KBRN
Boerne Radio JPG.jpg
Broadcast areaBoerne and surrounding areas
Frequency1500 kHz
BrandingKBRN Boerne Radio 103.9 FM and 1500 AM
Programming
FormatGreatest Hits of All Time
AffiliationsBoerne Radio
Ownership
OwnerBOFARS Media Group
History
First air date
1982
Former call signs
KNCI (1982-1984)
KYCS (1984-1985)
DKBRN (2018-2019)
Call sign meaning
BoeRNe
Technical information
Facility ID51961
ClassD
Power250 watts (day only)
Transmitter coordinates
29°48′44″N 98°43′41″W / 29.81222°N 98.72806°W / 29.81222; -98.72806Coordinates: 29°48′44″N 98°43′41″W / 29.81222°N 98.72806°W / 29.81222; -98.72806
Translator(s)103.9 K280GR (Boerne)
Links
WebcastListen live
Websiteboerneradio.godaddysites.com

KBRN (1500 AM) is a radio station licensed to Boerne, Texas, United States. The station is owned by Bonnie Chambers and broadcasts a solid gold format.

The station was assigned call sign KNCI on March 22, 1982. On June 15, 1984, the station changed its call sign to KYCS, and on January 1, 1985, it changed to KBRN.[1]

In 1993, KBRN was sold to Paulino Bernal Evangelism. Gerald Benavides acquired it in 2004, selling two years later to Claro Communications, which instituted a Spanish talk format.

In June 2011, an FM repeater (K272EK 102.3 San Antonio) began rebroadcasting the station. In late 2014, the FM and AM went separate ways, and the Spanish talk format ended. In August 2015, KBRN re-launched with Oldies music. On March 1, 2017, KBRN went silent.

On July 28, 2017, the FCC granted approval to modify a construction permit to move an FM translator to a new location in Boerne on 103.9 MHz to relay KBRN. On July 31, 2018, the FCC deemed that the station had been off the air for more than a year and cancelled its license as a result.

On February 1, 2019, the FCC granted the station special temporary authority to continue operating.

On May 22, 2019, the FCC granted approval for KBRN's license to be assigned by Claro Communications to Bonnie Chambers. The assignment was consummated on June 18, 2019, at a purchase price of $100,000. KBRN is also now broadcasting on 103.9 FM with a translator.

References

  1. ^ "KBRN Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.