Yakima’s Bob Flys Away

105.7 The Hawk Classic Rock Bob BobFM KRSE Ingstad

Ingstad Radio Washington has flipped Variety Hits "105.7 Bob-FM" KRSE Yakima, WA to Classic Rock "105.7 The Hawk". The station is branding itself as "No Talk, Just Rock" indicating that the station will retain the jockless presentation held by the previous Bob incarnation. The Hawk branding and … [Read more...]

Rock 105 El Paso Shifts To AAA Universal 105.1

ock 105.1 Universal XHIM Juarez El Paso Grupo Radio Mexico

Update 8/29: XHIM relaunched as gold based AAA "Universal 105.1" at 12pm today. Now positioned as "Modern Classics", the change adds more 1990s and 2000s songs to the station's playlist including some recurrents like Lorde's "Team". XHIM retains its daily 9am hour of Beatles songs and 12pm hour … [Read more...]

Bull Launches In Portsmouth, NH

95.3 The Bull Coast WSKX Portsmouth York Center Bobby Bones

Update 8/29: WSKX dropped its Variety Hits "95.3 The Coast" format and flipped to Country "95.3 The Bull" at 1:00pm today. Branded as "The Seacoast's New Hit Country", the station launched with Florida Georgia Line/Luke Bryan's "This Is How We Roll", Luke Bryan's "Crash My Party", and Brett … [Read more...]

Bubba The Love Sponge Loses Tampa Flagship

102.5 The Bone WHPT Tampa Bubba The Love Sponge Drew Garabo Mike Calta Cowhead

Cox Media Group is shuffling the lineup at Hot Talk "102.5 The Bone" WHPT Sarasota/Tampa as Bubba The Love Sponge exits the station's lineup. Starting Tuesday, September 2, Mike Calta's show will move from afternoons to 6-10am. Billy Madison remains in the 10am to 12pm slot now followed by … [Read more...]

WFAS-FM Returns To Westchester

94.3 WFAS-FM WFAS W232AL Pomona White Plains Westchester Cumulus Jolana Smith

Just two months after Cumulus AC 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville, NY completed its move into the New York City market and became Urban AC "Radio 103.9" WNBM, the station's name and format will return at 2:00 this afternoon. Just yesterday Bridgelight LLC, owners of 94.3 W232AL Pomona, NY was granted a … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Brews Alternative In Wichita

Alt 107.3 The Brew KTHR Wichita Bob & Tom

After stunting for an hour with Kansas themed songs and artists born in Kansas, Clear Channel has flipped Classic Rock "107.3 The Brew" KTHR Wichita to Alternative "Alt 107.3". The move takes KTHR out of direct competition with Journal's "104.5 The Fox" KFXJ and moves to its own lane although … [Read more...]

CKRU Flips To AC

Hits 100.5 KRUZ CKRU Peterborough Corus

Corus' "KRUZ 100.5" CKRU Peterborough, ON has completed its evolution from Classic Hits to AC as it rebranded as "Hits 100.5" at 10:00 today. While remaining branded as "Peterborough's Greatest Hits", the station is now focusing mainly on music from the 90s through today. The move replicates a … [Read more...]

Relevant Radio Debuts In New York

Relevant Radio 1430 WNSW Newark New York Voice Of Russia Catholic

Update 8/29: Starboard Media Foundation closed on its purchase of 1430 WNSW Newark/New York and launched its Catholic Preaching "Relevant Radio" network on the station at 12pm on Thursday. Relevant Radio celebrated its first broadcast on Thursday, August 28, 2014, on WNSW 1430 AM out of Newark, … [Read more...]

KMYT Flips To Adult Alternative

Smooth Jazz Radio 94.5 KMYT Temecula Dwight Arnold Clear Channel

Clear Channel has flipped Smooth Jazz 94.5 KMYT Temecula, CA to Adult Alternative "Radio 94.5". KMYT was the last FM Smooth Jazz station in Clear Channel's holdings as the format continues on its slow terrestrial death march. The new format is being positioned as 'Temecula's World Class Music' … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/28: Houston Translator Upgrade & Sale

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Sales & Moves Primera Iglesia Evangelica de Apostoles y Progfeta's 106.1 K291CE Rosenberg, TX has been sold to The RAFFT Corporation for $100,000, a $50,000 time brokerage agreement, and providing the seller with a replacement translator for no cost. The sale comes after K291CE applies to increase … [Read more...]

KCRW & KUSC Move In Santa Barbara

Classical 93.7 KDB KDB-FM Santa Barbara 88.9 KCRW 88.7 KQSC USC

Update 8/28: The sale of 93.7 KDB Santa Barbara has been completed, bringing two Los Angeles non-commercial simulcasts to new homes in Santa Barbara. University of Southern California moves its Classical simulcast of 91.5 KUSC Los Angeles from 88.7 KQSC to 93.7 KDB replacing the previous … [Read more...]

TSN To Expand Radio Brand To Vancouver

TSN Radio Vancouver Team 1040 CKST 1410 CFTE Bell Media

Update 8/28: The rebranding did not take place on Monday, August 25 as rumored, but Bell Media has confirmed "Team 1040" CKST and "Team 1410" CFTE Vancouver will relaunch under the TSN Radio brand on Monday, September 8. TSN announced today that the network is further extending its … [Read more...]

Bob Gives Way To Jack in London, ON

102.3 Bob BobFM Jack JackFM CHST London Stax Pete Rogers Media

Rogers Media Variety Hits "102.3 Bob-FM" CHST-FM London, ON relaunched this morning as "102.3 Jack-FM" at 6:00 this morning. CHST becomes Rogers' sixth Jack branded station joining 92.3 CJET Smith Falls/Ottawa, 92.9 CFLT Dartmouth/Halifax, 96.9 CJAQ Calgary, 96.9 CKLG Vancouver, and 103.1 CHTT … [Read more...]

MMTC Sells WDTW Detroit

1310 WDTW Detroit Clear Channel MMTC Pedro Zemora Zamora

MMTC Broadcasting has sold Silent 1310 WDTW Dearborn/Detroit to Pedro Zemora for $100,000. The station has been silent since Clear Channel demolished the station's tower site and donated it to MMTC at the end of 2012. Zemora owns three other stations across the country: Regional Mexican "La … [Read more...]

ESPN Returning To FM In Central PA

92.7 KZF WKZF Starview York Harrisburg Free Beer Hot Wings Holly Love Hall Communications

Hall Communications is preparing to bring ESPN Radio back to FM in the Harrisburg and York, PA markets. The company has registered ESPNRadio927.com for what is now Classic Rock "92.7 KZF" WKZF Starview. The markets have been without an ESPN affiliate since Cumulus shifted 1400 WHBG/95.3 W237DE … [Read more...]