Year 2004 Michigan AM Applications

Michigan applications for major AM changes, 2004

These 12 Michigan AM radio stations have filed applications for major changes to their facilities:

  • WSNL 600 Flint: Proposes changing its city of license to Swartz Creek (Genesee County). The station's facilities would remain in Genesee County; Daytime power would be 450 watts, nighttime power would 380 watts using a directional signal at all times.
  • WMII 650 Manistique (CP): Proposes changing its city of license to Traverse City and to move its facilities from Schoolcraft County to Grand Traverse County. The station would broadcast with 4,000 watts during the day and 170 watts at night using a directional signal at all times.
  • WFDF 910 Flint: Proposes changing its city of license to Farmington Hills (Oakland County) and to move its facilities from Genesee County to northern Monroe County. The station would broadcast with 50,000 watts during the day and 25,000 watts at night using a directional signal at all times.
  • WGTO 910 Cassopolis: Proposes changing its city of license to Dowagiac (Cass County).
  • WGMY 940 South Haven: Proposes changing its city of license to Hudsonville (Ottawa County) and to move its facilities from Van Buren County to southern Ottawa County. The station would broadcast with 250 watts during the day using a directional signal.
  • WXCI 1160 Fenton: Proposes changing its city of license to Wixom (Oakland County) and to move its facilities from Genesee County to Oakland County. The station would increase its daytime power to 15,000 watts directional; its nighttime power would remain at 1,000 watts directional.
  • WLDR 1210 Kingsley: Proposes changing its city of license to Garfield Twp. (Grand Traverse County).
  • WKNX 1250 Bay City: Proposes changing its city of license to Bridgeport (Saginaw County) and increasing its daytime power to 5,000 watts.
  • WLCM 1390 Charlotte: Proposes changing its city of license to Holt (Ingham County). The station's Eaton County daytime facility would remain unchanged; a new directional nighttime site would be added in Ingham County with a power increase to 1,300 watts.
  • WSDS 1480 Salem Twp: Proposes changing its city of license to Plymouth (Wayne County).
  • KTGG 1540 Spring Harbor: Proposes changing its city of license to Grandville (Kent County) and to move its facilites from Jackson County to northern Allegan County. The station would change frequencies from 1540 to 1020 and broadcast with a 10,000 watt directional daytime signal.
  • WAAM 1600 Ann Arbor: Proposes changing its city of license to Oak Park (Oakland County) and to move its facilities from Washtenaw County to Wayne County. The station would broadcast with 15,000 watts around the clock using a directional signal.

 

In addition, this station has filed an application to move into Michigan:

  • WCGO 1600 Chicago Heights, IL: Proposes changing its city of license to Jenison (Kent County) and to move its facilities from Illinois to Kent County. The station would change frequencies from 1600 to 1020 and broadcast with a 10,000 watt directional daytime signal.

 

There were also 22 accepted applications for new AM stations in Michigan during the 2004 FCC filing window:

  • 820 Escanaba: Lyle Robert Evans. 1,000 watts day directional, 550 watts night nondirectional
  • 1200 Iron Mountain: Lyle Robert Evans. 5,000 watts day nondirectional, 1,500 watts night directional
  • 1220 Escanaba: Lyle Robert Evans. 500 watts day directional, 1,000 watts night directional
  • 1240 Tawas City: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting. Engineering info not available
  • 1260 Adrian: Lenawee Broadcasting Company. 500 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night directional
  • 1340 Houghton: Lyle Robert Evans. 1,000 watts unlimited nondirectional
  • 1400 Hubbard Lake: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting. Engineering info not available
  • 1400 Maple Valley: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting. Engineering info not available
  • 1410 Adrian: Lenawee Broadcasting Company. 500 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night directional
  • 1430 Escanaba: David M. Stout. 1,000 watts day nondirectional, 1,000 watts night directional
  • 1430 Marquette: Powell Meredith Communications Company. 250 watts day and night nondirectional
  • 1490 Houghton: Advance Acquisition. 1,000 watts unlimited nondirectional
  • 1490 Ironwood: Advance Acquisition. 250 watts unlimited nondirectional
  • 1490 Marion: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting. Engineering info not available
  • 1490 Sutton's Bay: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting. Engineering info not available
  • 1570 Acme: Great Northern Broadcasting System. 1,700 watts day directional, 250 watts night directional
  • 1590 Big Rapids: Mentor Parners. 1,000 watts day directional, 250 watts night directional
  • 1600 Ada: Lexington Park Broadcasters. 250 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night nondirectional
  • 1600 Boyne Falls: Barbara Lynch. 1,000 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night nondirectional
  • 1600 Elk Rapids: Barbara Lynch. 1,000 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night nondirectional
  • 1600 Harbor Springs: Barbara Lynch. 1,000 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night nondirectional
  • 1600 Mancelona: Barbara Lynch. 1,000 watts day nondirectional, 250 watts night nondirectional

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