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KWSS 93.9 FM

Independent Radio 93.9 FM KWSS is a Non-Commercial LPFM terrestrial broadcast station serving the Scottsdale Phoenix Area. KWSS serves the public through providing 12 hours per day of locally originated programming.  KWSS offers a diverse music format within the alternative indie rock genre.   KWSS brings news and information to its listeners with programs such as Democracy Now from the Pacifica Foundation, Free Speech Radio News, Counter Spin, and The David Pakman Radio Show as well as several other locally produced informative radio programs. KWSS signed on the air January 2005. KWSS is a major supporter of the local arts and is constantly featuring events to help bring awareness to the local community. 

What is the mission of KWSS?
KWSS enriches people’s media experience by offering alternative independent programming both music and news/information with a focus on local-ism. 

How do I make a song request? There are two ways:  Visit our home page and click on the “KWSS Online Song Request” link.  It allows a listener to browse our library and make a request that goes into a cue to be aired.  You may also call 623-888-6091.

How do I get airplay for my band? Musicians may submit up to two mp3 song tracks via email for consideration. Please verify that lyrics are free from profanity and obscene content.  Music must be relative to the KWSS format of independent, pop, alternative rock genres.  Please format music as "Band Name - Song Title".

How do I or a business become a sponsor to receive on air mentions?  KWSS offers local businesses and organizations underwriting opportunities. By underwriting KWSS we will air your sponsor messages throughout our normal programming day to help bring market ad exposure to your business. Please email or call us at 623-888-6091 for more information. Your messages will include your business name, what it is you are known for or services, location, telephone number and web address. This will include an optional banner on the KWSS website. 

Whom should I contact with questions about my donation or thank-you gift? You may email the KWSS staff, or call 623-888-6091.

Whom should I contact with comments about KWSS Programming? We always welcome and encourage feedback from listeners.  If you have programming comments, please call or email and put in the subject line “programming”, you may also call the main line at 623-888-6091.

How do I learn more about your programs? Visit our schedule page on our website.

Where does KWSS get its funding?  The majority of KWSS's funding comes from local businesses, with a secondary source from program underwriting, and a small portion from listeners like you.  KWSS is a 501C3 and able to receive donations and in return offer services and a tax deduction.   

I've seen KWSS listed as a sponsor at concerts, events and festivals.   What does that mean? KWSS is pleased to provide media support to many events, shows, concerts, festivals and other arts organizations. As media sponsor of an event, KWSS provides the organization with on-air mentions of their events, often in return for an advertisement in the playbill and tickets to the event. 

How do I get an event listed on the Rock Local Calendar? Submissions should be received two weeks before publication on our site. Information about upcoming events may be submitted for consideration by email

© 2016 KWSS Radio (An Arizona 501c3 Non-Profit Corporation).