Saturday, September 14, 2019

FCC AM items early September

FM items are now showing up in a different place in the FCC database -- AM items aren't there yet -- so I've been missing the AM updates.. Here they are:

Phoenix, Arizona: KASA 1540:
Requests STA for unspecified reduced power to a 100-foot wire antenna 25 feet high, located adjacent to the licensed site. Licensed site has been sold.


Santa Barbara, California: KCLU 1340:
Requests power increase to 740 watts day/700 watts night.
Jacksonville, Florida: WZAZ 1400:
OFF, transmitter returned to manufacturer for repairs.
Pinellas Park, Florida: WHBO 1040:
Granted STA for 400 watts non-directional, daytime only to 220-foot wire antenna at 28-00-43/82-29-52. Unable to make authorized new antenna system operate properly; seeking a different site.
Atlanta, Georgia: WYZE 1480:
Requests STA for 10 watts non-directional at 33-42-16/84-22-40. Lost access to licensed site.
Calhoun, Georgia: WEBS 1030:
OFF, in foreclosure.
Douglasville, Georgia: WXJO 1120:
OFF, programming agreement terminated.
Toccoa, Georgia: WNEG 630:
Requests STA for reduced power of 2,500 watts (daytime only) due to suspected insulator problems.
Boise, Idaho: KFXD 630:
Requests STA to test "Enhanced AMC" technology, daytime only for one week beginning tomorrow. (Sept. 15th) Mode would involve up to 150% of authorized carrier power at very low modulation levels, and positive modulation levels up to 150%.
Pocatello, Idaho: KHLY 1440:
Calls changed from KPTO.
Presque Isle, Maine: WEGP 1390:
OFF, fire damage.
Orleans, Massachusetts: WFPB 1170:
Granted STA for 25 watts non-directional (presume daytime only) at a residence in South Orleans, pending approval of permanent new site elsewhere.
Worcester, Massachusetts: WCRN 830:
Requests STA to use nighttime facilities during the day. Lightning damage to pattern controller.
Battle Creek, Michigan: WFAT 930:
Calls changed from WTOU.
Portage, Michigan: WTOU 1560:
Calls changed from WNWN.
Clarksdale, Mississippi: WROX 1450:
OFF, tower struck by lightning.
Great Falls, Montana: KEIN 1310:
OFF, station in receivership.
Pineville, North Carolina: WGIV 1370:
Requests power reduction to 5,000 watts daytime/67 watts night, non-directional at 35-13-04/80-53-36.
Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: WHYF 720:
Requests site change to 40-03-51/77-03-34.
Boerne, Texas: KBRN 1500:
Requests STA for 225 watts (presumably non-directional daytime only) at K280GR translator site 29-50-26/98-49-32. Authorized site no longer financially viable.
Lumberton, Texas: KHTW 1300:
Calls changed from KLLS.
Norfolk, Virginia: WJOI 1230:
Granted STA for 157 watts day & night, non-directional.
Kirkland, Washington: KARR 1460:
Requests power reduction to 740 watts daytime, 19 watts night, non-directional at 47-41-47/122-09-51.

Friday, August 23, 2019

FCC AM items 23 Aug. 2019

Altamonte Springs, Florida: WDYZ 660:
Calls changed from WORL.
Orlando, Florida: WORL 950:
Calls changed from WDYZ.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

FCC AM items 22 August 2019

Marianna, Florida: WTYS 1340:
Granted use of shorter tower (damaged by Hurricane Michael) and power increase from 540 watts to 780 to compensate.
St. Louis, Missouri: WEW 770:
Refiled (and granted) power increase to 10,000/200 DA-2, 38-38-33/90-01-50.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

FCC AM items 21 Aug. 2019

Milton, Florida: WTKE 1490:
OFF August 19th, loss of program source.
Hilo, Hawaii: KHLO 850:
Granted STA to operate at reduced power of 1.7kw due to transmitter problems.
Milan, New Mexico: KEMR 1090:
OFF Aug. 20th pending move to Moriarty.
Dayton, Ohio: WING 1410:
Granted STA to operate 1.25kw non-directional day & night due to lightning damage.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

FCC AM items 20 Aug. 2019

Hesperia, California: KMPS 910:
OFF Aug. 16th; sold.
Las Vegas, Nevada: KDWN 720:
Requests site change to 36-16-04/115-02-42 and power reduction to 25,000/7,500 DA-N. To move 23km northwest and diplex into the KXST-1140 antenna system. KDWN mentions encroaching residential development as one reason for the change.

Friday, August 16, 2019

FCC AM items 16 Aug. 2019

Santa Barbara, California: KOSJ 1490:
Requests permission to reduce tower height from 59 meters (approximately 200 feet) to 39 meters. (approximately 130 feet) Will reduce nighttime power from 1,000 watts to 940.
Great Falls, Montana: KEIN 1310:
OFF July 23rd. Station is in bankruptcy. Expects to return to air once application to sell is approved.
Dayton, Ohio: WING 1410:
Requests STA for 1,250/1,250 ND. Antenna system damaged by lightning. Will not operate at full power in daytime mode, and will not operate at all in nighttime mode.
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: WLIN 1380:
Calls changed from WCBG.
Greenville, South Carolina: WESC 660:
Calls changed (back) from WLFJ.
Clarksville, Tennessee: WWNZ 1400:
Calls changed from WVWB.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

FCC AM items 14 Aug. 2019

Orlando, Florida: WDYZ 950:
Calls changed from WTLN.
Orlando, Florida: WTLN 990:
Calls changed from WDYZ.
Hilo, Hawaii: KHLO 850:
Requests STA for reduced power of 1.7kw pending transmitter repairs.
Fort Wayne, Indiana: WIOE 1450:
Calls changed from WLYV.
Gary, Indiana: WLTH 1370:
Granted nighttime power reduction to 9 watts non-directional, 41-34-17/87-19-02. To abandon former 500-watt nighttime directional antenna and use daytime non-directional antenna 24 hours.
Lebanon, Pennsylvania: WLBR 1270:
Granted STA for 50% power pending transmitter repairs.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: WNTP 990:
Granted STA to operate 10kw night facility during the day pending antenna repairs.
Mount Jackson, Virginia: WSVG 790:
Granted STA for 50% power pending transmitter repairs.