KCSM 91.1 or also popular by the brand name “Jazz 91,” is a radio broadcaster licensed to San Mateo, California. The serving areas of the channel include San Mateo, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose in California. The licensed frequency of the channel for domestic coverage is 91.1 MHz on the FM dial. The local audience can also listen to the station digitally through HD radio. While internationally, the listeners can enjoy its 24/7 programming from its web portal.
KCSM 91.1 works as a non-commercial broadcaster and funded by its listeners. The station describes its services by the tagline “The Bay Area’s Jazz Station.” The home studios of the channel are located at the College of San Mateo. All assets of the broadcaster are the property of “San Mateo County Community College District.” The effective radiated power used by the station for domestic transmission is 11,000 watts. The callsign of the broadcaster also points towards its owner “College of San Mateo.”
The radio started its operations in October of 1964. In 1986, the format of the radio shifted to Jazz programming. In 1994, when KJAZ was sold, KCSM 91.1 acquired most of the jazz CDs and Vinyl recordings of KJAZ. Currently, the station operates as a B1-class channel. You can donate for the radio from its web portal where you can access many other contents as well. The social media accounts of the channel also provide updates about the stories.
KCSM 91.1 Programs
Breakfast, Dance and Barbecue
I’m Talkin Jazz
A Moring Cup Of Jazz
American Jazz Countdown
In The Soul Kitchen
The Annals Of Jazz
You can visit the official website at kcsm.org/jazz91/index.php.