105.5 Asheville

Saga Launches Asheville Outlaw

Saga Communications launched Country “105.5 The Outlaw” W288CQ Asheville/WTMT-HD3 Weaverville NC on Friday, November 20. The translator becomes Saga’s second “Outlaw” branded Country following its debut in Des Moines in September. The station is positioned as “Legends & The Young Guns” featuring a mix of current and classic artists as well as a splash of Southern Rock. The format gives Asheville an in-market competitor to IHeart’s market leading “99.9 Kiss Country” WKSF.

FCC Applications 3/22: New Translator For Indianapolis

Translator Moves Kaspar Broadcasting has completed its move of 94.1 W231CB Frankfort, IN to 93.5 and now seeks a Mattoon Waiver to relocate it to Indianapolis. W231CB would operate with 250 watts at 211 meters from the WFBQ/WOLT tower in the northern part of the city rebroadcasting Radio One’s Gospel “1310 The Light” WTLC Indianapolis (Coverage Map). Positive Alternative Radio’s 102.7 W274AB Petersburg, VA applies to move to 103.3 with an increase to 250 watts at 101 meters rebroadcasting Richmond Christian Radio’s 1290 WDZY Colonial Heights (Coverage Map). iHeartMedia’s CP 105.5 W288CX Columbia, SC seeks to move to a new tower site where it will operate with 250 watts at 186 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of 100.1 WXBT West Columbia (Coverage Ma...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/20: NYC FM On The Move

A small Class D FM in New York City is seeking a new dial position. City College of New York’s 90.3 WHCR-FM New York is seeking to relocate to 91.9 in an attempt to find a signal with less interference. With its entire 60dBu coverage area within the 40dBu of WHPC Garden City, WHCR-FM has trouble being heard within a kilometer of the station’s antenna. If approved, which would also require the dismissal of two pending translator applications, WHCR would continue to operate with its current 8 watts at 81 meters. Cesar Guel has been under close scrutiny for a series of LPFM applications. While many of those have been dismissed or are in the process of being modified, Guel’s Hispanic Christian Community Network is purchasing nine translators in California and Nevada from East...[Read More]