|City||King City, California|
|Broadcast area||South Monterey County|
|Slogan||"Full Service Country 1490" "When local news happens it's on 1490 KRKC"|
|Format||Country/Full service radio|
|Power||1,000 watts unlimited|
|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, USA, it serves the South Monterey County area. The station is currently owned by KC Communications Inc, 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.
- FCC History Cards for KRKC
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KRKC
- Radio-Locator Information on KRKC
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KRKC
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