KLDS
CityFalfurrias, Texas
Broadcast areaRio Grande Valley
Frequency1260 kHz
BrandingRadio Voz AM
Programming
Language(s)Spanish
FormatReligious
Ownership
OwnerBill Doerner, Valerie Smith, and Larry Roberts
(Sportsradiocc LLC)
KDFM, KERB, KIBL
History
First air date
January 1, 1953
Former call signs
KBLP (1953-1956)[1]
KPSO (1956-1997)[2]
Technical information
Facility ID7149
ClassB
Power500 watts (day)
330 watts (night)
Transmitter coordinates
27°14′11″N 98°10′22″W / 27.23639°N 98.17278°W / 27.23639; -98.17278

KLDS (1260 AM, "Radio Voz AM") is a radio station licensed to serve Falfurrias, Texas, United States. The station is owned by Bill Doerner, Valerie Smith, and Larry Roberts, through licensee Sportsradiocc LLC.

KLDS broadcasts a Spanish-language religious radio format to the Rio Grande Valley and surrounding counties.[3]

The radio station began operations in 1953 broadcasting as KBLP with 500 watts of power, daytime-only, on a frequency of 1260 kHz under the ownership of Ben L. Parker.[1] In 1956, under new ownership, the station had its call sign changed to KPSO. The station was assigned the KLDS call sign by the Federal Communications Commission on December 19, 1997.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Directory of AM and FM stations and Market Data of the United States". Broadcasting-Telecasting 1955 Yearbook-Marketbook Issue. Washington, DC: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1955. p. 294.
  2. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Archived from the original on December 13, 2012. Retrieved May 29, 2009.
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved May 29, 2009.