1580 Phoenix

FCC Report 10/1: Two Salt Lake AMs Turn In Licenses

Station Deletions United Broadcasting Company has requested the deletion of 630 KTKK Sandy and 1510 KLLB West Jordan UT in the Salt Lake City market. Both stations have been silent since May when KTKK's Talk programming was moved to sister 1640 KBJA Sandy. KTKK had been operating via STA from KLLB's tower, which was demolished in June.

FCC Report 6/4: Did Billings Translators Go Rogue?

Following an informal objection and request for enforcement by Connoisseur Media, Edgewater Broadcasting has withdrawn its Construction Permit and License to Cover applications for 96.3 K242CI Casper WY to relocate to 102.5 in Billings MT. Edgewater had applied for and was granted a CP to move K242CI to Billings rebroadcasting Sun Mountain Inc.'s 1340 KBSR Laurel MT where it was operating as AC "Magic 102.5". Connoisseur claims that K242CI and 104.5 K283CP (licensed to rebroadcast 1450 KYLW Lockwood MT) have been operating illegally. Amongst Connoisseur's claims were that K242CI began operating in late 2016 but did not file for a license to cover until March, neither originating AM have not operated for multiple years now and no tower constructed at the licensed site for either station,...[Read More]

FCC Report 2/26: KABC Seeks Higher Night Power

Cumulus Talk 790 KABC Los Angeles is applying to modify its facilities at its future tower sites as its current one is soon to be demolished.

1580 The Fanatic To Launch In Phoenix

CRC Broadcasting will launch Sports “1580 The Fanatic” KQFN Tempe/Phoenix on Monday, February 13. The new format will feature content from CBS Sports Radio and SB Nation Radio along with 8-10 hours of local weekday programming. The station’s daytime lineup includes The Morning Fanatics with K-Ray and Bauer from 6-9am, Fouhy on The Fanatic from 9-10am, CBS Sports Radio’s Jim Rome from 10am-12pm, The Daily Blender with Jeffry O’Brien from 12-2pm, The Dean’s List with Jeff Dean from 2-3pm, Mike ‘Roc’ Muraco and Dan ‘Manuch’ Manucci with Shawn Crespin from 3-6pm. Additional local shows not yet listed will air from 6-9pm and network programming from 9pm-6am and weekends. Roc & Manuch currently air on Hubbard Sports “NBC Sports 1060̶...[Read More]

FCC Update 11/8: Phoenix AM Downgrading

Station Sales Week Of 8/21

Station Sales Radio Disney continues its sell-off as 1580 KMIK Tempe/Phoenix, AZ goes to Jacob Barker’s Gabrielle Broadcasting for $1.4 million. Barker is President/General Manager of Sewanee Phoenix Holding’s Christian Preaching “1280 The Trumpet” KXEG Phoenix. Dreamcatcher Communications is converting their LMA of Hot AC “99.5 The Edge” WAOL Ripley, OH from Queen Cities Broadcasting into a $340,000 purchase. Dreamcatcher owns three other stations in the West Union, OH/Flemingsburg, KY area southeast of Cincinnati. Richard Gillenwaters’ Mountain Radio Group is acquiring an AM and translator in Colorado Springs from two of Vic Michael’s holding companies. Silent 1530 KKHI Colorado Springs goes from Kona Coast Radio, while 106.7 K294CH Divide ...[Read More]