Boise is about to get yet another talk-radio station on the AM dial.
Citydesk has learned that Boise State Public Radio is about to finish a deal selling KBSU 730 AM to the Impact Radio Group, owners of BOB 96.1 FM, V 99.1 FM, WILD 101.1 FM and LA PODEROSA 100.7 FM. Sources told Citydesk that the format will be "similar to other stations on the AM dial," but will be the only privately and locally owned station in the market.
KBSU 730 AM has been broadcasting jazz and news programming with 15,000 watts daytime and 500 watts at night. Boise State Public Radio has been trying to sell the station for a few years and got the final OK from the State Board of Education to complete the sale earlier this year.
The programming change is expected by the end of July.