KMED Expands To Grants Pass

Bicoastal Media flipped Classic Hits 99.3 KCMD Grants Pass OR to a simulcast of News/Talk 1440 KMED Medford/106.7 K294AS Ashland on Friday, January 13. Bicoastal is in the process of acquiring KCMD from Three Rivers Broadcasting for $225,000 and is currently operating via LMA.

KZZE Medford, OR Drops Active Rock For AAA

Bicoastal Media flipped Active Rock “Rock 106.3” KZZE Eagle Point/Medford, OR to AAA “The Valley 106.3” KYVL at 12pm today. The flip came after a few hours of stunting with novelty songs as “K-Wing“. Bicoastal is listing Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Lyle Lovett, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and Adele as core artists for the new station. The company made an identical Active Rock to AAA move up the road at 101.5 KFLY Eugene last Thursday. Bicoastal Media flipped KZZE “Southern Oregon’s Real Rock” to KYVL, The Valley “True To The Valley” in Medford, OR. The Valley will feature artists such as Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Lyle Lovett, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and Adele that will be a refreshing and updated feel to Southern Oregon ra...[Read More]

FCC Applications 7/26

A number of the FCC Auction 94 winning applicants have filed to make changes as they apply for their construction permits. Connoissuer Media has applied to move its new 95.9 in Erie, PA east across the New York State line to Mina where it will operate with 1.55kW at 200 meters. Point Broadcasting looks to move its 98.9 Mojave, CA to Mettler, where it will operate with 6kw at -89 meters. Resonance Media’s 96.9 in Grand Portage, MN will downgrade from a C0 to a C1 operating with 100kW at 273 meters. Meanwhile Multi-Cultural Diversity Radio has applied to move one of its two new CP’s in Grand Portage from 102.7 to 98.1 to prevent interference with CILU Thunder Bay, ON. Eternity Records Company seeks to upgrade its 94.3 in Harrisonburg, LA from a Class A to C3. It would operate wit...[Read More]

The Beat Returns To Medford, OR

After stunting for four days with a loop of a beating heart, Mapleton Communications Hot AC “Mix 93” KTMT Medford, OR has returned to its heritage CHR “Beat 93.7” branding. KTMT was CHR throughout much of the 90’s and early 2000’s before a pair of format changes took it to Variety Hits “Mike FM” and its previous Hot AC “Mix 93” positioning. The shift places the station in more direct competition with Opus Broadcasting’s “Hot 98.9” KRVC and Bicoastal Media’s “107.5 Kiss-FM” KIFS.