KBUL (AM)

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KBUL
KCHH NewsTalk95.5 logo.png
CityBillings, Montana
Broadcast areaBillings Metropolitan Area
BrandingNewsTalk 95.5
Frequency970 kHz
Repeater(s)KCHH 95.5 FM (Worden)
K236AB 95.1 (Billings)
First air date1951 (as KOOK)
FormatNews/Talk
Power5,000 watts day
5,000 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID16772
Transmitter coordinates45°44′35″N 108°32′36″W / 45.74306°N 108.54333°W / 45.74306; -108.54333Coordinates: 45°44′35″N 108°32′36″W / 45.74306°N 108.54333°W / 45.74306; -108.54333
Former callsignsKOOK
KBIT (1985-1988)
KCTR (1988-1994)
KDWG (1994-1998)
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Billings License, LLC)
WebcastListen live
Websitehttp://newstalk955.com

KBUL (970 AM, "News Radio 970 AM") is an American talk radio station that broadcasts in the Billings Metro Area of the U.S. state of Montana. The station features the following radio personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, and Billings Morning News. KBUL AM was simulcasting sister station KCTR-FM until September 2001.

Ownership[edit]

In October 2007, a deal was reached for KBUL to be acquired by GAP Broadcasting II LLC (Samuel Weller, president) from Clear Channel Communications as part of a 57 station deal with a total reported sale price of $74.78 million.[1] What eventually became GapWest Broadcasting was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. June 19, 2006.
  2. ^ "Townsquare Media completes roll-up of GAP". Radio Business Report. August 13, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2010.

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