Juan Alberto Ayala is yet again attempting to modify 93.5 W228DF Four Corners FL without the approval of the station he claims will be rebroadcasting. In February we reported Ayala had withdrawn applications for W228DF after 88.3 WPOZ President James Hoge and CBS Radio Orlando Director of Engineering Matthew Agnesi called out W228DF for neither of its filed applications having written permission from those companies to rebroadcast their stations as legally mandated. Since then Ayala filed two additional applications. One specified iHeartMedia's 107.7 WMGF Mount Dora as originating station which was dismissed for yet again not gaining their permission and the second selected JVC Media's 103.1 WOTW Windermere. Following those applications JVC and IHeart have filed petitions to the FCC for...[Read More]
The new antenna at One World Trade Center in New York has its first radio applicant. Rahul Walia has spent the past several months moving the former 104.7 W284BW Franklin Township NJ across Central New Jersey. Now licensed to Perth Amboy NJ, W284BW now seeks to move to the newly constructed tower with 99 watts vertical/464 meters. The translator will operate with a very highly directional signal to protect Pamal CHR "K104.7" WSPK Poughkeepsie NY with all of its coverage going east towards Queens or southwest towards Staten Island and Bayonne NJ. W284BW is currently licensed to rebroadcast SBS Spanish AC "Amor 93.1" WPAT-FM Paterson NJ.
Translator Sales Radio.com LLC acquires the CP for 93.7 W229CG Cleveland from Kevin Youngers for $90,000. The translator will rebroadcast Radio Advantage One’s Liberal Talk 1460 WABQ Painesville, which has applied to convert from commercial to non-commercial status. Alpha Media acquires SSR Communication’s 103.5 K278CF Tallulah, LA for $200,000. K278CF holds a CP to relocate to Jackson, MS as W278BW and will be utilized by Alpha to rebroadcast Gospel 1300 WOAD Jackson. Progressive Broadcasting System sells 99.7 W259BJ Warsaw, IN to Federated Media’s Talking Stick Communications for $60,000. W259BJ will rebroadcast News/Talk “1480 News Now” WRSW Warsaw. Mega Media LLC donates 94.1 K231CL McAllen, TX to Organizacion LLC for no consideration. Station Sales Key Pl...[Read More]
Update 6/28: With Stephens beginning an LMA of the two Shamrock stations much of the existing staff has been let go. Out are Paul Krieger, who was PD of both Classic Hits “94.1 The Sound” KTSO and Alternative “Z104.5 The Edge” KMYZ-FM, KTSO morning host Jason Taylor, and Production Director/KTSO afternoon host Randy Young. Edge morning host Tara and night host Mikey B departed on their own last week. KTSO will be debuting a new format. 941TheBreeze.com was transferred to Stephens servers yesterday and there are social media accounts for parked for the brand. Meanwhile, ABS Communications has closed on its acquisition of 94.5 KEMX Locust Grove and 100.7 KTFR Chelsea which were simulcasting KXOJ, and Christian CHR “100.3 The Kross” KCXR Taft, OK from Steph...[Read More]