Sales and Transactions: Week of May 30, 2008




• The Interlochen Center for the Arts was granted two construction permits for new non-commercial FM stations in northern Michigan. The first, WLMN 89.7 to be licensed to Manistee, would operate with 15,000 watts @ 282 feet with a directional antenna located in northern Mason county and provide coverage for Ludington as well as Manistee. The second, WHBP 90.1 to be licensed to Harbor Springs, would operate with 1,200 watts @ 1004 feet with a directional antenna located in west-central Emmet county. Interlochen Public Radio current operates Classical WIAA-FM 88.7 Interlochen and News/Talk WICA-FM 91.5 Traverse City in addition to two rebroadcasters of WIAA; WICV-FM 100.9 East Jordan and WIAB-FM 88.5 Mackinaw City.

• Country WMKC FM 102.9 Indian River was granted a construction permit to change effective radiated power from 100,000 watts @ 1,102 feet (Class C0) to 77,000 watts @ 967 feet (Class C1). In addition, the station's broadcast location would change from west-central Emmet county to the south to Charlevoix county near the Otsego county line.

• CBS-owned and CW affiliate WKBD TV 50 Detroit was issued a notice of apparent liability in amount of $8,000 due to issues with the station's compliance with limits on commerical matter in children's programming and failure to place all required records concerning compliance with children's programming commercial limits in its public inspection file. FCC Notice of Apparent Liability (pdf)







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