|Broadcast area||Greater Houston|
|Branding||Radio Saigon Houston|
|First air date||April 6, 1964Oakdale, Louisiana)
(as KICR |
November 17, 1999 (in Pecan Grove, Texas)
|Power||5,000 Watts daytime
10 Watts nighttime
|Former callsigns||KICR (1964-1994)|
(Bustos Media Holdings)
KREH (branded as Radio Saigon Houston) is a Vietnamese language AM radio station, licensed to Pecan Grove, Texas. KREH's studios are in Chinatown and in the International District in Houston, Texas. As of 2007, it is co-owned by Duong Phuc and Vu Thanh Thuy. It is broadcast on frequency 900 kHz and operates from sunrise to sunset under ownership of Bustos Media. It is one of only two Asian stations serving the Greater Houston area.
When Radio Saigon was established in 1999, it had five employees. In 2007, it had over 80 contributing hosts and 35 employees, including full-time and part-time. Every Friday, Hai Mai, a Da Nang native, hosts a cooking show. That year, Cynthia Leonor Garza of the Houston Chronicle stated that the station was a factor in migration of Vietnamese to Houston from the West Coast.
KREH operations commenced in 1999, licensed to Pecan Grove, as a move in facility originally located in Oakdale, Louisiana.
- "Contact Us." KREH. Retrieved on June 27, 2010.
- "International District Boundaries." International District. Retrieved on May 2, 2010.
- Rodriguez, Lori. "Opinions vary over naming the growing Asian community on Houston's southwest side." (Archive). Alternate version without Chinatown map: "DIVERSITY DEBATE / Chinatown outgrowing name / Opinions vary over naming the growing Asian community on Houston's southwest side." Houston Chronicle. Wednesday May 9, 2007. A1.
- Garza, Cynthia Leonor. "Radio Saigon lures Vietnamese to Houston" (Archive). Houston Chronicle. July 31, 2007. Retrieved on February 13, 2015.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KREH
- Radio-Locator Information on KREH
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KREH
- Radio Saigon Houston Official Site
- Voice of Vietnam Radio Site
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