KPEL (AM)

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KPEL
KPEL-AM logo.png
CityLafayette, Louisiana
BrandingESPN 1420
Frequency1420 KHz
First air dateNovember 1951
FormatSports
Power1,000 watts (day)
750 watts (night)
ClassB
Facility ID12682
Transmitter coordinates30°16′38″N 92°03′51″W / 30.27722°N 92.06417°W / 30.27722; -92.06417
Callsign meaningPELican Broadcasting (former owner)
Former callsignsKLFY (1949-1957)
AffiliationsESPN Radio
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media of Lafayette, LLC)
Sister stationsKFTE, KHXT, KMDL, KPEL-FM, KROF, KTDY
WebcastListen Live
Websiteespn1420.com

KPEL (1420 AM, "ESPN 1420") is a radio station licensed to serve Lafayette, Louisiana. The station is owned by Townsquare Media and licensed to Townsquare Media of Lafayette, LLC. It airs a sports radio format featuring programming from ESPN Radio.[1] Its studios are located on Bertrand Road in Lafayette, and its transmitter is located about two miles north of the studios.

The station was assigned the KPEL call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 1, 1957.[2]

The station is the base of Thinking Out Loud with Steve Peloquin, Bird's Eye View with Jay Walker, and the Great S.C.O.T.T. Show with Scott Prather.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01.
  2. ^ "History Card". FCC Facility History Card for KPEL (AM).

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