KUNR (88.7 FM) is the flagship National Public Radio station in Reno, Nevada. Owned and operated by the University of Nevada, Reno, it is a typical full-service public radio outlet airing NPR news and talk.

KUNR / KNCC
KUNR: Reno, Nevada
KNCC: Elko, Nevada
Broadcast areaNorthern Nevada
FrequencyKUNR: 88.7 MHz
KNCC: 91.5 MHz
BrandingKUNR Public Radio
Programming
FormatNews/Talk/Classical music/Jazz
AffiliationsNational Public Radio, Public Radio International, American Public Media
Ownership
OwnerUniversity of Nevada, Reno
(Nevada System of Higher Education)
History
First air date
KUNR: 1963; 59 years ago (1963)
KNCC: 1992; 30 years ago (1992)
Call sign meaning
University of Nevada, Reno
Technical information
Facility IDKUNR: 69001
KNCC: 49582
ClassKUNR: C0
KNCC: A
ERPKUNR: 20,000 watts
KNCC: 54 watts
HAATKUNR: 651 meters
KNCC: 622 meters
Transmitter coordinates
KUNR:
39°15′34″N 119°42′16″W / 39.25944°N 119.70444°W / 39.25944; -119.70444Coordinates: 39°15′34″N 119°42′16″W / 39.25944°N 119.70444°W / 39.25944; -119.70444
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitekunr.org

KUNR signed on in October 1963. It did not join NPR until 1981. It also serves as Carson City's NPR news affiliate.

TranslatorsEdit

The station operates a full-time satellite, KNCC in Elko, along with 13 translators across Nevada and California. All but one directly repeat KUNR.

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