iHeartMedia launched Classic Hip-Hop “PK’s Throwback 105.5” W288DD Tamarac FL/103.5 WMIB-HD3 Miami at 4pm today. The PK in the name stands for sister Urban “103.5 The Beat” WMIB afternoon host Papa Keith who will serve as voice of the new station. W288DD will run commercial-free for 105 days through the summer.
Station Moves Point Broadcasting Rhythmic Oldies “Old School 104.7” KQIE Redlands/San Bernardino, CA seeks to move about 11 miles west where it will operate with 6kW at 1 meter. The move will improve KQIE’s coverage in the western parts of the Riverside/San Bernardino market including Rancho Cumcamonga and Ontario (Coverage Map). Apex Broadcasting Variety Hits “SC 103.1” WVSC Parris Island, SC seeks to modify its CP to return to its current Class C3 status with 6.6kW at 149.4 meters (Coverage Map). Marion Williams’ Rhythmic CHR “Smokin 99.1” WSMK Buchanon, MI/South Bend, IN applies to move a few miles south to the tower of sister 1290 WNIL Niles while doubling its power to 6kW at 96.4 meters. The move will improve WSMK’s coverage within...[Read More]
Station Moves Cumulus’ 590 WARM Scranton, PA has been off the air more often than on since 2009 due to a bevy of transmitter and tower issues. In order to get the station back on the air permanently, Cumulus has applied to decrease power on the station from 5kW around the clock to 1.8kW daytime and 430 watts at night. The move will see two of the station’s five towers dismantled. Joel Kinlow’s Gospel 1560 WGLB Elm Grove/Milwaukee, WI seeks to increase daytime power from 190 watts to 2.5kw and 700 watts critical hours. To do so Silent sister 1550 WZRK Lake Geneva will either relocate or turn in their license. Kinlow purchased WZRK for $100,000 earlier this year. Fairleigh Dickinson University’s 89.1 WFDU Teaneck, NJ is notable for two reasons. It broadcasts from the ...[Read More]