WKAQ (AM)

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WUKQ (AM) redirects here. For the New York City radio station which used WUKQ from October 1988 to February 1989 see WEPN (AM)
WKAQ / WUKQ
City of license WKAQ: San Juan, Puerto Rico
WUKQ: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Broadcast area Puerto Rico
Branding WKAQ 580
Slogan Expertos en análisis y noticias
Frequency WKAQ: 580 (kHz)
WUKQ: 1420 (kHz)
WYEL: 600 (kHz)
First air date December 3, 1922
Format Talk radio
Power WKAQ: 10,000 watts
WUKQ: 1,000 watts
WYEL: 5,000 watts
Class B
Former callsigns WKAQ: none
WUKQ: WEUC (until 2000)
WYEL: WAEL (until 2007)
Owner Univision Radio
Website [1]

WKAQ is a radio station in San Juan, Puerto Rico that broadcasts on 580 kHz with a Spanish language talk radio format. The station is currently owned by Univision Radio. Its programming is repeated on WUKQ, which broadcasts on 1420 kHz in Ponce, and WYEL which broadcasts on 600 kHz in Mayagüez. The station was the first radio station to broadcast in Puerto Rico.[1]

WKAQ was owned for many years by Angel Ramos, owner of the El Mundo newspaper, and eventual namesake for WKAQ-TV, branded as Telemundo. The El Mundo operated until 1986 when labor strikes and acts of terrorism ended its operation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Museo de la Radio - Puerto Rico Amateur Radio League's web site.

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