Friday, January 29, 2021

FCC items

South Lake Tahoe, California: KTHO 590:
Requests STA for 100 watts non-directional to long-wire at least 20 feet long and no more than 50 feet high at 38-56-23/119-57-21.  (seems rather small, especially for 590KHz!)  Lost site. 

Honolulu, Hawaii: KPRP 650: 
OFF Jan. 17th, transmitter failed and parts are difficult to find.
Requests STA for reduced power of 1kw pending transmitter replacement; granted.

Houston, Texas: KXYZ 1320:
Requests power to 8,400/2,800 DA-1, 29-54-56/95-27-42; to share on KBME-790 towers.

Burlington, Vermont: WCAT 1390:
Request to go non-directional at night & reduce night power to 60 watts.

Friday, January 22, 2021

FCC items

Marco Island, Florida: WCNZ 1660:
OFF Jan. 10th.  Transmitter building destroyed by fire a year ago.  It operated for one day under Special Temporary Authority for 1,000 watts, but it must remove the temporary transmitter in order to build a permanent facility.

Bozeman, Montana: KYWL 1480:
Requests frequency change from 1490, daytime power increase to 3,000 watts, nighttime power decrease to 150 watts, and site change to 45-46-15/111-13-26.  (an existing tower in Belgrade, Mont., although I can't find any broadcast station licensed to that site)

Los Alamos, New Mexico: KRSN 1490:
OFF Oct. 31st; lost advertisers due to COVID-19.

Sand Springs, Oklahoma: KJMU 1340:
OFF Oct. 1st; lost programming source due to COVID-19.

Hamilton, Texas: KCLW 900:
OFF Jan. 10th; moisture damage to transmitter.

The following stations' applications have been granted and/or implemented:

WHON 930 Centerville, Indiana
KEYS 1440 Corpus Christi, Texas

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Friday, January 15, 2021

FCC & CRTC items

Oildale, California: KGSV 660:
OFF Jan. 11th, lost lease.

Egypt Lake, Florida: WMGG 1470:
Converted to digital-only mode.

Agana, Guam: KVOG 1530:
OFF (again) Jan. 6th pending renovation of site.

Toronto, Ontario: CHHA 1610:
Granted power increase to 10kw.

Lansdale, Pennsylvania: WNPV 1440:
Requests STA 124/22 ND pending a decision on a permanent facility. 
Requests permanent facility: 250/23 ND, deleting directional antenna.  Granted.
And on the air at 250/23.

Spartanburg, South Carolina: WORD 950:
Requests nighttime power reduction from 5,000 watts to 65 & to go non-directional.
Granted & reduced.

Clarksville, Tennessee: WNZE 1400: 
OFF Jan. 12th, reason not given.

Friday, January 08, 2021

FCC items

Numerous previously-requested changes have been granted, and previously-granted changes are on the air.  

Niagara Falls, New York: WEBR 1440:
Site changed to an adjacent property at 43-04-52/79-00-59.

Charlotte, North Carolina: WBCN 1660:
OFF Dec. 31st, lost site.