|Broadcast area||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Slogan||The Voice of Utah|
|First air date||1960|
|Last air date||May 1, 2017|
|Format||Defunct (formerly News/Talk)|
1,000 watts (day)|
500 watts (night)
|Callsign meaning||KTKK (pronounced "talk")|
|Former callsigns||KSXX, KZJO|
United Broadcasting |
(United Broadcasting Company, Inc)
KTKK (630 AM) was a news/talk radio station broadcasting out of Sandy, Utah, to the Salt Lake City area. Called, "K-Talk 630", it was locally owned by United Broadcasting Company. The station featured local talk, including women's interest, political and other subjects live for over 18 hours every day.
The station had previously gone under several call signs in its past. At its inception, the station was known as KSXX. During the early 1960s, the station was not a talker as it is now, but played music, becoming a talk station in the 1965. It previously only operated during the day only, but was later allowed to continue broadcasting during the night in 1979 by construction a four tower directional array. On June 21, 1982 the station changed its format and call sign to KZJO, broadcasting contemporary hits identifying itself as "63 Joe." Six months later, the station changed formats again, back to its current format of talk radio and on August 5, 1985, the station changed its call sign to the current KTKK. The station's previous towers were displaced by a housing development. It now shares tower space with KLLB which broadcasts from a tower in South Jordan, Utah. Ironically, the KLLB tower may soon have to be demolished due to another housing development. KTKK applied to the FCC to move to new towers near North Salt Lake, Utah but the application was dismissed.
The station has an application to change its city of license to Kearns, Utah, and drop daytime and nighttime power levels. The station would also gain three towers for a directional array as opposed to the current single tower it has in South Jordan.
On May 1, 2017, the station signed off, effectively moving all programming to 1640 AM. The KTKK license was surrendered on September 27, 2017, and cancelled by the Federal Communications Commission on September 28, 2017.
- Van Hale 
- Kathy Herman 
- Herb Jepko 
- G. Gordon Liddy
- Barbara Jean Whiteley
- Mike Gallagher
- Mark Maxon
- Jim Kirkwood
- Jim Sumpter 
- Paul Duane
- Talking Utah Radio - Something Weird Going On at KBJA
- Broadcast History Salt Lake City Radio
- "KTKK Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- KLLB Transmitter map-Google Maps
- KTKK Facility Query FCC
-  Radio Insight- K-Talk Salt Lake City moves to 1640
- Perry, Richard (September 27, 2017). "KTKK license surrender letter" (PDF). CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
- Deseret News Saturday, Nov. 26 1994 KTKK Hosts Author Sunday
- The FIJActivist Number 14, Winter 1994 Page 15]
- Fully Informed Jury Association http://fija.org/docs/NL_1994_14.pdf
- Deseret News Friday, March 23, 1990 `Night Person' Jepko Puts his Radio Cap on again By Lynn Arave, Radio Editor
- Joseph G. Buchman, PhD, The Nitecap Radio Movement 1964 to 1990 http://nitecaps.net/Docs/Sounds%20in%20the%20Dark.pdf
- Deseret News [Friday, Nov. 11 2005 Radio dial: Satellite fare is forcing local radio to alter niche By Lynn Arave, Deseret News
- KTKK website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KTKK
- Radio-Locator Information on KTKK
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KTKK
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