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.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

FCC AM items 8 Aug 2019

Brantley, Alabama: WEZZ 920:
OFF July 30th, capacitor failed in antenna tuning unit.
Wasco, California: KERN 1180:
Granted previously-requested application for STA to use night pattern/power during the day due to switching failure.
Niles, Ohio: WYCL 1540:
OFF July 18th, audio driver module failed.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

FCC AM items 7 Aug. 2019

Evergreen, Alabama: WNWF 1470:
Granted correction of coordinates to 31-06-35/87-03-36.
Sullivan, Missouri: KTUI 1560:
Granted 25 watts night power. (was daytime only).
Lebanon, Pennsylvania: WLBR 1270:
Requests STA for 50% power due to transmitter damage. Doesn't say whether they mean half of daytime power (5,000 watts); half of nighttime power (1,000 watts); or both.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

FCC AM items 6 August 2019

Buffalo, New York: WBBF 1120:
OFF July 16th, transmitter problems.
Carolina Beach, N. Carolina: WLTT 1180:
OFF Aug. 1st, water damage to transmitter.
Hermiston, Oregon: KOHU 1360:
Granted STA to use night facilities during the day pending repairs to switching circuits.

Saturday, August 03, 2019

IFT AM items (Mexico)

The Mexican government has cancelled the licenses of 21 FM stations and eight AM stations for failing to pay renewal fees. (an article from El Economista, in Spanish) The AM stations:

  • XEZOL-860 Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • XEFV-1000 Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • XEWR-1110 Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • XEF-1420 Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • XEJPV-1560 Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • XEDA-1290 Cd. México, CDMX
  • XEMN-600 Monterrey, N.L.
  • XEH-1420 Monterrey, N.L.
  • Friday, August 02, 2019

    FCC AM items 2 Aug 2019

    Wasco, California: KERN 1180:
    Requests STA to use 10kw night pattern during the day. Day/night switching mechanism failed.
    Corry, Pennsylvania: WWCB 1370:
    Requests nighttime power reduction from 500 watts directional to 14 watts non-directional.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: WNTP 990:
    Requests STA to use 10kw night pattern during the day. Day/night switching mechanism failed.
    Jacksonville, Texas: KEBE 1400:
    OFF July 1st, economic reasons.

    Thursday, August 01, 2019

    FCC AM items 1 Aug. 2019

    Gainesville, Florida: WAJD 1390:
    Issued Notice of Violation. Commission believes station was using 5kw day power at night, vs. authorized 51 watts.
    Rusk, Texas: KTLU 1580:
    OFF July 1st, economic reasons.