KCBF

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KCBF
KCBF ESPN820sports logo.jpg
City Fairbanks, Alaska
Broadcast area Fairbanks, Alaska
Branding 820 Sports
Slogan We're in the Game
Frequency 820 (kHz)
Translator(s) K300DL (107.9 MHz, Fairbanks)
Format Sports
Power 10,000 watts
Class A
Facility ID 49645
Former callsigns KFRB[1]
Former frequencies 900 kHz[2]
Owner Tor Ingstad
(Tor Ingstad Licenses, LLC)
Website 820sports.com

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.

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

References

  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.

External links

  • FCC History Cards for KCBF
  • 820 Sports Website
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for KCBF
  • Radio-Locator Information on KCBF
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KCBF

Coordinates: 64°52′44″N 147°40′06″W / 64.87889°N 147.66833°W / 64.87889; -147.66833


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