KMRO

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KMRO
Radio Nueva Vida.png
CityCamarillo, California
Broadcast areaVentura County, California
Santa Barbara, California
Branding"Radio Nueva Vida"
Slogan"Tu estación de bendición."
Frequency90.3 MHz
First air dateJanuary 19, 1987
FormatSpanish Christian
ERP10,500 watts
HAAT324 meters (1,063 ft)
ClassB
Facility ID65404
Transmitter coordinates34°24′47″N 119°11′10″W / 34.41306°N 119.18611°W / 34.41306; -119.18611Coordinates: 34°24′47″N 119°11′10″W / 34.41306°N 119.18611°W / 34.41306; -119.18611
Callsign meaningKaMaRillO
OwnerThe Association For Community Education, Inc.
WebcastListen Live
Websitenuevavida.com

KMRO (90.3 MHz) is a non-commercial FM radio station licensed to Camarillo, California and broadcasting to the areas of Ventura County and southern Santa Barbara County, California. The station is owned by The Association For Community Education, Inc.[1] and airs a Spanish-language Christian talk and teaching format. It is the flagship station of the religious radio network Radio Nueva Vida based in Camarillo, California.

History[edit]

KMRO[edit]

KMRO was first signed on January 19, 1987 by The Association for Community Education, Inc.[2] KMRO is the flagship station of Radio Nueva Vida, a Spanish-language Christian talk and teaching radio network.

KEYQ[edit]

KEYQ first went on the air on October 14, 1957. It was purchased by Americom in 1967.[3] From September 1992 to May 1993, the station held the call letters KFSO, after which it reverted to the KEYQ calls.[4] In 1997, Jonna Hooker sold KEYQ to The Association for Community Education, Inc. for $200,000.[5]

KGZO[edit]

The station signed on July 19, 1993 as KLOD; it was owned by High Adventure Ministries, Inc. KLOD changed its call sign to KGZO on April 5, 1996.[6] In 1997, High Adventure Ministries sold KGZO to The Association for Community Education for $240,000.[7]

Translators[edit]

KMRO is relayed by an additional 10 translators to widen its broadcast area:

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K217EF 91.3 Desert Center, California 10 D FCC
K251AH 98.1 Grand Terrace, California 8 D FCC
K209FV 89.7 Los Banos, California 10 D FCC
K295AI 106.9 Muscoy, California 7 D FCC
K217CQ 91.3 Salinas, California 10 D FCC
K211DK 90.1 Santa Ana, California 10 D FCC
K240AK 95.9 Soledad, California 27 D FCC
K219DK 91.7 Victorville, California 10 D FCC
K269EW 101.7 Santa Maria, California 10 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KGZO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "Directory of Radio Stations in the United States and Canada" (PDF). Broadcasting/Cable Yearbook. Broadcasting Publications Inc. 1989. p. B-27. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  3. ^ "Directory of Radio Stations in the U.S." (PDF). Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook. New Providence, New Jersey: R.R. Bowker. 1995. p. B-39. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "KEYQ Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  5. ^ "Citadel Sitting Pretty With Tele-Media Buy" (PDF). Radio and Records. April 4, 1997. p. 6. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  6. ^ "KGZO Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  7. ^ "After 20 Years, Bonneville Bids Adieu To Big D" (PDF). Radio and Records. July 4, 1997. p. 6. Retrieved June 15, 2018.

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