KHCB-FM
KHCB & KHCB-FM station offices
Broadcast areaGreater Houston
Frequency105.7 MHz
BrandingKHCB Radio Network
Programming
FormatChristian talk and teaching
NetworkSRN News
Ownership
OwnerHouston Christian Broadcasters, Inc.
KHCB (AM), KHCH
History
First air date
March 9, 1962; 62 years ago (March 9, 1962)
Call sign meaning
  • Houston Christian Broadcasters (owner)
  • or backronym
  • Keeping Him Close By (slogan)
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID27702
ClassC
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT492 m (1,614 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
29°34′6″N 95°29′57″W / 29.56833°N 95.49917°W / 29.56833; -95.49917
Translator(s)See § Translators
Repeater(s)See § Repeaters
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.khcb.org

KHCB-FM (105.7 MHz) is a non-commercial radio station in Houston, Texas. It broadcasts a Christian talk and teaching format with some Christian music programs. It is owned by Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc., a non-profit organization.[2] The studios and offices are on South Boulevard in Houston. It has always been a Christian station, signing on the air on March 9, 1962; 62 years ago (March 9, 1962).

KHCB-FM has an effective radiated power (ERP) of 100,000 watts, the maximum for most FM stations. The transmitter is on Plaisance Road in Missouri City, co-located with the tower for KPRC-TV.[3] KHCB-FM serves as the flagship station for a network of dozens of stations and translators.

Programming

KHCB-FM's Christian talk and teaching programs include: Turning Point with David Jeremiah, Insight for Living with Chuck Swindoll, The Urban Alternative with Tony Evans, Truth for Life with Alistair Begg, A Moment with Joni Eareckson Tada, In Touch with Charles Stanley, Breakpoint with Eric Metaxas, Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Love Worth Finding with Adrian Rogers.[4]

Sometime blocks feature Christian music and news updates come from SRN News.

Network of stations

KHCB-FM is carried on a network of full-powered stations that are owned by Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc., as well as many low powered FM translators.[5]

Repeaters

Call sign Frequency City of license State Facility ID Class ERP
(W)
Height
(m (ft))
KPWA 93.5 Bismarck Arkansas 170989 C3 11,500 147 m (482 ft)
KHHS 104.5 Pearcy Arkansas 8149 A 4,100 121 m (397 ft)
KHCL 92.5 Arcadia Louisiana 84058 A 6,000 100 m (330 ft)
KHMD 104.7 Mansfield Louisiana 17811 C3 25,000 100 m (330 ft)
WNSS 89.3 Palm Coast Florida 175730 A 4,000 43 m (141 ft)
KRGL 98.5 Ringgold Louisiana 184850 C3 25,000 87 m (285 ft)
KSPH 92.9 Springhill Louisiana 62034 C2 40,000 167 m (548 ft)
KFXU 90.5 Chickasha Oklahoma 87937 C3 10,000 98 m (322 ft)
KFXH 88.7 Marlow Oklahoma 175816 A 2,150 111 m (364 ft)
KFXT 90.7 Sulphur Oklahoma 60510 C3 7,000 91 m (299 ft)
KHIB 88.5 Bastrop Texas 85291 A 4,000 94 m (308 ft)
KHVT 91.5 Bloomington Texas 89111 C2 46,000 147 m (482 ft)
KHLK 104.3 Brownfield Texas 61581 C2 50,000 145 m (476 ft)
KHBW 91.7 Brownwood Texas 78801 A 420 148 m (486 ft)
KMPN 95.9 Burnet Texas 184541 C3 25,000 96.9 m (318 ft)
KALD 91.9 Caldwell Texas 91682 C2 30,000 118 m (387 ft)
KRTG 88.3 Carthage Texas 173351 C3 14,000 135 m (443 ft)
KDER 99.3 Comstock Texas 191569 C2 50,000 103 m (338 ft)
KDVY 93.5 Crockett Texas 3526 C2 50,000 150 m (490 ft)
KBLC 91.5 Fredericksburg Texas 90113 A 3,100 120 m (390 ft)
KANJ 91.1 Giddings Texas 72440 A 450 102 m (335 ft)
KHCJ 91.9 Jefferson Texas 83429 A 3,200 140 m (460 ft)
KKER 88.7 Kerrville Texas 84182 C1 52,000 174 m (571 ft)
KHML 91.5 Madisonville Texas 83276 C1 95,000 104 m (341 ft)
KHCP 89.3 Paris Texas 86791 C3 21,000 108 m (354 ft)
KHPO 91.9 Port O'Connor Texas 92737 A 4,000 94 m (308 ft)
KSAO 93.9 San Angelo Texas 14517 C1 100,000 198 m (650 ft)
KHPS 88.9 Uvalde Texas 173349 C3 6,200 109.3 m (359 ft)
KHTA 92.5 Wake Village Texas 87371 C3 25,000 100 m (330 ft)

Translators

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license State Facility ID Class ERP
(W)
Rebroadcasts
K204DL 88.7 Natchitoches Louisiana 92658 D 170 KHMD
K234AY 94.7 Ruston Louisiana 144586 D 140 KHCL
K245BA 96.9 Shreveport Louisiana 140158 D 170 KHCB-FM
K285GD 104.9 Beaumont Texas 140122 D 92 KHCB-FM
K267BT 101.3 Bryan Texas 27704 D 250 KALD
K290CD 105.9 Huntsville Texas 150718 D 250 KDVY
K202EA 88.3 Lockhart Texas 78194 D 250 KHCB-FM
K246CB 97.1 Longview Texas 140154 D 55 KHCJ
K240EO 95.9 Lufkin Texas 156974 D 75 KHCB-FM
K215FD 90.9 Round Rock Texas 87390 D 75 KHCB-FM
K203CX 88.5 San Marcos Texas 83024 D 62 KHCB-FM
K294BW 106.7 Vidor Texas 140140 D 250 KHCB-FM

References

  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for KHCB-FM". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ "KHCB-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ Radio-Locator.com/KHCB-FM
  4. ^ Program Schedule KHCB. Accessed September 10, 2012
  5. ^ Station Listing KHCB. Accessed September 10, 2012