1460 Milwaukee

FCC Applications 1/8

The holiday season didn’t lead to a shutdown of activity at the FCC as many applications and sales continued to proceed through the Christmas break. Starting in New York City with a pair of AM’s seeking adjusted facilities. New York Public Radio’s 820 WNYC has proposed a new night operation where it will drop power from 1kW to 930 watts with a new directional array with no changes to its 10kW daytime signal. Radio Vision Cristiana’s 1330 WWRV is attempting to relocate to the tower of 1480 WZRC while remaining at 10kW daytime, but doubling from 5 to 10kW at night. Univision’s 1270 KFLC Fort Worth, TX has applied to change city of license to Benbrook. Benbrook is the current COL of sister 107.1 KESS. Is this a first step in a relocation of KESS? As part of a fre...[Read More]

Milwaukee AM Acquires FM Translator

El Sol Broadcasting, owners of Spanish CHR “La Nueva Ritmo” 1460 WJTI West Allis/Milwaukee has agreed to purchase 97.9 W250BN West Allis from Tim Martz’ Radio Power Inc for $125,000. The currently silent translator has seen resistance to its attempts to move closer to central Milwaukee via multiple steps from its original location near Beloit. The FCC has flagged their most recent application as abuse of process and WLUP Chicago has filed interference claims against the translator. The sale is contingent on the FCC approving the final transmitter move.