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KMSA 91.3 FM
City Grand Junction, Colorado
Broadcast area Grand Junction
Slogan The Alternative, The Metal Authority
Frequency 91.3 MHz
Format Adult album alternative
ERP 3,100 watts
HAAT 406.8 meters (1,335 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 41300
Callsign meaning MeSA
Affiliations Colorado Mesa University
Owner Colorado Mesa University
Website KMSA website

KMSA (91.3 FM) "The Alternative" is a college radio station broadcasting an adult album alternative format.

Licensed to Grand Junction, Colorado, USA, it serves the Grand Junction area. The station is currently owned by Colorado Mesa University . KMSA is student operated, and student managed and has been since its creation in 1975. It prides itself in bringing good Alternative music to the grand valley. Music includes but is not limited to: Punk, Hip-Hop, Alternative, R&B, Indie-Pop, Pop-Punk, Hardcore, Pop-Core, Electronic, Dub-Step, Classic Rock, and anything you can imagine that fits in between those genres.

Every Saturday for the last 28 years, KMSA broadcasts Metal. "The Metal Authority," starting Late Friday and stopping late Saturday plays every genre of metal imaginable. The Metal Authority dedicates more time to unplayed metal genres than any other radio station in the country.

Only students may work at the station, and many go onto bigger jobs in the broadcast media industry.

History of General Managers
Dave Pipe early 1980s
Arn McConnell early 1980s
Mark Shortess mid 1980s
Dan Jester mid 1980s
Jim Davis mid 1980s
Kevin LaDuke late 1980s
Pat Hambright 1990-1991
Steve Connell 1992-1993
Eric Watson 1993-1994
Sean "Franklin" Ton 1994-1995
Mark "Kos" Kosmicki 1995-1996
Brad McCloud 1996-1997
Richard A Marcus 1997-1998
Frank Bellavia 1998-1999
Jared Hargrave 1999-2000
Dustin Coren- 2008-2009
Alicia Trujillo- 2009-2010
Cody Parkes- 2010-2011 (spring)
Kyle Cooper- 2011-2012
Kyle Davis- 2012-2013

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Coordinates: 39°03′56″N 108°44′54″W / 39.0655°N 108.7484°W / 39.0655; -108.7484