Industry News Bits Tue 10-26-21

Remember these stations having fall fundraisers this week.. WBGL/Champaign.. WayFM


KNWI/Des Moines (Life 107.1) hit the switch and turned up its power to 100,000 watts on a tower 995 feet tall at 12:00 noon on TODAY, Tuesday, October 26th

A KNWI listener who had won the opportunity flipped the switch, and Life 107.1 began broadcasting on one strong, clear signal to Des Moines and central Iowa. The station has been broadcasting on 3 reduced power frequencies. The new signal will allow them to reach more listeners using only one strong signal.

Since receiving approval to increase the station power and tower height, the team at Life 107.1 has been working to raise the funds necessary to raise the tower. The project, Operation Strong Tower, concluded with an on-air fundraising event in December 2020.

“God blessed our socks off, and the Life 107.1 team is so encouraged!”, says station manager Bruce Barrows. “Listeners caught the vision for this new tower and met our fundraising goal of $400,000 almost 6 hours early. This time next year, Life 107.1 will be sharing the love and hope of Jesus with all of Des Moines and central Iowa on one strong signal.” Construction of the new tower has begun and is expected to be completed after winter.


WJTL/Lancaster is inviting listeners to to tell them their favorite Christmas songs to determine The Top 100 Christmas Songs of All Time. Voting has begun and continues until midnight on Sunday, November 14th. WJTL will  count them down on Thursday, November 18th.


WFRN/Elkhart, IN is adding to their morning show. If you’re interested WFRN PD Cody Collier want to hear from you. Go HERE for the listing.


President Biden has nominated the acting FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel to be the permanent Chair at the FCC. She will be the first woman to serve in the role.

Also, Biden has nominated Gigi Sohn as an FCC commissioner.


Milestones:
Dave DeAndrea 14 years at DaveDeAndrea.com VO
Ann-Wooten Taylor 5 years at “Eating As An Act of Worship Ministries Radio Show”
The RockDown Show with Dustin Tatro celebrates 1 year on the air

Prayer List:
Bryan O’Neal
Rob Patz (mother)


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