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KBHB (810 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a farm/news related format. Licensed to Sturgis, South Dakota, United States, it serves the Rapid City area. The station is currently owned by HomeSlice Media Group and features programming from ABC Radio.[1]

KBHB
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CitySturgis, South Dakota
Broadcast areaRapid City, South Dakota
SloganFive State Ranch Radio
Frequency810 kHz
First air dateFebruary, 1963
FormatFarm information.
Power25,000 watts (day)
60 watts (night)
ClassD
Facility ID9673
Transmitter coordinates44°25′24″N 103°25′37″W / 44.42333°N 103.42694°W / 44.42333; -103.42694
OwnerHomeSlice Media Group, LLC
Sister stationsKFXS, KKLS, KKMK, KOUT, KRCS
WebcastListen Live
Websitekbhbradio.com

KBHB signed on in February, 1963 on 1280 kHz. It moved to 810 kHz in 1967.

OwnershipEdit

In May 1999, Triad Broadcasting reached a deal to acquire this station from Brothers Jim and Tom Instad as part of a twelve-station deal valued at a reported $37.8 million.[2]

In July 2006, Schurz Communications Inc. reached an agreement to buy this station from Triad Broadcasting Co. as part of a six-station deal valued at a reported $19 million.[3]

Schurz Communications created the Black Hills broadcast division, New Rushmore Radio, now known as Rushmore Media Company. KBHB was sold to HomeSlice Media Group, LLC in July 2014, a divestiture was required due to Schurz's acquisition of KOTA-TV. The transaction, which included sister station KKLS and translator K284BA, was consummated on June 30, 2014, at a price of $650,000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KBHB Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ Holmes, Alisa (1999-05-24). "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19.
  3. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 2006-07-24.

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