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City of license Ventura, California
Broadcast area Ventura County, California
Santa Barbara County, California
Branding News Talk 1590 KVTA
Slogan Ventura County's News, Traffic, Weather & Sports Station
Frequency 1590 kHz
First air date 1995 (as KUNX)
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts unlimited
Class B
Facility ID 7746
Transmitter coordinates 34°14′13.00″N 119°12′9.00″W / 34.2369444°N 119.2025000°W / 34.2369444; -119.2025000
Former callsigns KUNX (1995-2013)
Affiliations Dial Global
Owner Gold Coast Broadcasting LLC
Website kvta.com

For a history of the 1520 signal in the Ventura-Oxnard metro, on which KVTA broadcast on until March 2013, see KUNX

KVTA (1590 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk format. Licensed to Ventura, California, USA, it serves the Ventura County and Santa Barbara County areas. The station is currently owned by Gold Coast Broadcasting LLC.

For many years the 1590 signal broadcast the Spanish language Radio Formula news/talk format. The Radio Forumla formatswitched to Gold Coast-owned KKZZ early in 2013. In February, 2013 it switched to a simulcast of nearby KVTA-1520; on March 6, 2013, the call letters between the two stations were exchanged, with the KVTA calls moving to 1590 and the KUNX calls replacing them on 1520.


KVTA logo.jpg (KVTA's logo under previous 1520 AM frequency)

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