WBKK

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WBKK
City of license Wilton, Minnesota
Broadcast area Bemidji, Minnesota
Frequency 820 kHz
First air date October 2012
Format News/Talk/Oldies
Power 10,000 watts (day)
750 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 160559
Transmitter coordinates 47°23′29″N 95°04′40″W / 47.39139°N 95.07778°W / 47.39139; -95.07778Coordinates: 47°23′29″N 95°04′40″W / 47.39139°N 95.07778°W / 47.39139; -95.07778 (day)
47°24′0″N 94°58′30″W / 47.40000°N 94.97500°W / 47.40000; -94.97500 (night)
Affiliations CBS Radio Network
Owner De La Hunt Broadcasting
(Edward De la Hunt, Sr.)
Sister stations KPRM, KDKK, KXKK, KKWB
Website WBKK-AM

WBKK (820 AM) is a radio station licensed to Wilton, Minnesota, but serves the Bemidji market area. The station is owned by De La Hunt Broadcasting of Park Rapids, Minnesota and licensed to Edward De la Hunt, Sr.

It debuted in October 2012, with a mostly news and talk format. The station airs CBS Radio News, local news and weather reports. Syndicated talk shows, including Laura Ingraham, The Common Sense Club (radio talk show from Fargo, North Dakota), and Jason Lewis are weekday features. Locally-originated Oldies are broadcast on the weekends.

The studios are in downtown Bemidji at 4th & Beltrami, sharing the same location with sister station KKWB-FM. It's 10,000 watt transmitter and towers are located south of Bemidji, on Trout Haven Road, near Lake Plantagenet. It also is rebroadcast on local translator K276EP (FM 103.1), which is on Roosevelt Road, east of town.

The station was assigned the WBKK call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on May 14, 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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