Monthly Archives: September 2015

Who is Jeffrey Marcus and how did he take control of Cumulus?

biography on Bloomberg Profile at Crestview, the PE firm he represents His radio roots go back to Chancellor, which became AMFM radio, which was quickly merged into Clear Channel. He also was involved with Cable TV in the early days, … Continue reading

Posted in Cumulus Media, Radio News | 4 Comments

Application Party Search

This has been available for many years, but off in a corner. Every party of every FCC application since about 1978 is archived by the FCC and made available in the CDBS data download. In my quest to be Better … Continue reading

Posted in About the Guide, The FCC | 5 Comments

Mike Malloy wakes in Sleepy Hollow

Mike Malloy, the foul mouthed extreme “progressive” host too extreme for Air America – has had his revelation. He announced today that after 6 1/2 years, he has realized Barack Obama is a dishonest, corrupt man and cannot be trusted. … Continue reading

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Dickeys are out at Cumulus – it’s official

http://nypost.com/2015/09/29/dickey-brothers-out-at-radio-giant-cumulus-amid-board-shakeup/ Michael Savage just found out. He has a lot at stake.

Posted in Cumulus Media, Radio News | 7 Comments

Donald Trump for Speaker of the House

http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/memberfaq.aspx Article I, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution states, “The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers.” Although the Constitution does not require the Speaker to be a Member of the House, all Speakers have been … Continue reading

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Random Pope thought of the day

The Pope is speaking out against the death penalty today on his visit to America. If the Roman Empire had outlawed the death penalty 2000 years ago, how would the world be different today?

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Delilah 24/7

In the process of reconciling the HDRadio list, most so far are call sign changes where the same station is listed both under the old and new call signs, resulting in double counting. This is the same problem that slips … Continue reading

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John Boehner leaves Congress

There were rumors the past few days that Conservatives finally had the votes to tell John “Crybaby” Boehner he wasn’t going to be Speaker any more. One of the most disappointing things to me was that after America gave Republicans … Continue reading

Posted in American Politics | 7 Comments

Protected: Doumentation: adding an FX/HD station

This is mostly for recall after I go senile, but here goes nothing. Using the example posted above, this is the objective: We want to be able to paste in the URL and have the editor offer up the option … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, documentation, Volunteer | 3 Comments

The HDx fed FM translator “problem”

Part of the reason for the flurry of HDRadio posts is the issue of FM translators (FX) being “fed” by HD 2/3/4 channels, to essentially carve out a brand new FM radio station that doesn’t even count against the BigRadio™ … Continue reading

Posted in HDRadio™, Low Power FM, Radio Biz, The FCC | 2 Comments