Re: Portland Area Original Call Letter Meanings

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oregonradioguy
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Eugene

KPNW – Pacific Northwest

KUGN – Eugene (city where located)

Albany

KHPE – K-Happy (now goes by Hope 1079)

Newport

KNPT – Newport (city where located)

San Francisco

KSFO – SFO is the airport call sign

K101 – their location on the FM dial

KFOG – named for the “fog” of San Francisco