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Georgia State/Georgia Public Broadcasting Tweak WRAS Partnership

Update 6/27: As the student body and alumni continue to protest Georgia State University and Georgia Public Broadcasting’s arrangement to transfer the daytime programming of WRAS, Georgia State has agreed to some concessions. The student-run “Album 88” programming will regain eight hours a week as GPB will program the station only from 8am to 6pm on weekends as opposed to 5am to 7pm. Vice President of Student Affairs Douglas Covey told WRAS staffers that Georgia State is committed to “aggressively pursuing translator frequency for Album 88” so the programming can be heard on an analog signal in addition to WRAS-HD2 during daytime hours. Georgia Public Broadcasting will begin to program WRAS during daytime hours on Sunday, June 29. Update 5/30:Georgia State Uni...[Read More]

FCC Applications 4/16

Station Moves Georgia State University’s “Album 88.5” WRAS Atlanta is again attempting to move its transmission site from the southeast side of the city to downtown. The proposed tower site is used by a few translators as well as auxiliary sites for WUBL, WWPW, WWWQ, and WNNX. WRAS seeks to operate with 50kW at 318 meters. Clear Channel seeks to move two of its Dallas market signals to their auxiliary antenna permanently. 102.1 KDGE Fort Worth-Dallas and 102.9 KDMX Dallas will remain in the Cedar Hill area with 100kW while increasing their height from 485 to 535 meters above average terrain. Educational Media Foundation has completed its move of 102.9 KYSF Bonanza/Klamath Falls, OR to 97.5 and now seeks to increase the station from a C3 to C2. The station will increase fr...[Read More]