FCC Applications

FCC Report 5/1: When Contingent Applications Go Awry In Suburban Atlanta

Back in 2009, Radio Training Network's "93.3 The Joy-FM" WVFJ-FM Manchester GA, Rome Radio Partners' 93.5 WSRM Coosa GA and Cox Media Urban AC "Kiss 104.1" WALR-FM Greenville GA filed contingent applications to modify their facilities. The moves would see WVFJ-FM change city-of-license to Greenville while upgrading from a Class C1 to C0, WSRM move to a new tower site with a directional antenna to protect WVFJ-FM, and WALR-FM downgrade from a C0 to C1 while changing city-of-license to Palmetto.After a series of application modifications and objections the FCC has finally ruled on what can proceed.

FCC Report 4/24: Two Boston Translator Move-Ins Break Stalemate

The two MX'd translator applications in Boston have reached a resolution allowing both to be granted CPs.

FCC Report 4/3: WBUR Seeks To Improve Worcester Coverage

Public News/Talkers in Boston and Salt Lake City seek coverage upgrades and an AM revitalization translator cancels its plans to leave St. Louis.

FCC Report 3/27: KRZC Deleted Following Accusations Of Falsified Station Application

Station Deletions 89.3 KRZC Scotts Valley CA was deleted following Calvary Chapel of Santa Cruz’s request that the agency delete its pending license and all contingent Construction Permits following a January Petition to Deny by Eschaton Foundation. The petition stated that KRZC was not constructed as authorized prior to its CP expiring and falsified its license application to the agency. CCSC and Eschaton’s 89.3 KZJV Santa Cruz were set to share time on the air. FM Changes Valleydale Broadcasting applies to increase 101.3 KEPZ Colfax LA from 1.8kw/73.3m to 6kw/82.7m from its current tower site. Wisdom Ministries Gospel 104.5 KJTX Jefferson TX seeks to raise antenna height and drop power from 4.4kw/117m to 2.5kw/157m from its current tower site. AM Revitalization Translator App...Read More

FCC Report 3/20: Another Upgrade For KQFO

Alexandra Communications applies for yet another upgrade for 100.1 KQFO Pasco WA.

FCC Report 3/13: WXCY Biggest Move In Slow Week

Delmarva Broadcasting Country 103.7 WXCY Havre de Grace MD's application to move to its auxiliary antenna highlights a very quiet week for FCC applications.

FCC Report 2/28: Terre Haute FM Vacancy Settled

FCC Report 2/21: KRXR Looks For Move Into Boise

An AM seeks to move into the Boise market, power increase in Spokane, and a translator owner in New Hampshire submits a doctor's note.

FCC Report 2/14: Upcoming New York Translator Sale & Denver Area Move-In

A New York STA with details of an upcoming sale and a Denver area move-in lead this week's FCC filings.

Translator Applications 2/10: The Grants Begin

The next step of the AM Revitalization has begun as the FCC began approving the 250 mile waiver applications.

The Dark Side Of Translator Moves

How many translators are operating within their licensed parameters? Juan Alberto Ayala withdrew his application to modify 93.5 W228DF Four Corners FL last week following an Informal Objection by Manuel Arroyo in December. Arroyo, with letters from 88.3 WPOZ President James Hoge and CBS Radio Orlando Director of Engineering Matthew Agnesi, called out W228DF for neither of its filed applications having written permission from those companies to rebroadcast their stations as legally mandated. W228DF’s original application in 2003 and a later amendment in 2013 specified WPOZ, while the later applications specified CBS’ 105.9 WOCL. Ayala has profited quite well already from his 2003 translator window applications. He sold 93.3 W227CU Cary NC in 2014 for $150,000 and last week agree...Read More

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