Sold: Maine FM, Massachusetts Noncomm
September 6, 2012 at 4:05 AM (PT)
BILL BINNIE's WBIN MEDIA CO., INC. is spinning Classical WBQI (W-BACH)/BAR HARBOR, ME, one of the stations it acquired from bankrupt NASSAU BROADCASTING, to BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING, LLC for $100,000.
In other filings with the FCC, CHRISTIAN MIX RADIO, INC. is selling noncommercial Contemporary Christian WYCM/CHARLTON, MA to EPIC LIGHT NETWORK, INC. for $500 plus amounts if the station is resold within the first three years after closing, ranging from $275,000 in the first year to $200,00 in the third year.
GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY has applied to the Commission to assign Country WSM-A/NASHVILLE to new wholly-owned subsidiary RYMAN HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES, INC. as part of GAYLORD's conversion into a Real Estate Investment Trust. GRAND OLE OPRY, LLC will continue to hold ownership of the license and will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL, INC., which will move from GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY to the newly-formed RYMAN, into which GAYLORD is merging as part of the formation of the REIT.
CALVARY CHAPEL ALBUQUERQUE has filed for a Silent STA for FM translator K228DQ/PORTALES, NM due to technical problems getting reception of the primary station.
MAX RADIO OF DENVER LLC has applied for a Silent STA for Dance KDHT-F/BENNETT-DENVER, CO and Top 40/Rhythmic KJHM/STRASBURG-DENVER, CO to cover an AUGUST 10th outage allowing for crews to wait for high winds to die down before they go in to repair the stations' antenna and lighting system.
COCHISE BROADCASTING LLC has requested an extension of its Silent STA for KCDC/LA VERKIN, UT while it builds its new facility (moved from MILFORD, UT).
KHWY, INC. has filed for an extension of its Silent STA for KHWZ/LUDLOW, off the air "due to a lack of economic viability under current financial circumstances." The station was formerly part of the Rock "THE DRIVE" simulcast covering I-15 and I-40 in the HIGH DESERT.
And SPENCER and ELIZABETH RUBIN's WESTSIDE RADIO, INC. has closed on the transfer of ownership of DOLPHIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC., licensee of Talk KUIK-A/HILLSBORO, OR, to DON and DONNA MCCOUN after the company defaulted on a loan, missing payments on JUNE 1, 2011, MARCH 1. 2012, and APRIL 1, 2012 and making reduced payments from JULY 1, 2011 through MARCH 1, 2012.