Maine Public Broadcasting will launch a second network on Monday, May 9. Maine Public Classical will launch across the network’s HD2 signals and on 91.5 WFYB Freyburg, 99.7 W259BY Waterville, and 106.1 W291CO Bangor. The group is planning on further acquisitions across the state to bring the programming to analog signals. Maine Public Classical will feature local programs Morning Classical with Robin Rilette, Jazz tonight with Rich Tozier, and Down Memory Lane with Toby Leboutillier along with national content to fill out the lineup. With the launch of the second Classical network, the primary Maine Public Broadcasting Network will add additional spoken word programming in place of its current Classical music blocks. Diane Rehm and On Point will move to live clearances, while Here ...[Read More]
FM Changes Way Media’s recently acquired 89.7 KAWA Sanger TX seeks to increase its coverage in Dallas by upgrading from a Class C1 to C0. KAWA will increase power from 14 to 45 watts from its current 518 meter antenna (Coverage Map).
Translator Sales Beasley Media purchases Hope Christian Church’s CP for 97.1 W246CT Salem NJ for $25,000. Beasley plans on moving W246CT to 104.9 in Philadelphia with 99 watts rebroadcasting Brokered Talk 860 WWDB. Priority Radio sells two translator CPs. 104.5 W283BY Toms River NJ goes to World India Radio for $60,000 to rebroadcast 1310 WXMC Parsippany-Troy Hills NJ. 103.7 W279BA East New Market MD is sold to TLBC Holdings for $65,000 to rebroadcast Spanish CHR “La 1320” WVNZ Richmond VA on 101.7. Eastern Shore Radio purchases 96.1 W241BZ Berryville VA from the Sister Sherry Lynn Foundation for $40,000. W241BZ will be paired with 1330 WESR Olney-Onancock in the AM translator waiver period. Priority Communications, Edgewater Broadcasting and iHeartMedia made a three-way ...[Read More]