Basic Radio Station Information

Smooth Jazz 1400

KNNR 1400 AM

City of License:
Sparks, NV

Format:
Smooth Jazz

Market:
Reno, NV

Owner:
Flinn (George S. Flinn, Jr.)

KNNR is an AM radio station broadcasting at 1400 KHz. The station is licensed to Sparks, NV and is part of the Reno, NV radio market. The station airs smooth jazz programming and goes by the name "Smooth Jazz 1400" on the air. KNNR is owned by Flinn.

History:
In December 2010 Spanish music station KBDB "La Mega 1400" flipped formats to Smooth Jazz.

Nearby Radio Stations

KNCJ 89.5 FM, KWNK 97.7 FM, La Tricolor 102.1, 95.5 The Vibe, ESPN Radio 94.5, 93.7 Bob FM, K-Love 92.9, 92.1 The Wolf, La Super Q 1340, KIHM 920 AM 93.7 Bob FM

Listener Comments and Reviews

Thanks for switching to Smooth Jazz. Have you been serviced with my latest CD: "What The Funk?" Let me know if not I will get a copy to you right away. Happy New Year, NILS
By: Nils on January 7, 2011

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, for returning some smooth jazz to Reno. We will be regular listeners and will support your advertisers.
By: Jerry and Adele Showalter on March 6, 2011

Mr. Flinn, Thank you for bring Smooth Jazz back to Reno. You have improved my quality of life and assisted in reduce my driving stress. Continue to do good things and let the listeners know of any upcoming jazz concerts etc. And I am spreading the word with my freinds of new location on the radio dial.
By: MJM on March 15, 2011

Hi, someone came around the Nugget last week informing us of the new smooth jazz station on AM....THANK YOU so much for doing this....we jazz lovers fought for the original station to stay around. I as well as my family and friends will continue to support smooth jazz..THIS is REAL music with REALLY TALENTED musicians! THANK YOU AGAIN!!!!
By: jazzcatz on March 22, 2011

Thank you for bringing Smooth Jazz back to Reno! Any possibilities of bringing it to FM in the future? Cheers!
By: J Thompson on April 4, 2011

I was very saddened when Reno lost its Smooth Jazz Station last year . Now I have all my radios tuned to Smooth Jazz 1400 . Thanks and keep up the good work .
By: T O White on April 15, 2011

I just found the smooth Jazz station after it was flipped to am and not fm I missed my Smooth JaZZZ AND NOW THIS A.M. ITS OFF THE AIR. Why? and now where do i go
By: Sandra LeVell on May 6, 2011

It was unbelievable to have lost FM Smooth Jazz last year! Fortunately, we now have AM 1400 but the station doesn't play on a $19.99 quality type Radio. We had to spend the money and get a good radio. I am Hispanic, was born in Los Angeles, and speak fluent Spanish. I'm surprised, to put it lightly, to now hear commercials in Spanish. It's my personal opinion as a Hispanic that I don't care to hear advertising in any foreign language. You don't ever hear Spanish/foreign language advertising on Jazz stations in Los Angeles, San Diego or Phoenix, as examples. Commercials in English are annoying enough. People don't enjoy hearing jibberish in between the music. Thanks for listening.
By: Norma Sorrentino on May 31, 2011

Thanks for listening to Smooth Jazz 1400 AM in Reno. Visit our website at www.smoothjazz1400.com.
By: Smooth Jazz 1400 on June 4, 2011

I am very glad to see Smooth Jazz back in Reno. I hope your future plans call for live summer jazz concerts similar to the old station's format as well as sponsoring the Friday night golf tourney's. But most of all I am thakfull that Jazz will remain in Reno.
By: Ted P on August 2, 2011

Can we listen online, if not when?
By: Marietta O'Reilly on August 9, 2011

I was so angry when we lost the FM Smooth Jazz Station last year. I just couldn't believe they moved a Country Western Station in its place. There was only one Jazz Station and I do believe FM lost a lot of listeners because of it. I was so excited when I walked into Meadowood Mall today and saw a sign advertizing Smooth Jazz 1400. It is now marked as my favorite on my radio in my car. My husband will do the same in his truck. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You. You have made my day. I will spread the word.
By: Kathleen Blaisdell on September 4, 2011

