101.1 Pocatello

Cannonball 101 Explodes Into East Idaho

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.

KEIR Flipping To Mormon Oriented Christian AC

Riverbend Communications will flip News/Talk “101.1 KEIR” 1260 KEIR Idaho Falls/690 KEII Blackfoot/92.7 K224EL Pocatello/101.1 K266AF Pocatello ID to Mormon oriented Christian AC “Sunny AM 1260/690“. The new format will build off the syndicated “Sounds Of Sunday” program that airs on sister AC “Classy 97.3” KLCE with artists such as Hilary Weeks, Michael W. Smith, Cherie Call, Kenneth Cope, Amy Grant, Paul Cardall, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The station will retain the syndicated Dave Ramsey show from 12-3pm. Among the shows being dropped with the change are Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, and the local Idaho’s Morning News with Dylan Carder. Riverbend Communications today announced the launch of a new East Idaho radio station, “Sunny...[Read More]

FCC Applications 11/16

Translator Changes Another translator will attempt to rimshot the Tampa/St. Petersburg market from New Port Richey, FL. 102.7 W274AP New Port Richey applies to move to 103.1 with 250 watts at 411 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of iHeartMedia’s 97.9 WXTB Clearwater (Coverage Map). Advance Ministries’ 103.9 K280DD Riviera, AZ already holds a CP to relocate to Searchlight, NV, but not it applies to make its next move to Las Vegas with 250 watts at 308 meters from the Stratosphere Casino on The Strip. K280DD will rebroadcast a subchannel of iHeartMedia’s 95.5 KWNR Henderson, NV (Coverage Map). Also in the Las Vegas market, Community Education Foundation’s 94.7 K234CL Dolan Springs, AZ applies to operate with 10 watts at 478 meters from a location near Boulder Ci...[Read More]