FCC Actions The FCC has rejected Roy Henderson's Petition For Reconsideration for the deletion of 99.7 KROY Palacios TX. Henderson had previously admitted to operating KROY from March 1 through 9, 2013 and December 23, 2013 through January 2, 2014 at sites without a license or STA while mostly being silent from the dismantling of its tower in November of 2007 and March 15, 2014 when it began Program Test Authority from its replacement site. Henderson argued that the agency overlooked the station's service to Palacios TX since 2000, his application in 2016 to sell KROY to New Wavo Communications for $550,000 and his efforts to restore broadcast operation, while claiming that the FCC ignored statements from local listeners that KROY did broadcast during the relevant time period although it ...[Read More]
Dismissals Point Broadcasting Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 99.1" KXFM Santa Maria CA has requested and had its CP to change city-of-license to Port Hueneme and serve the Oxnard/Ventura and Santa Barbara markets with 3.8kW/493m revoked. Point stated that it "reached the conclusion that the station as permitted in its CP is unlikely to achieve full radio market coverage unobstructed from the proposed transmitter site (or other existing Class B sites complying with the FM separations rules) and hence might not be sustainable as a local provider."
Chad Adams’ Red Wolf Broadcasting (unrelated to the Connecticut based company of the same name) will take over the LMA of Carolina Christian Radio’s 106.7 WMYT Carolina Beach/Wilmington NC on Monday, March 20. Red Wolf will relaunch the station as “106.7 The Big Talker” WFBT resurrecting the brand that was previously heard on 93.7 WNTB/106.3 WLTT until its flip to News “Port City Radio” in 2013. The format change at those stations were timed to Adams’ retirement from the station. Adams will host from 9-11am while Pam & John Dismukes will join for mornings. The rest of the station’s lineup will include Sean Hannity, Dave Ramsey, Mike Gallagher, Dana Loesch, and Coast To Coast AM. The Big Talker FM will return to the airwaves of coastal No...[Read More]
Update 7/22: After having its original June 3 debut delayed, WMYT debuted its new “My Talker 106.7” programming this morning. The station has also received a CP to downgrade its signal from 5.6kW at 104 meters to 1.8kW at 100 meters. Once built, the station will no longer place a city-grade signal over Wilmington itself. Original Report 5/20: After moving their Christian Talk programming off of 106.7 WMYT Carolina Beach/Wilmington, NC last November, the station will return with Conservative Talk on Monday, June 3. The station, to be branded as “My Talker“, will be run by former WAAV host Curtis Wright. Wright will also host mornings from 6-9am. The remainder of the station’s launch lineup will include Glenn Beck from 9am-12pm, Laura Ingraham from 12-3pm, Sean ...[Read More]
Carolina Christian Radio has announced today that it will drop the Christian CHR format of “88.5 The Edge” WZDG Scotts Hill/Wilmington NC on Monday, November 12. Blaming the move on a financial shortfall, CCR will shift the programming of Christian Preaching/Talk “106.7 The Word” WMYT to 88.5 and attempt to sell the commercial 106.7 allocation. WECT-TV reports that the station recently lost an $8000 a month donor. The following statement was released to listeners today: Hi this is Jim Stephens and I have some sad news to share with our Edge listeners today. Because of shortfalls in support of our ministry we are going to have to sell one of our radio stations. Because of that, after seeking the Lord’s direction, the decision has been made by our Board of Direc...[Read More]