KESQ (AM)

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KESQ
City of license Indio, California
Branding Radio Alpha & Omega
Frequency 1400 (kHz)
Format Spanish Religious music
Power 1,000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 52181
Transmitter coordinates 33°43′37″N 116°15′10″W / 33.72694°N 116.25278°W / 33.72694; -116.25278
Callsign meaning K ESQuire
(from former owner Esquire Magazine)
Owner News-Press & Gazette Company
(Gulf-California Broadcast Company)
Sister stations part of News-Press & Gazette cluster with KESQ-TV

KESQ (1400 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Religious music format. Licensed to Indio, California, USA. The station is currently owned by the News-Press & Gazette Company and rented by a Spanish religious radio network by La Iglesia Alfa Y Omega (the Alpha and Omega church).

The radio station itself began broadcasting in 1946 under the call letters "KREO" until 1984 when it reverted to Spanish language music with call letters "KUNA". The radio station was purchased by KESQ-TV in 1992 and changed formats to news/talk, but the station returned to KUNA-FM and the Spanish language music format in 1998, but switched formats in late 2004.

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