XET-AM

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This article is about AM 990 "La T Grande" near Monterrey, Nuevo León. For AM 640 near Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, see XETAM-AM.
XET-AM
City of license San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, Mexico[1]
Broadcast area Monterrey
Branding La T Grande
Frequency 990 kHz
First air date March 19, 1930 (1930-03-19)[2]
Format News, soap operas, Regional Mexican
Language(s) Spanish
Power 50 kW[1]
Class B
Facility ID 102011
Transmitter coordinates 25°43′50″N 100°14′57.3″W / 25.73056°N 100.249250°W / 25.73056; -100.249250Coordinates: 25°43′50″N 100°14′57.3″W / 25.73056°N 100.249250°W / 25.73056; -100.249250[3]
Owner Grupo Multimedios Estrella de Oro
(Radio Triunfos, S.A. de C.V.)
Sister stations XEAW-AM; XEJM-AM; XENL-AM; XERG-AM; XETKR-AM; XHFMTU-FM; XHJD-FM; XHPAG-FM; XHPJ-FM; XHAW-FM; XHITS-FM[4]
Also part of the Multimedios Cluster: TV Stations XHAW-TV and XHSAW
Webcast [2] (requires Flash player)
Website www.mmradio.com/node/161

XET-AM, nicknamed La T Grande, is an AM broadcasting station licensed for 50,000 watts on 990 kHz at San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, Mexico.[1] It is part of Multimedios Radio's Monterrey station cluster.

XET went on the air in 1930 as a border blaster targeting the United States in English.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones. [1]. Last modified 2015-04-28. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ a b Fowler, Gene; Crawford, Bill (2002). Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves (Revised edition ed.). Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press. p. 203. ISBN 0-292-72538-8. 
  3. ^ The coordinates appear as 25°44′1″N 100°14′43″W / 25.73361°N 100.24528°W / 25.73361; -100.24528 (after conversion to NAD83) in the U.S. database at AM Query Results: Facility ID 102011; however, this is an empty lot as of 19 April 2009 on Google satellite images. The 3 masts appear to be 520 meters (1,710 ft) southwest at 25°43′52.0″N 100°14′57.2″W / 25.731111°N 100.249222°W / 25.731111; -100.249222, 25°43′50.0″N 100°14′57.6″W / 25.730556°N 100.249333°W / 25.730556; -100.249333, and 25°43′47.9″N 100°14′57.3″W / 25.729972°N 100.249250°W / 25.729972; -100.249250.
  4. ^ "Monterrey". Monterrey: Multimedios Estrellas de Oro. Retrieved 2010-05-18. [dead link]