KDMT (AM)

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KDMT
City Arvada, Colorado
Broadcast area Denver-Boulder, Colorado
Branding Denver's Money Talk 1690
Frequency 1690 kHz
Format Business Talk
Power 10,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 86619
Transmitter coordinates 39°39′21″N 105°4′27″W / 39.65583°N 105.07417°W / 39.65583; -105.07417Coordinates: 39°39′21″N 105°4′27″W / 39.65583°N 105.07417°W / 39.65583; -105.07417
Callsign meaning K Denver's Money Talk
Former callsigns KAYK (1997-1998)
KADZ (1998-1999)
KDDZ (1999-2015)
Owner Salem Media Group
(Salem Media of Colorado, Inc.)
Website moneytalk1690.com

KDMT (1690 AM) is a station licensed to Arvada, Colorado, serving the Denver-Boulder, Colorado market. The station is owned and operated by Salem Media Group.

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Former Logo used from 2011-2013.

On November 10, 1997, the station was assigned the call sign KAYK. The call sign was changed to KADZ on December 11, 1998. On January 15, 1999, the call sign was changed to KDDZ.[1] From its inception, the station aired Radio Disney programming.

On August 13, 2014, Disney put KDDZ and twenty-two other Radio Disney stations up for sale, in order to focus more on digital distribution of the Radio Disney network.[2][3]

On September 15, 2015, it was announced that Salem Media Group had acquired the last five Radio Disney owned-and-operated stations for sale (including KDDZ) for $2.225 million.[4] KDDZ was acquired through Salem Media of Colorado, Inc., for $550,000.[5] According to Radio Insight, KDDZ would become Salem's Wall Street Business Network affiliate in Denver.[6] The sale was completed on December 8, 2015[7] and the call sign was changed to KDMT. On December 17, 1690 began stunting with music by Johnny Cash as "Cash Country 1690". The stunt lead into the February 1, 2016 launch of "Money Talk 1690".[1]

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