106.3 Santa Barbara

Classic Hits 106.3 KRRF Oxnard/Ventura Debuts

Update 4/1: KRRF ended its weekend of stunting and relaunched as “Classic Hits 106.3“. Focusing on music of the 1960’s through 1980’s, the station is launching with 10,006 songs in a row. Duncan Payton joins the station as PD and will hold an on-air shift as well. Original Report 3/31: Cumulus Classic Rock “106.3 The Surf” KRRF Oak View, CA has dropped its format and is stunting with a broad mix of music similar to what is currently airing at sister “Love 105” Minneapolis. KRRF recently completed its move from the Santa Barbara market down to Oxnard/Ventura. The station now operates with 960 watts at 252 meters from a tower in Ventura proper but no longer puts a city-grade signal over Santa Barbara. KRRF now joins a Cumulus cluster that inclu...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/21

We start our semi-regular look at FCC applications in Boston where Horizon Christian Fellowship is looking to relocate 103.7 W279BQ Gloucester, MA to the John Hancock Tower in downtown Boston. If approved, the translator will operate with 10 watts. It is currently licensed to rebroadcast Christian “Renew-FM” 90.1 WRYP Wellfleet, MA. Translators have had a hard time completing upgrades in Detroit due to its proximity to the Canadian border and tight spacing to nearby markets. That isn’t stopping EMF from making an attempt to increase the signal at its 98.3 W252BX. The translator has applied to upgrade to a directional 250 watts pointed directly towards downtown Detroit from its current 170 watt license. With the change, the translator will shift from rebroadcasting a subch...[Read More]