|City of license||Sherman, Texas|
|Branding||K-JIM AM 1500|
|Slogan||The Memory Maker|
|First air date||12/19/1947|
|Power||1,000 watts Daytime Only|
|Callsign meaning||Resurrected From 870 KJIM|
|Former callsigns||KTAN, KTXO|
|Affiliations||Dial Global - America's Best Music|
|Owner||Bob Mark Allen Productions, Inc.|
KJIM originally held the call letters KTAN and was established on December 19, 1947. Its original format was Classical music.
Owners: Joe Carroll and Elmer Scarborough (1947–48,) Tony Anthony and E. T. Fant Jr (1948-?,) Charles L. Cain (?-1953,) Col. Howard L. Burris (1953–55; operated under an LMA to Howard Davis,) Galen O. Gilbert (1955–57; Gilbert later owned KDNT-Denton,) J. Lou Groves (1957; Groves was a theater operator,) Senator William J. Samples (1957–58,) and King Fisher/Jimmy Fisher/Harry O'Conner dba O'Conner Broadcasting (1958.) Programs: "An Ear for Corn" (morning show,) "Concerts in Miniature" (hosted by Bill Jaco,) Notables: Bill Jaco (who was the first to broadcast on the station, and was PD,) Otis McKenzie, Bill Collins, Louise Cobbler, Sue Hill, Paul Phillips, Stafford E. Davis. Located at 2024 N. US 75, south of US 82.
In 1958 the station adopted the call letters KTXO, and began airing a Country and Western format (one of the first Texas stations to go C&W.). Its call letters stood for Texas and Oklahoma.
Owners: King Fisher/Jimmy Fisher/Harry O'Conner/Paul Carter dba O'Conner Broadcasting (1958–60,) Bill Jaco and Tom Spellman (1960–69; Jaco was a disc jockey,) Floyd Shelton (1969-?,) Larry Henderson (co-owned with his wife.) Notables: David Sprowl, John Scott, Bill Jaco, Gary King. Increased power to 1,000 watts in 1968. Sister station to KWSM-FM. Located on US 75, south of US 82, then to the Grayson Bank Building, then to near the Woodlawn Country Club (1968–present.)
On July 31, 1991 the station adopted the call letters KJIM and began airing an Oldies format.
Owner: "Bobbin'" Bob Allen (longtime DFW radio personality.) Calls resurrected from KJIM-870. Located near the Woodlawn Country Club (1968–present.) Daytime only station.
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