KMEL

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KMEL
City of licenseSan Francisco, California
Broadcast areaSan Francisco Bay Area
Branding106 KMEL
Frequency106.1 MHz (HD Radio)
RepeatersSee § FM booster
First air date1946 (as KGO-FM at 96.9)
1947 (as KGO-FM at 106.1)
November 30, 1960 (as KFRC-FM)
Format Urban Contemporary
HD2: American Top 40
ERP69,000 watts
HAAT393 meters (1,289 ft)
ClassB
Facility ID35121
Callsign meaningCAMEL (sic), name of former branding and mascot
Former callsignsKGO-FM (1946-1955)
KFRC-FM (1960-1968)
KFMS (1968-1972)
KKEE (1972-1973)
KFRC-FM (1973-1977)
Owner iHeartMedia
(iHM Licenses, LLC)
Sister stationsKIOI, KISQ, KKSF, KNEW, KOSF, KYLD
WebcastListen Live
HD2: Listen Live
Websitekmel.iheart.com

KMEL (106.1 FM) is an urban contemporary radio station that is licensed to San Francisco, California, and serving the San Francisco Bay Area. It is owned and operated by iHeartMedia.