FCC Applications 11/23

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Changes Sunrise Broadcasting AC "Sunny 104.5" WILT Wilmington, NC has applied to change its city-of-license to Carolina Beach as part of a proposal to increase from a Class A with 3.1kW at 120 meters to a C3 with 17kW at 120 meters (Coverage Map). Educational Media Foundation's pending … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/16

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Changes Another translator will attempt to rimshot the Tampa/St. Petersburg market from New Port Richey, FL. 102.7 W274AP New Port Richey applies to move to 103.1 with 250 watts at 411 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of iHeartMedia's 97.9 WXTB Clearwater (Coverage Map). Advance … [Read more...]

WKTZ Jacksonville Ends Beautiful Music Programming

WJAX 47 WTEV-TV WFOX-TV 30 WAWS Cox Jacksonville Jones College 95.9 The Fox

Update 11/6: As EMF prepares to close on its purchase of Beautiful Music 90.9 WKTZ-FM and Adult Standards 1220 WJAX Jacksonville from Jones College, both stations signed-off their programming earlier today. The Beautiful Music format will remain online at http://jcr.jones.edu/ Station GM Kenneth … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/6

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves In the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Community Public Radio's (soon to be iHeartMedia's) CP for 97.5 W248BV Cumming, GA seeks an increase to 250 watts at 241 meters (Coverage Map). W248BV will rebroadcast 105.7 WRDA Canton. Americom's 96.9 K245BV Incline Village, NV seeks to … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/30

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Family Life Broadcasting's 88.1 KJTY Topeka, KS is attempting to rimshot Kansas City a little more as it is applying to move its transmitter site eastward to near Lawrence where it will operate with 88kW at 176.9 meters (Coverage Map). Concurrently, Templo Apostoles y Prophetas … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/23: Philly Translator Move-In Denied

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

The FCC has denied Hope Christian Church of Marlton's attempt to move 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media's "Mega 1310" WEMG Camden, NJ/Philadelphia, which would've become the originating station for the translator. The move would've required W289AZ to move approximately … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/16: More Translators For Orlando

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Orlando has been one of the biggest hotbeds of translator activity and this week sees three more moves. The bigger of the moves have already been granted and will see Salem basically swap frequencies of two translators in the market. The CP for 94.9 W235CI Oviedo becomes 105.5 … [Read more...]

Franken-FM’s To Get Temporary Stay; Potentially Permanent One

FCC 87.7 LPTV Channel 6 Analog Digital Convervsion

The LPTV stations on Channel 6 that operate as radio stations on 87.7 have gotten a stay of execution from the FCC. The September 1, 2015 deadline that would've forced all of the remaining analog LPTV's to convert to digital operation has been suspended indefinitely until a new date is decided … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/9: Another Twin Cities Translator Move-In

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves iHeartMedia is filing to move yet another translator to the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. 96.7 W244CS Hudson, WI, which the company announced the acquisition of last week, has applied to change city-of-license to Calhoun Beach, MN where it will operate with 170 watts at 236 … [Read more...]

Wichita Area Frequency Shifts To Take Place October 15

Power 93.5 KDGS 93.9 Wichita Hitman Heather KCVW KOTE

Entercom Rhythmic CHR "Power 93.9" KDGS Andover/Wichita will move to 93.5 on Wednesday, October 15. The move is part of a three station move ordered by the FCC in May 2013 to allow Community Broadcasters Christian 94.3 KCVW Kingman to upgrade from a Class C2 to C1 closer to Wichita with 94kW at … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/5: Translator On The Move Into Austin

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Beasley (Soon to be CBS) Sports 560 WQAM Miami has applied to relocate to the tower of Salem's 1450 WOCN. The owners of the station's tower site on Virginia Key notified WQAM and co-tenant 1360 WKAT earlier this year that their leases will not be renewed. At the new site where WQAM … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/25

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Note To Readers: Starting this week we will be breaking the FCC Applications column into two parts. This part will continue to include station modifications and call letter changes. The second part to be published on Fridays will be a rundown of all station sales. The big story this week was the … [Read more...]

American General Media Sells Two AMs To Wilkins

Wilkins Radio American General Media 1000 KKIM Albuquerque 1410 KERI Bakersfield

American General Media is selling its two Christian Preaching stations to Wilkins Radio. Wilkins subsidiary Wild West Radio Corporation will acquire 1000 KKIM Albuquerque for $587,500. The deal gives Wilkins a second station in the market joining 1190 KXKS. Under the name Bakersfield Christian … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/21: New Translators For Atlanta & Baltimore

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Steve Hedgwood's Core Communicators recently launched Urban Oldies "Old School 99.3" on Edgewater Broadcasting's W257DF Dallas, GA rebroadcasting 1010 WTZA Atlanta. Now the translator applies to move to downtown Atlanta with 99 watts at 263 meters (Coverage Map). Radio-One may … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/11: Clear Channel Finalizing DC Translator Move-In

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves For the past several months we've watched Clear Channel take steps to move 94.3 W232CB Frederick, MD down I-270 towards Washington, DC. Most recently it gained a Construction Permit to move to 104.9 licensed to Rockville with 250 watts at 112 meters. Now Clear Channel has … [Read more...]