Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Recent FCC items

Five AM stations failed to file renewals on time.  If they get around to filing before June 1st it is likely they will be renewed, although possibly being fined.  It is not a coincidence that the expiring stations are in Mississippi and bordering states.  All stations in the same state expire on the same date, as do all stations in several bordering states.  

WORV-1580 has an application on file to transfer the license to a new owner.  

Cabot, Arkansas: KZTD 1350:
Expires June 1st.

San Jose, California: KLIV 1590:
Requests daytime power increase to 6,200 watts (remains 5,000 watts night), directional at night only.  Relocate 860m to the KVVN-1430 site.

Meriden, Connecticut: WBOM 1470:
Calls changed from WMMW.

Apopka, Florida: WNDO 1520:
Calls changed from WBZW.

Clayton, Georgia: WFSC 1050:
Requests power reduction to 250 watts daytime/180 watts night, 34-51-45/83-24-23.
Relocate from Franklin, South Carolina to the site of defunct WGHC-1400.
"Backfill" for move of WRBN-96.3 Clayton to 95.7 Toccoa.  FCC does not allow removal of a city's only station; WRBN was the only station licensed to Clayton.

Somonauk, Illinois: WSPY 1480:
Requests power reduction to 250 watts non-directional daytime only, 41-40-06/88-34-06; city from Geneva.  Site is between Plano and Sandwich and is near the WSPY-FM studios.

Monroe, Louisiana: KLIC 1230:
Expires June 1st.

Orleans, Massachusetts: WFPB 1170:
Requests 1,000 watts daytime-only non-directional, 41-46-44/70-00-28.  Move 260 meters, and use a "High-Efficiency Broadband Antenna" requiring no ground system and no more than 15m tall.

Gulfport, Mississippi: WGCM 1240:
Requests power reduction to 940 watts day & night non-directional, 30-25-46/89-01-08.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi: WORV 1580:
Expires June 1st.

Holly Springs, Mississippi: WKRA 1110:
Expires June 1st.

Meridian, Mississippi: WMOX 1010:
Expires June 1st.

Chester, Virginia: WJFN 820:
Calls changed from WNTW.

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