KUFO-FM explained

KUFO-FM
City:Portland, Oregon
Area:Portland, Oregon
Branding:101 KUFO
Slogan:The Rock of Portland
Frequency:101.1 MHz
Share:3.4, #8
Share As Of:Fa'07
Share Source:R&R<ref>News: CBS Market Ratings.,. Radio and Records.
Format:Active Rock
Erp:97,000 watts
Haat:440 meters
Class:C
Facility Id:26932
Former Callsigns:KOIN-FM (1948-1977)
KYTE-FM (1977-1979)
KLLB (1979-1983)
KRCK (1983-1985)
KYTE-FM (1985-1989)
KKCY (1989-1990)
KUFO (1990-2001)
Owner:CBS Radio
Webcast:listen live
Affiliations:Westwood One

KUFO-FM (101.1 FM) is a commecial radio station broadcasting an active Rock format and is licensed to Portland, Oregon, USA. The station is currently owned by CBS Radio Stations Inc. and features programing from Westwood One.[1] [2]

History

The station went on the air as KYTE-FM on February 18, 1985. On January 31, 1989, the station changed its call sign to KKCY, on January 23, 1990 to KUFO, and on August 1, 2001 to the current KUFO.[3]

Programming

The station airs syndicated programming from the Adam Carolla show during the morning hours.[4] The 12am - 5am overnight shift features Crystal Kash.[5] Before joining KUFO, Crystal hosted middays for 92.9 FM KZZU in Spokane, Washington.

Weekends feature shows from Buzz, Frank and Porkchop.[6] Lisa Wood, formerly of KFNK and KEXP, hosts"The Punk Show" with Sarah X. Dylan Sunday nights at 7pm and Crystal Kash hosts the local music show "Viva la Luna" Sunday nights from 9pm-10pm with producer Art Webb.[7] The show is named after the now closed venue "La Luna," host to well-remembered rock acts and performances in the 80's and early 90's.

Cort and Fatboy Show

The Cort and Fatboy Show is locally produced and airs from 3 - 7 p.m. It is a mix of pop culture commentary and modern hard rock music featuring celebrity interviews, news, and trivia games. Cort Webber has worked in Portland radio for over 10 years, while his co-host Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts calls The Cort and Fatboy Show his first foray into broadcasting. The show received a runner-up "Favorite DJ" award in the "Best of Portland" voting by the local weekly Willamette Week .[8] A podcast of the show is available on the station's website. The show also hosts a monthly "midnight movie" at the Bagdad Theatre.

External links

Notes and References

  1. Web site: KUFO-FM Facility Record. United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. Web site: KUFO-FM Station Information Profile. Arbitron.
  3. Web site: KUFO Call Sign History. United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  4. Web site: KUFO Morning Programming. KUFO.
  5. Web site: KUFO Staff page.
  6. Web site: Weekend programming. KUFO. December 9, 2008.
  7. Web site: Viva la Luna show. KUFO. December 9, 2008.
  8. News: More than 50 of Our Favorite Portland Things. July 23, 2008. Willamette Week. December 13, 2008.