KLBJ-AM (Austin, TX)

KLBJ (590 kHz) is a commercial AM Radio station licensed to Austin, Texas. It carries a News/Talk Radio format. KLBJ is owned by Emmis Communications of Indianapolis, Indiana but once was owned by the family of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and still carries his initials as its call letters. On October 30, 2009, 590 AM began simulcasting its programming on FM translator K259AJ 99.7 MHz. The station has studios along Interstate 35 in North Austin, and the transmitter site is located east of Austin near the Colorado River in unincorporated Travis County. KLBJ 590 operates at 5,000 watts daytime/1,000 watts nighttime. [1]