KKTX (AM)

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KKTX
City of license Corpus Christi, Texas
Broadcast area Corpus Christi metropolitan area
Branding NewsRadio 1360 KKTX
Slogan "Corpus Christi's Home For News, Weather, and Sports."
Frequency 1360 kHz
First air date 1929
Format News/Talk
Power 1,000 Watts
Class B
Callsign meaning C(K)orpus C(K)hristi, TeXas
Affiliations Fox News Radio
Dallas Cowboys Radio Network
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX Limited Partnership)
Website 1360online.com

KKTX is a radio station serving the Corpus Christi, Texas area with a News/Talk format. It broadcasts on AM frequency 1360 kHz and is under ownership of iHeartMedia, Inc.. The station's studios and offices are located on Old Brownsville Road in Corpus Christi (near the airport, and its transmitter tower is located in the city's west side along Leopard Street.

KKTX began broadcasting as KGFI in 1929, owned by the Caller-Times. It became KRIS in 1936, and KRYS in 1956.[1]

Blake Farenthold, a Republican who began representing Corpus Christi in the United States House of Representatives for Texas's 27th congressional district in 2011, co-hosted Lago in the Morning on KKTX from 1997 to 2010.[2]

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Coordinates: 27°48′01″N 97°27′41″W / 27.80028°N 97.46139°W / 27.80028; -97.46139