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KPAY (1290 AM) is a news/talk formatted radio station in Northern California. The station can be heard in Butte County, California, and parts of Tehama County, Glenn County, and Colusa County. The station's transmitter power is 5,000 watts and is located in Chico, California. The station is owned by Deer Creek Broadcasting, LLC. KPAY became a radio affiliate of FOX News Radio in 2006. Anthony Watts (blogger) has been the chief meteorologist for KPAY-AM, a Fox News affiliate based in Chico, California since 2004. Inclusion of KPAY SPORTS App ( covering north valley sports, including Chico State Wildcat Athletics (baseball, basketball), Butte Community College Football, and Chico Heat baseball. Hosted exclusively by Mike Baca.

In October 1949, KXOC-AM began broadcasting. In February 1953, KXOC-AM changed its call sign to KPAY-AM. In July 1994, the KPAY building was destroyed by fire. The station was originally located on 1060 kHz, but moved to 1290 kHz, which had been vacated by KHSL-AM.

Coordinates: 39°42′38″N 121°47′16″W / 39.71056°N 121.78778°W / 39.71056; -121.78778

This page was last edited on 1 March 2018, at 04:01 (UTC).
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