||It has been suggested that this article be merged into Bethel Broadcasting, Incorporated. (Discuss) Proposed since February 2012.|
|City of license||Bethel, Alaska|
|Broadcast area||Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta (Southwestern Alaska)|
|Translator(s)||91.9 K220EA Aniak, Alaska|
|First air date||May 13, 1971|
|Format||Public radio, music|
|Language(s)||English, Yupik languages|
|Class||A (former NARBA I-N)|
|Transmitter coordinates||Coordinates: (NAD83)|
|Former frequencies||580 kHz|
|Affiliations||National Public Radio
Public Radio International
Native Voice Communications
American Indian Radio on Satellite
Alaska Public Radio
|Owner||Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.|
|Sister stations||KYUK-FM, KYUK-TV (defunct)|
KYUK is an AM public radio clear-channel station in Bethel, Alaska. It is licensed for 10 kilowatts on 640 kHz (640 AM). It primarily features programming from National Public Radio and Native Voice One.
KYUK (AM) claims to have been the first Native-owned and operated radio station in the United States when it first went on the air in 1971.
A construction permit for a 1000-watt FM rebroadcaster of KYUK (AM) on 91.1 MHz at Marshall, Alaska was issued by the FCC on 27 December 2007.[dated info] In addition, a new sister station, 90.3 KYUK-FM, with music-only programming, went on the air in Bethel in December 2009.
- "Radio". Bethel, Alaska: Bethel Broadcasting. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
- "FM Query Results - Facility ID No.: 172686". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2010-05-19. Yupik languages claim is in the application BNPED-20071019AOA (Form 340), exhibits 2 and 13.
- Mitchell, Elaine, ed. (1975). Alaska Blue Book (1975 ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 157.
- KYUK Radio official site
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KYUK
- Radio-Locator Information on KYUK
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KYUK
- Query the FCC's FM station database for K220EA
- Radio-Locator information on K220EA
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