FCC Applications 9/4


FCC Update Translator Construction Permit ApplicationsVirginia Tech Foundation sells the CP for 92.1 W221CF Harrisonburg, VA to Verstanding Broadcasting for $62,500. Verstandig has applied to upgrade W221CF from 6 watts at 482.9 meters to 250 watts at 130 meters rebroadcasting News/Talk 550 WSVA Harrisonburg (Coverage Map).

MCC Radio acquires 104.1 K281BN Yucca Valley, CA from Advance Ministries for $25,000. K281BN concurrently applies to upgrade from 10 watts at 385.3 meters to 250 watts at -64 meters rebroadcasting News/Talk 1250 KNWH Yucca Valley (Coverage Map).

Seehafer Broadcasting is restructuring its ownership as Donald Seehafer is giving his 100% share of the company to his four children. Son Mark Seehafer is then acquiring the shares of his three sisters Sandra Halverson, Karen Stevenson, and Debra Seehafer for promissory notes worth $1.2 million each. Seehafer Broadcasting owns eight stations in Wisconsin: 92.3 WOSQ Spencer, 98.1 WLKN Cleveland, 102.3 WQTC-FM Manitowoc, 105.5 WLJY Nekoosa, 1240 WOMT Manitowoc, 1320 WFHR Wisconsin Rapids, and 1450 WDLB Marshfield.

Lamad Ministries sells 90.7 WWVO Albany, GA to The Power Foundation for $50,000. Power Foundation operates the Christian AC “Life FM” network.

One Ministries is swapping 103.1 K276FY Santa Rosa, CA to Joseph Fiori for LPTV KO4RS-D San Juan Bautista, CA.

Mary Guthrie is donating 96.5 K243BW Palmdale, CA to The Association Of Community Education to rebroadcast Spanish Christian “Radio Nueva Vida” 90.9 KGZO Shafter.

Armida Saille acquires the CP’s for 93.5 K228FC Kingsville, TX, 95.7 K239BK Hebbronville, TX, and 103.5 K278BT Hebbronville, TX from World Radio Link for $10,500. All three translators will rebroadcast Christian 102.5 KELT Encinal.

Elizabeth Gonzalez is donating 93.7 K229BJ Hollywood Park, TX to Organizacion ICC. Gonzalez serves on the board of the non-profit acquiring the station.

Station Moves

Results Radio has proposed moving Classic Rock “Red 103.1” KHRD Weaverville, CA into Redding with an upgrade from 600 watts at 1095 meters to 4.2kW at 468 meters (Coverage Map). In order to make the move possible sister Country “Q97” 97.3 KNCQ Redding will change COL to Weaverville with no facility changes.

Shamrock Communications seeks to relocate their 95.9 KACP Pahrump, NV to 103.1 with no change to its 25kW at -87 meters.

Cochise Media Licenses applies to modify two of their stations near Jackson, WY. 98.5 KXJN Moose Wilson Road already holds a CP to move to 97.7, but now seeks new facilities of 560 watts at 327 meters (Coverage Map). 105.1 KJXN South Park proposes 2.5kW at 327 meters (Coverage Map).

Translator Moves

Educational Media Foundation seeks to modify its CP for 96.5 K243CC Tucson to utilize a directional antenna to keep most of its coverage over more populated areas. No changes will be made to its planned facility of 200 watts at 577.4 meters (Coverage Map).

Rocket Radio Corporations applies to relocate 99.5 K258BY Tortilla Flat, AZ to 99.7 in Globe with 95 watts at 124 meters rebroadcasting 101.1 KNRJ Cordes Lakes/Phoenix (Coverage Map).

Southwest of Peoria, WPEO Radio Foundation proposes to move 103.3 W277AQ Canton, IL to 97.7 with 180 watts at 64 meters rebroadcasting 106.9 WSWT Peoria (Coverage Map).

In Chicago’s western suburbs, Juan Alberto Ayala seeks to increase 98.3 W252AW Ridgefield, IL from 250 watts at 20.9 meters to 47 meters rebroadcasting 90.1 WMBI-FM Chicago (Coverage Map).

Ayala also proposes relocating 99.1 K256CC Connell, TX to Beaumont with 250 watts at 100 meters rebroadcasting 90.5 KZFT Fannett (Coverage Map).

Claro Communications’ CP for 99.9 K260CC San Antonio, TX seeks a facility change from 169 watts at 39.3 meters to 92 watts at 136 meters rebroadcasting 90.3 KYRQ Natalia (Coverage Map).

