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CityOgden, Utah
Broadcast areaOgden and Salt Lake City
SloganKe Padre Radio
Frequency730 kHz
Translator(s)K260DC (99.9 MHz, North Salt Lake)
First air dateSeptember 28, 1947 (1947-09-28)
FormatRegional Mexican
Power1,000 watts day
66 watts night
Facility ID57444
Transmitter coordinates41°11′17″N 112°4′55″W / 41.18806°N 112.08194°W / 41.18806; -112.08194Coordinates: 41°11′17″N 112°4′55″W / 41.18806°N 112.08194°W / 41.18806; -112.08194
Call sign meaningK SeVeN (from former "K-7" branding)
Former call signsKSLO (1946)
KLWT (1946–1947)
KOPP (1947–1956)
KKOG (1956–1959)
OwnerAzteca Broadcasting Corporation
Sister stationsKSVN-CD
The KSVN studios and transmitter, near Hooper, Utah.

KSVN (730 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Regional Mexican format. Licensed to Ogden, Utah, United States, it serves the Ogden and Salt Lake City area. The station is currently owned by Azteca Broadcasting Corporation.


KSVN began broadcasting as an English-language station, KOPP, on September 28, 1947.[1] Before its sign on, the station was assigned the call letters KSLO (which were withdrawn following objections from KLO and KSL) and KLWT; the KOPP call sign was assigned on June 13, 1947. The call letters were changed to KKOG on April 9, 1956, and KSVN on November 29, 1959.[2]

In the 1960s, KSVN was known as "K-7 Radio", also known as "K-730 Radio", and was owned by the same group that owned KSXX "K-630" in Salt Lake City. The two stations were sister top 40 stations before KCPX (1320) became a top 40 powerhouse in the mid-1960s (KSXX changed to a talk format station in 1965, and later changed call letters to KTKK). In 1989, KSVN began broadcasting in Spanish.


  1. ^ "Ogden, Utah Has New AM and FM Facilities" (PDF). Broadcasting-Telecasting. September 29, 1947. p. 54. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "KSVN history cards" (PDF). CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved January 12, 2019.

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