Centennial Broadcasting has broken up the simulcast of Classic Country “B105” 104.9 WZFC Stasburg and 105.5 WXBN Berryville VA as WZFC has flipped to a simulcast of News/Talk 1400 WINC Winchester. The move allows WINC to reach into southern portions of the Winchester market including Front Royal and Woodstock VA. Centennial Broadcasting II L.L.C. today announced programming changes coming to two of their stations serving the Winchester, Virginia market. The company has been airing a Country Legends format, known as True Apple Country B105, as a two signal simulcast on WZFC (104.9) and WXBN (105.5) and this simulcast will end on January 31st. On that date, the Country Legends format will continue on WXBN and WZFC will begin simulcasting the programming of sister station NewsTalk...[Read More]
Winchester Radio LLC has relaunched Full Service Classic Hits 610 WXVA/102.9 W275BV Winchester VA as “102.9 Valley-FM“. The new refocused music library features “Nothing But Favorites” of the 1960s-1980s under the oversight of consultant Bob Hamilton. Joe Sanchez remains in mornings. The New Valley 102.9 debuts! A New Adult Hits station format with Favorites From The 60’s, 70’s and 80’s targeting adults 35-64. It kicks off with Mornings hosted by market vet Joe Sanchez at 6am. The New 102.9 Valley FM is consulted by Bob Hamilton of Hamilton Communications. The Shenandoah Valley gets a fresh new sound playing Nothing But Favorites. The New 102.9 Valley FM & AM 610 is WXVA serving Winchester and Fort Royal VA, Martinsburg W Va, & Hagerstown...[Read More]
Sales & Moves Primera Iglesia Evangelica de Apostoles y Progfeta’s 106.1 K291CE Rosenberg, TX has been sold to The RAFFT Corporation for $100,000, a $50,000 time brokerage agreement, and providing the seller with a replacement translator for no cost. The sale comes after K291CE applies to increase to 250 watts at 463 meters to expand its coverage of Houston and its southwestern suburbs. It will rebroadcast Cox Media’s 107.5 KGLK-HD3 Lake Jackson. The Estate of John W. Pike has sold 95.9 W240AJ Endicott, NY to Montrose Broadcasting Corporation for $10,000. Concurrently, the translator applies to relocate to 95.5 with 100 watts at -1 meter rebroadcasting 800 WPEL Montrose, PA (Coverage Map). Barrow Radio Broadcasting acquires 96.3 W242AU Athens-Clarke County, GA from Communi...[Read More]
Clear Channel has acquired 96.3 W242BG Winchester, VA from Liberty University in exchange for an eight year lease to program the HD3 subchannel of 102.5 WUSQ Winchester and the right to lease tower space on the WUSQ tower at no charge. W242BG currently operates with 9 watts at 63.5 meters but holds a Construction Permit to relocate to 95.7 with 45 watts at 46 meters where it will put a serviceable signal over much of the Winchester market in northwestern Virginia. It will rebroadcast a subchannel of Clear Channel’s 98.3 WKSI Stephens City. Liberty will utilize WUSQ-HD3 to feed its Christian “Victory FM” to translators including 89.1 W208AD Winchester, which holds a CP to relocate to 102.1 with 99 watts.