KPLU-FM (88.5 MHz) is a
National Public Radio member
station in Tacoma, Washington, USA, owned and operated by Pacific Lutheran
November 1966, KPLU broadcasts from West Tiger Mountain in the Issaquah Alps
with a power of 55,000 watts.
Studios are located in both
Tacoma and Seattle. KPLU plays a variety of NPR programs, including
All Things Considered
, and Morning Edition
. The locally produced
airs every morning. KPLU is best
known for its jazz programing. Those who listen online can choose
either a regular station feed, or a jazz stream playing jazz
programming 24 hours a day.
"Jazz After Hours", a Public Radio International jazz show
broadcast throughout the United States, is hosted and produced by
at his Hatchcover Studio in
Seattle and heard on KPLU.
programming can also be heard on KVIX 89.3 in
Angeles, which also serves Victoria,
British Columbia; and on KPLI 90.1 in Olympia.