KTKU

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KTKU
KTKU logo.png
City Juneau, Alaska
Broadcast area Juneau, Alaska
Branding TAKU 105.1
Slogan For the Best Country
Frequency 105.1 (MHz)
Format Country
ERP 3,800 watts
HAAT -323 meters
Class A
Owner Alaska Broadcast Communications
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.taku105.com

KTKU is a commercial country music radio station in Juneau, Alaska, broadcasting on 105.1 FM. It is located at the Juneau Radio Center, at 3161 Channel Drive with its sister stations KINY, KJNO and KSUP. It is part of an 8 station group, Alaska Broadcast Communications, headquartered at the Juneau Radio Center.

History & Programming[edit]

KTKU signed on the air in 1984 as the first commercial FM station in the capital city of Juneau. It was debuted under the ownership of Roy Paschal, longtime cable guru of South Central Alaska, as the sister station of KJNO.

Programming was directed by Paul Demers, who put together a full-time airstaff including Rick Rydell as the morning show host, Paul Glazier as middays, Paul Demers afternoons, and Tracy Sharp as evenings.

Dennis Egan, the former mayor of Juneau and Juneau's current state senator, was the station's first general manager.

KTKU was Top 40 with album cuts when it debuted as Taku 105, being branded after the massive Taku ice field which lies directly above the city.

Today, Taku 105 plays hot country and is home of the much talked about Morning Crew -

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Coordinates: 58°19′44″N 134°28′23″W / 58.329°N 134.473°W / 58.329; -134.473