97.5 Tyler

FCC Applications 6/7: Pair Of Stations Sliding Closer To Phoenix

Station Moves 1TV.com’s “Oldies 97.3 KIKO-FM Claypool/Globe, AZ is attempting to make a move to better reach the east side of the Phoenix market. KIKO-FM seeks to shift to 96.5 and upgrade from a Class C3 to a Class C with 32kW at 981 meters (Coverage Map). To make the move happen, Petracom Hot AC “96.5 The Storm” KRFM Show Low would have to relocate to 98.5 with a downgrade from a Class C to a Class C0 with no changes to its 100kW at 303 meters facilities via a Show Cause Order. Just south of Phoenix, East Valley Institute of Technology applies to downgrade its CP for 88.7 KPNG Chandler from a Class C1 to C3 with 15kW at 113 meters (Coverage Map). Another station in the pending Salt Lake City frequency shuffle has applied for its new frequency. Alpha Media’s ...[Read More]

KWRW Completes Tyler Move-In; Flips To Talk

Gleiser Communications has completed the move-in of Classic Hits 97.7 KWRW Rusk, TX into the Tyler market. Now operating on 97.5 licensed to Troup, Gleiser has flipped the station to News/Talk as KTBB-FM. Simulcasting the programming of 600 KTBB/95.7 K239CB Tyler, the addition of the 13kW at 121 meter Class C3 signal to cover the entire Tyler-Longview market. Gleiser as ATW Media purchased KWRW in December for $750,000. The group also owns Sports “ESPN 92.1” KRWR Tyler and “ESPN Deportes 1490” KYZS Tyler.