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The Valley’s birth ofHometown a non- radio station, tribal or government was the largePeak on-air presence ofsea thelevel, Phoe- of business profit, full-power FM, Christian er birthday is Dec. 3, 2013,radio which Newman at 4,500 feet above ministry, but asnotice support for thesent to quencies is intense and the signal cov- would have been a tremendously exThe birth of a child is an amazing means this year we will be celebratright across the freeway from Picacho Peak. vision and purpose of KVNG 91.1FM in providtheAFCC, turn allowed us to file nix and In granting the station, though definitely notofon the venture. copy who of the in Tohono erage area Tucson extremelymarkets. regulated due to pensive miracle of God. The birth a noning the fourth anniversary of the ed our listening area with solid Biblical teaching The transmitter site allows KVNG, Grace for anotice change location and the tribal government was of senttower to large on-air presence the Phoeapplication, the FCCofhas a process profit, full-power same level as the birth FM, of aChristian child, radio is still the “Birth of Grace.” To say that we have and as an alternative to the normal “Top 40” 91.1FM to broadcast throughout the Casa the FCC, who in turn allowed us to file nix and Tucson markets. In granting the station, though definitely not on the City songs of License. it stations. turns out, a new advantage is given to new miraculous ownover right; particularly learned a in fewits things the last four years is whereby Christian heard on As other Grande Valley area – reaching as far south as for a change of tower location and the same level as the birth of a child, is still application, the FCC has a process The 24/7 programming that KVNG a gross understatement. Marana and the northern edge of Tucson and location wasn’t thebrings only birthing stationadvantage ownership andtothe of tower the birth miraculous of Casa Grande locally whereby City of License. As it turns out, a new is given new longevity in its ownValley’s right; particularly to our area includes a host of pastors and BiWhen most parents have their first child, as far north as the Florence Junction and the tower location wasn’t the only birthing station ownership and the longevity of the birth of Casa Grande Valley’s locally difficulty. an inher thesignal area. The ble teachers owned produced from across the country. Some of theyand have locally little-to-no experience KVNG and a lot Sanowner’s Tan Valley.location To the west, is heard difficulty. aninowner’s location in thetoarea. The along owned and locallyelse produced KVNG these pastors/teachers are nationally known, of input from everyone on how to raise Maricopa and almost Gila Bend I-8, Grace (KVNG – 91.1FM) would go result was that in June of 2008, Calvary 91.1FM –91.1FM “The Voice of Never-ending Gracewhile (KVNG – 91.1FM) would go result was that in June of 2008, Calvary – “The Voice of it Never-ending others are local in their influence. These their child (whether they want or not). Once and along the foothills of the Catalina Mounthrough many difficulties, stretches of Chapel became thethe“tentative selectGrace” (known as Grace 91.1FM). through many difficulties, of Chapel became the hear “tentative select- heading asair Grace 91.1FM). tains, you can still broadcast teachers are fromstretches across denominational lines, Grace Grace” 91.1FM(known came on full time in 2013, faith and the revealing of multiples of ee” to build the full powered FM staThe conception of Grace (KVNG) and the revealing of multiples of east.to The positive the antennae ee” build thething fullabout powered FM sta- yet faith still maintain the historical essentials of most conception of us at the station had little-tono The of Grace (KVNG) over the next faith. several months in their area. Thereofwere, howev- butmiracles can be 2007 when at the tion location is the extent the coverage, on the Christian The music you will hear experience in dated owningback andto operating a radio miracles being overbirthed the next several months tion in their area. There were, howevcan be dated back to 2007 when athad the er, andbyyearson before complications overcome in and other the negative side,yet thetosite is only accessible Gracefinally will be a mixture of both familiar station.urging For us, theencouragement input of others of who and coming full birthing process. Christian radiobefore stations the na- the and yearsyet before er, complications yet to in andon-air urging and encouragement of other helicopter. Therefore, every tripovercome to the transnew artists, all withfinally a focus being toward birthed traveled this journey us around was invaluable. KVNG’s originaltoCity of License was and tion, Calvarythere Chapel ofmultiple Casa Grande mitter site needs be carefully planned Christ-centered praise and worship. Across the nation, are Calvary and coming on-air the fulllocated birthing process. Christian (CCCG) radio filed stations aroundforthe na- Chuichu, on the northern-most an application a nonall material and tools need to be ready toWe go.will continue Wetheinvite you to take the opportunity to Chapels who own and operate radio stations. next installment of The KVNG’s original City of waslisten tion,Some Calvary Chapel ofare Casa Grande portion of the Tohono O'odham Na-License commercial educational radio It is the ongoing financial support of individin next on your FM at 91.1 or live stream of those stations small, Lowstation Power Birth of Grace in the issue of thedial Golden tion, south Casa Grande. licensed with Federal In the meantime, uals,directly ministries and of local which Corridor help Living on magazine. your computer, tablet oryou smart phone at FMsfiled serving theirthe community, while othChuichu, located onbusinesses the northern-most (CCCG) anjustapplication forCommunicaa nonlisten towww.grace911.com. KVNG 91.1FM twenty-four FCC’s announcement tions Corporation (FCC). We– Grace will continue the next installment of The ers have multiple translators, allowing them to Shortly provideafter solidthe Christian radio in our Valley. can These portion of the Tohono O'odham Na-a day throughout commercial educational station hours the Casa Grande Valley the favorable These filing radio windows rare. of Birth of Grace in the next issue of the Golden serve a variety ofFCC communities. Graceare 91.1FM donations are a selection, necessary the partsoverof the success or via live-streaming on any computer or smart nation of the Tohono O’odham Although who would likestation to build eign tion, directly of Casa Grande. licensed with the Federal Communicasits between themany two as a Full Power of Grace, and aresouth gifts given to support the Corridor Living magazine. phone at www.grace911.com. For further infor- In the meantime, you Chapel that they a full-powered station, notified a and 750operate watt transmitter locatedFM atop station Calvary – after not with the FCC’s mindset of were advertisement mation about the station, to make a donation, can listen to KVNG – Grace 91.1FM twenty-four Shortly the announcement tionswith Corporation (FCC). the FCC only allows a few openings and not pleased with Grace, as a non-tribal or sponsor a portion of our programing you can hours a day throughout email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at the Casa Grande Valley of theradio favorable selection, TheseatFCC rare. owned station being located the soververy filing limitedwindows time frames.are Calvary their nation’s border. Although a (520) 426-7911.or via live-streaming on any computer or smart Casa would Grande was eign nation of the Tohono O’odham AlthoughChapel manyofwho likefortunate to build within phone at www.grace911.com. For further infor set-back, this notification would later to be ready and prepared when the Biblically Focused • Locally Produced •Chapel Community Minded • Broadcasting 24/7 notified Calvary that and operate a full-powered FM station, become a blessing in disguise. To buildthey were mation about the station, to make a donation, October 2007 window opened. maintain a tower that location competition available frenot pleased withinat Grace, as a non-tribal or sponsor a portion of our programing you can the FCC onlyThe allows a fewfor openings and and Streaming Live Grace911.com email us at email@example.com or call us at owned radio station being located at very limited time frames. Calvary Chapel of Casa Grande was fortunate within their nation’s border. Although a (520) 426-7911. set-back, this notification would later to be ready and prepared when the become a blessing in disguise. To build October 2007 window opened. 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