Friday, April 28, 2017

AM station going away (maybe)

Carthage, Illinois: 990KHz:
WCAZ license "unrenewed"

Due to unpaid FCC fees. I'm not convinced this is permanent -- I suspect if the fees are paid the license will be renewed.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Application for new AM station

Gatineau, Quebec: 1350KHz:

Application for new station.

1,000 watts daytime; 180 watts nighttime, non-directional
(facilities of dark CIRA-5)
French community station.

Recent AM call changes

The following stations have recently changed callsigns:

Beverly Hills, Calif.    1260 KSUR from KBOQ
Boise, Idaho              730 KDBI from KNFL
Fargo, North Dakota       740 KNFL from KVOX
Rossford, Ohio           1520 WPAY from WNWT
Bend, Oregon              940 KCOE from KICE
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania  1490 WNDA from WNBT
Lubbock, Texas           1420 KWBF from KJDL

AM stations going away

Seward, Alaska: 950KHz:
Morehead, Kentucky: 1330KHz:
Salyersville, Kentucky: 1140KHz:
West Liberty, Kentucky: 1450KHz:
Winnipeg, Manitoba: 810KHz:

KSEW, WMOR, WRLV, WLKS, and CKJS going away.

The Seward station lost its license.
The three Kentucky stations (co-owned) surrendered their licenses.
The Winnipeg station wants to move to 92.7 FM. The CRTC has not yet granted that application, but it is likely they will.