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Broadcast areaSkagit County, Washington
Frequency1430 kHz
BrandingClassic Rock 102.9 & 1430
FormatClassic rock
OwnerJ & J Broadcasting, INC
First air date
Technical information
Facility ID39496
Power5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Transmitter coordinates
48°25′22″N 122°21′15″W / 48.42278°N 122.35417°W / 48.42278; -122.35417
Translator(s)102.9 K275CV (Mount Vernon)
WebcastListen Live

KBRC (1430 AM and 102.9 FM) is a radio station that broadcasts a classic rock format. Licensed to Mount Vernon, Washington, the station serves the Skagit County, Washington area. It first began broadcasting in 1946. The station is currently owned by John and Julia Di Meo.

General information

KBRC was the first radio station to broadcast out of the Skagit Valley region, starting in 1946. They played a classic hits format of music from the 1960s, 1970s, and some of the 1980s. KBRC also broadcasts local Skagit County news as well as hourly news reports from ABC.

Sports are an integral part of KBRC. Local Skagit County sports contests are broadcast, as well as professional teams such as the Seattle Seahawks, the Seattle Mariners. College sports events from the University of Washington football and basketball programs are also broadcast.[1]

On November 19, 2018, KBRC changed their format from classic hits to classic rock.[2]


  1. ^ About KBRC Oldies 1430AM Radio Archived 2008-05-09 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2008-06-13.
  2. ^ KBRC Mt. Vernon Changes to Classic Rock Puget Sound Media