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City Kansas City, Kansas
Broadcast area Kansas City metropolitan area/Topeka, Kansas
Branding 1660 The Score
Frequency 1660 kHz
Repeater(s) 98.1-2 KMBZ-HD2
First air date 1998 (as KBJC)
Format Sports talk
Power 10,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 87143
Transmitter coordinates 39°02′17″N 94°36′57″W / 39.03806°N 94.61583°W / 39.03806; -94.61583
Former callsigns KBJC (1998-2000)
KWSJ (2000-2001)
KXTR (2001-2007)
WDAF (2007)
KXTR (2007-2011)
KUDL (2011-2014)
Affiliations Fox Sports Radio
CBS Sports Radio
Owner Entercom
(Entercom License, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live

KWOD is a sports talk station that broadcasts at 1660 kHz in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. KWOD is owned by Entercom. Its transmitter is in Westwood, Kansas, and studios are located in Mission, Kansas.

The classical music format that the station is well known for started in 1953 as KXTR on the FM dial, at 96.5 MHz. As FM became the preferred band for popular music, revenue declined. In 2000, Entercom moved KXTR to 1250 kHz in the AM band to establish a new pop station, KRBZ, which has since shifted to an alternative rock format. On June 1, 2001, KXTR moved to the new 1660 AM frequency.

For a brief period in 2007, the station used the calls WDAF, which formerly belonged to AM sister KCSP.

During the 2009 and 2010 summer months, KXTR played Motor Racing Network coverage of NASCAR Sprint cup night events, which may have been a simulcast from sister station KCSP, which already carried both Motor Racing Network and the Performance Racing Network. (Rival WHB has announced it will air MRN races in 2011.) KXTR is also the home of the Kansas City T-Bones, an independent minor league baseball team in Kansas City, KS.

The call letters were changed to KUDL on March 31, 2011; the call letters were transferred from what is now KMBZ-FM. KRBZ's HD2 channel offered a simulcast of KUDL's programming; as KXTR, this was offered on (the previous) KUDL.

The classical format ended at 11 AM on March 1, 2012 (4 days earlier than originally announced), in favor of an all-business format, including programming from Bloomberg Radio and Wall Street Journal Radio Network. With the flip, the station adopted the branding "The KMBZ Business Channel," serving as a brand extension of KMBZ (980 AM and 98.1 FM); the two stations also began to share resources. KUDL's music library was then donated to Kansas Public Radio, based in nearby Lawrence.[1] On April 7, 2014, as part of another warehousing move, Entercom swapped the KUDL call letters with sister station KWOD in Sacramento.

On September 9, 2015, KWOD flipped to sports talk, branded as "1660 The Score."[2] KWOD airs Fox Sports Radio during the day and CBS Sports Radio at night, and will serve as a national complement to locally focused sister KCSP.


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