KCBF

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For the airport serving Council Bluffs, Iowa assigned the ICAO code KCBF, see Council Bluffs Municipal Airport.
KCBF
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City of license Fairbanks, Alaska
Broadcast area Fairbanks, Alaska
Branding 820 Sports
Slogan 820 Sports - We're in the Game
Frequency 820 (kHz)
Format Sports
Power 10,000 watts
Class A
Facility ID 49645
Former callsigns KFRB[1]
Former frequencies 900 kHz[2]
Owner Last Frontier Mediactive
Website 820sports.com

KCBF is a commercial radio station airing sports programming in Fairbanks, Alaska, broadcasting on 820 AM. KCBF obtains its programming from ESPN Radio. Until March 2011 the station carried ESPN Radio.

It signed on in 1948 as KFRB on 1290 kHz. It moved to 790 kHz in 1953 then to 900 kHz in 1954. It moved to its current frequency in 1981.

KCBF is the exclusive radio home to University of Alaska Nanooks hockey. The station also serves coverage of the Nanooks' men's and select women's basketball games. It was also the former radio home of Fairbanks Grizzlies football.

KCBF is also the Fairbanks radio affiliate for the NFL on Dial Global and the NCAA radio network during the Final Four men's basketball tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Elaine, ed. (1973). Alaska Blue Book (First ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 136. 
  2. ^ Mitchell, Elaine, ed. (1975). Alaska Blue Book (Second ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 157. 

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Coordinates: 64°52′44″N 147°40′06″W / 64.87889°N 147.66833°W / 64.87889; -147.66833