99.9 Chicago

FCC Applications 2/15

Station Moves Southern Stone Communications Classic Rock “95.7 The Hog” WHOG-FM Ormond-By-The-Sea/Daytona Beach, FL applied to increase from a Class C3 to C2. Retaining its current tower site and 100 meter height, WHOG-FM will increase from 25kW to 48kW (Coverage Map). Better Public Broadcasting Association’s 91.3 KLDB Beaver, OR applies to relocate to 90.9 with no changes to its 100 watts at -22 meters facilities. Translator Moves Windy City Broadcasting’s Smooth Jazz “Groove 103.9” W280EM Chicago has applied to increase from 17 watts to 33 watts horizontal and 99 watts vertical at 355 meters (Coverage Map). American General Media’s 106.9 K295AZ Buttonwillow, CA applies to relocate to 98.1 in Wasco with 3 watts at 34 meters rebroadcasting AC 101.5...[Read More]

Chicago Liberal Talker To Shift FM Signals To Brokered Polish

Newsweb is breaking up its “Chicago’s Progressive Talk” quadracast. While 820 WCPT Willow Springs and 92.5 WCPY Dekalb will retain the Liberal Talk format, Robert Feder reports that 92.7 WCPT-FM Arlington Heights and 99.9 WCPQ will replace the Talk format with brokered Polish programming billed as Polski.fm starting on Monday, June 2. Polski.fm will air daily from 5am to 7pm with a mix of news, talk and music serving the sizable Polish community in the Chicago area. Nights will continue to feature TKC Entertainment’s brokered “Dance Factory Radio“, which has aired on the stations since 2007. Newsweb President Charley Gross told Feder that the reason for breaking off 92.7 and 99.9 “eliminates our broadcasting the same programming on multiple station...[Read More]