FCC Orders To Show Cause To KFWR Over Power Output

95.9 The Ranch KFWR Jacksboro Fort Worth KCKL Lakes Country LKCM Radio

LKCM Country "95.9 the Ranch" KFWR Jacksboro/Fort Worth, TX has been issued a Order to Show Cause to show why it should not be relicensed with a directional antenna. Lake Country Radio's 95.9 KCKL Malakoff, TX alleged to the commission that KFWR's new facility that was licensed on 2/21/13 is … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/22: New Translator For Indianapolis

FCC Radio Station Application Construction Permit Translator 1310 WTLC Indianapolis 93.5 Frankfort

Translator Moves Kaspar Broadcasting has completed its move of 94.1 W231CB Frankfort, IN to 93.5 and now seeks a Mattoon Waiver to relocate it to Indianapolis. W231CB would operate with 250 watts at 211 meters from the WFBQ/WOLT tower in the northern part of the city rebroadcasting Radio One's … [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...]

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...]

FCC Applications 3/8

FCC Applications Construction Permit Translator Call Letter Change 95.3 WFMV Columbia

Station Moves With its CP set to expire next month and unable to receive zoning approval for its new tower height of 87.4 meters, Glory Communications Gospel 95.3 WFMV South Congaree/Columbia, SC has applied to modify the height to a lower 79.4 meters while remaining at the maximum 6kW allowed for … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/1: Big Cincinnati Translator Upgrade

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Edgewater Broadcasting's 95.3 W237DW Covington, KY/Cincinnati seeks an increase from 2 watts to 250 watts at 236 meters where it will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of iHeartMedia's 102.7 WEBN Cincinnati (Coverage Map). The move is contingent on a move of 95.5 WCXE-LP Erlanger, KY to … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/22: One Less On 87.9

87.9 KSFH Mountain View 100.7 93.7 Cleveland Radio Station Application Translator Construction Permit CP

Station Moves One of only two facilities licensed to operate on 87.9 is seeking to move. Mountain View Public Broadcasting's pending acquisition of 87.9 KSFH Mountain View, CA seeks to move to 100.7 due to "operational challenges faced on this channel, which is outside the normally used FM … [Read more...]

FCC Applications: Another Big Upgrade For 101.7 Boston

101.7 The Bull WBWL Lynn Boston B101 B101.5 WWBB Providence Cool 102 101.9 WCIB Falmouth Cape Cod

iHeartMedia has completed its first round of upgrades for Country "101.7 The Bull" WBWL Lynn/Boston and has applied for a second, bigger upgrade. The first series of moves saw WBWL eliminate its directional antenna at One Financial Center in Boston with 1.7kW at 191 meters, while sister 101.5 … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/15

FCC Applications Changes 95.7 WHOG Daytona Beach 99.9 Chicago 92.7 Boise

Station Moves Southern Stone Communications Classic Rock "95.7 The Hog" WHOG-FM Ormond-By-The-Sea/Daytona Beach, FL applied to increase from a Class C3 to C2. Retaining its current tower site and 100 meter height, WHOG-FM will increase from 25kW to 48kW (Coverage Map). Better Public Broadcasting … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/1: Big Upgrades In San Francisco & Cleveland

FCC Application Construction Permit KLOVE 107.3 KLVS San Francisco 106.1 Cleveland

Educational Media Foundation is preparing signal upgrades for properties in the San Francisco Bay Area and Cleveland. EMF's 107.3 KLVS Livermore, CA seeks to relocate about 15 miles west of its current location to a new tower site in the Diablo Mountains east of Oakland. KLVS would operate with … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 1/11

Pulse 99.5 101.7 KPUL Winterset FCC Application Construction Permit Translator

Station Moves Following the approval in September of the move of "Truth" 99.3 KTIA-FM Boone, IA to Huxley, Positive Impact Media has made its mandated application to relocate Christian CHR "Pulse 99.5" KPUL Winterset to 101.7. No changes will be made to its 6kW at 100 meter facility that rimshots … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 1/4: Big Austin Upgrade

101X KROX-FM Buda Austin Emmis FCC Application Construction Permit Modification

Station Moves Emmis Alternative "101X" 101.5 KROX-FM Buda/Austin, TX has applied to make a significant upgrade to its signal. KROX-FM seeks to increase from a Class C2 with 12.5kW at 258.1 meters to a C1 with 86kW at 320 meters from the tower of sister 103.5 KBPA San Marcos (Coverage Map). From the … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 12/21

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Applications It's not the upgrade to 99 watts that 103.9 W280EM Chicago stated they were going to file for, however Windy City Broadcasting is seeking to increase power while lowering antenna height. The translator will shift from 15 watts at 536 meters to 17 watts at 341 meters from the … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 12/10: Atlanta Translator Moving Out?

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Changes Radio-One is proposing to move Classic Hip-Hop "Boom 102.9" W275BK Decatur, GA out of Atlanta to Fayetteville, GA with 250 watts at 168 meters rebroadcasting 97.5 WUMJ Fayetteville (Coverage Map). Is this the precursor to further moves or just an attempt to block out someone … [Read more...]