North Dakota Radio and TV Station Photos from the John in Arizona Collection
The photos in the North Dakota section are listed in alphabetical order by call letters. All photos are the property of
John C Johnson / John in Arizona / johninarizona.com and may not be used in any form elsewhere.
KBMR Radio 1130 and KQDY FM 94.5 FM Bismark studios at 3500 East Rosser Avenue in 1989.
KBMR Radio 1130 Bismarck 3500 East Rosser Avenue studios - 1989.
KBMY TV Channel 17 Bismarck came on the air in 1985 about 4 years before this photo was taken. Their studios were
at the top of a bank building at 3130 East Broadway Avenue in 1989. Historians may know the KBMY call letters were associated with the
Billings, Montana AM station on 1240, K-Billings-Montana-Yellowstone (country).
KBMY TV Channel 17 Bismarck 3130 East Broadway Avenue studios - 1989.
KFYR Radio 550 Bismarck came on the air in 1925. "Kay-Fire" coverage extends to five states and two Canadian
provinces giving them an extensive coverage area. In 1989 studios were located downtown at the corner of 4th and Broadway Avenue.
They have since moved to 3500 East Rosser Avenue joining KBMR 1130 and other stations at that location.
KFYR Radio 550 Bismarck 4th and Broadway studios - 1989.
KFYR TV Channel 5 Bismarck came on the air in 1953 as the third TV station in North Dakota, the first TV station
for Bismarck. KCJB TV Channel 13 Minot was the first, WDAY TV Channel 6 Fargo the second, all three coming on the air in 1953. In 1989 studios
were downtown at 200 North 4th.
KFYR TV Channel 5 Bismarck 200 North 4th location - 1989.
KTGO Radio 1090 Tioga, the "Bakken Beacon" covers the Williston market and the Bakken oil fields from studios, transmitter, and
tower at 301 2nd Street SE. Photos courtesy Mark Guy on assignment for John In Arizona.
KTGO Radio 1090 Tioga 301 2nd Street SE studios - 2013.
KTGO Radio 1090 Tioga 301 2nd Street SE studios, tower - 2013.
Channel 12 Bismarck came on the air in 1955 as KBMB TV. Calls were changed to KXMB TV in 1960. Studios, transmitter,
and tower are located at 1811 North 25th Street. The station is part of the "KX" network along with KXMC TV Minot, KXMD TV Williston, and
KXMA TV Dickinson. The stations are CBS TV network affiliates.
KXMB TV Channel 12 Bismarck 1811 North 25th Street studios - 1989.
All photos are the property of John C. Johnson / John in Arizona / johninarizona.com and may not be used in any form on or in any type of media.