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City Lafayette, Colorado
Broadcast area Denver-Boulder-Longmont
Branding 94.7 FM The Word
Slogan Faith comes by hearing
Frequency 94.7 MHz
First air date 1975 (as KBVL)
Format Christian Talk
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 300 meters
Class C
Facility ID 58631
Transmitter coordinates 40°4′19″N 105°21′14″W / 40.07194°N 105.35389°W / 40.07194; -105.35389Coordinates: 40°4′19″N 105°21′14″W / 40.07194°N 105.35389°W / 40.07194; -105.35389
Former callsigns KBVL (1975-1988)
KHIH (1988-1994)
Owner Salem Media Group
(Salem Media of Colorado, Inc.)
Sister stations KRKS, KNUS, KDMT, KBJD
Webcast Listen Live

KRKS-FM (94.7 FM) is a radio station that broadcasts a Christian talk format. Licensed to Lafayette, Colorado, it serves the Denver-Boulder area. The station is owned and operated by the Salem Media Group. Its studios are located in Aurora, and the transmitter is located west of Boulder.


94.7 FM signed on the air in 1975 as KBVL. In 1988, Adams Communications assumed control of the station from Sterling Radio. The format would become KHIH/"Smooth Jazz 94-7". Noble Communications would purchase KHOW-AM & KHIH-FM in 1993. Salem Communications would purchase KHIH from Noble in 1994. Salem Media Group (formerly Salem Communications), primarily a company that operates Christian stations, would drop the Smooth Jazz format in September 1994 for its current format. The station was rebranded as 947 FM The Word in January 2017.

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