Friday, February 29, 2008

New AM station

Crescent City, California: 1420kHz:
Permit granted for new station.
1,000 watts daytime, non-directional
250 watts nighttime, directional
41-44-56N/124-11-52W

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

AM station deleted

Ocala, Florida: 1290kHz:
WCFI renewal denied, license cancelled.
I think this station has been off the air for more than a year. Federal law requires the FCC to cancel the licenses of stations that have been off for this long.

Amendment to application for new AM station

Many Farms, Arizona: 1260kHz:
Application amended from 1250kHz.
Power to increase from 250 watts full time, non-directional to 1,000 watts daytime; 250 watts night; directional all hours with two different patterns.
Proposed tower site changed to 36-19-30N/109-40-45W.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

New AM stations

Honaunau, Hawaii: 1340kHz:
Permit granted for new station
10,000 watts fulltime, non-directional.
Tower at 19-31-13N/155-55-04W.

This would be the only station in the U.S. on a local channel running more than 1,000 watts.

(local channels are 1230, 1240, 1340, 1400, 1450, and 1490kHz)



Alpine, Texas: 1490kHz:
Application for new station reinstated
1,000 watts non-directional fulltime.
Tower at 30-22-38N/103-43-56W.



Marathon, Texas: 1470kHz:
Permit granted for new station
10,000 watts daytime, non-directional
250 watts nighttime, directional
Towers at 30-13-09N/103-14-02W.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

AM call changes


Jasper, Ala. 1240 WJLX from WZTQ
Lancaster, Calif. 1380 KOSS from KWJL
Macon, Ga. 1280 WIBB from WLCG
Kansas City, Kans. 1250 KYYS from KKHK
Liberal, Kans. 1470 KSMM from KYUU
Brooklyn Park, Minn. 1470 KMNQ from KRJJ
Flemington, N.J. 1040 WNJE from WCHR
Trenton, N.J. 920 WCHR from WPHY. Was briefly WNJE.
Watkins Glen, N.Y. 1490 WRCE from WTYX
Ashland, Ore. 580 KGAY from KTMT
Milwaukie, Ore. 1010 KOOR from KMUZ
Florence, S.C. 1230 WOLH from WOLS
Big Spring, Tex. 730 KBQX new station
Midland, Tex. 1150 KLPF from KVDG
Wenatchee, Wash. 1340 KZNW from KWWX
Greenville, S.C. 1260 WPJF from WMUU
Jackson, Wis. 540 WAUK from WRRD
Waukesha, Wis. 1510 WRRD from WAUK

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

New AM station; major change granted

Delta Junction, Alaska: 1510kHz:
Permit granted for new station.
1,000 watts fulltime, non-directional.
64-05-01N/145-44-00W.




Lawrenceville, Georgia: 990kHz:
WISK granted move from 1390kHz in Americus.
950 watts daytime, 25 watts nighttime, non-directional.
33-57-27N/84-00-17W.
Americus is in southwest Georgia - Lawrenceville is an Atlanta suburb.

Saturday, February 09, 2008

AM station deleted

Brewer, Maine: 1200kHz:
WNSW deleted.

New AM stations: applications reinstated

Santa Fe, New Mexico: 1580kHz:
Application reinstated for new station.
250 watts day & night, non-directional.
35-40-48N/105-56-42W


Fritch, Texas: 1570kHz:
Application reinstated for new station.
12,000 watts daytime
750 watts nighttime
Directional day & night, two different patterns.
35-37-26N/101-37-38W


Panhandle, Texas: 1580kHz:
Application reinstated for new station.
1,000 watts daytime
500 watts nighttime
Directional at night only.
35-20-44N/101-22-48W

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Format change in Oregon

Eugene, Oregon: 1600kHz:
KOPT sold to Oregon Public Broadcasting.

AM stations moved to new cities

Catoosa, Oklahoma: 1570kHz:
KZLI moved from Pryor.
New tower site 36-15-52N/95-42-34W.
Site is a few miles east of Tulsa, vs. old site about 40 miles east.

New AM stations granted

Billings, Montana: 1530kHz:
Permit granted for new station.
50,000 watts daytime
750 watts nighttime
10,000 watts critical hours
Directional critical hours and nighttime.
45-41-40N/108-32-17W


Mills, Wyoming: 1560kHz:
Permit granted for new station.
10,000 watts daytime
500 watts nighttime
1,000 watts critical hours
Directional at night.
42-49-03N/106-19-09W
Mills is a Casper suburb.