Walnut Radio has purchased Christian Preaching “660 The Word” KCRO/106.5 K293CJ and Conservative Talk “94.5 The Answer” 1420 KOTK/94.5 K233CO Omaha NE from Salem Media. The stations will be purchased by Walnut Radio affiliate Hickory Radio with Salem licensing the Word and Answer brands to the company. The stations will join Walnut’s Oldies “Boomer Radio” 1490 KOMJ/104.1 K281CJ Omaha in Walnut’s local cluster. -Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today it has signed an agreement to sell KCRO-AM (660), KOTK-AM (1420), and affiliated translators to Hickory Radio. Hickory is an affiliate of Walnut Radio, who will manage the radio stations on behalf of Hickory. For listeners, programmers and advertisers, the transition from Salem to Walnut...[Read More]
On the day it resets its national syndicated Conservative Talk lineup with the move of Hugh Hewitt to mornings, Salem Communications has launched the format in Omaha with the debut of “94.5/1420 The Answer“. For 1420 KOTK Omaha, the move is a return to the format it carried from 2005 until 2008 when it flipped to Spanish language Christian programming, most recently as “El Pez“. 94.5 K233CO shifts from rebroadcasting sister Christian Preaching 660 KCRO Omaha to bring The Answer to FM.
Bridgelight LLC has resubmitted its proposed move of 94.3 W232AL Pomona, NY across the Hudson River. The move would bring the translator to the former tower of 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville in White Plains where it would operate with 250 watts at 197 meters rebroadcasting Cumulus’ 95.5 WPLJ New York (Coverage Map). Conveniently Cumulus moved WFAS-FM’s programming to WPLJ-HD2 when it launched “Radio 103.9” WNBM on July 3. Station Moves Shamrock Communications has proposed modifying its CP for 95.9 in Pahrump, NV to operate with 17kW at -103 meters (Coverage Map). Domestic Church Media’s Catholic 89.3 WFJS-FM Freehold, NJ has applied to increase from a Class A with 3.8kW at 50 meters to a B1 with 15.2kW (Coverage Map). Colorado Public Radio’s Classical 88.1 KVO...[Read More]
The holiday season didn’t lead to a shutdown of activity at the FCC as many applications and sales continued to proceed through the Christmas break. Starting in New York City with a pair of AM’s seeking adjusted facilities. New York Public Radio’s 820 WNYC has proposed a new night operation where it will drop power from 1kW to 930 watts with a new directional array with no changes to its 10kW daytime signal. Radio Vision Cristiana’s 1330 WWRV is attempting to relocate to the tower of 1480 WZRC while remaining at 10kW daytime, but doubling from 5 to 10kW at night. Univision’s 1270 KFLC Fort Worth, TX has applied to change city of license to Benbrook. Benbrook is the current COL of sister 107.1 KESS. Is this a first step in a relocation of KESS? As part of a fre...[Read More]