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AM Radio Stations in the Los Angeles Area

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Radio broadcasting comes to Los Angeles in 1922 with stations KHJ, KFI and KNX.


Also: FM Radio Stations in the Los Angeles Area
and Most Popular Radio Stations in the Los Angeles Area

By Call Letters (Directory by Dial Location Follows)

See stations by dial location in table below.

  • KABC - 790
  • KAHZ - 1600
  • KALI AM - 900
  • KAVL - 610
  • KAZN - 1300
  • KBLA - 1580
  • KBRT - 740
  • KDIS - 1110
  • KEIB - 1150
  • KEZY - 1240
  • KFI - 640
  • KFOX - 1650
  • KFRN – 1280
  • KFWB - 980
  • KGBN - 1190
  • KHJ - 930
  • KHTS - 1220
  • KIRN - 670
  • KLAA - 830
  • KLAC - 570
  • KLTX - 1390
  • KMPC - 1540
  • KMRB - 1430
  • KMZT - 1260
  • KNX - 1070
  • KOSS - 1380
  • KRLA - 870
  • KSPA - 1510
  • KSPN - 710
  • KTNQ - 1020
  • KTPI - 1340
  • KTYM - 1460
  • KUTY - 1470
  • KVNR - 1480
  • KWKW - 1330
  • KWRM - 1370
  • KYPA - 1230
  • XEWW - 690

Directory (in order of Dial Location)

Dial Location Call Letters Format Licensee Address Telephone
AM 570 KLAC
(AM 570 Los Angeles)
Sports iHeartMedia Inc 3400 W Olive St #550, Burbank 91505 (818) 559-2252
AM 610* KAVL
(Fox Sports 610)
Sports RZ Radio LLC 352 E Ave K-4, Lancaster 93535 (661) 942-1121
AM 640 KFI
(More Stimulating Talk Radio)
News/Talk iHeartMedia Inc 3400 W Olive Ave, #550, Burbank 91505 (818) 559-2252
AM 670 KIRN
(Radio Iran)
Iranian Programming Lotus Communications Corp 3301 Barham Blvd #300, Los Angeles 90068 (323) 851-5476
AM 690 XEWW
(W Radio 690AM)
Spanish News/Talk Televisa Radio 3500 W Olive Ave, Ste 250, Burbank 91505 (818) 972-4200
AM 710 KSPN
(ESPN LA)
Sports ABC Inc (Disney) 800 W Olympic Blvd, Ste 200, Los Angeles 90015 (213) 284-7100
AM 740 KBRT
(K-Brite)
Christian Talk Crawford Broadcasting 3183 Airway Ave #D, Costa Mesa 92626 (714) 754-4450
AM 790 KABC
(Talk Radio)
News/Talk Cumulus Media 8965 Lindblade St, Culver City 90232 (310) 840-4900
AM 830 KLAA
(Angels Radio)
Sports Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Angel Stadium
2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim 92806
(714) 940-2500
AM 870 KRLA
(The Answer)
Talk Salem Communications 701 N Brand Blvd, Ste 550, Glendale 92301 (818) 956-5552
AM 900 KALI AM --- Transition Radio LLC --- West Covina --- ---
AM 930 KHJ
(Immaculate Heart Radio)
Religious Immaculate Heart Media 3256 Penryn Rd, Ste 100, Loomis, CA 95650 (888) 887-7120
AM 980 KFWB
(La Mera Mera!)
Spanish Ranchera Lotus Communications 3301 Barham Blvd, Ste 201, Los Angeles 90068 (323) 851-5959
AM 1020 KTNQ
(Univision América 1020)
Spanish News/Talk Univision Communications Inc 655 N Central Ave #2500, Glendale 91203 (818) 500-4500
AM 1070 KNX
(News Radio)
News CBS Radio East Inc 5670 Wilshire Blvd, #200, Los Angeles 90036 (323) 569-1070
AM 1110 KRDC
(Radio Disney Country) Formerly KDIS
Country Music ABC Radio Los Angeles Assets LLC (Disney) 3800 W Alameda Ave, Flr 17, Burbank 91505 (818) 569-5000
AM 1150 KEIB
(The Patriot)
Talk iHeartMedia Inc 3400 W Olive Ste #550, Burbank 91505 (818) 559-2252
AM 1190 KGBN Korean Religious Gospel Broadcasting Co 2641 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim 92801 (714) 484-1190
AM 1220** KHTS
(Hometown Station.com)
Local Talk/ News/Sports/Music Jeri Lyn Broadcasting Inc 24320 Main St, Newhall 91321 (661) 298-1220
AM 1230 KYPA
(Radio JBC)
Korean News/Talk/Variety Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc 449 S Broadway, Los Angeles 90013 (415) 392-5272
AM 1240 KEZY
(Nueva Vida)
Spanish Religious Hi-Favor Broadcasting LLC 2310 Ponderosa Dr, Ste 28, Camarillo 93010 (800) 260-5676
AM 1260 KMZT
(K-Mozart)
Classical Music Mount Wilson FM Broadcasters Inc 1500 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles 90025 (310) 478-5540
AM 1280 KFRN
(Family Radio)
Christian Programming Family Stations Inc 3550 Long Beach Blvd #D4, Long Beach 90807 (562) 427-7773
AM 1300 KAZN
(Radio Chinese)
Chinese Programming Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc 747 E Green St, #101, Pasadena 91101 (626) 568-1300
AM 1330 KWKW
(Radio Deportes)
Spanish Sports Lotus Communications Corp 3301 Barham Blvd, Ste 201, Los Angeles 90068 (323) 851-5959
AM 1340* KTPI
(Magic 1340 AM)
Nostalgia/
Adult Standards / Middle of the road
RZ Radio LLC 190 Sierra Ct B-2, Palmdale 93550 (661) 942-1121
AM 1370 KWRM
(Radio Mexico)
Multi-Lingual Programming Major Market Stations Inc 210 Radio Rd, Corona 92878 (951) 737-1370
AM 1380* KOSS
(News Talk 1380am)
News/Talk High Desert Broadcasting LLC 570 E Ave Q-9, Palmdale 93550 (661) 947-3107
AM 1390 KLTX
(Nueva Vida)
Spanish Religious Hi-Favor Broadcasting LLC PO Box 500, Camarillo 93011 (866) 252-2253
AM 1430 KMRB
(Chinese Cantonese Radio)
Cantonese Programming Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc 747 East Green St #208, Pasadena 91101 (626) 773-1430
AM 1460 KTYM
(El Sembrador Nueva Evangelizacion)
Spanish Religious El Sembrador Ministries PO Box 471, San Fernando 91341 (818) 700-4938
AM 1470* KUTY
(La Hermosa 1470)
Regional Mexican High Desert Broadcasting LLC 1570 East Avenue Q-9, Palmdale 93550 (661) 947-3107
AM 1480 KVNR
(KVNR 1480)
Vietnamese Programming Liberman Broadcasting 13749 Beach Blvd, Westminister 92683 (714) 918-4444
AM 1510 KSPA
(Guadalupe Radio)
Vietnamese Programming Ontario Broadcasting LLC 1045 South East, Anaheim 92805 (714) 502-9400
AM 1540 KMPC
(Radio Korea)
Korean Programming P&Y Broadcasting Corp 3700 Wilshire Blvd #600, Los Angeles 90010 (213) 388-1540
AM 1580 KBLA Spanish Religious Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc 747 E Green St, Pasadena 91101 (626) 844-8882
AM 1600 KAHZ
(simulcast of KAZN)
Chinese Programming Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc 747 E Green St, #101, Pasadena 91101 (626) 568-1300
AM 1650 KFOX
(Radio Seoul)
Korean Programming HK Media, Inc 3731 Wilshire Blvd, 10th Flr, Los Angeles 90010 (323) 935-0606

