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City Big Spring, Texas
Broadcast area Big Spring-Snyder
Branding Big 1400 AM and 106.3 FM
Frequency 1400 kHz
Translator(s) 106.3 K292FE (Big Spring)
First air date 1949
Format Classic hits
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 17590
Transmitter coordinates 32°13′22″N 101°28′35″W / 32.22278°N 101.47639°W / 32.22278; -101.47639Coordinates: 32°13′22″N 101°28′35″W / 32.22278°N 101.47639°W / 32.22278; -101.47639
Affiliations Citadel Media
Owner Weeks Broadcasting, Inc. (John Weeks family)
Website kbygradio.com

KBYG (1400 AM, "Big 1400 AM") is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits music format.[1] Licensed to Big Spring, in the U.S. state of Texas, the station serves the Big Spring-Snyder area. The station is currently owned by Weeks Broadcasting, Inc. and features programing from Citadel Media.[2]


KBYG began operation in 1948 as a 100–watt full-time operation. It raised to 1,000 watts days in 1964 and 1,000 watts nights in 1984. It was owned by the Grady Maples/RB McAlister interests in the late fifties, the John Hicks (father of Tom Hicks and Steven Hicks) interests in the sixties and seventies, Dick Fields interests in the eighties, and Drew Ballard in the nineties and 2000s.

KBYG is repeated on FM translator station K292FE Big Spring, Texas.

Dick Fields was the owner of KBYG in the 1980s. Dick Oppenheimer was the owner of crosstown KHEM/KWKI during the same time period.


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-22. 
  2. ^ "KBYG Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-08-22. 

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