KGAB

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KGAB
KGAB logo.jpg
City of license Orchard Valley, Wyoming
Broadcast area Cheyenne
Branding Cheyenne's News/talk
Frequency 650 kHz
Format News Talk Information
Power 8,500 watts (day)
500 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 30224
Transmitter coordinates 41°3′9″N 104°49′53″W / 41.05250°N 104.83139°W / 41.05250; -104.83139 (KGAB)
Former callsigns KVWO (1978-1979)
KUUY (1979-1996)
KMRZ (1996-1997)
Affiliations Fox News Radio
Premiere Radio Networks
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Cheyenne License, LLC)
Sister stations KIGN, KLEN
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.kgab.com

KGAB (650 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. It is licensed to Orchard Valley, Wyoming and serves the Cheyenne, Wyoming area and operates with daytime power of 8,500 watts. The station is owned and operated by Townsquare Media.

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call sign KVWO on June 9, 1978. On October 11, 1979 the station changed its call sign to KUUY and on December 9, 1996 to KMRZ. On March 21, 1997 the station became the current KGAB.[1] KGAB's previous call sign KMRZ is now in use for a station in Superior, Wyoming

Programming[edit]

Programming on KGAB includes live broadcasts of The Rush Limbaugh Show and Coast to Coast AM as well as delayed broadcasts of The Glenn Beck Program and The Sean Hannity Show. One of the most popular shows on KGAB is The Morning Zone, which is locally produced, and discussed topics of interest with a conservative slant. The station also carries Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos games during their seasons.[2]

KGAB in popular culture[edit]

The Oliver Stone movie Talk Radio takes place at a fictional radio station called KGAB, located in Dallas, Texas. The movie was made in 1988, and as KGAB's current call sign only dates back to 1997, it is unknown if the name was taken from the movie.

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