105.3 Salt Lake City

FCC Applications 5/31

Translator Changes The pieces continue to get put in place for the upcoming frequency shuffle in Salt Lake City. Wasatch Public Media’s 105.3 K287AE Holladay, UT applies to move to 105.5 with no changes to its 205 watt horizontal/82 watt vertical at 419 meters facilities. The frequency shift will enable the translator to keep its second-adjacent status to KNRS-FM Centerville after it moves from 105.7 to 105.9. K287AE will continue to rebroadcast Public News/Talk 88.3 KCPW-FM Salt Lake City (Coverage Map). Cherry Creek Radio’s 101.9 K270BV Hurricane, UT applies to relocate to St. George with 250 watts at 532 meters rebroadcasting 106.1 KXFF Colorado City, AZ. Edgewater Broadcasting’s CP for 95.3 W237DW Covington, KY/Cincinnati applies to increase power to 250 watts at 236 ...[Read More]

KCPW Salt Lake City Drops NPR Affiliation

Wasatch Public Media’s 88.3 KCPW Salt Lake City is taking the rare step of dropping its NPR affiliation on Monday, June 24. The station is taking this step to differentiate its programming from the University of Utah’s 90.1 KUER-FM. In doing so the station will lose Morning Edition, On Point, Fresh Air, and All Things Considered from its daily lineup. All except On Point also air on KUER-FM. The new lineup, which will feature programming from American Public Media, Public Radio International, Public Radio Exchange and the BBC. The new schedule can be seen here. KCPW CEO Ed Sweeney told the Salt Lake Tribune that the change was based on the inability of the station to raise funds. It became evident to us that it was harder to convince lenders and underwriters that we were unique...[Read More]