DescriptionKAWC, Colorado River Public Media, operates two radio stations licensed to Arizona Western College in Yuma. With studios and transmitters located on the AWC main campus in Yuma, KAWC AM-1320 began broadcasting on July 11, 1970. KAWC FM-88.9 was added in 1992. KAWC also broadcasts on the internet at kawc.org.
KAWC FM is "Colorado River NPR and BBC News" and includes classical music and jazz. KAWC AM is "Arizona's Music Alternative" and broadcasts a range of PRI and BBC news programs along with Democracy Now!, Americana, Blues, Roots and World music and Jazz.
KAWC produces a variety of news reports and documentaries about life in the desert southwest, along with special interest music programs ranging from jazz to nostalgia to the roots of Americana.