FCC Watch: Lots of FM Translator Filings

Here’s the latest Michigan-related FCC broadcast filings.

First, a compilation of FM Translator applications filed by AM licensees during the July 26 – August 2 filing window:

Benton Harbor, MI:  Gerard Media LLC seeks 106.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WHFB-AM, Benton Harbor.

Cadillac, MI:  MacDonald-Garber Broadcasting, Inc. seeks 106.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WATT-AM, Cadillac.

Charlotte, MI:  West Central Michigan Media Ministries seeks 92.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned KTGG-AM, Okemos.

Detroit, MI: WMUZ Radio, Inc. seeks 107.1 Mhz, 60 watts, for co-owned WRDT-AM, Monroe.

East Lansing, MI: Townsquare Media Lansing License, LLC seeks 102.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WVFN-AM, East Lansing.

Escanaba, MI:  AMC Partners Escanaba, LLC seeks 93.5 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WCHT-AM, Escanaba.

Flint, MI:  Cumulus Licensing, LLC seeks 107.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WWCK-AM, Flint.

Gladwin, MI: Apple Broadcasting Company, Inc. seeks 96.5 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WGDN-AM, Gladwin.

*Gladwin, MI:  Hayco Broadcasting seeks 100.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WCSM-AM, Celina, OH.

Hancock, MI: J&J Broadcasting, Inc. seeks 107.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WMPL-AM, Hancock.

Indian River, MI: Black Diamond Broadcast Holding, LLC seeks 98.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WCBY-AM, Cheboygan.

Grand Rapids, MI: Radio License Holding CBC, LLC seeks 106.1 Mhz, 75 watts, for co-owned WJRW-AM, Grand Rapids.

Hastings, MI:  Barry Broadcasting Co. seeks 93.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WBCH-AM, Hastings.

Hillsdale, MI:  WCSR, Inc. seeks 99.5 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WCSR-AM, Hillsdale.

Iron River, MI: Iron River Community Broadcasting Corporation seeks 97.9 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WFER-AM, Iron River.

Lansing, MI: The MacDonald Broadcasting Company seeks 93.3 Mhz, 125 watts, for co-owned WXLA-AM, Dimondale.

Lansing, MI: Townsquare Media Lansing License, LLC seeks 107.7 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WJIM-AM, Lansing.

Lapeer, MI:  The Calvary Bible Church of Lapeer seeks 106.9 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WMPC-AM, Lapeer.

Lowell, MI: WYGR, LLC seeks 99.5 Mhz, 100 watts, for co-owned WYGR-AM, Wyoming.

Ludington, MI:  Synergy Media, Inc. seeks 106.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WKLA-AM, Ludington.

Manistique, MI:  AMC Partners Escanaba, LLC seeks 98.5 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WTIQ-AM, Manistique.

Marquette, MI:  Taconite Broadcasting, Inc. seeks 106.9 Mhz,  250 watts, for co-owned WZAM-AM, Ishpeming.

Menominee, MI:  Radio Plus Bay Cities, LLC seeks 100.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WAGN-AM, Memominee.

Midland, MI:  Steel Broadcasting, Inc.  seeks 107.7 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WMPX-AM, Midland.

Munising, MI:  Great Lakes Radio, Inc. seeks 97.7 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WQXO-AM, Munising.

Niles, MI:  Marion R. Williams seeks 107.5 Mhz, 80 watts, for co-owned WNIL-AM, Niles.

Otsego, MI:  Vintage Radio Enterprises, LLC seeks 98.9 Mhz, 80 watts, for co-owned WAKV-AM, Otesego.

Petoskey, MI:  MacDonald-Garber Broadcasting, Inc. seeks 104.7 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WMBN-AM, Petoskey.

Port Huron, MI: Liggett Communications, LLC seeks 92.7 Mhz, 125 watts, for co-owned WHLX-AM, Marine City.

Port Huron, MI: Liggett Communications, LLC seeks 107.7 Mhz, 195 watts, for co-owned WHLS-AM, Port Huron.

Saginaw, MI: The MacDonald Broadcasting Company seeks 92.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WSAM-AM, Saginaw.

Sandusky, MI: Sanilac Broadcasting Company seeks 95.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WMIC-AM, Sandusky.

Shepherd, MI:  Latitude Media, LLC seeks 92.3 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WMMI-AM, Shepherd.

St. Joseph, MI:  WSJM, Inc. seeks 106.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WSJM-AM, St. Joseph.

Sturgis, MI:  Impact Radio, LLC seeks 106.9 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WRCI-AM, Three Rivers.

Tawas City, MI:  Carroll Enterprises, Inc. seeks 106.9 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WIOS-AM, Tawas City.

Whitehall, MI:  Radio License Holding CBC, LLC seeks 99.1 Mhz, 250 watts, for co-owned WKLQ-AM, Whitehall.

*The location of this proposed translator may be a typographical error, given the distance between the primary station and the translator location.

Other recent FCC Filings:

August 7:  Edgewater Broadcasting, Inc. filed an assignment application to transfer FM Translator W273CI (Grand Haven) to Smile FM.  The station will rebroadcast WMCQ-FM, Muskegon.

August 7:  Underwood V Radio, Inc. filed an application for license for low-power FM WFCB-LP (Ferndale).

August 7:  Family Life Broadcasting System was granted a license for FM Translator W284BQ (Detroit).  The license  covers a minor change application.

August 4:  Educational Media Foundation filed an application for license for FM Translator W262BD (Dimondale).  The license application follows minor change permit.   The translator rebroadcasts WWSJ-AM (St. Johns).

August 3:  Educational Media Foundation filed an application for license for non-commercial WAKL-FM (Flint).  The license application follows a minor change permit.

August 3:  Michigan Community Radio was granted a construction permit for changes for FM Translator W260CQ  (Plainfield Township).  The application is for an increase in ERP.

July 27:  AMC Partners Escanaba, LLC was granted a license to cover for WCMM-FM (Gulliver).  The station reduced its ERP.

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