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FCC Report 11/6: The End Of The 250 Mile Translator Waiver

The two waiver periods to move a translator up to 250 miles have come to an end. The RadioInsight AM Translator Tracker currently shows the following statistics for the two filing windows: Total Applications: 1047 CPs Granted: 860 Dismissals: 35 Applications Replaced With Another Station: 7 Pending Applications: 145 Among those 145 pending applications are five pairs of mutually exclusive filings (107.5 Austin TX, 107.5 Minneapolis, 106.3 Portland OR, 103.3 San Diego, and 95.9 St. Louis). Coming up in 2017 will be an open filing window for AM stations that did not participate in the 250 mile waiver window. These stations will be offered available frequencies on a first-come first-served basis. The FCC has not yet announced the full specifics of this filing window or when it...[Read More]

Bustos Media Reacquires Nine Washington Stations

Bustos Media is reacquiring nine stations in Washington State that were transferred to Adelante Media Group in 2010 for $6 million. Returning to Bustos are: Seattle: Regional Mexican “La Gran D 99.3” KDDS-FM Elma Seattle: Spanish CHR “Latino 1210” KMIA Auburn-Federal Way Kennewick/Pasco/Richland: Spanish CHR “Latino 96.7” KMMG Benton City Kennewick/Pasco/Richland: Regional Mexican “La Gran D 97.9” KZTB Milton-Freewater, OR Yakima: Regional Mexican “La Gran D” 96.9 KZTA Naches Yakima: Spanish Adult Hits “Juan 1020” KDYK Union Gap Wenatchee: Country “US 92.3” KZUS Ephrata Wenatchee: Regional Mexican “La Gran D 95.9” KZML Quincy Wenatchee: Talk “Hot Talk 730” KULE Ephrata Bustos Media w...[Read More]