Friday, August 20, 2021

FCC items

Holbrook, Arizona: KDJI 1270:
OFF Aug. 7th, studios flooded. Returned to the air Aug. 5th. 

Sweetwater, Florida: WXBN 880:
Requests STA to operate non-directionally at reduced power of 1kw.  Literally told the FCC "WXBN has suffered from backhoe fade".  You can probably guess what that means, but this is the first time I've seen the term used in a formal filing.
STA granted.

Newnan, Georgia: WRZX 1400:
Calls changed from WCOH.

Chicago, Illinois: WXES 1110:
Calls changed from WMBI.

Bedford, Pennsylvania: WBFD 1310:
Requests daytime power reduction from 2,500 watts to 1,000.
Granted & reduced.

Bedford, Pennsylvania: WRAX 1600:
Requests daytime power reduction from 5,000 watts to 1,000; nighttime reduction from 28 watts to 18; and relocation to the WBFD-1310 tower.
Granted & relocated.

Ashland City, Tennessee: WNTC 790:
Calls changed from WCHQ.

Carrizo Springs, Texas: KBEN 1450:
OFF Aug. 23rd, economic reasons.

Childress, Texas: KCTX 1510:
Requests permanent relocation to the KCTX-FM 96.1 tower.  (it's already been there under Special Temporary Authority since 2019)
Relocation granted.

Middlebury, Vermont: WFAD 1490:
OFF Aug. 13th, tuning unit failure.

Madison, Wisconsin: WIBA 1310:
Requests daytime power reduction from 5,000 watts to 4,800; nighttime reduction from 5,000 watts to 1,400; and relocation to the WTSO-1070 array a few miles to the east.
Relocation granted.

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