|City of license||Monahans, Texas|
|Broadcast area||Ward, Winkler, Reeves, Midland, Andrews, Crane, Ector & Pecos Counties|
|First air date||1947 (as KVKM)|
|Power||12,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
|Former callsigns||KVKM (1947-1989)
|Owner||Kickin' Country Broadcasting, L.L.C.|
KCKM (1330 AM, Kickin Country) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country music format. Licensed to Monahans, Texas, USA. The station is currently owned by Kickin' Country Broadcasting, L.L.C.
The radio station began broadcasting in 1947 at 1340 kHz with 250 watts full-time using the call letters of KVKM "The Voice of Kermit and Monahans". In 1961, KVKM changed frequency to 1330 kHz and increased daytime power to 5000 watts and increased nighttime power to 1000 watts using a directional antenna system only at night. In October 2009, KCKM received a grant from the Federal Communications Commission to increase dayttime power to 12,000 watts. Construction was completed in August 2010. Previous owners include Sandhills Communications and Hal and Patsy Calloway. KCKM covers the entire Permian Basin, which includes the Odessa-Midland radio market.
Station Manager is Steve Gustafson and the Managing Partner / Chief Engineer is Bob Souza. The studios are located at 1200 S. Stockton in Monahans, Texas. KCKM can be reached via e-mail at kckm1330.com or by way of Post Office Box 990, Monahans, TX 79756. Their phone number is 432-943-2588.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KCKM
- Radio-Locator Information on KCKM
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KCKM
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