Radio Sonora

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Radio Sonora
Broadcast area Sonora
Branding Radio Sonora
Slogan Voz de la Cultura Popular
Frequency (see table)
Format Public radio
ERP (see table)
Owner Government of the State of Sonora
Sister stations Telemax
Webcast Radio Sonora

Radio Sonora is the state radio network of the Mexican state of Sonora. It serves 95% of the state through its 28 FM transmitters, making it the second-largest state radio network in Mexico.

There are two types of radio network currently in use around the world: the one-to-many broadcast network commonly used for public information and mass-media entertainment, and the two-way radio type used more commonly for public safety and public services such as police, fire, taxicabs, and delivery services. Cell phones are able to send and receive simultaneously by using two different frequencies at the same time. Many of the same components and much of the same basic technology applies to all three.

Mexico Country in the southern portion of North America

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the tenth most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.

Sonora State of Mexico

Sonora, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Sonora, is one of 31 states that, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 federal entities of United Mexican States. It is divided into 72 municipalities; the capital city is Hermosillo. Sonora is bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south. To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border with the states of Arizona and New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of California.


It began operations during the government of Samuel Ocaña García (1979–85).


The state of Sonora owns 28 radio transmitters, the second-most of any state in Mexico, to carry the Radio Sonora network. [1]

Callsign Frequency City ERP
XHHB-FM 94.7 Hermosillo 15.4 kW
XHAPS-FM 101.3 Agua Prieta 1.538 kW
XHMOS-FM 94.7 [2] Álamos .534 kW
XHZPE-FM 94.7 Arizpe .59 kW
XHHIL-FM 90.1 Benjamin Hill .115 kW
XHSOA-FM 91.5 Caborca 1.51 kW
XHSEA-FM 97.7 Cananea 1.21 kW
XHRBO-FM 94.7 Carbó .59 kW
XHCDO-FM 94.7 [3] Ciudad Obregón 3.95 kW
XHGRA-FM 94.7 Granados .59 kW
XHGUA-FM 106.9
(to move to 94.7)
Guaymas .36 kW
XHMUR-FM 94.7 Imuris .59 kW
XHKIN-FM 95.5 Magdalena de Kino .531 kW
XHMOC-FM 94.7 Moctezuma .59 kW
XHCHI-FM 94.7 Nácori Chico .59 kW
XHARI-FM 105.5 Nacozari .045 kW
XHNAV-FM 94.7 Navojoa 1.68 kW
XHNES-FM 105.9 Nogales .6 kW
XHPPU-FM 105.3 Puerto Peñasco .75 kW
XHIPA-FM 94.7 Sahuaripa .59 kW
XHFEL-FM 102.3 San Felipe de Jesús .525 kW
XHCRS-FM 88.5 San Luis Río Colorado .400 kW
XHSPD-FM 94.7 San Pedro de la Cueva .59 kW
XHSTN-FM 94.7 Santa Ana .59 kW
XHSSA-FM 88.9 Sonoita .6 kW
XHMZQ-FM 99.3 Tepache .046 kW
XHURS-FM 103.9 Ures .59 kW
XHYEC-FM 94.7 Yécora .59 kW

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