City Fresno, California
Broadcast area Fresno, California
Branding Fox Sports AM1340
Slogan Fresno's Sports Station
Frequency 1340 kHz
First air date 1953
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 9749
Transmitter coordinates 36°45′51″N 119°47′08″W / 36.76417°N 119.78556°W / 36.76417; -119.78556
Former callsigns KMAK (1953-1988)
KKAM (1988-1992)
KBOS (1992-1993)
KKTR (1993-1996)[1]
Affiliations Fox Sports Radio, NBC Sports Radio, Los Angeles Dodgers Radio Network
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website foxsportsradio1340.com

KCBL is an American sports talk radio station broadcasting on 1340 AM. Established in 1953 (As KMAK - cf. Fresno Bee Radio Log) and licensed to serve Fresno, California, USA, the station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc..[2] The station switched to the current "KCBL" call sign on December 16, 1996.[1] Its studios are located on Shaw Avenue in North Fresno, and the transmitter tower is north of downtown near Fresno City College.

The first station to occupy the 1340 dial position in Fresno was KFRE (cf. White's Radio Log, May 1942) which later took over 940 kHz from KTKC, Visalia.

KCBL serves as the local affiliate for Fox Sports Radio and NBC Sports Radio.

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  1. 1 2 "KCBL Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved March 2, 2011.
  2. "Directory of AM and FM Stations and Market Data for the United States". 1954 Broadcasting Yearbook-Marketbook. Washington, DC: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1954. p. 84.

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