Family Stations has applied and swiftly been granted a CP to move 88.9 K205FF Jonesboro, AR to 91.1 due to displacement from 88.9 KWCV Walnut Ridge with no changes to its 10 watt at 95.5 meter signal (Coverage Map).

East Arkansas Broadcasters seeks to relocate 92.1 K221FN Forrest City, AR to 102.9 in Wynne with 250 watts at 100 meters rebroadcasting 1400 KWYN Wynne (Coverage Map).

First Ventures Capital Partners applies to boost 96.3 K242AZ Searcy, AR from 10 watts at -14.7 meters to 250 watts rebroadcasting 1370 KAWW Heber Springs (Coverage Map).

Way Media’s 92.9 W225BN Corinth, MS proposes an upgrade to 250 watts at 38 meters rebroadcasting Telesouth Communication’s 1350 WKCU Corinth (Coverage Map).

Way also looks to move 107.9 W300CK Double Springs, TN to 107.7 in Cookeville with 250 watts at 133 meters rebroadcasting Cookeville Communications News/Talk “1400 The Hub” WHUB Cookeville (Coverage Map).

A third move from Way Media proposes a move of 107.1 W296CM Smyrna, AL to 107.7 in Dothan with 250 watts at 135 meters rebroadcasting Wiregrass Radio’s “102.5 The Q” WESP Dothan (Coverage Map).

Edgewater Broadcasting’s 98.5 W253BK Winchester, KY CP seeks a modification to 250 watts at 150 meters rebroadcasting Clear Channel’s 98.1 WBUL-FM Lexington (Coverage Map).

Kaspar Broadcasting seeks modifications for two of its Indiana translator CPs. 94.3 W232CP Noblesville asks for 250 watts at 53 meters rebroadcasting Cumulus’ 93.9 WRWM Lawrence/Indianapolis (Coverage Map). 106.1 W291CS Frankfort looks to increase from 250 watts at 27.2 meters to 77 meters rebroadcasting Kaspar’s Standards 1570 WILO Frankfort.

New Translator Grants

  • 88.1 K201IT Alpine, CA – Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls – 10 watts @ -18 meters – // 88.9 KAWZ Twin Falls, ID (Coverage Map)
  • 88.9 K205FX St. Joseph, MO – Community Broadcasting – 250 watts @ 90 meters – // 91.5 KSIV-FM St. Louis (Coverage Map)
  • 90.5 W213BZ Gainesville, GA – Living Way Ministries – 13 watts @ 87.4 meters – // 88.9 KTLW Lancaster, CA (Coverage Map)
  • 91.9 W220EJ Weehawken, NJ – Living Way Ministries – 10 watts @ 310 meters – // 88.9 KTLW Lancaster, VA (Coverage Map)
  • 92.9 K225BZ Webster City, IA – Clear Channel – 250 watts @ 94 meters – // 1570 KQWC Webster City (Coverage Map)
  • 96.1 K241CH San Diego, CA – Penfold Communications – 1 watt @ 33.2 meters – // 88.9 KSDW Temecula, CA (Coverage Map)
  • 99.3 K257FW Roma, TX – Wendolynn Tellez – 50 watts @ 75 meters – // 93.3 KLIT Ranchitos Los Lomas, TX (Coverage Map)
  • 101.7 K269GG Encinal, TX – Gwendolynn Tellez – 50 watts @ 71.1 meters – // 93.3 KLIT Ranchitos Los Lomas, TX (Coverage Map)
  • 102.3 K272FL Eagle, ID – Boise Community Radio Project – 10 watts @ 790 meters – // 89.9 KRBX Caldwell, ID (Coverage Map)
  • 107.1 K296GT Mt. Lemmon, AZ – Living Proof, Inc. – 99 watts @ 589 meters – // 93.7 KRQQ Tucson (Coverage Map)

Call Letter Changes

88.7 WKMH-FM Saluda, SC -> WBIJ
92.7 WKZF Starview, PA -> WLPA-FM
96.1 WJYE Buffalo, NY -> WMSX
100.9 KEJL Eunice, NM -> KPER
102.9 KRGN Amarillo, TX -> KEYU-FM
106.3 WHPP Columbia City, IN -> WRDF
700 WWBZ Orange-Athol, MA -> WFAT
1110 KPER Humble City, NM -> KEJL

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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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