The Alternative 93.9 FM KWSS is a Non-Commercial LPFM terrestrial broadcast station serving Scottsdale, Phoenix, and the surrounding west valley cities. KWSS serves the public through providing 12 hours per day of locally originated programming.  KWSS offers a diverse music format within the alternative indie rock genre.  KWSS brings Feature Story News and information to its listeners along with programs such as Democracy Now from the Pacifica Foundation, as well as several other locally produced informative radio programs. KWSS signed on the air January 2005. KWSS is a major supporter of the local arts and is constantly featuring events to help bring awareness to the local community.