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City Olympia, Washington
Branding Sacred Heart Radio
Slogan Catholic Radio For the Northwest
Frequency 1240 kHz
First air date 1922 (as KGY)
Format Catholic Religious
Power 1,000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 34486
Transmitter coordinates 47°03′31″N 122°54′09″W / 47.05861°N 122.90250°W / 47.05861; -122.90250
Former callsigns KGY (1922-2014)
Owner Sacred Heart Radio, Inc.
Sister stations KBLE
Website sacredheartradio.org

KBUP (1240 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Olympia, Washington, United States. The station is owned and operated by Sacred Heart Radio, Inc.


KBUP features Catholic religious programming, simulcast with KBLE 1050 AM Seattle.


KBUP is one of the oldest radio stations in the state of Washington. It was licensed in 1922 and began broadcasting at St. Martin's College, for a while out of a log cabin.[1]

On October 14, 2014, KGY was sold by KGY Inc. to Sacred Heart Radio, Inc. and changed their format to Catholic religious, simulcasting KBLE 1050 AM Seattle. On November 6, KGY changed their call letters to KBUP.


  1. ^ "The KGY History". KGY Radio. 

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