KBRL

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For the airport serving Burlington, Iowa assigned the ICAO code KBRL, see Southeast Iowa Regional Airport.
KBRL
City of license McCook, Nebraska
Slogan The Big Talker
Frequency 1300 kHz
First air date 1946
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts day
136 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 57516
Transmitter coordinates 40°11′31″N 100°39′6″W / 40.19194°N 100.65167°W / 40.19194; -100.65167Coordinates: 40°11′31″N 100°39′6″W / 40.19194°N 100.65167°W / 40.19194; -100.65167
Former callsigns KSWN (1982-1990)
Affiliations ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks
Owner Armada Media
(Armada Media - Mccook, Inc.)
Sister stations KHAQ, KXNP, KODY, KMTY, KUVR, KADL, KICX, KQHK, KBRL, KFNF, KSTH, KJBL
Website KBRL Online

KBRL (1300 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk format. Licensed to McCook, Nebraska, USA, the station is currently owned by Armada Media.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air on Sept. 26, 1947 as KBRL, a radio station built by Roy Lenwell. Jerry Venable and his bunch from KFNF bought KBRL and changed the calls to KSWN on 1982-10-11.[citation needed] On 1990-04-03, the station changed its call sign back to the current KBRL.[2]

References[edit]

Source for on air date Broadcasting Yearbook 1961 http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-BC-YB/1961-62/Section%20B%202%20Radio%20%20Broadcasting%20Yearbook%201961-1962-10.pdf

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