KOA NewsRadio 850 AM & 94.1 FM is a Class A commercial radio station based in the city of Denver, Colorado. The broadcast area of this station is Denver-Boulder, Colorado. It features News/Talk/Sports radio format at 850 kHz on the AM band. The name of its brand is “KOA NewsRadio.” The channel uses the slogan “The Voice of Colorado.” It consumes 50,000 watts power by using the main antenna and auxiliary antenna; it uses 10,000 watts. It is a chief channel of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies, and Colorado Buffaloes.
iHeart Media (Citicasters Licenses, Inc.) owns this station. Its first air date is December 15, 1924. KBCO, KBPI, KHOW, KDFDD, KPTT, KRFX, and KTCL are its sister stations. The channel has affiliations of ABC News Radio Premiere Networks. The meaning of its call letters is Klear Over America or Colorado. The studios of the KOA are located in Southeast Denver. It has the transmitter on South Parker Road in Parker. Listeners of all around the origin can hear the online streaming of FM through its official website.
Mostly the signals of KOA are non-directional. Federal Communications Commission provides maximum power for AM stations. During the daytime, the people of Eastern Colorado, such as Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Fort Collins, hear its transmission. At night, the signals transmit towards Central and Western United States and parts of Canada and Mexico. From November 1, 2015, listeners hear its programming at 94.1 MHz K231BQ that Golden, Colorado, permitted. The station also airs its programming on translator K231AA, having certification of Boulder.
History of KOA NewsRadio 850 AM & 94.1 FM:
In the beginning, General Electric was the owner of this channel. The station began its transmission on December 15, 1924. It used 5,000 watts, but in 1927, the station gained 12,500 watts power to run its programming. In 1929, it affiliated with NBC. On July 7, 1934, 50,000 watts began to run its programming. In June 1953, Metropolitan Television Company bought it. This company sold it to GE in 1968. In 1983, Belo Corporation became its owner. Jacor Communications bought this station in 1987. In 1999 Clear Channel Communications took its ownership.
The major shows of this station of all weekdays include Colorado’s Morning News with April Zesbaugh, Logan & Lewis, Mandy Connell, Big Al & JoJo, Broncos Country Tonight with Ryan Edwards and Coast to Coast AM with George Noory.
On the weekend, the radio station airs the following shows:
Amazing American’s with Jerry Schemmel, KOA Q&A with Ed Greene, Mike Rosen at the Movies, Front Range Focus, Financial Awakening wit Matt Klaess, The Ric Edelman Show, Bell & Pollock – Champion of the people, Allworth Financial’s Money Matters and The Lutheran Hour.
Physical Address: 4695 South Monaco St.Denver, CO 80237
Phone Number: 303-713-8585 & 303-713-8415
Fax Number: 303-713-8424
Official Website: https://koacolorado.iheart.com/