WKUM

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WKUM
CUMBRE 1470.jpg
CityOrocovis, Puerto Rico
Broadcast areaPuerto Rico
BrandingCumbre 1470 AM / 106.3 FM
SloganLa Estación de la Región Central
Frequency1470 kHz
Translator(s)W292GC (106.3 MHz, Corozal)
First air dateApril 17, 1979
FormatSpanish Variety/News talk
Power2,400 watts day
4,300 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID54782
Transmitter coordinates18°15′24″N 66°25′0″W / 18.25667°N 66.41667°W / 18.25667; -66.41667Coordinates: 18°15′24″N 66°25′0″W / 18.25667°N 66.41667°W / 18.25667; -66.41667
Callsign meaningKUMbre
Former callsignsWKCK (1979-2015)
AffiliationsRed Informativa de PR
OwnerCumbre Media Group Corp.
(Dr. Luis Rodriguez Gotay)
Websitecumbre1470am.com

WKUM (1470 AM) is a radio station[1] broadcasting a Spanish Variety format. Licensed to Orocovis, Puerto Rico, United States, it serves the Puerto Rico area. The station was founded in 1979 and is currently owned by Cumbre Media Group Corp and features programming from Red Informativa de PR.

History[edit]

WKUM was founded in 1979 by Luis Rodríguez Bou. Formerly "WKCK Radio Cumbre" ("cumbre" is "summit" in Spanish language). After the death of Rodríguez Bou his son, Dr. Luis Rodríguez Gotay, assumes control of the station and changes its format from music-top 40 to news-talk.

Translator stations[edit]

Broadcast translators of WKUM
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
FCC info
W292GC 106.3 FM Corozal, Puerto Rico .237 FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Broadcasting yearbook, Volume 1990. Broadcasting Publications Inc. 1991. p. 128.

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