KJON

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KJON
City of license Carrollton, Texas
Broadcast area Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Frequency 850 kHz
First air date 1997
Format Spanish Catholic
Power 5,000 Watts (Daytime)
Class B
Former callsigns KRPT
Owner Chatham Hill Foundation
(Carrollton Broadcasting of Texas, LP)
Sister stations KATH
Website Guadalupe Radio Network

KJON (850 AM) is a radio station broadcasting in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex operating during the daytime hours only. This station is owned and operated by Chatham Hill Foundation, which runs the religious Guadalupe Radio Network.

Because it shares the same frequency as "clear channel" station KOA-AM in Denver, Colorado, KJON operates only during the Daytime hours.

History[edit]

The station was KRPT until 1997 in Anadarko, Oklahoma, when they became KJON. The station moved to the Dallas area on June 10, 2003. Station was rumored to be Brokered Asian format, but signed on with Tropical/News/Talk format on May 3, 2004.

In November, 2006 the station license was transferred from BMP Fort Worth to Chatham Hill Foundation. details

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Coordinates: 33°16′42″N 96°49′16″W / 33.27833°N 96.82111°W / 33.27833; -96.82111