Wednesday, February 18, 2015

BIG AM station gone (temporarily)

New York City; 1560KHz:

WQEW temporarily silent.

The FCC has approved the sale of this station to religious broadcaster Family Stations. WQEW is now off the air. Expect it back any day now with religious programming.

AM stations gone

Hamilton, Alabama;
Augusta, Georgia

WERH & WCHZ deleted.

WERH off over a year. WCHZ license surrendered for cancellation.

Friday, February 13, 2015

AM station going away

Caraquet, New Brunswick: 810KHz
CJVA moving to FM

94.1 with 28kw/66m. This French-language station has been widely heard in the East.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Recent call changes

The following AM stations have recently changed callsigns:

Steamboat Springs, Colo.       1230 KBWZ from KBCR
Twin Falls, Idaho              1270 KTFI from KXQZ
Wendell, Idaho                 1340 KXQZ from KTFI
Cannonsburg, Kentucky          1080 WONS from WYHY
Brockport, New York            1590 WOKR from WASB
San Antonio, Texas             1350 KCOR from KXTN

Friday, February 06, 2015

AM station going away

Brinkley, Arkansas: 1570KHz:
KBRI license surrendered for cancellation.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

AM station going away

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: 1550KHz:
WZRK deleted.

License surrendered for cancellation.

Monday, January 26, 2015

AM station going away

Stratford, Ontario: 1240KHz:

CJCS moving to FM.

Station has applied for 107.1 FM, which will almost certainly be granted.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Recent call changes

The following stations have recently changed callsigns:

Hahira, Georgia         810 WZYN from WTHV
Las Cruces, New Mexico  570 KWML from KGRT
Philadelphia, Penna.    610 WTEL from WIP
Columbia, S. Carolina   560 WVOC from WXBT
San Antonio, Texas     1350 KXTN from KCOR
Victoria, Texas        1410 KITE from KNAL

I don't normally report TV call changes here, but channel 8 in Grand Junction, Colorado has changed three times in recent months... from KJCT to KGBY, then back to KJCT, and now back to KGBY again...