95.9 Columbus

95.9 The Drum Launches In Columbus

We have an explanation for the lack of originating signal for what will be W240CX. Sandblast has filed an STA application with the FCC that WTOH’s unable to broadcast its HD4 due to a mismatch in Ibiquity codes between the HD importer and exporter. Stating that it would create a financial hardship to turn the translator off until the HD is fixed, it has requested to stay on the air until it is fixed within approximately 3-5 days. Original Report 1/22: Percy Squire’s Sandblast LP has launched Urban Inspiration/Talk “95.9 The Drum” W240CX Columbus, OH. Formerly 106.7 W294AH the translator completed its move to 95.9 with an upgrade to 99 watts at 218 meters. The new station is launching with the syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show and an afternoon show hosted by forme...[Read More]

FCC Applications 7/31: More Power For NYC Translator

Translator Changes Bridgelight LLC is seeking to increase the power of its CP for 95.1 W236CH Fort Greene, NY from 10 to 99 watts. The translator will cover Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Hudson County NJ from 4 Times Square via Cumulus’ 94.7 WNSH-HD4 (Coverage Map). Spring Arbor University seeks to relocate 98.3 W252CN Holt, MI to Lansing with an increase from 80 watts at 42.6 meters to 170 watts rebroadcasting 106.9 WSAE Spring Arbor (Coverage Map). Educational Media Foundation’s 102.9 W275CA Saginaw, MI applies to increase its CP from 2 watts at 112 meters to 13 watts at 121 meters with a move to 92.3 (Coverage Map). Ben F. Stinson’s 92.7 K224EN Hesperus, CO proposes to relocate to Durango on 92.3 with 250 watts at -269 meters (Coverage Map) rebroadcasting 92.5 KRWN Farmingt...[Read More]

FCC Applications 12/23

North Texas Public Broadcasting is relocating it two FM’s to a new location on Dallas’ Cedar Hill. 90.1 KERA-FM will go from operating with 100kW at 388 meters to 29.7kW at 571.7 meters, while 91.7 KKXT will shift from a Class C with 100kW at 335 meters to a Class C0 with 19.29kW at 571.7 meters. Saga Broadcasting has purchased a pair translator Construction Permits from Edgewater Broadcasting for a combined $65,000. 99.1 W256CI Clarksville, TN will operate with 250 watts rebroadcasting 107.9 WCVQ Fort Campbell, KY and 98.5 K253BQ Jonesboro, AR will operate with 250 watts rebroadcasting 106.3 KJBX Cash. Curtis Media’s Eastern Airwaves has agreed to purchase the CP for 104.9 W285EU Jamestown, NC from Triad Family Network for $100,000. The translator applied last month to u...[Read More]