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WXEX Flips To Seacoast Oldies

After stunting all weekend with The History of Rock and Roll, Port Broadcasting flipped 92.1 WXEX-FM Sanford ME and 1540 WXEX/97.1 W246BP Exeter NH to 1970s based Oldies “Seacoast Oldies” at 7pm on Labor Day. Morning host Dave Stevens remains in place, while his former co-host Lisa G. moves to middays. The move reverses the flip from Classic Hits to Classic Rock made in 2015. Original Report 9/3: A new format is en-route to Port Broadcasting’s “Classic Rock 92.1/97.1” 92.1 WXEX-FM Sanford ME and 1540 WXEX/97.1 W246BP Exeter NH. The stations are “under construction” running the Drake-Chenault documentary The History of Rock and Roll. The station is also running sweepers promoting a new sound coming after the Labor Day holiday.

FCC Report 11/15: KXFM Seeks Shift To Santa Barbara

[alert-note]This is a free preview of our weekly FCC Report available to Radioinsight Premium Subscribers. Click here for Subscription Info.[/alert-note] FM Changes El Dorado Broadcasters is seeking to move Rock 99.1 KXFM Santa Maria CA to Montecito where it would be placed in the Santa Barbara market, but also place coverage over the Oxnard/Ventura market. The station’s application proposes placing KXFM on an existing tower on Rincon Peak where it would downgrade from a Class B to B1 with 1.3kW at 427 meters (Coverage Map). El Dorado owns no other stations in either Oxnard/Ventura or Santa Barbara, but will continue to own 1 AM and 2 FM in the Lompoc/Santa Maria market following the move of KXFM. Further up the California coast, Hooten Broadcasting AAA “92.7 The Skunk” K...[Read More]