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Encyclopedia > KOA (AM)
KOA
850 KOA NEWS RADIO
Broadcast area Denver, Colorado
Branding 850 KOA
First air date December 15, 1924
Frequency 850 (kHz)
Format News/Talk
Power 50,000 watts
Class A
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Website www.850koa.com

KOA (850 AM), ("NewsRadio 850 KOA") is a clear channel news/talk radio station serving the Denver, Colorado market. It is owned by Clear Channel Communications and is nicknamed "the Blowtorch of the West" for its 50,000 watt signal. Image File history File links KOA_logo. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Location of Denver in Colorado Coordinates: Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861  - Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area    - City  154. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... All-news radio is a radio format devoted entirely to discussion and broadcast of news. ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... Nominal power is a measurement of a mediumwave radio stations output used in the United States. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... This article is about the company. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Clear channel stations are AM radio stations that are designated as such so that only one or two 50,000 watt powerhouses operate at night on each designated frequency, covering a wide area via sky wave propagation. ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... A radio station is an audio (sound) broadcasting service, traditionally broadcast through the air as radio waves (a form of electromagnetic radiation) from a transmitter to an antenna and a thus to a receiving device. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Location of Denver in Colorado Coordinates: Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861  - Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area    - City  154. ... This article is about the company. ...


KOA is owned by Clear Channel Communications. KOA was originally owned by General Electric and began broadcasting in 1924. They started with 5,000 watts, and in 1927, increased to 12,500 watts. In the early 1930s, power was raised to the current level of 50,000 watts. Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Today, the antenna is located about 30 miles (48 km) southeast of the city of Denver. It is a 5/8 wave, 660 foot (198 meter) guyed tower. At night the signal can be heard in over 30 states of the U.S. and over most of Canada and Mexico. KOA sometimes can be picked up in California, which is west of the Rocky Mountains, an obstacle that prevents east coast radio stations from traveling west of the Rockies. KOA is frequently heard in northern Europe, Australia and Japan, and is one of the most frequently reported stations world wide. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Rockies may also refer to the National League Baseball team, the Colorado Rockies. ... Rockies may also refer to the National League Baseball team, the Colorado Rockies. ...

Contents

Schedule

Weekday
5 a.m. 9 a.m. Colorado's Morning News with Steffan Tubbs and April Zesbaugh.
9 a.m. 12 p.m. Mike Rosen
12 p.m. 3 p.m. Rush Limbaugh
3 p.m. 7 p.m. The Ride Home with Dave Logan

and Lois Melkonian Colorados Morning News is a radio program on Denver, Colorados KOA (AM) hosted by Steffan Tubbs and April Zesbaugh. ... Mike Rosen (born December, 1944) is the host of Denvers most popular radio talk show on 850 KOA (AM) (Monday through Friday 9am to 11:45am) and a columnist for the Rocky Mountain News. ... Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (born January 12, 1951) is an American radio talk show host. ... This article is about the American football player and coach. ...

7 p.m. 10 p.m. Men's News Daily columnist Gunny Bob Newman
10 p.m. 1 a.m. Independence Institute president Jon Caldara
1 a.m. 5 a.m. Rick Barber
Saturday
5 a.m. 9 a.m. Colorado's Morning News with John Emm.
12 p.m. 4 p.m. Reggie McDaniel's "Everyday People's Entertainment Guide" - an look at movies and entertainment.
Sunday
8 a.m. 10 a.m. In the Fairway hosted by Jerry Walters and Jon Lawrence
8 p.m. 11 p.m. Matt Drudge, creator of The Drudge Report

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Matt Drudge from Premiere Radio Networks Matthew Drudge (born October 27, 1966) is an American Internet journalist and a talk radio host. ... The Drudge Report is a popular U.S.-based news and gossip website run by Matt Drudge. ...

Current shows

Rocky Mountain News columnist Mike Rosen is the long running host of the 9 to 11:45 a.m. morning show. Mike is a fiscal conservative/social libertarian who occasionally has been substitute host for Rush Limbaugh. The Colorado governor and Denver mayor are regularly scheduled guests on his show. Common Rosen-isms are "tell me where you sit before you tell me where you stand" and "a politician asks what you want, an economist asks what you want more." Mike uses "Mr. Hold Button" on filibustering callers and the Silly Giggle sound effect when callers use mocking laughs in their arguments. Mike's philosophy is reflected in his recommended reading list which includes Ayn Rand, Adam Smith, Paul Johnson and Thomas Sowell. The Rocky Mountain News is a daily morning tabloid-format newspaper published in Denver, Colorado. ... Mike Rosen (born December, 1944) is the host of Denvers most popular radio talk show on 850 KOA (AM) (Monday through Friday 9am to 11:45am) and a columnist for the Rocky Mountain News. ... Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (born January 12, 1951) is an American radio talk show host. ... It has been suggested that The Ayn Rand Collective be merged into this article or section. ... Adam Smith (baptized June 5, 1723 O.S. / June 16 N.S. – July 17, 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneering political economist. ... Paul Johnson (born Paul Bede Johnson on November 2, 1928 in Manchester, England) is a British Roman Catholic journalist, historian, speechwriter and author. ... Thomas Sowell Thomas Sowell (born 30 June 1930), is an American economist, political writer, and commentator. ...


