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City of license Vermillion, South Dakota
Branding ESPN Radio 1570
Frequency 1570 kHz
First air date 1967
Format Sports
Power 500 watts (day)
71 watts (night))
Class D
Facility ID 14709
Transmitter coordinates 42°47′32″N 97°0′3″W / 42.79222°N 97.00083°W / 42.79222; -97.00083
Former callsigns KVRA (1967-1990)
KOSZ (1990-2000)
Affiliations ESPN Radio, Chicago Cubs Radio Network
Owner Five Star Communications
Sister stations KVHT
Webcast Listen Live
Website kvtk.com

KVTK (1570 AM, "ESPN Radio 1570") is a radio station broadcasting a sports talk format. Licensed to Vermillion, South Dakota, USA. The station is currently owned by Culhane Communications, Inc.[1] KVTK is affiliated with the ESPN Radio network and the Chicago Cubs Radio Network.[2]


The station was assigned the KOSZ call letters on 1990-04-16. On 2000-04-04, the station changed its call sign to the current KVTK.[3]

Honors and awards[edit]

In May 2006, KVTK won one first place plaque in the commercial radio division of the South Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association news contest.[4] The contest was for the 2005 calendar year.


  1. ^ "KVTK Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "Affiliate Radio Stations". Tribune Radio Networks. 
  3. ^ "KVTK Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  4. ^ "SDPB, Yankton Stations Lauded". Yankton Press & Dakotan. 2006-05-08. 

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