101.5 Salisbury/Ocean City

2017 Post-Christmas Format Change Rundown

Completed Changes Sarasota – iHeartMedia’s former “Sarasota News Radio” 1450 WSDV/103.9 W280EV Sarasota flipped to CHR “103.9 Kiss-FM“. (1/1) Oklahoma City – Cumulus Classic Hits “Fun 96.9” KQOB flips to Variety Hits “Alice 96.9“. (12/31) Buffalo – Hawk Communications Classic Hits 1330 WSPQ Springville signed-off. (12/31) Long Island – With 94.7 WLIX-LP signing off, 93.3 W227CL Coram began rebroadcasting “101.5 The Breeze” W268AN Plainview/93.5 WVIP-HD4 New Rochelle. (12/31) Pittsburgh – Calvary Inc. News 1410 KQV went dark. (12/31) Roanoke – Mel Wheeler Inc. launched Classic Rock “97.3 The Rock Channel” W247AD Roanoke VA. (12/31) Webster MA – Just Because Inc. Country &#...[Read More]

101.5 The Mix Debuts In Chincoteague VA

GSB Broadcasting completed its shuffling on the Delmarva with the launch of Rhythmic Hot AC “101.5 The Mix” WVES Chincoteague VA at 10am this morning. Positioning as “Your Beat”, the station is focusing on Pop and Rhythmic Hits of the 90s through now. Core artists are listed as Beyonce, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Pink, and Rhianna. The first five songs on the station were: 702 – Where My Girls At Ed Sheerhan – Castle On The Hill Busta Rhymes – Dangerous Nelly – E.I. Justin Timberlake – Take Back The Night Original Report 11/28: After its failed rebranding of Classic Country “Wow 101.5/87.7” WOWZ-FM Chincoteague VA/WOWZ-LP Salisbury MD to “Cat Country” in October, GSB Broadcasting has instead moved the ...[Read More]

Delmarva Country Station Rebrands… And Reverts After C&D

GSB Broadcasting relaunched Classic Country “Wow 101.5/87.7” WOWZ-FM Chincoteague VA/WOWZ-LP Salisbury MD as “Cat Country” today. By 2:00 the stations had reverted to its previous identity as they were served a Cease & Desist Letter by Adams Radio Group. Adams, which owns Country “K107.7” WKHI Fruitland MD in the Salisbury market, had acquired the Maryland trademark for “Cat Country” from Rothschild Broadcasting earlier this year. Rothschild operated “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT Salisbury until it sold it to RoJo Broadcasting in February and flipped to Urban “Live 97.5“. The IP deal allowed Adams to promote WKHI on WKTT prior to its format change and add midday host EJ Foxx. It now has also prevented GSB from utilizing...[Read More]

Twin Islands Media Group Acquires Eastern Shore Trio

Newly formed Twin Islands Media Group has announced it will acquire Variety Hits 96.5 WCTG from Sebago Broadcasting and Country “Wow 101.5” WOWZ Chincoteague VA from Jackman Holdings. The company will begin to operate both stations and Signal Above LLC’s 87.7 WDCO-LP Salisbury MD (which currently simulcasts WOWZ) on April 1. WCTG and WOWZ are both currently operated via LMA by GSB Broadcasting. Not included in the sale is GSB’s 92.5 WICO-FM Pocomoke City MD, which currently simulcasts WCTG. The partners in Twin Islands Media Group include veteran programmer and Washington DC area on-air talent Chris Roth, engineer Joshua Bohn who is also principle owner of Bohn Broadcast Services, and Dana Ryan who most recently co-hosted mornings at iHeartMedia AC “Magic 96.5...[Read More]