KKLF

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KKLF
City of license Richardson, Texas
Broadcast area Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex/Sherman/Denison
Branding Kick 1700
Slogan Tejano And Conjunto
Frequency 1700 kHz
First air date 1998 as KTBK
Format Tejano
Language(s) Spanish and English
Power 10,000 Watts (Daytime)
1,000 Watts (Nighttime)
Class B
Callsign meaning From its former AM sister station KLIF
Former callsigns KTBK (1999–2005)
Owner Claro Communications, Ltd.
(Gerald Benavides)
Sister stations KBFW-LP
Webcast Listen (WMA)
Website Facebook

KKLF is an AM radio station licensed to Richardson, Texas. Although the station's signal covers portions of the immediate Metroplex, it mainly serves the area of North Texas north and east of the Metroplex. This station broadcasts on expanded band frequency 1700. Call letters established 3/21/2005 (calls and City of License, KDSX - Denison, moved from 950 AM; 950 was dissolved in 2005 as part of FCC dial expansion program of 1989.) City of license changed to Richardson in 2005.

It has been announced that Cumulus Media has put KKLF and 11 other stations into a trust run by Scott Knoblauch (via Volt Radio, LLC) in preparation for Cumulus' acquisition of Citadel Broadcasting.[1] As a result, the KLIF simulcast ended in favor of an all-comedy format via the 24/7 Comedy Radio network.[2] Originally, the current format would've launched on February 1, 2012, but it was delayed due to numerous missteps. KKLF officially changed formats to all Comedy on February 14.

In November 2013, KKLF was sold to Claro Communications; the purchase was consummated on March 5, 2014 at a price of $1.25 million. On March 14, 2014, the station flipped from Comedy to Tejano music as "Kick 1700". Its website currently redirects to its Facebook page.

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Coordinates: 33°13′05″N 96°51′48″W / 33.21806°N 96.86333°W / 33.21806; -96.86333