KTBB (AM)

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KTBB
KTBB 97.5FM-600AM logo.png
CityTyler, Texas
Broadcast areaTyler-Longview metropolitan area
BrandingKTBB 97.5 FM
Slogan"News-Talk-Sports"
Frequency600 kHz
Repeater(s)KTBB-FM (Troup)
First air dateNovember 10, 1947
FormatNews-Talk & Sports
Power5,000 watts
ClassB
Facility ID24248
Transmitter coordinates32°16′18″N 95°12′23″W / 32.27167°N 95.20639°W / 32.27167; -95.20639
Callsign meaningTyler Blackstone Broadcasting (original facility owner)
OwnerGleiser Communications, LLC
Sister stationsKRWR, KTBB-FM
WebcastListen Live
Websitektbb.com

KTBB (600 AM; "KTBB 97.5 FM") is an American terrestrial radio station broadcasting a News-Talk format and simulcasted on 97.5 KTBB-FM. Licensed to Tyler, Texas, United States, the station serves the Tyler-Longview area. The stations are currently owned by Gleiser Communications, LLC.[1][2] KTBB's studios are located in south Tyler along SE Loop 323, and the transmitter is located southeast of Tyler city limits.

History[edit]

The AM station began broadcasting in 1947 on 600 kHz with 500 W power. It was owned and operated by the Blackstone Broadcasting Company.[3]

Programming[edit]

KTBB (600 AM) broadcasts the syndicated radio shows The Glenn Beck Show, The Rush Limbaugh Show, and The Sean Hannity Show on weekdays.

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KTBB logo.png (KTBB's logo under previous simulcast with former KTBB-FM 92.1)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KTBB-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "KTBB AM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "New KTBB Tyler, Tex., Announces Staff Lineup" (PDF). Broadcasting. November 3, 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014.

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