And Bubba Back In Orlando Again 8-23-19
Shannon Burke and Bubba
Clem are returning to Orlando radio. They will be
part of the line up on the new WDYZ-AM
660/105.5-FM beginning on Sep 3. Joining Bubba and
Burke will be Scott
Ledger and Justin
Clark on "Florida Man Radio".
WRSO Add Another Translator
WRSO-AM 810 known as "Accion 97.9",
has added another translator. W231CT-FM
94.1 covers Altamonte Springs to Sanford.
Channel Q To Expand T Orlando
Talk Radio Network will be available in Orlando in late Aug on WQMP-FM
Movin' On Up
Cox Media Group has named JC Campese as
Director of Sales for the CMG Orlando Radio cluster. In his new
position Campese will oversee sales
operations for WCFB-FM 94.5,
WWKA-FM 92.3, WPYO-FM
95.3, WDBO-AM 580, WDBO-FM 96.5
and WMMO-FM 98.9.
Salem Media has moved "The Word"
from WTLN-AM 950/94.9 FM to WDYZ-AM
990/101.5 FM replacing the Spanish Christian formatted "La Nueva
long time CFL sports radio host has called it a career. O'Neill
retired from WYGM-AM 740/FM 96.9 in Feb
2019 and announced his retirement after 18 years as announcer for UCF
Birthdays this week include; The "Coffee Talk" Lady Liz
Litterello (who can be heard Sunday mornings 9AM on WEJF-FM
90.3) celebrates a fabulous birthday tomorrow as does WNDD-FM
95.5's Hunter. Bobby
celebrates on Monday. Happy birthday to all
Spring ratings Are In
The Spring 2019 ratings are in for Ocala/Gainesville here.
The End Of An
Martin is ending his show after 27 years on Central Florida
airwaves. The show recently has been heard on WMFV-FM
89.5 form 10AM-Noon will end on Aug. 30 as his contract runs out. Gene
began his show on WRZN-AM 720 in March of
1992, where he spent 19 years. Then Gene moved his show to WDLN-FM
104.9 in Dunnellon. He then moved to "The Boulevard"
WKSG-FM 89.5 in 2014. WKSG became WMFV
after the sale of the station in 2018.
Calder Adds Jobs
Branding and Programming at WPYO-FM 95.3,
Will Calder is will add the
job of Program Director for Tampa's WPOI-FM 101.5 and WSUN-FM
Birthday greetings go out to Doris
Ashwell on her 93rd birthday. "Larry
Vee" Flegle celebrates number 71 tomorrow. Also celebrating
tomorrow is CFLRadio.net. We will begin our 17th year on the Internet.
WAJD Gets Fined 8-5-19
FM owned by Gillen Broadcasting
was fined by the FCC after it
found the station was running its 5,000 watt daytime power at night.
It's licensed nighttime power is 51 watts.
The Word Moves
Up The Dial 8-5-19
Salem Media has moved their Religious formatted station WTLN-AM
950 to the 50,000 watt WDYZ-AM 990 position.
Salem has applied to swap the call letters.
OK 93.5 Gets New
Regional Mexican formatted W228DF-FM
93.5 aka "Ok 93.5" which is
broadcast on JVC owned WOTW-FM 103.1 HD3 has been purchased by CFL
Broadcasting Network led by Javier
Sanchez. The sale price is $400,000.
Celebrating today are Pete Simonson and
Peter King. Tomorrow, former WTRR-AM 1400 PD, Rick
Padilla blows out the candles. Jack
Dyer, better known as
Elvis Gorbechev, turns
on Wednesday and pressing on regardless, Russ
Wheeler will celebrate number 84.
JVC On Buying
JVC Media of Florida, LLC is
purchasing translator W209BW in
Dunnellon. The seller is Radio
Training Network. The price was $5,000.
The latest PPM numbers are in. See them here.
Congratulations to Marconi Award finalists; WMMO-FM
98.9 for Classic Hits Station of the Year and WDBO-FM
96.5 for News/Talk Station of the Year. The Winners
will be announced at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show
during the radio Show in Dallas on Sep 26.
JVC Media is purchasing WORL-AM 660/105.5 FM
"The Answer" from Salem Media. The sale price is reported to
be worth $900,000.
Ken Dixon celebrates his
78th today. WPOZ-FM
88.3's Shadow blows out
the candles tomorrow.
WIWA On Reduced Power
Marc Radio's Spanish Christian WIWA-AM 1160
has requested an STA for the station due to transmitter failure.
Celebrating today is Bob Crews,
Program Director at WLKF-AM 1430/96.7 FM.
Tyler on The Move 7-2-19
Brand Manager/Afternoon host Justin
Tyler at WRUF-FM 103.7
is on the move to Crested Butte, Colorado to take the position of
Marketing Manager with a non-profit.
good friend of this website, Tony Downes