Friday, June 26, 2020

FCC items

Ontario, California: KSPA 1510:
OFF May 6th, towers dismantled.

New Orleans, Louisiana: WWWL-1350:
Requests STA for reduced-power (480 watts) non-directional operation at night, feedline damage.  Granted.

Butte, Montana: KXTL 1370:
Requests permanent reduction of daytime power from 5,000 watts to 1,000.  Night power to remain unchanged at 1,000 watts.

Sanford, North Carolina: WXKL 1290:
Requests STA for 150 watts day, 39 watts night, to 200-foot longwire.  Normal antenna destroyed in "logging accident".

Balch Springs, Texas: KSKY 660: 
Requests removal of two of four towers and reduction in power; daytime from 20,000 watts to 7,200; nighttime from 700 watts to 600.

Moneta, Virginia: WSLK 880:
OFF June 24th, tower dismantled.

Friday, June 19, 2020

FCC items

Phoenix, Arizona: KXEG 1280:
OFF April 15th, economic reasons.

Little Rock, Arkansas: KTUV 1440:
OFF March 6th, transmitter failure.

Paso Robles, California: KPRL 1230:
Requests permission to move tower 360m to 35-39-22/120-41-05.

Santa Barbara, California: KZSB 1290:
Granted permission to shorten tower & change night power to 114 watts.

Leesburg, Florida: WLBE 790:
OFF April 27th, lightning damaged transmitter.

Panama City, Florida: WDIZ 590:
OFF May 15th.  Operating on temporary antenna since 2018 hurricane.  Not certain it's economical to rebuild.

Pinellas Park, Florida: WTBN 570:
Requests power reduction to 250 watts day/730 watts night, directional same pattern day & night, 27-59-57/82-42-01.  To relocate 29km to the WGUL-860 site.

Taylor, Michigan: WMUZ 1200:
Granted STA to operate night facilities 24 hours due to failed RF contactors.

Northwood, North Dakota: KMSR 1520:
Request to increase power from 1,300 watts to 1,500 and change city from Mayville.

Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania: WEJS 1600:
Williamsport, Pennsylvania: WLYC 1050:
Both stations OFF May 16th pending sale.

Waupaca, Wisconsin: WPCA 800:
OFF May 14th pending facility upgrades.



Saturday, June 13, 2020

FCC items

Fairba(n)ks, Alaska: KFAR 660:
Correct coordinates to 64-48-29/147-29-47.

Helendale, California: KQTE 1450:
Requests power reduction to 760 watts non-directional, 34-46-00/117-14-52.  To use shortened KinStar antenna at new site; lost existing site.  Two 238-foot wires crossing at right angles, 60 feet above ground.

Paso Robles, California: KPRL 1230:
Requests site change to 35-39-22/120-41-09.

Littleton, Colorado: KPLS 1510:
Calls changed from KCKK.

Hamden, Connecticut: WATX 1220:
Calls changed from WQUN.

Fort Pierce, Florida: WIRA 1400:
OFF June 6th.  Vandals stole transmitter...

Marathon, Florida: WFFG 1300:
OFF May 28th, financial difficulties.

Marianna, Florida: WTID 980:
Calls changed from WTOT.

Riviera Beach, Florida: WPOM 1600:
OFF June 10th, assorted technical problems.

Ellijay, Georgia: WPGY 1580:
Correct coordinates to 34-41-57/84-28-42.

Chubbuck, Idaho: KPCQ 1490:
Granted STA 250/250 ND; temporary 200-foot longwire at existing site pending negotiation of lease for authorized new site.

Wichita, Kansas: KNSS 1330:
Granted STA to operate non-directional at unspecified reduced power (probably 1,250 watts) due to lightning damage.

Taylor, Michigan: WMUZ 1200:
Requests STA to operate night facilities 24 hours; day/night switching problem.

Niagara Falls, New York: WHLD 1270:
Granted STA 1,250/250 ND pending repairs to antenna system.

Marshall, Texas: KPRO 1410:
Calls changed from KCUL.

Provo, Utah: KSRR 1400:
Requests STA 100/100 ND to temporary antenna at 40-14-24/111-42-13.

Waupaca, Wisconsin: WPCA 800:
Calls changed from WDUX.

Jackson, Wyoming: KJNT 1490:
OFF June 6th, problem with transmitter site.

Friday, June 05, 2020

FCC actions

Anchorage, Alaska: KOAN 1080:
Requests move to former KBYR-700 tower, 61-11-31/149-54-09.

Eagle River, Alaska: KVNT 1020:
Granted STA to operate at 40% power pending transmitter repair.

Little Rock, Arkansas: KAAY 1090:
Granted STA for 12.5kw non-directional at night.  (daytime 50kw remains unchanged)  Reason not specified but I've seen photos of a collapsed tower.

Agana, Guam: KUAM 630:
OFF May 1st for economic reasons.

Watseka, Illinois: WIBK 1360:
Granted STA for unspecified reduced power while a studio-transmitter link antenna is installed.

Fort Wayne, Indiana: WIOE 1450:
Granted STA to operate in full-digital mode.  Will simulcast in analog on W282CH-104.3.

Wichita, Kansas: KNSS 1330:
Requests STA to operate at unspecified reduced power in non-directional mode.  Lightning damaged antenna tuning unit.

Port Allen, Louisiana; WXOK 1460:
Granted site change to 30-27-38/91-14-37 and slight power change to 4,000/280 non-directional.  To move approximately 2km to share KBRH-1260's tower.

Faribault, Minnesota: KDHL 920:
Granted STA for 1,250 watts day & night non-directional for unspecified technical reasons.

Brockport, New York: WRSB 1600:
Granted frequency change from 1590 and power reduction to 300/5 non-directional.

Niagara Falls, New York: WJJL 1440:
Granted correction of coordinates to 43-04-52/79-00-59.

Guymon, Oklahoma: KGYN 1210:
Granted daytime power increase to 22kw.  Nighttime remains 10kw.

Sperry, Oklahoma: KMUS 1380:
STA to be off-air dismissed.  Presumably station was able to return to the air sooner than expected.

Prosser, Washington: KZXR 1310:
OFF April 23rd, economic reasons.

Monday, June 01, 2020

CRTC action

Montréal, Quebec: CHRF 980:
Licence revoked at request of licensee.