KAPE

KAPE
City Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Branding Cape Radio 1550
Frequency 1550 kHz
100.3 MHz
First air date 1951
Format News/Talk/Sports
Language(s) English
Power 5,000 watts (day)
48 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 70594
Transmitter coordinates 37°16′45″N 89°33′28″W / 37.27917°N 89.55778°W / 37.27917; -89.55778
Callsign meaning KAPE (as in Cape Girardeau)
Former callsigns KGMO (1951-1986)
KEWI (1986)
KKPE (1986-1987)[1]
Affiliations Fox Sports Radio, Fox News Radio, Motor Racing Network, Salem Communications
Owner Withers Broadcasting
(Withers Broadcasting Company of Missouri, LLC)
Sister stations KBHI, KBXB, KGMO, KJXX, KREZ, KRHW, KYRX, WKIB
Website kaperadio1550.com

KAPE (1550 AM, "Cape Radio 1550") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The station is owned by Withers Broadcasting and the broadcast license is held by Withers Broadcasting Company of Missouri, LLC.

The station was assigned the call sign "KAPE" by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on March 2, 1987.[1] It was licensed as "KGMO" when it signed on in 1951, and was assigned "KEWI" on April 14, 1986, and "KKPE" on May 1, 1986.[1]

Programming

KAPE broadcasts a news/talk/sports radio format.[2] The station features programming from Fox Sports Radio, Fox News Radio and Salem Communications. As of February 2012, syndicated programming includes weekday talk shows hosted by Don Imus, Glenn Beck, Laura Ingraham, Lou Dobbs, Jason Lewis, John Gibson, and Dennis Miller.[3]

Translators

KAPE programming is also carried on a broadcast translator station to extend or improve the coverage area of the station.

Call signFrequency
(MHz)
City of licenseERP
W
ClassFCC info
K262AX100.3 FMCape Girardeau, Missouri193DFCC

References

  1. 1 2 3 "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. U.S. Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
  2. "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
  3. "On Air". KAPE Radio. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
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