Station Information

Located on the second floor of St. Ambrose University's Galvin Fine Arts and Communications Center in Davenport, Iowa.

The mission of KALA-FM is to provide a broadcast quality learning lab for St. Ambrose University's Communication students and serve the Quad Cities community with diverse music, news, and information.

How To Find Us!

88.5 FM (online @ KALA HD1)
Translator: 106.1 FM (online @ KALA HD2)
Quad Cities Metro Area Estimated Population: Nearly 400,000
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24 Hours Daily

Jazz, blues, R&B and hip-hop, Latino and Spanish language programming, oldies, gospel and public service programming (locally-produced and nationally-syndicated segments). Occasional live music features, news, and live home/remote coverage of St. Ambrose University sports events.

Three state-of-the-art digital production and one on-air studio. Working music archive includes some 10,000+ vinyl albums, and more than 60,000+ CDs. Licensed commercial music library and sound effects.

Program underwriting and production rates available upon request.

We adhere to the Public Media Code of Integrity

Public Media Integrity Project

Public broadcasters have adopted shared principles to strengthen the trust and integrity that communities expect of valued public service institutions.

Learn more about the Public Media Integrity Project

The Public Media Code of Integrity was developed by the Affinity Group Coalition and the Station Resource Group, collectively representing public television and radio stations and service organizations from across the country, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.


Dave Baker, General Manager

KALA Radio
Galvin Fine Arts Center
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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