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For the radio station of the same name in the sitcom Frasier, see KACL (Frasier).
Cool 98.7 logo
City Bismarck, North Dakota
Broadcast area Bismarck-Mandan
Branding Cool 98.7
Slogan Bismarck-Mandan's Greatest Hits
Frequency 98.7 MHz
First air date 1997
Format Classic Hits
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 255.2 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 15967
Transmitter coordinates 46°35′24″N 100°47′46″W / 46.59000°N 100.79611°W / 46.59000; -100.79611
Callsign meaning K A CooL
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Bismarck License, LLC)
Sister stations KBYZ, KKCT, KLXX, KUSB
Webcast Listen Live
Website cool987fm.com

KACL (98.7 FM, "Cool 98.7") is a radio station in Bismarck, North Dakota, owned by Townsquare Media airing a classic hits format. The station signed on in 1997 and has never changed its format, although it shifted from 1960s and 1970s music based oldies to 1970s and 1980s based classic hits in 2009.

Townsquare Media also owns KLXX 1270 (Talk), KBYZ 96.5 (Classic rock), KKCT 97.5 (Top 40), and KUSB 103.3 (Country) in the Bismarck-Mandan area. All the studios are at 4303 Memorial Highway in Mandan.

On December 15, 2009 KACL was granted a U.S. Federal Communications Commission construction permit to increase the HAAT to 305.2 meters. It expired on December 15, 2012.


KACL were the call letters of the imaginary Seattle, Washington, radio station on the sitcom Frasier.

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