|City of license||Denver, Colorado|
|First air date||June, 1948|
|Power||5,000 watts fulltime|
|Former callsigns||KTLK (?-1981)
|Owner||Latino Communications, LLC.|
KBNO (1280 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Regional Mexican format. Licensed to Denver, Colorado, USA, it serves the Denver-Boulder area. The station is currently owned by Latino Communications, LLC.
KBNO signed on in 1948 as KTLN on 990 kHz. It moved to 1150 kHz in 1951. It moved to its current frequency in 1954.
In September 1999, Zee Ferrufino sold the station to Crawford Broadcasting, which changed the call letters. In late 2000, Ferrufino's company, Latino Communications, bought station KVOD from Clear Channel for a reported $3.3 million. Ferrufino renamed the station, to KBNO, said that he planned to rehire numerous former KBNO personalities to play what he called "Mexican regional music," among other styles.
- Michael Roberts, The Missing Linc: Who on earth would want to work at the News these days? Bernie Lincicome, for one.", Denver Westword, October 12, 2000
- FCC History Cards for KBNO
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KBNO
- Radio-Locator Information on KBNO
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KBNO
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