Classical South Florida has closed on its purchase of 88.7 WAYJ Fort Myers from Way Media and has begun programming the station. The new 88.7 WNPS joins Classical South Florida’s network of 89.7 WKCP Miami and 90.7 WPBI West Palm Beach. Way-FM has moved its programming in Southwest Florida to 89.5 WSRX Naple, which will shortly take the WAYJ call letters, and 100.5 W263BI Fort Myers.
Update 2/15: Classical South Florida paid $4.35 Million for WAYJ, while Way Media will acquire WSRX for $1.5 Million. Original Report 2/14: American Public Media’s Classical South Florida enters a third market as it acquires 88.7 WAYJ Fort Meyers, FL from Way Media. In turn Way Media has purchased “89.5 Praise-FM” WSRX Naples from Family Christian Broadcasting and will move its “Way-FM” programming to that frequency and its translator 100.5 W263BI, which is currently in the process of upgrading from 1 watt to 250 watts. Classical South Florida currently airs on 89.7 WKCP Miami and 90.7 WPBI West Palm Beach. The Press Release follows: WAY Media, Inc. today announced that Classical South Florida (CSF), a nonprofit listener-supported public radio organization ded...[Read More]