Lancaster PA

WLPA Returns To ESPN Radio 92.7 Simulcast

Hall Communications dropped the Adult Standards format on 1490 WLPA/92.5 W223CH Lancaster PA after just one year to return to a simulcast of Sports “ESPN Radio 92.7” WONN-FM Starview/Harrisburg/York. The move brings WONN-FM’s programming back to Lancaster following the sign-on of W223CH last summer that created interference between the two signals.

Station Sales Week Of May 29

Station Sales Colorado Public Radio is swapping Indie Rock “Open Air” 1340 KVOQ Denver to Cedar Cove Broadcasting for Spanish Christian “Radio Nueva Vida” 88.3 KRKY-FM Fort Collins and the cancellation of a $100,000 promissory note due to Cedar Cover affiliate Mountain Community Translators by Colorado Public Radio. Horizon Broadcasting Group is transferring impending Portland move-in 96.3 KWLZ-FM West Linn, OR to 3 Horizons LLC, a partnership between Horizon and 3 Cities Broadcasting. 3 Cities owns AC “Mixx 96.1” KXXO Olympia/Tacoma, WA, which is required to build a new facility before KWLZ-FM moves into the Portland market. Both stations Construction Permits expire August 31. The University of Sioux Falls is selling 94.5 KCFS Sioux Falls, SD to Badland...[Read More]

iHeart Rumbas In Lancaster

iHeartMedia has flipped Conservative Talk 1390 WLAN Lancaster, PA to Spanish CHR “Rumba 1390“. WLAN had been airing a mix of syndicated talkers and simulcasts from 580 WHP in the adjacent Harrisburg market. The station registered a 0.0 share in the Fall 2014 Nielsen Audio ratings. The new format targets the 8% Hispanic demographic of the market. iHeart also owns a similarly branded “Rumba 1340/92.3” WRAW/92.3 W222BY in the adjacent Reading market.

FCC Applications 5/3: More Baltimore & Atlanta Translator Move-Ins

Translator Moves On the heels of Radio-One taking over the programming of Hope Christian Church’s 106.1 W291BA Baltimore from CBS, Hope is applying to relocate 90.9 W215BY Church Hill, MD across the Chesapeake Bay to 101.5 in Baltimore where it will rebroadcast Radio-One’s “Spirit 1400” WWIN Baltimore. W215BY seeks to operate with 250 watts at 170 meters from the tower of Radio-One’s 92.3 WERQ Baltimore (Coverage Map). Immanuel Broadcasting Network’s 101.9 W270CP Atlanta applies to relocate to downtown Atlanta on 102.1 with 250 watts at 169 meters rebroadcasting an HD subchannel of iHeartMedia’s 94.9 WUBL Atlanta (Coverage Map). Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting’s 99.5 W258CC Athens, GA seeks to modify its CP to relocate to 92.7 with an increase ...[Read More]

WLPA To Flip To Standards

Hall Radio Sports “ESPN 1490” WLPA Lancaster, PA will flip to Adult Standards on Wednesday, April 1. LancasterOnline reports that WLPA is already running promos for the change, which will see the station switch to “America’s Best Music”. Listeners are being directed to switch over to sister Sports “ESPN 92.7” WLPA-FM Starview. The FM flipped to Sports last fall and recently was named the local affiliate for Philadelphia Phillies baseball.