WKFE

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WKFE
WLEY (AM) logo.jpg
City Yauco, Puerto Rico
Branding Radio Cafe 1550
Slogan Orgullo de Yauco
Frequency 1550 kHz
First air date November 3, 1961
Format Spanish News Talk
Power 250 watts (unlimited)
Class B
Facility ID 52942
Transmitter coordinates 18°01′24″N 66°52′02″W / 18.02333°N 66.86722°W / 18.02333; -66.86722
Callsign meaning "Cafe"
Owner Media Power Group
(Media Power Group, Inc.)
Sister stations WSKN, WDEP, WLEY
Website www.radioisla.tv

WKFE (1550 AM, "Radio Cafe 1550") is a radio station licensed to serve Yauco, Puerto Rico. The station is owned by Media Power Group, Inc. WKFE is part of the Radio Isla Network.[1] It airs a Spanish language News Talk Information format.[2]

The station was assigned the WKFE call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]

Ownership[edit]

In July 1999, Uno Radio of Ponce Inc., Caguas, P.R. (Jesus M. Soto, chairman) reached an agreement to purchase five radio stations in Puerto Rico from Ponce Broadcasting Corp. (Jenaro G. Scarano Sr., Julio C. Braum, Luis F. Sala, Catalina Scarano and Sala Business Corp., shareholders) for a reported sale price of $10.75 million.[4]

In June 2003, Media Power Group Inc. (Eduardo Rivero Albino, chairman, Gilberto Rivera Gutierrez, Jose E. Fernandez and Joe Pagan, shareholders) reached an agreement to purchase four AM radio stations in Puerto Rico, including WKFE, from Uno Radio Group. (Jesus M. Soto, owner) for a reported $6.8 million.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacobs, George (2007). National Radio: Puerto Rico (US Associated). World Radio TV Handbook 2007: The Directory of Global Broadcasting. Billboard Books. pp. 305–306. ISBN 0-8230-5997-9. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 1999-07-01. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-06-09. 

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