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City Madison, South Dakota
Broadcast area Eastern South Dakota
Branding Dakota's Best
Slogan "Classic Hits, News, and Information"
Frequency 1390 kHz
First air date 1959
Format Classic Hits
Power 500 watts (day)
62 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 39580
Transmitter coordinates 44°00′37″N 97°10′18″W / 44.01028°N 97.17167°W / 44.01028; -97.17167
Affiliations CBS News
Owner Alpha Media
(Digity 3E License, LLC)
Sister stations KJAM-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website amazingmadison.com

KJAM (1390 AM, "Dakota's Best") is a radio station licensed to serve Madison, South Dakota. The station is owned by Alpha Media, through licensee Digity 3E License, LLC. It airs a full-service Classic Hits music format with local news and information programming.[1]

The station was assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[2] The call letters reflect the initials of the first owner of the station, Dr. John A. Muggly.

Notable local on-air personalities include Matt Groce on mornings, Matt Hendrickson on mid-days, and Jon Wulf on afternoons with news and ag reports throughout the day from Colonel Jon Phillips and News Director Sue Bergheim. Notable syndicated on-air personalities include Charles Osgood and Katie Couric.

"Dakota's Best" is the official station for Madison High School athletics, and also broadcasts Corn Belt League amateur baseball.


  1. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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