KBIC
CityRaymondville, Texas
Broadcast areaRio Grande Valley
Frequency105.7 (MHz)
BrandingRadio Vida
Programming
FormatSpanish Religious
Ownership
OwnerChristian Ministries of the Valley
KRGE, KBPO, KXTO
History
First air date
1997
Former call signs
KQUF (1991)
KARU (1991-1995)
Technical information
Facility ID11082
ClassA
ERP1,800 watts
HAAT130 meters (430 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
26°26′37″N 97°42′8″W / 26.44361°N 97.70222°W / 26.44361; -97.70222Coordinates: 26°26′37″N 97°42′8″W / 26.44361°N 97.70222°W / 26.44361; -97.70222
Links
WebcastListen live
WebsiteOfficial website

KBIC (105.7 FM, "Radio Vida") is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Religious format.[1] Licensed to Raymondville, Texas, United States, the station serves the McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen area. The station is currently owned by Christian Ministries of the Valley.[2]

History

The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station on March 5, 1991.[3] The station was assigned the call sign KQUF on May 3, 1991. On October 7, 1991, the station changed its call sign to KARU, and on June 1, 1995, to the current KBIC.[4] The station was granted its license to cover on December 31, 1997.[5]

Translators

In addition to the main station, KBIC is relayed by an additional translator to widen its broadcast area.

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
(W)
Class FCC info
K243BI 96.5 Weslaco, Texas 250 D FCC FM Query

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  2. ^ "KBIC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  3. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  4. ^ "KBIC Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  5. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.