106.9 Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Frequency Shuffle Finally Taking Shape

The long gestating FCC Docket 05-243 that will see stations in four states relocate to new frequencies is starting to take place. Originally filed in July 2005 and approved by the FCC in January 2008, the docket will mainly see many stations in the Salt Lake City market upgrade and/or move to new frequencies. The first batch of moves have begun to be completed as SLC Divestiture Trust II’s 106.9 KEGH Brigham City has moved to 107.1 in Woodruff from Humpy Peak. The station is currently simulcasting Broadway Media’s “ESPN 700” KALL North Salt Lake City. That move will enable EMF Broadcasting’s 107.5 KKLV Orem to move to Kaysville from the Farnsworth Peak tower site used by many of the stations in the market and Broadway Media’s “Mix 107.9” KUDD...[Read More]

Salt Lake City Trusts Combine

The two divestiture trusts formed from the 2010 merger of Simmons Media and Millcreek Broadcasting will be combined. The SLC Divestiture Trust I run by Larry Patrick will be transferred to Jim Burgoyne, the trustee of SLC Divestiture Trust II. The Patrick run stations are CHR 103.9 KUDE Nephi (Simulcasts Simmons’ 107.9 KUDD), Country 105.1 KAUU Manti (Simulcasts Simmons’ 101.5 KEGA), and Country 105.3 KDWY Diamondville, WY. Burgoyne’s trust runs Soft AC 95.9 KMGR Delta/102.7 K274AV Rural Juab County and Country 106.9 KEGH Brigham City. Since forming the SLC Divestiture Trust I has spun-off Sports 1280 KZNS and 97.5 KZNS-FM to Larry H. Miller Communications for $3.25 Million, 103.1 KJQN to Capital Broadcasting for $1.5 Million, and 104.7 KNIV to MAV Media for $3 Million. T...[Read More]