|Broadcast area||Anchorage, Alaska|
|Branding||Smart Radio 700|
|First air date||1948|
|Power||10,000 watts fulltime|
|Former frequencies||1240 kHz (1948-1956)|
1270 kHz (1956-1971)
|Affiliations||CBS Radio News|
Westwood One Network
Westwood One News
|Owner||Ohana Media Group |
(OMG FCC Licenses LLC)
KBYR (700 AM) is an American commercial radio station programming talk in Anchorage, Alaska. 700 AM is a North American clear-channel frequency. WLW in Cincinnati, Ohio is also a Class A station on this frequency.
Longtime Alaskan broadcaster Dick Lobdell identified KBYR as the source of the famous Alaskan blooper presented on Kermit Schaefer's blooper albums of an announcer declaring that he would be "taking a leak out the window" to determine how cold it was.
KBYR was originally on 1240 kHz. It moved to 1270 in 1956 then to 700 in 1971.
In addition to the main station, KBYR is relayed by an additional 2 translators to widen its broadcast area.
|City of license||ERP
|K261AO||100.1 FM||Arco Base Camp, Alaska||91||D||FCC|
|K203BY||88.5 FM||Kuparuk, Alaska||188||D||FCC|
- Official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KBYR
- Radio-Locator Information on KBYR
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KBYR
- FCC History Cards for KBYR
- KBYR history introduced by Rod Williams
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