M&M Broadcasters moved three of its Waco TX properties to new frequencies on Saturday, August 20. AC “Mix 101.3” moved from 101.3 K267AI Moody/KBHT-HD2 to 104.9 KBHT Bellmead placing the format on the stronger Class A signal. Urban AC “Magic 104.9” moved from KBHT to 104.5 K283CD/KBHT-HD3. The Magic format had launched on 104.9 in October 2015. The third move sends Variety Hits “104.5 Bob-FM” to 101.3 K267AI/KBHT-HD2. The Bob format debuted on 104.5 this past May, but was previously heard on 101.3 in a previous incarnation from February 2012 until March 2013.
M&M Broadcasters has returned the Variety Hits “Bob-FM” brand to Waco TX a few years after dropping it. Rhythmic AC “Jammin 104.5” K283CD Waco/KBHT-HD3 Bellmead has given way to a 90s Rock centric Variety Hits brand after just seven months. The Bob-FM brand was previously heard in the Waco market on M&M’s 1590 KLRK/101.3 K267AI from from March 2012 until March 2013.
M&M Broadcasters debuted Rhythmic AC “Jammin 104.5” K283CD Waco/KBHT-HD3 Bellmead on Wednesday. The station is the second flip in the cluster this month overseen by Jason Kidd’s New Generation Radio following the launch of Urban AC “Magic 104.9” KBHT. New Generation describes the new Jammin 104.5 as focusing on “Disco, Dance, Funk, and Freestyle”. K283CD previously rebroadcasted the national ESPN Radio lineup.
Update 10/4: M&M Broadcasters relaunched 104.9 KBHT Bellmead/Waco, TX on Friday as Urban AC “Magic 104.9“. Overseen by New Generation Radio’s Jason Kidd, KBHT has replaced the Westwood One “Touch” network programming for a locally produced playlist. Meanwhile the website for Jammin1045.com has also gone live indicating 104.5 K283CD Waco and KBHT-HD3 will soon debut a new format. Shown on the website as “Jammin Hits 104.5“, the logo matches New Generation Media’s “Smash Hits” 1980s centric Classic Hits format. Original Report 9/16: What’s going on at M&M Broadcasters “Hot 104.9” KBHT Bellmead/Waco, TX? Last month the station let go of all its airstaff and flipped from Rhythmic CHR to Urban AC utilizing W...[Read More]
Station Moves Univision Spanish News/Talk “Radio Mambi 710” WAQI Miami has applied to relocate to the site of sister 1140 WQBA. The station will remain at 50kW directional during the day, but drop from 50kW to 6.3kW at night. As its CP for 30kW at 50 meters was set to expire on August 3, Wisconsin Rapids Seventh Day Adventist Church has applied and been granted a modification for 200 watts at 14 meters in order to get 91.9 WRAO Wisconsin Rapids, WI on-air before the permit expires (Coverage Map). WRAO states that the engineering firm hired to build the station’s facility went out of business before completing the project. After getting the station licensed it plans to reapply for its higher powered facility. Translator Moves After being displaced off the air by the launch...[Read More]
Telesouth Communications has applied to boost its 103.1 WOSM Ocean Springs/Biloxi, MS from a Class C2 with 50kW at 140 meters to a C1 with 100kW at 180 meters. The increased coverage area would add Mobile, AL to the station’s 60dBu coverage area. Pittsburgh Public Media has requested an increase of Jazz 88.1 WYZR Bethany, WV from 1.1kW to 10kW as it attempts to boost its coverage in the greater Pittsburgh area. WYZR rimshots Pittsburgh while serving the Wheeling, WV market. Kevin Youngers has applied to move his CP for 103.9 K280FW Del Valle, TX to 92.9 with a boost from 9 to 170 watts from Austin’s West Lake Hills. The translator is currently licensed to rebroadcast EMF’s 92.5 KVLR Sunset Valley. Ted McCall has applied to relocate 105.9 W290BW Anderson, SC to Greenville ...[Read More]