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Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities

Ampers is a network of 18 independent community radio stations in Minnesota.  Each station is locally managed and programmed by and for the local communities they serve.  Ampers is the largest network of community radio stations in the state of Minnesota and the largest of its kind in the United States. From Grand Marais, and Thief River Falls, to Mankato and Winona, and just about everywhere in between, we’ve got Minnesota covered. Our combined audience is about 250,000 devoted listeners.  Ampers has no affiliation with Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and receives no financial support from MPR. 

Ampers helps to generate revenue for its 18 member stations through corporate underwriting, sponsorships, grants and advocacy.

Member stations include:

KAXE (Grand Rapids)
KBEM (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
KBFT (Nett Lake/Bois Forte)
KBXE (Bagley/Bemidji)
KKWE/Niijii Radio (Callaway/White Earth)
KOJB (Cass Lake/Leech Lake)
KFAI (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
KMOJ (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
KMSU (Mankato)
KQAL (Winona)
KRPR (Rochester)
KSRQ (Thief River Falls)
KUMD (Duluth)
KUMM (Morris)
KUOM/Radio K (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
KVSC (St. Cloud)
WTIP (Grand Marais)
WGZS (Cloquet/Fond du Lac)

Funds donated to Ampers are used to support all stations equally.

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1881 Munster Ave W
St Paul, MN 55116