iHeartMedia has flipped LGBTQ “Pride Radio 96.7” K244FE Calhoun Beach/Minneapolis MN to Sports “KFAN Plus” utilizing the national Fox Sports Radio lineup. Creating a second Sports brand to pair with “100.3 KFAN” KFXN-FM Minneapolis, the move comes as Hubbard Radio’s “ESPN 1500” KSTP is preparing to eliminate most of its local shows. The station will be fed by 100.3 KFXN-HD2. The 96.7 signal registered a 0.0 share in the July 2018 Nielsen Audio ratings. iHeartMedia Minneapolis announced today the debut of KFAN Plus, Sports Radio 96.7, effective immediately. KFAN Plus, an expansion of KFAN 100.3, will broadcast exclusively on HD Radio and can also be streamed digitally on iHeartRadio. KFAN Plus will broadcast both local and national sport...[Read More]
As the current stunting has shifted to all-Madonna, iHeartMedia has officially announced the launch of “96.7 Pride Radio” on W244CS/107.9 KQQL-HD3 today at 5:00pm. The Twin Cities iteration of Pride Radio will launch with two weeks of commercial-free music consisting of pop and dance hits from artists including Sam Smith, Katy Perry, Zedd, Nick Jonas and Rihanna. The station will feature the national PrideRadio hosts including Ricky in mornings, Delana from 10am to 2pm, Houston from 2-6pm, Pacey from 6-10pm, and Christie 10pm to 2am. The station will also include Twin Cities oriented content. [alert-note]Listen To The Launch of 96.7 Pride Radio at FormatChange.com[/alert-note] iHeartMedia Minneapolis-St. Paul today announced 96.7 Pride Radio, the pulse of LGBT Twin Cities. The ...[Read More]
Translator Moves iHeartMedia is filing to move yet another translator to the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. 96.7 W244CS Hudson, WI, which the company announced the acquisition of last week, has applied to change city-of-license to Calhoun Beach, MN where it will operate with 170 watts at 236 meters (Coverage Map) rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of 107.9 KQQL. Due to interference complaints from 99.9 WXJB Homosassa, FL, Reach Communications has applied to shift 99.9 W207BU Bayonet Point to 100.3. W207BU, which is operated by iHeartMedia as Alternative “Alt 99.9“, would operate with 250 watts at 327 meters directed southward towards St. Petersburg (Coverage Map). Alpha Media’s 94.7 K234CI Marion, TX has completed its relocation into San Antonio and now applies to move ...[Read More]
iHeartMedia is adding another translator to its portfolio in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. United Broadcasting System is selling 96.7 W244CS Hudson, WI to iHeartMedia for $300,000. The currently silent W244CS holds a Construction Permit to relocate its tower site to south of St. Paul with 71 watts at 101.5 meters (Coverage Map). iHeartMedia states its intent to rebroadcast 107.9 KQQL Anoka on the translator, perhaps to give Alternative “Alt 93.3” W227BF Shoreview/KQQL-HD2 additional coverage in the St. Paul side of the market.