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City Pago Pago, American Samoa
Broadcast area American Samoa
Slogan "The station that belongs to you!"
Frequency 92.1 MHz
First air date April 14, 1988
Format Polynesian-easy listening with jazz
ERP 15,000 watts
HAAT -28 meters (-91 feet)
Class C3
Facility ID 58760
Transmitter coordinates 14°17′41″S 170°39′44″W / 14.29472°S 170.66222°W / -14.29472; -170.66222
Callsign meaning "Samoa Broadcasting System"
Former callsigns KASN-FM[1]
Owner Samoa Technologies, Inc.
Website http://www.ksbsfm92.com/

KSBS-FM (92.1 FM) is Samoa's first commercial FM radio station broadcasting a variety format including local Polynesian, oldies, easy listening music. KSBS-FM broadcasts religious programming on Sunday mornings as well as hourly news from BBC, NPR, VOA, Radio Australia and Radio New Zealand International. Licensed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to Pago Pago, American Samoa, it serves the general American Samoa area.[2] Also known as "Island 92", KSBS-FM is owned by Samoa Technologies.

The station was assigned the KSBS-FM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on April 6, 1988.[1]

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters KSBS were earlier assigned to an FM station in Kansas City, Kansas, which began broadcasting October 5, 1947. It operated on 105.9 MHz and was licensed to Sunflower Broadcasting System Incorporated.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ Jacobs, George (2007). National Radio: Samoa (American). World Radio TV Handbook 2007: The Directory of Global Broadcasting. Billboard Books. p. 344. ISBN 0-8230-5997-9. 
  3. ^ "New Kansas City, Kan., FM Outlet Names Staff" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 27, 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 

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