Elroy Smith Makes Record Setting Translator Purchase

CSN International 100.7 W264BF Englewood Chicago Elroy Smith WGCI

Just days after CSN International sold 103.9 W280EM Chicago for $1 Million, the group has sold another Chicago translator. For the price of $4.6 million, the most spent for a translator, Elroy Smith's Integrity Radio Communications will acquire 100.7 W264BF Englewood, IL. W264BF is currently … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/24

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Changes Bridgelight LLC has applied to increase 103.1 W276AQ Fort Lee NJ from 35 watts at 136.9 meters to 99 watts with a change in originating station to Cumulus' 94.7 WNSH-HD4 Newark, which already rebroadcasts Bridgelight's "Bridge FM" Christian AC format (Coverage Map). Bible … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Acquires Suburban Atlanta Translator

Clear Channel Alt 98.3 W252CM Nashville WNRQ-HD2

Clear Channel has acquired the Construction Permit for 97.5 W248BV Cumming, GA from Community Public Radio for $110,000. The translator, located about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, is currently licensed to operate with 4 watts at 199.5 meters (Coverage Map). Clear Channel's application states … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/17: Mega Heading To FM In Philadelphia

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Hope Christian Church of Marlton has proposed relocating 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media's Spanish CHR "Mega 1310" WEMG Camden where it will operate with 250 watts at 43 meters. The translator would rebroadcast WEMG with coverage of downtown … [Read more...]

FCC Tentatively Grants Five Long Delayed Translator Applications

FCC Translator Applications Mutually Exclusive Living Way Ministries

Five mutually-exclusive translator applications that have been awaiting resolution since the late 1990's have been tentatively granted. Filed before the FCC switched to a points system to resolve mutually-exclusive noncommercial applications, a decision on which application to grant had been held … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/10: WFAS-FM To Rise From The Ashes

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Bridgelight LLC has resubmitted its proposed move of 94.3 W232AL Pomona, NY across the Hudson River. The move would bring the translator to the former tower of 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville in White Plains where it would operate with 250 watts at 197 meters rebroadcasting Cumulus' 95.5 WPLJ New York … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 6/27

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Telesouth Communications is canceling its previously granted CP to upgrade 103.1 WOSM Ocean Springs/Biloxi, MS from a Class C2 with 50kW at 140 meters to a C1 with 100kW at 180 meters at the request of Apex Broadcasting. Concurrently WOSM has proposed to remain at its current tower … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 6/22: Translator Continues On Its Path To Washington

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Clear Channel's move of 94.3 W232CB Frederick, MD towards Washington, DC will get an assist from Salem Communications. With the translator operating under an STA with 25% of its licensed power due to an interference claim from Red Zebra Broadcasting's WWXX Buckland, VA, Clear … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 6/11

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Sales Flinn Broadcasting is acquiring 103.1 W276BH Byhalia, MS from Tim Martz' Radio Power Inc. for $150,000. Concurrently, a modification application has been filed to relocate the translator to Memphis where it will rebroadcast Flinn's "Sunny 1210" WMPS Bartlett with 55 watts at 42 … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 5/28

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

After taking a week off for the Memorial Day holiday, we're back with a roundup of the last two weeks worth of FCC filings. Station Moves Connoisseur Media's Classic Rock "95.9 The Fox" WFOX Norwalk, CT has applied to change its city-of-license to Southport, CT with no changes to its 3kW at 91 … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 5/15

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Mount Wilson FM's 97.9 KMZT-FM Salinas, CA seeks to increase from a Class A with 2.9kW at 146 meters to a B1 with 4.5kW at 175 meters (Coverage Map). In the northwest corner of Washington State, "Twilight 96.7" KBDB-FM Forks (named after the book/movie series that takes place … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 5/8

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Sales As it is granted a CP to increase to 250 watts, Family Life Ministries has sold 104.7 W284AP Buffalo to Entercom. The $125,000 purchase will see the translator rebroadcast 102.5 WTSS-HD2. If the current programming of the HD subchannel does not change that will mean the return of … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 4/30

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Entercom has agreed to purchase the Construction Permit for 105.7 W289CB Milwaukee from Kevin Youngers for $300,000. As part of the sale, Entercom has applied to relocate the translator to the tower of 103.7 WXSS where it will operate with 240 watts at 284 meters rebroadcasting … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 4/23: Las Vegas Move-In & Wichita Frequency Change

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves As its current CP expires, Shamrock Communications is taking another stab at moving 105.9 KZNV Amargosa Valley into the Las Vegas market. The new attempt will boost the station to a Class C operating with 100kW at 596 meters on 106.1 from a site in Timpi Canyon, well northwest of … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 4/16

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Georgia State University's "Album 88.5" WRAS Atlanta is again attempting to move its transmission site from the southeast side of the city to downtown. The proposed tower site is used by a few translators as well as auxiliary sites for WUBL, WWPW, WWWQ, and WNNX. WRAS seeks to operate … [Read more...]