KBHL

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KBHL
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City of license Osakis, Minnesota
Broadcast area Central Minnesota, Eastern SD, Southeastern ND, Minneapolis–Saint Paul
Branding Praise FM
Slogan "A Lifestyle of Worship"
Frequency 103.9 MHz
First air date 1960
Format Worship music
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters
Class A
Owner Christian Heritage Broadcasting/North Central University
Webcast Listen Live!
Website www.praisefm.org

KBHL (103.9 FM, "Praise FM") is a Contemporary Christian Music radio station in Osakis, Minnesota, USA, owned by Christian Heritage Broadcasting.

Satellite and translator stations[edit]

Praise FM is rebroadcast on the following stations:

Callsign Frequency City of license Power Class
KBHZ 91.9 FM Willmar, Minnesota 25,000 watts C3
KNOF 95.3 FM Saint Paul, Minnesota 6,000 watts A
KCGN-FM 101.5 FM Ortonville, Minnesota 98,000 watts C

Praise FM is also heard on these translators:

Broadcast translators of KBHL
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K253AB 98.5 FM Aberdeen, South Dakota 250 D FCC
K261CH 100.1 FM Carpenter, South Dakota 250 D FCC
K277AI 103.3 FM Russell, Minnesota 75 D FCC
K255AO 89.9 FM Ellendale, North Dakota 7 D FCC

Africa[edit]

Praise FM is partnered with Spirit FM, a network of five stations in Africa: three in Ghana, and two in Uganda. The Uganda stations also reach into the war-torn nation of Sudan to the north. There is another station in the process of being built in Sudan. Praise FM contributes programming specially produced for broadcast on Spirit FM.

History[edit]

KNOF 95.3[edit]

Revs. Fred and Grace Adam founded KNOF 95.3 in August 1960 broadcasting Christian programming to the Twin Cities area.

In 2007, Fred Adams having died several years earlier, Grade Adams gave KNOF to North Central University as a gift. At the end of August 2007, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the transfer of effective control of Selby Gospel Broadcasting Corporation with the simultaneous resignation of Rev Grace Adam and assignment of board members from North Central University.[1]

In 2008, PraiseFM began broadcasting its station on 95.3 MHz KNOF in the Twin Cities forming a partnership with North Central University. The studio is located North Central University campus in downtown Minneapolis in the former Comm Arts building .[2]

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Coordinates: 45°50′24″N 95°05′56″W / 45.840°N 95.099°W / 45.840; -95.099