104.1 Richmond

WCDX Richmond Adds Second Signal

Radio-One Urban “iPower 92.1” WCDX Mechanicsville/Richmond VA has added a second signal to cover the southern portion of the market. 104.1 W281AW Petersburg has completed its upgrade from 6 to 250 watts and is now carrying the “iPower” programming via 99.3 WKJM-HD2 Petersburg (Coverage Map). WCDX currently ranks third in the Richmond market with a 6.3 share, but trails iHeartMedia Urban “106.5 The Beat” WBTJ. The addition of 104.1 W281AW could potentially help WCDX shrink the current 1.8 share deficit between the two stations.

FCC Applications 7/12: Boosting Roanoke’s Music Place

We apologize for the delay in posting as the FCC database was offline most of the weekend. Station Moves Community Media Group AAA “101.5 The Music Place” WVMP Vinton, VA applies to relocate to the top of Mill Mountain just outside Roanoke where it will operate with 1.2kW at 198 meters (Coverage Map).

Station Sales Week Of 7/10

Translator Sales Zoo Communications is acquiring Silent 94.1 W231CU Miami from Charles Crawford for $650,000. Zoo, operated by Marco Mazzoli, runs iHeartMedia owned Dance “Evolution 93.5” W228BY Miami/WHYI-HD2 and is in the process of purchasing 93.5 WZFL Islamorada. W231CU holds a Construction Permit to move to 104.7 with 99 watts at 230 meters where it will also rebroadcast WHYI-HD2 extending the 93.5 coverage to include North Miami and Hollywood, FL areas (Coverage Map). Liberty University is selling two Virginia translators to national broadcasters. 104.1 W281AW Petersburg will go to Radio-One for $75,000. A concurrent application will increase its power from 6 to 250 watts rebroadcasting Urban Talk 1240 WTPS Petersburg. Saga Communications will expand its newly acquired Ha...[Read More]