|City of license||Benbrook, Texas|
|Broadcast area||Mineral Wells/Stephenville|
|Branding||Máxima 99.1 & 107.1|
|Frequency||107.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
107.1 HD-2 for Tejano
|First air date||1987 (as KFII)|
|Former callsigns||KFII (1987-1988)
(KCYT-FM License Corp.)
|Sister stations||KDXX, KFLC, KFZO, KLNO
Also part of the Univision Cluster: TV Stations KUVN and KSTR
|Webcast||Listen Live (via iHeartRadio)|
KESS-FM (107.1 FM, "Máxima 99.1 & 107.1") is a radio station with a Spanish AC format. The station's city of license is Benbrook, Texas. The transmitter of KESS-FM is located in southern Parker County; the signal covers the western half of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The station started broadcasting in 1987 under the call sign KFII. The station's studios are located along the John W. Carpenter Freeway in the Stemmons Corridor of Northwest Dallas.
The station had been branded as "Estereo Latino" until February 19, 2009, when "La Que Buena" was moved from 107.9 FM (KESS-FM) and simulcast on 99.1 FM (KFZO). The Reggaeton station known as "La Kalle" was then moved to 107.9 FM and retooled to Latin Pop/CHR.
On June 23, 2011, KDXX changed their format from a simulcast of regional Mexican-formatted KFZO 99.1 FM to Spanish adult hits, branded as "Recuerdo 107.1".
On June 28, 2012, KDXX changed their format to Regional Mexican, branded as "La Jefa 107.1" and changed their call sign to KFZO.
On July 29, 2013 KFZO flipped to a simulcast of Spanish AC KDXX 99.1.
On August 9, 2013 KFZO swapped call letters with KESS-FM.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KESS
- Radio-Locator information on KESS
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KESS
- DFW Radio/TV History
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