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KASI-AM logo.png
City Ames, Iowa
Broadcast area Des Moines, Iowa
Branding News Talk 1430
Slogan "Ames' News and Sports Leader"
Frequency 1430 kHz
First air date October, 1948
Format News/Talk
Power 1000 watts (day)
32 watts (Night)
Class D
Facility ID 2116
Transmitter coordinates 42°02′18″N 93°40′53″W / 42.03833°N 93.68139°W / 42.03833; -93.68139
Callsign meaning Ames Iowa
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Citicasters Licenses, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.1430kasi.com/

KASI (1430 AM, "News Talk 1430") is a radio station licensed to serve Ames, Iowa. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and licensed to Citicasters Licenses, Inc. It airs a News/Talk radio format.[1]

The station was assigned the KASI call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[2]

The transmitter and tower are located in northwest Ames. According to the Antenna Structure Registration database, the tower is 124.4 m (408 ft) tall.[3]

In January 2016 KASI applied for a FM translator to rebroadcast the AM signal at 94.1 MHz. That application has since been approved to KASI by the FCC as of February 2016.


  1. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ FCC Antenna Structure Registration data

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