|City||North Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Broadcast area||Las Vegas metropolitan area|
|Branding||NewsRadio 840 AM KXNT|
|Slogan||Las Vegas' most trusted source for entertainment, news, talk and sports|
100.5 FM HD2 KXQQ-FM (also on HD Radio)
|First air date||1986|
50,000 watts (day)|
25,000 watts (night)
CBS Radio News|
The Weather Channel
CBS Radio |
(CBS Radio Stations Inc.)
|Sister stations||KLUC-FM, KMXB, KXQQ-FM, KXTE, KXST|
KXNT (840 kHz) is an AM radio station licensed to North Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It is owned by CBS Radio and carries a talk radio format The station's studios are located in the unincorporated Clark County area of Spring Valley, while KXNT's transmitter is located near Nellis Air Force Base and serves the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area. KXNT is a Class B station operating on a clear channel frequency. WHAS in Louisville, Kentucky is the dominant Class A station on 840 AM. So KXNT must reduce its power at night, to avoid interfering with WHAS's signal. KXNT operates at 50,000 watts by day and 25,000 watts at night.
KNXT airs both local and nationally syndicated talk shows. Weekday programs include This Morning, America's First News with Gordon Deal; Heidi Harris; Rush Limbaugh; Dave Ramsey; Alan Stock; Chad Benson and Coast to Coast AM with George Noory.
Weekends feature shows on money, health, law, real estate, home repair and computers. Syndicated hosts include Kim Komando, Bill Cunningham, Bill Handel, Ric Edelman and Robert Kiyosaki. Some hours are paid Brokered programming.
KVEG had a wide variety of talent including Sam Greenfield, Dominick Brascia, Lou Epton, Irwin Schiff and the syndicated Tom Leykis. In 1997, KVEG changed its call letters to KXNT with the "NT" standing for "News/Talk." The station moved to a more traditional Talk Radio line up, airing Rush Limbaugh and Coast to Coast AM previously heard on rival station 720 KDWN. Other shows included Dr. Laura and Bill Handel.
Between August 16, 2010 and September 4, 2015, programming on KXNT had been simulcast on its sister FM station 100.5 KXNT-FM, to give listeners who prefer FM that option. That station now airs a Rhythmic Hot AC format, under the new call sign KXQQ-FM, while 840 KXNT continues with its talk format on AM.
- "KXNT Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
- http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=38 HD Radio Guide for Las Vegas
- "FCC Construction Permit". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- KXNT official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KXNT
- Radio-Locator Information on KXNT
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KXNT