Sales / Transactions / FCC Actions: Feb. 16, 2012





• Smile FM is acquiring the construction permit for FM 89.7 Speaker Township (southern Sanilac County, northwest of Port Huron) from Speaker Radio in exchange for Smile FM agreeing to air underwriting announcements for non-profit organizations for which Speaker Radio is affiliated twice per day over twelve months. Smile FM, which has in recent years has expanded their footprint of Contemporary Christian formatted FM stations across much of Michigan, is also obtaining WYOR FM 88.5 Republic, OH (southeast of Toledo) and the construction permit for FM 91.9 Yorktown, AR (southeast of Pine Bluff).


• Smile FM's WSMF FM 88.1 Monroe was granted a construction permit to change its power/height from 1,200 watts @ 135 feet to 900 watts @ 449 feet with a directional signal from a different tower location northeast of Monroe.


• Plymouth-Canton Schools Pop/Community WSDP-FM 88.1 Plymouth was granted a construction permit to increase power from 200 to 300 watts; the station has also corrected the coordinates of its antenna location.


• West Central Michigan Media Ministries, new owner of WIHC FM 97.9 Newberry has applied to change the station from commercial to non-commercial operation. It's anticipated the station will return to the air soon broadcasting the organization's Religious 'Strong Tower Radio' format that originates from Cadillac on WGCP-FM 91.9.







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