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City of license Billings, Montana
Broadcast area Billings Metropolitan Area
Branding News Radio 970 KBUL
Frequency 970 kHz
First air date 1985
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts day
5,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 16772
Transmitter coordinates 45°44′35″N 108°32′36″W / 45.74306°N 108.54333°W / 45.74306; -108.54333Coordinates: 45°44′35″N 108°32′36″W / 45.74306°N 108.54333°W / 45.74306; -108.54333
Former callsigns KBIT (1985-1988)
KCTR (1988-1994)
KDWG (1994-1998)
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Billings License, LLC)
Webcast Flash Stream
MP3 Stream
Website newsradio970.com

KBUL (970 AM, "News Radio 970 AM") is an American talk radio station that broadcasts in the Billings Metro Area of the U.S. state of Montana. Featuring the following radio personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Dennis Miller, Dr. Laura, Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, with Kim Komando on the weekend, and the Morning Bulletin with Bell & Tommy B weekday mornings. KBUL AM was just simulcasting sister station KCTR-FM until September 2001.


In October 2007, a deal was reached for KBUL to be acquired by GAP Broadcasting II LLC (Samuel Weller, president) from Clear Channel Communications as part of a 57 station deal with a total reported sale price of $74.78 million.[1] What eventually became GapWest Broadcasting was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.[2]


  1. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. June 19, 2006. 
  2. ^ "Townsquare Media completes roll-up of GAP". Radio Business Report. August 13, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2010. 

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