KSIX

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For KSIX's former owners, see K-Six Television.
KSIX
City of license Corpus Christi, Texas
Broadcast area Corpus Christi, Texas
Branding "Sports Radio Corpus Christi"
Frequency 1230 kHz
Translator(s) 96.1 K241AT (Flour Bluff)
103.3 K277BL (Corpus Christi)
Format Sports Talk
Power 720 watts fulltime
Class C
Facility ID 13964
Transmitter coordinates 27°48′9.00″N 97°27′14.00″W / 27.8025000°N 97.4538889°W / 27.8025000; -97.4538889
Affiliations Yahoo! Sports Radio, Westwood One
Owner SPORTSRADIOCC, LLC
Website sportsradiocc.com

KSIX (1230 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a local sports talk format featuring 2 local shows as well as Dan Patrick, Jim Rome and nights and weekends from Yahoo! Sports Radio, with additional programming from Westwood One. Licensed to Corpus Christi, Texas owned by SPORTSRADIOCC, LLC. The station is also simulcast on 96.1 FM and 103.3 FM in Corpus Christi.

Programming[edit]

KSIX has three local talk shows: The Eric Von Wade Show, Sports Misconduct, and the Sports Lounge.

The Eric Von Wade Show, a conservative talk show, moved from KEYS to KSIX in August 2010. Von Wade is a 17-year talk veteran in the market and his show has been dubbed "Full Contact Talk Radio" by Texas Governor Rick Perry. The show is co-hosted by former Texas A&M volleyball star and graduate student Lauren Pasley and Produced by the mysterios "Double A". The show currently airs Monday – Friday 5:30 AM – 9 AM.

Sports Misconduct is hosted by Texas A&M Corpus Christ i Islanders basketball Play-by-Play voice Steven King and Icerays former player Adam Powell. The show was launched in April 2010 and has a strong local following airing Monday–Friday 2 pm – 4 pm.

The Sports Lounge airs weekdays from 4 PM – 6 PM and is hosted by 7 year talk host and current KSIX Sales Manager Scott Howe. Howe is known as a big fan of the University of Michigan and the San Diego Chargers. Over his radio career, Howe claims to have done radio work for KSJO (San Jose, CA), KNBR (San Francisco, CA), WWL (New Orleans, LA), WXTG (Hampton Roads, VA), the Hampton Road Admirals (ECHL), Baton Rouge Kingfish,(ECHL), New Orleans Brass (ECHL), the San Jose Sharks (NHL), San Jose Sabercats (AFL), San Jose State Spartans Football, San Jose Giants (Class-A Cal League)and Stanford University Football. He has occasionally done color for the Corpus Christi Icerays (WPHL/CHL)and the Coastal Bend Aviators (CBL), and did play-by-play for the Corpus Christi Sharks (af2), and currently the Corpus Christi Hammerheads (SIFL). In addition to his on-air and programming duties, Howe has claimed numerous times on the air he is part of the SPORTSRADIOCC ownership group, although FCC documentation contradicts this.[1]

KSIX live sports programing includes the Houston Texans,[2] the Houston Rockets, Texas A&M Corpus Christi Basketball, Texas A&M Kingsville Football, Corpus Christi Hammerheads (SIFL), and the Houston Astros. KSIX is the only station in the Astros Radio Network to broadcast every season since the team came into the league as the Houston Colt .45s and is about to begin its 50th year as an affiliate.

In addition to the team broadcast rights, KSIX also carries Sunday and Monday Night Football, the NFL on Westwood One, the NCAA Basketball Tourney, BCS bowls, and Westwood One College Football and basketball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ FCC DATABASE. "KSIX Ownership Report". FCC OWNERSHIP DATABASE. 
  2. ^ Texans Broadcast Network. "Texans Broadcast Network". Texans Broadcast Network. 

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