Just north of New York City, Cumulus Talk 1230 WFAS White Plains NY is now carrying the CBS Sports Radio network around the clock. Out with the change to “SportsRadio 1230” are local morning host Bob Marrone and the syndicated talk shows that relied on WFAS for a New York market clearance including Jonathan Brandmeier and Clark Howard. Much of WFAS’ afternoon and evening lineup duplicated that of sister 770 WABC New York including Michael Savage, John Batchelor and Red Eye Radio. WFAS gives the CBS Sports Radio network on-air carriage in the NYC market for clearance purposes on top of its HD simulcast on CBS’ 101.1 WCBS-HD3.
Bridgelight LLC has proposed a move of its Pomona, NY translator that could help push along a New York move-in. 94.3 W232AL has applied to move across the Hudson River to the current tower of Cumulus’ 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville. From its new location the translator will be licensed to rebroadcast Cumulus’ 1230 WFAS. There will be a huge increase in power from the 3 watts that W232AL currently runs to the 250 watts translator maximum. The application is contingent on the FCC denying two translator applications from the 2003 filing window that are finally going through processing at the agency. If one of the applications on 94.3 in Dobbs Ferry, NY or Elizabeth, NJ are approved then this application is moot. If approved the translator’s directional 250 watts will cover much of...[Read More]