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City of license Salinas, California
Broadcast area Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz
Branding 1460 More Stimulating Talk
Frequency 1460 kHz
Format News Talk Information
Power 10,000 watts day
10,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 26925
Transmitter coordinates 36°43′59″N 121°35′32″W / 36.73306°N 121.59222°W / 36.73306; -121.59222
Former callsigns KHTX (1991-1992)
KRQC (1992)
KHTX (1992)
KDON (1997-1998)
KTXX (1998-2002)
KABL (2004)
Affiliations ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks
Owner Clear Channel Communications
(CC Licenses)
Website Official website

KION (1460 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Salinas, California, USA, the station serves the Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz area. The station is currently owned by Clear Channel Communications and features programing from ABC Radio and Premiere Radio Networks.[1][2]


The station was assigned the call letters KHTX on 1991-12-28. On 1992-01-10, the station changed its call sign to KRQC and on 1995-01-03 to KHTX. On 1997-05-01 it became KDON and on 1998-10-12 KTXX. On 2002-08-14 the calls became the current KION however on 2004-10-19 the station changed again to KABL and finally on 2006-12-31 back to the current KION.[3]


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