Thanks to the efforts of Bryan Broadcasting in Texas and the ingenuity of Dave Kolesar, a Senior Broadcast Engineer at Hubbard Broadcasting, the future of the AM radio band is a bit brighter thanks to the technological innovations HD Radio-only broadcasts can bring.
Sadly, that hasn’t stopped licensees from turning in their licenses for forlorn stations in the kHz band. Cumulus Media did so one year ago; Beasley Media Group also opted to do so with one South Florida AM. Saga Communications did so last week. Now, another licensee has done so, in Portland, Ore.