FCC Terminates TV Translators in Coal Country

BISMARCK, ND — The Federal Communications Commission has been effortlessly catching up on applications and clearing its database of dormant license renewals. Suburban Bismarck communities of Beulah and Hazen North Dakota, were on the list of many television translators deleted for non-activity. Low-Power (LPTV) translators, K07EZ and K09EZ, owned by the Beulah Chamber of Commerce…

Jay Huizenga Joins South Dakota Broadcasters Association Board

PIERRE, SD — Jay Huizenga, Vice President and General Manager of KELO-TV in Sioux Falls, SD and KCLO-TV in Rapid City, SD, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the South Dakota Broadcasters Association (SDBA). The SDBA represents all of the State‚Äôs TV and Radio stations. Huizenga has been with KELO…

New 50,000 Watt AM to Launch in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, SD — The Federal Communications Commission has granted a construction permit for religious broadcaster Bott Communications, to build a new AM radio station to serve the Black Hills area and more. The new frequency slated for AM 860, will have a day signal of 50,000 watts, which can cover a dozen states, and…