KNWZ 970 is a news and talk hub for the public of Coachella Valley licensed on the frequency of 970 kHz. Its local transmission is further increased for the audience of Palm Springs on the frequency of 104.7 MHz on the FM dial, for the public of Desert Hot Springs, it broadcast on 94.3 MHz, while it reaches to Yucca Valley at 103.7 MHz. These three channels are actually the translator broadcasters of the actual station which are called as K284CR, K232CX, and K279CO in their respective order. Its serving is not only limited to the domestic audience instead, it also serves the international community by webcast service.
The channel is licensed to Alpha Media LLC which is operating a very wide network of broadcasters. KCLZ, KCLB-FM, KDES-FM, KKUU, KDGL, KNWQ, KNWH, KPSI-FM, and K297BO are all sister channels of KNWZ 970. Its day time operations require 5,000 watts of power while on night time it only requires 360 watts. The station is branded as K-News 94.3 104.7 and uses the tagline of “The Voice of the Valley.” The broadcaster aims to keep the community updated with the latest news, information as well as focusing on the issues and problems of the community.
Initially, the station started as KCHV in 1954. After so much improved services, it currently recognized as B class operator of the market with a decent fan following. You can further help them through your feedback on their official website, or you can also browse it on social media.
Programs of KNWZ 970
The Jesus Christ Show
The Best of The Bill Feingold Show
Leo Laporte – The Tech Guy
Coast to Coast AM
CBS News Weekend Roundup
The official website of the channel can be reached at knewsradio.com.