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KXZZ SportsRadio1580 logo.png
CityLake Charles, Louisiana
Broadcast areaLake Charles, Louisiana
BrandingSportsRadio 1580
SloganCBS Sports Radio
Frequency1580 kHz
First air date1947 (as KLOU)
FormatSports Talk
Power1,000 watts
Facility ID17016
Callsign meaningKXZZ-16 Previous Format
Former callsignsKLOU (1947-1985)
AffiliationsCBS Sports Radio
OwnerCumulus Media
Sister stationsKAOK, KBIU, KKGB, KQLK, KYKZ
WebcastListen Live

KXZZ (1580 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports talk format. It is licensed to Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States, and serves the Lake Charles area. The station is owned by Cumulus Media. [1] Its studios are located on Broad Street in downtown Lake Charles and its transmitter is located north of downtown east of Calcasieu River.


The station's call letters used to be KLOU. It became a CBS affiliate November 1, 1947.[2]


  1. ^ "KXZZ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "Four New Affiliates Make CBS Total 171" (PDF). Broadcasting. November 17, 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014.

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Coordinates: 30°15′28″N 93°11′55″W / 30.25778°N 93.19861°W / 30.25778; -93.19861