XHBK-FM

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XEBK-AM/XHBK-FM
XHBK 95.7FMLARAZA logo.png
City Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Broadcast area Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Laredo, Texas
Branding 95.7 La Raza
Frequency 1340 kHz
95.7 MHz
Format Regional Mexican
Power 1,000 watts[1]
ERP 2,770 watts[2]
HAAT 100 meters
Class A
Transmitter coordinates 27°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
Owner Gustavo Alonso Cortez Montiel
Website www.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.

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