Station History

KXKS serves the Albuquerque, NM area with a population of 886,000. In addition to the Albuquerque metro area, KXKS reaches into the Santa Fe and Los Alamos areas. This market is privileged to be the home of major employers such as Intel, GE Aircraft Engines, Citi Bank, Honeywell Defense and Space Systems, Kirtland Airforce Base and The University of New Mexico. Originally, KXKS signed on the air in 1979 under the call letters of KKJK until later the same year the call letters were changed to KXKS.

For more information about programming or advertising on KXKS, you may contact the Wilkins Corporate Offices at 888-989-2299 or email


Population: 886,000
Station Power & Frequency: 10,000 watts AM 1190
Station Manager:  Doug Cekander

2309 Renard Place SE, Ste 206
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 244-1190

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