KGVO (AM)

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KGVO
KGVO-AM-FM radio logo.png
City of license Missoula, Montana
Branding News Talk KGVO
Frequency 1290 kHz
First air date March 17, 1931[1]
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts (unlimited)
Class B
Facility ID 71751
Transmitter coordinates 46°49′47″N 114°04′45″W / 46.82972°N 114.07917°W / 46.82972; -114.07917
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Missoula License, LLC)
Sister stations KBAZ, KENR, KGVO-FM, KLCY, KLYQ, KMPT, KYSS-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website newstalkkgvo.com

KGVO (1290 AM, "News Talk KGVO") is a radio station licensed to serve Missoula, Montana. The station is owned by Townsquare Media. It airs a News radio format.[2]

The station was assigned the KGVO call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on March 17, 1931.[3]

Ownership[edit]

Previous AM-only branding

In October 2007, a deal was reached for KGVO 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.[4] What eventually became GapWest Broadcasting was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Chronology of AM Radio
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  4. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 2006-06-19. 
  5. ^ "Townsquare Media completes roll-up of GAP". Radio Business Report. August 13, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2010. 

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