Home page for business radio KDOW with business news and information on personal finance, investment, small business as well as national, local, and lifetstyle news. KDOW (1220 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a financial news/talk format. Licensed to Palo Alto, California, USA, the station serves the greater San Francisco Bay Area. The station is currently owned by SCA-Palo Alto, LLC (Salem Communications). The station transmits in Palo Alto, California west of the Dumbarton Bridge approach at 5,000 watts during the day and 145 watts during the night. The station's studio is located in San Francisco, California. Its slogan is "Bay Area's Business Leader." The station has obtained a construction permit from the FCC for a power increase to 50,000 watts day and 50,000 watts night.