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Radio Network

U.S. Bank 49ers Radio Network

The 49ers flagship stations include KNBR 680 and KSAN 107.7 The Bone. KNBR 680 is the undisputed sports leaders in Northern California. With its dominant 50,000-watt non-directional signal, KNBR 680 reaches all of Northern California during the day and eleven western states at night.

In addition to full game day coverage that includes a comprehensive live three-hour pre-game show each week and full post game coverage following each game broadcast, KNBR 680, KGO and KSAN 107.7 The Bone will air unprecedented week-long coverage of the 49ers from training camp through the NFL playoffs to provide the most extensive up-to-the-minute coverage in the area.

The San Francisco 49ers signed a landmark radio broadcast agreement with 860 AM ESPN Deportes. The agreement runs through the 2018 season and will provide Spanish language 49ers programming on one of the strongest signals in the Bay Area. KTRB 860 AM is a 50,000 watt station that covers the entire Bay Area and reaches deep into Northern and Central California markets like Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto and as far south as Merced. KTRB offers ESPN Deportes programming, the only 24-hour national Spanish-language sports radio network.



The Radio Broadcast Team


Ted Robinson

In 2009, Ted Robinson became the fifth play-by-play voice in the 63-year history of the organization. Robinson joins a prestigious group of announcers that have held the play by position including Bob Fouts (1946-62), Lon Simmons (1963-1980, 1987-88), Don Klein (1981-86) and Joe Starkey (1989-2008). Robinson has ties to the organization, serving as the third member of the 49ers radio broadcast team in 1983 with Don Klein and Don Heinrich. He also anchored pre/post-game coverage on 49ers radio network from 1983-86 and anchored the 49ers locker room coverage after 1985 Super Bowl victory. Robinson has strong local ties to Bay Area fans as he worked as a radio and television announcer for the San Francisco Giants for nine seasons, as the television announcer for the Oakland Athletics for three seasons, as television announcer for the Golden State Warriors and also as radio announcer for Stanford Cardinal football.


Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan enters his first season joining the team’s official radio broadcast as the color analyst alongside Voice of the 49ers Ted Robinson. An accomplished analyst and former NFL player, Ryan has served as the color analyst for the 49ers preseason television broadcast each of the past three seasons, and is recognized nationally for his current role as a Westwood One Radio analyst and his former roles as a NFL on FOX analyst (2002-2013) and a SiriusXM NFL Radio host (2004-2013).

 


Erwin Rolando Higueros

Erwin Rolando Higueros, a 25-year veteran of Bay Area sports broadcasting, brings years of NFL broadcasting experience as he returns for his second season as the play-by-play announcer for the 49ers on 860AM ESPN Deportes Radio. Higueros plays a double role on the station as he is also the Spanish language announcer for the San Francisco Giants broadcasts. This year marks his 16th season being part of the Giants’ Spanish language radio booth. In addition to his broadcast responsibilities, Higueros is a member of the Giants front office, working in both the media relations and Hispanic marketing departments. Since 2009 he has also called the action in Spanish for Fresno State Football. Higueros began his broadcasting career with the Oakland A’s from 1988-97, and was the play-by-play announcer for games that were televised on Telemundo-Channel 48 from 1995-97. He also called the Oakland Raiders games from 1995 -1996 and 2002-2006.


Jesus Zarate

Starting this 2013 football season, Jesus Zarate, a young and talented journalist will join veteran play-by-play announcer, Erwin Higueros, who will together bring all the 49ers excitement to the 49ers Faithful en español! Jesus Zarate is a bright sports journalist who graduated from San Francisco State University in 2011 with Summa Cum Laude honors. This 24-year-old is an expert in many sports. Jesus has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts with an emphasis in Sports Journalism. Born in Mexico, Jesus came to the United States when he was 8 years old. His interest in sports begun when he was a child; he knows everything about Mexican soccer and soccer in general. Besides soccer, Jesus also has a lot of knowledge about football, basketball, and boxing. Jesus lives in Hayward, California and currently works for 860 AM ESPN Deportes Radio as a board operator during the San Francisco Giants games.  Jesus also brings all his sports passion, knowledge and enthusiasm to the audience during “Mundo Deportivo,” 860 AM ESPN Deportes’ weekly show Monday through Saturday.  During the 2012 football season, Jesus covered selected 49ers games providing color commentary.

 

49ers Radio Affiliate Network
Call lettersFrequencyCity
KNBR 680 AM San Francisco
KGO 810 AM San Francisco
KSAN 107.7 FM San Francisco
KURY 95.3 FM Brookings, OR
KTHU 100.7 FM Chico
KATA 1340 AM Eureka/Arcata
KFIG 1430 AM Fresno
KNCO 830 AM Grass Valley
KPUA 670 AM Hilo, HI
KRKC 1490 AM King City
KAGO 1150 AM Klamath Falls, OR
KLAA 830 AM Los Angeles
KHKA 1500 AM Honolulu, HI
KAOI 1110 AM Maui, HI
KEZX 730 AM Medford, OR
KUNK 96.7 FM Mendocino
KESP 970 AM Modesto
KPRL 1230 AM Paso Robles
KUIK 1360 AM Portland, OR
KKXS 96.1 FM Redding
KBZZ 1270 AM/96.1 FM Reno, NV
KCTC 1320 AM Sacramento
KION 1460 AM Salinas
KKJL 1400 AM San Luis Obispo
KJDX 93.3 FM Susanville


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