Other well-known local names heard on KOA include Rick Barber, who hosts the station's overnight show. Regular monthly features on Rick's show include his own unique style of commentary.


Both of the morning and afternoon programs feature constant updates of traffic conditions in the Denver area, broadcast from a helicopter it shares with NBC Station KUSA-TV. Nighttime traffic captured by a camera over several seconds. ... The Bell 206 of Canadian Helicopters Robinson Helicopter Company (USA) R44, a four seat development of the R22 A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more horizontal rotors consisting of two or more rotor blades. ... KUSA-TV is the NBC affiliated television station in Denver, Colorado; broadcasting on VHF channel 9 (187. ...


Past shows

Radio host Alan Berg broadcast his liberal talk show from the station, but was shot and killed by members of the white supremacist group The Order on June 18, 1984. Another host from an earlier era was Leigh Kamman, who hosted jazz programs during World War II. Kamman has long since returned to his home state of Minnesota, but he still regularly hosts music shows on Minnesota Public Radio as of 2005. "The Sports Zoo" with Dave Logan and Scott Hastings ran for 12 years until Hastings left in April 2005 for the Altitude Sports and Entertainment network. Hastings resumed sports radio broadcasting on KKFN in January 2006 alongside former Denver Broncos lineman Alfred Williams. For other people of the same name, see A. Berg. ... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... White supremacy is the variety of white nationalism that believes the white race should rule over other races. ... The Order (also called the Silent Brotherhood) was a neo-Nazi organization active in the United States between 1983 and 1984. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leigh Kamman (born 1922?, first name pronounced lay) is a longtime radio host who has focused bringing jazz music to the airwaves for his career, which spans more than six decades. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans at around the start of the 20th century. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military dead: 8,000,000 Civilian dead: 4,000,000 Total dead 12,000,000 World War II (abbreviated WWII), or the Second World War, was a worldwide conflict... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... Minnesota Public Radio logo Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is a regional public radio network based in the U.S. state of Minnesota that has been broadcasting since 1967. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the American football player and coach. ... Scott Hastings (b. ... Category: ... KKFN, AM 950, is an all-sports talk radio station in Denver, Colorado, USA. KKFN is the flagship station of the Denver Nuggets (National Basketball Association) and Colorado Avalanche (National Hockey League). ... January is the first month of the year and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush Team colors Orange and Broncos Navy Blue [1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present... Alfred Williams (born November 6, 1968 in Houston, Texas) is a former American football player. ...


External links

  • 850 KOA News Talk Radio
  • The Rocky Mountain News
  • The Independence Institute
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for KOA
AM radio stations in the Denver-Boulder, Colorado Market (Arbitron #22)

