Friday, February 28, 2020

FCC AM items

Santa Barbara, California: KOSJ 1490:
Granted slight reduction in night power to 940 watts.

Upper Grand Lagoon, Florida: WLTG 1430:
Granted reduction in power to 125 watts day/60 watts night, non-directional
Site change to 30-10-44/85-46-55 (WILN-FM 105.9 tower);
City from Panama City.
Upper Grand Lagoon is an actual community, designated by the U.S. Census and with a population of about 13,000.

Murrayville, Georgia: WGTJ 1330:
Requests slight change in site to 32-22-12/83-56-54; add night power of 34 watts.

Holdrege, Nebraska: KUVR 1380:
Granted power reduction to 320 watts non-directional, daytime only.
Site change to 40-30-57/99-23-47; to share on one of co-owned KRVN-880's towers.

Niagara Falls, New York: WHLD 1270:
Granted Special Temporary Authority for 250 watts nighttime on the daytime pattern. Nighttime antenna tuner damaged.

Hillsboro, Oregon: KUIK 1360:
Requests Special Temporary Authority for 1,500 watts, directional at night only. Transmitter failure.
Filed as a request for 1,500 kilowatts (1.5 megawatts), obviously a typo!

Easton, Pennsylvania: WEEX 1230:
Requests daytime power increase from 840 watts to 1,000, and to drop daytime directional antenna.

Scranton, Pennsylvania: WAAF 910:
Calls changed from WBZU.
(The WAAF call letters were on an FM station near Worcester, Mass. for nearly fifty years. Entercom sold the FM station to K-Love and a callsign change is expected.)

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Recent AM changes

Presque Isle, Maine: WEGP 1390:
Requests Special Temporary Authority to operate at 25% power non-directionally. (2.5kw) Fire disabled directional antenna system.

Albuquerque, New Mexico: KDAZ 700:
Requests frequency change from 730 and reduction in power to 500/65 ND.

Greenville, South Carolina: WESC 660:
Requests power reduction to 5,000 watts (daytime only), non-directional, and relocation to WGVL-1440 site.

Granted, reduced, and relocated.

Monday, February 10, 2020

FCC AM items

Lake Worth, Florida: WWRF 1380:
Requests STA for 90 watts day & night, non-directional. Lost least. Temporary site at an office building on Dixie Highway in Lake Park.
STA granted, but not until Dec. 2021??

Springfield, Missouri: KBFL 1060:
Requests daytime power increase to 2.5kw. Night power remains unchanged at 19 watts.

Friday, February 07, 2020

FCC AM items

Key West, Florida: WKIZ 1500:
License canceled.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: WIBR 1300:
License canceled at request of licensee.

Springfield, Massachusetts: WHLL 1450:
Coordinates corrected to 42-06-33/72-36-40.

Ironwood, Michigan: WJMS 590:
Dropped nighttime directional antenna and reduced night power;
now 5,000/113 ND.

Columbia, Pennsylvania: WVZN 1580:
Site changed to 40-01-31/76-28-31.

Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: WHYF 720:
Site change to 40-03-51/77-03-34 dismissed. Would interfere with WTNT-730 Alexandria, Va.

AM call change

Show Low, Arizona: KXSL 1470:
Calls changed from KVSL.

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

AM station on reduced power

St. Louis, Missouri: KXEN 1010:
Requests Special Temporary Authority for 350 watts daytime/125 watts night, non-directional, 38-38-09/90-11-45.
Reason not given but this is not KXEN's normal site.