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|City of license||Texas City, Texas|
|Broadcast area||Greater Houston|
|Branding||La Nueve Veinte|
|Slogan||"Simplemente Tu Estacion"|
|First air date||1947|
|Power||5,000 Watts (day)
1,000 Watts (night)
|Owner||Hispanic Broadcasting, Inc.|
KYST, branded as "La Nueve Veinte", is a Houston, Texas, area AM radio station that broadcasts news, information, and sports in Spanish. The station broadcasts on AM frequency 920 kHz and is under ownership of Hispanic Broadcasting, Inc..
The station went on the air in 1947 as AM 92 KTLW. In the 1960s and 1970s, it aired a country music format. In 1982, while officially known as KYST, it billed itself as "Beatle Radio Number 9 KBTL" and had a format of all Beatles music. From the mid-80s into the early 90's it ran a Tejano format, as AM 920 KYST. It currently airs a Spanish Full Service format and is the longest continuously owned and operated radio station in the market.
- Texas State Government list of Houston-area radio stations
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KYST
- Radio-Locator Information on KYST
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KYST
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