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Broadcast area Mexico City
Branding W-Radio
Slogan La voz de la América latina desde México
(The voice of Latin America from Mexico)
Frequency 900 kHz
First air date September 18, 1930
Format Talk radio
Power 250,000 watts
Owner Televisa Radio

XEW-AM is a radio station in Mexico City, Mexico. It is branded as W-Radio and its slogan is La voz de la América Latina desde México or "The voice of Latin America from Mexico."

It began regular broadcasts at 20:00 CST on 18 September 1930. Broadcasting from a room (later to become a proper studio) at the Olympia Cinema on 16 September Street in Mexico City, it initially had only 5 kW of transmitter power, although this was increased to 50 kW by 1934. With the installation of new transmitters, the power became 250 kW by 1935.

The station has had an entertainment focus, featuring artist such as: Manuel "Maber" Bernal, Emilio Tuero, Juan Arvizu, Luis Arcaráz, Nicolás Urcelay, Alfonso Ortiz Tirado, Los Panchos, Juan García Esquivel, Mario Ruiz Armengol, Maria Luisa Landín, María Victoria, Mario Moreno Cantinflas, Germán Valdés "Tin-Tan", Agustín Lara, Toña la Negra, Angelines Fernández, Carmen Rey, Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete, Pedro Vargas, Gustavo Adolfo Palma from Guatemala, Fernando Fernández, Eulalio González "Piporro", Francisco Gabilondo Soler ("Cri-Cri"), Hugo Avendaño, Amparo Montes, Héctor Martínez Serrano, Antonio Aguilar, Paco Stanley among others.

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