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KCBR
City of license Monument, Colorado
Broadcast area Colorado Springs, Colorado
Frequency 1040 kHz (also on HD Radio)
Format Religious
Power 15,000 watts (day)
2,000 watts (critical hours)
Class D
Facility ID 10846
Transmitter coordinates 38°49′8″N 104°46′32″W / 38.81889°N 104.77556°W / 38.81889; -104.77556
Owner DJR Broadcasting
Website http://www.1040kcbr.com

KCBR (1040 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a religious radio format. It is licensed to broadcast from Monument, Colorado, with a power of 15,000 watts, and can be heard by day from the outskirts of Denver to the state's border with New Mexico.[1]

In August 2006, Don Crawford Jr. bought KCBR and a sister station, KCMN, from his father's radio company, Crawford Broadcasting, for an undisclosed amount. (Formally, KCBR was purchased by a new company called DJR Broadcasting, owned by Crawford.) The new owner said that the formats and staffing would stay the same at the stations. Crawford had begun working at Crawford Broadcasting in 1989, and had been a regional manager since 1994, responsible for the company's stations in Colorado Springs, Denver, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Following the purchase, Crawford was to continue to manage KAAM in Dallas.[2]

Beginning in 2007, the station began broadcasting in HD Radio format.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Father Sells Sons Two Radio Stations", KCBR News, July 31, 2006
  2. ^ Andrew Wineke, "Son buys KCMN and KCBR from father", The Gazette (Colorado Springs), August 2, 2006
  3. ^ Andrew Wineke, "KRCC Jumps on Next Wave of HD Radio Capabilities: Station's 2 New Digital Subchannels Will Add to Offerings", The Gazette (Colorado Springs), December 2, 2007

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