Thursday, August 17, 2006

FCC news summer 2006

Below are some FCC & CRTC applications & actions for AM stations in the U.S. and Canada.

Listings are for applications filed or actions taken since 1 June 2006. Only major
changes are listed - these consist of changes in frequency and/or city-of-license.
Changes that only affect power or antenna pattern, or that move the tower(s) without
changing the city-of-license, do not appear.


New stations granted:
CA Crescent City 670 500/250 DA2
CO Del Norte 1490 1000/1000 ND
FL Havana 1180 1000/250 DAN
KY South Shore 1450 1000/1000 ND
NH Berlin 1490 1000/930 ND
NH Lancaster 1450 1000/670 ND
NV Sparks 1060 15000/370 DA3
PA Reading 870 850/225 DA2
TX Mabank 890 20,000/250 DA2 KKBM calls already assigned
VA Exmore 890 220/220 DA2
VA Midlothian 1410 350/350 DA2
WA Raymond 1350 5000/500 ND
WY Jackson 1490 420/1000 ND

Major changes granted:
AL Selma 1310 1100/16 ND WJUS from Marion
FL Goldenrod 1140 5000/1500 DAN WRMQ from Orlando
ME Monticello 780 5000/60 ND WREM from 710KHz
MO Springfield 660 1500/44 DA2 KLTI from 1560KHz, Macon MO
OK Catoosa 1120 2000 DAD KEOR from 1110KHz, Atoka; 1000w critical hours
OK Catoosa 1570 1000 DAD KMUR from Pryor; was ND

New-station applications dismissed:
AL Bay Minette 570 technical facilities not available
NM Aqua Fria 1530 18000/570 DAN
TX Iola 1450 250/1000 ND
WA Opportunity 740 technical facilities not available
QC Quebec City 980 technical facilities not available

Existing station to be deleted:
NS Sydney 950 CHER to move to 98.3 FM

Applications filed for new stations:
CA San Luis Obispo 850 500/500 DA2
GU Agana 1170 250/250 ND GU=Guam
MN Albert Lea 1100 850/230 DA2
OR Bend 1400 1000/1000 ND
PA Kearsarge 1590 500/900 DA2
RI Charlestown 1370 2500/5000 DA2
TX Comstock 1450 1000/1000 ND
TX Presidio 1230 800/710 ND
WY Jackson 1450 1000/1000 ND

Applications for major changes:
AS Leone 720 5000/2000 ND WVUV from 648KHz. AS=American Samoa
TX League City 1400 1000/1000 DA2 KHCB from Galveston, was ND
VA East Highland Park 990 4000/2000 DA2 WLEE from Richmond

ND: non-directional at all times
DAD: directional daytime only
DAN: directional at night only
DA2: directional day & night, different patterns
DA3: directional day & night, different patterns; uses a third pattern during "critical hours"


--
Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View (Nashville), TN EM66
http://www.w9wi.com

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