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CityPerryville, Missouri
BrandingClassic Rock 93.1
Frequency93.1 MHz
First air dateNovember 29, 1989
FormatClassic Rock
ERP36,000 watts
HAAT175 meters
Facility ID15022
Transmitter coordinates37°52′58″N 90°10′20″W / 37.88278°N 90.17222°W / 37.88278; -90.17222Coordinates: 37°52′58″N 90°10′20″W / 37.88278°N 90.17222°W / 37.88278; -90.17222
Former callsignsKRAA (1989-1990)
AffiliationsWestwood One
OwnerDonze Communications
Sister stationsKSGM
WebsiteOfficial website

KBDZ (93.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Classic Rock format. Licensed to Perryville, Missouri, United States, the station is owned by Donze Communications and features programming from Westwood One.


The station went on the air as KRAA on November 29, 1989. On September 21, 1990, the station changed its call sign to KBDZ.[1]

KBDZ was a Class A station known as B93 until it was granted a construction permit to increase its power to 50,000 watts and become a Class C2 station.[2][3] The expanded signal added coverage the southern part of the St. Louis metropolitan area and Metro East south to Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The station's signal also covers a large part of the St. Louis metropolitan area's Metro East, Illinois and southern Illinois region. As a result of its fringe coverage of St. Louis, St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues broadcasts were moved to KSGM to avoid overlap. An additional change to 36,000 watts at a larger height above average terrain was later approved.

In November 2013, KBDZ changed from a country music format to classic rock. On February 15, 2016, longtime St. Louis radio personality JC Corcoran debuted on KBDZ during the morning drive time slot.


  1. ^ "KBDZ Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "KBDZ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "KBDZ Station Information Profile". Arbitron.

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