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Northern CA DX, AM Stations Heard From Oakland, Walnut Creek and Concord, CA

Stations heard on a Realistic DX-350, or Sony WM-FX28 Walkman

Arizona

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KTAR 620 Phoenix Sports5/5kW
KTNN 660 Window Rock Variety/Ethnic-Navajo50/50kW
KLPZ 1380 Parker Country2.5/.058kW
KMIK 1580 TempeChildrens 50/50kW

California

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
WNSA852 530 Oakland City of Oakland Emergency Broadcast Station
WPTR552 530 Martinez City of Martinez Emergency Broadcast
KUZZ 550 Bakersfield Country5/5kW
KSFO 560 San Francisco News/Talk 5/5kW
KLAC 570 Los Angeles Sports5/5kW
KMJ 580 FresnoNews/Talk 50/50kW
KTHO 590 South Lake Tahoe Nostalgia2.5/.5kW
KOGO 600 San Diego News/Talk 5/5kW
KEAR 610 San Francisco Religous5/5kW
KAVL 610 LancasterSports4.9/4kW
KIGS 620 Hanford Ethnic-Portuguese1/1kW
KIDD 630 Monterey Nostalgia1/1kW
KFI 640 Los AngelesNews/Talk 50/50kW
KSTE 650 Rancho Cordova News/Talk 21.4/.920kW
KGDP 660 Orcutt Religious 10/1kW
KNBR 680 San Francisco Sports50/50kW
KMBX 700 Soledad Spanish2.5/.700kW
KFIA 710 Carmichael Religous25/1kW
KCBS 740 San Francisco News/Talk50/50kW
KFMB 760 San DiegoNews/Talk50/5kW
KCBC 770 Riverbank Religous50/1kW
KABC 790 Los Angeles News/Talk5/5kW
KFPT 790 Clovis Talk 5/2.5kW
KGO 810 San FranciscoNews/Talk50/50kW
KLAA 830 Orange Talk (Formerly KMXE)50/20kW
KNCO 830 Grass Valley News/Talk5/5kW
KMPH 840 ModestoReligious-Spanish5/5kW
KTRB 860 Modesto News/Talk 50/10kW
KTRB 860 San Francisco Sports-Spanish50/25kW
KRLA 870 Glendale News/Talk20/5kW
KKMC 880 Gonzalez Religious10/1kW
KMJE 890 Olivehurst-Sacramento Regional Mexican10/.480kW
KBIF 900 FresnoAsian1/.5kW
KKSF 910 Oakland News/Talk 20/5kW
KVIN 920 Ceres Nostalgia.500/2.5kW
KHJ 930 Los Angeles Ranchera 5/5kW
KFIG 940 Fresno Sports (Formerly KWRU)50/50kW
KAHI 950 Auburn Oldies/Sports 5/5kW
KNEW 960 Oakland Talk (Formerly KQKE) 5/5kW
KESP 970 ModestoSports1/1kW
KFWB 980 Los Angeles News5/5kW
KDBV 980 Salinas Spanish 10/10kW
KINS 980 EurekaNews/Talk5/.500kW
KATD990 Pittsburg Spanish5/5kW
KTMS990 Santa Barbara News/Talk 5/.500kW
KIQI 1010 San FranciscoSpanish10/.500kW
KTNQ 1020 Los Angeles Spanish 50/50kW
KJDJ 1030 San Luis Obispo Regional Mexican2.5/5.700kW
KTCT 1050 San MateoSports50/50kW
KNX 1070 Los AngelesNews/Talk50/50kW
KSCO 1080 Santa Cruz News/Talk 10/5kW
KFAX 1100 San FranciscoReligious50/50kW
KLIB 1110 Roseville International/Ethnic-Asian 5/.500kW
KDIS 1110 Pasadena Childrens 50/20kW
KZSJ 1120 San Martin Ethnic-Asian5/.150kW
KRDU 1130 Dinuba Religious5/6.2kW
KHTK 1140 Sacramento Sports50/50kW
KTLK 1150 Los Angeles Talk50/44kW
KLOK 1170 San JoseSpanish50/5kW
KERN 1180 Wasco-Greenacres News/Talk (Formerly KERI)50/10kW
KDYA 1190 VallejoGospel Music1/1kW
KYAA 1200 Soquel Oldies (Formerly Ethnic-Indian) 25/10kW
KQEQ 1210 Fowler Spanish .370/.370kW
