CityGreeley, Colorado
Broadcast areaNorthern Colorado
SloganStories that matter. Voices you trust.
Frequency91.5 MHz (HD Radio)
Translator(s)See article
First air dateJanuary 6, 1967
FormatNews/Talk (Public)
ERP36,000 watts
HAAT384 meters
Facility ID68219
Transmitter coordinates40°37′3″N 105°19′39″W / 40.61750°N 105.32750°W / 40.61750; -105.32750 (KUNC)
Call sign meaningUniversity of Northern Colorado (former owner)
Former call signsKCBL (1967–1970)
AffiliationsNPR, PRI, BBC
OwnerCommunity Radio for Northern Colorado
WebcastListen Live

KUNC (91.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a News/Talk public radio format. Licensed to Greeley, Colorado, United States, it serves Northern Colorado, including Fort Collins and Greeley. The station is owned and operated by Community Radio for Northern Colorado, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


KUNC began operations January 6, 1967 at the University of Northern Colorado as KCBL. It became KUNC on May 1, 1970.

During the Fall of 2000, UNC put the station up for sale in an effort to save money. Colorado Public Radio in Denver agreed to purchase the station; it had been looking to expand its offerings to Northern Colorado for some time. However, an upwelling of support from the local Northern Colorado community as well as a concerted effort by staff at the station, targeted at "keeping community radio local," led to a fundraising effort which produced a counter-offer from the newly formed Community Radio for Northern Colorado.

On July 24, 2007, KUNC began transmitting from Buckhorn Mountain, northwest of Fort Collins. The new location widened the station's coverage to include most of the northern portion of metro Denver; under the right conditions, it can be heard in much of Denver itself.


KUNC broadcasts programming from National Public Radio, Public Radio International, the BBC, and other public radio producers, as well as locally produced news, commentary, and music programming termed "Diverse music". KUNC produces the nationally distributed music history show Music 101.


Broadcast translators of KUNC
Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K210AY 89.9 Buena Vista, Colorado 78 D FCC
KENC 90.7 Estes Park, Colorado 200 A FCC
K220JN 91.9 Granby, Colorado 115 D FCC
K259AC 99.7 Gypsum, Colorado 249 D FCC
K213EJ 90.5 Holyoke, Colorado 134 D FCC
K206BD 89.1 Julesburg, Colorado 74 D FCC
K219DX 91.7 Leadville, Colorado 62 D FCC
K212FN 90.3 Lone Star, Colorado 92 D FCC
KVNC 90.9 Minturn, Colorado 100 A FCC
KRNC 88.5 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 240 A FCC
K267CM 101.3 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 77 D FCC
K228DL 93.5 Wray, Colorado 74 D FCC
K202EK 88.3 Yuma, Colorado 113 D FCC

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