Texas AM Sold, Nebraska Clusters Swapped
May 6, 2013 at 4:57 AM (PT)
KWUD, INC. is selling Country KWUD-A and K272EB/WOODVILLE, TX to GERALD R. PROCTOR for $100.
THE LACEY CO. is selling FM translator K262AB/WALKERVILLE, MT to BUTTE BROADCASTING INC. for $1,000.
FM translator W298BK/GENESEO, IL has been added to the paperwork for the sale by RANDAL J. MILLER of 100% of the stock of VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP. to FLETCHER FORD for $800,000. The deal, originally listing Talk WKEI-A, W282AL, and W271BL/KEWANEE, IL, Country WJRE (HOGG COUNTRY 102.5)/GALVA, IL, and Oldies WYEC (REWIND 93.9/102.1)/CAMBRIDGE, IL in the transaction, was initially filed in DECEMBER and omitted W298BK.
CALVARY CHAPEL OF SHASTA LAKE has filed to donate low power FM KIHP-LP/SHASTA LAKE, CA to GATEWAY UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT.
PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC has applied for a Silent STA for KVOL-A/LAFAYETTE, LA while its transmitter undergoes repairs, and for the station's simulcast partner KYMK/MAURICE, LA as well.
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE has requested a Silent STA for WHMF/MARIANNA, FL because, "Owners of the site property have ordered the station closed pending resolution of conflicts with local building authorities. Meanwhile the owners have cut off electricity to our transmitter. We cannot predict an early resolution to these difficulties." The same licensee has asked for a Silent STA for KSJL/STRASBURG, CO because, "Despite our diligence, county authorities have yet to authorize installation of electricity to our site. We had been operating the station on alternate power sources. But then the site owner ordered this stopped and the station closed until all technical and county issues can be resolved. It's impossible at this time to predict a date when this might happen, or when KSJL could return to the air."
SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC. has filed for an extension of its Silent STA for K250AV/LAKETOWN, UT due to interference issues.
CUMULUS' RADIO LICENSE HOLDING CBC, LLC has requested another extension of its Silent STA for WIBR-A/BATON ROUGE, knocked off the air by a tropical storm in 2008.
MICHAEL S. POWERS has closed on the sale of Classic Hits-Talk WRKQ-A/MADISONVILLE, TN to BEVERLY BROADCASTING CO., LLC for $72.500.
WMCH RADIO, INC. has closed on the sale of Classic Country WWAM-A/POWELL-KNOXVILLE, TN to ARM & RAGE, LLC for $75,532.50.
WAY MEDIA, INC. has closed on the sale of FM translator W222BK/BIRMINGHAM, AL to COX RADIO, INC. in exchange for a lease agreement for the seller's W210CA/BIRMINGHAM and a 10-year time brokerage agreement for the seller to program one of COX's HD RADIO multicast channels in the market.
And COX MEDIA GROUP has closed on the sale of stations in the BIRMINGHAM, HONOLULU, RICHMOND, GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, and LOUISVILLE markets to SUMMIT MEDIA LLC for $66.25 million, including Urban Inspirational WAGG-A, Top 40/Rhythmic WBHJ (95.7 JAMZ), Urban AC WBHK (98.7 KISS FM), Classic Hits WBPT (106.9 THE EAGLE), Sports WENN-A (ESPN BIRMINGHAM), Sports WZNN (97.3 THE ZONE), and Country WZZK-F/BIRMINGHAM; Top 40/Rhythmic WHZT (HOT 98.1) and Urban WJMZ-F (107.3 JAMZ!)/GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG; Hawaiian KCCN-F (FM100), Hawaiian AC KINE-F (HAWAIIAN 105), Hawaiian KKNE-A, Top 40/Rhythmic KPHW (POWER 104.3), AC/Easy KRTR-A (AM 650), and AC KRTR-F (KRATER 96)/HONOLULU; Country WQNU (NEW COUNTRY Q103.1), Classic Country WRKA (COUNTRY LEGENDS 103.9), AC WVEZ (LITE 106.9), and Classic Hits WSFR (107.7 THE EAGLE)/LOUISVILLE; and Top 40 WHTI (HOT 100.9), Country WKHK (Country), Rock WKLR (ROCK 96), and Triple A WURV (103.7 THE RIVER)/RICHMOND.
In a deal yet to be filed with the Commission, LEGACY BROADCASTING is trading Country KZTL (WILD COUNTRY 93.5)/PAXTON-NORTH PLATTE, NE, Active Rock KRNP (ROCK 100)/SUTHERLAND-NORTH PLATTE, NE, Oldies KOAQ-A/TERRYTOWN, NE, Talk KOLT-A/SCOTTSBLUFF, NE, Classic Rock KMOR/GERING, NE, Rock KETT (99.3 HE ROCK)/MITCHELL, NE, Hot AC KOZY-F/BRIDGEPORT, NE, and KHYY (WILD COUNTRY 106.9)/MINATARE, NE to ARMADA MEDIA for Adult Hits KMTY and Oldies KUVR-A/HOLDREGE, NE, according to the NORTH PLATTE BULLETIN.