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KERN Radio

KERN is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Wasco-Greenacres, California, and serving the Bakersfield metropolitan area.


The station is owned by American General Media. KERN airs a talk radio format with mostly local hosts on weekdays, along with syndicated shows from Chris Plante, Michael Savage, Dave Ramsey and Red Eye Radio.

Weekends feature shows on health, money, real estate, home repair, law and computers. Weekend syndicated shows include Kim Komando, Larry Kudlow, Bill Cunningham, Bob Brinker and Bruce DuMont. Some weekend hours are paid brokered programming. Most hours begin with the world and national news from ABC News Radio.

KERN operates with 50,000 watts by day, the maximum power permitted for commercial AM stations. But because AM 1180 is a clear-channel frequency, reserved for Class A WHAM in Rochester, New York, KERN must reduce

power at night to 10,000 watts, and uses a directional antenna at all times to limit interference. KERN Radio – KERN is a broadcast station from Wasco, California, United States, playing News, Talk.

Radio contact Info:

Address: 1400 Easton Drive Suite 144 B Bakersfield, CA 93309

Phone: (661) 328-1410

Email: [email protected]

Studio Phone (661) 842-KERN
Fax (661) 328-0873