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KCBF is a commercial radio station airing sports programming in Fairbanks, Alaska, broadcasting on 820 AM. KCBF obtains its programming from ESPN Radio. Until March 2011 the station carried ESPN Radio.

KCBF
KCBF ESPN820sports logo.jpg
CityFairbanks, Alaska
Broadcast areaFairbanks, Alaska
Branding820 Sports
SloganWe're in the Game
Frequency820 (kHz)
Translator(s)K300DL (107.9 MHz, Fairbanks)
FormatSports
Power10,000 watts
ClassA
Facility ID49645
Former callsignsKFRB[1]
Former frequencies900 kHz[2]
OwnerTor Ingstad
(Tor Ingstad Licenses, LLC)
Website820sports.com

It signed on in 1948 as KFRB on 1290 kHz. It moved to 790 kHz in 1953 then to 900 kHz in 1954. It moved to its current frequency in 1981.

KCBF is the exclusive radio home to University of Alaska Nanooks hockey. The station also serves coverage of the Nanooks' men's and select women's basketball games. It was also the former radio home of Fairbanks Grizzlies football.

KCBF is also the Fairbanks radio affiliate for the NFL on Dial Global and the NCAA radio network during the Final Four men's basketball tournament.

KCBF Previous Sports Logo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mitchell, Elaine, ed. (1973). Alaska Blue Book (First ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 136.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Elaine, ed. (1975). Alaska Blue Book (Second ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 157.

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