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FCC Report 9/5: How To Track Translator Applications

"And the thing is we found out about it from a listener." That was Empire Broadcasting head Steve Kingston in response to his AAA 103.1 WRNR-FM Grasonville/Annapolis MD gaining a new co-channel neighbor from the AM Translator Revitalization Waiver. American FM Associates was granted a CP to move 94.3 W276DE Roxana DE to 103.1 in Baltimore where it would rebroadcast Christian Talk 1230 WRBS with 99w/49m. While the new translator will come nowhere near the protected contour of WRNR, the station reaches a much broader area thanks to the water propagation of the Chesapeake Bay. Much like other translators that have attempted to move into markets where rimshot stations were already established, it is doubtful the translator will ever see light of day on 103.1 once WRNR's Petition For Rec...[Read More]

FCC Applications 11/12: Dozens Of New Translators Granted

Dozens of more new translator CP’s have been granted since our last report. Clear Channel was one of the biggest beneficiaries as it gained eight new translators: 94.1 W231CM Southampton, NY – 250 watts – // 97.5 WALK-FM Patchouge 94.9 W235BY Vineland, NJ – 100 watts – // 94.7 WDSD Dover, DE 94.9 W235BX Colliers, WV – 56 watts – // 94.5 WWSW-FM Pittsburgh, PA 96.5 W243DB Kingston, NY – 90 watts – // 96.1 WPKF Poughkeepsie 100.1 K261ED St. Louis, MO – 130 watts – // 100.3 KMJM-FM Bridgeton 100.7 W264CT Shorewood, WI – 104 watts – // 100.7 WKKV-FM Racine 103.7 W279CM Mount Vernon IL – 250 watts – // 89.7 WBMV Mount Vernon 104.9 W285EV Houlton, MN – 250 watts – // 107.9 KQQL Anoka Cavalry Sat...[Read More]

Ticket Expands In Florida Panhandle

Omni Broadcasting has closed on its $135,000 purchase of “93.5 Rocks” WPBH Port St. Joe, FL from Clear Channel’s Aloha Stations Trust. With the sale’s closure the station has flipped to a simulcast of new sister Sports “100.3 The Ticket” WTKE-FM Niceville/Fort Walton Beach under new WTKP call letters.