KKFI

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KKFI
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CityKansas City, Missouri
Broadcast areaKansas City Metro Area
SloganVoice of the Community
Frequency90.1 MHz
First air date1988
FormatEclectic: Jazz, Blues, Rock music, World music, Talk, News
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT129 meters (423 ft)
ClassC1
AffiliationsPacifica
OwnerMid-Coast Radio Project, Inc.
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.kkfi.org

KKFI is a radio station located in Kansas City, Missouri and owned by Mid-Coast Radio Project, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Formed in 1988, it broadcasts at 100,000 watts on 90.1 FM. Its music programming includes blues, jazz, reggae, rock, hip hop, alternative, Hispanic and world music. Its local and national public affairs programming includes shows dealing with working class, organized labor, peace, justice, LGBT, women, and alternative health issues.

History[edit]

KKFI is owned and operated by Mid-Coast Radio Project, Inc., which was incorporated 1977-03-25.[1] It received a license to broadcast in 1987, and its first broadcast was 1988-02-28.[2]

Historical newspaper clippings and memorabilia are available at kkfistory.org.

Location[edit]

KKFI's studios are located at 3901 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64111.

Its service area is roughly circular encompassing the Kansas City Metro Area. It is routinely heard from most part of Topeka, Kansas, in the west extending east almost to Marshall, Missouri. The officially designated "local" area covers roughly half that distance[3]

Affiliations[edit]

It is affiliated with the Pacifica radio network, the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, and the Grassroots Radio Coalition. It is the Kansas City metropolitan area's home for Democracy Now!, the flagship program of the Pacifica Foundation.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mid-Coast Radio ProjectWikidata Q64862559"History of KKFI 90.1 FM – Mid-Coast Radio Founders Inspired by "Sex and Broadcasting"". KKFI. Retrieved 2016-09-25. "Mid-Coast Radio Project Inc. dba KKFI 90.1 FM". Greater Kansas City Community FoundationI. Retrieved 2016-09-25.
  2. ^ "KKFI goes on-air February 28, 1988". kkfistory.org. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  3. ^ Predicted Coverage Area for KKFI 90.1 FMWikidata Q67799329

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Coordinates: 39°05′06″N 94°28′48″W / 39.085°N 94.480°W / 39.085; -94.480