KWLE

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KWLE
Kwle 1340 the whale logo.jpg
City Anacortes, Washington
Broadcast area Skagit County
Branding The Whale
Frequency 1340 kHz
Format Adult Contemporary
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 29237
Transmitter coordinates 48°29′44″N 122°36′15″W / 48.49556°N 122.60417°W / 48.49556; -122.60417
Former callsigns KAGT, KLKI[1]
Owner Harinder Singh and Gurpal Garcha
(New Age Media Ltd.)
Sister stations KRPA
Website KWLE Online

KWLE (1340 AM) is a radio station that plays an Adult contemporary music format. Licensed to Anacortes, Washington, United States, it serves the Skagit County, Washington area. The station is currently owned by Harinder Singh and Gurpal Garcha, through licensee New Age Media Ltd.

They also broadcast local Anacortes sporting events. It is mostly heard in the Skagit County area.[2]

KWLE was formerly KLKI, playing standards similar to Seattle station KIXI. The format change in December 2007 angered many loyal listeners, who argued that they no longer had a local outlet to hear "Standards".[3]

The station is also simulcast on KRPA Oak Harbor, Washington.

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