KBMB

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For the Sacramento, California radio station that held the call sign KBMB at 103.5 FM from 1997 to 2010, see KHHM.
KBMB
City of license Black Canyon City, Arizona
Branding 710 AM ESPN Deportes
Frequency 710 kHz
First air date March 30, 1981
Format Sports radio
Language(s) Spanish
Power 22,000 watts (day)
3,900 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 63147
Transmitter coordinates 34°4′50″N 112°9′13″W / 34.08056°N 112.15361°W / 34.08056; -112.15361Coordinates: 34°4′50″N 112°9′13″W / 34.08056°N 112.15361°W / 34.08056; -112.15361
Former callsigns KUET (1981-2003)
KMIA (2003-2010)
Affiliations ESPN Deportes Radio
Owner Entravision Communications
(Entravision Holdings, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live (non-game casts)
Website espnradio710am.com

KBMB (710 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Sports radio format. Licensed to Black Canyon City, Arizona, USA. The station is currently owned by Entravision Holdings, LLC and features programing from ESPN Deportes Radio.[1]

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters KUET on March 30, 1981. On January 7, 2003, the station changed its call sign to KMIA; and again on July 9, 2010 to KBMB.[2]

The station's transmitter was vandalized (a person burned the steel support rods on four of the seven towers with a torch, causing them to crash to the ground) on March 4, 2006.[3] The station had returned to the air by the end of March 2006, but at severely reduced power.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KMIA Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "KBMB Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ Vandals bump Spanish station off the air; 4 radio towers toppled, Brent Whiting, The Arizona Republic, March 30, 2006
  4. ^ DX Listening Digest 6-055, edited by Glenn Hauser, worldofradio.com, March 31, 2006.

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