KGHP
CityGig Harbor, Washington
Broadcast areaGig Harbor, Washington, Tacoma, Washington, and surrounding areas
Frequency89.9 MHz
BrandingKGHP-FM
Programming
FormatVariety
Ownership
OwnerPeninsula School District
History
First air date
October 1988
Call sign meaning
K Gig Harbor Peninsula
Technical information
Facility ID52167
ClassA
ERP1,350 watts horizontal
800 watts vertical
HAAT61 meters
Translator(s)89.3 K207AZ (Gig Harbor)
105.7 K289BZ (Gig Harbor)
Links
WebcastListen live
WebsiteKGHP Online

KGHP (89.9 FM) is a student-run high school radio station operating on a non-commercial license in Gig Harbor, Washington. Owned by the Peninsula School District #401, the station's studio is located on the campus of Peninsula High School. With its two translators, K207AZ 89.3 and K289BZ 105.7, the station's signal covers most of the Gig Harbor Peninsula, Key Peninsula and portions of Tacoma, Fox Island, Washington and Olympia, Washington.

The station came on the air in 1988 and was one of three high school radio station in the state of Washington. The first manager and teacher was Don Hofmann, a former KNBQ-FM general manager. KSTW-TV technician Max Bice was the engineer. The current station manager is Spencer "Walrus" Abersolds.

The multi-format station is run by students at Peninsula High School and Gig Harbor High School during the day, and in the evening to night hours it is run by community volunteers. The station gives a variety of shows from the students which range from sports broadcasts to classic rock.

A variety of genres is played, including Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Roots & Americana, Classic rock and vintage music. As the station is also an educational tool for the students, KGHP also runs news briefs and fact segments, at various times throughout the day, along with taking requests via the phone. The station broadcasts Peninsula High School and Gig Harbor High School home varsity football games with the broadcasting crew called The Sports Guys. The station also provides emergency information during power outages, severe storms and natural disasters.

Coordinates: 47°14′28″N 122°46′19″W / 47.241°N 122.772°W / 47.241; -122.772