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CitySilverdale, Washington
Broadcast areaSeattle, Washington
Frequency1400 kHz
First air date1952 (as KTNT in Tacoma, Washington)[1]
FormatTalk radio
Power1,000 watts day
890 watts night
Facility ID9737
Former callsignsKTNT (1952[1]-1983)[2]
KPMA(1983-1985)[2] both in Tacoma, Washington
OwnerSecond Amendment Foundation (50%)
Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (50%)
(KITZ Radio, Inc.)

KITZ (1400 AM) is a radio station featuring a News/Talk format. Licensed to Silverdale, Washington, United States, it serves the Puget Sound Region. The station is currently owned by KITZ Radio, Inc. consisting of the gun rights group Second Amendment Foundation and its affiliate Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. The main KITZ studio and production facilities are located in Port Orchard, Washington.


The station was originally launched in 1952 as KTNT in Tacoma, Washington & was owned by the Tacoma News Tribune[1] which also owned KTNT-TV (now KSTW) & KTNT-FM (now KIRO-FM). In 1983, KTNT became KPMA which lasted until 1985.


1400 AM was relaunched in 1986 as KITZ under ownership of Silversound Broadcasting Company and its City of License was transferred from Tacoma, Washington to Silverdale, Washington.


  1. ^ a b c History Cards for KITZ, Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Call Sign History, Retrieved May 25, 2018.

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