103.3 Wichita

FCC Applications 10/23: Philly Translator Move-In Denied

The FCC has denied Hope Christian Church of Marlton’s attempt to move 105.7 W289AZ Trenton, NJ to the tower site of Davidson Media’s “Mega 1310” WEMG Camden, NJ/Philadelphia, which would’ve become the originating station for the translator. The move would’ve required W289AZ to move approximately 25km to a location with zero overlap with the currently approved signal contours for the translator utilizing the “Mattoon Waiver”. The FCC ruled that because a previous application by Hope to modify the translator was to enable it to qualify for the waiver by making it mutually exclusive to the final move to Camden. “Therefore, the evident purpose of the April Modification was to manipulate the Commission’s modification and waiver policies in a...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/5

Following the grant of a CP to relocate into Des Moines, Saga Communications has acquired 93.9 K230AT Winterset, IA from First Ventures Capital Partners for $87,500. The translator will operate with 250 watts at 107.3 meters once it builds its new facility. It is currently licensed to rebroadcast Clear Channel’s 1040 WHO Des Moines, but that will likely change once the sale is consummated. E-String Wireless has agreed to sell the CP for 102.3 K272FK College Station, TX to Brazos Valley Communications for $95,000. Brazos intends to rebroadcast Regional Mexican “Radio Alegria” 1240 KTAM Bryan on the 250 watt signal. Weston McCarron has exercised his option to purchase 106.7 K294CM Riverside, CA for $10 from Charles Crawford. The translator CP is licensed to operate with 250...[Read More]