Tag: HD Radio

WSYR to Begin FM Simulcast?

SYRACUSE -- There's no confirmation yet from Clear Channel, but signs point toward a possible FM simulcast for news/talker WSYR in the near future.  One national radio industry website says it found registrations for five -- count 'em, five -- new internet domain names that suggest that WSYR could be moving to the FM dial, […]

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Wall-to-Wall Christmas Jazz on WCNY-HD3

SYRACUSE -- Starting tomorrow at noon, owners of HDRadio tuners will be able to tune in holiday-themed jazz anytime, night or day. Classic FM (WCNY) is offering "The Sounds of Christmas Jazz" non-stop through Christmas Day on its HD3 stations in Syracuse, Utica and Watertown.

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New Ithaca Station WITH Signs On

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- While your editor was away on vacation, the long-awaited debut of new radio station WITH 90.1 took place on Monday.  The joint venture between Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva and WXXI in Rochester also offers an HD2 channel.

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I-100 Pays Tribute to Ronnie James Dio

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- It's a special edition of the locally-produced Homemade Jam this weekend on rocker I-100 (WIII).  The show will be paying tribute to Cortland native and rock star Ronnie James Dio, who died this past Monday at the age of 67.  Dio's wife announced last November that Dio had been diagnosed with stomach cancer.

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Dusty Rhodes Returning to Syracuse... Briefly

SYRACUSE -- Popular announcer Dusty Rhodes will be back on the Syracuse airwaves in May, hosting a four-part series entitled Syracuse Radio in the Fifties on WCNY-HD2. Installments of the program are scheduled to air on Sunday afternoons, starting May 2.

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FCC Fines Saga $10,000 for "Willful Violations"

ITHACA -- The FCC has ordered Saga Communications to pay $10,000 in fines, in regards to what the Commission has ruled to be "willful violations" the company made regarding transmitter W240CB. The ruling came after complaints were filed by the Geneva-based Finger Lakes Media Group, who argued W240CB's signal at 95.9FM had interfered with programming […]

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WRVO's WRVD Adds HD and HD2 Streams

SYRACUSE -- Listeners of the NPR programming on 89.9 WRVO's Syracuse repeater, WRVD 90.3, now have the ability to hear both WRVO's main feed, and the "WRVO Extra" HD2 feed.

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WSYR Now Simulcast on WPHR-HD2

SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel's Newsradio 570 WSYR is sounding a lot clearer these days for listeners who have an HD Radio receiver.  Observant readers report the station is now offered on the HD2 channel of sister station Power 106.9 (WPHR).

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No More "Day to Day" on WRVO

OSWEGO -- A little over three weeks ago, NPR announced the show "Day by Day" would end in March due to budget cuts, but local affiliate WRVO isn't waiting -- today was the final day for "Day by Day" on WRVO's primary lineup.

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HD Listings Added... but is Anyone Listening?

We just added listings for HD-2 stations where appropriate -- so far, that's only 4 stations on the Syracuse FM page, as verified by the HD Radio Alliance website.  (We're not counting HD-1 signals, as we'd simply be duplicating several FM stations.)  And out of curiosity, we're wondering...

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