Country Wolf Howling Into Orlando

103.1 The Wolf WOTW Orlando Shadow Bubba Love Sponge JVC Broadcasting

JVC has officially announced that 103.1 WOTW will launch as Country "103.1 The Wolf" at 1:03pm. In addition to the previous staffing announcements, the station will pluck the syndicated Bubba The Love Sponge for mornings from "CBS Sports 810/93.1" WRSO Orlo Vista. JVC's description of the new … [Read more...]

Disney Sells WDYZ Orlando

Radio Disney Salem Communications 990 WDYZ Orlando

The sell-off of the Radio Disney stations continues as Salem Communications adds a fourth AM in Orlando. Salem's Pennsylvania Media Associates license holding company will pay Disney $1.3 million for 990 WDYZ Orlando. The acquisition will join Salem's trio of Conservative Talk "660 The Answer" … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 12/10: Atlanta Translator Moving Out?

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

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...]

Star 94.5 Orlando Retreats From All Classic Hip-Hop

Star 94.5 WCFB Orlando R&B Throwback Hip-Hop Tom Joyner Morning Show

After a week with nothing but Classic Hip-Hop, Cox Media readded Urban AC currents/recurrents to the playlist of "Star 94.5" WCFB late last week. The move comes with another change of the station's positioning once again to "Today's R&B and Throwbacks". Here's a sample hour of WCFB from 1:00pm … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/16: More Translators For Orlando

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Orlando has been one of the biggest hotbeds of translator activity and this week sees three more moves. The bigger of the moves have already been granted and will see Salem basically swap frequencies of two translators in the market. The CP for 94.9 W235CI Oviedo becomes 105.5 … [Read more...]

Rejoice! More Gospel On FM In Orlando

Rejoice 103.7 Orlando Gospel 1140 WRMQ

Orlando has gained its second FM Gospel signal in as many months as Q Broadcasting has launched "Rejoice 103.7" W279CO Eatonville. Rebroadcasting 1140 WRMQ Orlando, the translator joins Central Florida Educational Foundation's "G106.3" W292DZ Orlando/88.3 WPOZ-HD3 in broadcasting Gospel … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/25

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Note To Readers: Starting this week we will be breaking the FCC Applications column into two parts. This part will continue to include station modifications and call letter changes. The second part to be published on Fridays will be a rundown of all station sales. The big story this week was the … [Read more...]

JVC Media Acquires KQ103 Orlando

KQ103.1 KQ 103 WHKQ Orlando TTB Media JVC Broadcasting My Country MyCountry

Update 9/9: The sale has been filed with the FCC showing JVC Media is paying $10 million for WHKQ. Original Report 9/5: JVC Media continues its growth in Florida with the purchase of Spanish CHR "KQ 103.1" WHKQ Windermere/Orlando from TTB Media for an undisclosed price. The station will be … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/17

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa has amended its application for 96.9 K245AI San Pasqual, CA to relocate to San Diego with 250 watts at 560 meters rebroadcasting Univision's 102.9 KLQV (Coverage Map). Reach Communications 92.1 W221CE Wesley Chapel South, FL applies to shift to 102.9 … [Read more...]

Gospel G106.3 Orlando Debuts

103.7 The Rock Glory G106.3 Gospel G 106 Orlando Clermont Central Florida Educational Association

Update 8/1: The move of "The Rock" has cleared the way for Central Florida Educational Foundation to launch Gospel "G106.3" on 106.3 W292DZ Orlando/88.3 WPOZ-HD3 Union Park. Original Report 7/29: Central Florida Educational Foundation has moved the Christian Rock programming of 106.3 W292DZ … [Read more...]

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

106.3 W292DV New York John Bridge Big Apple Broadcasting Apple 107.1 WVIP-HD4

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...]