WLPA To Flip To Standards

ESPN 1490 WLPA Lancaster 92.7 WLPA-FM Starview Harrisburg Standards

Hall Radio Sports "ESPN 1490" WLPA Lancaster, PA will flip to Adult Standards on Wednesday, April 1. LancasterOnline reports that WLPA is already running promos for the change, which will see the station switch to "America’s Best Music". Listeners are being directed to switch over to sister … [Read more...]

Old School 93.5 Launches In Antelope Valley After Quake Move

100.1 The Quake KQAV The Edge KKZQ Old School 93.5 High Desert Lancaster Palmdale

Point Broadcasting's Antelope Valley restructuring has completed with Monday's launch of "Old School 93.5". Focusing on Rhythmic Hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s with core artists including Prince, Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Gap Band, Expose, Madonna, Santana, Commodores and LL Cool J. The … [Read more...]

Earth Expands In Upstate South Carolina

EarthFM Earth FM 103.3 WRTH 95.9 WLTE Greenville Anderson Pendleton

Salem Media has signed-on 95.9 WLTE Pendleton, SC. The new signal will simulcast Classic Hits "103.3 Earth-FM" WRTH-FM Greer expanding the format's coverage west of Greenville into Anderson and Clemson. Salem acquired the CP for WLTE last September from Georgia-Carolina Wireless for $550,000. … [Read more...]

KLAC Reveals Details Of Dodgers Partnership

AM 570 LA Sports Fox Los Angeles KLAC Dodgers

iHeartMedia Sports "AM 570" KLAC Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Dodgers have revealed the details of their partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers announced last fall. The station will rebrand as "AM 570 LA Sports" with a new logo. KLAC also adds a new local show "LA Today" with Bill Reiter and … [Read more...]

FCC Sets FM Auction 98 For July 23

FCC Auction 98 Radio Station Commercial July 2015

The FCC has set its next auction of new commerical FM allocations for July 23. 131 vacant allocations will be put up for auction, 18 of which went unclaimed or defaulted upon in previous auctions. The rules for the auction can be seen here. Among the notable allocations up for auction (with … [Read more...]

Duke Expands In Green Bay

93.5 Duke FM DukeFM WGEE-FM Appleton Green Bay 99.7 WZDR Sturgeon Bay The Drive 94.3 WYDR Midwest Communications

In addition to this morning's launch of "94.1 Duke-FM" WVIC-FM Lansing, Midwest Communications is expanding its "Duke" brand in Green Bay. 99.7 WZDR Sturgeon Bay has flipped from a simulcast of Classic Rock "94.3 The Drive" WYDR Neenah-Menasha/101.9 W270AJ Green Bay to a simulcast of Classic … [Read more...]

Spanish CHR Launching In Philadelphia

97.1 Super Q W246AQ Collingswood Philadelphia DJ Frankie

A Spanish CHR will debut on FM in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 1. 97.1 W246AQ Collingswood, NJ will drop its rebroadcast of Priority Radio's Christian CHR "Reach Radio" 89.1 WXHL-FM Christiana, DE and become "Super Q" fed by Greater Media's 97.5 WPEN-HD3. The new "Super Q" will be … [Read more...]

Rhythmic CHR “96.9 Hits-FM” Launches In Fargo

96.9 Hits HitsFM W245CM Fargo Moorhead 98.7 KLTA-HD2

W245CM made its debut as "96.9 Hits-FM" on Saturday, March 15. Not satisfied to launch with the usual 10,000 songs commercial-free, the new Rhythmic CHR is debuting with 33,969 in-a-row albeit with sponsorships thrown in. The station is taking shots at its competition for the amount of … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/15: WDTW Seeks To Rebuild What Was Taken Away

FCC Radio Station Application Construction Permit Translator 1310 WDTW Detroit

Station Moves Pedro Zamora's silent 1310 WDTW Dearborn/Detroit, MI applies to rebuild the six tower array that had been demolished by former owner Clear Channel prior to the company donating it to the Minority Media & Telecom Council in 2012. WDTW will operate with the same 5kW day and night … [Read more...]

AAA Peak Rising In Brattleboro/Keene

101.9 The Peak WKKN Brattleboro Keene 100.7 WTHK Westminster Kixx 100.5 WXXK Great Eastern Radio

Great Eastern Radio will flip 101.9 WKKN Westminster, VT/Keene, NH and 100.7 WTHK Wilmington, VT from Country to AAA "The Peak" on Monday, March 16. The two stations currently simulcast sister "Kixx 100.5" WXXK Lebanon, NH, which will continue with its current Country format. The station … [Read more...]

94.1 WVIC To Flip Monday; More Changes Coming To Lansing?

94.1 The Duke DukeFM WVIC Lansing Classic Country

94.1 WVIC will make its flip to Classic Country "94.1 Duke-FM" on Monday, March 16. The changes in the Lansing market won't stop there. Current WVIC afternoon host Parker and middayer Mars will slide over to mornings at sister Classic Hits 92.9 WLMI replacing Tim Barron. WLNS-TV reports that … [Read more...]

Indiana LPFM Moves To Commercial Station

Oldies 101.1 WIOE South Whitley Warsaw Fort Wayne 98.3 WIOE-LP WMYQ

Larko Communications 101.1 WMYQ South Whitley, IN has returned to the air. Now "Oldies 101.1", the Fort Wayne rimshot has taken on the programming that had been heard on Blessed Beginning's Oldies 98.3 WIOE-LP Warsaw. The former Hot AC "My Q101" WMYQ has been off-the-air more than it has been on … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 3/13

Radio Station Translator Sale 1520 92.1 KZOY Sioux Falls 97.5 Indianapolis Pine Bluff Mike Huckabee

Cup O'Dirt LLC is selling 80s Hits "Sunny Radio" 1520 KZOY/92.1 K221FO Sioux Falls, SD to Charles Brennan's Badlands Airtime, LLC for $1.5 million. Not included in the sale are the current "Sunny Radio" format, intellectual property and KZOY call letters, which will remain with Cup O'Dirt and … [Read more...]

There’s A Classic Hits Party In Pendleton

92.1 Party FM PartyFM KUMA-FM Pendleton

A month after flipping Variety Hits "107.7 The Vine" KVWN-FM Pendleton, OR to CHR "107.7 Hot-FM", Capps Broadcast Group has partially filled the void it created. AC 92.1 KUMA-FM Pilot Rock has flipped to Classic Hits "92.1 Party FM". Focusing on hits from the 60s through the 80s, the move returns … [Read more...]

Not Quite The King Of New Media: Howard Stern Versus Podcasters

Howard Stern Ari Shaffir Podcast Broadcasting Radio Relevance

Over the past few weeks Howard Stern has taken a few potshots at podcasters and especially comedians who would rather podcast than in his words "become professional broadcasters". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHdwbN_pKQw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18mNeHDe3Q8 In the second clip, … [Read more...]