Station Moves Pedro Zamora’s silent 1310 WDTW Dearborn/Detroit, MI applies to rebuild the six tower array that had been
MMTC Broadcasting has sold Silent 1310 WDTW Dearborn/Detroit to Pedro Zemora for $100,000. The station has been silent since Clear Channel demolished the station’s tower site and donated it to MMTC at the end of 2012. Zemora owns three other stations across the country: Regional Mexican “La Ley 105.5” KDLS-FM Perry/Des Moines, Regional Mexican “El Patron 1450” 1450 WZGX Bessemer/Birmingham and silent 620 WJHX Lexington, AL.
Update 12/14: Michiguide.com reports that WDTW will end is current format and turn off its transmitter on December 31. The station’s current six tower array will be dismantled afterwards, so whomever acquires the station from the MMTC will need to find a new tower location before returning the station to the air. Original Report 12/11: Clear Channel has agreed to donate Liberal Talk “AM 1310” WDTW Detroit to the Minority Media & Telecom Council. The MMTC, which acts as a non-profit broker to secure training and ownership for female and minority owners, will turn around and sell or lease the station to such a buyer. Clear Channel previously donated a few other stations to MMTC in 2010 including 690 KFXN Minneapolis. WDTW currently programs a Liberal Talk format that r...[Read More]