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KIID-AM
RadioDisneySacramento.jpg
City of license Sacramento, California
Broadcast area Sacramento
Slogan Radio Disney 1470 AM
Frequency 1470 kHz
Format Childrens Radio
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 65482
Transmitter coordinates 38°35′30″N 121°27′47″W / 38.59167°N 121.46306°W / 38.59167; -121.46306Coordinates: 38°35′30″N 121°27′47″W / 38.59167°N 121.46306°W / 38.59167; -121.46306
Callsign meaning KID's Radio
Former callsigns KNDE, KXOA, KQPT, KOME, KRAK
Affiliations Radio Disney
Owner The Walt Disney Company
Website radiodisney.com

KIID-AM (1470 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Childrens Radio format. Licensed to Sacramento, California, USA. The station is currently owned by the Walt Disney Company and features programing from Radio Disney.[1]

The station went on the air as KXOA in 1945. The call letters were changed to KNDE in 1970 after KXOA AM and FM were sold to separate owners. On 1978-09-28, the station changed its call sign to KXOA which broadcast on 1470 AM for the most part in various incarnations since 1945. On 1997-04-15 the call sign was changed to KQPT. On 1998-07-16 to KOME. On 1999-01-15 to KRAK. On 2001-02-19 to the current KIID along with the sale to Disney and switch to a Radio Disney format.[2]

Transmitter Destruction

On July 15, 2009, two of the three radio towers KIID broadcasts from were melted due to a fire at the towers site. Tower 1 (the center tower) and tower 2 (the eastern tower) were destructed.

KIID is currently broadcasting at reduced power in a non-directional pattern with the remaining tower 3 (the western tower).

References

http://www.fox40.com/news/headlines/ktxl-news-radiodisney0715,0,1816910.story

  1. ^ "KIID Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://www.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/fmq?call=KIID.  
  2. ^ "KIID Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/call_hist.pl?Facility_id=65482&Callsign=KIID.  

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