Latino Broadcasting Corporation of Houston has launched Spanish Tropical “La Calle 92.5” as 1230 KCOH Houston has signed-on 92.5 K223CW to bring the station to FM. KCOH was purchased earlier this year by Pueblo de Galilea from Liberman Broadcasting for $1.8 million and had been running Spanish Christian programming since the sale closed. Hector and Roberto Guevara’s Latino Broadcasting Corporation are operating the new format as its third in the market joining Spanish Christian/Sports “La Nueva 94.1” K231CN/KODA-HD3 Houston and Regional Mexican “La Mejor 104.5” K283CH/KTBZ-HD3 Houston. The new Tropical station is being promoted as the first in the market to feature the format.
Station Sales Gregory Shinn’s Central Arkansas Radio Group is buying Noalmark Broadcasting’s Hot Springs AR cluster for $1.6 million. The stations involved are Rock simulcast “Real Rock 93.5” KYRC Bismarck/101.5 KHRK Malvern, CHR 105.9 KLAZ Hot Springs, and Southern Gospel 1420 KBHS/105.5 K288FP Hot Springs. Noalmark retains its clusters in El Dorado and Magnolia AR and Hobbs and Roswell NM. Adams Radio Group trades Variety Hits 1280 WSUX/96.3 W242AV Seaford DE to Vincent Klepac’s Bayshore Media for Alternative “104.3 The Ryde” 1590 WIJK/104.3 W282AW Ocean City and 105.1 W286BB Ocean Pines MD. Liberman Broadcasting sells 1230 KCOH Houston to Roberta Rose Ramirez’ Pueblo de Galilea for $1.8 million. KCOH currently simulcasts Liberman Regional ...[Read More]
Update 3/1: KCOH moved its programming to 1230 this morning. Concurrently, La Promesa Foundation began operating 1430 with Catholic programming under the KSHJ call letters. Original Report 12/14: KCOH, Inc. has announced that its Black Talk 1430 KCOH Houston will relocate to 1230 in February. KCOH sold its 1430 signal in November to the La Promesa Foundation for $2,141,000 Million. La Promesa will relaunch 1430 with the Catholic Guadalupe Radio Network. 1230 is currently Regional Mexican “Radio Ranchito” KQUE owned by Liberman Broadcasting. The Houston Chronicle reports it will be leased to local businessman Jesse Dunn, who will move the KCOH calls and programming to 1230 when La Promesa takes over 1430. KCOH was the oldest African-American owned station in Texas. Its owner, Mi...[Read More]