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Subject: Burlington, Iowa, List of radio stations in Iowa, 1490 AM, WQKQ
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For the airport in Burbank, California, assigned ICAO code KBUR, see Bob Hope Airport.
City of license Burlington, Iowa
Branding 1490 KBUR
Slogan "KBUR is Burlington"
Frequency 1490 (kHz)
First air date 1941
Format Talk
Power 760 watts
Class C
Transmitter coordinates

40°49′26″N 91°08′33″W / 40.82389°N 91.14250°W / 40.82389; -91.14250Coordinates: 40°49′26″N 91°08′33″W / 40.82389°N 91.14250°W / 40.82389; -91.14250

Callsign meaning BURlington
Owner Pritchard Broadcasting Corp.
(GAP Broadcasting Burlington License, LLC)
Sister stations KBKB, KDMG, KHDK, KKMI, WQKQ

KBUR (1490 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve the community of Burlington, Iowa. The station primarily broadcasts a talk radio format. KBUR is owned by Pritchard Broadcasting Corporation and licensed to GAP Broadcasting Burlington License, LLC. It was first licensed on September 11, 1941.

Pritchard Broadcasting Corporation (owned by John T. Pritchard) agreed to purchase the station from GAP West (owned by Skip Weller) in late 2007. The station was owned by Clear Channel prior to GAP West.[1]


External links

  • KBUR website
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for KBUR
  • Radio-Locator Information on KBUR
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KBUR
  • FCC History Cards for KBUR

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