|Broadcast area||Tacoma/South Sound area|
|Branding||KLAY AM 1180|
|First air date||1948 (at 1480 AM)|
|Format||News / Talk / Sports information|
5,000 watts day|
1,000 watts night
|Callsign meaning||Clay Frank Huntington (station owner, now deceased)|
|Affiliations||Dial Global, USA Radio Network, Premiere Radio Networks|
|Owner||Clay Frank Huntington Legacy LLC|
KLAY (1180 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk/sports information format. Located in Lakewood, Washington, United States, the station serves the Tacoma area. The station is owned by Clay Frank Huntington Legacy LLC and features programming from Westwood One. The station features news, talk, weather, traffic, and sports reporting. KLAY has been on the air for about 53 years. Broadcasting coverage is roughly from Downtown Seattle south through the state capital of Olympia.
Biz Tech Talk, Tuesdays at noon, covers everything related to technology. Dine NW, Wednesdays at noon, covering restaurants around the Puget Sound. Tribal Talk, Thursdays at noon, covers tribal politics and issues. Equal Time Radio, Fridays at noon, covers politics from the left. There are 50 'live' local programs weekly.
The station went on the air as KFHA at 1480 AM and changed its call sign to KOOD in 1966, and then to KQLA in 1978, and finally to KLAY in April 1980. On May 1, 1990, the station changed its call sign to KDFL, and on June 28, 1991 to the current KLAY.
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