FCC To Hold Translator Filing Window For Remaining Tech Box Proposals

FCC Auction 83 Tech Box Filing Window

The FCC Media Bureau will hold a filing window through May 21 for the 29 translator tech box proposals remaining from the previous Auction 83. The 29 proposals were previously considered mutually exclusive in the 2003 filing window. Original applicants may file minor amendments to power, height, … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 4/21

Big 95.5 WEBG Chicago FCC Radio Station Application CP Modification Call Letter Change

Station Moves Two of iHeartMedia's Chicago FM stations are swapping their primary and auxiliary antennas on the John Hancock Tower. Country "Big 95.5" WEBG Chicago will shift from 8.3kW at 358 meters to 5.3kW at 425 meters, while Urban AC "V103" 102.7 WVAZ Oak Park will move from 6kW at 357 meters … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 4/5: Rock 102 New Haven On The Move

FCC Application Translator Construction Permit CP Rock 102.1 102 New Haven W271BW WKCI-HD2

Translator Moves Following interference complaints from Saga's 102.1 WAQY Springfield, MA, iHeartMedia's Classic Rock "Rock 102" W271BW Milbrook/New Haven, CT applies to relocate to 101.5 with 5 watts at -27 meters (Coverage Map). 101.5 is first adjacent to sister CHR "KC 101.3" WKCI-FM Hamden, … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/28: Lots Of Florida Translator Moves

Old School 104.7 KQIE Redlands San Bernardino FCC Application Translator CP Construction Permit

Station Moves Point Broadcasting Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 104.7" KQIE Redlands/San Bernardino, CA seeks to move about 11 miles west where it will operate with 6kW at 1 meter. The move will improve KQIE's coverage in the western parts of the Riverside/San Bernardino market including Rancho … [Read more...]

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 83 Tech Box Filing Window

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...]