Indiana RadioWatch: October 20, 2016

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A pair of call letter changes at DTV America's CP's for Fort Wayne LPTV stations:

W16CU-D (Channel 16) becomes WCUH-LD.
W20DG-D (Channel 20) becomes WCZC-LD.


You know that saying "Good things come in threes?" (it's from Latin: omne trium perfectum.) Will that be true in South Bend? We will see, as on Monday at Noon, Sound Management's Soft AC/WSMM (102.3fm, New Carlisle) flipped format to 1980s music, as WYET. Core artists include Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Phil Collins, Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis and the News, Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Tears for Fears. Their website ("Coming Soon") will be


DTV America's LPTV W15CZ-D (Channel 15, Marion) changes call letters to WCZA-LD.


Dispatch Broadcasting's NBC affiliate WTHR-TV (Channel 13, Indianapolis) and Me-TV affiliate WALV-CD (Channel 46, Indianapolis) promotes GM Larry Delia to president of Dispatch Broadcast Group. Mr. Delia joined WTHR-TV and WALV-CD in August 2013. Mr. Delia will continue overseeing both Indianapolis TV stations.


CSN International's CP for 91.1fm, Valparaiso now has call letters: WWFT. The CP specifies a Class A station, running 230 watts at 410 feet, from a tower near the WLJE-FM tower on IN-49, north of US-30.


Reising Radio Partners/Columbus welcomes Garry Brown as their new GSM. Mr. Brown last worked at several different radio clusters in Kentucky and the Carolinas.


A trio of call letter changes at DTV America's CPs for LPTV station in Evansville:

W12DN-D (Channel 12) becomes WZDS-LD.
W14EL-D (Channel 14) becomes WELW-LD.
W19DL-D (Channel 19) becomes WDLH-LD.

That's all for this issue. Thank you for your continued support.

Blaine Thompson
Indiana RadioWatch

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