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Kess-fm

KESS-FM
City of license Benbrook, Texas
Broadcast area

Weatherford/Granbury/ Ft. Worth/Cleburne/

Mineral Wells/Stephenville
Branding 99.1 & 107.1 Latino Mix
Frequency 107.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
107.1 HD-2 for Tejano
First air date 1987 (as KFII)
Format Spanish CHR
ERP 74,000 watts
HAAT 320 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 21599
Former callsigns KFII (1987-1988)
KYOT (1988-1992)
KCYT (1992-1995)
KCKK (1995)
KMRT (1995-1998)
KDXT (1998-2003)
KDXX (2003-2012)
KFZO (2012-2013)
Owner Univision Radio
(KCYT-FM License Corp.)
Sister stations KDXX, KFLC, KFZO, KLNO
Also part of the Univision Cluster: TV Stations KUVN and KSTR
Webcast Listen Live (via iHeartRadio)
Website KDXX Online

KESS-FM (107.1 FM) is a radio station. The station's city of license is Benbrook, Texas. The transmitter of KESS-FM is located in southern Parker County; the signal covers the western half of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The station started broadcasting in 1987 under the call sign KFII. The station's studios are located along the John W. Carpenter Freeway in the Stemmons Corridor of Northwest Dallas.

The station had been branded as "Estereo Latino" until February 19, 2009, when "La Que Buena" was moved from 107.9 FM (KESS-FM) and simulcast on 99.1 FM (KFZO). The Reggaeton station known as "La Kalle" was then moved to 107.9 FM and retooled to Latin Pop/CHR.

On June 23, 2011, KDXX changed their format from a simulcast of regional Mexican-formatted KFZO 99.1 FM to Spanish adult hits, branded as "Recuerdo 107.1".

On June 28, 2012, KDXX changed their format to Regional Mexican, branded as "La Jefa 107.1" and changed their call sign to KFZO.[1]

On July 29, 2013 KFZO flipped to a simulcast of Spanish AC KDXX 99.1.

On August 9, 2013 KFZO swapped call letters with KESS-FM.

On September 28th, 2014, 107.1 rebranded as "Latino Mix".

Previous Logos

References

  1. ^ http://radioinsight.com/blog/headlines/58699/univision-launches-radio-h2o-107-9-dallas/

External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KESS
  • Radio-Locator information on KESS
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KESS
  • DFW Radio/TV History


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