KBRK (AM)

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KBRK
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CityBrookings, South Dakota
BrandingKBRK 1430 AM
Frequency1430 kHz
First air date1955
FormatCommercial; Adult standards
Power1,000 watts (day)
100 watts (night)
ClassD
Facility ID15263
Transmitter coordinates44°18′12″N 96°46′1″W / 44.30333°N 96.76694°W / 44.30333; -96.76694
Callsign meaningBRooKings
AffiliationsCNN
OwnerAlpha Media
(Digity 3E License, LLC)
Sister stationsKBRK-FM, KDBX, KJJQ, KKQQ
WebcastListen Live
WebsiteKBRK Online

KBRK (1430 AM) was the first radio station in Brookings, South Dakota, United States, founded July 15, 1955. The studios were originally located in downtown Brookings, but later moved to the transmitter site, near the edge of town. KBRK continues to broadcast music, news, sports, and a number of public events throughout the Brookings region and surrounding communities. The tower height is 160 feet.

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KBRK plays a mix of both soft rock and big band music targeted at the above 35 age demographic. The station also broadcasts a wide range of local sporting events for the surrounding region, specializing in high school-level athletic events for the Brookings community. KBRK originates local news broadcasts and local area weather coverage as well. World news comes via CNN satellite.

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