KTNK

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KTNK
City Lompoc, California
Broadcast area Santa Maria-Lompoc area
Branding America's Honkytonk Station
Frequency 1410 kHz
First air date May 25, 1963[1]
Format Country/Classic Country & Western
Power 500 watts (day)
77 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 51263
Transmitter coordinates 34°39′47.00″N 120°22′58.00″W / 34.6630556°N 120.3827778°W / 34.6630556; -120.3827778
Former callsigns KKOK (1963-1977)
KBIK (1977-1979)
KLVV (1979-1983)
KLLB (1983-1987)
KTME (1987-2006)
KINF (7/06-9/06)
KUHL (2006-2009)
KSMA (2009-2014)[2]
Affiliations ABC Radio, Jones Radio Network, Westwood One
Owner Michael Alan Day
(Cross and Crown Broadcasting Corporation)
Webcast Listen Live
Website KTNK website

KTNK (1410 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Classic Country format. Licensed to Lompoc, California, United States, the station serves the Santa Maria-Lompoc area. The station, established in 1963,[1] is currently owned by Michael Alan Day's Cross and Crown Broadcasting Corporation and features programming from ABC Radio, Jones Radio Network and Westwood One.[2]

History[edit]

The station was assigned call letters KLVV on November 8, 1979. On August 22, 1983, the station changed its call sign to KLLB, and on September 1, 1987, to KTME. On July 31, 2006, it changed again to KINF, and on September 19, 2006, to KUHL. On January 27, 2009, the station changed again, this time to KSMA. Most recently, the station assumed the current KTNK call sign on May 6, 2014.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory of AM and FM Radio stations in the U.S.". 1964 Broadcasting Yearbook. Washington, D.C.: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1964. p. B-16. 
  2. ^ a b "KTNK Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "KTNK Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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