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City King City, California
Broadcast area South Monterey County
Slogan "Full Service Country 1490" "When local news happens it's on 1490 KRKC"
Frequency 1490 kHz
Format Country/Full service radio
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 54554
Transmitter coordinates 36°13′34″N 121°7′26″W / 36.22611°N 121.12389°W / 36.22611; -121.12389
Affiliations CBS Radio, AP Radio
Owner KC Communications Incorporated
Sister stations KC 102 102.1 KRKC-FM

KRKC (1490 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country format. As of April 2012, the station is also broadcast on 104.9 FM. The 104.9 signal is an FM translator (K285FW). Licensed to King City, California, United States, it serves the South Monterey County area. The station is currently owned by KC Communications Inc,[1] and features programming provided from CBS Radio and AP Radio and local news and sports provided by Matthew Arnett. KRKC's sister station is KC 102 (102.1 KRKC-FM). 1490/104.9 airs Oakland A's baseball, SF 49ers and Oakland Raiders football, San Jose Sharks hockey and Golden State Warriors basketball.

KRKC signed on in 1959 on 1570 kHz with 250 watts daytime only. In 1963, it moved to 1490 kHz so it could stay on the air full-time.


  1. ^ "KRKC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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