KOWB
Broadcast areaAlbany County and Cheyenne
Frequency1290 kHz
BrandingKOWB 1290
Programming
FormatNews Talk Information
AffiliationsFox News Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Premiere Radio Networks
Ownership
Owner
KARS-FM, KCGY
History
First air date
1948
Call sign meaning
For "Cowboy" (the name of the University of Wyoming athletic teams) and often used by the station in promotions as an acronym for "King Of Wyoming Broadcasting". As of 2019 and a year of listening, there has been no reference made to "King Of Wyoming Broadcasting" on air or online.
Technical information
Facility ID24700
ClassB
Power5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
41°17′2″N 105°34′51″W / 41.28389°N 105.58083°W / 41.28389; -105.58083
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitekowb1290.com

KOWB (1290 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a news talk information format licensed to operate in Laramie, Wyoming, United States. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media and features programming from Fox News Radio, Fox Sports Radio and Premiere Radio Networks.[1]

KOWB is the AM flagship for Wyoming Cowboys football and basketball; games are simulcast on sister station KCGY.

History

The towers for KOWB located south of Laramie.
The towers for KOWB located south of Laramie.

The station went on the air as KOWB.[2]

Former logo
Former logo

The station won the station of the year award from the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters in 2008.

References

  1. ^ "KOWB Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "KOWB Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.