KWSS-LP is a non-commercial low-power FM radio station licensed to Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, and serving the Phoenix–Scottsdale area. Originally broadcasting on 106.7 FM, the station now broadcasts at 93.9 FM. KWSS went on the air January 2005 and is an alternative/indie pop format radio station with an emphasis on local and indie music. With studios located in Scottsdale, and transmitter in central Phoenix, KWSS broadcasts 24 hours a day. Aside from the alternative music format, KWSS carries news and information programs such as Democracy Now! from the Pacifica Foundation, The Lopsided World of L with Jonathan L, Radio Italia, and The Director's Cut. KWSS was awarded The Phoenix New Times Best Alt station for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016.[1] In July 2020 The Phoenix New Times also named KWSS one of the 11 best radio stations in Phoenix. It airs a community radio format.[2]

Broadcast areaPhoenixScottsdale, Arizona
Frequency93.9 MHz
FormatCommunity radio
OwnerKWSS Radio
Former frequencies
106.7 FM (2005–2013)
Technical information
Facility ID134485
ERP3 watts
HAAT251.0 meters (823.5 ft)
Repeater(s)94.5 KOOL-HD2 (Phoenix)
WebcastListen Live TuneIn Link Listen Live Links on Home Page

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References edit

  1. ^ Masley, ed (February 13, 2013). "Local alternative outlet KWSS-FM changing frequencies". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved March 16, 2013.
  2. ^ "KWSS-LP official website". Retrieved 2009-03-24.

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33°35′47″N 112°01′21″W / 33.5964°N 112.0224°W / 33.5964; -112.0224