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New Owners For WHOO      1-14-22
Relevant Radio and Family Stations has made a deal to swap religious stations.  Family Stations will take over WAMT-AM 1190, while Relevant Radio will take over WBMD-AM 750 in Baltimore. 

John Tesh Joins WXJZ      1-10-22
John Tesh will be heard weekday mornings on WXJZ-FM 100.9 from 5AM until 8AM.

Mel Returns       1-9-22
"Mel" (Melissa Holden) has returned to WQMP-FM 101.9 as midday personality.

Happy Birthday!        1-2-20
Celebrating on Tuesday; Dick Camnitz, better known as WLOF-AM 950's Dick Shane and Clive Hayward, who joined Scott and Erica on WOMX-FM 105.1, each time he came to "the Colonies" from his home in England. Happy birthday to you both!

News From Leo Vargas       1-2-22
WONQ ("Viva FM") has moved its main frequency from 1030 AM back to the original WRMQ 1140 AM frequency (where the station first originated in 1985). It will continue broadcasting on the 99.5 FM translator, but now also broadcasts on WURB-HD2 103.7 FM in the Osceola County area & 103.5 FM in the Seminole County area (replacing Urbana FM, which is now entirely online).
As for WONQ 1030 AM, that station flipped back to the previous "La Grande" format, playing Spanish-language oldies & rock/ballad hits (the format it had prior to switching to the salsa format in 2018).

Latest PPM Ratings      1-1-22
The December PPM ratings for December 2021 are in here

New Year, New Email Address      12-27-21
A new year and we have a new email address. cflradio1@gmail.com is our new contact email. 


Happy Birthday     12-17-09
Tom Anthony  blows out the candles tomorrow, December 18. Happy Birthday Tom!


Jay Edwards Gone From Mix 105      12-14-21
Jay Edwards, with WOMX-FM 105.1 since 1996, has left the station after his contract expired last month. Jay took the morning host duties on “The Morning Mix” after the death of Scott McKenzie in 2015. 

Movin' On Up        12-14-21 
Congratulations go to Bob Kelley at WUCF-FM 89.9 who has been named the new morning host at the station.. 

No Sale          12-14-21
Hitmaker Music Group had a contract to purchase
WYGC-FM 104.9 from JVC Media of Florida for $350,000. Anthony Bucher’s company failed to close the deal.    

November PPM Ratings      12-10-21
The November ratings are in. Read them here.

WPYO Will Be Sold       12-10-21
The FCC has rejected a request for a year's extension
by CXR Radio to divest itself of WPYO-FM 95.3 and WSUN-FM 97.1 in Tampa. The Commission has given CXR Radio LLC a 60 day extension, until Feb. 15, 2022

Happy Birthday           12-10-21
Frank Reed
blows out the candles tomorrow. Frank is an award wining radio personality as well as a author of Frankly Speaking... Four Decades on the Air and Off a Memoir


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