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El Zol Moves In Philly

Aztec Capital Partners Spanish CHR “El Zol” 1340 WHAT Philadelphia has moved its programming from Priority Radio’s 97.1 W246AQ Collingswood NJ to new sign-on 99.9 W260CZ Philadelphia. WHAT began broadcasting on W246AQ in January 2016 after now defunct competitor “Supra 97.1” WPEN-HD3 moved to 95.3 W237EH Pennsauken NJ. Aztec Capital Partners acquired then 102.5 W273CM Clayton NJ in April 2016 for $10,000. After a move to 92.1 was squashed due to interference complaints by Oldies 92.1 WVLT Vineland NJ, the translator has now completed its move to Philadelphia on 99.9 with 50w/46m. 97.1 W246AQ Collingswood has now returned to carrying the programming of Priority Radio’s Christian CHR “Reach Radio” 89.1 WXHL-FM Christiana DE.

Spanish Stations On The Move In Philadelphia

The Spanish language competition has gotten a little bit hotter in Philadelphia this month. El Zol Media, operators of Aztec Capital Partners’ Spanish CHR “El Zol 1340” WHAT Philadelphia took over the operations of Priority Radio’s 97.1 W246AQ Collingswood NJ right after Christmas and began rebroadcasting their programming on the translator. W246AQ had been rebroadcasting Quilvio Perdomo’s “Supra 97” programming fed via 97.5 WPEN-HD3 since its launch on April 1, 2015. After a few weeks of being relegated to that HD3 signal, the “Supra” brand will return to FM on Broadcast Learning Center’s 95.3 W237EH Pennsauken NJ on February 1. The translator will operate with 250 watts at 47 meters from atop the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hil...[Read More]

Spanish CHR Launching In Philadelphia

As expected, the conflict with the “Super Q” branding has resulted in a name change for the coming Spanish CHR format on 97.1 W246AQ Collingswood/97.5 WPEN-HD3 Burlington, NJ/Philadelphia. The Latin Radio Group operated translator will instead launch on Wednesday, April 1 as “97.1 Supra-FM“. Original Report 3/16: A Spanish CHR will debut on FM in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 1. 97.1 W246AQ Collingswood, NJ will drop its rebroadcast of Priority Radio’s Christian CHR “Reach Radio” 89.1 WXHL-FM Christiana, DE and become “Super Q” fed by Greater Media’s 97.5 WPEN-HD3. The new “Super Q” will be operated by former “Latino 100.3” WKKB Providence PD/Morning Host Quilvio Perdomo ‘DJ Frankie’ Rodrigue...[Read More]