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City Sturgis, South Dakota
Broadcast area Rapid City, South Dakota
Slogan Five State Ranch Radio
Frequency 810 kHz
First air date February, 1963
Format Farm information.
Power 25,000 watts (day)
60 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 9673
Transmitter coordinates 44°25′24″N 103°25′37″W / 44.42333°N 103.42694°W / 44.42333; -103.42694
Owner HomeSlice Media Group, LLC
Sister stations KFXS, KKLS, KKMK, KOUT, KRCS
Webcast Listen Live
Website kbhbradio.com

KBHB (810 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a farm/news related format. Licensed to Sturgis, South Dakota, United States, it serves the Rapid City area. The station is currently owned by HomeSlice Media Group and features programming from ABC Radio.[1]

KBHB signed on in February, 1963 on 1280 kHz. It moved to 810 kHz in 1967.


In May 1999, Triad Broadcasting reached a deal to acquire this station from Brothers Jim and Tom Instad as part of a twelve-station deal valued at a reported $37.8 million.[2]

In July 2006, Schurz Communications Inc. reached an agreement to buy this station from Triad Broadcasting Co. as part of a six-station deal valued at a reported $19 million.[3]

Schurz Communications created the Black Hills broadcast division, New Rushmore Radio, now known as Rushmore Media Company. KBHB was sold to HomeSlice Media Group, LLC in July 2014, a divestiture was required due to Schurz's acquisition of KOTA-TV. The transaction, which included sister station KKLS and translator K284BA, was consummated on June 30, 2014, at a price of $650,000.


  1. ^ "KBHB Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ Holmes, Alisa (1999-05-24). "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 
  3. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 2006-07-24. 

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