Sold: Colorado FM, Pennsylvania AM, Upstate NY, Indiana Clusters
May 7, 2013 at 2:34 PM (PT)
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA GRAND JUNCTION LICENSE, LLC is selling Active Rock KDBN (95 ROCK, simulcasting KKNN)/PARACHUTE, CO to KSUN COMMUNITY RADIO CORPORATION for $1,500.
BUSINESSTALKRADIO.NET ACQUISITIONS CORP. Receiver MICHAEL CRAVEN and WURP EAST, INC. are selling Talk WLFP-A/BRADDOCK, PA to AM GUYS, LLC for $14,515 cash.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. is selling FM translator W257CI/ATHENS, GA to THE B&GRS for $15,000.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION has requested an extension of its Silent STA for KAIC/TUCSON due to a lease issue.
CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY has closed on the purchase of Religion KHFR/SANTA MARIA, CA and FM translator K209CE/SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA from HAROLD CAMPING's FAMILY STATIONS INC. for $475,000. and has applied for a Silent STA for KHFR (changing calls to KCLM) while it replaces the newly-acquired station's transmission equipment. The licensee is also asking for a Silent STA for K209CE to modify the facility.
JOURNAL has closed on the purchase of WNOX/OAK RIDGE-KNOXVILLE, TN (now simulcasting Country WCYQ) from OAK RIDGE FM, INC. for $6 million.
LUIS G. CAJIGA has closed on the transfer of FM translator W279BU.GURABO, PR to AURIO A. MATOS BARRETO for no consideration.
XANA OREGON, LLC has closed on the sale of Country KVBL (103.1 THE BULL)/UNION-LA GRANDE, OR to KVBL, LLC for $350,000 ($150,000 cash, $200,000 in a promissory note).
CORTLAND-HOMER CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION has closed on the sale of FM translator W240AH/CORTLAND, NY to MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC. for $10.
Backyard Sells in Elmira-Corning, Muncie-Anderson
In a deal yet to be filed with the FCC, COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS, headed by JIM LEVEN and BRUCE MITTMAN, have purchased seven stations from BACKYARD BROADCASTING for $3.6 million. The stations include Talk WWLZ-A and Country WPGI (100.9 THE BIG PIG)/HORSEHEADS-ELMIRA, NY; Hot AC WNKI (WINK 106)/CORNING, NY; Classic Rock WNGZ (WINGZ 104.9)/MONTOUR FALLS-ELMIRA, NY; Classic Rock WRCE-A (simulcasting WNGZ)/WATKINS GLEN, NY; and Oldies WHDL-A and Country WPIG (PIG 95.7)/OLEAN, NY.
In another deal announced but not yet filed with the Commission, WOOF BOOM RADIO, headed by former EMMIS and MAVERICK MEDIA executive JERRY "J" CHAPMAN with CONORMARA INVESTMENST' RAY KENNEDY, WESTBRIDGE INVESTMENTS' JASON FARMER, and AARON REITZ, is buying six stations and an FM translator in INDIANA from BACKYARD BROADCASTING for an undisclosed price. The stations include Hot AC WLBC, Sports WXFN-A, and Oldies WERK/MUNCIE, IN; Talk WHBU-A/ANDERSON, IN; and Classic Rock simulcast WMXQ/HARTFORD CITY, IN-WMQX/ALEXANDRIA, IN. FM translator W275AJ/MUNCIE is also included in the deal.