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Our History

Family Friendly 89.7 KSGN covers a potential audience of over 4 million people in the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino Counties) as well as in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and can also be heard around the world on smartphones and at www.ksgn.com.

89.7 FM KSGN is an independent nonprofit organization supported by tax-deductible donations from members of the community.  There is no church affiliation, government grant or even rich uncle!  Financial support comes from friends like you who believe in God's work through Family Friendly 89.7 KSGN.

The core purpose of the station has two parts: To share the Good News of the Gospel with those who have never heard it before; and to bring hope, inspiration, and encouragement to those who have.

This radio ministry began in 1958 as KNFP, a small college station built by professors and students at La Sierra College in Riverside, California.  It was created as a lab for students to have real-life opportunities to apply what they were studying in public speaking, ministerial studies, physics and engineering.

Over the years the call letters changed a couple of times and then the station went off the air for two years in the late '60s.  The call letters were changed to KSGN in 1979.  For a time, branding on the radio station corresponded with the call letters using the words – Keep Sharing the Good News.

In the early years, the station had a format of classical music and news, then traditional Christian music, and now features contemporary Christian music. The station's current programming includes local traffic, weather and news as well as information about special events at area churches and community organizations.