(NewsUSA) – Americans can listen to the radio via AM/FM, Internet, satellite, or cable TV. The music is the same, but payments to the artists are not. Internet radio pays musicians a small amount, but AM/FM radio pays them nothing. Most experts agree that this policy doesn’t fit the digital era, and many musicians say […]Continue Reading ...
The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman after the fisherman contacted the Coast Guard and confirmed he was safe and headed back to Westport, Thursday. The Coast Guard has recalled assets involved in the search, which included the crews of Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port […]Continue Reading ...
Go Kits are essential for all citizens of Western Washington due to the various hazards we are at risk for. Each person should have a Go Kit at home, at work and in your vehicle. Remember, your pets will need a Go Kit also. On the occasion you must leave your home or are caught […]Continue Reading ...
Aberdeen High School’s radio station, the KAHS 106.5FM, walked away with four individual state titles out of the twelve categories contested in the Washington State High School Radio Awards. The four state titles match the cumulative total of all the state titles that the KAHS have won since the beginning of the competition in 2008, […]Continue Reading ...
SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a fishing vessel 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Wednesday. Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport, Wash., received a medevac request on VHF-FM Channel 16 at approximately 7:13 p.m for a crewmember who had reportedly suffered a head injury aboard the Shirley R. A […]Continue Reading ...
Tuning around on the radio dial…
• KSWW “Sunny 102.1FM” (& 101.1 FM in Raymond) Adult Contemporary – 24 hours
Home of Rhys Davis in the morning
• KJET “105 7 The Jet” (& 93.1 FM in East County) Hot Adult Contemporary – 24 hours
Johnny Manson’s Morning Madhouse at 5am
• KANY “Bigfoot” 93 7″ FM – Fresh New Country – Your New Brand of Country – 24 hours
Big D and Bubba 6-10am, Doug McDowell 10am-noon, Brian Douglas in the afternoon
• KBKW NewsTalk 1450 AM and 94.7 FM – 24 hours – More Live talk than any other station in Grays Harbor. The only place to hear CoffeeTalk with Doug McDowell
KLSY “The Quake” 107.9 FM -24 hours – A tsunami of Classic Rock – broadcasting from somewhere off the Washington Coast
And coming soon to a radio near you – 100.5 FM, 103.9 FM, 107.3 FM
• an Aberdeen radio station 1320 AM News Talk
• KXXK 95.3 FM Country
• KDUX 104.7 FM Classic Rock
• KWOK 1490 AM SportsTalk
Low Power FM Stations
A new low-power non-commercial radio service was recently authorized by the FCC to provide local programming to limited geographic areas, normally a 3-4 mile radius. Low Power FM stations in this area include:
• 89.1 FM KXPB-LP Pacific Beach (Pacific Beach Food Bank)
• 91.3 FM KOSW-LP Ocean Shores (City of Ocean Shores)
• 98.5 FM KGHO-LP Hoquiam Oldies – moving to 99.9 FM
• 105.5 FM KQHS-LP Amanda Park
• 106.5 FM KAHS-LP Aberdeen (Abderdeen School District) “The KAHS” Alternative
Low Power FM stations are limited to 100 watts and cannot accept advertising, but can support operations with fund-raiser and “underwriting” announcements, similar to the way Channel 9 KCTS raises funds.Continue Reading ...
MONTESANO, Wash. – According to the Grays Harbor County Emergency Management agency, rumors, misconceptions, and misinformation circulated during the Great Washington Shakeout exercise last week. Deputy Director Chuck Wallace tells us they are “very active during all severe weather and disaster events and exercises.” Wallace added “During our monitoring of The Great Shakeout Exercise, some extremely prominent misconceptions, rumor and just plain bad information began circulating within the social media networks.”
To alleviate these issues, Grays Harbor County Emergency Management wishes to present the following information.Continue Reading ...
The Chilean Earthquake triggered a tsunami which impacted not only Chile, but other countries such as New Zealand, Ecuador, Polynesia, and even Santa Monica, California. The tsunami wave will even eventually reach the Pacific Northwest this morning, however it will be virtually unnoticeable along our beaches. THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO WASHINGTON STATE The […]Continue Reading ...
The Coast Guard reminds boaters to make smart decisions while operating in the Pacific Northwest following the rescue of eight people from an overloaded vessel that capsized near Bainbridge Island over the Labor Day weekend. “Between the overloading of the vessel, the lack of lifejackets and a water temperature of less than 60 degrees, they […]Continue Reading ...
The Coast Guard assisted boaters aboard a 26-foot recreational vessel that ran aground near Grays Harbor in Westport, Wash., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor received a distress call from a good Samaritan on VHF-FM Channel 16, who reported a boat with four people aboard had run aground on the south jetty near Grays Harbor, […]Continue Reading ...
WARRENTON, Ore. — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., hoisted one man after a vessel ran against the north jetty on the Columbia River near Ilwaco, Wash., Friday afternoon. There were no reports of pollution or major injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, in Warrenton, were contacted at approximately 12 p.m. […]Continue Reading ...
KBKW – From the Harbors Only Locally Owned Media Group
Founded in 1949 by Ben K. Weatherwax, KBKW operates 24-hours on 1450 kHz AM & 94.7 FM, from studios at the Jodesha Broadcast Center, 1520 Simpson Avenue in Aberdeen.
KBKW offers some of the biggest names in talk radio, and the area’s ONLY live local AM drive talk show. Industry veteran Doug McDowell knows his subjects and not only knows what questions to ask, but how to ask them. Doug’s daily CoffeeTalk program has become THE program to listen to every weekday. You can talk to Doug on air between 6 and 10 am by calling 360-533-KBKW, or by emailing [email protected].
Award winning News Director David Haviland reports on the latest breaking news that’s important to you. Email a newstip, or question, to [email protected]
Unlike some stations, most of KBKW weekday programming (and most weekend programming) is LIVE. We feel that’s important with the events going on around the world!
Fast Facts Our Location Name: The Talk of Grays Harbor Call Letters: KBKW-AM/FM Dial Position: 1450/94.7 Coverage Area: Grays Harbor & Pacific Counties Address: 1520 Simpson Avenue
Aberdeen Washington 98520
Office Phone: 360-533-3000 Second Phone: Office Fax: 360-532-1456 Request Line: Station Contacts Bill Wolfenbarger “Boss Bill”
Host: Coffee Talk
On-Air Mornings 5am-10am
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