KMMS (AM)

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KMMS
KMMS AM1450 logo.png
CityBozeman, Montana
Broadcast areaBozeman, Montana
BrandingAM 1450 KMMS
SloganBozeman's News Talk Leader
Frequency1450 kHz
Repeater(s)1340 kHz (KPRK)
First air date1939
FormatNews/Talk
Power1,000 watts (unlimited)
ClassC
Facility ID24170
Transmitter coordinates45°41′54″N 111°01′41″W / 45.69833°N 111.02806°W / 45.69833; -111.02806
Former callsignsKXXL, KUUB[1]
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Bozeman License, LLC)
Sister stationsKISN, KMMS-FM, KPRK, KXLB, KZMY
WebcastListen Live
Websitekmmsam.com

KMMS (1450 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Bozeman, Montana. The station is owned by Townsquare Media, licensed to Townsquare Media Bozeman License, LLC. It airs a news/talk format.[2]

All Townsquare Media Bozeman studios are located at 125 West Mendenhall Street, downtown Bozeman. The KMMS transmitter site is on East Griffin, north of Bozeman.

The station was assigned the KMMS call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 14, 1991.[1]

Ownership[edit]

In February 2008, Colorado-based GAPWEST Broadcasting completed the acquisition of 57 radio stations in 13 markets in the Pacific Northwest-Rocky Mountain region from Clear Channel Communications.[3] The deal, valued at a reported $74 million, included six Bozeman stations, seven in Missoula and five in Billings. Other stations in the deal are located in Shelby, Montana, and in Casper and Cheyenne, Wyoming, plus Pocatello and Twin Falls, Idaho, and Yakima, Washington. GapWest was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Richardson, Dave (2008-02-15). "GAPWEST closes deal for Bozeman radio stations; Goodbye Clear Channel, Hello GAPWEST". Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
  4. ^ "Townsquare Media completes roll-up of GAP". Radio Business Report. August 13, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2010.

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