iHeartMedia has launched Regional Mexican “93.7 El Patrón” 1230 KOY/93.7 K229DB Phoenix. The new format replaces Conservative Talk “KFYI 2” on the station and its recently launched translator. The new station features content from iHeart’s Premium Choice network and gives the company a way to include Regional Mexican programming in combo sales buys. The 250w/441m translator operates with a highly directional signal from the South Mountain tower farm covering downtown Phoenix, Tempe, and parts of Chandler, Mesa and Scottsdale.
After 10 days and 47 bidding rounds, the FCC has completed its auction of 112 new FM allocations. The highest bid went to Robinson Entertainment, LLC which paid $2,015,000 for a Class A at 100.3 in Lake Park, FL. That station will cover West Palm Beach and is headed by Nicholas “Dick” Robinson, the Founder/CEO of The Connecticut School of Broadcasting. $452,000 gave Denise Esserman a Class C3 allocation for 93.7 in St. Simons Island, GA. Esserman is a practicing lawyer in adjacent Brunswick, GA, however her husband Eddie is owner of Country “104.1 The Wave” WRJY and Adult CHR “Magic 105.9” WXMK in the market along with serving as a broker for Media Services Group. Ricardo Arroyo wins a 99.7 Class A in Silver Springs Shores, FL for $449,000 serving the Oc...[Read More]