KATZ
CitySt. Louis, Missouri
Broadcast areaGreater St. Louis
Frequency1600 kHz AM
BrandingHallelujah 1600
Programming
FormatUrban Gospel
Ownership
OwneriHeartMedia, Inc.[1][2]
(iHM Licenses, LLC)
KATZ-FM, KLOU, KSD, KSLZ, KTLK-FM, W279AQ
History
First air date
1955
Technical information
Facility ID48968
ClassB
Power6,000 watts day
3,500 watts night
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitehttps://hallelujah1600.iheart.com/

KATZ (1600 AM, "Hallelujah 1600") is an Urban Gospel radio station serving the area of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The iHeartMedia, Inc. (previously Clear Channel Communications) outlet broadcasts with power level of 6 kW day/3.5 kW night. Its transmitter is located in East St. Louis, Illinois, and operates from studios in St. Louis south of Forest Park.

KATZ is licensed by the FCC to broadcast a HD digital (hybrid) signal.[3]

History

KATZ began broadcasting in 1955 as a Rhythm and blues/Soul music station. This function was transferred to KATZ-FM in the 1980s. Currently, KATZ is a gospel music outlet, while KATZ-FM became WSDD in late 2009 with a new format.

References

  1. ^ KATZ in the FCC AM station database
  2. ^ KATZ on Radio-Locator
  3. ^ "Station Search Details". licensing.fcc.gov. Retrieved 21 January 2019.

Coordinates: 38°37′02″N 90°04′52″W / 38.61722°N 90.08111°W / 38.61722; -90.08111