102.3 Cincinnati

102.3 The Beat Cincinnati Shifting To Urban

iHeartMedia Classic Hip-Hop “102.3 The Beat” W272BY/WEBN-HD3 Cincinnati will shift to Urban on Monday, March 7. Retaining its current “Beat” identity, the move will coincide with the addition of the syndicated Breakfast Club. The new format will place W272BY in direct competition with Radio-One’s “101.1 The Wiz” WIZF. 102.3 The Beat announced today the addition of The Breakfast Club to the station’s weekday morning lineup, effective Monday, March 7. The top-rated morning show starring DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God will join WEBN HD-3 in the Monday through Friday, from 5:30-10:00 a.m. ET. In addition, 102.3 The Beat will become a Mainstream Urban/Hip Hop station, playing artists like Drake, Beyonce, The Weekend, Jerimih, Big Sean, Fett...[Read More]

iHeart Launches 102.3 The Beat Cincinnati

After signing on Thursday with a loop of Ice Cube’s “It Was A Good Day”, 102.3 W272BY Cincinnati/WEBN-HD3 debuted its permanent “102.3 The Beat” Classic Hip-Hop identity at 12pm Friday. The station launched with Dr. Dre’s “Dre Day”, Black Sheep “The Choice Is Yours”, and Jay Z’s “H To The Izzo”. The new format positions W272BY between Radio-One’s combo of Urban “101.1 The Wiz” WIZF and Urban Oldies “Old School 100.3” WOSL. Original Report 12/10: A “Beat” will soon launch in Cincinnati. iHeartMedia registered TheBeatCincy.com yesterday. Now while the site is live promoting itself as Classic Hip-Hop “102.7 The Beat” we don’t think for a second that Rock WE...[Read More]

FCC Applications 10/5: Translator On The Move Into Austin

Station Moves Beasley (Soon to be CBS) Sports 560 WQAM Miami has applied to relocate to the tower of Salem’s 1450 WOCN. The owners of the station’s tower site on Virginia Key notified WQAM and co-tenant 1360 WKAT earlier this year that their leases will not be renewed. At the new site where WQAM will join WKAT and WOCN it will drop its daytime power from its current 5kW to 4.1kW. Nighttime power will remain at 1kW. Cumulus AC “Sunny 97.5” WWSN Whitehall/Muskegon, MI applies to increase from 1.7kW at 130 meters to 3kW at 134.2 meters (Coverage Map). Charles Crawford applies for a major change for his CP for 95.9 in Sonora, TX. The station seeks to increase from a Class A to C3 in Cristoval where it will serve the San Angelo market with 25kW at 48 meters (Coverage Map...[Read More]