“Fish Head Radio”
KFSK-FM is a non-commercial community radio station owned and operated by Narrows Broadcasting Corporation of Petersburg, Alaska, a small, yet vibrant and busy fishing community with strong Norwegian roots.
The station signed on the air September 8th, 1977 broadcasting a diverse and local community service with a mission to inform, enlighten, and entertain. The registered call letters are derived from “Fisk”, the Norwegian word for “Fish”. KFSK serves the communities of Petersburg, Kupreanof, Coffman Cove, Whale Pass, Port Protection, Point Baker, Farragut Bay, Thomas Bay, Little Port Walter, Warm Springs Bay, and Port Alexander.
We provide essential information services such as Emergency Alert System notices including severe weather warnings. Designated by the State of Alaska as the Local Primary broadcaster for the area, KFSK is the official public information official in the event of an emergency.
KFSK provides the only daily, news service in the broadcast area. Local news is provided by a two-person news department. Regional, State, National and International news are provided throughout each broadcast day. Entertainment programming is provided by nearly 100 volunteers, along with various network programs produced by National Public Radio, Public Radio International, American Public Media, and various independent producers.
The station serves a listening population of nearly 4,000 residents in the coastal region of Central Southeast Alaska and the vibrant area fishing grounds. The station has over 1,000 members.
Narrows Broadcasting Corporation is a member of CoastAlaska, Inc. a consortium of five Southeast community radio organizations cooperating to provide service to Alaskans while decreasing costs. Efficiencies created through this partnership include centralized accounting, support for administrative, development and engineering services, and cooperation and shared content among news departments.