Friday, October 29, 2021

FCC items

Monterey, California: KIDD 630:
Granted reactivation of previous STA for 300 watts daytime, 250 night, non-directional; sharing the KNRY-1240 tower at 36-36-56/121-53-53.

Neon, Kentucky: WNKW 1480:
Requests STA for 1,000 watts daytime only to a 200-foot longwire at unspecified location.  Lost tower lease.
STA granted.
Jackson, Mississippi: WJDX 620:
Granted STA to operate non-directionally at night at 25% power pending antenna system repairs.

Fredericktown, Missouri: KYLS 1450:
OFF Oct. 25th, destroyed by tornado.

Kalispell, Montana: KGEZ 600:
Requests STA for 140 watts non-directional full time, 48-09-43/114-07-59; lost site.
STA granted.

Hot Springs, South Dakota: KZMX 580: 
OFF Oct. 16th, equipment malfunction.
Appears to have returned to the air, STA dismissed in mid-January 2022.

Bonham, Texas: KFYN 1420:
Requests STA for 100 watts non-directional full time, 33-33-16/96-13-24; evicted from licensed site.
STA granted.

Friday, October 22, 2021

FCC item

This post is a bit misleading -- several items happened this week, but most involved implementation of changes that were reported earlier.  

New York, NY: WWRL 1600:
Granted STA for brief periods of non-directional operation at 25% power pending recalibration of directional antenna. 

Friday, October 15, 2021

FCC items

Phoenix, Arizona: KXEG 1280:
OFF Oct. 2nd, station in receivership.

Macon, Georgia: WUXL 1400:
Calls changed from WNEX.

Gooding, Idaho: KRXR 1480:
Requests move to KDIL-940 tower, 42-43-39/114-37-37; 5,000/80 ND.

Freeport, Illinois: WFRL 1570:
Requests STA for 3kw non-directional pending phasor repairs.
Modified STA for 1,250/125 non-directional.

Kokomo, Indiana: WIOU 1350:
Requests STA to operate non-directionally at night at 250 watts.  Flooding made directional operation impossible.
STA granted.
Deer Lodge, Montana: KBCK 1400:
OFF Aug. 8th, thunderstorm knocked transmitter out.

Terrytown, Nebraska: KOLT 690:
Requests daytime power increase from 1,000 watts to 1,100; night from 65 watts to 75; and site change to 41-51-50/103-42-24.

Raleigh, North Carolina: WKIX 850:
Calls changed back from WPTK.

Muskogee, Oklahoma: KBIX 1490:
Requests move to adjacent tower at same site & power increase from 450 watts to 1,000.  Station has proven ground conductivity as measured is less than in the FCC charts, making increased power possible without interference.

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: WRDD 1480:
Calls changed from WEEO.

Wytheville, Virginia: WYVE 1280:
Requests power to 2,500/164 ND, 36-57-58/81-04-52.

Saturday, October 09, 2021

FCC items

Vienna, Georgia: WKTF 1550:
Granted daytime power increase from 1,000 watts to 10,000.  Night facilities unchanged.

Richmond, Kentukcy: WCBR 1110:
Requests daytime power increase from 250 watts to 340 & site change to 37-45-02/84-12-22.
Requests STA for 160 watts at same site pending approval of permanent move above.
STA granted
Permanent increase granted & implemented.

Livonia, Michigan: WCAR 1090:
OFF Oct. 1st; transmitter fire.
Returned to the air June 8th, 2022.

Graham, North Carolina: WSML 1200:
Requests relocation to the WPCM-920 site & power reduction to 4,600/8 non-directional.

Raleigh, North Carolina: WPTF 680:
Requests STA 50,000/10,000 ND, to allow installation of gear to share the towers with WKIX-850.

Raleigh, North Carolina: WKIX 850:
Requests STA 1,000/1,000 ND pending relocation to the WPTF-680 site.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania: WKGE 850:
Requests STA 2,500/2,500 ND; to operate non-directionally pending permission for permanent changes.

Columbia, South Carolina: WPCO 1230:
Granted STA for reduced power of 150 watts pending transmitter repairs.
OFF completely Jan. 10th, 2021.  "...reduced power facilities are not sufficient to maintain on-air operations..."

Selmer, Tennessee; WDTM 1150:
Requests STA for 100 watts daytime only to 140' long wire 60' high, pending transmitter & tower replacement.  Granted.

Odessa, Texas; KFLB 920:
Requests STA for 50% power due to transmitter module failure.

Bassett, Virginia: WCBX 900:
Granted STA for reduced power of 100 watts pending tuning unit repairs.

Friday, October 01, 2021

FCC items

Denver, Colorado: KRKS 990:
Denver, Colorado: KBJD 1650: 
These stations share a tower; they wish to relocate the tower on their existing site.
KBJD application granted.  KRKS still pending.

Geneva, Illinois: WDYS 1480:
OFF Sept. 29th pending move to new site.
Back on the air in mid-February 2022.

Peoria, Illinois: WOAM 1350:
OFF Sept. 24th, transmitter issues.

Terre Haute, Indiana: WPFR 1480:
OFF Sept. 21st, transmitter failure.

Alexandria, Louisiana: KDBS 1410:
Requests relocation to KSYL-970 site (31-19-36/92-29-23) and reduction in night power from 30 watts to 28.
Relocation granted.

Walkersville, Maryland: WDMV 700:
Requests installation of an additional tower & increase in power from 5,000 watts to 50,000.  (daytime only)

Muskogee, Oklahoma: KBIX 1490:
Requests STA for 450 watts to new tower, 54m (about 160') from the existing one.