KSDB FM is Kansas State University's campus radio station. A non-commercial radio station located in Manhattan, Kansas, broadcasting on 91.9 MHz on the FM dial, KSDB is staffed by about 100 student volunteers who gain valuable experience in all areas of radio broadcasting. It plays alternative/independent rock, hip hop, and jazz and is under the jurisdiction of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications.The station has been broadcasting on the FM band since spring of 1950, and from its current location in the K-State Student Union since 2002. Previously, the station broadcast on the campus carrier current AM system, and had studios located in Nichols Gymnasium. When Nichols burned down in 1968, KSDB operated from temporary locations until McCain Auditorium was completed. The station still maintains studios and offices there.Live requests can be made by calling (785) 532-0919.Timeline 1949March, KSDB went on the air as wired-wireless AM stationDecember, changed frequency to 660 kHzSpring, went on the air at 88.1 FM, 10 wattsDecember 13, Nichols Gymnasium burned by arsonists. KSDB studios destroyedFebruary, began broadcasting from makeshift studios at KMAN-AM in downtown Manhattan, KSmoved to Farrell Library moved to McCain Auditoriumpower boosted to 100 wattsbegan broadcasting 12 hours per daypower boosted to 125 wattspower boosted to 1,400 watts, frequency changed to 91.9 MHz students put in charge of programming decisions under leadership of advisor Candace L. T. WaltonJuly, launched new studio in K-State Student Union with Candace Walton and Todd Simon as key administrators.Moved back to McCain during Union renovations


105 Kedzie Hall
Manhattan, KS

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00


+1 785-532-0919


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