97.1 Honolulu

Station Sales Week Of 10/13

Vincent Klepac’s Seaford Media is selling his two stations to separate buyers. Greg Bojko and A. Wray Fitch’s GSB Broadcasting will purchase “101.1 Jack-FM” WSUX-FM Snow Hill/Salisbury MD for $262,500 to join a cluster that includes Variety Hits “96.5 CTG” WCTG Chincoteague VA and Classic Country “Wow 101.5/87.7” WOWZ-FM Chincoteague and WOWZ-LP Salisbury. GSB also has begun operating “Shore Country 99.3” WVES Accomac VA and is currently simulcasting WOWZ as it plans to relaunch the station in November. Seaford Media then sells Regional Mexican “La Z 93.9” 1280 WSUX/93.9 W230CO Seaford DE to Ruby Lopez for $150,000. The sale of Educational Media Foundation’s 106.7 WKHL West Lafayette IN to Woof Boom Radio has a p...[Read More]

C&D Leaves 97.1 Honolulu Nameless

It didn’t take long for Radio-One’s lawyers to put an end to the “Boom” moniker on HHawaii Media’s 97.1 K246BR Honolulu/101.1 KORL-HD4 Waianae. The station’s website is gone and the Facebook page has removed any reference to the now former moniker. Identifying on-air as just “97 dot 1“, the station can be heard online here. Original Report 7/2: Classic Hip-Hop has landed in Hawaii as H. Hawaii Media launches “Boom 97.1” on 97.1 K246BR Honolulu/101.1 KORL-HD4 Waianae. The new format replaces K246BR’s previous Japanese “J-Pop 97.1” format. How long until Radio-One has something to say about their trademarked “Boom” name as they have already gone after other stations using similar branding?