102.5 Columbus

CD 102.5 Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Purchase Station License

WWCD Limited has launched a crowdfunding campaign to purchase the station license for 102.5 WWCD Baltimore/Columbus, OH. Randy Malloy’s WWCD Limited has operated Alternative “CD 102.5” via Time Brokerage Agreement on 102.5 WWCD since November 2011 when it assumed the operations of the station from Roger Vaughan’s Fun With Radio. The station is owned by Southeastern Ohio Broadcasting System. The current Time Brokerage Agreement is set to expire in October 2016 with options to renew for two more years at $30,000 for the first year and $33,000 per month for the second. The lease started at $12,000 per month in the first year back in November 2011 and will go up to $25,000 per month this November. The Indie Go-Go campaign launched by the station today seeks to raise $1 millio...[Read More]

Are CD101 Columbus’ Days Numbered?

Update 11/17: The Other Paper reports that the ownership structure of CD101 has been changed in order to preserve the station. Randy Malloy, the GM of the station, has formed a new company WWCD Ltd. to purchase the intellectual property of CD101 from Roger Vaughn’s Fun With Radio. Vaughn will retain a minority share of the new company. The group is finalizing an new lease agreement with Southeastern Ohio Broadcasting. The final line sums up everything that has happened over the past month. The old ownership structure clearly did something that caused the owners of 102.5 to seek out alternative sources of programming and got close enough for FMTalk1025.com to go live. We’re happy to see that Malloy was able to put something together to save the unique CD101 format and programmin...[Read More]