KKAY (1590 kHz AM) and KBRS (106.9 MHz FM) are two commercial radio stations in Louisiana. KKAY 1590 is licensed to White Castle, Louisiana, and is owned by Liberty in Christ Jesus Ministry.[1] KBRS 106.9 is licensed to Belle Rose, Louisiana, and is owned by Alex Media, Inc.[2] Both stations simulcast their programming, directed at the region of Louisiana between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

KKAY
KKAY logo.png
CityWhite Castle, Louisiana
Broadcast areaBaton Rouge area
Frequency1590 kHz
SloganLiberty Radio
Programming
FormatUrban Gospel Music / Christian talk and teaching
Ownership
OwnerLiberty in Christ Jesus Ministry
Technical information
Facility ID36232
ClassD
ERP1,000 watts daytime
67 watts nighttime
Transmitter coordinates
30°11′1″N 91°6′27″W / 30.18361°N 91.10750°W / 30.18361; -91.10750Coordinates: 30°11′1″N 91°6′27″W / 30.18361°N 91.10750°W / 30.18361; -91.10750
Links
WebcastKKAY_webstream
Websitekkay1590.com
KBRS
CityBelle Rose, Louisiana
Broadcast areaBaton Rouge area
Frequency106.9 MHz
SloganLiberty Radio
Programming
FormatUrban Gospel Music / Christian talk and teaching
Ownership
OwnerAlex Media, Inc.
History
Call sign meaning
K Belle RoSe (city of license)
Technical information
Facility ID36232
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT86 meters (282 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
30.126587, -91.215662
Links
WebcastKKAY_webstream
Websitekkay1590.com

The stations' studios and offices are on Railroad Avenue in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. KBRS's transmitter is off Ridge Road in White Castle.[3] KKAY's transmitter is in a different part of White Castle, off Route 405.[4]

ProgrammingEdit

KKAY and KBRS broadcast a blend of urban gospel music and classic old time favorites, as well as airing Christian talk and teaching programs. Religious leaders pay KKAY and KBRS for their time on the stations, and may seek donations on the air for their ministries.

KKAY and KBRS carry sports from several historically black colleges and universities. KKAY and KBRS also cover local high school sports and are the only radio stations in the Gulf South that carry girls high school softball.

HistoryEdit

KKAY first signed on the air in November 1976.[5] KBRS first signed on the air in January 2013.

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