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Wheeler Launches New Sports Station In Roanoke

Mel Wheeler Inc. launched a new Sports station in Roanoke and Lynchburg VA this morning on three signals. The new “Sports Radio” will be heard on 610 WPLY Roanoke, 97.3 W247AD Roanoke and 98.5 W253BT Madison Heights/Lynchburg. The station’s programming will come from Fox Sports Radio with the exception of afternoon drive where they will air Colin Cowherd on three-hour delay from 3-6pm rather than Jay Mohr. 610 WPLY had been WVBE simulcasting Urban AC “The Vibe 97.7/100.1” WVBB-FM Elliston-Lafayette/WVBE-FM Lynchburg.

Translator Report 4/4

Lincoln Financial Media will add an FM signal in Atlanta via Edgewater Broadcasting’s 94.5 W233BF Social Circle, GA. The translator application will cover much of greater Atlanta with 250 watts at 951 feet being fed via an HD subchannel of 94.1 WSTR. This could potentially give Sports “790 The Zone” WQXI Atlanta an FM signal. Clear Channel will be gaining an additional signal in San Antonio. Carlos Lopez’ 105.7 K289BN Pleasanton, TX has been granted a CP to relocate to downtown San Antonio from the tower of Clear Channel’s 101.9 KQXT. It will operate with 145 watts with coverage of downtown San Antonio. Considering the application was prepared by Clear Channel’s engineers it likely will be programmed by the company. Calvary Chapel of Kansas City’s ...[Read More]