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ESPN Radio now has new home on dial at 700-AM

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Spokane’s ESPN Radio switched from 630-AM to the more powerful 700-AM on Thursday night.

“The new station’s coverage area will become nearly five times greater than the existing outlet,” said Tim Anderson, KXLY Broadcast Group director of engineering, in a press release.

KXLX will broadcast at 10,000 watts during the day and 600 watts after sunset.

The previous signal, at 630-AM, was 530 watts daytime and 53 watts at night.

“We’re very excited about the move,” said Bud Nameck, KXLX program director. “It’s a much bigger home for some of our marquee sports programming, such as ‘The Dennis Patchin Show,’ the Seattle SuperSonics and, of course, ‘ESPN Gameday/Gamenight.’ “

The station also will carry Mariners broadcasts.

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