Saturday, February 26, 2011

AM station moved to new frequency

Daphne, Alabama: 540KHz:
WASG moved from 550KHz.
Power to 2,500 watts daytime, 19 watts night.
30-44-44N/88-05-40W.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

AM call changes

The following AM stations have changed callsigns recently:

RHOD Pawtucket 550 WBZS CC from WDDZ
CONN Ridgefield 850 WAXB CC from WREF
ALAB Rainbow City 930 WJBY CC from WGAD
CALI Fresno 940 KYNO CC from KWRU
ALAB Birmingham 960 WVVB CC from WERC
_PUER Quebradillas 960 WDNO CC from WCHQ
CALI Elk Grove 1030 KEGC CC for NS
WEST Beckley 1070 WBKW CC from WIWS
OREG Portland 1150 KXET CC from KLPM
NORTHC Carolina Beach 1180 WSFM CC from WUIN
NORTHC Carolina Beach 1180 WUIN CC from WMYT
MARY Annapolis 1190 WCRW CC from WBIS
MISSI Bay St. Louis 1190 WMEJ CC from WJZD
MASS Newton 1200 WXKS CC from WKOX
PENN Pittsburgh 1250 WDDZ CC from WEAE
NEVA Henderson 1280 KQLL CC from KDOX
UTAH Santa Clara 1290 KNFC CC for NS
CALI Fresno 1300 KWRU CC from KYNO
IDAH Wendell 1340 KTFI CC from KXSL
ALAB Gadsden 1350 WGAD CC from WJBY
GEOR Alma 1400 WAWO CC from WAJQ
GEOR Toccoa 1420 WLET CC from WVNG
MASS Everett 1430 WKOX CC from WXKS
KENT Neon 1480 WIZD CC from WGCK
WASH Vancouver 1550 KKOV CC from KKAD
OHIO Warren 1570 WHTX CC from WANR
MINN East Grand Forks 1590 KGFK CC from KCNN

Permit granted for new AM station

Fultondale, Alabama: 1520KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
6,000 watts daytime
250 watts nighttime
Directional, different patterns day & night
33-39-35N/86-47-39W

Fultondale is a Birmingham suburb.

Friday, February 18, 2011

AM station granted frequency & location change

Jeffersontown, Kentucky: 1200KHz:
WGRK granted move from 1540 Greensburg.
Power from 1,000 watts to 2,500. (remains daytime only, non-directional)
From 37-15-34N/85-30-57W to 38-11-04N/85-29-57W, a move of 103km/64mi. almost exactly due north into a Louisville suburb.

Move granted over the objection of WAMB-1200 Nashville.

Friday, February 11, 2011

FCC broadcast station totals

See the original here:


Category 12/31/2010 12/31/2009 change
AM 4,782 4,790 -8
FM commercial 6,526 6,479 +47
FM non-comm. 3,311 3,151 +160
total radio 14,619 14,420 +199

FM translators 6,131 6,155 -24
LPFM 859 864 -5

UHF comm. TV 1,022 1,019 +3
VHF comm. TV 368 373 -5
UHF educ. TV 284 283 +1
VHF educ. TV 107 107 0
total TV 1,781 1,782 -1

Class A UHF 441 451 -10
Class A VHF 81 86 -5
total Class A 522 537 -15

UHF translators 3,073 2,925 +148
VHF translators 1,454 1,434 +20
total xltrs. 4,527 4,359 +168

UHF LPTV 1,667 1,862 -195
VHF LPTV 524 524 0
total LPTV 2,191 2,386 -195

total BC stns. 30,630 30,503 +125

AM station deleted

Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands: 1290KHz:
WRRA license surrendered for cancellation.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

AM station granted frequency change

Kalamazoo, Michigan: 1440KHz:
WKPR granted move from 1420KHz.
Goes from 1,000 watts daytime/15 watts nighttime directional to 2,700 watts daytime/24 watts nighttime non-directional. No change in site.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Permit granted for new AM station

Golden, Colorado: 1550KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
5,000 watts daytime
250 watts nighttime
directional at night only.
39-43-46N/105-14-09W
Advanced Modulation Broadcasting

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Permit granted for new AM station

Shawano, Wisconsin: 1460KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
1,000 watts daytime
620 watts nighttime
DA-2 (different directional patterns day & night)
44-46-51N/88-37-52W,
same transmission facility (and ownership) as existing Shawano AM station WTCH-960.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Application for new AM station reinstated

Midland, Texas: 1550KHz:
Application for new station reinstated.
50,000 watts daytime;
300 watts nighttime;
DA-2 (different directional patterns day & night)
32-05-48N/101-59-08W