KIRT
KIRT 1580AMLaRadical logo.jpg
Broadcast areaRio Grande Valley
Frequency1580 kHz
BrandingLa Radical
Programming
FormatSpanish Religious
Ownership
Owner
  • Iglesia del Pueblo
  • (Bravo Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
History
First air date
1957
Technical information
ClassB
Power1,000 watts day
302 watts night
Links
Websitewww.radioimagen1580.com

KIRT is a radio station at 1580 AM in Mission, Texas. It is owned by Bravo Broadcasting Company and carries a Spanish Christian talk format known as La Radical.

History

KIRT received its license in 1957 and by 1958 was broadcasting entirely in Spanish.[1] Its initial owners, Robert F. Pool Sr. and Jr., sold the station to KIRT, Inc. in 1958; in 1970, KIRT was sold to Rio Broadcasting Company.

In 2001, Bravo Broadcasting Company was transferred from Edward L. Gómez to Iglesia del Pueblo.

References

  1. ^ "Foreign Language Programming on U. S. Radio Stations" (PDF). Broadcasting Yearbook. 1958. p. B-143. Retrieved 24 June 2017.


Coordinates: 26°17′34.8″N 98°19′51.6″W / 26.293000°N 98.331000°W / 26.293000; -98.331000