Edward Walker’s Cityworks Community Broadcasting is selling AAA “101.5 The Music Place” WVMP Vinton/Roanoke, VA to William Amos’ Community Media Group for $175,000. iHeartMedia acquires the CP for 93.3 W227CX Magnolia Park/West Palm Beach from Way Media for $100,000. W227CX will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 92.1 WRLX West Palm Beach. Shamrock Communications purchases the CP for 106.1 K291BX Las Vegas from Broadcast Towers for $15,000. Jonah Creek Media is disbanding its operations in two transfers. 88.9 KXMP Blowout and 99.1 K256BX Luckenbach, TX will be transferred to the newly formed Sun Radio Foundation. 100.1 K261DW Austin will go to Township Media, LLC doing business as SunRadio.com. Both transfers are for no consideration. All three frequencies will continu...[Read More]
EMF Broadcasting is applying to bring another translator into Chicago proper. 101.5 W268AY Seward Township, IL has applied to relocate to the top of the Trump International Hotel where it would operate with 250 watts and rebroadcast Clear Channel’s 95.5 WNUA-HD3. In nearby Joliet, 94.3 W232BL looks to double from 5 to 10 watts with a shift to 99.1 due to interference from co-owned “K-Love” WJKL Glendale Heights. Over in Phoenix, EMF is seeking to relocate and upgrade its 96.5 K243BN Laveen from the South Mountain tower farm to the north side of the city. It will upgrade from 11 to 51 watts. The translator will continue to rebroadcast EMF’s “Air 1” 89.9 KZAI Superior, AZ EMF is also looking to upgrade its translator in St. Louis. 103.7 W279AQ Mascoutah se...[Read More]
Principle Broadcasting Foundation’s Americana 103.1 KDRP-LP Dripping Springs TX has added coverage of Austin via translator. 100.1 K261DW Henly has completed its upgrade and move to Austin where it now operates with 99 watts from the West Lake Hills due west of the city using the HD3 signal of Emmis’ 107.1 KLZT to feed the translator. The 99 watts of coverage is massive compared to the 5 watts of the originating signal. KDRP-LP is also heard on 99.1 K256BX Luckenbach.
Following the shutdown of Martz Communication’s pair of HD fed translators, the company has begun selling off its properties in the market. 97.5 W248AQ Harrison MI has been sold to Salem Communications for $250,000 who will use it to rebroadcast Conservative Talk “1400 The Patriot” WDTK. Martz had purchased the translator last fall for $32,000 and had gained a CP to move it to 92.7 with 250 watts. Following the debut of “ESPN Deportes Chicago” 97.5 W248AO, EMF will be pairing with Clear Channel to launch a second translator in the city. 96.7 W244BQ Park Ridge has applied to operate with 85 watts at 1181 feet with a directional antenna pointed northwest away from WSSR Joliet. The translator will broadcast EMF programming via 95.5 WNUA-HD3. 106.3 W292DT Auburn O...[Read More]