WFAS-FM Returns To Westchester

Just two months after Cumulus AC 103.9 WFAS-FM Bronxville, NY completed its move into the New York City market and became Urban AC “Radio 103.9” WNBM, the station’s name and format will return at 2:00 this afternoon. Just yesterday Bridgelight LLC, owners of 94.3 W232AL Pomona, NY was granted a Construction Permit to relocate the translator to the former WFAS-FM tower in White Plains where it will operate with 250 watts at 197 meters rebroadcasting Cumulus’ 95.5 WPLJ New York (Coverage Map). The translator will feed the WFAS-FM programming from 95.5 WPLJ-HD2, which has aired the format as “FAS Online” since 103.9 flipped on July 1.

WQXR Expands Northward

Update 7/29: New York Public Radio closed on its purchase of WDFH today. The station signed-off at 4:05pm and returned shortly thereafter as Classical WQXW simulcasting 105.9 WQXR Newark, NJ. The station anticipates completing its signal upgrade to 250 watts by this fall. Original Report 5/2: New York Public Radio has acquired 90.3 WDFH Ossining, NY from Hudson Valley Community Radio for $400,000. The station, which currently airs a freeform music format mixed with some programming from Pacifica, has asked for a waiver to operate from the studios of Classical 105.9 WQXR Newark, NJ. WDFH serves Northern Westchester County. WDFH currently operates with 53 watts at 145 meters. As part of the asset purchase agreement, NYPR has agreed to file with the FCC an application to increase power to 250...[Read More]