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City Mexico City
Broadcast area Mexico City
Branding El Politécnico en Radio
Slogan La Voz del Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Frequency 95.7 (Mhz)
First air date 4 September 1994
Language(s) Spanish
ERP 100 watts[1]
Transmitter coordinates 19°19′44″N 99°06′39″W / 19.32889°N 99.11083°W / 19.32889; -99.11083Coordinates: 19°19′44″N 99°06′39″W / 19.32889°N 99.11083°W / 19.32889; -99.11083
Callsign meaning XH Unidad Profesional Culhuacán
Owner Instituto Politécnico Nacional
(Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica)
Website http://www.radio.ipn.mx

XHUPC-FM also known as El Politécnico en Radio, is a radio station located in Mexico City, operated by the Superior School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (ESIME) Culhuacán, one of the schools of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional.


XHUPC-FM traces its roots to 1984, when it was conceived as a teaching and instructional tool for students in the communications and electrical engineering programs. At that time, the IPN applied to the SCT in order to obtain a permit for the station and to begin intermittent operations on 95.7 MHz.

On September 5, 1994, XHUPC signed on the air offering programming 13 hours a day, five days a week. In 1995, it added weekend programs, and 1997 saw XHUPC move to 24-hour operation.


XHUPC carries a varied format including music, IPN-specific news ("Infopolitécnico"), and cultural programming.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones. Infraestructura de Estaciones de Radio FM. Last modified 2017-02-27. Retrieved 2015-06-09.