91.9 New York

FCC Applications 9/4

Sales Virginia Tech Foundation sells the CP for 92.1 W221CF Harrisonburg, VA to Verstanding Broadcasting for $62,500. Verstandig has applied to upgrade W221CF from 6 watts at 482.9 meters to 250 watts at 130 meters rebroadcasting News/Talk 550 WSVA Harrisonburg (Coverage Map). MCC Radio acquires 104.1 K281BN Yucca Valley, CA from Advance Ministries for $25,000. K281BN concurrently applies to upgrade from 10 watts at 385.3 meters to 250 watts at -64 meters rebroadcasting News/Talk 1250 KNWH Yucca Valley (Coverage Map). Seehafer Broadcasting is restructuring its ownership as Donald Seehafer is giving his 100% share of the company to his four children. Son Mark Seehafer is then acquiring the shares of his three sisters Sandra Halverson, Karen Stevenson, and Debra Seehafer for promissory notes...[Read More]

FCC Tentatively Grants Five Long Delayed Translator Applications

Five mutually-exclusive translator applications that have been awaiting resolution since the late 1990’s have been tentatively granted. Filed before the FCC switched to a points system to resolve mutually-exclusive noncommercial applications, a decision on which application to grant had been held up by judicial challenges to transition to the points system. These grants are considered tentative as they must now go through a 30 day period for petitions to deny and then routine application processing before Construction Permits are granted. The new grants are: 91.9 Weekhawken, NJ – Living Way Ministries – 10 watts at 310 meters (antenna on Empire State Building) rebroadcasting 88.9 KTLW Lancaster, CA (Coverage Map) 90.5 Narberth, PA – World Revivals, Inc – 27 wa...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/20: NYC FM On The Move

A small Class D FM in New York City is seeking a new dial position. City College of New York’s 90.3 WHCR-FM New York is seeking to relocate to 91.9 in an attempt to find a signal with less interference. With its entire 60dBu coverage area within the 40dBu of WHPC Garden City, WHCR-FM has trouble being heard within a kilometer of the station’s antenna. If approved, which would also require the dismissal of two pending translator applications, WHCR would continue to operate with its current 8 watts at 81 meters. Cesar Guel has been under close scrutiny for a series of LPFM applications. While many of those have been dismissed or are in the process of being modified, Guel’s Hispanic Christian Community Network is purchasing nine translators in California and Nevada from East...[Read More]