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KESN
City of license Allen, Texas
Broadcast area Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex/Ardmore/ Durant/Sherman/Gainesville
Branding "103.3 FM ESPN - First for Sports"
First air date Early 1990s as KEMM
Frequency 103.3 MHz Also on HD Radio
Format Sports
ERP 98,000 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning ESPN
Former callsigns KEMM (early 1990s-2001)
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Dallas Mavericks
Texas Christian University
Owner Disney/ABC Radio
(KESN Assets, LLC)
Sister stations KESN, KMKI, KSCS, KTYS, WBAP
Also part of ABC: WFAA-TV
Webcast Listen Live
Website espn1033.com

KESN is a Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas based sports talk radio station. It is owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company as an ESPN Radio affiliate. Image File history File links ESPN_Radio. ... In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: County Collin County Government  - Mayor Steve Terrell Area  - City 68. ... The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. ... Location within the state of Oklahoma County Carter County  - Mayor Martin Dyer Area    - City 129. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Oklahoma County Bryan County Government  - Mayor Jerry Tomlinson Area  - City 49. ... Sherman is a city in Grayson County, Texas, United States. ... Gainesville is a city in Cooke County, Texas, United States. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... MegaHertz (MHz) is the name given to one million (106) Hertz, a measure of frequency. ... HD Radio is an in-band on-channel (IBOC) digital radio system created by iBiquity for broadcasting via existing FM and AM radio stations. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... ESPN, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... ESPN Radio is a national sports radio network based in the United States. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Texas Christian University is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. ... The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... ABC Radio is a division of the American Broadcasting Company focused on AM radio and FM radio broadcasting. ... In broadcasting, sister stations are broadcast stations owned by the same company. ... KMKI is a Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas AM Radio station licensed inPlano, Texas that is part of the Radio Disney network, which is also based in Dallas, Texas. ... 96. ... KTYS is in the Dallas, Texas area and broadcasts at 96. ... WBAP is an AM radio station in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex following a talk format. ... WFAA-TV (WFAA 8) is the ABC television affiliate serving the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas DMA (6th largest nationwide). ... A webcast is a live media file distibuted over the Internet using streaming media technology. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... Nickname: Motto: Live Large. ... Nickname: Motto: Where the West Begins Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Tarrant and Denton Government  - Mayor Michael J. Moncrief Area  - City  298. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ... ESPN Radio is a national sports radio network based in the United States. ...


From 1983-2000, 103.3 FM for Dallas/Fort Worth was licensed out of Greenville, Texas and held the call letters KEMM. The station then ran a country music format. KEMM went dark on September 28, 2000. The license city and tower were moved to Allen, Texas in 2001 and the station was re-born on April 27, 2001 as KESN with the new all-sports format. Fourteen outlying stations were rearranged and relocated to make way for this frequency to beam into DFW, all at ABC/Disney's expense. Flag of Greenville Greenville is a city in Hunt County, Texas, in the United States. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: County Collin County Government  - Mayor Steve Terrell Area  - City 68. ...


KESN is the flagship for Dallas Mavericks basketball and Texas Christian University football and men's basketball. The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Texas Christian University is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. ...


In 2006, "103.3 ESPN" welcomed WFAA-TV personality Dale Hansen, former Dallas Cowboys radio analyst and host on rival station KTCK, to the station. KTCK is now the Cowboys' flagship station and many speculated that Hansen leaving KTCK for KESN was due to his criticism of the team, though the official explanation was that Hansen's ratings were not match his salary request. WFAA-TV (WFAA 8) is the ABC television affiliate serving the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas DMA (6th largest nationwide). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... KTCK (1310 AM, SportsRadio 1310 The Ticket), is a Dallas, Texas based sports talk radio station. ...


Share ratings for KESN's primary shows lag behind that of KTCK, Sportsradio 1310, "The Ticket," their chief sports-talk radio rival in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex market [1] In current ratings books, KESN has had many more cume listeners than KTCK. Typically, the ratings for shows on KESN garner about one-third the ratings of KTCK (comparing time-slot adjacent shows) in the key demographic for sports-radio (men, ages 25-54). However, KESN has been making inroads into KTCK's ratings during the spring 2006 ratings period. [2] It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Nielsen Rating. ...


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