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KTJJ J98TheBoot logo.jpg
City Farmington, Missouri
Broadcast area St. Louis, Missouri
Branding J98 The Boot
Frequency 98.5 MHz FM
Format Country music
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 317.0 meters
Class C
Facility ID 35533
Transmitter coordinates 37°43′7.00″N 90°33′1.00″W / 37.7186111°N 90.5502778°W / 37.7186111; -90.5502778
Affiliations ABC Radio
Owner Alpha Media
(Alpha Media Licensee LLC)
Sister stations KREI-AM and KJFF-AM
Website j98theboot website

KTJJ is a radio station broadcasting from Farmington, Missouri. KTJJ has an extensive coverage area, heard from Jefferson City to south-eastern Illinois from west to east, and St. Louis to the Missouri-Arkansas border from north to south.


KTJJ has a Country Music format, with there being more news and information during the daytime hours.

KTJJ airs local news during morning drive, again at noon, and during afternoon drive at 5 and 6 on weekdays; The news also continues on weekends, and coupled with sports and weather, runs about 30 minutes. KTJJ also features extensive coverage of local high school and college sports games.


On March 1, 2007, it was announced that GoodRadio.TV LLC planned to buy The Shepherd Group of radio stations in Missouri. The Shepherd Group operates 16 small-market radio stations in Missouri. The deal was reportedly worth $30.6 million.

Dean Goodman recently formed the new company, GoodRadio.TV. He is the former president and chief executive officer of the television broadcasting company ION Media Networks Inc. Goodman stepped down from ION Media Networks in October 2006.

The Shepherd Group includes KJEL-FM and KBNN-AM in Lebanon; KJFF-AM in Festus; KREI-AM and KTJJ-FM in Farmington; KRES-FM and KWIX-AM in Moberly; KIRK-FM in Macon; KIIK-AM, KOZQ-FM, KJPW-AM and KFBD-FM in Waynesville; KAAN-FM and KAAN-AM in Bethany; and KMRN-AM and KKWK-FM in Cameron.

In December 2013, GoodRadio.TV merged into Digity, LLC. Effective February 25, 2016, Digity and its 124 radio stations were acquired by Alpha Media for $264 million.

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