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30 July 2022

TV:
21 WTTO Homewood ATSC 3.0 launch now postponed to October 2022 (also WSES Tuscaloosa)
26 WBUN-LD Birmingham Added Daystar Español to —.2 subchannel (also WBIF Marianna, FL; WHVD-LD Huntsville; WETU-LD Montgomery)

27 July 2022

FM:
89.7 WJHO Alexander City Station sold by TBTA Ministries to Volunteer Broadcasting for $65,000
98.3 WFXO Stewartville Updated history; added station logo, link to press release and office photo
TV:
35 K35OX-D Selma Sold by Richardson Broadcasting to Gray Television for $40,000

27 July 2022

AM:
1050 WSGN Alexander City Updated history
FM:
98.3 WFXO Stewartville Updated history; station will launch as WSGN with Oldies at the end of the month

26 July 2022

FM:
90.1 WERH Hamilton Call letters assigned to New CP
90.5 WQGO Elkmont Call letters assigned to New CP
99.7 W259DK Valley Head CP: 250 watts on 99.3 MHz from Valley Head as W257EU
TV:
3 W03Bw-D Midland City License to cover filed
25 WJMY-CD Tuscaloosa Updated station lineup // WBRC's full slate of channels

22 July 2022

FM:
105.7 WCSN Orange Beach Gulf Coast Broadcasting sells station to Portside Media for $849,000
TV:
24 WBXA-CD Birmingham Updated history; call sign changes to WTBM-CD (Telemundo Birmingham) on 1 August 2022

19 July 2022

AM:
1400 WWTM Decatur Resumption of Operations notice filed; reported on air with Religious programming // W232DL Decatur
1450 WLAY Muscle Shoals Updated history
1590 WVNA Tuscumbia Station (despite being off air) flips to News/Talk // W244EF Florence; updated history
FM:
101.5 WMXV St. Joseph, TN Updated history

15 July 2022

FM:
94.5 WNRA-LP Hawk Pride Construction permit cancelled per station request
TV:
27 WCQT-LD Cullman License to cover filed
54 WZDX Huntsville Station adds Twist to 54.7 and The Grio to 54.8

13 July 2022

AM:
1500 WKAX Russellville Updated history
TV:
14 WFRW-LD Enterprise License to cover filed; operational status unknown
25 W25FW-D Columbus, GA License to cover filed; operational status unknown
27 WGEI-LD Enterprise License to cover filed; operational status unknown
29 W29FJ-D Dothan License to cover filed; operational status unknown

12 July 2022

FM:
94.5 WNRA-LP Hawk Pride Call sign changed, ex-WSFH-LP

11 July 2022

FM:
91.1 WFPW Battens Crossroads License to cover filed; profile page created; station on air with Christian religious programming

10 July 2022

AM:
880 WAMI Opp CP: 13 kW from site south of Lake Martin, re-licensed to Jacksons Gap, day only
1050 WSGN Alexander City Updated history; plans to swap call sign with WFXO on 31-July-2022
1340 WFMH Cullman Updated history
1460 WMCJ Cullman Updated history
FM:
98.3 WFXO Stewartville Updated history; plans to swap call sign with WSGN on 31-July-2022
TV:
24 WBXA-CD Birmingham 24.1 reported simulcasting WBRC 6.1
25 WJMY-CD Tuscaloosa 25.1 reported simulcasting WBRC 6.1

  5 July 2022

FM:
91.1 WFPW Battens Crossroads
CP Mod: 100 watts @ 275 feet HAAT
TV:
25 W25EM-D Columbus, GA CP Mod: 100 watts directional in Cussetta, GA
27 W27DK-D Columbus, GA CP Mod: 100 watts directional in Cussetta, GA
29 W29FJ-D Dothan CP Mod: 100 watts directional in Midland City

  4 July 2022

FM:
90.1 WLGO Sawyerville
Call letters assigned to new station
91.3 WVOB Dothan
Silent STA filed: loss of transmitter site and lack of finances
107.7 WHSL Lisman Silent STA filed: transmitter failure

