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For the radio station in Los Angeles, California, at 105.9 FM formerly known as KWST-FM, see KPWR. For the airport near Westerly, Rhode Island, assigned the ICAO code KWST, see Westerly State Airport.
City of license El Centro, California
Broadcast area Imperial Valley, California
Branding Jose Radio
Frequency 1430 kHz
First air date 1958
Format Mexican adult hits
Power 1,000 watts (day)
36 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 33298
Transmitter coordinates 32°48′27.00″N 115°32′18.00″W / 32.8075000°N 115.5383333°W / 32.8075000; -115.5383333
Former callsigns KAMP
Owner Entravision Communications
(Entravision Holdings, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live

KWST (1430 AM) is a radio station[1] owned by Entravision Communications and broadcasts to the Imperial Valley, Yuma, Arizona and Mexicali Valleys. The city of license is El Centro, California.


Went on air in 1948, KAMP was one of the leading four or five radio stations for the Yuma/El Centro area for the next five or six decades. It was under the ABC Radio and NBC Radio affiliations, then became a country/western music station and switch to an oldies format. KAMP was audible from Blythe, California, Indio, California and Gila Bend, Arizona in the daytime depending on atmospheric conditions.

The station changed its callsign from KAMP to the current KWST call sign by the Federal Communications Commission on March 15, 2001.[2]


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 28, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved June 28, 2009. 

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