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City Malden, Missouri
Broadcast area Sikeston, Missouri
Branding ESPN 1220/1470
Frequency 1470 kHz
First air date September 17, 1999
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 4153
Transmitter coordinates 36°33′08″N 89°58′42″W / 36.55222°N 89.97833°W / 36.55222; -89.97833
Callsign meaning MALden
Former callsigns KTCB[1]
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Max Media
(MRR License LLC)
Sister stations KGIR, KLSC, KSIM
Webcast Listen Live

KMAL (1470 AM, "ESPN 1220/1470") is a radio station licensed to serve Malden, Missouri, United States. The station is owned by Max Media and licensed to MRR License LLC. It airs a sports format in conjunction with KGIR and featuring programming from ESPN Radio.[2]

The station was assigned the KMAL call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on September 17, 1999.[1]


In December 2003, Mississippi River Radio, acting as Max Media LLC (John Trinder, president/COO), reached an agreement to purchase WCIL, WCIL-FM, WJPF, WOOZ-FM, WUEZ, WXLT, KCGQ-FM, KEZS-FM, KGIR, KGKS, KJEZ, KKLR-FM, KLSC, KMAL, KSIM, KWOC, and KZIM from the Zimmer Radio Group (James L. Zimmer, owner).[3] The reported value of this 17 station transaction was $43 million.[4]


KLSC ESPN92.9-1220-1470 logo.jpg (KMAL's logo under previous simulcast with KLSC 92.9 FM)


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. 
  3. ^ Homan, John D. (2003-12-19). "Zimmer sells 17 radio stations". Southern Illinoisan. The Zimmer Radio Group, a family-owned media company, announced Wednesday it will sell 17 of its 32 stations [...] to Mississippi River Radio. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands - 1/12/2004". Broadcasting & Cable. 2004-01-12. 

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