FCC Upholds Daytona Radio Revival Denial


A 100-watt LPFM was granted in March 2014 to serve a city popular with beach revelers and NASCAR fans. However, the low-power FM was never built by the time its initial permit expired in September 2016.

The licensee asked the FCC for more time, and got a six-month extension. Still, the LPFM never got on the air in time to prevent a cancellation of its permit and a call letter deletion. Reconsideration was sought and denied … twice.

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