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CityBurlington, Iowa
BrandingNewsradio 99.3 & 1490
SloganNews & Talk For Burlington and Southeast Iowa
Frequency1490 kHz
Translator(s)99.3 K257GC (Burlington)
First air date1941
Power760 watts
Transmitter coordinates40°49′26″N 91°08′33″W / 40.82389°N 91.14250°W / 40.82389; -91.14250Coordinates: 40°49′26″N 91°08′33″W / 40.82389°N 91.14250°W / 40.82389; -91.14250
Callsign meaningBURlington
OwnerPritchard Broadcasting Corp.
Sister stationsKBKB, KDMG, KHDK, KKMI, WQKQ

KBUR (1490 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve the community of Burlington, Iowa. The station primarily broadcasts a talk radio format. KBUR is owned by Pritchard Broadcasting Corporation. It was first licensed on September 11, 1941.

Pritchard Broadcasting Corporation (owned by John T. Pritchard) agreed to purchase the station from GAP West (owned by Skip Weller) in late 2007. The station was owned by Clear Channel prior to GAP West.[1]


  1. ^ "GAP West spins off Iowa stations to local family broadcasters". Radio-Info.com. December 5, 2007.

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