Oakland Athletics Radio Network

The Oakland Athletics Radio Network consists of 17 stations (16 A.M., 1 F.M., plus 1 F.M. booster and 1 F.M. translator) in the state of California. The English-language broadcasts for Oakland Athletics Major League Baseball games start 50 minutes before game time on KTRB only with the network broadcast beginning 20 minutes prior to game time. Additionally, there is a 4-station Spanish-language network (all A.M.) with affiliates in italics. The Spanish-language network only airs night & weekend home games.[1]

Oakland Athletics radio affiliates
Map of radio affiliates in 2016

Network stations

Spanish-language stations are in italics

Flagships

Callsign Frequency Location
KTRB 860 AM San Francisco (flagship)[2]
KIQI 1010 AM San Francisco (Spanish)

California

Callsign Frequency Location
KATA 1340 AM Arcata
KAHI 950 AM Auburn
KFPT 790 AM Clovis
KPOD 1240 AM Crescent City
KEJY 790 AM Eureka
KWRU 1300 AM Fresno
KRKC 1490 AM King City
K285FW 104.9 FM
KXBX 1270 AM Lakeport
KVON 1440 AM Napa
KESP 970 AM Modesto
KATD 990 AM Pittsburg (Spanish)
KBLF 1490 AM Red Bluff (night & weekend games only)
KNRO 1670 AM Redding (A.M. Stereo)
KHTK 1140 AM Sacramento

Former flagships

Year Callsign Frequency Location
1968-1970 KNBR 680 AM San Francisco
1971-1975 KEEN 1370 AM
1976-1977 KNBR 680 AM
1978 KALX
KNEW
90.7 FM
910 AM
1979 KKIS 990 AM
1980 KDIA 1310 AM
1981-1992 KSFO 560 AM
1993 KNEW 910 AM
1999-2001 KABL 960 AM
2002-2005 KFRC 610 AM
2006 KYCY 1550 AM
2007-2008 KFRC
KYCY
610 AM
1550 AM
2009-2010 KTRB 860 AM
2011-2018 KGMZ 95.7 FM
2019-present KTRB 860 AM

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Former affiliates

See also

References

  1. ^ "Broadcast Affiliates". Oakland Athletics. Retrieved September 30, 2017.
  2. ^ Athletics, Oakland (15 February 2019). "Announcing a RADIO BROADCAST AGREEMENT with KTRB 860 AM and an expanded partnership with KHTK–AM 1140 in Sacramento. The dual stations, along with 17 additional radio network affiliates, will provide the largest coverage map ever for A's baseball.pic.twitter.com/dG3WWTHMG5".
  3. ^ "Oakland Athletics Baseball On The Radio". Bay Area Radio Museum. 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "A's games to be broadcast on KTRB Radio 860 AM". oakland.athletics.mlb.com.
  5. ^ ace75 (25 April 2011). "A's Trying To Find Consistency On Offense".
  6. ^ Spedden, Zach (16 October 2018). "Oakland A's Part Ways with Flagship Radio Station".

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2019 Oakland Athletics season

The 2019 Oakland Athletics season is the 119th season for the Oakland Athletics franchise, all as members of the American League, and their 52nd season in Oakland (all at Oakland Coliseum).

Coco Crisp

Covelli Loyce "Coco" Crisp (born November 1, 1979) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, and Oakland Athletics. While primarily a center fielder throughout his career, Crisp also played left field for the Athletics and during his stints with the Indians. With the Red Sox, he won the 2007 World Series over the Colorado Rockies.

KYOS

KYOS (1480 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Merced, California, United States, the station serves the Merced area. The station is currently owned by Mapleton License of Merced, LLC and features programming from ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks and Talk Radio Network. It is also part of the Oakland Athletics Radio Network. The station was established in 1936. In the early 60's, KYOS was a Mutual (MBS affiliate). The competition on the AM band in Merced was KWIP (1580, sunrise-to-sunset) with a "Middle-of-the-Road" format.

Studios and transmitter are separately located in Merced.

On February 29, 2016 KYOS was granted an FCC construction permit to move to a new transmitter site, decrease day power to 4,300 watts and decrease night power to 1,000 watts.

Ken Korach

Kenneth Louis "Ken" Korach (born January 30, 1952) is an American sports commentator for the Oakland Athletics and published author.

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