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KOWS Move to Santa Rosa

Dan Kerbein, co-host of Radio Spotlight Magazine (even Sundays at 2pm on KOWS), published an in-depth article about the history of KOWS, the meaning of the ‘community’ in community radio, and the recent move we made from Occidental to Sebastopol and then downtown Santa Rosa.  Check out the article and, at the same time, mark… Read more »

Palm Drive Acquisition Forum

On February 8, 2019, the League of Women Voters held a non-partisan forum on the topic of the proposed acquisition of Palm Drive Hospital by Modesto-based American Advanced Management Group. The following is a somewhat edited (for brevity) recording of the forum. A shorter version of this will be broadcast ahead of the March 5… Read more »

A Call for Donations

KOWS Community Radio is a 501c3 non-profit radio station. We rely on our listeners to help support our mission of delivering unique and alternative programming that reflects our community. We don’t beat you over the head with on-air fund drives but we do have to reach out sometimes for an ‘ask’. Our move has stretched… Read more »

KOWS Studio’s New Home

After an exhaustive search, particularly along the 116 corridor and West of 101, looking at every possibility in a real estate market that was wanting for the kind of space we needed, KOWS Community Radio was able to land a suitable space for our studio. After three years at the United Methodist Church in Sebastopol,… Read more »

Submitting a PSA to KOWS

Public Service Announcements (PSAs) can help get the word out about your organization or event! The airing of Public Service Announcements is essential to our mission to serve and inform the public. KOWS takes its role seriously to assist non-profit organizations who receive little exposure through commercial and corporate media sources. How PSAs are selected… Read more »

KOWS Studio – January 2019 Relocation

KOWS is looking for a new home for our studio. After three years of hosting the KOWS studio, The United Methodist Church will be implementing alternative plans for the classroom facility in 2019. As such the UMC has decided to NOT renew our current lease. We will need to move out no later than January… Read more »

KOWS Archives

                                    You can listen to the archives of these shows by clicking on their image.A handful of our volunteer programmers have made their shows available for streaming and download!

A Call For Hosts

Become a host

That’s right. You can become a DJ or show host on KOWS Community Radio! No experience needed, all training given, and it only takes a few hours. Diversity encouraged, no age limits, alter-abled friendly. Our studio is conveniently located in downtown Sebastopol and we broadcast 24/7, with on-site parking. Weekly, biweekly or monthly shows, either one or… Read more »

New Station FM Location

After an exciting and exhilarating ten years serving West Sonoma County at 107.3 on the FM dial, we moved. Our new home is 92.5 FM. The purpose of this move was to ensure that our signal was not drowned out by a mega-station that has grown such that its signal was stepping all over us… Read more »

Antenna Move – Sebastopol City Application Withdrawn

Press Release KOWS Community Radio Withdraws City Application for Antenna Move February 22, 2017 To: Amie Windsor, From: Laura Goldman,, and 707 481-4843 KOWS Community Radio has withdrawn its application to relocate the station’s broadcast antenna to the City of Sebastopol’s Pleasant Hill Road reservoir site. Although the project was fully approved by… Read more »