95.7 Rochester

ESPN Comes To FM In Rochester

Entercom has closed on its $150,000 purchase of 95.7 W239BF Greece, NY from Family Life Ministries. The closing coincides with the translator’s move to Rochester and upgrade to 250 watts at 138.1 meters from the tower of 101.3 WRMM (Coverage Map). W239BF is now rebroadcasting Entercom Sports “ESPN 950” WROC Rochester via 92.5 WBEE-HD2, and positioning itself as “ESPN Rochester” with the FM signal emphasized in the logo. The station airs the national ESPN lineup along with a two hour 7-9pm program hosted by Buffalo Bills play-by-play host John Murphy that also airs on sister 550 WGR Buffalo. WROC/W239BF is the local Rochester affiliate of both the Bills and NHL Buffalo Sabres play-by-play.

FCC Applications 12/9: Cumulus Rescinds WOKI Frequency Change

In May, Cumulus News/Talk 98.7 WOKI Oliver Springs/Knoxville, TN proposed a mutually exclusive upgrade which would see the station relocate to 98.3. This week Cumulus has requested that WOKI’s application be dismissed as well as the requested moves of the other stations involved. Central Florida Educational Foundation is proposing a major upgrade to 88.7 WMYZ Clermont, FL. The Class A station currently operates with 1.2kW at 106.7 meters and seeks to rise to a Class C2 with 31kW at 113.4 meters. WMYZ simulcasts sister Christian AC “Z88.3” WPOZ Union Park/Orlando. Entercom has purchased 95.7 W239BF Greece, NY from Family Life Ministries for $150,000. The translator is licensed to rebroadcast Entercom’s 92.5 WBEE-HD2 Rochester, which in turn simulcasts Sports “E...[Read More]