KEBR 1210 RocklinReligous5/.5kW
KDOW 1220 Palo Alto Business (Formerly KNTS) 5/.145kW
KHTS 1220 Canyon Country Adult Contemporary/Sports1/.5kW
KLXR 1230 Redding Nostalgia1/1kW
KPRL 1230 Paso Robles News/Talk1/1kW
KWG 1230 Stockton Religious.9/.9kW
KSUE 1240 Susanville News/Talk 1/1kW
KSAC 1240 Sacramento Talk1/1kW
KNRY 1240 Monterey News/Talk1/1kW
KJOP 1240 LemooreReligious.250/1kW
KZER 1250 Santa BarbaraSpanish2.5/1kW
KSFB 1260 San Francisco Religious (Formerly KOIT) 5/1kW
KJUG 1270 Tulare Country5/1kW
WPQB986 1280 Alameda City of Alameda Alert and Warning System
KXTK 1280 Arroyo Grande Sports 10/2.5kW
KWSX 1280 Stockton Spanish1/1kW
KPAY 1290 Chico News/Talk 5/5kW
KAZA 1290 Gilroy Spanish5/.088kW
KKDD 1290 San Bernardino Childrens 5/5kW
KMKY 1310 Oakland Childrens 5/5kW
KCTC 1320 Sacaramento Sports5/5kW
KWKW 1330 Los Angeles Regional Mexican5/5kW
KLBS 1330 Los BanosEthnic-Portuguese5/5kW
KEWE 1340 Oroville Sports1/1kW
KSRO 1350 Santa Rosa News/Talk 5/5kW
KTDD 1350 San BernardinoCountry5/.6kW
KFIV 1360 Modesto News/Talk 4/.950kW
KZSF 1370 San Jose Spanish 5/5kW
KTKZ 1380 Sacramento News/Talk/Sports5/5kW
KLTX 1390 Long Beach Regional Mexican5/3.6kW
KVTO 1400 Berkeley Asian 1/1kW
KQMS 1400 ReddingNews/Talk 1/1kW
KERN 1410 Bakersfield News/Talk1/1kW
KRML 1410 CarmelJazz.500/.016kW
KMYC 1410 Marysville News/Talk/Sports 5/1kW
KSTN 1420 Stockton Oldies5/1kW
KYNO 1430 Fresno Oldies (Formerly KFIG)5/5kW
KVVN 1430 Santa Clara Ethnic-Asian 1/2.5kW
KVON 1440 Napa News/Talk/Sports5/1kW
KEST 1450 San FranciscoTalk1/1kW
KION 1460 Salinas News/Talk (Formerly KABL)10/10kW
KIID 1470 Sacramento Childrens 5/1kW
KUTY 1470 Palmdale News/Talk5/5kW
KYOS 1480 Merced News/Talk 5/5kW
KSBQ 1480 Santa Maria Spanish1/.061kW
KTUB 1490 Petaluma Spanish1/1kW
KOWL 1490 South Lake Tahoe News/Talk/Sports 1/1kW
KBLF 1490 Red BluffNostalgia1/1kW
KSJX 1500 San JoseEthnic-Asian10/5kW
KPIG 1510 Piedmont Adult Album Alternative 8/.230kW
KVTA 1520 Port Hueneme Talk 10/1kW
KFBK 1530 SacramentoNews/Talk50/50kW
KMPC 1540 Los Angeles Asian (Radio Korea)50/37kW
KZDG 1550 San FranciscoEthnic-Indian (Formerly KYCY, KFRC)10/10kW
KWRN 1550 Apple Valley Spanish5/.500kW
KNZR 1560 Bakersfield News/Talk 25/10kW
KCVR 1570 Lodi Spanish5/.500kW
KBLA 1580 Santa MonicaSpanish-Religious50/50kW
KLIV 1590 San Jose News 5/5kW
KGST 1600 Fresno Spanish 5/5kW
KUBA 1600 Yuba City Oldies 5/2.5kW
WNSV220 1610 San Leandro San Leandro City Radio
KGO 1620 San Francisco News/Talk (Bleed from 810) 50/50kW
KSMH 1620 West Sacramento Religious10/1kW
KDIA 1640 Vallejo Religious 10/1kW
KFOX 1650 TorranceEthnic-Asian10/1kW
KTIQ 1660 Merced Spanish10/1kW
KHPY 1670 Moreno Valley Spanish/Religous10/9kW
KNRO 1670 Redding Sports10/1kW
KGED 1680 Fresno News/Talk10/1kW
WPUJ472 1680 Foster City Foster City Radio
KFSG 1690 Roseville Regional Mexican10/1kW
WPTZ516 1700 Oakland Oakland Intl Airport Parking/Traffic HAR

