KESJ

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KESJ
City of license St. Joseph, Missouri
Broadcast area Kansas City area
Branding ESPN 1550
Frequency 1550 kHz
First air date 1947
Format Sports
Power 2,500 watts (day)
500 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 8767
Transmitter coordinates 39°42′23″N 94°44′36″W / 39.70639°N 94.74333°W / 39.70639; -94.74333Coordinates: 39°42′23″N 94°44′36″W / 39.70639°N 94.74333°W / 39.70639; -94.74333
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Eagle Communications, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1550espn.com
Former Logo

KESJ (1550 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Sports format. Located near St. Joseph, Missouri, USA, the station also serves the Kansas City area. The station is owned by Eagle Communications, Inc and features programming from ESPN Radio.[1]

The 1550 frequency originally debuted as KKJO in 1947. KKJO launched an FM counterpart in 1960 which was renamed KUSN in 1966 and KSFT in 1974. The two stations swapped callsigns in 1988 with KSFT becoming the AM station. It had gone oldies, but now broadcasts sports talk as St. Louis Cardinals baseball and Northwest Missouri State University sports.

The station changed call letters to KESJ in late August 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KESJ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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