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News Archive: January 2008

January 4, 2008
Bob FM has a new affiliate in Salina, KS, as Adult Contemporary "OZ 05" (KQNS) flipped to Variety Hits on December 1, 2007 as 95.5 Bob FM and landed new call letters KVOB.

January 9, 2008
Connoisseur Media has improved the coverage of Bob FM in Wichita, KS, supplementing 100.5 KIBB (a class C3 signal without good metro coverage west of Wichita in Sedgwick County, KS) with new move-in 97.1 KGGG, a Class C2 move-in with great coverage from the west, as a simulcast partner as of December 26, 2007. This may be a transition as opposed to a full-fledged simulcast, as the station's website is promoting a "move" to 97.1.


January 18, 2008
All Access reports that 106.9 KZY (WKZY/Ocala-Gainesville, FL has transitioned from Variety Hits to Hot AC, putting an emphasis on contemporary hit music (in the Hot AC mold). In one of those unusual twists that happens in radio sometimes, the station has picked up "Jayne FM" (a female-oriented Variety Hits music service) for the 7-11 p.m. weeknight timeslot.

Jack FM is on the air in Russia. This link takes you to the station broadcasting on 89.9 FM in Moscow and 91.1 FM in St. Petersburg (Russia, not Florida.)

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