KELP (AM)

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For the FM radio station in Mesquite, New Mexico, United States, see KELP-FM.
KELP
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City of license El Paso, Texas
Broadcast area El Paso metropolitan area
Slogan "El Paso's Christian Station"
Frequency 1590 kHz
First air date 1979
Format Christian radio
Power 5,000 watts day
800 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 40831
Transmitter coordinates 31°44′38″N 106°23′45″W / 31.74389°N 106.39583°W / 31.74389; -106.39583Coordinates: 31°44′38″N 106°23′45″W / 31.74389°N 106.39583°W / 31.74389; -106.39583
Former callsigns KINT
KKOL (1979-?)
Owner McClatchey Broadcasting
Website kelpradio.com

KELP (1590 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of El Paso, Texas, USA. The station broadcasts a Christian radio format to the greater El Paso metropolitan area. The station is currently owned by McClatchey Broadcasting.[1] KELP airs a mix of local and syndicated programming, including several shows from the Moody Bible Institute. The station was known as KINT until May 7, 1979, when it became KKOL. In the early 1980s it switched to the KELP call sign.

According to FCC records, the station went off the air on July 12, 2006, and returned on February 15, 2008.[2] The station received special temporary authority during at least part of the time noted.

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