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Encyclopedia > KLLC
KLLC-FM
City of license San Francisco, California
Broadcast area San Francisco Bay Area
Branding Alice @ 97.3
First air date 1948
Frequency 97.3 (MHz)
Format Modern AC
ERP 82,000 watts
Class B
Callsign meaning KL ALiCe
Owner CBS Radio
Sister stations KCBS (AM), KFRC, KIFR, KITS, KLLC, KYCY
also part of CBS Corp. cluster: KPIX-TV and KBCW
Website www.radioalice.com

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History

The 97.3 frequency was originally home to KEAR. In 1977, KEAR moved to 106.9 as part of a three-way deal that saw the frequency becoming the new home of KCBS-FM. KCBS programmed an adult contemporary/Top 40 format. In January 1982, KCBS became KRQR, "The Bay Area Rocker", with a hard album-oriented rock (AOR) format, to compete against leading rock station KMEL. KEAR is a non-commercial traditional Christian radio station in San Francisco, California, which runs programming from Family Radio. ... KFRC is an AM and FM broadcast radio station in San Francisco, California in the United States. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... Album-oriented rock (sometimes referred to as Adult-oriented rock), abbreviated AOR and originally called album-oriented radio, was originally an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists. ... KMEL (106. ...


The year 1982 was a busy one for Bay Area rock stations. KRQR was the first station to make a move, and started a long run as a dominant rock station, with a harder rocking approach than KMEL's. In May of that year, KSFX dropped rock and went to a talk format as KGO-FM. A month later, on August 23, KQAK switched to rock as "The Quake". In September, KFOG dropped beautiful music for a more eclectic mix of rock. KKSF, known as KKSF 103. ... KGO may mean: KGO (AM), a radio station broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area KGO-TV, an ABC owned and operated television station broadcasting in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Area KKSF, a smooth jazz radio station in the San Francisco Bay Area formerly known as KGO-FM... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... The American radio station KQAK, better known as The Quake, was on the air in San Francisco from August 23, 1982 until June 22, 1985. ... KFOG is an FM radio station in San Francisco, California, broadcasting simultaneously on 104. ... Beautiful music (sometimes abbreviated as BM / EZ) is a mostly-instrumental music format that was prominent in American radio from the 1960s through the 1980s. ...

175px KRQR logo - mid 1980s
175px KRQR logo - mid 1980s
175px KRQR logo - early 1990s

Even with four AOR stations in San Francisco, in addition to two more in San Jose, KRQR still dominated amidst the stiff competition. KQAK was the first to give up, dropped AOR in April 1983[1] and picking up modern rock. But KRQR and KFOG put lots of pressure on the tightly-formatted KMEL, which flipped to CHR in 1985. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Modern rock or Nu-breed is term commonly used to describe a rock music format found on American commercial radio. ... CHR is a Habbo Hotel AU fansite with a online streaming radio station. ...


KRQR's rock format continued throughout the 1980s and up to 1993, when they repositioned as a classic rock station. By 1995, the AOR format was in decline across the country, as modern rock was on the rise. Management responded by blowing up KRQR and introducing a new station, KLLC, "Alice 97.3". Classic rock was originally conceived as a radio station programming format which evolved from the album oriented rock (AOR) format in the early-1980s. ... Modern rock or Nu-breed is term commonly used to describe a rock music format found on American commercial radio. ...


Programming

The station's most popular show is "The Sarah and No Name Show", in weekday morning drive. It is hosted by Sarah Clark and Mike Nelson, a.k.a. "The DJ with No Name". The show was formerly known as "Sarah and Vinnie", including Clark and Vinnie Crackhorn, who left the station due to personal problems.


Off-air activities

The station sponsors 3 seasonal concerts each year - the free "Summerthing" show in June and the "Now and Zen Fest" in September, both in Golden Gate Park, and "Alice in Winterland" in December. Featured acts have included Alanis Morissette, Duran Duran, Five for Fighting, Smash Mouth, and Train. Recordings from the concerts and other live appearances on the station are collected into the annual "This is Alice Music" CD, which is sold to raise funds donated to Breast Cancer research and treatment charities. Golden Gate Park, located in San Francisco, California, is a large urban park. ... Alanis Nadine Morissette (born in Ottawa, 1 June 1974) is a Canadian and naturalized[1] American singer-songwriter, record producer, and occasional actress, who ranks among the top selling recording artists in history, thanks to her multi-million selling third album. ... Duran Duran is a British pop/rock band notable for a long series of popular, hit singles and vivid music videos. ... Five for Fighting is the stage name of American singer-songwriter John Ondrasik. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Train is a Grammy winning alternative band, formed in San Francisco, USA in 1994. ... Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ...


References

KQAK FM 99 - The Quake - August 23, 1982. Retrieved on 2007-01-13. 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


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See also: List of radio stations in California and List of United States radio markets

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  Results from FactBites:
 
KLLC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (442 words)
The American radio station KLLC, better known as Alice 97.3, is a Modern AC station in San Francisco, USA.
Recordings from the concerts and other live appearances on the station are collected into the annual "This is Alice Music" CD, which is sold to raise funds donated to Breast Cancer research and treatment charities.
This radio station was at 98.9 FM and had a history of formats MOR, Oldies, Adult Top 40 after their move to 97.3 they were to Top 40 from 1979 to 1981.
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