1540 Albany

1540 WDCD Albany Goes Dark

A few months after shifting its Christian preaching programming to sister 96.7, 1540 WDCD Albany, NY has filed an STA to go dark due to lack of programming. DJRA Broadcasting’s applications states that “WDCD will suspend operations for a period during which it will develop and prepare to deploy a new program format and reposition its voice and identity in the community”. WDCD is licensed to operate with 50kW full time, albeit with a directional signal.

Changes Coming To WPTR Albany

Update 11/11: At 6:00pm, 96.7 began simulcasting sister Christian Talk 1540 WDCD. The stations have been rebranded as “The New Light 96.7” fitting in with the domain registration we told you about last week. The previous Oldies format lives on at MyNewLegends.com. Update 11/4: WPTR sent the following e-mail announcement to its listeners today: Legends Lover: Due to very weighty, financial demands from the lending source DJR Broadcasting has utilized consistently over the years to invest and grow, we are being forced to cancel the New Legends format on 96.7 WPTR on Friday, November 11th. Trust me when I say that we are crushed by the fact that we are obligated to do this. Trust me when I say that it is however categorically beyond our control. We WILL, however, continue the very...[Read More]