AM 1490 Bremerton FCC History Cards

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Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of QZVX, former broadcaster at KTOY FM/Tacoma, KVAC/Forks , KDFL/Sumner, KTTX & KWHI FM/Brenham (TX), KONP/Port Angeles, KBAM/Longview, KJUN/Puyallup, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KAMT/Tacoma, KASY/Auburn, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KTAC/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. -- Airchecks

1 thought on “AM 1490 Bremerton FCC History Cards

  1. mikec says:
    December 27, 2016 11:28 am at
    This interesting history reveals KBRO first sought out 1230 instead of 1490 which would have been a poor choice considering use of 1220 first in Centralia, then Renton & Auburn. The FCC expressed concerns about interference on 1490 as that frequency was gaining other occupants nearby (KLOG for example) KBRO then appears to compete with KTNT for 1400 but was denied. In 1951, a Puyallip-based group challenged KBRO for use of 1490 but was denied. KBRO however managed to survive as a Bremerton broadcaster, whereas short-lived daytimer KGIB 1540 (’48-51) was not

    pugetsound says:
    December 27, 2016 4:59 pm at
    Lloyd Hannah and partners attempted to grab 1450 Puyallup at one point, I believe. Something I’ll have to look into further.

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