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City Banning, California
Broadcast area Riverside-San Bernardino, California
Slogan Smart Talk 1490 AM
Frequency 1490 kHz
Translator(s) K259BJ (99.7 MHz, El Centro)
First air date 1948
Format Talk
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 55239
Owner Rocking M Media, LLC
Webcast Listen Live

KMET is a commercial radio station in Banning, California, broadcasting to the eastern sections of the Riverside-San Bernardino, California area on 1490 AM. KMET is an ABC radio affiliate and airs talk programming from broadcasters such as Clark Howard, Dave Ramsey, Tyler Jorgenson[1] and Kevin McCullough as well as sports coverage.

Prior to July 2007, KMET aired a Smooth Jazz music format branded as "Your Smooth Oasis". Before that, formats included a Country format, an all-sports format, and a middle of the road format called "The Mighty Met", in honor of the nickname of the Los Angeles radio station which formerly had this callsign, KMET 94.7.

Up through the 2011-2012 NHL Season, KMET was the Inland Empire radio affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings. It is also a radio affiliate for the Los Angeles Rams.


  1. ^ BizNinja, Tyler Jorgenson - The. "BizNinja Radio". Retrieved 2017-04-12. 

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Coordinates: 33°55′49″N 116°55′20″W / 33.93028°N 116.92222°W / 33.93028; -116.92222