KANI
Broadcast areaGreater Houston
Frequency1500 kHz
Branding"Great Gospel 1500"
Programming
FormatGospel
Ownership
OwnerMartin Broadcasting
KWWJ, KYOK, KZZB, KEES, KGLD
History
First air date
September 1, 1978
Technical information
Facility ID1500: 40487
104.7: 156325
Class1500: B
104.7: D
Power1500: 500 watts
ERP104.7: 100 watts
HAAT104.7: 93 meters
Transmitter coordinates
1500: 29°19′22″N 96°3′32″W / 29.32278°N 96.05889°W / 29.32278; -96.05889Coordinates: 29°19′22″N 96°3′32″W / 29.32278°N 96.05889°W / 29.32278; -96.05889
104.7: 29°27′26″N 95°53′24″W / 29.45722°N 95.89000°W / 29.45722; -95.89000
Translator(s)104.7 MHz K284CS (Beasley)

KANI (1500 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Gospel format. Licensed to Wharton, Texas, United States, it serves the Houston, Texas area. The station is currently owned by Martin Broadcasting.

History

KANI was first proposed, and a construction permit issued by the Federal Communications Commission in 1975 by Beverly Ann Irish, under the licensee name of Radio Wharton County, Inc. The facility was licensed on September 1, 1978 at its current 500 watts, from a transmission site 1.4 miles east & .4 miles north of Wharton Junior College.

Martin Broadcasting, the current owner of KANI, acquired the facility on September 12, 1990.