WDNC Expands FM Coverage

620 The Buzz WDNC 96.5 Durham 99.3 Raleigh Capitol Broadcasting SportsCapitol Broadcasting Sports “620 The Buzz” WDNC Durham, NC has signed on a second translator.

96.5 W246CG Durham has completed its move and upgrade to 250 watts at 146 meters (Coverage Map) to bring the Sports programming to FM in the Durham half of the Raleigh/Durham market. It joins 99.3 W257CS Morrisville, which launched in April covering the Raleigh side of the market (Coverage Map).

The Buzz carries a local morning show hosted by Mike Maniscalco and Mark Thomas followed by Fox Sports Radio’s Dan Patrick, CBS Sports Radio’s Jim Rome, ESPN Radio’s Dan Le Batard, and CBS Sports Radio in nights and weekends. The station is also heard on 99.9 WCMC-HD2.

“Capitol Broadcasting is working to ensure that our Raleigh-Durham listeners have the best opportunity to tune into our outstanding sports talk programming, along with Duke Football and Basketball on FM,” said 99.9 The Fan ESPN Radio, The Buzz and 1550 ESPN Deportes OM/PD Dennis Glasgow. “In this fast-changing radio landscape, we’re looking for every advantage to grow our listenership for the Triangle sports fan. I think we’ve accomplished that with the addition of these two translators in Raleigh-Durham.”

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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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