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XHNK Los40NuevoLaredo logo.jpg
CityNuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Broadcast areaNuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Laredo, Texas
BrandingLos 40
SloganMusic Inspires Life
Frequency99.3 (MHz) (also on HD Radio)
First air dateNovember 23, 1973 (concession)
FormatSpanish Contemporary Hit Radio
ERP14.33 kW
HAAT35 meters
Transmitter coordinates27°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 meaningGuillermo Núñez Keith (original concessionaire)[1]
AffiliationsTelevisa Radio
OwnerRadiorama/Grupo AS[2]
(XHNK, S.A.[3])
Sister stationsXHWL, XENU

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.


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.


  1. ^ DOF October 28, 1967
  2. ^ "Estrenan Los 40 Nuevo Laredo 99.3 FM". Radionotas. June 14, 2016.
  3. ^ Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones. Infraestructura de Estaciones de Radio FM. Last modified 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2015-06-19. Technical information from the IFT Coverage Viewer.
  4. ^ Radio World
  5. ^ http://hdradio.com/mexico/estaciones HD Radio Guide for Mexico