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City Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Frequency 88.1 (MHz)
Format Public
ERP 1800 watts
HAAT 38 meters (125 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 49570
Transmitter coordinates 15°9′5″N 145°43′11″E / 15.15139°N 145.71972°E / 15.15139; 145.71972
Affiliations National Public Radio
Owner Marianas Educational Media Services, Inc.
Sister stations KCKD, KKBT, KMOP

KRNM (88.1 FM), is a National Public Radio-affiliated non-commercial educational radio station run by Marianas Educational Media Services, Inc., in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. It primarily features National Public Radio programming.[1]

The station was assigned the KRNM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on February 19, 1996.[2]

This station was previously owned and operated by the Northern Marianas College.[3][4][5]

Former translators[edit]

At some point in the past, KRNM also operated a translator on 89.1 FM, K206BM. This was switched to relaying Guam's KPRG at an unknown date.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K206BM 89.1 FM Saipan, MP 250 D FCC


  1. ^ Jacobs, George (2007). National Radio: Northern Mariana Islands (US Commonwealth). World Radio TV Handbook 2007: The Directory of Global Broadcasting. Billboard Books. p. 305. ISBN 0-8230-5997-9. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "NMC Completes Transfer of Public Radio Station to Nonprofit MEMS" (Press release). Northern Marianas College. October 19, 2010. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Transactions: 8-07-09". Radio Business Report. August 7, 2009. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  5. ^ Deposa, Moneth (September 4, 2009). "FCC yet to issue decision on NMC's radio station transfer". Saipan Tribune. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 

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