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KMAV logo
City of license Mayville, North Dakota
Broadcast area Grand Forks, Fargo
Branding KMAV 105.5 FM
Slogan Your Sports Leader in the Red River Valley
Frequency 105.5 FM (MHz)
First air date 1976
Format Commercial; Country
ERP 25,000 Watts
HAAT 100 meters (328 feet)
Class C3
Facility ID 54335
Transmitter coordinates 47°29′57″N 97°21′03″W / 47.49917°N 97.35083°W / 47.49917; -97.35083
Callsign meaning MAV = Mayville and Valley
Owner KMSR, Inc.
Sister stations KMSR

KMAV-FM (105.5 FM) is a radio station in Mayville, North Dakota, serving the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota with a country music format. KMAV is known as "Your Sports Leader in the Red River Valley" in reference of their coverage of local high school sport events.


Notable programming includes "Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40," "American Country Countdown," hourly updates from CBS News, and periodic updates from Dakota News Network. During the school year, the station features "Comet Radio" which consists of different shows from students and staff from Mayville's local college, Mayville State University. It airs on Wednesdays during the school year 4:00-6:00pm.

While known for sports coverage, KMAV-FM also airs The Dan Patrick Show, The Robert Wuhl Show, country music and oldies. KMAV-FM was originally located at 101.7 on the radio dial until the 1980s, and simulcasted with KMSR (formerly KMAV-AM) until 2003.

Family Matters[edit]

KMAV-FM is family owned. Five-time North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year, Dan Keating, calls basketball, baseball, football, volleyball, and wrestling. His wife, Mary, is the company's president. Their children are also active in the company.


KMAV carries over three hundred local game broadcasts per year. In addition to local sports, KMAV airs hundreds of MLB, NBA, NFL, college football, and college basketball games from the ESPN Radio, Westwood One and Sports USA Radio networks.

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