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FCC Report 11/5: Denver Translator Move Goes Down In Pillar of Fire

Deletions Pillar of Fire's 910 KPOF Denver purchased Silent 98.9 K255BL Craig CO in May 2016 with the intent to relocate it to Denver with 2w/124m. However in the process of the move, Pillar of Fire failed to deal with the issue that it needed to bring the translator back on the air by November 30, 2016 to keep the translator's license alive. Pillar of Fire eventually filed a Petition of Waiver in March requesting the FCC overlook the passing of the one year silent period by claiming they "misunderstood the statutory limitation on the length of time a station may remain silent, and intended to use the translator to improve its service through the FCC’s AM Revitalization initiative". The FCC rejected this claim as its grant of the license transfer included the license's expiration date ...[Read More]

Burlington VT AAA Webcaster Makes Move To FM

Randy Michaels’ Radioactive LLC has found two new lessees for its pair of stations in the Burlington VT/Plattsburgh NY market. 107.1 WNMR Dannemora NY is now WBKM bringing the programming of Burlington based AAA webcaster WBKM.org to FM. Operating out of studios in downtown Burlington, “Burlington’s Kinda Music” has been streaming for the past eight years and features a gold-based AAA library full of local favorites like Phish and Grace Potter. The station is operated by Eric Koval and Tony Gallucci out of studios in downtown Burlington. Meanwhile 100.7 WPLB Plattsburgh West is now WIRY-FM simulcasting the programming of Hometown Radio Inc.’s 1340 WIRY Plattsburgh. WIRY and WIRY-FM program a Full Service AC format with blocks of Country, Oldies and Sports incl...[Read More]