KURV

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KURV
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City Edinburg, Texas
Broadcast area Rio Grande Valley
Branding News Talk 710 KURV
Slogan The Valley's News, Weather & Talk Station
Frequency 710 (kHz)
Format News Talk
Power 1000 watts day
910 watts night
Class B
Affiliations Fox News Radio
Owner R Communications
(MBM Texas Valley LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website kurv.com

KURV (710 AM, "Fox News 710") is a radio station, broadcasting from Edinburg, Texas, that serves the Rio Grande Valley border area.[1] Though the station's city of license is Edinburg, where its transmitter sites are, its studios are actually located along North Jackson Road in McAllen, Texas. It is owned by R Communications.[2]

History[edit]

KURV began broadcasting October 19, 1947, with 250 W power (daytime only). It was owned by J.C. Looney.[3] A sister station, KURV-FM, began broadcasting December 25, 1947, on 104.9 MHz with 1 KW effective radiated power;[4] that station is still co-owned with KURV as KJAV-FM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ News Talk 710 KURV
  2. ^ https://www.rcommunications.com/
  3. ^ "KURV Gets Underway in Edinburg, Texas" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 17, 1947. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "New KURV-FM Edinburg, Operates Sunrise-9 p.m." (PDF). Broadcasting. January 5, 1948. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 

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Coordinates: 26°19′43″N 98°09′35″W / 26.32861°N 98.15972°W / 26.32861; -98.15972