103.9 Las Vegas

People Moves 4/19: Buster Busts From WNOW-FM

Brandon ‘Buster’ Satterfield is exiting as Program Director/Afternoon Host at Urban One CHR “Radio Now 100.9” WNOW-FM Speedway/Indianapolis IN for a new position to be announced. Satterfield has programmed WNOW-FM since November 2015 and has previously held programming positions at “Wired 96.5” WRDW-FM Philadelphia and worked on-air at “92.3 Now” WNOW-FM New York and “Channel 95.5” WKQI Detroit. Angela Cortez has moved from middays at iHeartMedia CHR “95.7 The Party” KPTT Denver to fill the APD/MD/Midday opening at Urban “Real 103.9” K280DD Las Vegas. Cortez will continue to voicetrack middays at KPTT as well as middays at Rhythmic CHR “Hot 98.3” KOHT Tucson, afternoons at “96.1 The Beat&#...[Read More]

Roxy Romeo Joins Power 99 Philadelphia Morning Show

iHeartMedia Urban “Power 99” 98.9 WUSL Philadelphia has announced the addition of Roxy Romeo to its “Rise & Grind Morning Show”. Romeo will join incumbent co-hosts Mikey Dredd and Mutha Knows starting Monday, March 12. She will be relocating from Las Vegas where she was APD/MD/Midday host at “Real 103.9” K280DD Las Vegas and tracks for additional iHeartMedia stations including “93.7 The Beat” KQBT Houston and “103.5 The Beat” WMIB Miami. Power 99, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B station, announced today that Roxy Romeo will join the Rise & Grind Morning Show, effective March 12. The Rise & Grind Morning Show broadcasts weekdays from 6 – 10 a.m. The Rise & Grind Morning Show, co-hosted by Mikey Dredd and Mut...[Read More]

iHeart Launches Real 103.9 Las Vegas

iHeartMedia ended up making the second new format launch of the day in Las Vegas with the debut of Urban “Real 103.9” K280DD/93.1 KPLV-HD2 at 10:39am. The first song was Kid Ink featuring DeJ Loaf’s “Be Real”. Original Report 8/31: iHeartMedia will launch Urban “Real 103.9” K280DD/93.1 KPLV-HD2 Las Vegas on Friday, September 4 at 10:30am as the station continues to stunt with Christmas music. The website for Real1039.com is live Positioning the station as “Las Vegas’ Real Hip-Hop and R&B”. It will become iHeart’s second station utilizing the “Real” branding following the launch of KRRL Los Angeles in February. The new format will directly target Kemp Broadcasting “Hot 97.5” KVEG and non-commercia...[Read More]

FCC Applications 11/16

Translator Changes Another translator will attempt to rimshot the Tampa/St. Petersburg market from New Port Richey, FL. 102.7 W274AP New Port Richey applies to move to 103.1 with 250 watts at 411 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of iHeartMedia’s 97.9 WXTB Clearwater (Coverage Map). Advance Ministries’ 103.9 K280DD Riviera, AZ already holds a CP to relocate to Searchlight, NV, but not it applies to make its next move to Las Vegas with 250 watts at 308 meters from the Stratosphere Casino on The Strip. K280DD will rebroadcast a subchannel of iHeartMedia’s 95.5 KWNR Henderson, NV (Coverage Map). Also in the Las Vegas market, Community Education Foundation’s 94.7 K234CL Dolan Springs, AZ applies to operate with 10 watts at 478 meters from a location near Boulder Ci...[Read More]

FCC Applications 5/28

After taking a week off for the Memorial Day holiday, we’re back with a roundup of the last two weeks worth of FCC filings. Station Moves Connoisseur Media’s Classic Rock “95.9 The Fox” WFOX Norwalk, CT has applied to change its city-of-license to Southport, CT with no changes to its 3kW at 91 meters signal (Coverage Map). The move will shift WFOX’s home market from Stamford/Norwalk to Bridgeport where it will join sister Hot AC “Star 99.9” WEZN. Domestic Church Media’s Catholic 89.3 WFJS-FM Freehold, NJ proposes an increase from 3.8kW at 50 meters to 15.2kW from the same antenna. The directional pattern will point towards the southeast increasing the station’s coverage towards Brick and Toms River. Translator Moves Educational Media Fo...[Read More]