KBGX (105.3 FM, "Lava 105.3") is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format. Licensed to Keaau, Hawaii, the station serves the Hilo area. The station is currently owned by Carla Morris and Sally Dobson, through licensee Resoante Hawaii LLC, and features programming from Citadel Media's "The True Oldies Channel" satellite feed.[1]

KBGX
Keaau, Hawaii
Broadcast areaHilo, Hawaii
Frequency105.3 MHz
BrandingLava 105.3
Programming
FormatClassic hits
Ownership
OwnerCarla Morris and Sally Dobson
(Resoante Hawaii LLC)
KKOA
History
First air date
2003-04-14 (as KHIK)
Former call signs
KHIK (2003-2003)
KIHH (2003-2004)
Technical information
Facility ID85061
ClassC2
ERP28,000 watts
HAAT28 meters
Transmitter coordinates
19°43′18″N 155°27′23″W / 19.72167°N 155.45639°W / 19.72167; -155.45639
Repeater(s)105.3 KBGX-FM2 (Kailua-Kona)
105.3 KBGX-FM5 (Naalehu)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Website1053lava.com

HistoryEdit

The station went on the air as KBGX on 2004-04-14. The station covers most of the Big Island from about 7,000 feet (2,100 m) on Mauna Kea with a booster transmitter in Kona at 6,500 feet (2,000 m) on the same channel.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KBGX Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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