|City||Beulah, North Dakota|
|Branding||KDKT Sports Radio 1410|
|Frequency||1410 kHz 97.9 MHz|
|First air date||1978|
|Power||1,000 watts day
189 watts night
|Callsign meaning||K North Dakota|
|Affiliations||CBS Sports Radio, Premiere Networks|
|Owner||Digital Syndicate Network|
KDKT (1410 AM) is a radio station that serves as west central North Dakota's sports talk outlet, as KDKT Sports Radio 1410. KDKT covers a large portion of western North Dakota, including key cities such as Bismarck, Dickinson and Minot. KDKT Sports Radio 1410 also carries regional, and local sports teams from North Dakota such as the University of North Dakota, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, Bismarck State College, and NDHSAA prep sports. Local on-air personalities include Jeff Baranick, and Jim Kusler, who host the popular Friday Night Live program.
History and ownership
KDKT signed on the air in 1978 under the ownership of Mercer Broadcasting Inc, with a Country music format known as "Coal Country" which reflected the coal industry in Western North Dakota. In 2000, the station dropped Country in favor of an Adult Contemporary music format. In 2006, DSN Radio acquired the station and flipped the format to Sports radio, with the popular CBS Sports Radio network.
In March 2016, DSN entered into an agreement with Synergy Broadcast Group of North Dakota to purchase KLTQ-FM 97.9, providing a Class-A FM simulcast of KDKT Sports Radio, which rimshots the Bismarck market from Beulah, North Dakota.
- KDKT official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KDKT
- Radio-Locator Information on KDKT
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KDKT
- KDKT Flips to CBS Sports Radio
- DSN Radio Acquires KLTQ-FM
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