Walnut Radio Launches Boomer 1490 Omaha

Magic 1490 Boomer Radio KOMJ Omaha

Walnut Radio has closed on their purchase of Soft AC/Standards "Magic 1490" KOMJ Omaha from Cochise Radio Partners. With the sale closing, Walnut Radio has relaunched the station as "Boomer 1490". The station describes its revamped format as "the greatest music ever made, from the 50’s to today’s … [Read more...]

iHeartMedia Rocks Omaha On Two Frequencies

Christmas 94.9 K235CD KISO-HD2 Omaha 102.3

As the clock struck midnight on December 26, iHeartMedia "Man'd Up" and launched "Rock 94.9/102.3". Airing on both 94.9 K235CD Omaha and 102.3 K272FE Council Bluffs, the station is airing a mix of Rock hits from the 70s to early 2000s. Update 12/23: When the Christmas music ends on 94.9 … [Read more...]

New Signal Launches With Christmas In Omaha

Christmas 102.3 K272FE Omaha Council Bluffs KGOR Christmas Music

We have what will be the first entrant in the 2014 Post-Christmas Format Change Watchlist as iHeartMedia has launched "Christmas 102.3" K272FE Council Bluffs/93.3 KFFF-HD2 Bennington in the Omaha market. In previous years iHeart has aired Christmas music on Classic Hits 99.9 KGOR, who will cede … [Read more...]

Walnut Radio Adds KOMJ Omaha

Magic 1490 KOMJ Omaha Walnut Radio LLC Steve Seline

Steve Seline's Walnut Radio LLC. has purchased Soft AC/Standards "Magic 1490" KOMJ Omaha from Cochise Radio Partners. KOMJ becomes the fourth Nebraska station purchased by Walnut Radio this year joining "Country 97.3" KBLR-FM Blair, AC "Mix 105.5" KFMT-FM Fremont, and News/Talk 1340 KHUB Fremont. … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/11: Clear Channel Finalizing DC Translator Move-In

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves For the past several months we've watched Clear Channel take steps to move 94.3 W232CB Frederick, MD down I-270 towards Washington, DC. Most recently it gained a Construction Permit to move to 104.9 licensed to Rockville with 250 watts at 112 meters. Now Clear Channel has … [Read more...]

Connoisseur Exits Omaha

Radio Lobo 97.7 KBBX Omaha Connoisseur Media Flood Communications

Connoisseur Media is selling Regional Mexican "Radio Lobo 97.7" KBBX Nebraska City/Omaha to Flood Communications of Omaha for $4.7 million. Flood Communications of Omaha partners Michael Flood and Dennis Collins own stations in Norfolk and Nebraska City, NE. Flood is also now programming pending … [Read more...]

Big O Departs; Keg Launches In Omaha

Big O 101.9 The Hog KOOO Omaha NRG Media

Update 8/13: NRG Media fulfilled the supposed wishes of Omaha listeners at 4pm today with the launch of 80s based Classic Rock "101.9 The Keg". Featuring core artists such as Guns N’ Roses, Journey, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Van Halen and Def Leopard, the flip places KOOO in competition … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/10

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Sales Calvary Chapel of Omaha has sold the CP for 94.9 K235CD Omaha to Clear Channel for $225,000. Clear Channel intends to rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 96.1 KISO on the translator. American General Media acquires 106.9 K295AZ Buttonwillow, CA from First Ventures Capital Partners for … [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...]

KGBI Omaha Gets Hooked To A Fish

100.7 The Fish KGBI-FM Omaha Salem Safe For The Whole Family

Salem Christian AC KGBI-FM Omaha rebranded today as "100.7 The Fish". No other changes have been made to the station, which retains Salem's trademarked "Safe For The Whole Family" positioning. The move is tied to a new Salem initiative cross-promoting its three primary formats: Christian Music, … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 1/8

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

The holiday season didn't lead to a shutdown of activity at the FCC as many applications and sales continued to proceed through the Christmas break. Starting in New York City with a pair of AM's seeking adjusted facilities. New York Public Radio's 820 WNYC has proposed a new night operation where … [Read more...]

2014 Post-Christmas Format Change Rundown/Watchlist

Post Christmas Radio Format Change List 98.7 Tampa Bubba 96.3 Minneapolis 103.1 Orlando

It's beginning to look and feel like that time of the year. The time when radio stations use the Christmas holiday and beginning of the new year to launch new formats. Completed Changes 1/3: Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting closed on its purchase of Classic Rock 94.1 WSOS-FM and Country … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 12/9: Cumulus Rescinds WOKI Frequency Change

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

In May, Cumulus News/Talk 98.7 WOKI Oliver Springs/Knoxville, TN proposed a mutually exclusive upgrade which would see the station relocate to 98.3. This week Cumulus has requested that WOKI's application be dismissed as well as the requested moves of the other stations involved. Central Florida … [Read more...]

FCC Report 2/20: Chicago Translator Move Coming

EMF Broadcasting is applying to bring another translator into Chicago proper. 101.5 W268AY Seward Township, IL has applied to relocate to the top of the Trump International Hotel where it would operate with 250 watts and rebroadcast Clear Channel's 95.5 WNUA-HD3. In nearby Joliet, 94.3 W232BL … [Read more...]

96.1 KissFM Debuts In Omaha

96.1 KissFM Kiss Omaha The Brew KQBQ Matt Ben

While the station's afternoon hosts were hosts were emceeing an "End Of The World" party for the station tied into the end of the summer and the 2012 Mayan theory, Clear Channel Classic Rock "96.1 The Brew" KQBW Omaha flipped to CHR "96.1 KissFM" at 6:20pm. The move places the station in … [Read more...]