Thursday, June 28, 2007

New AM station (not)

Clayton, Georgia: 1400KHz:
Application for new station dismissed

Major AM station changes

Phoenix, Arizona: 1010KHz:
KXXT request to change city of license from Tolleson
and increase nighttime power to 300 watts from new site at 33-29-32N/112-08-28W

Chalmette, Louisiana: 1100KHz:
WOMN requests move from 1110KHz at Franklinton;
power to 50,000 watts daytime
20,000 watts critical hours
250 watts nighttime
with three different patterns;
towers to 30-00-10N/90-00-25W.
Chalmette is a New Orleans suburb.

San German, Puerto Rico: 1510KHz:
WBSG requests move from Lajas
and to switch from DA-1 (same pattern day & night)
to DA-2. (two different patterns)

AM station callsign changes

The following AM stations have recently changed callsigns:
Saraland, Ala.: 770 New station: WHOA
Sahuarita, Ariz.: 1210 KQTL to KEVT
Calexico, Cal.: 1490 KICO to KGBA
Lafayette, Ind.: 1410 WLAS to WSHY
Greensburg, Ky.: 1540 WAKY to WGRK
Frederick, Md.: 820 WTOP to WTWT
Orono, Me.: 1530 New station: WFGO
Petoskey, Mich.: 750 WWKK to WLDR
Baxter, Minn.: 1180 New station: KYES
Fitzwilliam Depot, NH: 870 New station: WZNH
Pleasantville, N.J.: 1490 WTKU to WTAA
Cleveland, O.: 1300 WERE to WJMO
Cleveland Heights, O.: 1490 WJMO to WERE
Klamath Falls, Ore.: 960 KKJX to KLAD
Braddock, Pa.: 1550 WURP to WLFP
Philadelphia, Pa.: 1480 WDAS to WUBA
Rural Retreat, Va.: 660 WCRR to WJRK
South Boston, Va.: 1400 New station: WAJL

Monday, June 25, 2007

Major AM station changes

Tucson, Arizona: 1080KHz:
KGVY granted move from Green Valley.
Tower to 32-15-11N/110-57-44W
Power increase to 1,400 watts. (non-directional, daytime only)

Rosamond, California: 1380KHz:
KWJL granted city-of-license change from Lancaster.
No technical changes involved.

Sanger, California: 1370KHz:
KGEN granted move from Tulare.
Tower moves to 36-39-39N/119-41-02W.
Power changes to 3,800 watts daytime/102 watts nighttime, directional during daytime only.

Grafton, West Virginia: 1190KHz:
WTBZ granted move from 1260KHz.
Power to increase to 4,500 watts daytime, 22 watts nighttime, non-directional.

New AM stations

Bishop, California: 1490KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
1,000 watts fulltime, non-directional

Big Horn, Wyoming: 1370KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
10,000 watts daytime, non-directional
250 watts nighttime, directional

Whitefish, Montana: 1450KHz:
Application filed for new station.
420 watts fulltime, non-directional

Friday, June 22, 2007

New AM station

Iola, Texas: 1450KHz:
New station granted.
250 watts, full time, non-directional.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

New AM station (not)

Missoula, Montana: 1050KHz:
Application for new station dismissed at request of applicant.

Major AM station changes

Montrose, Pennsylvania: 800KHz:
WPEL requests move from 1250KHz.
Power to 1,000 watts daytime/137 watts nighttime, non-directional, 41-51-16N/75-51-50W

College Station, Texas: 1550KHz:
KWBC requests move from Navasota.
Power to 1,400 watts daytime/24 watts nighttime, directional daytime only.

New AM station on the air

Dilworth, Minnesota: 1100KHz:
New station WZFN filed for license-to-cover.
50,000 watts daytime, non-directional
5,000 watts critical hours, non-directional
440 watts nighttime, directional

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

New AM station

Sauk Rapids, Minnesota: 540KHz:
Application filed for new station.
250 watts day & night, three towers directional.
(DA-2, different patterns night & day)
Sauk Rapids is in central Minnesota, northwest of the Twin Cities.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

New AM stations (and not)

Petal, Mississippi: 1520KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
50,000 watts daytime
20,000 watts critical hours
700 watts nighttime

directional all hours, three different patterns (DA-3)
tower site 31-23-23N/89-15-54W

Richfield, Utah: 1490KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
1,000 watts fulltime

non-directional (ND)
tower site 38-47-06N/112-04-52W

Bend, Oregon: 1400KHz
Application for new station dismissed.

Friday, June 01, 2007

New AM station

Fitzwilliam Depot, New Hampshire: 870KHz:
Permit granted for new station.
780 watts daytime
400 watts nighttime
DA-N (directional at night only)