* Broadcasts in Antelope Valley (Northern Los Angeles County area).
** Santa Clarita Area


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In 2012, about 80 percent of surveyed employed adults age 18 or older living in the Los Angeles metropolitan area listen to radio each day. Their average listening time totals 2 hours and 15 minutes. Of these, Spanish-speaking working adults spend the most time on average listening to radio (Source: Arbitron).


In 2017, Radio Disney on 1110 AM changed their format from pop music for children to country music. The children's pop format continues to be broadcast only on KRTH's 101.1 FM HD2, but only through HD radios. Disney also broadcasts thier KRDC signal through K256CX FM on 99.1 FM, but, currently, the signal only reaches the Irwindale area.


KAVL AM has been continuously broadcasting Los Angeles Dodgers games since 1958.


The John and Ken Show on KFI AM 640 is the most listened-to local radio talk show in the nation. In the peak hour of their daily broadcasts, they draw an audience of about one million listeners. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou began broadcasting in Los Angeles in 1992, coming from New Jersey and New York.


First licensed on March 10, 1922, as KJS, the 1330 kHz frequency (AM) is one of the oldest radio stations in the nation. It is also the one of the oldest Spanish-language radio stations in the nation.


In 1971, then Los Angeles International Airport manager Clifton Moore came up with an idea for a radio station that would broadcast airport traffic information for visitors to LAX. He thought it would help relieve growing airport traffic congestion. Radio engineers William S. Halstead and Richard W. Burden were brought in to put the project together. By 1972, the new station began broadcasting in the immediate LAX area on AM frequency 840. It quickly became apparent that early 1970s drivers still had to find radio stations on a “slide dial" which distracted them from driving. Halstead and Burden found that car radios could actually tune into radio frequency 530 at the very “bottom of the dial.” Such a station frequency could easily be located on the radio dial without actually having to look at the dial. The new station switched to AM 530 and came to be known as LAX Air Radio 530. The station, which eventually could be heard as far away as 30 miles from the airport, broadcast continuously until 2011. By then, the contract with the vendor that managed the station expired and the airport decided not to fund the station any longer.