|City of license||Apache Junction, Arizona|
|Slogan||All Comedy, All The Time|
|First air date||March 11, 1981 (as KUUK)|
|Power||3,500 watts day
50 watts night
|Former callsigns||KUUK (1981-1987)
The station went on the air in Wickenburg, Arizona as KUUK at 1250 kHz on 1981-03-11. On 1987-01-01, the station changed its call sign to KCIW. On 1989-07-18 to KTIM. On 1996-03-01 to the current KBSZ.
In May, 2010, KBSZ moved its transmitter from Wickenburg (about 60 miles northwest of Downtown Phoenix) to Apache Junction (35 miles east of Downtown Phoenix), and moved to 1260 kHz on the AM dial, with a Classic Hits/Oldies format targeting the residents of Apache Junction. After only four months, the station adopted the a talk format on September 7, before switching to the current all comedy format.
- "KBSZ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "KBSZ Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- Fuoco- Karasinski, Christina (2010-05-03). "Apache Junction Radio Station To Debut". Apache Junction-Gold Canyon News.
- "Host Says KBSZ To Flip To Talk". All Access. September 2, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KBSZ
- Radio-Locator Information on KBSZ
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KBSZ
- FCC construction permit
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