104.3 Fort Myers

Beasley Launches Fort Myers News/Talker

Beasley Media flipped Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes 770” WJBX North Fort Myers FL to News/Talk “WJBX News Talk” today. Positioned as “News, Talk & More”, WJBX is also being carried on 101.5 W268BH Bonita Springs and 104.3 W282BY Fort Myers. W268BH had been part of the Modern AC quadcast “The Link“, while W282BY had been rebroadcasting the ESPN Deportes programing. The lineup on WJBX includes This Morning America’s First News with Gordon Deal from 6-9am, Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade & Friends from 9am-12pm and John Gibson from 12-2pm, Dave Ramsey from 2-5pm, Tom Sullivan 5-8pm, Alan Colmes 8-11pm, and Biz Talk Radio in overnights. Today, Beasley Media Group’s South West Florida Market, covering Fort Myers, Naples and Marco I...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of February 6

Translator Sales University of Northwestern-St. Paul is selling a pair of translators to Beasley Media Group for $200,000. $150,000 is allocated towards 106.5 W293CK Clearwater, FL which will rebroadcast Business “Moneytalk 1010” WHFS Seffner/Tampa. $50,000 goes towards 104.3 W282BY Fort Myers, which will be used to rebroadcast “ESPN Deportes 770” WJBX North Fort Myers. iHeartMedia purchases 96.3 W242BF Springfield, FL from Way Media for $75,000. W242BF will be used to rebroadcast “Fox Sports 590” WDIZ Panama City. Zimmer Radio purchases the CP for 106.5 K293BW Columbia, MO from Radio Assist Ministry for $50,000. Zimmer lists 106.9 KTXY Jefferson City as the originating station. First Ventures Capital Partners sells 94.1 K231BM Poplar Bluff, MO to Eagle ...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/26

Most of the applications of note this week were in regards to translators seeking upgrades. Apex Broadcasting is seeking an upgrade of Variety Hits “SC 103.1” WVSC Parris Island, SC from a Class C3 with 11kW at 114.9 meters to a C2 with 50kW at 150 meters. The application also requests the city of license change to Port Royal as Parris Island was absorbed into Port Royal in 2002. After completing its move from 106.5 in Clinton, MO to 106.9 Harrisonville, MO, K295CH seeks to move again to Kansas City where it will operate with 250 watts at 281 meters. The translator would rebroadcast Union Broadcasting’s Sports/Talk “ESPN 1510” KCTE Independence. On the other side of Missouri, Kaspar Broadcasting’s CP for 102.1 K271CB Saint Peters has applied to shift to ...[Read More]