KOMO-FM

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
KOMO-FM
KOMO Newsradio logo
CityOakville, Washington
Broadcast areasouthern portions of the Seattle Metropolitan Area and Olympic Peninsula
BrandingKOMO News
SloganReporting the news, understanding the news.
Frequency97.7 MHz (FM)
Translator(s)99.7 K259BG (Chehalis)
102.1 K271BS (Auburn)
First air dateOctober 26, 1984 (as KSWW)
FormatAll News
ERP69,000 watts
HAAT701 meters (2,300 ft)
ClassC
Facility ID51167
Transmitter coordinates47°18′47″N 123°22′19″W / 47.313°N 123.372°W / 47.313; -123.372Coordinates: 47°18′47″N 123°22′19″W / 47.313°N 123.372°W / 47.313; -123.372
Former callsignsKSWW (1984–1999)
KFMY (1999–2009)
OperatorSinclair Broadcast Group
OwnerSouth Sound Broadcasting (sale pending to Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Sister stationsKOMO (AM)
WebcastListen Live
WebsiteKOMO Newsradio

KOMO-FM (97.7 FM) is a radio station simulcasting the all-news radio format of Seattle, Washington's KOMO (1000). Licensed to Oakville, Washington, United States, it effectively serves as a full-power translator station serving the southern portion of the Olympic Peninsula. The station is currently owned by South Sound Broadcasting, but is programmed and managed via a local marketing agreement by KOMO Radio's owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group. In June 2017 the outright sale of the station to Sinclair for $6.75 million was announced; the sale is pending FCC approval.[1] The station's studios and offices are co-located with television partner KOMO-TV within KOMO Plaza (formerly Fisher Plaza) in the Lower Queen Anne section of Seattle, directly across the street from the Space Needle.

Until May 18, 2009, the station's calls were KFMY, and until May 15 of that year, the station played a classic rock format as Eagle 97.7.[2]

Translators[edit]

KOMO-FM is also carried on the following satellite and broadcast translator stations to improve reception of the station:

References[edit]

External links[edit]