About KAOS


KAOS 89.3 FM is The Evergreen State College's radio station that seeks to empower and educate students, alumni and other community members through opportunities with free-form broadcasting, live performances, in-studio productions and local outreach. KAOS is dedicated to being a platform for independent and local artists to have their voice be heard.

 KAOS 89.3 FM is a non-profit, non-commercial, college station that has invited the community to participate! The station is listener-supported, and depends on the contributions of donors, Evergreen students and community volunteers. By remaining a beacon of education in music, media and communication studies since 1973 in Olympia for the Evergreen State College students, alumni and community members, KAOS empowers all involved to gain experience in the world of radio and explore creative endeavors. The station broadcasts at 89.3 FM at 1100 watts, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. Its coverage area includes Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater, Thurston County, Shelton, Mason County and portions of Lewis, Pierce and Kitsap Counties.  KAOS is licensed to The Evergreen State College, Washington’s innovative four-year college, nationally acclaimed for its interdisciplinary studies in the liberal arts and sciences. The station is a member of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, Washington Public Broadcasting Association, Washington State Association of Broadcasters, Pacifica Radio Network, and Public Radio International.