94.9 Poughkeepsie

WALL Returns To Classic Hits

Neversink Media completed its relaunch of 1340 WALL Middletown NY and three translators serving the Hudson Valley this morning. After acquiring WALL in a swap with Townsquare Media for a translator earlier this year, the station relaunched this morning with Classic Hits positioned as “Orange County & The Hudson Valley’s Hometown Station”. The station is also heard on 94.1 W231BP Chester/Newburgh, 94.9 W235BI Middletown, and 105.7 W289BE Ellenville, which are all fed from Townsquare’s 101.5 WPDH-HD2 Poughkeepsie. WALL and former sister 1390 WEOK Poughkeepsie had been programmed with Oldies until earlier this year. Longtime Hudson Valley personality Mark West will host mornings for the station with Jim Frey in afternoons. The stations had been temporarily simulca...[Read More]

Translator Report 6/29

This past week has seen a lot of moves for translators with Clear Channel making moves to add new programming options in two major markets. In Minneapolis/St. Paul, Clear Channel is teaming with EMF Broadcasting to bring two translators to the top of the IDS Center in Minneapolis. Northpine.com reports 93.3 W227BF Shoreview, MN will upgrade from 10 to 99 watts and rebroadcast 97.1 KTCZ-HD2, while 102.5 K273BH Fridley, MN will jump from 41 to 250 watts rebroadcasting 101.3 KDWB-HD2. Clear Channel purchased 103.5 K278BP Cottage Grove, MN from EMF last year. It is used to rebroadcast Sports 1130 KFAN via 100.3 KTLK-HD2. Clear Channel and EMF are also working in tandem in Detroit. As part of the deal that gave Clear Channel access to 103.5 in Minneapolis last year, EMF gained programming contr...[Read More]