WBKK

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WBKK
City Wilton, Minnesota
Broadcast area Bemidji, Minnesota
Frequency 820 kHz
First air date October 2012
Format Catholic talk
Power 10,000 watts (day)
750 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 160559
Transmitter coordinates 47°23′29″N 95°04′40″W / 47.39139°N 95.07778°W / 47.39139; -95.07778Coordinates: 47°23′29″N 95°04′40″W / 47.39139°N 95.07778°W / 47.39139; -95.07778 (day)
47°24′0″N 94°58′30″W / 47.40000°N 94.97500°W / 47.40000; -94.97500 (night)
Affiliations Real Presence Radio
Owner Real Presence Radio
Webcast Listen Live
Website yourcatholicradiostation.com

WBKK (820 AM) is a radio station licensed to Wilton, Minnesota, serving the Bemidji market area. The station airs a Catholic talk format as an owned and operated affiliate of Real Presence Radio.

It's 10,000 watt transmitter and towers are located south of Bemidji, on Trout Haven Road, near Lake Plantagenet.

The station was assigned the WBKK call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on May 14, 2008.[1]

History[edit]

It debuted in October 2012, with a mostly news-talk format. The station aired CBS Radio News, local news and weather reports. Syndicated talk shows, including Laura Ingraham, The Common Sense Club (radio talk show from Fargo, North Dakota), and Jason Lewis were weekday features. Locally originated Oldies were broadcast on the weekends. The station was originally owned by De La Hunt Broadcasting of Park Rapids, Minnesota and licensed to Edward De la Hunt, Sr. The station was sold to Real Presence Radio of Grand Forks, ND effective October 19, 2015, at a purchase price of $225,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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