With the announcement that it will serve as flagship station for the NHL’s new Vegas Golden Knights, Lotus Communications Sports “Fox Sports 1340” KRLV Las Vegas will begin airing on 98.9 K255CT Henderson. That will displace Regional Mexican “La Caliente” 1230 KLAV from 98.9. The deal with KRLV and the Golden Knights will encompass the company’s Las Vegas market stations in various forms. All game broadcasts will be heard on KRLV/K255CT with some games heard in Spanish on “ESPN Deportes 1460” KENO. Golden Knights staffers and players will also make regular appearances on Rock 92.3 KOMP, Classic Rock “97.1 The Point” KXPT, and Sports “ESPN 1100/100.9” KWWN/K265EZ. Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley and Lot...[Read More]
Lotus Communications has made a pair of format changes at its Las Vegas cluster. Brokered Talk 1230 KLAV Las Vegas and 98.9 K255CT Henderson are currently stunting with Construction Sounds as the station prepares to flip to Regional Mexican “La Caliente“. CalienteLV.com and LaCalienteLV.com were registered by Lotus last week. The 250 watt translator at 98.9 previously was rebroadcasting sister Sports “ESPN 1100” KWWN. Meanwhile Spanish Brokered Talk 1340 KRLV Las Vegas flips to Sports utilizing Fox Sports Radio network programming. KRLV becomes the fourth station in Lotus’ Las Vegas holdings with a Sports format joining “ESPN 1100/100.9“, NBC Sports affiliated “920 The Game” KBAD, and “ESPN Deportes 1460” KENO. Lotus holds a...[Read More]
Lotus Broadcasting has acquired Brokered Talk 1230 KLAV and Brokered Spanish Talk 1340 KRLV Las Vegas from Hemisphere Media for $800,000. The two stations will join a Lotus cluster in Las Vegas that includes Active Rock 92.3 KOMP, Classic Rock “97.1 The Point” KXPT, Regional Mexican “La Buena 101.9” KWID, “Fox Sports 920” KBAD, “ESPN Radio 1100” KWWN/98.9 K257BU, and “ESPN Deportes 1460” KENO. Both 1230 and 1340 operate with 1kW daily, although 1340 has a Construction Permit to move to KLAV’s tower where it will operate with 1kW daytime and 900 watts at night.