  2 July 2022

AM:
870 WQRX Valley Head
Station sold by Courington & Mastin to Joy Christian Ministries for $15,000


29 June 2022

FM:
100.3 WTKE Niceville, FL
CP: 6 kW at 252 feet HAAT from site on James Lee Road
TV:
15 WSSF-LD Fayette
License transferred from Brenda Clark Webb to Center Point Broadcasting Company, LLC
51 WSFG-LD Berry License transferred from Brenda Clark Webb to Center Point Broadcasting Company, LLC

25 June 2022

TV:
21 WTTO Homewood ATSC 3.0 conversion date bumped to July 14th
33 WSES Tuscaloosa ATSC 3.0 conversion date bumped to July 14th

14 June 2022

FM:
101.9 W270CS Gulfport, MS License to cover (and construction permit) rescinded due to failure to properly construct facility

13 June 2022

AM:
1370 WCOA Pensacola, FL
License to cover filed for current facility
FM:
101.5 WTKX Pensacola, FL HD2 channel removed from lineup

  8 June 2022

TV:
12 WBQP-CD Pensacola, FL
Updated channel lineup order, added Comfy TV to 12.10;
26 WEDS-LD Mobile
Corrected channel lineup to include beIn Sports Xtra Español and beIn Sports Xtra
28 WWBH-LD Mobile
Corrected channel lineup to include beIn Sports Xtra Español, beIn Sports Xtra and Novelisima
29 WQMK-LD Cussetta Updated channel lineup; 18.1 Retro TV, 18.2 Your News Net, 18.3 Comfy TV

  6 June 2022

FM:
99.7 W259DK Valley Head
License to cover filed (ex-W257EB) // WQRX Valley Head, AL
TV:
15 WSSF-LD Fayette
License transferred from Estate of Ettie Clark to Brenda Clark Webb
31 WSSG-LD Berry
License transferred from Estate of Ettie Clark to Brenda Clark Webb
34 W34FN-D Tuscaloosa
License deleted
35 K35OX-D Selma License transferred from Richardson Broadcasting to Gray Television

  5 June 2022

FM:
101.3 WIUK-LP Iuka, MS
Station reported back on air back in late August 2021
101.5 WMXV St. Joseph, TN
Confirmed station is not (yet) in HD
105.1 W286DV Florence Translator reported not (yet) on air // WMXV HD-3 St. Joseph, TN

  3 June 2022

FM:
100.9 WJAQ Marianna, FL License to cover filed


31 May 2022

FM:
100.3 WTKE Niceville Updated and re-wrote part of the station history

27 May 2022

TV:
17 WDBB Bessemer Updated station history
21 WTTO Homewood Station will convert to ATSC 3.0 in June 2022
33 WSES Tuscaloosa Station will convert to ATSC 3.0 in June 2022; ATSC carriage of channels will be on WDBB

26 May 2022

FM:
105.1 W286DV Florence Translator reported on air as Urban Adult Contemporary "The Music Muscle of the Shoals" // WMXV-HD3 St. Joseph, TN; fixed incorrect FCC/FCCdata links

22 May 2022

TV:
20 WCOV Montgomery Updated station history

16 May 2022

TV:
14 DW14DT-D Montgomery License deleted
24 WBXA-CD Birmingham Station confirmed on air
35 W18ET-D Birmingham Station confirmed on air
38 WGUD-LD Pascagoula, MS License to cover filed for RF channel 31

15 May 2022

TV:
22 WSWH-LD Tuscaloosa Station adds Revival to —.6 and HSN to —.7 subchannels

11 May 2022

AM:
1040 WHBO Pinellas Park, FL CP: 3.6 kW days, 430 watts night (directional) from old transmitter site
TV:
19 W19DW-D Columbus, GA CP: 200 watts directional from the WLTZ TV tower south of Columbus, GA
25 W25FW-D Columbus, GA CP: 1 kW directional from the WLTZ TV tower south of Columbus, GA
51 WBIF Marianna, FL CP: Change from horizontal to elliptical polarization

