88.9 KXPR is a University media broadcaster that covers the boundaries of Sacramento, California. Its broadcasting programs are mostly related to classical format and can be heard locally by tuning to the frequency of 88.9 MHz on FM bands as well as HD radio. Two repeaters KXJS and KXSR assist the channel by airing across the areas of Sutter and Groveland on 88.7 MHz and Groveland on 91.7 MHz to reach a broader audience. 50,000 of ERP is required to carry out its regular programming to serve domestic and international listeners.
88.9 KXPR started its programming in back 1979 by airing its contents on the frequency of 88.9 MHz which was changed in 1984 to 90.9 MHz, and after 2006 it turned back to what its currently adopting. The call sign of the station is taken by “eXcellence in Public Radio” describing that how prominent the station stands among other public broadcasters of the market. The channel and its sister station KXJZ work together, and this network of both broadcasters is known as Capital Public Radio. California State University, Sacramento operates this network of broadcasters.
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People from all over the world, local regions as well as overseas listeners, join the channel to enjoys classical music and music shows. The channel is also a part of National Public Radio from where it took a large part of programming shows as well as entertaining its audience with locally produced programs. You’re also welcomed to join the station over social media platforms as well.
88.9 KXPR Programming
|BBC World Service||Weekend Edition Saturday||Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!|
|Ask Me Another||This American Life||Mick Martin’s Blues Party|
|All Things Considered||K-ZAP on CapRadio||Acid Jazz|
The official website of the broadcaster is capradio.org