Lincoln Finds Itself Red With Hits

NRG Media has flipped 94.5 K233AN/107.3 KBBK-HD2 Lincoln, NE to CHR “Red 94.5“. The 250 watt translator had been rebroadcasting sister News/Talk 1400 KLIN. Positioned as “Lincoln’s New Music”, Red is launching with the usual 10,000 songs in a row. The Lincoln Journal-Star reports that core artists will include Arianna Grande, Sam Smith, Iggy Azaela, Avicii, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Calvin Harris, Rihanna and John Legend. Caleb James joins from “U93” WNDV South Bend where he served as APD/MD/Afternoon Host as Program Director. The new format brings a second CHR to Lincoln as it joins Digity Media’s 102.7 KFRX.

FCC Applications 6/11

Station Sales Flinn Broadcasting is acquiring 103.1 W276BH Byhalia, MS from Tim Martz’ Radio Power Inc. for $150,000. Concurrently, a modification application has been filed to relocate the translator to Memphis where it will rebroadcast Flinn’s “Sunny 1210” WMPS Bartlett with 55 watts at 42 meters (Coverage Map). W276BH has held a Construction Permit since September 2012 to relocate to Memphis with 250 watts at 313.8 meters that will be superseded by this application. Digity Media is acquiring 103.3 K277CA Lincoln, NE from Calvary Chapel of Omaha for $250,000. Digity will rebroadcast News/Talk 1240 KFOR, which it is in the process of acquiring as part of its purchase of Three Eagles Communications. K277CA has concurrently applied to increase to 250 watts at 148 met...Read More

KLIN Lincoln Adds FM Simulcast

NRG Media News/Talk 1400 KLIN Lincoln, NE has made the move to FM with the addition of a simulcast on 94.5 K233AN. NRG acquired the translator earlier this year from Mission Kansas and has upgraded the translator to 250 watts from the top of the US Bank Building in downtown Lincoln. In the Fall 2011 ratings, KLIN ranked tied for fourth in the market with a 7.1 share.

Translator Report 3/14: More Translators In Baltimore & St. Louis

Hope Christian Church of Marlton, NJ’s partnership with CBS has already brought Modern Rock “HFS” back to life on 97.5 W248AO Baltimore. Two of Hope’s other Baltimore area translators are making moves to improve their signals in the market. 98.3 W252BR Edgemere, MD has applied to move from the southeastern side of Baltimore to the southwestern side near Ellicot City, MD where it would operate with a directional 250 watts to prevent interference to 98.5 WYCR York, PA. 98.3 will be fed via the currently non-existant HD4 subchannel of CBS’ 101.9 WLIF. Concurrently, 106.1 W291BA Baltimore has applied to move from 98.3’s intended destination to the Television Hill tower site used by many of the market’s FM’s and TV’s. That 250 watt signal fe...Read More

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