Monday, July 29, 2013

This blog & Monitoring Times Magazine

As you may have read here, Monitoring Times is coming to an end at the end of 2013.

This blog, however, isn't. I expect to continue posting news of interest to the domestic-band radio listener as it comes available.

Stay tuned.

AM station going away

St.-Quentin, New Brunswick: 1230KHz:
CBAF-21 going to 91.1 FM

Friday, July 19, 2013

AM station gone

Hugo, Oklahoma: 1340KHz:
KIHN license expired on June 1st.
KIHN may not be as "gone" as it looks though. Some of these recent license expirations have been the result of clerical foulups. An Oklahoma FM license also expired on June 1st.

AM station going away

Fort Chipewyan, Alberta: 1450KHz:
CBKE going to 99.9 FM.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Application for new AM station

Montreal, Quebec: 1610KHz:
Application filed for new station.

A new ethnic station proposes to take over the frequency made available when CJWI moved to 1410.

Recent AM call changes

The following stations have recently changed callsigns:

Fort Myers, Florida              770 WJBX from WWCN
Bridgeport, Michigan            1250 WHHQ from WNEM
Black Mountain, N. Carolina     1010 WLYT from WFGW
Black Mountain, N. Carolina     1010 WKJW from WLYT
Braddock, Pennsylvania          1550 WZUM from WLFP
Copper Hill, Tennessee          1400 WLYY from WLSB
Powell, Tennessee               1040 WJBE from WWAM

AM station moved to new frequency

Belen, New Mexico: 840KHz:
KARS moved from 860.

1,800 watts daytime
30 watts nighttime
35-00-31N/106-42-52W
a move of roughly 20 miles to the north, into Albuquerque.

Friday, July 05, 2013

AM station going away

Belgrade, Montana: 640KHz:
KGVW license cancelled at request of licensee.

Permit granted for new station

Anchorage, Alaska: 1310KHz:
Permit granted for new station.

10,000 watts daytime
8,100 watts nighttime
Non-directional all hours

61-29-06N/ 149-45-46W

co-owned with KATB 89.3 FM.