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City of license Lodi, California
Broadcast area Stockton
Frequency 1570 kHz
First air date 1946
Format Spanish Sports
Power 5,000 watts day
500 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 60424
Transmitter coordinates 38°5′10.00″N 121°12′57.00″W / 38.0861111°N 121.2158333°W / 38.0861111; -121.2158333
Affiliations ESPN
Owner Entravision Holdings, LLC
Website http://www.espn1570.com

KCVR (1570 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish language Sports format. Licensed to Lodi, California, USA, it serves the Stockton/Modesto area. The station is currently owned by Entravision Holdings, LLC.

In the 1960s, KCVR-AM adopted a format that was primarily in the Spanish language. Jose Tapia was the station's only Spanish personality from 1955 until 1963, when the station expanded from Spanish only on Sundays to Spanish on weekdays. In 1966, Spanish language personalities on KCVR-AM included Tapia (who hosted "Asi Es Mi Tierra" five hours per week), Augie Soto (who hosted "Melodias del Valle" from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. weekdays), Alex Vasquez (who hosted "Programa Latino America"), Carlos Montano (who hosted "La Hora del Hogar"), Tony Zuniga (who hosted "Atarceder Musical" and Tina Rodriguez (who hosted "Sobremesa Musical" on weekdays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. and "Rincon Norteno" from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. weekdays).


On September 16, 1948, the Federal Communications Commission authorized KCVR to increase its power from 250 W to 1 KW (daytime). The station was licensed to Central Valley Radio Company.[1]


  1. ^ "KCVR Lodi Authorized For Increase in Power" (PDF). Broadcasting. September 20, 1948. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 

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