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]

CityScottsdale, Arizona
Broadcast areaPhoenix-Scottsdale, Arizona
FormatCommunity radio
OwnerKWSS Radio
Former frequencies
106.7 FM (2005-2013)
Technical information
Facility ID134485
ERP3 watts
HAAT251.0 meters (823.5 ft)
WebcastListen Live TuneIn Link Listen Live Links on Home Page

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