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For the airport serving Clarksdale, Mississippi assigned the ICAO code KCKM, see Fletcher Field.
City of license Monahans, Texas
Broadcast area Ward, Winkler, Reeves, Midland, Andrews, Crane, Ector & Pecos Counties
Branding Kickin' Country
Frequency 1330 kHz
First air date 1947 (as KVKM)
Format Classic Country
Power 12,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 35048
Transmitter coordinates 31°38′45″N 103°0′4″W / 31.64583°N 103.00111°W / 31.64583; -103.00111Coordinates: 31°38′45″N 103°0′4″W / 31.64583°N 103.00111°W / 31.64583; -103.00111
Former callsigns KVKM (1947-1989)
KLBO (1989-2007)
Owner Kickin' Country Broadcasting, L.L.C.
Webcast Listen Live
Website kckm1330.com

KCKM (1330 AM, Kickin Country) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country music format.[1] Licensed to Monahans, Texas, USA. The station is currently owned by Kickin' Country Broadcasting, L.L.C.[2]


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.


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

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