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North Goes South?

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Re: North Goes South?

Post by audiophile » Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:08 pm

I don't know them.


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Re: North Goes South?

Post by TheForce » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:56 am

Yes please!!
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Re: North Goes South?

Post by TheForce » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:56 am

I want this real bad!
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Maybe a format like 99.7 Duke FM, I bet that has more listeners over in TC than North FM ever did.



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Re: North Goes South?

Post by Milk » Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:12 am

I've been reading Q100's FB page and Finster's new show is getting mixed reviews. I love it when somebody trashes the show and Finister himself will step up and thank that person for enjoying it. Really? LOL!



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Re: North Goes South?

Post by Deleted User 12047 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:25 am

station must be deleting them, I don't see that many complaints..



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Re: North Goes South?

Post by TC Talks » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:35 pm

I just saw a pickup all pimped out with Finster graphics. Way to relive 1996.


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Re: North Goes South?

Post by TheForce » Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:24 pm

I really can't stand the stations in the northern MI market. I think they are just out of touch with what a lot of people like.



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Re: North Goes South?

Post by cckadlec » Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:48 pm

Did they dump 99.3 WQAN? I see no mention of the frequency on their site or Instagram now aside from in the description of their Instagram (which hasn't been updated as it doesn't include 94.5 and 106.3). I can't hear 99.3 here, if and when they are even on the air.


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Re: North Goes South?

Post by MWmetalhead » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:10 pm

Yes, many months ago. Actually, Roy Henderson "evicted" them from 99.3 (supposedly). WQAN has a long history of extended episodes of operating at reduced power or being off the air entirely.


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Re: North Goes South?

Post by BigFreq » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:08 am

MWmetalhead wrote:
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Yes, many months ago. Actually, Roy Henderson "evicted" them from 99.3 (supposedly). WQAN has a long history of extended episodes of operating at reduced power or being off the air entirely.
I don't believe any of Roy's stations are presently on the air. Not really a good move during a license renewal period. I haven't looked to see if there are STA's on file for those various signals. Although I suspect the "I was involved in a legal entanglement with an LMA holder" will be the defense used with the commission to retain the licenses. Shouldn't matter, as it's on the licensee to remain on the air in good standing. Those communities would be better served if the licenses were revoked. I also wonder if the Notice of Violation (for moving the transmitter and antenna without approval) got paid?



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Re: North Goes South?

Post by TC Talks » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:42 pm

If Roy put the money he has spent wrangling with the FCC into keeping his signals running with a pay for play arrangement like Birach has with his stations, the company would be much better off. Two weeks ago, 92.3 had a carrier with no audio running, 99.3 was off.


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Re: North Goes South?

Post by ftballfan » Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:21 am

If the market wasn't so big (and if the Petoskey/Gaylord area were a separate market for ownership caps), 92.3, 99.3, and 101.9 likely would have been split with one going to each of Midwestern, Macdonald-Garber, and Black Diamond.

The only thing that would make sense with the Bear Lake license would be a simulcast of WMOM or another Ludington-area station.

Two questions:
1. Did CMU look at buying 101.9 before they bought 94.3?
2. Did Interlochen consider leasing 101.9 to fill in Classical IPR's holes when 88.7 was off and then at very low power (and then buying 101.9, moving News there, and spinning off 91.5)?



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