FCC Applications 4/16

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Moves Georgia State University's "Album 88.5" WRAS Atlanta is again attempting to move its transmission site from the southeast side of the city to downtown. The proposed tower site is used by a few translators as well as auxiliary sites for WUBL, WWPW, WWWQ, and WNNX. WRAS seeks to operate … [Read more...]

Less Truth & More News In Tucson

104.1 The Truth KQTH Tucson Jon Justice Bill White

Journal Broadcasting is making programming adjustments at Conservative Talk "104.1 The Truth" KQTH Tucson.On Monday, April 21, the station will jettison its Truth moniker and "Right Talk For Tucson" positioner for "104.1 KQTH: Tucson's News And Talk" as the station adds a news block in morning … [Read more...]

Lotus To Swap Frequencies In Tucson

Rock 92.1 KFMA 101.3 La Caliente 102.1 KCMT Tucson Lotus Broadcasting

Update 3/21: The KCMT/KFMA frequency swap will take place at midnight tonight.Original Report 2/10: Lotus Broadcasting will swap the frequencies of "Rock 92.1" KFMA Green Valley and Regional Mexican "La Caliente 102.1" KCMT Oro Valley on Friday, March 21.The Modern Rock format of KFMA will … [Read more...]

Power Talk To Launch In Tucson

Power Talk 1210 KEVT Tucson Radio Vida Jim Parisi

Jim Parisi, former morning host at 790 KNST and 1030 KVOI Tucson, will return to the market's air on Monday, February 17.Parisi has agreed to LMA Spanish Christian "Radio Vida 1210" KEVT Sahuarita/Tucson and will flip it to Talk/Sports as "Power Talk 1210" on Monday.Tucson Weekly reports … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/25

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Communications attorney John Garziglia has applied to increase his CP for 97.7 W249CO Reston, VA from 73 to 250 watts. Serving Washington DC's western suburbs, the translator is licensed to rebroadcast American University's 88.5 WAMU.With 100.3 WLML Lake Park/West Palm Beach close to launching, … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Shuffles Morning Shows In Tucson

My 92.9 KMIY Tucson Mojo Morning Valentine Hot 98.3 KOHT

Clear Channel has moved "Mojo In The Morning" from Rhythmic CHR "Hot 98.3" KOHT Tucson to sister Hot AC "My 92.9" KMIY.The program, based at "Channel 95.5" WKQI Detroit had been based at 93.7 KRQQ Tucson before moving to Detroit and later gaining the simulcast back to Tucson on 98.3. At KMIY the … [Read more...]

FCC Update 7/8

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Cox Urban AC "Kiss 104.1" Greenville/Atlanta, GA has applied to go forward with the previously approved realloting of the city of license to Palmetto, GA. No technical changes are involved.Stereo 93 Inc. CHR 93.7 KISR Fort Smith, AR has applied to move its tower site north where it will add city … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 3/21

FCC LPFM Filing Window October 15 29

We start our semi-regular look at FCC applications in Boston where Horizon Christian Fellowship is looking to relocate 103.7 W279BQ Gloucester, MA to the John Hancock Tower in downtown Boston. If approved, the translator will operate with 10 watts. It is currently licensed to rebroadcast Christian … [Read more...]

Wild Country Heads To Tucson

Wild Country 97.1 KNST KNST-FM Clear Channel Nash Bobby Bones 99.5 KIIM

The 15 month old simulcast of News/Talk 790 KNST Tucson on 97.1 KNST-FM is on the verge of ending as the station flips to "Wild Country 97.1" at 12pm.Branded as "Tucson's New Country", the station will feature the Bobby Bones Show in mornings.The new format will position the station directly … [Read more...]

CHR I97.5 Launches In Tucson

97.5 Bob BobFM Bob-FM KSZR Tucson I97.5 I975Hits I975 KRQ KRQQ

Update 2/3: As we predicted, KSZR shifted to CHR as "I 97.5" at noon today with 10,000 songs commercial free.The first hour of I97.5 consisted of: LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem Flo Rida - Good Feeling Rhianna - We Found Love Hot Chelle Rae - Tonight Tonight Selena Gomez & The Scene - Love You … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Shuffles More Tucson Formats

790 KNST Mia 97.1 KTZR KNST-FM La Preciosa 1450 Funny KWFM Tucson Clear Channel

Following the revamping of "92.9 The Mountain" KWMT-FM to "My 92.9" on Friday, Clear Channel has announced two more programming shifts in Tucson.Spanish AC "Mia 97.1" KTZR will drop that format in place of a simulcast of sister News/Talk 790 KNST on Monday, November 28.KTZR's calls and … [Read more...]

The Mountain Tucson Becomes My 92.9

106.7 The D Beat Detroit WDTW Classic Rock Clear Channel

Update 11/18: The long expected flip of "92.9 The Mountain" took place at 5:00pm today as the station dropped its Modern AC format for a poppier blend as "My 92.9". Listen to the launch at FormatChange.com.The new station is branding itself as "The 80's, Now, and Everything In Between". The … [Read more...]

Journal Getting Ready To Groove In Tucson

Mega 106.3 The Groove KGMG KTGV Tucson Journal Ken Carr Old School

Update 10/14: Journal has confirmed that 106.3 will relaunch as "106.3 The Groove" branded as "Tucson's Old School" on Monday, October 24.Journal applied for the KTGV call letters way back on August 31 for the station, which should take effect soon after the format change.Original Report … [Read more...]

Translator Report 6/20

The top story this week was Atlanta's 97.9 W250BC debuting its new format as "Journey 97.9".Clear Channel has signed on 105.1 W286BK Birmingham, AL. The 99 watt translator is owned by Way FM Media, but simulcasting 105.5 WERC-HD2. While currently airing Smooth Jazz, we expect the station to … [Read more...]

1490 The Fan Tucson Adds FM Simulcast

ESPN Tucson 1490 KFFN 104.9 The Fan KWCX Journal Broadcasting

This report is corrected from our original version."1490 The Fan" KFFN Tucson has added an FM simulcast on 104.9 K285DL and rebranded as "ESPN Tucson". KFFN carries the bulk of the ESPN Radio lineup along with the local "Happy Hour with Jody Oehler" from 4 to 6pm. The station also carries … [Read more...]