|City of license||San Diego, California|
|Broadcast area||San Diego, California|
|Slogan||K-Brite 1240 AM|
|First air date||1963 as KSON|
simulcast of KBRT
|Power||550 watts unlimited|
|Former callsigns||KSON (1963-1996)
Donald CrawfordCrawford Broadcasting
Previously, KNSN was a gospel music radio station, having that format from January 2007 until July 2007. Prior to that format, it had been a KidStar Radio affiliate from July 24, 1996, but that radio network was short-lived and merged with Radio Disney. Before that, KSON had a country music format that was simulcast with KSON-FM 97.3. KNSN shares its antenna with KURS. During a heavy rain/wind storm in the end of December 2004, approximately half of the radio antenna tower collapsed and fell, leaving the tower at a height of about 200 feet. It had been 442 feet. The station was sold to Multicultural Broadcasting Inc. on June 1, 2009.
On May 22, 2014, Crawford Broadcasting announced they would acquire KNSN for $1.5 million through licensee Kiertron, Inc. The sale was consummated on July 25, 2014.  KNSN went silent in late-July 2014 in preparation for a new format under Crawford Broadcasting ownership. As a result, ESNE Radio moved to KURS.
KNSN signed on again on September 29, 2014, as a simulcast of KBRT.
KSON first came on the air in 1946. 1240 kHz and 250 watt RCA transmitter, tower was 250 feet (as I recall). The station was owned and operated by Fred Rebal.
- "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
- FCC History Cards for KNSN
- The Soul of San Diego (website of previous gospel format)
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KNSN
- Radio-Locator Information on KNSN
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KNSN
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