92.1 Fort Walton Beach

Community Broadcasters Acquires Fort Walton Beach Cluster

Community Broadcasters will pay $5.9 million for the four Fort Walton Beach stations it is acquiring from Apex Broadcasting. Community will also begin to operate the stations via Time Brokerage Agreement on Monday, June 27. Original Report 6/21: Bruce Mittman and Jim Leven’s Community Broadcasters LLC has announced it has acquired Apex Broadcasting’s four Destin/Fort Walton Beach stations for an undisclosed amount. The four stations are CHR “Q92” 92.1 WECQ Destin, Country “Highway 98” 98.1 WHWY Holt, Variety Hits “102.1 The Wave” WWAV Santa Rosa and Active Rock “103.1 The Blaze” WZLB Valparaiso. Community Broadcasters has been expanding throughout South Carolina over the past year after purchasing Miller Communications and some st...[Read More]

FCC Update 7/8

Cox Urban AC “Kiss 104.1” Greenville/Atlanta, GA has applied to go forward with the previously approved realloting of the city of license to Palmetto, GA. No technical changes are involved. Stereo 93 Inc. CHR 93.7 KISR Fort Smith, AR has applied to move its tower site north where it will add city grade coverage of Fayetteville, AR. The station will adjust from a Class C with 100kW at 381 meters to a C1 with 89kW at 315 meters. Cochise Broadcasting is attempting to change a pair of its Arizona stations. Tucson rimshot 103.7 KXZK Vail has applied to shift from 790 watts at 145 meters to 6kw at 25 meters. 95.3 KCDQ Douglas, AZ applies to relocate to Tombstone where it will upgrade from a Class A with 800 watts at 12 meters to a C0 with 100kW at 300 meters. Apex Broadcasting CHR &#...[Read More]

WFFY & WMXZ Fort Walton Beach Undergo Changes

Update 3/2: WMXZ will become Rock “103.1 The Blaze” WZLB when it debuts its new format at 5pm Central. Update 2/28: 103.1 is now promoting that its new format will launch on Friday, March 2 at 5:00pm. Behind construction sounds the station is teasing such lines as “This Friday at 5 we’re gonna burn up your radio” and “Can you feel the heat? Don’t get burned?” It looks like we’ll have to scratch Foxie1031.com as a possibility. That is now pointing to a domain squatter and has been put up for auction. Update 2/19: WFFY has changed calls to WECQ. The first tidbits of the new 92Q lineup have come out as the syndicated Elvis Duran and Ryan Seacrest will move from WMXZ. Listen to the launch of 92Q at FormatChange.com. Original Report 2/18: Ap...[Read More]