770 Albuquerque

KKOB Albuquerque Adds $425,000 FM Signal

Cumulus News/Talk 770 KKOB Albuquerque has brought its programming to FM. Following Cumulus’ agreement to purchase 94.5 K233CG Sandia NM from Martha Whitman for $425,000, the translator has immediately begun rebroadcasting KKOB. The translator operates with 250w vertical/1240m giving it great coverage of the Albuquerque market. The translator previously carried an 1980s hits format with 1550 KQNM Albuquerque, but most recently was rebroadcasting “Air 1” 105.5 KQRI. Whitman just closed on the purchase of K233CG from EMF for $61,431.66. As part of that deal she cannot consummate the sale with Cumulus until 365 days have passed. Cumulus will operate the translator via a Retranmission Agreement for $1000 per month which will be pro-rated from the purchase price until then. Cu...[Read More]

Cumulus Dropping Coast To Coast AM In Multiple Markets

Update 5/26: Coast To Coast has been dropped by Cumulus’ 560 KSFO San Francisco. Red Eye Radio slides from sister 810 KGO, which picks up Bloomberg Business News for overnights. Coast To Coast will likely reappear on Clear Channel’s 910 KKSF. Update 4/10: Add KLIF Dallas to the stations dropping Coast To Coast. With the station’s recent shift to News based programming, the station has dropped Coast To Coast and Glenn Beck. Update 2/28: Coast To Coast has been picked up by 980/98.1 KMBZ in Kansas City following its drop by KCMO. Original Report 2/23: Cumulus Media has dropped Coast To Coast AM with George Noory from multiple markets and replaced it with its own Red Eye Radio. Among the stations that have dropped the program are 770 KKOB & 1050 KTBL Albuquerque, 1290 W...[Read More]