XHNK-FM

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XHNK-FM
XHNK Los40NuevoLaredo logo.jpg
City Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Broadcast area Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Laredo, Texas
Branding Los 40
Slogan Music Inspires Life
Frequency 99.3 (MHz) (also on HD Radio)
First air date November 23, 1973 (concession)
Format Spanish Contemporary Hit Radio
ERP 14.33 kW
HAAT 35 meters
Class B
Transmitter coordinates 27°29′37″N 99°30′56″W / 27.4935327°N 99.515622°W / 27.4935327; -99.515622Coordinates: 27°29′37″N 99°30′56″W / 27.4935327°N 99.515622°W / 27.4935327; -99.515622
Callsign meaning Guillermo Núñez Keith (original concessionaire)[1]
Owner Radiorama/Grupo AS[2]
(XHNK, S.A.[3])
Webcast XHNK-FM

XHNK-FM is a Spanish Contemporary Hit Radio-formatted FM radio station serving Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas and Laredo, Texas. XHNK is owned by Grupo AS, an affiliate of Radiorama, and carries the Los 40 format from Televisa Radio.

History[edit]

XHNK was proposed in 1967 and received its concession in 1973. It was owned by and named for Guillermo Núñez Keith.

XHNK was among the first to broadcast in HD Radio in Mexico and the first in the two Laredos.[4][5]

Recent formats for XHNK have included classic hits Éxtasis Digital, Los 40 Principales, and Arroba FM (Radiorama's CHR pop format). In 2016, XHNK returned to Los 40.

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