10 May 2022

AM:
1400 WANI Opelika Updated and re-wrote station history
FM:
90.5 *new* Elkmont New CP: 5.5 kW directional from cell phone tower on Goode Road and US-72, east of Rogersville
94.3 WGZZ Waverly Updated station history
103.3 WSGQ-LP Columbia CP Mod: 23 watts at 203 feet HAAT on 93.7 MHz

  6 May 2022

AM:
1000 WKLF Clanton Station adds online-only "Peach Country" streaming option to website
TV:
20 WCGZ-LD Lanett License to cover filed from tower at the WLAG studios on East Broome Street in La Grange, GA
51 WBIF Marianna, FL Station applies to change from horizontal to elliptical polarization

  4 May 2022

AM:
1400 WFDM Fort Walton Beach, FL Updated data, updated station website URL, added Facebook page link
1490 WTKE Milton, FL Updated data, added Facebook page link
FM:
100.3 WTKE Niceville, FL Format flips to Classic Rock as "100.3 K-Rock"; added HD-multi tag; HD-2 format is Sports Talk "The Ticket"
103.7 W259AN Fort Walton Beach FL Drops "Freedom Talk" from WFDM for Sports Talk "The Ticket" // WTKE-FM HD2 Niceville, FL

  1 May 2022

TV:
18 W18ET-D Birmingham Station reported off air
24 WBXA-CD Birmingham Station reported off air

27 April 2022

FM:
107.7 WHSL Lisman Station filed resumption of operations; STA for low power

26 April 2022

TV:
23 WAUA-LD Columbus, GA License to cover filed; programming unknown

22 April 2022

TV:
46 WCTU-LD Pensacola, FL License to cover filed for RF channel 22; updated channel lineup to —.1 - IBN; —.3 QVC

21 April 2022

AM:
620 WTRP La Grange, GA Station (and translator) flips from Classic Hits to Classic Country as "Classic Country 98.9"
1110 WTOF Bay Minette Updated station history; station sold to UM Enterprise (with WMOB) for $100
1360 WMOB Mobile Updated station history; station sold to UM Enterprise (with WTOF) for $100

18 April 2022

TV:
23 WAUA-LD Columbus, GA Ex-W23FA-D

15 April 2022

AM:
1300 WTLS Tallassee Updated slogan to "Score 94.7 and Hits 106.9"
1310 WAFN Somerville Fixed incorrect Radio-Locator and Wikipedia links
FM:
106.9 W295BL Tallassee Translator reported on air at 106.9 MHz // WTLS Tallassee

15 April 2022

AM:
1570 WCRL Oneonta Format flips from Oldies to Variety Hits as "Hits 95.3/94.7"
FM:
98.7 W254AA Colbert Heights Drops // WAYH Harvest for // WADI Corinth, MS
TV:
12 WMAE Booneville, MS CP:  35 kW on RF channel 9

14 April 2022

TV:
23 WVUA Tuscaloosa Local Now reported missing, replaced with color bars

12 April 2022

FM:
92.9 W225AH Huntsville License to cover filed // WHVK-HD2 New Hope

  6 April 2022

AM:
1320 WENN Birmingham Station reported silent due to transmitter failure
FM:
106.5 W293BK Tallassee CP: 180 watts from existing transmit site, non-directional antenna on 106.9 MHz // WTLS Tallassee
TV:
29 WBIH Selma DigiTV reported on —.6 subchannel


31 March 2022

AM:
880 WAMI Opp
1130 WALQ Carrville Station reported back on air, with 1 kW due to transmitter issues

30 March 2022

AM:
1310 WAFN Priceville Station reported // WAFN Arab as "Fun 92.7 & 104.1"

25 March 2022

TV:
48 WFBD Destin, FL Station converts to Distributed Transmission System; second transmitter installed in Baldwin County with 80 kW directional towards Mobile

