More, from our friends at RadioInsight, as a court orders... … [Read more...] about Sagittarius Communications + TRO + FCC = ?
In 2013, Whiplash radio tried to sell their WYCL (1540am, Niles) and WHTX (1570am, Warren). That sale didn't go through, so Whiplash surrenders the licenses for both radio stations. WYCL went on the air in 1963 as WNIO, (NIles, Ohio). The Niles Broadcasting Company owned WNIO (father Frank and son Robert Bevilacqua, and Stephen Conti.) WHTX went on the air in 1955 as WHOT (then, a daytimer), and it was one of the first Top 40 (what we'd now call CHR) formatted radio stations. Myron Jones and Bill Fleckinstein started WHOT. … [Read more...] about Youngstown AM stations deleted
Cumulus Media wants the FCC to dismiss their application for a new translator on 99.9fm, licensed to Youngstown. Originally, Cumulus wanted that translator to simulcast CBS Sports Radio affiliate WBBW (Sports Radio 1240am). Cumulus asked for this dismissal to satisfy a MX application/settlement agreement with Dale Edwards' Kingstrust LLC. Kingstrust has an application with the FCC for their own translator on 99.9fm, licensed to Cortland. Kingstrust's translator will simulcast Ethnic/WKTX (830am, Cortland). … [Read more...] about Cumulus wants the FCC to dismiss a Youngstown application
In the Cleveland market, EMF (Educational Media Foundation) files an STA request to take their translator W215BS (90.9fm, Hinckley) silent, citing interference concerns. … [Read more...] about Cleveland area EMF translator goes silent
Luken's W16BT (Channel 16, Zanesville) changes call letters to WOOH-LP. … [Read more...] about Zanesville’s W16BT becomes WOOH-LP