FCC Applications 3/28: Lots Of Florida Translator Moves

Old School 104.7 KQIE Redlands San Bernardino FCC Application Translator CP Construction Permit

Station Moves Point Broadcasting Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 104.7" KQIE Redlands/San Bernardino, CA seeks to move about 11 miles west where it will operate with 6kW at 1 meter. The move will improve KQIE's coverage in the western parts of the Riverside/San Bernardino market including Rancho … [Read more...]

Adams Preps Delmarva Changes

Adams Radio Salisbury Ocean City Delmarva Big 98.5 Classic Rock 107.7 WGBG Hot Country WKHI

As Adams Radio finally closes on its acquisition of six stations and two translators from Great Scott Broadcasting, the company is swiftly moving to implement changes. Phil LoCascio joins the company as Market Manager. LaCascio was Operations Manager for Millennium Radio Group's Jersey Shore … [Read more...]

Settlement Reached In Great Scott/Voice/Adams Deal

Adams Radio Group Great Scott Broadcasting Salisbury Ocean City Georgetown Hola Media Network Voice Edwin Kevin Andrade

A settlement has been reached that should lead to the closing of Adams acquisition of six stations and two translators from Great Scott Broadcasting as The Voice Radio finally files to purchase the four stations it will be acquiring as part of the deal. Spanish CHR "Maxima 95.3" WKDB Laurel DE, … [Read more...]

Nash Icon Gets Syndicated; Debuts In Ocean City

Nash Icon Westwood One 95.5 WSM-FM 101.1 WRYD Ocean City Skip Dixon

As expected when Cumulus Media announced the launch of the "Nash Icon" Country brand in May, Westwood One has begun making the brand available to non-Cumulus stations across the country. Describing the brand as "a current-based music mix with a superstar library based in the late '80s, '90s and … [Read more...]

Power & Vault Launch In Delmarva

103.5 The Vault WJKI 106.1 WXSH Power 101.7 Bill Baker Jessica Martinez OC104 OC 104 Voice Radio Network

Update 11/2:The Voice Radio Network has begun the restructuring of its Delmarva stations. 101.7 WZEB Ocean View, DE dropped its simulcast of Hot AC "B95.3" WKDB Laurel, DE and flipped to Urban "Power 101.7" on Saturday, November 1. Power is launching with a full airstaff, all formerly of … [Read more...]

Adams Expands To Salisbury/Ocean City

Adams Radio Group Great Scott Broadcasting Salisbury Ocean City Georgetown Hola Media Network Voice Edwin Kevin Andrade

Great Scott Broadcasting is exiting the radio industry with a pair of divestitures of its Salisbury/Ocean City, MD stations. Adams Radio has agreed to acquire two AMs, four FMs, and two translators. The stations involved are Rock "93.5 The Beach" WZBH Georgetown DE, Classic Rock "Big 98.5" WGBG … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/28: Houston Translator Upgrade & Sale

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Sales & Moves Primera Iglesia Evangelica de Apostoles y Progfeta's 106.1 K291CE Rosenberg, TX has been sold to The RAFFT Corporation for $100,000, a $50,000 time brokerage agreement, and providing the seller with a replacement translator for no cost. The sale comes after K291CE applies to increase … [Read more...]

End Of 24/7 Comedy Leads To Flips Across The Country

Today's 24/7 Comedy George Gimarc Premiere Radio Networks Clear Channel

The end of syndication distribution of the 24/7 Comedy network by Clear Channel has led to multiple format changes across the country. Tyler Media's 1560 KEBC Del City/92.9 K225BN Oklahoma City has shifted to Sports as "The Franchise 2" utilizing NBC Sports Radio and expanding the brand of sister … [Read more...]

Another Change For 1590/105.1 Ocean City, MD

1590 105.1 The Jock WIJK Ocean City 101.1 Jack JackFM WAMS

At least twice a year it appears Bayshore Media's Ocean City, MD properties change formats. In October 101.1 WAMS-FM Snow Hill and 105.1 W286BB Ocean Pines shifted from Gospel to Variety Hits "Jack-FM". That came after two previous format changes in the prior year. Now 1590 WIJK (Previously … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Launches 12 Comedy Stations

24/7 Comedy 247Comedy Clear Channel 850 Tacoma Seattle 1370 WALK 1440 Riverside

Update 10/29: Clear Channel has flipped 12 stations to Comedy today running the 24/7 Comedy service. The new Comedy affiliates are: 1420 WACT Tuscaloosa AL (Was News/Talk simulcasting 105.9 WRTR) 800 KBFP Baskersfield CA (Was simulcasting Spanish Oldies "La Presciosa 105.3" KBFP-FM) 92.3 … [Read more...]

Delaware 105.9 To Launch September 4

Delaware 105.9 WXDE Cat Country 97.5 WKTT WZKT Lewes Dan Gaffney Jared Morris

Update 8/21: "Delaware 105.9" has set its programming lineup for its launch. 530-10am: Dan Gaffney 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm: Susan Monday 12pm-1pm: Delaware News Hour w/Alan Loudell (Simulcast from 1150 WDEL Wilmington) 3pm-7pm: Jared Morris 7pm-10pm: Dave Ramsey Mark Foswer will serve as News … [Read more...]

Ocean City, MD Programming Shuffle

Q101 WAMS 105.1 98.3 101.1 WMHZ 104.3 1590 WQMR Hitman McKay Ocean City Dover Milford

101.1 WQMR Snow Hill and 1590 WAMS Ocean City, Maryland have traded call letters and formats. 101.1 had been airing a mix of Classic Hits and Talk programming as "Q101". The talk portions have shifted to 1590 and its translator 104.3 W282AW Ocean Pines as "Hot Talk WQMR". 101.1 becomes WAMS-FM … [Read more...]

Translator Report 5/4

Welcome to the Translator Report. With all the move-ins and upgrades of translators to bring AM and HD2 formats to the FM dial, the impact of the translator has become more important for broadcasters. We'll be bringing this report on a regular basis with a rundown of upgrades, sales, and programming … [Read more...]

The Wave Returns To Salisbury/Ocean City

97.1 The Wave WAVD Smooth Jazz WQJZ 92.1 WLBW

Delmarva Broadcasting has returned Classic Hits to the Salisbury/Ocean City, MD region following the sale of 92.1 WLBW in February. Smooth Jazz 97.1 WQJZ shifted to Classic Hits at 12pm today claiming the "Wave" moniker that had been used at 92.1 from 1993 until its sale to EMF Broadcasting this … [Read more...]

Doubling The Talk in Salisbury

1320 WICO Max 92.5 WXMD Salisbury Ocean City Cat Country 97.5 WKTT 105.9 WXJN WZKT

Just as Peak Broadcasting did last week in Fresno, Delmarva Broadcasting has flipped Variety Hits WXMD "92.5 Max-FM" Salisbury, MD to Talk using the WICO branding but a separate lineup than its sister AM. Here's how the lineups stack up: 92.5 WICO-FM 1320 WICO … [Read more...]