|First air date||December 1947|
|Power||8,400 watts day
36 watts night
|Former callsigns||KWEI (1947–2011)
|Former frequencies||1240 kHz (1948-1957)
1220 kHz (1957-1959)
|Owner||Educational Media Foundation|
|Sister stations||KARO, KLXI|
KWEI went on the air in December 1947. On February 25, 2011, the call letters were changed to KTRP; that March, the station changed to a classic country format. The KWEI call letters returned on March 25, 2014 (swapping with 1450 AM); on April 17, 2014, the station adopted a Spanish language format.
On May 12, 2016, Educational Media Foundation purchased KKOO and KWEI. Both stations became K-Love affiliates and sister stations to Air1 affiliate KARO. EMF took control of both stations on September 1, 2016; that day, KWEI began stunting.
- Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-128. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
- "Call Sign History (KWEI)". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
- "EMF Acquires Boise Duo" from Radio Insight (May 12, 2016)
- "Consummation Notice". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KWEI
- Radio-Locator Information on KWEI
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KWEI
- FCC History Cards for KWEI
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