New York To Get New CHR

Pulse 87.7 WNYZ-LP New York

In a creative way to add a new commercial FM signal in the market, Mega Media Group will launch Rhythmic CHR "Pulse 87.7" in Early January on WNYZ-LP, which just happens to be a Television station. The audio portion of TV Channel 6 happens to fall right on the edge of the FM dial. The station has … [Read more...]

WRLX West Palm Beach To Flip To Spanish

It's not often that a market leading station changes format, but that will be the case in West Palm Beach next week when "Classy 92.1" WRLX drops Soft AC for Spanish Hot AC as "Mia 92.1" (My 92.1 when translated to English). As recently as this past Spring, WRLX was first in the market and in the … [Read more...]

Frequency Swap in Albuquerque?

104.1 KABQ

Update 11/28: Clear Channel has begun promoting the switch on-air as KTEG is hyping that the switch will happen if the station gets One Million hits to its website on Thursday, November 29. Is Clear Channel planning a frequency swap in Albuquerque between Smooth Jazz 104.1 KABQ and Modern Rock … [Read more...]

Country Twist in Omaha

US 93.3

We haven't seen any of the "trades" pick up on this one, but on Monday, Clear Channel Classic Country KHUS "US 93.3" flipped to a current based Country as "Twister 93.3". … [Read more...]

Will San Francisco Get Fresh?

Fresh FM

Entercom seems to think so. The owners of AC 96.5 KOIT, the #1 FM in the market have registered a number of domains connected to CBS owned frequencies in the market. Fresh1053.com and Fresh1053fm.com connect to Modern Rocker KITS "Live 105", the most successful of the four CBS FM's in the market … [Read more...]

Even More Indianapolis Talk Changes

Christmas 93.9 WWFT

The chain reaction triggered by 1070 WIBC's impending move to 93.1 FM continues to shake up the Indianapolis market. In late October, Cumulus' FM Talker 93.9 WWFT announced plans to drop its format in favor of Christmas music. That move occurred today. However, WWFT's programming will continue on in … [Read more...]

WNKT Columbia To Become “The Game”

We've been following the multi-faceted South Carolina frequency/programming shifts rather closely. Last month Citadel blew up AC WSUY Charleston in favor of Country "96.9 The Wolf" in preparation of sister WNKT's "Cat Country 107.5" move into the Columbia market. That will occur on Monday, November … [Read more...]

WCPT Chicago To Move

Chicago's Liberal Talker WCPT will move its programming on November 26 from the Northwest suburban 850 signal to the closer to the market 820. While both frequencies are daytime only, 820 (currently WAIT) has a 5kw signal centrally located in the market. The move is a chain reaction brought upon by … [Read more...]

WROO Jacksonville Goes Christmas

It's not major news this time of the year when a station goes all-Christmas. There are always exceptions to the rule and in this case with "Rooster Country 93.3" WROO in Jacksonville, FL dropping its Country format for "Continuous Christmas Classics". WROO has become the #3 Country station in … [Read more...]

WXYT Detroit Becomes 97.1 The Ticket

It was just on October 1, that CBS began simulcasting Sports 1270 WXYT Detroit's programming to what was then 97.1 WKRK-FM. The stations were then rebranded as "Detroit's Sports Powerhouse". It shouldn't come as a surprise to listeners of a station that has rebranded from "Team 1270" to "1270 … [Read more...]

WCKG Becomes Fresh 105.9

Fresh 105.9

WCKG has made its shift to AC as "Fresh 105.9" launching at 5:00pm Central time with U2's "Beautiful Day" followed by Kelly Clarkson's "Because of You". The station had spent the whole day simulcasting its CBS sister stations. Imaging and Presentation are identical to "Fresh 102.7" WWFS New … [Read more...]

New Generation in Charlottesville

Generations 102.3 WSUH Charlottesville

Monticello Media continues the revamp of its recently acquired Charlottesville, VA cluster. Oldies 102.3 WSUH and its 94.1 translator have dropped its "Superhits" moniker for "Generations". From the Press Release: Generations is a fresh look at “era based” programming incorporating the best … [Read more...]

Big Country in Northern Colorado

Big Country 97.9 KQMY

The growing areas north of Denver has a new country station as Clear Channel Variety Hits KQMY "My 97.9" flipped to "Big Country 97.9" on Friday. The station which targets the Fort Collins, CO and Cheyenne, WY areas will also carry Denver Broncos football from sister KOA Denver. … [Read more...]

WGTZ Dayton To Flip Friday

Update 11/2 2:00pm: As expected, WGTZ flipped to Variety Hits as "Fly 92.9" at noon today launching with Steve Miller Band's "Fly Like An Eagle" and Sugar Ray's "Fly". Main Line Broadcasting, which recently acquired its Dayton cluster from Radio-One has announced that CHR "Z93" 92.9 WGTZ will … [Read more...]

WCKG Update

Now that we know that Steve Dahl will debut on 104.3 WJMK this coming Monday morning, what will happen on WCKG? The image above was uploaded today to WCKG's webserver, however we're not 100% willing to bet on All-Christmas debuting. Fresh1059.com is now pointing to the Intertech Media servers that … [Read more...]