By Frequency: 560 | 630 | 670 | 710 | 760 | 800 | 850 | 910 | 950 | 990 | 1060 | 1090 | 1150 | 1190 | 1220 | 1280 | 1340 | 1390 | 1430 | 1490 | 1510 | 1550 | 1600 | 1650 | 1690 AM broadcasting is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... A radio station is an audio (sound) broadcasting service, traditionally broadcast through the air as radio waves (a form of electromagnetic radiation) from a transmitter to an antenna and a thus to a receiving device. ... This article refers to the state capital of Colorado. ... The City of Boulder (, Mountain Time Zone) is a home rule municipality located in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... KLZ, AM 560, is a sports radio station in Denver, Colorado. ... KHOW is a Talk station in Denver, Colorado broadcasting on 630 AM. The station is owned by Clear Channel Communications. ... KLTT is a Denver, Colorado area Christian radio station that airs such national programs such as Sid Roth, Noah Hutchings, J. Vernon McGee, David Jeremiah, and James Dobson. ... KNUS News/Talk (710 AM) and KNUS2 (KBJD 1650 AM) are Salem Communications radio stations in Denver, Colorado. ... KKZN (760 AM) is an Air America Radio affiliate located in Boulder, Colorado. ... KLDC (or DC 810: The Gospel Power Of The Rocky Mountains) is an AM Urban Gospel radio station licensed to Brighton, Colorado serving the Denver area. ... KPOF is an AM radio station in Westminster, Colorado broadcasting at 910 kHz. ... KKFN, AM 950, is an all-sports talk radio station in Denver, Colorado, USA. KKFN is the flagship station of the Denver Nuggets (National Basketball Association) and Colorado Avalanche (National Hockey League). ... KRKS are a pair of Christian-formatted radio stations serving the Denver-Boulder area. ... KRCN-AM is a radio station licened to Longmont, Colorado broadcasting at 1060 AM. It serves as the flagship station of the Radio Colorado Network. ... KMXA is a Spanish-language radio station owned by Univision. ... KVCU AM-1190, popularly known as Radio 1190 is a college radio station affiliated with the University of Colorado at Boulder. ... KCFR, KCFC, and KKPC are AM radio stations in owned and operated by Colorado Public Radio. ... KGNU logo KGNU is an independent, noncommercial, community radio station for Boulder and Denver, Colorado, USA. It broadcasts at 88. ... KEZW (Studio 1430) is a Nostalgia/Oldies station serving the Denver area and is owned by Entercom Broadcasting. ... KCFR, KCFC, and KKPC are AM radio stations in owned and operated by Colorado Public Radio. ... KCKK (1510 AM, formerly 1600 AM) is an AM radio station serving the Denver, Colorado market. ... KEPN, 1600AM, is an all-sports radio station in Denver, Colorado. ... KBJD is a talk radio station owned by Salem Communications. ... KDDZ is a Radio Disney station serving the Denver, Colorado market. ...


By Callsign: KADZ | KBJD | KBNO | KCFC | KCFR | KCKK | KDDZ | KEPN | KEZW | KHOW | KJME | KKFN | KKZN | KLDC | KLTT | KLVZ | KLZ | KMXA | KNRV | KNUS | KOA | KPOF | KRCN | KRKS | KVCU Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... KBJD is a talk radio station owned by Salem Communications. ... KCFR, KCFC, and KKPC are AM radio stations in owned and operated by Colorado Public Radio. ... KCFR, KCFC, and KKPC are AM radio stations in owned and operated by Colorado Public Radio. ... KCKK (1510 AM, formerly 1600 AM) is an AM radio station serving the Denver, Colorado market. ... KDDZ is a Radio Disney station serving the Denver, Colorado market. ... KEPN, 1600AM, is an all-sports radio station in Denver, Colorado. ... KEZW (Studio 1430) is a Nostalgia/Oldies station serving the Denver area and is owned by Entercom Broadcasting. ... KHOW is a Talk station in Denver, Colorado broadcasting on 630 AM. The station is owned by Clear Channel Communications. ... KGNU logo KGNU is an independent, noncommercial, community radio station for Boulder and Denver, Colorado, USA. It broadcasts at 88. ... KKFN, AM 950, is an all-sports talk radio station in Denver, Colorado, USA. KKFN is the flagship station of the Denver Nuggets (National Basketball Association) and Colorado Avalanche (National Hockey League). ... KKZN (760 AM) is an Air America Radio affiliate located in Boulder, Colorado. ... KLDC (or DC 810: The Gospel Power Of The Rocky Mountains) is an AM Urban Gospel radio station licensed to Brighton, Colorado serving the Denver area. ... KLTT is a Denver, Colorado area Christian radio station that airs such national programs such as Sid Roth, Noah Hutchings, J. Vernon McGee, David Jeremiah, and James Dobson. ... KLZ, AM 560, is a sports radio station in Denver, Colorado. ... KMXA is a Spanish-language radio station owned by Univision. ... KNUS News/Talk (710 AM) and KNUS2 (KBJD 1650 AM) are Salem Communications radio stations in Denver, Colorado. ... KPOF is an AM radio station in Westminster, Colorado broadcasting at 910 kHz. ... KRCN-AM is a radio station licened to Longmont, Colorado broadcasting at 1060 AM. It serves as the flagship station of the Radio Colorado Network. ... KRKS are a pair of Christian-formatted radio stations serving the Denver-Boulder area. ... KVCU AM-1190, popularly known as Radio 1190 is a college radio station affiliated with the University of Colorado at Boulder. ...


See also: Denver (FM) (AM)

Colorado Radio Markets
Colorado Springs (FM) (AM) · Denver-Boulder (FM) (AM) · Ft. Collins-Greeley · Grand Junction · Pueblo (FM) (AM)
See also: List of radio stations in Colorado and List of United States radio markets

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