WTNT Acquires DC Translator

730 WTNT Alexandria The Truth 102.9 97.7 W249BE 97.5 Washington Andy Parks Mike O'MearaMetro Radio has acquired 97.7 W249BE Alexandria, VA from Positive Alternative Radio for $130,000.

Currently licensed with just 2 watts, the translator currently has a pending application with the FCC to relocate its transmitter to Bethesda, MD where it will cover Washington, DC on 97.5 with 250 watts.

When approved Metro Radio will utilize the translator to rebroadcast Talk 730 WTNT Alexandria, VA. WTNT operates with 8kW daytime and 25 watts at night. Its already possesses 102.9 W275BO Chantilly, VA to serve portions of Fairfax County.

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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. Will be a great signal covering most of the area inside the Beltway when the app is approved. Surprised one of the big owners didn’t snap up 97.5 to simulcast an HD2.

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