96.3 West Palm Beach

Beatz 96.3 Brings Hip-Hop Back To West Palm Beach

“Beatz 96.3” debuted as expected at 4pm today. The new station is launching with a sponsored commercial-free weekend and a social media based contest for Nicki Minaj concert tickets. Update 6/3:“ Beatz 96.3” W242CI Jupiter/West Palm Beach will launch on Friday, June 5 at 4:00pm. Positioned as “Hip-Hop For The Palm Beaches”, the station will fill the hole created by sister “X102.3” WMBX shifting to Urban AC in 2013. Meanwhile at WMBX, Don Chris “Dj Wrekk-1” Williams has been named PD/Afternoon Host. He recently worked as Music Director/Middayer at Radio-One Urban “Hot 96.3” WHHH Indianapolis where he worked under now Palm Beach Broadcasting OM Leo Baldwin. FRIDAY at 4PM! Get ready to turn on your radio to hear the HOTTEST HIP HOP! ...[Read More]

FCC Applications 3/28: Lots Of Florida Translator Moves

Station Moves Point Broadcasting Rhythmic Oldies “Old School 104.7” KQIE Redlands/San Bernardino, CA seeks to move about 11 miles west where it will operate with 6kW at 1 meter. The move will improve KQIE’s coverage in the western parts of the Riverside/San Bernardino market including Rancho Cumcamonga and Ontario (Coverage Map). Apex Broadcasting Variety Hits “SC 103.1” WVSC Parris Island, SC seeks to modify its CP to return to its current Class C3 status with 6.6kW at 149.4 meters (Coverage Map). Marion Williams’ Rhythmic CHR “Smokin 99.1” WSMK Buchanon, MI/South Bend, IN applies to move a few miles south to the tower of sister 1290 WNIL Niles while doubling its power to 6kW at 96.4 meters. The move will improve WSMK’s coverage within...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 2/20

Kevin Terry’s JLD Media is transferring its recently acquired Regional Mexican 100.7 KPDA-FM Mountain Home and “La Gran D” 106.3 KDBI Homedale/Boise, ID to Rancho Radio, LLC for no consideration. The new ownership group will see Terry holding 75% interest and Scot Matthews holding 25%. Matthews’ Mav Media owns Regional Mexican “104.7 La Preferida” KNIV Lymon, WY/Salt Lake City. Digity Media is acquiring the CP for 96.3 W242CI Jupiter, FL from Calvary Chapel Church for $70,000. Digity will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 102.3 WMBX Jensen Beach/West Palm Beach. Sun Broadcasting is selling 900 WBML Macon/105.1 W286CE Fort Valley, GA to Macon Urban Radio Alliance for $125,000. Macon Urban Radio Alliance began operating the stations via Time Brokerage Agreem...[Read More]