XHBK-FM

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XEBK-AM/XHBK-FM
XHBK 95.7FMLARAZA logo.png
CityNuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Broadcast areaNuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Laredo, Texas
Branding95.7 La Raza
Frequency1340 kHz
95.7 MHz
FormatRegional Mexican
Power1,000 watts[1]
ERP10,000 watts[2]
ClassB1
Transmitter coordinates27°29′43″N 99°30′01″W / 27.4952386°N 99.5001939°W / 27.4952386; -99.5001939Coordinates: 27°29′43″N 99°30′01″W / 27.4952386°N 99.5001939°W / 27.4952386; -99.5001939
OwnerGustavo Alonso Cortez Montiel
Websitewww.laraza957.com

XEBK-AM/XHBK-FM (branded as 95.7 La Raza) is an AM-FM combo Regional Mexican radio station that serves the Laredo, Texas, United States and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico border area.

History[edit]

XEBK received its concession on March 10, 1936. It was owned by Gilberto Guajardo and Juan Manuel Cortés and broadcast on 1000 kHz. Francisco Javier Cortés Delgado became the concessionaire in 1957, and under his leadership, XEBK moved to 1340 and increased power to 500 watts day and 250 at night, later increased to 1,000 watts. In 1994, it became an FM combo, adding XHBK-FM 95.7. The current concessionaire took over the station in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones. Infraestructura de Estaciones de Radio AM. Last modified 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2014-07-10. Technical information from the IFT Coverage Viewer.
  2. ^ Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones. Infraestructura de Estaciones de Radio FM. Last modified 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2014-07-10. Technical information from the IFT Coverage Viewer.