KBAI Flips

August 1, 2017


Hi Jason

Bellingham’s KBAI 930, once owned by Steven Smith, has today flipped from canned liberal talk to classic hits – “K-Bay 98.9 & 930 AM” – a format & imaging used previous to the talk format. It’s a welcome addition to the regional radio dial here & a real shame it doesn’t have the power to easily penetrate metro Vancouver. In that city, long-time oldies/classic hits C-ISL 650 is about to drop the format for canned sports. The new K-BAY should pick up some new listener’s in B.C.’s Fraser Valley as a result

Mike C

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Steven Smith
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I just heard that news today. It is unusual to be putting music on AM today. We were considered unique in keeping the station a music format nearly 20 years ago. Maybe they feel it will be more competitive with the low power FM signal given out to AM stations by the FCC but it is pretty weak and spotty. I was driving the other day, put Kgmi on FM and got so many drop outs that I went back to AM right away. It is, also, odd that they decided they could not make it with liberal talk. Bellingham… Read more »
Steven Smith
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I left two previous comments here, with my personal thoughts on this, and they seem to have vanished. Odd.

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