FCC Applications 12/10: Atlanta Translator Moving Out?

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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...]

Adelante Media Continues Sell-Off In Boise

JLD Media 101.9 La Gran D KDBI Latino 106.3 KQTA Boise Adelante

Adelante Media Group is selling its two Boise area stations to Kevin Terry's JLD Media for $850,000. JLD will begin operating Regional Mexican "101.9 La Gran D" KDBI Emmett and Spanish CHR "Latino 106.3" KQTA Homedale, ID via LMA on December 1. Kevin Terry owns ten stations and ten translators in … [Read more...]

Less Variety, More Rock For KJOT

Variety Rock 105.1 KJOT J105 Boise Journal Communications

Journal Communications Classic Rock "Variety Rock 105.1" KJOT Boise has rebranded as just "Rock 105.1". Prior to a Christmas Music stunt in 2012, KJOT's format featured Rock hits from the 1960's through 2000's which explained the Variety part of its moniker. The rebranding comes with the station … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 7/3

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Station Moves Univision Spanish News/Talk "Radio Mambi 710" WAQI Miami has applied to relocate to the site of sister 1140 WQBA. The station will remain at 50kW directional during the day, but drop from 50kW to 6.3kW at night. As its CP for 30kW at 50 meters was set to expire on August 3, … [Read more...]

Bull Returns To Boise

100.7 The Bull KQBL Boise La Poderosa Impact Radio

Impact Radio Group has flipped Regional Mexican "100.7 La Poderosa" KPDA-FM Mountain Home/Boise to Country "100.7 The Bull" KQBL. The move comes following Impact's divestiture of 99.1 KINF Gooding to Lee Family Broadcasting, who flipped that station to Regional Mexican last month and closed today … [Read more...]

Flip, Move & Sales In Boise

My 102.7 KZMG Melba Boise 99.1 KINF Gooding FM Idaho Lee Family Broadcasting La Perrona

Update 12/16 5:00pm: Lee Family Broadcasting will flip KINF to Regional Mexican "La Perrona 99.1" in early January. The new format will feature the syndicated Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez in mornings, Program Director Benjamín “El Chupacabras” Reed in middays, Erazno y La Chokolata in afternoons, … [Read more...]

KSAS Changing Frequencies

103.3 Kiss-FM Kiss FM KissFM Boise 103.5 Keke Luv Michelle Heart

Peak Broadcasting (soon to be Townsquare Media) CHR "103.3 Kiss-FM" KSAS-FM Caldwell/Boise will make its long awaited frequency change on 10/31. As part of a massive frequency shuffle that at one point involved station in parts of seven states first applied for back in 2006, KSAS-FM will slide to … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/23: COL Change In Washington

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With the FCC back in business we are able to resume our irregular roundup of applications from around the industry. CBS has applied to change the city of license of its "El Zol 107.9" WLZL Annapolis, MD to College Park. No facility change is connected to the application, but there could be … [Read more...]

FCC Update 7/8

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Cox Urban AC "Kiss 104.1" Greenville/Atlanta, GA has applied to go forward with the previously approved realloting of the city of license to Palmetto, GA. No technical changes are involved. Stereo 93 Inc. CHR 93.7 KISR Fort Smith, AR has applied to move its tower site north where it will add city … [Read more...]

Cumulus Launches Five Additional NashFM’s

Cumulus Nash FM NashFM 92.9 WLXX Lexington 97.3 The Hawk KHKI Des Moines 97.9 KQFC Boise 99.5 WPCK 104.9 WPKR The Wolf Green Bay K104.5 WKAC Augusta

Update 12:10pm: Each station will make the shift to the "Nash FM" brand at 12:00pm local time with WLXX and WKAK already doing so at 12pm Eastern. Original Report 5:00am:Phase Two of the "NashFM" launch is officially underway. Cumulus has flipped five of its Country stations to the Nash brand … [Read more...]

ESPN Boise Adds Translator

ESPN Boise 96.5 730 KINF Newsradio 99.1 KINF-FM 93.1 The Ticket KTIK KTIK-FM Mike Mike Coin Cowherd Scott Van Pelt

Impact Radio Group Sports "ESPN 730" KINF Boise is the latest AM recipient of an FM translator. EMF Broadcasting owned 96.5 K260AI Boise has signed-on rebroadcasting KINF. The translator had previously been operating on 99.9 with a rebroadcast of EMF's "Air 1" 98.7 KARO Nyssa, OR/Boise. The … [Read more...]

Sale Brings Oldies To Boise

Oldies 1380 KSRV The Bull Big Jack Armstrong Dale Jeffries Ontario Boise

Longtime Boise personality "Big" Jack Armstrong has acquired Country/Talk "1380 The Bull" KSRV Ontario, OR/Boise from Impact Radio Group and will flip the station to Oldies. Armstrong will begin an LMA of the station on February 1 and debut "Oldies 1380" on February 15 at 3pm. The Argus-Observer … [Read more...]

ESPN Finds New Boise Affiliate

ESPN Boise 96.5 730 KINF Newsradio 99.1 KINF-FM 93.1 The Ticket KTIK KTIK-FM Mike Mike Coin Cowherd Scott Van Pelt

Update 1/1: After stunting for a few days with a loop of Michael Jackson's "Thriller", 730 KINF debuted its new identity as Sports "ESPN 730 Boise" at 12am this morning. Original Report 11/30: With Cumulus dropping ESPN Radio from its Sports stations in many markets in favor of CBS Sports Radio … [Read more...]

2012 Post-Christmas Format Change Watchlist

After Christmas Radio Station Format Change Xmas Stunting Change Alice 96.7 Mojo 100.3

It's that time of the year again as stations across the country shift to Christmas music for the season. Quite a few of these stations will use the temporary ratings boost to launch a new format after the holidays. This year could bring more flips than usual as many stations will be affiliating with … [Read more...]

KJOT Ditches Rock For Christmas; Something New On The Way?

Variety Rock 105.1 Christmas KJOT Boise J105 Journal Broadcast CHR

Journal Broadcast Group's "Variety Rock 105.1" KJOT Boise dropped its format for Christmas music on Monday. If this was an AC or Classic Hits station this would be no big deal. Ditto if the company hadn't let go of its Operations Manager, Susan Groves on Friday just a month after hiring her. … [Read more...]