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...]

Nash Icon Launches Across The Country

John Dickey Nash Icon Big Machine Reba McIntyre

Update 8/15: Cumulus has debuted the "Nash Icon" Country brand on fourteen stations across the nation. 98.9 W255CJ Atlanta and 102.1 WZAT Savannah were the first to make the flip at 12pm Eastern. Five more followed at 3pm Central and the rest scattered across the remainder of the afternoon. The … [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...]

Disney Sells KPHN Kansas City

Radio Disney Sell Off 1560 WQEW 640 WWJZ 1260 WMKI 590 WDWD Silent STA

Radio Disney has finally found a buyer for the last of the seven stations it put up for sale last June. 1190 KPHN Kansas City goes to the locally based Catholic Radio Network for $700,000. Catholic Radio Network already owns 1090 KEXS Excelsior Springs in the Kansas City market along with seven … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/26

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Most of the applications of note this week were in regards to translators seeking upgrades. Apex Broadcasting is seeking an upgrade of Variety Hits "SC 103.1" WVSC Parris Island, SC from a Class C3 with 11kW at 114.9 meters to a C2 with 50kW at 150 meters. The application also requests the city … [Read more...]

Wilks Launches KC102.1 Kansas City

KC102.1 KC102 KC 102.1 KCKC Kansas City Alice 102 Bryan Truta Thom McGinty

Update 2/5: KCKC made the flip to AC "KC 102.1" at 3pm today. The move places the station in competition with Entercom's "99.7 The Point" KZPT, which was tenth in the market with a 4.2 share in the Holiday PPM monthly. KCKC's now-former AAA format registered a 2.0 share. Listen to the launch of … [Read more...]

Radio Disney Sells Three

Radio Disney Sell Off 1560 WQEW 640 WWJZ 1260 WMKI 590 WDWD Silent STA

Update 12/8: When Salem returns 99.5 KDIS-FM Little Rock to the air, it will do so as Christian Preaching "Faith Talk 99.5" KSLR-FM. FaithTalk995.com, FaithTalkLittleRock.com, and KSLRFM.com were all registered by Salem on Friday. While awaiting FCC approval for the purchase of the station, Salem … [Read more...]

Sean Hannity Confirms Cumulus Departure

Sean Hannity Clear Channel Live Extension

While it has been an unstated fact for the past several weeks, Premiere Radio Networks and Sean Hannity have confirmed they will not be reupping with their current Cumulus owned affiliates at the end of the year. Telling InsideRadio that, "We fired them weeks ago," the move coincides with Cumulus … [Read more...]