KANA (580 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Anaconda, Montana. The station is owned by Ted Austin, through licensee Southwest Montana Media LLC. It airs a classic hits music format.[2]

KANA
Anaconda, Montana
Frequency580 kHz
Programming
FormatClassic hits
Ownership
OwnerTed Austin
(Southwest Montana Media LLC)
History
First air date
1980
(first license granted October 24, 1946)
Call sign meaning
ANAconda[1]
Technical information
Facility ID668
ClassD
Power1,000 watts (day)
197 watts (night)
Transmitter coordinates
46°07′43″N 112°55′25″W / 46.12861°N 112.92361°W / 46.12861; -112.92361
Translator(s)100.7 K264CZ (Butte)

The station's transmitter site is off Landfill Road in Anaconda, Montana.

The station was assigned the KANA call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]

OwnershipEdit

In December 2006, a deal was reached for KANA to be acquired by Butte Broadcasting, Inc. (Ronald Davis, president/general manager) from Jim Ray Carroll as part of a 3 station deal with a total reported sale price of $500,000.[4]

Butte Broadcasting donated KANA to A.W.A.R.E., Inc., a non-profit corporation, effective August 3, 2012.

Effective October 25, 2018, A.W.A.R.E., Inc. sold KANA to Ted Austin's Southwest Montana Media LLC for $25,000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nelson, Bob. "Call Letter Origins: The List". Old Radio Archives. Archived from the original on 2016-02-18.
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  4. ^ "Deals 12/11/2006". Broadcasting & Cable. December 11, 2006.

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