|City||San Diego, California|
|Broadcast area||San Diego, California|
|Branding||KSON-FM 97.3 and 92.1|
|Slogan||"San Diego's #1 for New Country"|
|Frequency||97.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||January 15, 1964 (as KSEA)|
HD2: Classic Country "Legendary Country"
|Former callsigns||KSEA (1964-1975)
(Entercom San Diego License, LLC)
|Sister stations||KBZT, KXSN, KSOQ|
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KSON (97.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve San Diego, California, United States. The station, founded in 1964, is owned by Entercom and the broadcast license is held by Entercom San Diego License, LLC. The station's studios are located in San Diego's Mission Valley neighborhood, and the transmitter is located in East San Diego in the Emerald Hills neighborhood.
On December 8, 2014, Entercom announces that it was purchasing Lincoln Financial Group's entire 15-station lineup (including KSON) in a $106.5 million deal, and would operate the outlets under a LMA deal until the sale was approved by the FCC. The sale was consummated on July 17, 2015.
In 2007, the station was nominated for the top 25 markets Country music Radio & Records magazine station of the year award . Other nominees included WUSN Chicago, KYGO-FM Denver, WYCD Detroit, KEEY-FM Minneapolis, and WXTU Philadelphia.
- "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
- "Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
- "Entercom Acquires Lincoln Financial Media" from Radio Insight (December 8, 2014)
- "2007 Industry Achievement Awards". Radio and Records. September 28, 2008. Archived from the original on May 11, 2008.