Clear Channel’s Aloha Stations Trust Variety Hits “106.1 Steve-FM” WSFF Vinton/Roanoke, VA will begin simulcasting on 101.7 WSNZ Lynchburg Friday at 5:00pm. WSNV is currently simulcasting Clear Channel’s AC “93.5 Sunny-FM” WSNV Salem/Roanoke. Both WSFF and WSNZ are required to be spun-off so this will pair the two signals together for bidders.
106.1 WZBL Vinton/Roanoke, VA has flipped from Classic Country “106.1 The Bull” to Variety Hits as “106.1 Steve-FM“. WZBL along with sisters “Sunny FM” 93.5 WSNV/101.7 WSNZ are currently in the Aloha Station Trust awaiting to be sold off by Clear Channel. Clear Channel also uses the “Steve-FM” branding on 96.7 WLTY in Columbia, SC.
Update 12/14: VARTV.com confirms our report and expands on it. Classic Country WZBL “The Bull” will move from 104.9 to 106.1 as we reported yesterday. Additionally, CHR WJJS/WJJX will move from 106.1 and 101.7 to 104.9 and 102.7 and AC WSNV “Sunny 93.5” shifts its Lynchburg simulcast from 102.7 WSNZ to 101.7. Clear Channel has placed 93.5, 101.7, and 106.1 into a trust and will need to spin those frequencies off as part of its privatization plan. Original Post 12/13: Is Clear Channel planning a signal swap in Southwest Virginia? A recent domain registration 1061thebull.com redirects users to 1049thebull.com, the website of Classic Country WZBL. 106.1 is currently CHR “Jammin JJS” WJJS Vinton which simulcasts on 101.7 WJJX Lynchburg, however the Class C2 ...[Read More]