AM Changes Running on an STA to operate with 10kw day/night as opposed to its licensed 5kW facilities since 1981 to alleviate Cuban interference, iHeartMedia News/Talk 610 WIOD Miami proposes building a new four tower array on the edge of the Everglades with a directional 50kW day and 20kW night. WIOD has broadcast from the North Bay Village island location it shares with former sister WSVN-TV since the 1940s.
With the 250 mile Translator Waiver period starting on Friday, the week leading up to it featured many licensees rushing to get their applications in first. Expecting hundreds of applications to flood the FCC with their waiver applications, we will be featuring daily updates next week with all the translator applications as they are added to the CDBS. To get this information and much more please consider subscribing to RadioInsight Premium today! FM Changes As we reported earlier in the week, Radio Wahpeton Breckenridge is purchasing Classic Hits “92.7 The Drive” KZDR Kindred ND and moving it out of the Fargo market. KZDR applies to relocate to Wahpeton MN with 6kw/46m. To make the move of KZDR possible, Radio Fargo-Moorhead’s 107.9 KPFX Fargo applies to change city-of-li...[Read More]
As the FCC continues grants of applications from the 2003 translator filing window, portions of New York City and Los Angeles will reap the benefits of a new signal. Bridgelight, LLC has been granted 95.1 W236CH Fort Greene, which will operate with 10 watts vertical at 277.3 meters from 4 Times Square in midtown Manhattan. The directional signal will cover most of Manhattan below 42nd Street as well as a good chunk of Brooklyn. Bridgelight operates Christian “The Bridge” 89.7 WRDR-FM Freehold Township, NJ and 99.7 WJUX Monticello, NY in addition to a few other translators in the New York and Hudson Valley markets. WJUX will serve as the originating station for the new translator. In Los Angeles, Gold Coast Broadcasting has been granted 98.3 K252FK Culver City. The 13 watt trans...[Read More]