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KURV (710 AM, "Fox News 710") is a radio station, broadcasting from Edinburg, Texas, that serves the Rio Grande Valley border area.[1] Though the station's city of license is Edinburg, where its transmitter sites are, its studios are located along North Jackson Road in McAllen, Texas. It is owned by R Communications.

KURV
KURV Logo.png
CityEdinburg, Texas
Broadcast areaRio Grande Valley
BrandingNews Talk 710 KURV
SloganThe Valley's News, Weather & Talk Station
Frequency710 (kHz)
First air dateDecember 04, 1947 (first license granted)
FormatNews/talk
Power1,000 watts day
910 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID70463
AffiliationsFox News Radio
OwnerR Communications
(MBM Texas Valley LLC)
WebcastListen Live
Website[1]

HistoryEdit

KURV began broadcasting October 19, 1947, with 250 W power (daytime only). It was owned by J.C. Looney.[2] A sister station, KURV-FM, began broadcasting December 25, 1947, on 104.9 MHz with 1 kW effective radiated power;[3] that station later went dark, with the frequency becoming today's KJAV-FM.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ News Talk 710 KURV
  2. ^ "KURV Gets Underway in Edinburg, Texas" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 17, 1947. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  3. ^ "New KURV-FM Edinburg, Operates Sunrise-9 p.m." (PDF). Broadcasting. January 5, 1948. Retrieved 30 October 2014.

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