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The World Radio Network is an evangelical, interdenominational faith mission involved primarily in radio broadcasting.


Inspiracom Headquarters

969 E Thomas Dr

Pharr, TX 78577

Tel. (956) 787-9788

Tax Information:


WRN has been a 501(c)(3) organization since 1982.

Taxpayer No. 1-74-2240000-6


World Radio Network 990 Tax Form



1966  John Pankratz, a missionary in Pharr, Texas, dreams of a Christian radio transmitting the Gospel in English and Spanish to the residents of the Rio Grande Valley and northern Mexico. Together with a group of businessmen, local Christians, they form the Rio Grande Family Radio Fellowship, Inc.


1972 KVMV 96.9 FM, McAllen, Texas, goes on the air.


1978 The board of directors requests to be associated with HCJB World Radio and the World Radio Network is created. Stan and Shirley Swanson move from Panama to serve as the first HCJB missionaries at KVMV.


1981 The KVMV building is expanded to make room for the WRN headquarters and Spanish Programming department.


1984 KBNR 88.3 FM, Brownsville, Texas, goes on the air.


1985 KBNJ 91.7 FM, Corpus Christi, Texas, goes on the air.

KBNL 89.9 FM, Laredo, Texas, goes on the air.


1993 KVER 91.1 FM, El Paso, Texas, goes on the air.


1994 Spanish broadcasting by satellite begins from McAllen, Texas.


1995 KNOG 91.1 FM, Nogales, Arizona, goes on the air.

WINGS automation system becomes available.


1996 KWRB 90.9 FM, Sierra Vista, Arizona, goes on the air.


1997 KRMB 90.1 FM, Bisbee, Arizona, goes on the air.

KRMC 91.7 FM, Douglas, Arizona, goes on the air.


1998 KEPI 88.7 FM, Eagle Pass, Texas, goes on the air.


2001 KBNO 89.3 FM, White Salmon, Washington, goes on the air.


2006 KORM 90.5 FM, Astoria, Oregon, goes on the air.


2014  World Radio Network inc, is re-branded as Inspiracom.


World Radio Network a Ministry of Inspiracom PO Box 3765 McAllen, TX 78502 Tel. (956) 787-9788

Inspiracom and the Inspiracom logo are a registered trademark of World Radio Network Inc.