99.3 Charleston

The Box To Reopen In Charleston

Update 3/27: “99.3 The Box” redebuted at 7:00pm this evening in place of the Spanish Tropical “Ritmo Caliente” programming. The syndicated Big Boy’s Neighborhood based at Emmis’ KPWR Los Angeles will be heard in mornings and local host Flu Season will have the afternoon shift. Original Report 3/22: Apex Broadcasting is preparing to relaunch the Urban “Box” brand in Charleston, SC. The brand previously ran on then 92.5 WIHB from March 2010 until May 2011 when the station flipped to Country “Kickin 92.5” WCKN. The format will soon reappear on 1390 WSPO/95.9 WMXZ-HD2/99.3 W257BQ in place of Spanish Tropical “Ritmo Caliente“. 993TheBox.com was registered by an Apex associate on Thursday. The Facebook page of “Ritmo C...[Read More]

Translator Report 11/6

It’s not every day that you see a full powered station traded for a translator. Cumulus and EMF Broadcasting made such a deal this week with Cumulus sending Oldies 102.3 WFVL-FM Lumberton, NC to EMF for 100.7 K264AS Mooringsport, LA. The translator, which serves the Shreveport market has a construction permit to move to downtown Shreveport with 250 watts. Following the FCC decision to force “104.7 The Oasis” W284BQ Detroit off the air until it can find a new frequency, Radio Power Inc. has applied to move the translator to 93.5 where it will operate with 99 watts. Radio Power has also purchased 97.5 W248AQ Harrison, MI from Radio Assist Ministry for $32,000. That translator has applied to move to downtown Detroit with 250 watts on 107.1. Both 935TheOasis.com and 1071TheOa...[Read More]

Another Charleston Flip: 1390 WXTC Goes Sports

Apex Broadcasting continues the shuffle of its signals in Charleston, SC as it flips Gospel 1390 WXTC to Sports. The new WSPO also adds an FM simulcast on a translator at 99.3. The WSPO calls had been parked at 95.9, which is now WIOP. The station’s lineup features: 6am to 9am – The Tony D. Morning Show (Tony Desiere, Neil Kirkpatirck, and Jennifer Burns) 9am to 12pm – Dan Patrick (Content Factory) 12pm to 3pm – Tim Brando (Sporting News Radio) 3pm to 7pm – Southern Sports Now with Seth Harp, Jonas Mount, and Nick Case 7pm to 10pm – Tim Montemayor (Sporting News Radio) 10pm to 1am – Tony Bruno (Content Factory) 1am to 6am – Sporting News Radio