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City Tucson, Arizona
Broadcast area Tucson metropolitan area
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Slogan "Your NPR News Station"
Frequency 1550 kHz
89.1 MHz(also on HD Radio)
Format Public radio
Power 1550: 50,000 watts day only
ERP 89.1: 1,600 watts
HAAT 89.1: 187.0 meters (613.5 ft)
Class 1550: D
89.1: A
Facility ID 1550: 2723
89.1: 3383
Transmitter coordinates 32°22′21″N 111°5′52″W / 32.37250°N 111.09778°W / 32.37250; -111.09778 KUAZ (AM)
32°12′53″N 111°0′21″W / 32.21472°N 111.00583°W / 32.21472; -111.00583 KUAZ-FM
Callsign meaning K University of AriZona
Affiliations NPR
Owner University of Arizona
(Arizona Board of Regents for the benefit of the University of Arizona)
Sister stations KUAT-FM, KUAT-TV (TV)
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://radio.azpm.org/kuaz/

KUAZ is a radio station operated out of The University of Arizona that serves the Tucson, Arizona, metropolitan area. It operates on 1550 on the AM dial and 89.1 on the FM dial with a combination of news and National Public Radio format during the day and jazz in the evenings. KUAZ-FM has a translator 91.7 FM in Sierra Vista, Arizona, and simulcast as KUAZ on 1550 on the AM dial from sunrise to sunset only.

The AM station originally was a commercial operation known as KFIF, whose owner gave the daytime-only license to The University of Arizona when he obtained a 24-hour license at 580 AM and put KIKX on the air.

KUAZ is also available on the PlayStation Portable Internet Radio Application.

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