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For the airport using ICAO location identifier KMIT, see Shafter Airport.
City Mitchell, South Dakota
Broadcast area Mitchell, South Dakota
Branding Hot Country 105.9
Slogan The Information You Need, the Country You Love
Frequency 105.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 95.5 K238BA (Mitchell, relays HD2)
First air date 1975
Format Country
HD2: Adult Contemporary "More 95.5"
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 199 meters (653 feet)
Class C1
Facility ID 43239
Transmitter coordinates 43°44′16″N 98°14′39″W / 43.73778°N 98.24417°W / 43.73778; -98.24417
Callsign meaning K MITchell
Owner Saga Communications
(Saga Communications of South Dakota, LLC)
Sister stations KUQL
Webcast Listen Live

KMIT (105.9 FM, "Hot Country 105.9") is a radio station licensed to serve Mitchell, South Dakota. The station is owned by Saga Communications of South Dakota, LLC. It airs a Country music format.[1]

The station was assigned the KMIT call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[2]


In April 2001, Saga Communications Inc. reached a deal to acquire KMIT and KGGK (now known as KUQL) from Mitchell Broadcasting Ltd. for a reported $4.05 million.[3]


In February 2005, KMIT sports director Tim Smith and John Papendick of the Aberdeen American News were named sportscaster and sportswriter of the year, respectively, in South Dakota.[4]


In addition to the main station, KMIT's HD2 & HD3 subchannels is relay by an additional stations on translators.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
FCC info
K238BA 95.5 Mitchell, South Dakota 250 FCC
K278BJ 103.5 Mitchell, South Dakota 250 FCC


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2001-04-02. 
  4. ^ "Smith, Papendick Honored By NSSA". Yankton Press & Dakotan. 2005-02-05. 

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