Saga Communications has won a pair of Petitions for Reconsideration regarding translators in Columbus, OH and Ithaca, NY. In Columbus, Wilks Communications license for 102.3 W272AT has been deleted. The translator had been silent since March 12, 2010 when it was displaced by the move-in of what is now 102.5 WWCD Baltimore, OH. The translator had a CP to relocate to 94.1, but Saga argued there would be interference to its 94.7 WSNY-FM. Because the translator stayed silent until November 10, 2011 without an STA, the FCC has ruled in Saga’s favor that W272AT’s license expired on March 13, 2011 and has been deleted. Over in Ithaca, the grant of a modification of Lake Country Broadcasting’s 96.9 W245BL Branchport, NY to Dundee with a boost from 10 to 250 watts has been overtur...[Read More]
Nextmedia has completed a shakeup of its stations in Southeastern North Carolina. Variety Hits WILT “Will-FM” moves from 98.7 Jacksonville to 104.5 Wilmington, giving it a better signal in the Wilmington market, while taking the WSSM calls from 105.1 Havelock. The aforementioned 105.1 picks up 104.5’s old WRQR calls, but keeps its Adult Standards format for now. 98.7 changes its calls to WLGD and has flipped to Spanish Contemporary as “La Gran D”.