As we first indicated in our 2/4 Domain Insight, iHeartMedia has performed a double flip in Spokane WA. Country “Kix 96.1” KIIX-FM Opportunity has moved to 1280 KZFS/99.3 K257FX Spokane as “Kix 99.3“. That replaces Christian AC “Up! 99.3” on those frequencies. 96.1 KIIX-FM is currently stunting with snippets of Alternative songs promoting the launch of “Alt 96.1” on Monday, March 5 and sweepers from Bobby Bones redirecting listeners of the Country format to the 99.3 signal. KIIX-FM has applied for new KFOO-FM call letters and will feature The Woody Show in mornings. KIIX-FM registered a 1.5 share in the Fall 2017 Nielsen Audio ratings as the third Country signal in the market trailing QueenB Radio’s “Big 99.9 Coyote Country”...[Read More]
iHeartMedia has flipped Sports “Fox Sports 1280” KZFS/99.3 K257FX Spokane, WA to Christian AC “Up 99.3“. JJ Hemingway, who spent 15 years at sister AC “Kiss 98.1” KISC rejoins the company to host mornings. The rest of the lineup includes Heather Williams in middays, Laura Marie in afternoons, and John Tesh’s “Intelligence For Your Life” at night.
Educational Media Foundation is preparing signal upgrades for properties in the San Francisco Bay Area and Cleveland. EMF’s 107.3 KLVS Livermore, CA seeks to relocate about 15 miles west of its current location to a new tower site in the Diablo Mountains east of Oakland. KLVS would operate with 4.1kW at 481 meters increasing its coverage into San Francisco and San Jose (Coverage Map) at the expense of its coverage in Stockton and Modesto. In Cleveland, an application filed by iHeartMedia will see EMF’s 106.1 W291BV Solon, OH move to the current auxiliary antenna of CBS’ 102.1 WDOK where it will operate with 200 watts at 264 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of iHeart’s 96.5 WAKS Akron. The new location will give W291BV coverage of all of Cleveland and its nearb...[Read More]