FCC Report 11/18: Houston LPFM Fined For Premature Construction
The FCC has fined Iglesia Centro de Liberacion’s 92.5 KJJG-LP South Houston TX $5,000 for premature construction.
The application was filed in January 2017 seeking to relocate to a new facility with a second adjacent channel waiver to 92.1 KROI Seabrooke and 92.9 KKBQ Pasadena. Centro Cristiano de Vida Eterna, which owns 92.5 K223CW Houston filed a Petition to Deny alleging the premature construction of the new facility prior to the application being filed with the FCC with photographic proof and then a few days later supplemented it with photos of the antenna having been removed. In issuing the penalty against KJJG-LP, the FCC has approved the application and its necessary waiver.
Centro Familiar Cristiano’s Spanish Christian 93.7 KLSY Montesano WA applies to change its city-of-license closer to Seattle with the move to Belfair WA. No changes to its 28kW/718m facilities accompanied the COL change application.
Cumulus AC “Coast 93.3” WNCV Shallimar/Fort Walton Beach FL applies to move to across the street to the tower utilized by co-owned 105.5 WYZB Mary Esther FL with 50kW/134m. The move would require a waiver to retain the short-spacing to Cumulus’ 92.9 WBLX Mobile AL.
After getting its CP built before it would have expiring with temporary facilities, Waco Entertainment Group’s 99.1 KLTO Moody TX applies to build its originally applied for 2.95kW/144m.
Colt Comm Partnership’s CP for 107.9 KVLZ Hermitage AR has expired unbuilt.
JVJ Communications Oldies “Sweet 16” 1600 WPDC Elizabethtown PA applies to replace its existing 75 foot tower with a 130 foot tower to support its translator CP 102.1 W271DA Elizabethtown. WPDC will continue to operate with 1kW day while dropping night power from 18 watts to 7 watts.
The following operators were issued Notices of Unlicensed Operation:
Call Letter Changes
540 WLIE Islip NY -> WBWD