Cox Launches X107.3 Orlando

Cox Media Group X107.3 107.3 W297BB Orlando Revolution X107

Update 6/19: At noon, W297BB debuted its new format as Alternative "X107.3". Launching with 10,000 songs in a row commercial free, the new format brings Alternative back to Orlando for the first time since CBS flipped 105.9 WOCL to Classic Hits in January 2008. Listen to the launch of X107.3 … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 5/28

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

After taking a week off for the Memorial Day holiday, we're back with a roundup of the last two weeks worth of FCC filings. Station Moves Connoisseur Media's Classic Rock "95.9 The Fox" WFOX Norwalk, CT has applied to change its city-of-license to Southport, CT with no changes to its 3kW at 91 … [Read more...]

FCC AM Auction Complete

FCC Translator Applications Mutually Exclusive Living Way Ministries

After six days of bidding, 5he FCC's auction of 22 Construction Permits for new AM signals is now complete. Of the 22 stations available, only 10 received bids from the 17 qualified bidders over 34 rounds. The FCC gained $891,500 from the auction of the ten stations. With a $409,000 bid in the … [Read more...]

WRSO Orlando Adds Bubba The Love Sponge & Translator

CBS Sports 810 WRSO Orlando 93.1 Bubba The Love Sponge

Star Over Orlando's "CBS Sports 810" WRSO Orlovista/Orlando, FL is adding the syndicated Bubba The Love Sponge for mornings and an FM signal on Monday, May 5. The move returns Bubba to the Orlando market after a previous run on the now defunct "96 Rock" 96.5 WHTQ from January 2009 through August … [Read more...]

WHPT Tampa’s Mike Calta Expands To Atlanta & Orlando

Mike Calta Cowhead 102.5 The Bone WHPT Tampa 750 95.5 WSB Atlanta News 96.5 WDBO Orlando

Cox Hot Talk "102.5 The Bone" WHPT Tampa afternoon host Mike Calta is adding a second show that will be syndicated to sister stations in Atlanta and Orlando. The syndication will bring the show to Cox sister News/Talk 750 WSB/95.5 WSBB Atlanta and "News 96.5" WDBO Orlando. The stations will begin … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/5

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Following the grant of a CP to relocate into Des Moines, Saga Communications has acquired 93.9 K230AT Winterset, IA from First Ventures Capital Partners for $87,500. The translator will operate with 250 watts at 107.3 meters once it builds its new facility. It is currently licensed to rebroadcast … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/26: Pair of Milwaukee AM’s Gaining Translators

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

A very brief rundown this week with just a few applications made: We start in Milwaukee, where two AM's appear headed for the FM band. The Milwaukee Radio Alliance has agreed to purchase 100.3 W289CB Milwaukee from Mary Medicus for $150,000. The translator CP, currently licensed to operate with … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 2/20

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Entercom Urban AC "96.3 RNB" K242CC Austin has applied to downgrade from 250 watts at 392.8 meters to 99 watts at 342 meters with a frequency shift to 95.9. While not mentioned in the application, the downgrade appears connected to the recent CP granted for a new full powered FM on 96.3 in Giddings, … [Read more...]

Urban In; Smooth Jazz Out As Clear Channel Shuffles In Orlando

104.5 The Beat Smooth Jazz 102.5 WLOQ 540 WFLA WFLF Orlando Clear Channel

Clear Channel didn't wait long following yesterday's revamp of 101.9 WJHM to CHR "Amp Radio 101.9" to take advantage. 104.5 W283AN Altamonte Springs has changed from rebroadcasting News/Talk 540 WFLF to Urban "104.5 The Beat" via 104.1 WTKS-HD2. Promoting 5000 "joints" in a row, the 221 watt … [Read more...]

WJHM Relaunches As 101.9 Amp Radio

101.9 Amp Radio AmpRadio 102 Jamz WJHM Orlando CBS

CBS' "102 Jamz" WJHM Orlando has completed its long shift from Rhythmic to Mainstream CHR as its rebranded as "101.9 Amp Radio". The move followed a few hours of looping Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" leading into the station's relaunch at 10:19 this morning. The move continues to station's move into … [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 Applications 11/12: Dozens Of New Translators Granted

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Dozens of more new translator CP's have been granted since our last report. Clear Channel was one of the biggest beneficiaries as it gained eight new translators: 94.1 W231CM Southampton, NY - 250 watts - // 97.5 WALK-FM Patchouge 94.9 W235BY Vineland, NJ - 100 watts - // 94.7 WDSD Dover, … [Read more...]

Cox Acquires Orlando Area Translator

Cox Media Group KTVU San Francisco Fox WFXT 25 Boston WHBQ-TV Memphis Greater Media Entercom

Cox has agreed to purchase 107.3 W297BB De Bary, FL from Reach Communications for $200,000. The sale includes a clause for the 250 watt translator, which currently serves the northern suburbs of Orlando, to apply to relocate the translator within the next five days. The sale will see the … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Acquires Pair Of Orlando Translators

Clear Channel Sales Restructuring Layoffs

Clear Channel has purchased a pair of Construction Permits for translators in the Orlando market from Radio Assist Ministry for $80,000. 96.9 W245BX Orlando will operate with 60 watts covering the downtown portions of the city. 97.1 W246CK Kissimmee is licensed to operate with 38 watts. Both … [Read more...]

Jason ‘Buckethead’ Bailey Joins 92.9 The Game

92.9 The Game WZGC Atlanta Kordell Stewart Jaime Carl Dukes Rick Kamla Randy Cross

Update 7/18: Jason Bailey, the host formerly known as 'Buckethead', is joining CBS Sports "92.9 The Game" WZGC Atlanta as morning co-host. Bailey will join incumbent co-hosts Randy Cross and Kristen Ledlow. Rick Kamla will shift from mornings to middays where he will co-host with Jaime … [Read more...]