Q Broadcasting Corporation is picking up the Spanish Urban “Urbana-FM” format currently heard on 92.7 WKIE-LP Kissimmee/93.9 WWRT-LP Orlando FL to place on what was Gospel “Rejoice 103.7” 1140 WRMQ Orlando/103.5 W278CN Eatonville/103.7 W279DI Kissimmee. Gabriel Castro will continue to serve as programmer of the format he first developed for WKIE-LP. The two LPFMs will switch to a Spanish Christian format.
Orlando has gained its second FM Gospel signal in as many months as Q Broadcasting has launched “Rejoice 103.7” W279CO Eatonville. Rebroadcasting 1140 WRMQ Orlando, the translator joins Central Florida Educational Foundation’s “G106.3” W292DZ Orlando/88.3 WPOZ-HD3 in broadcasting Gospel programming on FM in the market. W292DZ launched in August.
Update 8/1: The move of “The Rock” has cleared the way for Central Florida Educational Foundation to launch Gospel “G106.3” on 106.3 W292DZ Orlando/88.3 WPOZ-HD3 Union Park. Original Report 7/29: Central Florida Educational Foundation has moved the Christian Rock programming of 106.3 W292DZ Orlando/88.3 WPOZ-HD3 Union Park to 103.7 W279CT Clermont/WPOZ-HD4. Now billed as “103.7 The Rock“, the station is now only heard in the western suburbs of Orlando in the towns of Clermont, Groveland, Ocoee and Winter Garden. W292DZ registered a mere 0.1 share in the June 2014 Nielsen Audio PPM ratings. 106.3 W292DZ will shortly become “Glory 106.3” based on recent domain registrations. In addition to “The Rock“, Central Florida Educational Ass...[Read More]
In May, Cumulus News/Talk 98.7 WOKI Oliver Springs/Knoxville, TN proposed a mutually exclusive upgrade which would see the station relocate to 98.3. This week Cumulus has requested that WOKI’s application be dismissed as well as the requested moves of the other stations involved. Central Florida Educational Foundation is proposing a major upgrade to 88.7 WMYZ Clermont, FL. The Class A station currently operates with 1.2kW at 106.7 meters and seeks to rise to a Class C2 with 31kW at 113.4 meters. WMYZ simulcasts sister Christian AC “Z88.3” WPOZ Union Park/Orlando. Entercom has purchased 95.7 W239BF Greece, NY from Family Life Ministries for $150,000. The translator is licensed to rebroadcast Entercom’s 92.5 WBEE-HD2 Rochester, which in turn simulcasts Sports “E...[Read More]