|City of license||Granbury, Texas|
|Broadcast area||Granbury/Glen Rose|
|First air date||1980 as KPAR|
|Former callsigns||KPAR (1980-2002)|
(KPIR Granbury, LLC)
KPIR (1420 AM, "The Pirate") is a news talk radio station licensed to and serving the area around Granbury, Texas. The station transmits from a three tower array in the daytime and from two towers at night with 500 Watts.
When the station began broadcasting, it had a country music format. The station began broadcasting in 1980 as KPAR. The station suffered financial problems and became a daytime only station in 1986. The station changed its call letters to KPIR in 2002. The station is now a 24-hour news and talk operation.
- KPIR official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KPIR
- Radio-Locator Information on KPIR
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KPIR
- DFW Radio/TV History
|This article about a radio station in Texas is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
On April 1, 2013 the stations assets were sold to Jerry Reynolds. Reynolds is a nationally syndicated talk show host. The Car Pro Show is broadcast on WBAP radio in DFW, and on major stations in Houston, Austin, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Antonio, Lubbock, and Phoenix.