FCC Watch: Two Michigan Stations Surrender Licenses

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

August 29:  Marion R. Williams was granted a license to cover changes for WSMK-FM (Buchanan).  The station relocated its transmitter site, changed HAAT and ERP.

August 28:  Educational Media Foundation filed an application to cover minor changes for FM Translator W296CG (Detroit).  The translator rebroadcasts the HD2 channel of WMXD-FM (Detroit).

August 24:  The application to assign the license of FM Translator W299CB (Manistee) from Resort Radio to Smile FM was approved.  The translator rebroadcasts Smile FM’s WSMZ (Crystal Valley).

August 24:  Baraga Broadcasting, Inc. filed an application to modify a construction permit for WGZR-FM (Alpena).  The station is moving to a new transmitter site and increasing ERP.

August 21:  Roy E. Henderson has surrendered the license (for cancellation) of WMTE-AM (Manistee).  See letter here.  The station has had a license renewal pending since 2012.

August 18:  West Central Michigan Media Ministries was granted a license to cover a minor change application for WGCP-FM (Cadillac).  The station changed transmitter site, ERP and HAAT.

August 17:  West Michigan Community Help Network was granted a license to cover for a new Low Power FM station, WMMT-LP (Muskegon).

August 15:  The Board of Trustees, Michigan State University were granted a construction permit for an auxiliary antenna for WKAR-FM (East Lansing).  The proposed auxiliary operation is to operate at 16.3kw at 140.9 meters HAAT on the existing WKAR-FM tower.

August 14:  Educational Media Foundation was granted a license to cover changes for FM Translator W262BD (Dimondale).  The translator increased its ERP.  The translator rebroadcasts WWSJ-AM (St. Johns).

August 9:   Underwood V Radio, Inc. was granted a license to cover for a new Low Power FM station, WFCB-LP (Ferndale).

August 7: Radioactive, LLC has surrendered the license (for cancellation) of WRAX-FM (Lake Isabella).  See letter here.  The station has had a license renewal pending since 2012.

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