24 March 2022

AM:
1290 WOPP Opp Resumption of operations notice filed with FCC
FM:
92.9 W225AH Huntsville CP: 75 watts from WWFF-FM transmitter site northwest of Huntsville, directional antenna // WHVK-HD2 New Hope
TV:
13 WVTM Birmingham —.3 subchannel reported with color bars; to be "Story Television"
24 WBXA-CD Birmingham Station sold by L4 Media Group to Gray Television (also WBXM-CD in Montgomery)

21 March 2022

AM:
1040 WHBO Pinellas Park, FL History updated and re-written

10 March 2022

TV:
24 W24FA-D Midland City Permit cancelled

  9 March 2022

Media Links:
The Fascinating History of Car Radio
Added link to web page
TV:
23 W23FA-D Columbus, GA CP: 10 kW from site west of Phenix City, AL
38 DWHBD-LD Auburn Permit cancelled
39 DW39-DQ-D Opelika Permit cancelled

  6 March 2022

TV:
44 WJTC Pensacola, FL —.2 drops Grit for Rewind TV

  5 March 2022

FM:
100.3 WTKE Niceville, FL Ownership sold back to Ron Hale's Omni Broadcasting for $425,000

  4 March 2022

AM:
1000 WKLF Clanton Updated history; oldies "Peach" now starts at 2 pm
FM:
89.3 *new* Bay St. Louis New CP: 1.25 kW directional @ 377 feet HAAT on 89.3 kHz
91.1 WPSM Fort Walton Beach, FL CP: 14 kW, no other changes from previous CP; license to cover filed
101.7 WTID Marianna, FL CP: 14 kW @ 321 feet HAAT
TV:
25 WJMY-CD Tuscaloosa Station sold by TTI, Inc. to Gray Television for $225,000

25 February 2022

FM:
93.5 WPHH Hope Hull Updated history
TV:
21 WMPV Mobile —.2 subchannel changes from Hillsong Channel to TBN Inspire; also WMCF Montgomery, WTJP Gadsden, WSSF-LD Fayette, WSFG-LD Berry

24 February 2022

TV:
4 W04DN-LD Auburn CP: 3 kW directional

23 February 2022

FM:
104.9 WOAB Ozark Updated format to Country, slogan to "Kickin' Country 104.9"; updated website and Facebook links

16 February 2022

TV:
19 WOTM-LD Montevallo Updated permit granted by FCC, licensed to cover filed and station reported on air

10 February 2022

FM:
90.1 *new* Hamilton New CP: 3.5 kW @ 302 ft HAAT
90.1 *new* Sawyerville New CP: 10 kW @ 367 ft HAAT, Directional
90.7 WJJL Carbon Hill New CP:  27.5 kW @ 371 feet HAAT, Directional
90.9 WJOU Huntsville CP: 33 kW @ 243 feet HAAT; updated and re-wrote station history
TV:
27 WNAL-LD Scottsboro License to cover filed
43 DW43DL-D Montgomery License cancelled

  5 February 2022

FM:
91.1 WPSM Fort Walton Beach, FL CP: 13 kW @ 338 feet HAAT; corrected old data, updated and re-wrote station history

  3 February 2022

TV:
19 WOTM-LD Montevallo History updated; license to cover rescinded, new permit filed with FCC

  2 February 2022

AM:
1000 WDJL Huntsville Added link to Facebook page
FM:
88.1 WAYH Harvest WayFM merges with Hope Media Group, license transferred to Hope (also WAYU Steele)
100.3 WAUE Waverly Updated station history
101.1 W266BJ Tallassee License to cover filed // WAUE-HD2 Waverly (unknown programming)
TV:
19 W19CO Pensacola, FL License to cover filed

