101.1 Cape Cod

CHR Returns To Cape Cod

Update 4/4: “Y101” debuted as expected at 11:00. Branded as “The Beat of Cape Cod“, the station’s launch package was a word for word remake of the 1996 launch of WKTU New York. Listen to the launch of “Y101” at FormatChange.com. As Steve McVie tells us, the launch was a tribute to Steve Rivers, the late WXKS & WZOU Boston PD who later helped launch WKTU as head of Evergreen Media programming. The first hour of “Y101” consisted of: LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem Macklemore – Thrift Shop Adele – Set Fire To The Rain (Remix) Fun. – Carry On Ellie Goulding – Lights Pink – Blow Me One Last Kiss Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie Rhianna – Stay Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are Maroon 5 &...[Read More]

Nassau Broadcasting Auction Results

Update 6/14: Two of the stations that Jeff Shapiro’s Vertical Captial Partners acquired the rights to will be spun off to a third party to keep Shapiro under FCC ownership limits. “101.5 The Fox” WEXP Brandon and “Oldies 104.3” WWOD Hartford, VT will be sold William and Gail Goddard’s Electromagnetic Company. Both WEXP and WWOD have simulcasts that will be staying with Vertical Capital so we will need to wait to see what happens with the programming at the pair. Update 5/23: Bill Binnie’s Carlisle Capital has won the bidding for $12.5 Million. The stations will be spilt upon Binnie’s WBIN Media and Jeff Shapiro’s Vertical Capital Partners as follows: WBIN Media will receive 17 stations: Maine – Talk/Oldies 870 WLVP Gorham and 1470...[Read More]

FCC Report 5/29

Woman’s World Broadcasting’s “South 107” 107.1 WTSH-FM Rockmart/Rome, Ga has completed one upgrade and applied for another. The station has jumped from 45kW to 100kW. The application will keep the station at 100kW but increase the antenna height from 158 to 287 meters. If approved the station’s service contour will just miss downtown Atlanta. In Atlanta, Clear Channel’s 94.9 WUBL and 96.1 WKLS are looking to make a minor adjustment. Their application to move to a new tower 150 meters away from their current one. 94.9 will adjust from 99kW to 73.6kW while increasing from 298 to 330 meters. 96.1’s shift is from 99kW at 300 meters to 97kW at 330 meters. Shamrock Communication’s Construction Permit in Amargosa Valley, NV has received a modificati...[Read More]