FM SCA (Sub Carrier) Broadcasts for the SF Bay Area

Frequency

67 kHz Format

92 kHz Format

91.7 KALW Off-air (was Cantonese, Sinocast) None
94.1 KPFA French/Haitian Creole (Radio Papaya, was Indian) Indian (Punjabi Radio, was Radio Humsafar)
96.1 KSQQ Portuguese (Rádio Comercial Portuguesa) None
98.5 KUFX Indian (Punjabi Radio, was Middle Eastern) Off-air (was Vietnamese)
100.3 KBRG Indian None
106.1 KMEL Off-air (was KIOI, then Korean) Off-air (was jazz, then KIOI)
106.9 KIFR (was KEAR) Off-air (was religious) Off-air (was Korean)

Updated August 18, 2012

 

FM SCA (Sub Carrier) Broadcasts for the LA Metro Area

Frequency

67 kHz Format

92 kHz Format

88.1 KKJZ Jazz None
88.5 KCSN Reading for the blind (www.larrs.org) None
89.7 KSGN Adult contemporary None
89.9 KCRW Russian Off-air
90.7 KPFK Korean Off-air
91.5 KUSC Korean Off-air
91.9 KVCR Reading for the blind (www.audiovisionradio.org) None
93.9 KZLA Vietnamese Vietnamese
95.1 KFRG Off-air Off-air
95.5 KLOS Off-air None
96.7 KCAL Data None
97.1 KLSX Off-air Japanese
97.5 KLYY Off-air Data
99.5 KKLA Mandarin (AM 1300 KAZN/AM 1600 KAHZ) Cantonese (AM 1480 WZRC)
105.9 KPWR Mandarin None
107.5 KLVE None Persian

Updated January 20, 2005

Please note the difference between "None" and "Off-air":
"None" indicates that a sub carrier signal was never detected on that frequency.
"Off-air" indicates that a sub carrier signal was broadcasting but is no longer.

FM sub carrier (SCA) broadcasts can be received using special FM receivers or modified FM receivers.

SCA radio manufacturers can be found here:
Mani National: www.maninational.com
Metrosonix: www.metrosonix.com
Radio SCA: www.radiosca.com (most likely out of business)

SCA kits and radio modifications can be purchased from:
Bruce Elving's FM Atlas & Adapters: http://members.aol.com/fmatlas/home.html (Bruce passed away in 2011 and is closed)
Ramsey Kits: www.ramseyelectronics.com

This list will be updated as necessary and when changes occur.
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