95.1 Monterey

KNRY Flips To Adult Standards

Mount Wilson FM has dropped the Classical “K-Mozart” programming from 1240 KNRY Monterey, CA and is currently stunting with non-stop Frank Sinatra as it prepares to flip to Adult Standards “Unforgettable 1240” on Monday, March 30. The station lists Nat King Cole, Barbra Streisand, Harry Connick, Jr.,Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Mel Tormè, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Steve Lawrence as core artists in addition to current artists Steve Tyrell, Diana Krall, and Michael Bublé and local “favorite” Doris Day. The Classical programming that had been heard on KNRY will continue on 95.1 K236BK Monterey and 95.9 KMZT-FM Big Sur. Responding to the interest in the great songs of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, The Great American Songbook retu...[Read More]

ZCountry Launches In Monterey

Mount Wilson FM has flipped Classical “K-Mozart” 97.9 KMZT-FM Salinas/Monterey, CA to Country “Z-Country 97.9“. The new format is launching with 10,000 songs commercial free and brings a second Country station to the market joining Clear Channel’s 92.7 KTOM-FM Marina. With the change, 97.9 has returned to its previous KYZZ call letters. The Classical format will remain on 95.9 KMZT-FM (formerly KYZZ) Big Sur and 95.1 K236BK Monterey. Mount Wilson acquired KYZZ in 2013 and flipped the station from Sports to Classical last August. The company also owns Jazz 1240 KNRY in the market. Mount Wilson also owns “Go Country 105” KKGO Los Angeles

FCC Applications 6/12

We start this update with a number of translator sales. Mount Wilson FM continues its expansion in Monterey, CA with the purchase of 94.7 K234AW Monterey from One Ministries for $90,000. The 18 watt translator holds a CP to relocate to 95.1 as K236BK with 250 watts. Once Mount Wilson closes on its recent purchase of 1240 KNRY Salinas, the translator will be used to bring that station to FM. Mount Wilson also purchased 97.9 KYZZ from Buckley last month. Zimmer Radio will bring News/Talk 950 KWOS Jefferson City, MO to FM following its purchase of 100.9 K265CT from Lifesounds, Inc for $35,000. Chicago Public Media has agreed to acquire 91.7 W219CD Elgin, IL from Lifetalk Radio for $52,500. The 10 watt translator will be used to rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 91.5 WBEZ Chicago. Calvary Chapel...[Read More]