The final station of El Dorado Broadcasters San Luis Obispo cluster to find a new owner has been revealed. El Dorado has agreed to donate 101.3 KJRW Los Osos-Baywood to Santa Monica College’s Public 89.9 KCRW Santa Monica/Los Angeles. KJRW was the former AC “Coast 101.3” KSTT until the intellectual property of that station was transferred to American General Media’s 104.5 KIQO last month. KJRW will become the sixth full powered station carrying KCRW’s programming joining 88.1 KCRY Mojave, 88.7 KDRW Santa Barbara, 89.1 KCRU Oxnard, and 89.3 KCRi Indio/Palm Springs.
In addition to the sale of News/Talk 920 KVEC and transfer of the IP of AC “Coast 101.3” KSTT to American General Media’s Classic Hits “Q104.5” KIQO Atascadero, El Dorado Broadcasters has seemingly shut down operations in San Luis Obispo CA. Modern Rock “New Rock 107.3” KURQ Grover Beach ceased broadcasting at midnight and was replaced with a Regional Mexican format. Additionally the web presence for Country “96.1 SLO Country” KSLY-FM San Luis Obispo has gone missing and no word on what is now on 101.3 KJRW following the move of KSTT. Andrew Cannon, PD of the El Dorado San Luis Obispo cluster has crossed town to join Dimes Media Rhythmic CHR “Wild 106.1” as Program Director. Attempts to reach out to El Dorado have so far pro...[Read More]
We now know where the KSTT IP will relocate on July 1. American General Media has registered Coast1045.com for the station and has applied to relocate the KSTT call letters to what is now Classic Hits “Q104.5” KIQO Atascadero. 101.3 in turn will take the KJRW call letters. Rewind? While KSTT was tied for second in the Fall 2015 Nielsen Audio ratings with a 5.1 share, KIQO was not far behind in fourth with a a 4.7 share. Original Report 5/31: El Dorado Broadcasters continues to sell off its assets as it has made a third deal with American General Media to acquire the intellectual property for AC “Coast 101.3” KSTT Los Osos/San Luis Obispo CA. The move will take place on July 1 to as yet unannounced frequency. AGM currently owns Variety Hits “Krush 92.5” K...[Read More]