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Magic Pick New Flagship For Spanish Broadcasts
    10-21-14
The Orlando Magic announced WPRD-AM 1440 will be the flagship station for Spanish language broadcasts. Joey Colon will continue to handle play-by-play, pre-game, halftime and post-game analysis.

Frank Scott Joins WNDB    10-21-14
Frank Scott has joined the
"Daytona's Morning News" show on WNDB-AM 1150/95.3-FM.

Salem To Simulcast "660 The Answer"     10-20-14
Altamonte Springs based WORL-AM 660 will be simulcasting
"660 The Answer" on 105.5, licensed to Oviedo with 250 watts. Salem purchased the translator from Radio Assist Ministry for $50,000. 

Happy Birthday!    
10-15-14
Happy birthday to CFLRadio legend Alan Spector celebrating on Thursday. 

Black Gospel Comes To Orlando     10-10-14
Black Media Works, in Cocoa has launched translator W279CO, "Rejoice 103.7" licensed to Eatonville. The parent station is WRMQ-AM 1140 licensed to Orlando. 

WLZR Asks For Another Delay     10-10-14
Cumulus Media has once again asked the FCC for more time to fix the ground system of the silent station WLZR-AM 1560. The station has suffered vandalism and copper theft on numerous occasions. Last December, Cumulus filed a request to run 250 watts of power instead of the licensed 5,000 watts. Meanwhile they are running the programming on their FM translator on
95.9. Cumulus stated that they are “in the process of developing a cost-effective method of securing the property against future theft.” 

Happy Birthday!    
10-9-14
Birthday greetings go out today to
Wolf Bowers at WYGC-FM 104.9. Also celebrating today is former WDIZ-FM 100.3 Program Director Rad Messick. Happy birthday to you both!

Movin' On Up    10-2-14
iHeartMedia has named Hector Marcano General Manager of WRUM-FM 100.3. Hector has also been named Vice President of Hispanic Operations East, effective immediately.

Baseball Playoffs On WDBO-AM     10-2-14
ESPN Orlando 580 (WDBO-AM 580) will be carrying the ESPN coverage of the MLB post season.
ALDS: Tigers @ Orioles/ALDS: Royals @ Angels double header will begin today at 5PM, right after Scott Anez. Tomorrow, MLB Division Series play begins at 11:30AM. Saturday the Giants @ Nationals begins at 9PM after FSU Football vs. Wake Forest. On Sunday ALDS Game 3: Angles @ Royals coverage starts at 7:30PM.

Tom O'Brien To Retire
     10-2-14
WPCV-FM 97.5 morning host Tom O'Brien is retiring after 19 years at the station. Tom was the morning host for 15 years. For the past 4 years Tom was WPCV's "Community Ambassador". He would visit a different city in the area every weekday. 

WPOZ Is Number 1 Again
     10-2-14
In the latest Arbitron PPM ratings WPOZ-FM 88.3 has returned to the number one position. Congrats!


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