Listen to the "106.1 KMEL" radio station live. The "106.1 KMEL" studio is located in San Francisco, CA. Callsign: KMEL. Broadcasting region: San Francisco Bay Area. Start of broadcasting: November 30, 1960. Program format: Urban Contemporary. Musical style: R&B, pop-rap, quiet storm, urban adult contemporary, hip hop, Latin music such as Latin pop, Chicano R&B and Chicano rap, and Caribbean music such as reggae and soca. Target audience: 18-54 years old. Audience Reach: 7,760,000.