KBIA

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KBIA
KBIA logo.png
City of license Columbia, Missouri
Broadcast area Central Missouri
Branding KBIA 91.3
Slogan "Your NPR Station"
Frequency 91.3 (MHz)
(also on HD Radio)
First air date May 1, 1972
Format Public radio
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 186 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 69180
Callsign meaning KColumBIA
Affiliations National Public Radio
Owner University of Missouri
(The Curators of the University of Missouri)
Sister stations KOMU-TV
Website http://www.kbia.org/

KBIA (91.3 FM), is a National Public Radio-member station in Columbia, Missouri. It carries classical music, regional news coverage, locally produced news shows, original talk shows, as well as NPR news programs including All Things Considered and Morning Edition.

The station is owned by the University of Missouri, and operates its own independent newsroom. The stations hosts Broadcast and Radio students from the Missouri School of Journalism. Its studios are on the fourth floor of Jesse Hall and its transmitter is co-located with KOMU-TV.

KBIA also broadcasts three HD Radio services: KBIA2, which airs classical music when the main KBIA signal airs news, and vice versa; and KBIA3, which airs an AAA format.

KBIA also operates translators KKTR 89.7 in Kirksville, and KAUD 90.5 in Mexico.

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Coordinates: 38°53′17″N 92°15′50″W / 38.888°N 92.264°W / 38.888; -92.264