Las Cruces

KOBE Drops Conservative Talk For Spanish CHR

Bravo Mic Communications News/Talk “B1450” KOBE Las Cruces NM flipped to Spanish CHR “La Equis 92.7” on September 1. The move comes as KOBE prepares to launch its FM translator signal in the next couple of weeks. In a letter to listeners explaining the change, Bravo Mic CEO Michael Smith explained that the move creates the only locally based Spanish language station and was not politically motivated. KOBE aired a local morning show hosted by Kelly O’Connell and syndicated talkers including Rush Limbaugh the rest of the day. Thank you to the loyal listeners of KOBE AM 1450. We apologize if we have disappointed you with our decision to change… Posted by Bravo Mic Communications on Friday, September 1, 2017

Adams Gets Kool In Las Cruces

Adams Radio Group flipped Sports “570 The Ticket” KWML Las Cruces NM to Oldies “Kool Oldies 104.5” with the addition of 104.5 K283CG. The new format is focusing on hits of 1955-1975 to flank sister “Classic Hits 98.7” KSNM Truth Or Consequence. K283CG is operating with 215w/21m covering Las Cruces proper. The format change leaves the Las Cruces market without a Sports station although Townsquare Media’s “ESPN 600” KROD El Paso reaches the market.

FCC Applications 2/8

Station Moves Royce International Broadcasting CHR 97.7 KRCK-FM Mecca/Palm Springs, CA applies to move to an adjacent tower where it will drop power from 2kW to 1.6kW, while increasing height from 174 to 197 meters (Coverage Map). Northwest Indy Radio holds a CP to relocate 91.1 KBSG Westport, WA to 89.5 in Hoquium. Now they apply to move it instead to 90.1 with 600 watts at 96 meters (Coverage Map). Florida Keys Media seeks to double the power of Classic Rock “Sun 103.1” WFKZ Plantation Key/Key Largo, FL. WFKZ applies to modify from a Class C2 with 50kW at 137 meters to a C1 with 100kW from the same antenna height and location (Coverage Map). Translator Moves North of Buffalo, Priority Radio’s 89.1 W206CA Grand Island, NY applies to relocate to 106.9 due to displacement ...[Read More]

Las Cruces Rocket Blasts Online; Zia Country To Launch

Bravo Mic Communications Active Rock “99.5 The Rocket” KXPZ Las Cruces, NM will move its programming online on Tuesday, September 2. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the existing staff will remain with the company. APD/MD Lyndsey Kalson explained the move stating, “Technically, rock stations have never been money makers. We had the most fun, but didn’t make the most money. Classic rock does all right, but listeners want the new rock — Escape the Fate, Royal Blood, Five-Finger Death Punch.” The station’s programming will be located at TheRocketOnline.com. The move will enable the company to launch Country “Zia Country 99.5“. The new format positions the station against Adams Radio Group’s “Your Country 103.9” KGRT-FM. The Zia ...[Read More]

KKVS Goes Classic Hits

Adams Radio Group flipped Regional Mexican “Viva Vista 98.7” KKVS Truth Or Consequences/Las Cruces, NM to Classic Hits on Monday at 12pm. The eponymous “Classic Hits 98.7” is centering its music on the 1980s. Sheila Kirsch, who had been programming sister Country 103.9 KGRT will take over the reins at KKVS. The station is launching Commercial Free and will add an airstaff in the near future.

KSNM Drops Talk For Classic Country

Adams Radio Group has made its first major move since closing on its Las Cruces cluster a few weeks ago. Talk/Sports 570 KSNM Las Cruces relaunched as “Classic Country 570” on January 1. The move was made to give a flanker to sister Country 103.9 KGRT. The station will feature retain its local talk show, “Let’s Talk Las Cruces”, but will trim it from three hours to one, running from 12-1pm daily. Adams Radio of Las Cruces is proud to announce the return of Classic County Music to the airwaves of Las Cruces and Southern New Mexico on CLASSIC COUNTRY 570. Starting today at 6am, KSNM 570 became CLASSIC COUNTRY 570. Veronica Test, Market Manger, says,” This exciting format change is filling a void our listeners have been requesting for quite some time.”...[Read More]