KBUC

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KBUC
KBUC and KZSP station logo.png
City of license Raymondville, Texas
Broadcast area McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen area
Branding Super Tejano 102.1
Slogan "Where Tejano Lives"
Frequency 102.1 MHz
First air date 1983
Format Tejano
ERP 18,000 watts
HAAT 231 meters (758 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 18654
Transmitter coordinates 26°38′9″N 97°50′10″W / 26.63583°N 97.83611°W / 26.63583; -97.83611Coordinates: 26°38′9″N 97°50′10″W / 26.63583°N 97.83611°W / 26.63583; -97.83611
Former callsigns KSOX-FM (1981-1999)
KILM (1999-2005)
KTFM (2005)
KLEY-FM (2005)
Owner RCommunications Group
(MBM Texas Valley LLC)
Sister stations KZSP
Webcast Listen Live
Website supertejano1021.com

KBUC (102.1 FM, "Super Tejano") is a radio station broadcasting a tejano music format.[1] Licensed to Raymondville, Texas, USA, the station serves the McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen area. The station is owned by R Communications Group, LLC through its licensee MBM Texas Valley, LLC.,.[2] The station has obtained a construction permit from the FCC for a power increase to 37,000 watts.[3] KBUC also serves as the flagship station for the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees. KBUC formerly broadcaster a country music format but flipped on August 15, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

History[edit]

The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station to Sendero Multimedia, Inc. on 1980-12-15.[4] The station was assigned the call sign KSOX-FM on November 16, 1981, and received its license to cover on April 21, 1983.[5] On 1999-04-22, the station changed its call sign to KILM. The station's license and that of Mirando City, Texas-based KBDR were assigned by Sendero on 2003-04-03 to the current owner, Border Media, at a purchase price of $8,000,000.[6] The station once more changed its call sign on January 19, 2005, to KTFM, on January 26, 2005 to KLEY-FM, and on February 2, 2005 to the current KBUC.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved July 25, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Texas radio’s MBM Revolution buys again". rbr.com. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "KBUC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 25, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  7. ^ "KBUC Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 25, 2009. 

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