96.3 Panama City

iHeartMedia Launches 96 Rock Panama City

iHeartMedia flipped “96.3 Real Fun Beach Radio” 590 WDIZ/96.3 W242BF Panama City FL to Active Rock “96 Rock” at 5pm today. The station will run 5,000 songs commercial free for two weeks before debuting its airstaff on July 17. The station will carry the syndicated Lex & Terry morning show and return former local jock Paco to the market for afternoons. The new format goes after Magic Broadcasting Active Rock “97X” 97.7 WYYX.

Real Fun Beach Radio Debuts In Panama City

iHeartMedia has launched “96.3 Real Fun Beach Radio” on 590 WDIZ Panama City/96.3 W242BF Springfield, FL. The first terrestrial station based on the iHeartRadio streaming channel, the new format features a broad mix of from multiple musical genres including Classic Hits, Country, and Pop, similar to the “Tailgate” branded stations in Charleston, WV and Colorado Springs. We do wonder however, how Beach Radio Inc.’s Classic Hits “Beach 95.1” WBPC Ebro/Panama City will handle their brand identity being used by WDIZ. iHeart purchased the Construction Permit for W242BF from Way Media in February for $75,000, while 590 WDIZ previously ran a Sports format as “Fox Sports 590“. The first few songs on “96.3 Real Fun Beach Radio” were:...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of February 6

Translator Sales University of Northwestern-St. Paul is selling a pair of translators to Beasley Media Group for $200,000. $150,000 is allocated towards 106.5 W293CK Clearwater, FL which will rebroadcast Business “Moneytalk 1010” WHFS Seffner/Tampa. $50,000 goes towards 104.3 W282BY Fort Myers, which will be used to rebroadcast “ESPN Deportes 770” WJBX North Fort Myers. iHeartMedia purchases 96.3 W242BF Springfield, FL from Way Media for $75,000. W242BF will be used to rebroadcast “Fox Sports 590” WDIZ Panama City. Zimmer Radio purchases the CP for 106.5 K293BW Columbia, MO from Radio Assist Ministry for $50,000. Zimmer lists 106.9 KTXY Jefferson City as the originating station. First Ventures Capital Partners sells 94.1 K231BM Poplar Bluff, MO to Eagle ...[Read More]