KFAR AM live


& Category: Alaska | Genres: news, Talk,

KFAR AM live


KFAR AM is a commercial radio station programming news/talk in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States, broadcasting on 660 AM. Founded in 1939, KFAR is the oldest radio station in Fairbanks and one of the oldest in Alaska. KFAR airs Fox News Radio throughout the day and carries national radio programs through Compass Media Networks, Genesis Communications Network, Premiere Networks and West wood One, among others. The station previously held longtime affiliations with the ABC Radio Network, Mutual Broadcasting System and the previous incarnation of West wood One. KFAR AM is one of the most famous online radio station on Alaska.

Since adopting the news/talk format during the 1980s, KFAR has had a long-standing commitment to airing locally produced talk radio programming; the station turned down The Rush Limbaugh Show when it was originally offered in favor of local programming. KFAR is currently the only news/talk station in Fairbanks to produce local call-in talk shows. Their primary competitor, KFBX, airs locally produced news and public affairs programming (on weekday morning drive and midday, and on Sunday morning, respectively), but no local talk shows. To drive home this distinction, KFAR makes heavy use of the slogan “Local Talk Radio”. Problem Corner (which has aired on the station since 1961), Tradio and The Michael Dukes Show comprise a total of 4 hours of airtime each weekday. KFAR has also aired a succession of local talk shows on Saturday mornings.

The station was later owned by New Northwest Broadcasters, which purchased Borealis. It is currently owned by Last Frontier Mediactive, which goes by the branding of “The Radio Station“. Perry Walley, the company’s general manager, is the son of Bill Walley and grew up around the station, as did his brother Terry, who is the general manager of rival broadcaster Tanana Valley Television.

Radio Information:

Location: Alaska

Language: English

Genres: News, Talk

Web Site: kfar660.com

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