93.5 Indianapolis

WFNI Programming Adds New Translator

Emmis Sports “1070 The Fan” WFNI/93.5 W228CX Indianapolis will add a second FM simulcast on 107.5 W298BB Indianapolis on March 30. The addition of WFNI programming on 107.5 will replace the ESPN national lineup and is caused by a power reduction of 93.5 W228CX to 2w/296m due to interference the translator was causing to Woof Boom Radio’s Classic Rock “Max 93.5” WMXQ Hartford City/Muncie. In the January 2016 Nielsen Audio ratings, WFNI/W228CX registered a 2.8 share of the audience, while W298BB fed via 93.1 WIBC-HD2 added an additional 0.4 share. WFNI carries ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in mornings and NBC Sports Radio programming in nights and weekends. When the 107.5 ESPN lineup is eliminated, ESPN programming will replace NBC in those dayparts. Emmis...[Read More]

Emmis Launching Second Indianapolis Sports FM

Emmis Sports “1070 The Fan” WFNI Indianapolis is signing-on a second translator to bring all of its programming to the FM band. While 107.5 W298BB/93.1 WIBC-HD2 Indianapolis is currently a partial mix of WFNI programming and national ESPN radio content, that will change as Emmis prepares to sign-on 93.5 W228CX this weekend. 93.5 W228CX will be a straight simulcast of WFNI as even a 50kW AM is no longer believed to be strong enough without a translator, with the station to rebranded as “93.5 The Fan“. W298BB/WIBC-HD2 will become “ESPN 107.5” airing the national ESPN Radio lineup with the exception of Mike & Mike in mornings which will remain on 1070/93.5. 107.5 will substitute NBC Sports Radio’s Erik Kuselias in that slot. Emmis Market Manager ...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 8/7

Emmis Communications has expanded its Indianapolis cluster with the purchase of 93.5 W228CX Frankfort, IN from Kaspar Broadcasting for $512,000. W228CX holds a CP with a Mattoon Waiver to relocate into Indianapolis where it will rebroadcast Emmis’ Sports “1070 The Fan” WFNI Indianapolis. As we detailed last week in our subscriber exclusive Daily Domains, 107.5 W298BB Indianapolis will drop its partial simulcast of WFNI to go ESPN Radio 24/7 once W228CX signs-on. Station Sales An AM CP just outside Las Vegas is transferred from one company owned by Shubh Khanna to another for $1. Automated Business Services Incorporated transfers 1020 in Blue Diamond, NV to Management Accounting Services. The 1020 CP will operate with 5kW day and 250 watts night when built. Its CP is set t...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/22: New Translator For Indianapolis

Translator Moves Kaspar Broadcasting has completed its move of 94.1 W231CB Frankfort, IN to 93.5 and now seeks a Mattoon Waiver to relocate it to Indianapolis. W231CB would operate with 250 watts at 211 meters from the WFBQ/WOLT tower in the northern part of the city rebroadcasting Radio One’s Gospel “1310 The Light” WTLC Indianapolis (Coverage Map). Positive Alternative Radio’s 102.7 W274AB Petersburg, VA applies to move to 103.3 with an increase to 250 watts at 101 meters rebroadcasting Richmond Christian Radio’s 1290 WDZY Colonial Heights (Coverage Map). iHeartMedia’s CP 105.5 W288CX Columbia, SC seeks to move to a new tower site where it will operate with 250 watts at 186 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of 100.1 WXBT West Columbia (Coverage Ma...[Read More]