Colorado

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KOA 850 DenverNews/Talk/Sports50/50kW
KMXA 1090 Denver Spanish50/.500kW

Idaho

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KIDO 580 NampaNews/Talk 5/5kW
KFXD 630 BoiseClassic Country5/5kW
KBOI 670 BoiseNews/Talk50/50kW
KSPD 790 BoiseReligous1/.061kW
KSEI 930 Pocatello News/Talk5/5kW
KGEM 1140 BoiseNostalgia/Country10/10kW
KWEI 1260 WeiserRegional Mexican8.4/.360kW

Iowa

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
WHO 1040 Des Moines News/Talk 50/50kW

Minnesota

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KSTP 1500 St. Paul Talk50/50kW

Montana

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KOFI 1180 Kalispell News/Talk/Oldies50/10kW

Nebraska

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KRVN 880 Lexington Farm Radio50/50kW

Nevada

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KPLY 630 Reno Sports (Formerly KPTT)5/1kW
KDWN 720 Las Vegas News/Talk/Sports50/50kW
KKOH 780 RenoNews/Talk 50/50kW
KXNT 840 North Las Vegas News/Talk 50/25kW
KLSQ 870 Las VegasRanchera5/.430kW
KIHM 920 Reno Religous 4.6/.850kW
KYDZ 1140 North Las VegasChildrens 10/2.5kW
KBZZ 1270 Sparks Talk13/5kW
KCMY 1300 Carson City Classic Country5/.500kW
KXEQ 1340 Reno Spanish.9774/.9774kW

New Mexico

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KKOB 770 Albuquerque News/Talk/Sports 50/50kW

Oregon

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KOAC 550 Corvallis Public Radio5/5kW
KUGN 590 Eugene News/Talk 5/5kW
KRTA 610 Medford Spanish 2.5/5kW
KPOJ 620 Portland Talk5/5kW
KWRO 630 Coquille News/Talk 5/.046kW
KXL 750 Portland News/Talk/Sports50/20kW
KCMX 880 Phoenix-Medford News/Talk1/1kW
KWIP 880 Dallas Regional-Mexican5/1kW
KICE 930 Bend Sports 10/.060kW
KAGI 930 Grants Pass News/Public (Southern Oregon University) 5/.123kW
KCMD 970 Portland Comedy5/5kW
KFXX 1080 Portland Sports50/10kW
KPNW 1120 Eugene News/Talk 50/50kW
KEX 1190 Portland News/Talk 50/25kW
KHSN 1230 Coos BaySports1/1kW
KBNH 1230 Burns Country12/.6kW
KUMA 1290 Pendleton News/Talk 5/5kW
KAPL 1300 Phoenix-Medford Religous20/5kW
KKPZ 1330 Portland Religous5/5kW
KYKN 1430 Keizer-Salem News/Talk5/5kW
KMED 1440 Medford News/Talk 5/1kW
KSKR 1490 RoseburgSports1/1kW
KGAL 1580 Lebanon News/Talk1/1kW
KTIL 1590 Netarts-Tillamook News 5/1kW
KDZR 1640 Lake Oswego Childrens 10/1kW

