The 1540/1460 Call Swap

It’s still running Dale Edwards’ gospel format, at least as of last night, but…

The station set to adopt Good Karma Broadcasting’s ESPN Radio format is now known to the FCC as WBKC. 1540/Cleveland took those calls officially on Tuesday, as outgoing owner Edwards’ D&E Communications swapped the WABQ calls to co-owned 1460/Painesville.

That facility has been running gospel music since last week, when it broke from a simulcast with classical WCLV/104.9 Lorain.

It’s probably a safe guess that Good Karma’s Craig Karmazin doesn’t intend on keeping the WBKC calls, unless he just doesn’t care what the call letters are on his new facility – which will be known by its on-air moniker “ESPN Cleveland”. He did keep the calls on his main Milwaukee sports outlet, WAUK/1510 Waukesha WI…

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