The images and aerial photographs within this page present facts related to KFMJ. KFMJ is a full service, commercial, oldies music radio station in Ketchikan, Alaska, broadcasting on 99.9 mHz FM, is owned by TLP Communications, Inc. and was launched on August 2, 1996. One of two commercial broadcast FM stations licensed to broadcast from Ketchikan, KFMJ is the only locally-owned commercial radio station.
KFMJ targets its programming to a core group of listeners: i.e., adults over the age of 35.
With its transmitter located atop High Mountain on Gravina Island (height above average terrain:), across the Tongass Narrows from Ketchikan, KFMJ's signal provides maximum coverage to a wide area, including Saxman and other suburbs of Ketchikan on Revillagigedo Island, Metlakatla and vicinity to Prince of Wales Island communities to the west and Prince Rupert and northwestern coastal British Columbia to the south.
KFMJ's live, local programming on weekdays includes:
- The Bob Kern/Fats & Gang Show: Forty year plus radio veteran and "Hall of Fame" award recipient Bob Kern (and his friends and critters) is on from 6am - 9am.
- The Stuart Whyte Show (Goin' Home with Stu) from 4pm - 6pm. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Whyte joined KFMJ in 2003.
- The "Travel and Technology Report" with Len Laurence is aired at 7:15 am weekdays.
News and weather updates are broadcast throughout the day. KFMJ airs local news gathered by its news Department and top-of-the-hour news from USA Radio Network and is also affiliated with the ABC Radio Network and Associated Press. Coast to Coast AM is aired after 9pm local time.
Starting in 2004, KFMJ became the home for Kayhi Kings & Lady Kings sports broadcasts at the request of Ketchikan High School. KFMJ provides play-by-play coverage of Boys & Girls Basketball, Boys Baseball and Boys Football. The station additionally carries coverage of select Metlakatla games and Little League Baseball. Games are simulcast online and archived on the KFMJ website.