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FCC Applications 7/17: Mega Heading To FM In Philadelphia

Translator Moves

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit ApplicationsHope Christian Church of Marlton has proposed relocating 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media’s Spanish CHR “Mega 1310” WEMG Camden where it will operate with 250 watts at 43 meters. The translator would rebroadcast WEMG with coverage of downtown Philadelphia (Coverage Map).

The FCC has quickly dismissed Dennis Jackson’s application to shift 103.1 W276BV Greenwich, CT to New Rochelle, NY with 250 watts at 136 meters due to potential interference complaints from listeners of Bridgelight LLC’s 103.1 W276AQ Fort Lee, NJ. W276BV has reapplied to make the move to New Rchelle with just 3 watts (Coverage Map).

Red Wolf Broadcasting has filed to modify two of its Construction Permits. 99.5 W258AL Clinton, CT will move to a tower site near Waterbury with an increase to 200 watts at 169 meters (Coverage Map) rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of sister 104.1 WMRQ Waterbury. 93.9 W230BH Montauk, NY seeks a change from 250 watts at 111.4 meters to 99 watts at 105 meters rebroadcasting sister 94.9 WJJF Montauk (Coverage Map).

McCarron, LLC’s 106.7 K294CM Riverside, CA requests to move to 106.3 with 14 watts at 523 meters rebroadcasting 90.1 KLRD Yucaipa (Coverage Map).

Flagler Broadcasting seeks to shift 106.3 W292DE Palm Coast, FL from 250 watts at 108.6 meters to 79 watts at 82 meters (Coverage Map).

Rocket Radio Corporation’s K286BS Sunflower, AZ already holds a CP to relocate to Miami, AZ with 250 watts at -42 meters. Now it has applied to modify that to 250 watts at 1006 meters with an adjustment from rebroadcasting 1TV.com’s 1340 KIKO Miami to 97.3 KIKO-FM Claypool (Coverage Map).

Family Life Ministries has applied to adjust a pair of its Central Pennsylvania translators. 104.7 W284BG Lewisburg seeks an increase to 250 watts at 284 meters rebroadcasting 105.1 WILQ Williamsport (Coverage Map). 104.7 W284CF Jonestown requests a move to 104.5 with 10 watts at 238 meters (Coverage Map) rebroadcasting 91.5 WCIM Shenandoah.

Bible Broadcasting Network applied last week to relocate 103.7 W279CQ Boone, NC to 89.1 with 10 watts at 414 meters. This week it applies to instead relocate to 103.1 with 1 watt at 414 meters (Coverage Map)

Educational Media Foundation applies to adjust the CP for 106.5 W293CM Graysville, AL to 99 watts at 268 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of Clear Channel’s 103.7 WQEN Trussville/Birmingham (Coverage Map).

Station Moves

JWBP Broadcasting’s Urban AC “Mix 93.9” KMXH Alexandria, LA seeks an increase from Class A to C3 with a change from 6kW at 100 meters to 8kW at 165 meters (Coverage Map).

Benefield Broadcasting Country “K102” 102.5 KIBR Sandpoint, ID applies to adjust from 6kW at -105 meters to 430 watts at 368 meters (Coverage Map).

South of Tucson, Cochise Broadcasting’s 98.1 KTBX Tubac, AZ applies to relocate to 100.5 with 6kW at -46 meters (Coverage Map).

Aleluya Broadcasting Network’s 90.3 KABA Louise, TX applies to increase from a Class A to C3 with 3.5kW at 430 meters (Coverage Map).

Centro Cristiano de Vida Eterna’s 88.9 KQVI-FM Cedar Lake, TX seeks an adjustment from 10kW at 61 meters to 400 watts at 274 meters (Coverage Map).

Sales

Red Peach LLC sells the CP for 99.3 KQJO St. Joseph, LA to SSR Communications for $10,000. Red Peach must complete the construction of the station by July 25th when the CP expires.

Colby-Sawyer College is selling Freeform 90.9 WSCS New London, NH to the Vinikoor Family Foundation for $4,000. The Vinikoors own four commerical AMs and three translators under the Koor Communications umbrella and 99.7 WNTK New London.

Red Mountain Broadcasting sells 100.9 W265CG Tuscaloosa, AL to Educational Media Foundation for $500 as part of a settlement agreement reached last year. EMF will rebroadcast and HD subchannel of Clear Channel’s 96.5 WMJJ Birmingham.

Good Shepherd Radio has sold 92.9 W225BS Elizabethtown, KY to Skytower Communications E’Town for $5,730. Skytower will rebroadcast its 98.3 WQXE Elizabethtown.

Gerald Proctor’s 102.3 K277EB Woodville, TX goes to David Cunningham for $9,000. The translator will rebroadcast 99.1 KFAH Pineland, TX.

K95.5, Inc. has sold the CP for 107.9 K300CS Coweta, OK to Screen Door Broadcasting for $10,000. K300CS is licensed to rebroadcast 100.1 KYFM Bartlesville, OK.

Call Sign Changes

88.5 WVPN Charleston, WV -> WVPB
92.7 NEW Blossom, TX -> KISY
93.5 KQCS Bettendorf, IA -> KJOC
95.3 WBCK-FM Battle Creek, MI -> WBCK
95.9 NEW Pahrump, NV -> KACP
104.7 NEW Blanket, TX -> KQMJ
104.9 KBOB-FM De Witt, IA -> KQCS
930 WBCK Battle Creek, MI -> WTOU
1600 KLGA Algona, IA -> KLGZ

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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  1. Profile photo of Marc B


    Will Clear Channel have something to say about this Translator Upgrade in the Philly area? 105.7 is awfully close to 106.1

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