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KBIC (105.7 FM, "Radio Vida") is a radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format.[1] Licensed to Raymondville, Texas, United States, the station serves the McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen area. The station is currently owned by Christian Ministries of the Valley.[2]

KBIC
CityRaymondville, Texas
Broadcast areaRio Grande Valley
BrandingRadio Vida
Frequency105.7 (MHz)
First air date1997
FormatChristian radio
ERP1,800 watts
HAAT130 meters (430 ft)
ClassA
Facility ID11082
Transmitter coordinates26°26′37″N 97°42′8″W / 26.44361°N 97.70222°W / 26.44361; -97.70222Coordinates: 26°26′37″N 97°42′8″W / 26.44361°N 97.70222°W / 26.44361; -97.70222
Former callsignsKQUF (1991)
KARU (1991-1995)
OwnerChristian Ministries of the Valley
WebcastListen live
WebsiteOfficial website

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HistoryEdit

The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station on March 5, 1991.[3] The station was assigned the call sign KQUF on May 3, 1991. On October 7, 1991, the station changed its call sign to KARU, and on June 1, 1995, to the current KBIC.[4] The station was granted its license to cover on December 31, 1997.[5]

TranslatorsEdit

In addition to the main station, KBIC is relayed by an additional translator to widen its broadcast area.

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K243BI 96.5 Weslaco, Texas 50 D FCC

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  2. ^ "KBIC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  3. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  4. ^ "KBIC Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.
  5. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 1, 2009.

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