KURV (710 AM, "Fox News 710") is a radio station, broadcasting from Edinburg, Texas, that serves the Rio Grande Valley border area. 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.
|Broadcast area||Rio Grande Valley|
|Branding||News Talk 710 KURV|
|Slogan||The Valley's News, Weather & Talk Station|
|First air date||December 04, 1947 (first license granted)|
|Power||1,000 watts day|
910 watts night
|Affiliations||Fox News Radio|
|Owner||R Communications |
(MBM Texas Valley LLC)
KURV began broadcasting October 19, 1947, with 250 W power (daytime only). It was owned by J.C. Looney. A sister station, KURV-FM, began broadcasting December 25, 1947, on 104.9 MHz with 1 kW effective radiated power; that station later went dark, with the frequency becoming today's KJAV-FM.