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KFOX logo.png
City of license Torrance, California
Broadcast area Los Angeles, California
Slogan Radio Seoul
Frequency 1650 kHz
First air date 1997 as KKJZ
Format Korean language
Power 10,000 watts day
490 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 87242
Transmitter coordinates 34°1′10.00″N 118°20′41.00″W / 34.01944°N 118.34472°W / 34.01944; -118.34472
Callsign meaning the original KFOX (now KFRN) was intended to be bought by 20th Century FOX, which never went through.
Former callsigns KGXL (1998-1998)
KKTR (1998-1998)
KGXL (1998-1998)
Owner HK Media, Inc.

KFOX is a Korean language AM radio station licensed to Torrance, California, broadcasting to the Los Angeles metropolitan area on 1650 kHz AM.

KFOX was launched in 1997 as KKJZ and was a simulcast of adult standards station KGIL. After several years, KKJZ became "K-News," providing constant news updates, and eight traffic updates each hour. In 2001, the station went from broadcasting in English to broadcasting in Korean and today is known as "Radio Seoul."

The KFOX call sign was previously used at 93.5FM (now KDAY) and 1280AM (now KFRN). The KKJZ call sign is now at 88.1FM in Long Beach, another L.A. suburb.

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