Could WFMX Be Relocating?
January 16, 2006 at 9:42 AM (PT)
THE BUSINESS JOURNAL of the greater TRIAD area reports that CLEAR CHANNEL has received approval to move the license for Country WFMX/STATESVILLE, NC to CLEMMONS, which would allow the station to be heard in GREENSBORO-WINSTOM SALEM-HIGH POINT. CLEAR CHANNEL currently operates the station under a contract with SAN ANTONIO, TX based MERCURY BROADCASTING.
The licensing decision paves the way for CC to buy the station outright, though they still need FCC approval to construct a tower and facilities. Should this occur, much speculation is being made as to whether the station would remain Country or would there be a flip. Popular opinion is that a flip to a Spanish language format would be in the station's future. To read the rest of the article just click here.