Thank you so much for bringing Smooth Jazz 1400 AM to the Reno/Sparks area. I found the station today as I drove home from work - I was ecstatic!! It was a horrible day when I tuned to 92.1 FM and heard country western music. I hope to hear 1400 AM in businesses throughout the area. Thanks again - my ears thank you, too.
By: Cindy Smith on September 8, 2011

Great to read all of the positive comments. Thank you everybody. We would like to clarify that the format is being presented under what is called in the broadcast industry a Time Brokerage Agreement (TBA). Comments, thanks, or questions should be directed to smoothjazz1400@live.com and not to Flinn Broadcasting.
By: radioconsultant on September 9, 2011

Looking for a song I heard today, 10-21-11, with the works only have eyes for you.
By: Rickey Boucher on October 22, 2011

I have been a smooth jazz listener for many years and attended many of the sponsored concerts over the years. I have always listened to smooth jazz on my way to work, and was quite surprised perturbed to find a country and western station at the 92.1 FM setting. I'm glad Smooth Jazz is back. I hope that an eventual return to a FM format is planned , since the AM broadcast is somewhat flat in sound quality.
By: Mark Hahn MD on November 10, 2011

thx GOD the real deal like the coke-cola of good music of sweet sound's is back on the air for all of us thank you so much for freeing my soul and mind.
By: Dave on November 28, 2011

Since finding smooth jazz, I have become a regular listener. This is in the way of a freindly suggestion. It would be a nice touch if you would find a way to offer the time of day throughout the program. Thanks and keep up the good music.
By: Toni Macante on December 7, 2011

Give us a shout DJ'S we drive the Grand Sierra shuttle and the tourists love your music and we do to.............suggestion please every so often tell us who the artists are ???......so we can buy the C.D. it is frustrating to like what we hear and don't know who is singing or performing them..........ALOHA & MAHALO !!!
By: John Gabriel on January 5, 2012

3 days now no channel music only distortion ...........what's going on guys ??????/
By: John Gabriel on March 12, 2012

WHERE are you?????? No music I depend on only distortion!! What gives?? Don't tell me...........have we lost you again??
By: Gloria McLay on March 12, 2012

What has happened to your radio station? We lost you over a week ago and cannot get you on any radio I have. Please keep this on the air as we really enjoy it here at work
By: Anna romero on March 19, 2012

I'm getting crabbier by the day - I wasn't sure if my mood had anything to do with my meds; now I realize I'm in withdrawal from lack of Smooooooth Jazz - what's up with this? I feel just awful - quick, I need a fix!!!!!!
By: Paddy J on March 20, 2012

Hey what happened to you, Im missing smooth jazz.....
By: william on March 21, 2012

We once had smooth jazz on FM, then it went away. Then we got smooth jazz on AM, now it is gone. A lot of us here in Carson Valley love the format of smooth jazz. Please get back on the air (FM)....
By: Bill on April 13, 2012

Hi Mr. Flinn, I have really enjoyed listening to the Smooth Jazz that the station plays - HOWEVER - I want to know what is happening??? You have been off the air for several weeks & no one seems to know when you will be back...I'm concerned that you won't be back. That would be a dis-service to your listening audience. The main reason - I love RnR, but after listening to the stations around here play the same classic rock day after day - PLEASE save my sanity!!!!! by:Annie on April 27, 2012
By: Annie Rice on April 28, 2012

sEPT 6 2012 nOW that Michael savage runs live 3p-5p you have the same satellite dish problem you have had for years.... ..the show goes out Constantly!!!! Does anyone there CARE????? The other stationsw that carried Savage did not have THIS PROBLEM....sO Please fix this!!!!
By: rHUMBA on September 6, 2012

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By: Douglas Johnson on September 2, 2014

I live in Reno's North Valleys, by Amazon and still can't get Smooth Jazz Station reception. Tried the AM 1400 but nothing. Any suggestions ?
By: GB on April 27, 2016

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