January 1988 – AM radio formats

January 17, 1988


KVI_570, solid-gold rock ‘n’ roll, including morning show with Dick Curtis, afternoons with Humble Harve. Features include “All Request Hour” at 9 p.m. Cougar football on Saturdays. Weekend features include “Rock, Roll and Remember” 8 a.m.-noon Sunday
KCIS_630, Christian information, inspirational music, including morning news block, “Crosstalk Northwest” at noon. Weekend programming includes “Bible Answer Man” at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
KIRO_710, news, sports and talk, CBS News, Husky football, Seahawks football, and in season Mariners baseball. Morning and afternoon news blocks, “Midday” talk and interviews with Jim French and Dave Ross. “Sportsline,” with Wayne Cody at 7 p.m. “Talknet,” with Bruce Williams and Neil Myers at 10 p.m. Brief “Osgood File” at 6:25, 7:25, 8:25 and 9:25 a.m. each weekday. Sunday programs include “Outdoorline” with Bill Davis 6 to 8 p.m.; “Face the Nation” at 8:30 p.m.
KRPM-AM_770, country music, Seattle-Tacoma. Simulcast of KRPM-FM, including morning show with R.P. McMurphy & Mark Pierce.
KGNW_820, religion programming, Burien-Seattle. Bloc of religion programs includes: “Art of Family Living” at 8 a.m., “Chapel of the Air” at 8:15 a.m., “Heaven and Home Hour” at 8:30 a.m. Weekend programs include “Gospel Jubilee,” Southern gospel recordings from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
KTAC_850, contemporary music, personality including morning show with Toby Hart, nighttime talk segment with Art Popham. AM stereo. Tacoma.
KIXI_880, original hits of the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s. Mercer Island-Seattle.
KJR_950, adult contemporary music, personality including morning show with Gary Lockwood, afternoon show with Ross Shafer.
SuperSonics basketball. Friday feature: Pat O’Day with oldies, 6-8 p.m. Weekend feature: “Solid Gold Saturday Night,” 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday. AM stereo.
KOMO_1000, easy-going music, news, personality including morning show with Larry Nelson, afternoon show with Norm Gregory, aerial traffic and cellular-phone traffic reports, Tacoma Stars soccer broadcasts. ABC-Information News. Features include “Paul Harvey News and Comment” at 5:30 a.m, 8 a.m. and noon, 3:50, 5:50 and 10:30 p.m. weekdays. AM stereo.
KBLE_1050, religion features, including “Mission to Children” at 8 a.m. “Voice of Prophecy” at noon, “Thru the Bible” with J.Vernon McGee at 10 p.m. Saturday features include “Scandinavian Hour,” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Mutual’s “Week in Review” at noon.
KING-AM_1090, morning news block with Chris Brecher and Chuck Meyer, morning traffic, NBC and Mutual news and programs, midday talk with Jim Althoff, afternoon talk with J Michael Kenyon, “Larry King Show” at 8 p.m. weekdays. Saturday features include “Ed Hume on Gardening” 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday features include: “The Comedy Show” with Dick Cavett, 9 to 11 p.m. “Same Time, Same Station,” old-radio nostalgia, at 11 p.m.
KEZX-AM_1150, soft jazz and classical blend. Programming independent of KEZX-FM until 10 p.m. Weekend feature includes `Musical Starstreams,” at 10 a.m. Sunday.
KASY_1210, popular music, south-county news, Auburn-Federal Way. Saturday feature is “Kasy Klassics” oldies from 6 p.m. to midnight.
KWYZ_1230, contemporary country, “Radio 1,2,3,” Everett.
KKFX_1250, urban contemporary music, morning show with Romi Cole. Saturday programming includes “Fresh Tracks” new black music, 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday programs include “Blues in the Night” 9 p.m. to midnight.
KMPS-AM_1300, country music, personality including “the Morning Show” with Ichabod Caine, Patti Par, news, traffic, simulcast with KMPS-FM. AM stereo.
KENU_1330, adult contemporary music, Westwood One network and community features, including “Rock and Roll Never Forgets” at 3 p.m. weekdays. Enumclaw. Sunset signoff.
KKMO_1360, big band, nostalgia, popular music of the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s. “Hard Jazz” from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. weekdays. Tacoma.
KRKO_1380, adult popular music, local news. Everett. Saturday features include “Solid Gold Saturday Night,” with Dick Bartley, 6 p.m. to midnight.
KITZ_1400, hits of the 60s, 70s, 80s, community features, soccer. Silverdale.
KRIZ_1420, gospel, rhythm ‘n blues, including morning show with Frank Barrow. Renton. Weekend programming includes “LP Tracks” at 10 p.m. Saturday; “Radio Scope” at 11 p.m. Saturday.
KJUN_1450, country music, community features, Puyallup.
KARR_1460, inspirational programming, Kirkland. Features include “Radio Reading Circle” at noon and “Family Bible Reading,” at 12:30 p.m. weekdays.
KLAY_1480, news talk, community features, ABC talk programs, Lakewood.
KBRO_1490, popular music, community news, high-school sports, Mutual sports broadcasts. Bremerton. Saturday feature, “National Music Survey,” 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday feature is “The British Hour” 10 a.m.
KLSY-AM_1540, contemporary music, simulcast of KLSY-FM, including morning show with Bruce Murdock and Debbie Deutsch, including the nightly “Lights-Out.”
KFRS_1560, Christian family radio. Daytime. Sumner.
KJET_1590, modern rock, new wave music, morning show with Bill Reid and Thad Wilson, including these nightly features: “Made in the States,” independent labels, at 9 p.m. Tuesday, “Passport,” imports records at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Author: Victor Stredicke

Former radio columnist for the Seattle Times (1964-1989). --- View other articles by Victor Stredicke

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