Clear Channel Buys Albuquerque FM Translator
April 18, 2013 at 4:06 AM (PT)
MARIA CANDELARIA is selling FM translator K251AU/ALBUQUERQUE to CLEAR CHANNEL's CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC. for $170,000. The primary station is listed as Country KBQI (BIG I 107.9)/ALBUQUERQUE.
In other filings with the FCC, AM RADIO 1440, INC., through receiver WAYNE KLEIN, is selling Silent KPTO-A/POCATELLO, ID to TED W. AUSTIN, JR.'s MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, LLC for $41,000.
DENNIS SILVER has requested a Silent STA for FM translators K252ER/CHINLE, AZ and K251BC/KAYENTA, AZ after losing the stations' transmitter sites.
SALEM's PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for FM translator W288BI/DELONA, FL while it builds new facilities at a new site.
APPLE 107.1, INC. has filed for a Silent STA for FM translator W292DV/NEW YORK after the expiration of its limited use agreement for its licensed location.
The sale by PAMAL BROADCASTING of Country WXBM and AC WMEZ (SOFT ROCK 94.1)/PENSACOLA to CUMULUS for $6.5 million and the swap by CUMULUS of WRQQ/BELLE MEADE, TN-NASHVILLE to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for WLVM (now Top 40 WABD)/MOBILE plus the sale of the facility of WDLT (now Contemporary Christian WLVM)/CHICKASAW-MOBILE, AL by CUMULUS to EMF for $1.6 million have all closed.
HIRSCH COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING CO. has closed on the sale of 60% of Country WHCO-A/SPARTA, IL to SOUTHERN ILLINOIS RADIO GROUP, INC. for $150,000.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the sale of FM translator K207EV/STORM LAKE, IA to COMMUNITY FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC for $25,000. An application has been filed to move the translator to 99.9 FM, allowing it to rebroadcast Regional Mexican KAYL-A (JUAN 990)/STORM LAKE.
And the FCC has dismissed a Petition to Deny filed by LCG CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC against the sale of the remaining NASSAU BROADCASTING stations to CONNOISSEUR MEDIA for $38.7 million Top 40 WPST and Religion WCHR-A/TRENTON; Spanish Sports WNJE-A (ESPN DEPORTES RADIO)/FLEMINGTON, NJ, Classic Hits WODE-F (99.9 THE HAWK)/EASTON, PA; Sports simulcast WEEX-A/EASTON, PA-WTKZ-A/ALLENTOWN, PA (ESPN 1230 AND 1320); Religion WBYN-A (THE LIGHT 1160)/LEHIGHTON, PA; Active Rock WWYY (107 THE BONE)/BELVIDERE, NJ; and Talk WVPO-A and Hot AC WSBG/STROUDSBURG. The Commission said that "the staff has reviewed the Petition and finds that it raises no questions requiring further consideration."