KIRT
CityMission, Texas
Broadcast areaRio Grande Valley
Frequency1580 kHz
BrandingLa Radical
Programming
FormatSpanish Religious
Ownership
OwnerIglesia 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