KTTZ 89.1

KTTZ 89.1 is a radio station that is headquartered in Lubbock, Texas. The domestic audience can listen to the station by tuning to the satellite frequency of 89.1 MHz on FM dial as well as listening on HD Radio for digital broadcasting. The overseas public can access the non-stop programming of the radio from its web portal. The commercial name of the broadcaster is “Texas Tech Public Media” and marketed by the slogan “Educate. Engage. Inspire.” The transmitter of the channel uses 70,000 watts of effective radiated power for 24/7 programming.

The broadcaster was founded by Lubbock Independent School District in January 1973 by the name KLSD. The callsign of the broadcaster was changed to KOHM; where Ohm is the basic unit of electricity, pointing towards its initial purpose of broadcasting. During the initial two years of its programming, the station was operated by 10 watts and its range was limited to 50 ft only.

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Later the new transmitter was purchased which used 250 watts power and provided the range of 200 ft. The first transmission of the station went on-air under its current owner, The Texas Tech University, on 2nd May 1988. The current callsign was switched on 15th January 2012.

Currently, KTTZ 89.1 is airing simulcasted shows of National Public Radio and American Public Media. The broadcaster also provides updates to its followers on popular social media hubs.

KTTZ 89.1 Shows

KTTZ Overnight Morning Edition Morning Music
Composer’s Quorum Texas Standard All Things Considered
Dinner Classics Los Angeles Philharmonic KTTZ Overnight

You can reach the official website at radio.kttz.org.