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XEQ Radio.jpg
City of license Mexico City[1]
Branding XEQ Radio 940 AM
Frequency 940 kHz[1]
First air date 1938
Language(s) Spanish
Power 50,000 watts[1]
Class A
Facility ID 101828
Transmitter coordinates 19°18′51″N 99°4′35″W / 19.31417°N 99.07639°W / 19.31417; -99.07639
Owner Radiópolis (Televisa Radio/PRISA)[2]
(Cadena Radiodifusora Mexicana, S.A. de C.V.[1])
Sister stations XEQ-FM, XECO-AM, XEW-AM/XEW-FM, XEX-AM/XEX-FM[3]
Webcast Listen Live
Website XEQ Radio

XEQ-AM is a Mexican clear-channel station on 940 kHz and licensed for Mexico City.[1] It is licensed to Cadena Radiodifusora Mexicana, S.A. de C.V.[1] and operated by Radiópilis, a company owned by Televisa Radio and PRISA's Unión Radio.[2][3]

XEQ-AM is licensed domestically in Mexico for 50,000 watts day and night,[1] but is listed as a foreign station in the U.S. FCC databases as 150,000 watts during the daytime and in the Mexico City borough of Iztapalapa.[4]

In the early 1940s, XEQ was owned by Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta and was an affiliate of the CBS Radio Network as part of the "Chain of the Americas".[5] Azcárraga's broadcasting empire is now known as Televisa.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones. Infraestructura de Estaciones de Radio AM. Last modified 2015-08-14. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ a b "Unión Radio". Madrid: Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Emisoras de Radio en Nuevo León". enMedios (in Spanish). 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  4. ^ Query the FCC's AM station database for XEQ. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ Ortiz Garza, José Luis (1989). "Mexico en guerra". Theodore Wills (trans.). México: Editorial Planeta.  |chapter= ignored (help)