30 January 2022

TV:
19 WOTM-LD Birmingham Station reported (unsurprisingly) off the air

24 January 2022

FM:
91.7 *new* Daleville New CP: 50 kW @ 246 feet HAAT, directional antenna
97.5 W248BO Tuscaloosa Format flips from Classic Hits to Soft Oldies as "97.5 MeTV FM" // WTUG-HD3 Tuscaloosa
TV:
19 WOTM-LD Birmingham Created a station info & history page; updated station website URL; added link to newer station Facebook page. Note: The FCC site throws an error when searching for this facility, so some information is currently missing from the information section.
29 WMJN-LD Columbus Emmanuel Broadcasting sells station to Gray Television for $330,000; dead website URL removed; channel lineup updated

20 January 2022

TV:
32 W32FV-D Columbus, GA License to cover filed; RabbitEars reports station // WTVM Columbus, GA
35 WOTM-LD Montevallo Station reported on air on RF channel 35; license to cover filed

19 January 2022

FM:
106.5 W293BK Tallassee CP: 250 watts, non-directional from existing site

13 January 2022

AM:
1240 WGCM Gulfport, MS John Dowdy sells Biloxi/Gulfport stations to JLE, Inc. for $3.25 million (also WROA Gulfport, MS, WZNF Lumerton-Wiggings, MS, WGCM-FM Gulfport, MS, WZKX Bay St. Louis, MS and WRPM Poplarville, MS)
TV:
20 W20EP-D Troy Permit terminated for failure to built out in specified timeframe
24 K24NV-D Montgomery Permit terminated for failure to built out in specified timeframe
32 W32FM-D Selma Permit terminated for failure to built out in specified timeframe
35 WAWA-LD Dothan Permit terminated for failure to built out in specified timeframe

11 January 2022

TV:
21 WAUT-LD Auburn License to cover filed; operational status unknown
36 W36EO-D Columbus, GA License to cover filed for the WRLD transmitter site south of Valley, AL; status unknown

  8 January 2022

TV:
24 WBXA-CD Birmingham Corrected outdated technical data, updated network list: —.1 The Country Channel; —.2 SonLife; —.3 ShopLC; —.4 Jewelry TV; —.5 Infomercials

  7 January 2022

FM:
89.7 WJHO Alexander City Updated format to Classic Rock as "89.7 The Classic"; updated website and Facebook links
90.9 WFAZ Goodwater Updated station website and Facebook links
93.5 WPHH Hope Hull Updated station website and Facebook links
94.3 WIZB Abbeville Updated station website and Facebook links
101.7 WTID Graceville, FL Format flips to Christian Contemporary "The Joy FM"
105.3 WDBT Fort Rucker Added link to Facebook page
TV:
17 WRDP-LD Columbus License to cover filed; operational status unknown
22 WEEL-LD Tuscaloosa CP Mod: 250 watts direction towards Carrollton from site in rural Pickens County
26 W26FE-D Montgomery License to cover filed; operational status unknown

  6 January 2022

FM:
91.1 WFPW Battens Crossroads New CP: 210 watts @ 276 feet HAAT
TV:
4 W04DN-D Auburn License to cover filed; operational status unknown

  5 January 2022

FM:
95.5
W238CS
Clanton
CP Mod: 250 watts vertical only from Deltacom tower at CR-76 and CR-421 west of Clanton
101.1 W266BJ Tallassee CP: 250 watts from site northwest of Auburn on Farmville Rd // WAUE Waverly

  4 January 2022

TV:
16
WRDP-LD
Columbus, GA
CP Mod: 200 watts directional from site southeast of Columbus
31 W31FB-D Eastabutchie, MS CP Mod: 5 kW directional towards Mobile, AL from site in rural Baldwin County; listing added to Mobile metro page; station sold from Lowcountry 34 Media, LLC to Grey Television for $3.75 million (package deal with other LDTV stations)

  1 January 2022

AM:
1480
WJTW
Bridgeport
Station flips to Classic Hits as "Eagle 106.1"; history updated
FM:
94.7 WZEW Fairhope Updated and re-wrote station history; linked to a podcast featuring an interview with Tim Camp, station engineer, owner and morning show host.
93.3 WPJB-LP Selma Station adds RDS
105.5 WNSP Bay Minette Updated and re-wrote station history; linked to the same Tim Camp podcast as above



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