Riverbend Communications has flipped Mormon “Sunny AM” 690 KEII Blackfoot/1260 KEIR Pocatello ID to Variety Hits “Cannonball 101“. Each station has a translator at 101.1 with K266BY Pocatello and K266AF covering Idaho Falls. 1260 KEIR also has new KNBL call letters to match the new format. EastIdahoNews.com reports that the station is featuring a broad playlist stretching from the 1950s through now. Jade Davis is serving as Program Director and the station will feature a rotating group of guest DJs from sister stations and those formerly in the market in mornings.
The FCC has denied Hope Christian Church of Marlton’s attempt to move 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media’s “Mega 1310” WEMG Camden, NJ/Philadelphia, which would’ve become the originating station for the translator. The move would’ve required W289AZ to move approximately 25km to a location with zero overlap with the currently approved signal contours for the translator utilizing the “Mattoon Waiver”. The FCC ruled that because a previous application by Hope to modify the translator was to enable it to qualify for the waiver by making it mutually exclusive to the final move to Camden. “Therefore, the evident purpose of the April Modification was to manipulate the Commission’s modification and waiver policies in a...[Read More]