103.9 Olean

FCC Applications 5/25: Resolution In Indianapolis

Translator Moves 97.5 W248AW Franklin, IN has applied to modify its move to Indianapolis with a shift to an adjacent tower with 150 watts at 276 meters rebroadcasting Sports 1260 WNDE Indianapolis (Coverage Map). iHeartMedia is in the process of acquiring the translator from Educational Media Foundation, which was originally being disputed by Emmis on the condition that iHeart intended to rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 94.7 WFBQ on the translator. iHeart responded by stating that was to be a temporary condition to close the sale, but now agrees to keep the translator rebroadcasting WNDE for four years as required by the Mattoon Waiver and Emmis has dropped its Petition For Reconsideration. Hope Christian Church of Marlton wasted little time to make the next step with 105.7 W289AZ Trenton,...[Read More]

WBYB Move Leads To Twin Tiers Shuffle

Colonial Media & Entertainment has completed its move of 103.9 WBYB Kane, PA to Eldred, PA. With the move the station has returned to the air with the “Big Bob Country” format also heard on 99.1 W256BQ Olean/96.7 WVTT-HD4 Portville, NY. With WBYB taking to the air, 95.3 W237CS Smethport/Port Allegany, PA has shifted from rebroadcasting the “Bob” format to that of News/Talk 96.7 WVTT via 106.3 WXMT-HD3. Using three full powered signals and four translators, Colonial’s cluster distributes four formats to the Olean/Portville market of New York and Bradford, Pennsylvania. In addition to WVTT and WBYB, the company operates AC “Bright 93.9” W230BO Olean and Classic Hits “106.3 The Mountain” WXMT Smethport/98.7 254BQ Olean. The company re...[Read More]