KMPT

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KMPT
City of license East Missoula, Montana
Broadcast area Missoula, Montana
Slogan "Missoula's Conservative Talk"
Frequency 930 kHz
First air date 1975
Format Talk
Power 5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 71754
Transmitter coordinates 46°51′57″N 114°04′57″W / 46.86583°N 114.08250°W / 46.86583; -114.08250
Callsign meaning Missoula's Progressive Talk
Former callsigns KYSS (?-1984)
KLCY (1984-2008)[1]
Affiliations Citadel Media
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Missoula License, LLC)
Sister stations KBAZ, KENR, KGVO, KGVO-FM, KLCY, KLYQ, KYSS-FM
Website kmpt930.com

KMPT (930 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve East Missoula, Montana. The station is owned by Townsquare Media. It airs a talk radio format.[2]

Prior to acquiring the new call sign, KMPT was known as KLCY. The station changed to its current call letters on January 1, 2008.[1]

Ownership[edit]

In October 2007, a deal was reached for the station (then known as KLCY) to be acquired by GAP Broadcasting II LLC (Erik Hellum, president) from Clear Channel Communications as part of a 57 station deal with a total reported sale price of $74.78 million.[3] What eventually became GapWest Broadcasting was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.[4]

References[edit]

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

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