Utah

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KSUB 590 Cedar City News/Talk 5/1kW
KALL 700 North Salt Lake City Sports/Talk50/1kW
KOAL 750 Price Sports 10/6.8kW
KDXU 890 St. George News/Talk 10/10kW
KSVC980 Richfield Talk/Sports5/1kW
KSL 1160 Salt Lake CityNews/Talk50/50kW
KUNF 1210 WashingtonSports10/.250kW
KNEU 1250 RooseveltCountry5/.129kW
KFNZ 1320 Salt Lake City Sports 5/5kW
KSOP 1370 South Salt Lake City Classic Country 5/5kW
KLO 1430 Ogden Talk10/5kW
KXOL 1660 Brigham City Oldies10/1kW

Washington

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KVI 570 Seattle Oldies (Formerly News/Talk)5/5kW
KIRO 710 Seattle News/Talk/Sports50/50kW
KXLY 920 Spokane News/Talk20/5kW
KOMO 1000 Seattle News/Talk/Sports50/50kW
KFNQ 1090 Seattle Talk50/50kW
KWSU 1250 PullmanPublic Radio5/5kW
KKOL 1300 Seattle News/Talk5/5kW
KITI 1420 Centralia-Chehalis Oldies5/5kW
KUJ 1420 Walla WallaCountry5/.9kW
KELA 1470 Centralia-Chehalis News/Talk 5/1kW
KGA 1510 Spokane News/Talk50/50kW
KKXA 1520 Snohomish Classic Country 50/50kW
KNTS 1680 Seattle News (Formerly KDOW)10/1kW

Wyoming

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
KTWO 1030 Casper News/Talk/Country 50/50kW

Canada

Alberta

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
CFFR 660 Calgary News50/50kW
CFAC 960 Calgary Sports50/50kW
CBR 1010 Calgary News/Public Radio50/50kW
CKMX 1060 CalgaryClassic Country50/50kW

British Columbia

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
CKBD 600 Vancouver Nostalgia10/10kW
CBU 690 Vancouver News/Public Radio50/50kW
CKWX 1130 Vancouver News50/50kW

Saskatchewan

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
CBK 540 Watrous-Regina News/Public Radio50/50kW

Mexico

Baja California Norte

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
XESURF 540 Tijuana Country 25/.1kW
XETRA 690 Tijuana Talk/Spanish77/55kW
XEPRS 1090 Rosarito Sports50/50kW
XERCN 1470 Tijuana Spanish5/5kW
XEUT 1630 Tijuana University Radio /Techno10/1kW
XEPE 1700 Tecate Sports10/10kW

Chihuahua

Station ID Frequency CityFormatPower d/n
XEROK 800 Ciudad JuarezRegional Mexican150/150kW

AM Radio Station Distribution by State
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AM Radio Station Distribution
Dot Map 1-31-14

Northern California and Vicinity
Radio Stations
1-31-14

Furthest Distances Heard from Oakland, CA

East West NorthSouth
KSTP, St. Paul, MN KWRO, Coquille, OR CFAC, Calgary, ABXEROK, Ciudad Juarez, CH

Glossary of Terms:

C??? - Canadian Station
K??? - West of the Mississippi U.S. Station
W??? - East of the Mississippi U.S. Station
XE??? - Mexican AM Station
Car DX - Dxing while driving
Walking DX - DXing while taking my evening stroll
- Coast To Coast AM Affiliate
- Radio Disney Affiliate

Explanations of Radio (s) used:

RS Realistic DX-350 Multiband radio, AM: 510-1720 KHz, LW: 150-281 KHz
Factory Stereo in the 2005 Honda Civic AM: 530-1710 KHz
Sony WM-FX28 Walkman, AM: 530-1710 KHz

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