104.9 San Jose

USC Acquires 104.9 KCNL San Jose For KDFC

Update 5/26: 104.9 has flipped to Classical. Now KXSC, the station has begun airing Classical Music interspersed with announcements from the airstaff of KDFC that the station will become the South Bay’s home for KDFC on Saturday, June 16. Some of KCNL’s former Spanish programming has been merged into former sister 92.3 KSJO, which has rebranded as “U92.3 – The Universal FM” in the process of adding Spanish and other language programming into what had previously been mainly China oriented. Original Report 3/30: The University of Southern California has agreed to acquire 104.9 KCNL Sunnyvale/San Jose to give Classical KDFC a signal in the South Bay. The $7.5 Million acquisition will join 89.9 KDFC Anguin and 90.3 KUSF San Francisco in filling coverage holes left...[Read More]

DOJ Requires More Clear Channel Spinoffs

Update 2/14/08: Some reports on which stations must be spun-off. The Houston Chronicle states that 101.1 KLOL and either 94.5 KTBZ or 96.5 KHMX will be sold. John Kiesewetter of the the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the pair of 700 WLW and 107.1 WKFS or the pair of 92.5 WOFX and 94.1 WNNF will be sold in Cincinnati. We’ve also heard that 101.9 KWID will be the Las Vegas station, but nothing out of San Francisco that seems conclusive. Original Post 2/13/08: Another step towards completion of the Clear Channel Privatization plan will require the company to spin-off stations in four additional markets. The Department of Justice announced that in order for them to approve the buyout by Thomas H. Lee Partners and Bain Capital, Clear Channel must sell off stations in the San Francisco, ...[Read More]