City Alvin
Broadcast area Greater Houston
Branding "Business 1110 KTEK"
Slogan "The Sound Of Your Money Growing"
Frequency 1110 kHz
Repeater(s) 96.1 K241CM (Alvin)
First air date 1110: March 18, 1980 (1980-03-18)
96.1: December 30, 2016 (2016-12-30)
Format Business News/Talk
Language(s) English (weekdays)
Arabic (weekends; brokered)
Power 1110: 2,500 Watts (Daytime)
2,500 watts (critical hours)
ERP 96.1: 250 watts
HAAT 96.1: 304 meters D
Class 1110: D
96.1: D
Facility ID 1110: 10827
96.1: 140620
Transmitter coordinates 29°22′51″N 95°14′15″W / 29.38083°N 95.23750°W / 29.38083; -95.23750
Callsign meaning Tekxas (Texas)
Affiliations Biz Radio Network
Owner Salem Media Group
(Salem Communications Holding Corporation)
Sister stations KNTH KKHT
Webcast Listen Live
Website Business1110KTEK.com

KTEK is a radio station serving the Houston, Texas market. The station broadcasts at 1110 kHz, and is owned by Salem Communications. KTEK broadcasts only during the daytime as a Class D facility, licensed to Alvin, Texas, providing business related news, and daily market reports during the week, and South Asian brokered programming on weekends.

KTEK is a daytime-only broadcaster because it shares its frequency with clear channel KFAB in Omaha, Nebraska.


KTEK in the 1990s once featured Vietnamese language programming and was declared the Voice of Vietnam in Houston. Salem Communications then acquired the station for its Christian-related programming. Then on December 11, 2007, Biz Radio bought the station as part of breaking away from a lease agreement with Multicultural Broadcasting's KXYZ, making KTEK the first Biz Radio O&O station. The signal is much weaker than that of its previous affiliate KXYZ. On March 16, 2010, KTEK was sold back to Salem. The deal included the cancellation of BizRadio’s 2008 loan from Salem, estimated to be worth $1.26 million USD. Salem also received $800,000 in cash, but BizRadio was allowed the opportunity "purchase airtime for programming on certain stations" owned by Salem, according to the agreement.[1]


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