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City of license Flasher, North Dakota
Broadcast area Bismarck-Mandan
Branding '"105.9 The Big Rig"
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date December 19, 2008
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 278 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 166041
Callsign meaning KK BOb (former branding)
Owner Larry Schmidt
(Radio Bismarck Mandan, LLC)
Sister stations KXRV
Website http://www.bigrig1059.com

KKBO (105.9 FM, "The Rig") is a country music radio station licensed to Flasher, North Dakota. It serves the Bismarck-Mandan metropolitan area. The station broadcasts from a storefront studio on North 4th Street in Bismarck (along with sister station KXRV).


The station was launched by Connoisseur Media, LLC on December 19, 2008. KKBO was sold to Larry Schmidt's Radio Bismarck-Mandan in September 2012. The purchase was consummated on October 1, 2012 at a price of $700,000. On December 10, 2012 KKBO changed their format from adult hits (as "Bob FM") to country, branded as "105.9 The Big Rig".[1]


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Coordinates: 46°35′24″N 100°47′42″W / 46.590°N 100.795°W / 46.590; -100.795