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Dear Friend… (February 2023)

On a fundamental level, radio is about making connections. In order to transmit a radio wave, the right equipment is connected to the right level of electricity. Through a radio, that electric pulse connects the right listener to the right on-air host or guest.

Each week, the broadcast schedule holds potential for life-changing relationships. Someone looking for work might hear about a new job opportunity on the Job Files show, or someone struggling with substance use might be inspired to fight for sobriety. Through radio, Western Alaskans stay well-connected: with one another, to the outside world, and to local resources.

Thank you, so much, for making the radio connection possible!

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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that KNOM Radio Mission is located on the customary lands of Indigenous peoples. 

Based in the Bering Strait region, KNOM broadcasts throughout the homelands of the Iñupiaq, Siberian Yup’ik, Cup’ik and Yup’ik peoples.