City Jonesboro, Arkansas
Branding News Talk 101.3FM KBTM
Slogan Northeast Arkansas' News and Information
Frequency 1230 kHz
Repeater(s) 101.3 MHz
First air date March 24, 1930
Format News Talk Information
Power 1,000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 17692
Transmitter coordinates 35°50′28.00″N 90°39′44.00″W / 35.8411111°N 90.6622222°W / 35.8411111; -90.6622222
Callsign meaning Beard's Temple of Music[1]
Affiliations Premiere Radio Networks ABC Radio
Owner East Arkansas Broadcasters of Jonesboro, LLC
Sister stations KFIN-FM, KIYS-FM, KWHF-FM, KNEA-AM
Webcast http://live.mystreamplayer.com/kbtm
Website http://1013KBTM.Com

KBTM (1230 AM and heard on 101.3 FM through translator K267AS) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States, it serves the Jonesboro area. The station is currently owned by East Arkansas Broadcasters of Jonesboro, LLC. Since 2014, KBTM has also served as the broadcast home for Valley View High School football and boys & girls basketball.

Past personalities

  • Clarence Adams, newscaster (1938, 1948, 1953-55)[2]


  1. Nelson, Bob (2008-05-31). "Call Letter Origins". The Broadcast Archive. Archived from the original on 2016-02-18. Retrieved 2008-06-08.
  2. Sies, Luther F. (2014). Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960, 2nd Edition, Volume 1. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-5149-4. P. 11.

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