Thursday, October 03, 2019

FCC AM items late September & early October

Phoenix, Arizona: KASA 1540:
Granted STA for power to be determined & 100-foot end-fed antenna at existing site. Lost most of site. Power will be adjusted to meet protection requirements of previous directional antenna.

Coral Gables, Florida: WQOS 1080:
Calls changed from WKAT to WOCN; then, ten days later, changed again to WQOS.

Leesburg, Florida: WLBE 790:
Granted STA for 250 watts non-directional at night, due to equipment failure. Daytime facilities not affected.

Miami, Florida: WKAT 1450:
Calls changed from WOCN.

Orlovista, Florida: WRSO 810:
Granted power reduction to 2,000/21, directional daytime only, 28-34-12/81-26-00.

Atlanta, Georgia: WYZE 1480:
Granted STA for ten watts to a 3.6m (12-foot) whip antenna w/loading coil, 33-42-16/84-22-40. Site is a church at Sawtell Ave. & Jonesboro Rd.. Lost access to licensed site.

Madison, Georgia: WYTH 1250:
OFF Sept. 6th. Station has been sold, and equipment upgrades are necessary to comply with FCC regulations.

Boise, Idaho: KFXD 630:
Granted STA for "Enhanced AMC" modulation. See previous story for details.

Elmhurst, Illinois: WCKG 1530:
OFF Aug. 20th. Road construction damaged ground system. Transmitter is located at junction of I-88 and the Tri-State Tollway.

Waukon, Iowa: KMRV 1160:
Granted STA for 250 watts to a 1/2 wave dipole at the KNEI-FM tower, 43-18-28/91-27-18. Lost site.

South Paris, Maine: WPNO 1450:
Calls changed from WOXO.

Baltimore, Maryland: WBMD 750:
Granted site change to 39-18-42/76-29-29, 800 watts non-directional daytime only. Lost site; will share antenna of co-owned WFSI-860.

Quitman, Mississippi: WQMS 1500:
OFF July 12th, lost site. Operated briefly from temporary long-wire antenna.

Valdese, North Carolina: WSVM 1490:

Granted site change to 35-44-45/81-35-39.
Site changed.

Lajas, Puerto Rico: WBSG 1510:
Granted STA 500 watts non-directional, 18-02-11/67-04-58 due to lingering hurricane damage.

Aberdeen, South Dakota: KKAA 1560:
OFF Sept. 18th for financial reasons.

Huron, South Dakota: KOKK 1210:
Granted STA for antenna parameters out of tolerance, probably due to high water levels.

Yankton, South Dakota: WNAX 570:
Granted STA for 1,250 watts non-directional at night due to flood damage.

Benton, Tennessee: WBIN 1540:
OFF Sept. 19th, lost site.

Dayton, Tennessee: WALI 1280:
Calls changed from WRHA.

Bellaire, Texas: KGOW 1560:
OFF Sept. 18th, daytime transmitter site flooded by storm Imelda.

Boerne, Texas: KBRN 1500:
Granted STA for 225 watts to slant-wire antenna at K280GR translator site, 29-50-26/98-49-32.

Galveston, Texas: KGBC 1540:
Requests STA for 1,000/65 ND, 29-18-55/94-48-19. Two towers had to be dismantled due to rust.

Mt. Jackson, Virginia: WAMM 790:
Calls changed from WSVG.

Woodstock, Virginia: WSVG 1230:
Calls changed from WAMM.

Rawlins, Wyoming: KRAL 1240:
OFF Sept. 25th, weather-related antenna damage.

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