101.1 Natchez

FCC Update 8/30: Pittsburgh Translator Move Denied

Last week Educational Media Foundation sought a STA to complete the move of 106.3 W292DH Uniontown, PA into Pittsburgh while it sought out issues with the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA issued a Notice of Presumed Hazard for W292DH’s 250 watt at 165 meters Construction Permit. The STA sought to begin operations at that facility with just 46 watts. But as the city-of-license was to remain in Uniontown the STA would not reach that city nor could it be used to build out a CP, it was declined by the FCC. W292DH is due to rebroadcast iHeartMedia Sports “970 ESPN” WBGG Pittsburgh via a Mattoon Waiver. Translator Moves

Natchez Gets Some Fun

First Natchez Radio Group has launched Classic Hits “Fun 101” 103.9 WWUU Washington/Natchez, MS. WWUU will soon make the move from 103.9 to 101.1 to allow it to increase power from 255 watts to 6kw from its current 100 meter antenna (Coverage Map). The new format is promoting a broad Classic Hits mix from the late 1950’s through mid 80’s.