KPUG
KPUG AM1170-FM97.9 logo.png
Broadcast areaWhatcom County
Frequency1170 kHz
BrandingKPUG 1170
Programming
FormatSports
AffiliationsESPN Radio
CBS Sports Radio
Ownership
Owner
  • Cascade Radio Group
    (Saga Communications)
  • (Sage Broadcasting, LLC)
KAFE, KBAI, KGMI, KISM
History
First air date
1948 (1948)
Technical information
Facility ID58887
ClassB
Power10,000 watts day
5,000 watts night
Translator(s)97.9 K250BW (Bellingham)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.kpug1170.com

KPUG (1170 AM) is a sports radio station located and licensed in Bellingham, Washington, transmitting from an antenna located off Sunset Drive. KPUG is operated by the Cascade Radio Group, owned by Saga Communications. The majority of local sports taking place in and around Whatcom County are broadcast on KPUG.

KPUG serves Northwest Washington with a signal that reaches into Vancouver and Victoria in Canada and also reaches into Seattle's northern suburbs (daytime only) and the Olympic Peninsula.

KPUG On-Air Shows

Local Programming:

Syndicated Shows:

Local Sports:

National Sports:

History

KPUG began broadcasting in early 1948 on 1170 kHz with 1 KW power. It was an affiliate of the Don Lee Network. The station's principal owner was Mrs. Jessica Longston.[1]

References

  1. ^ "KPUG Bellingham, Wash. Joins Don Lee Network" (PDF). Broadcasting. February 9, 1948. Retrieved 4 November 2014.

Coordinates: 48°46′34″N 122°26′21″W / 48.77611°N 122.43917°W / 48.77611; -122.43917