Update 10/21: The stunting has come to an end at Entercom’s 96.3 W242BX/WFBC-HD2 Greenville, SC as the station flipped today to Urban “96.3 The Block“. The 5pm launch came following a decoy announcement from “Simon” at noon to throw competitors off the scent. The new format positions W242BX up against SummitMedia Urban AC “107.3 Jamz” WJMZ and Rhythmic leaning CHR “Hot 98.1” WHZT. The new “Block” picks up the syndicated Steve Harvey morning show to compete against Tom Joyner on WJMZ starting on November 2. Today, Entercom Greenville announced the launch of the New 96.3 The Block. 96.3 The Block plays the best hip hop and R & B with superstar Steve Harvey in the morning. 96.3 The Block launched with 10,000 songs in a row...[Read More]
Translator Moves Educational Media Foundation’s 96.5 K243BN Laveen, AZ applies to open up its directional pattern to increase coverage to the east and west while remaining at its current 250 watts at 278.6 meters antenna on Phoenix’s North Mountain. K243BN will likely be heading towards a signal conflict with 1TV.com’s 97.3 KIKO-FM Claypool, which applied last month to upgrade to a Class C on 96.5. K243BN will change its originating station to an HD subchannel of iHeartMedia’s 99.9 KESZ Phoenix (Coverage Map).