KNOX (AM)

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News Talk 1310 KNOX
KNOX logo
City Grand Forks, North Dakota
Branding News Talk 1310 KNOX
Frequency 1310 AM (kHz)
Translator(s) 107.9 K300BG (Grand Forks)
First air date 1949
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts
Class B
Facility ID 54592
Affiliations ABC
Owner Leighton Broadcasting
Sister stations KGFK, KYCK, KZGF, KZLT-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website knoxradio.com

KNOX (1310 AM, "News Talk 1310 KNOX") is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk format serving Grand Forks, North Dakota. The station is owned by Leighton Broadcasting. KNOX also rebroadcasts on translator K300BG 107.9 FM in Grand Forks.

The station broadcasts ABC News updates. The station broadcasts local high school hockey, football, and basketball games on occasion, and Minnesota Timberwolves basketball, Minnesota Wild hockey, and Minnesota Twins baseball games.

History[edit]

KNOX's station vehicle, spotted in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.

KNOX signed on in 1949 with a full service format blending music, news, talk, and radio dramas. It later became a Top 40 station, and changed to a mainly News/Talk format in the 1980s. The lineup of local on-air hosts has undergone several changes since then and has included names like Scott Hennen, Mike McNamara and Jarrod Thomas.

News Talk 1310 KNOX's local news team consists of Doug Barrett and Kevin Dean.

On January 11, 2012, KNOX began broadcasting on FM translator K300BG 107.9 FM in Grand Forks. 107.9 had been broadcasting KGFK AM 1590, which moved to 95.7 FM as it has a stronger signal in Grand Forks.

Awards[edit]

The station was a finalist for the 2008 Crystal Radio Award for Excellence in Community Service awarded by the National Association of Broadcasters.[1]

Translators[edit]

KNOX broadcasts on the following FM translator:

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K300BG 107.9 Grand Forks, North Dakota 250 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NAB Crystal Radio Awards Finalists Announced". National Association of Broadcasters. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 47°50′39″N 97°01′30″W / 47.84417°N 97.02500°W / 47.84417; -97.02500