KKPS

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KKPS
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City of license Brownsville, Texas
Broadcast area McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen area
Branding La Nueva 99.5
(Spanish for The New 99.5)
Slogan "Musica Tejana"
Frequency 99.5 MHz
First air date 1991
Format Tejano
Language(s) Spanish
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 316.0 meters
Class C
Facility ID 56483
Transmitter coordinates 26°4′53″N 97°49′44″W / 26.08139°N 97.82889°W / 26.08139; -97.82889Coordinates: 26°4′53″N 97°49′44″W / 26.08139°N 97.82889°W / 26.08139; -97.82889
Callsign meaning Que PaSa
Former callsigns KRGY (1991-1992)
KVSE (1992)
Owner Entravision Holdings, LLC
Sister stations KFRQ, KNVO-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website 995lanueva.com

KKPS (99.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Tejano format. Licensed to Brownsville, Texas, USA, the station serves the McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen area. The station is currently owned by Entravision Holdings, LLC.[1]

History[edit]

The station also aired a Rock format under the callsign KRIX and slogan "99X" in the 1980s. The aired a Rhythmic CHR format as KRGY "Energy 99.5" beginning 1991-02-08 under previous owner Sunburst Media. On 1992-09-01, the station changed its call sign to KVSE then again on 1992-12-28 to the current KKPS.[2]

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