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Kvce

KVCE
City of license Highland Park, Texas
Broadcast area Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Branding AM 1160 KVCE
Slogan DFW's Business Authority
Frequency 1160 kHz
First air date March 1960 on 1150
Format Business News/Talk
Power 35,000 Watts (Daytime)
1,000 Watts (Nighttime)
Class B
Callsign meaning Voice (Nighttime format)
Former callsigns KVIL (1960-1985)
KVIX (1985-1986)
KVIL (1986-1994)
KDMM (1994-2001)
KBIS (2001-2004)
KMGS (2005-2006)
Affiliations Associated Press
Owner Dan Patrick
(Operated by Salem Communications under local marketing agreement)
(Dallas Broadcasting)
Webcast Listen live
Website kvceradio.com

KVCE is a radio station in Highland Park, Texas that services the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.[1] The station is currently owned by Dallas Broadcasting, LLC and is operated by Salem Communications Corporation.[2]

The station operates on 1160 kHz with 35,000 watts during the day and 1,000 watts at night and owned by Texas State Senator and Houston-based radio station owner Dan Patrick. Patrick's afternoon talk show airs on KVCE, in addition to being heard on his Houston-area station, KSEV.

History

The station was formerly on 1150 kHz as KVIL and used the call letters KVIX from October 1985 to August 1986. The calls changed back to KVIL until November 1994. The station was owned by Infinity until October 1996 when it was sold to Marcos A. Rodriguez who was its owner until August 2003. Marcos A. Rodriguez programmed it non-Spanish foreign language but due to the popular Pakistani and Indian music and talk 1150 became all-Pakistani formatted. The station was 1000 watts daytime only with a 6 tower directional array north of Irving for a number of years. Either in the late 1980s or early 1990s, it was able to get a grant of 5 watts of power for night operation. With the directional signal looking right down I-635 on the north side of Dallas, it barely covered that area from the tower site to the I-635/US-75 interchange.

KVCE began in 2001 as KBIS under an all-Motown format still on 1150 kHz. When the station moved to 1160 (now with 35,000 watts day and 1,000 watts at night from two different 6 tower sites), it was revamped as Magic 1160, adding other soul songs to the playlists, but the call sign didn't change to KMGS until June 2005.

On August 23, 2006, the call sign changed to KVCE, to make way for a News–Talk format, which began less than a month later.

On March 2, 2009, Biz Radio moved to KVCE 1160, Highland Park from KJSA 1110, Mineral Wells. KJSA switched to a country format in the weeks preceding the Biz Radio move. KVCE has a slightly better signal in the prime DFW market, but only marginal change in quality in the Fort Worth area. KVCE is noticeably worse west and southwest Fort Worth than the KJSA signal. On January 3, 2011, KVCE flipped to a Business News/Talk format.

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "KVCE Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 

External links

  • KVCE official website
  • Biz Radio Network - Official Website
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for KVCE
  • Radio-Locator Information on KVCE
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KVCE
  • DFW Radio Archives
  • DFW Radio/TV History


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