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Re: rumor: is Salem buying?
As for a Spanish religious station, I suspect that that would be WKOX. I
doubt that, under
> Salem ownership, the station would continue programming in Spanish. I don't
> think Salem owns any foreign-language stations or religious stations with a
> non-Protestant orientation. (Both Mssrs Atsinger and Epperson are alumni of
> Bob Jones University, and you may remember from "W" Bush's visit there
> earlier this year what the Jones folks think about Catholics.) However, if
> Salem is again interested in WKOX (they wanted it before they bought 590),
> the idea might well involve buying WESX and taking it dark to permit a move
> of WKOX's TX to WEZE's Wellington circle site, where it would become a major
> Boston signal--albeit with some pretty severe nighttime coverage problems in
> the western suburbs.
> Dan Strassberg, email@example.com
> Phone: 1-617-558-4205, eFax: 1-707-215-6367
Hmm..but now, keep in mind Salem intends to keep a Modern AC and Alternative
format intact (Dever and Dallas) when they take over some FMs. So, Spanish
religion isn't THAT far out of the picture, IMHO.
D. Luke Steele