Translator Launches Lead To Redding AM Frequency Swap

1400 KQMS Redding 1670 105.7 99.3 KQMS-FM Fox Sports 103.9Mapleton Communications has moved its two Redding CA AM formats to new frequencies as both launch FM translators.

News/Talk 1400 KQMS has moved to 1670, while launching a simulcast on 105.7 K289BT Anderson. The move places the Talk format on the 10kW daytime/1kW night 1670 signal, while giving it the 250w/407m signal from the KSHA-FM tower in Iron Mountain outside the city. KQMS continues to simulcast on 99.3 KQMS-FM Shasta Lake City despite the considerable signal overlap with the new 105.7. The three frequencies are being branded as “Redding’s News Talk Superstation”.

Sports “Fox Sports Redding” 1670 KNRO moves to the 1kW 1400 frequency while launching 103.9 K280GP Bridgeport. K280GP operates with 250w/39m from the 1400 tower.

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