Sold: Shenandoah Valley FM, Oregon AM, New Brunswick's CHNI, CKNI
July 8, 2013 at 6:17 AM (PT)
ALEX MEDIA, INC. is selling Contemporary Christian WTCF (103.3 THE CROSS)/WARDENSVILLE, WV-WINCHESTER, VA to TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC. for $650,000.
In other filings with the FCC, SAND & SEA BROADCASTING, LLC is selling Oldies KDUN-A (K-DUNE)/REEDSPORT, OR to CHARLES CONTRERAS' POST ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC for $130,000.
CLEAR CHANNEL's CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC. is swapping FM translator K239BR/POCATELLO, ID to RADIO ASSIST MINISTRY, INC. for FM translator W234BW/PARKERSBURG, WV.
HISPANIC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY NETWORK, INC. is selling FM translator K252EB/CLEBURNE, TX to RADIO FORTALEZA INTERNACIONAL for $200,000.
JOHN BYERS is selling FM translator K221BI/EAST WENATCHEE, WA to MCC RADIO, LLC for $45,000.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. is selling FM translator W281BE/LANCASTER, SC to OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP for $55,000.
ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS has requested a Silent STA for FM translator W264AZ/DAHINDA, IL due to transmission equipment failure, and for W282AO/CANTON, IL due to the antenna structure being blown down in a storm.
ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY has closed on the sale of noncommercial NPR affiliate WYSO/YELLOW SPRINGS-DAYTON, OH to ANTIOCH COLLEGE CORPORATION for $3.7 million. The sale is part of the separation of ANTIOCH COLLEGE, the liberal arts institution in YELLOW SPRINGS, from the former parent company, which operates as a private institution with campuses across the country.
L&L BROADCASTING has closed on the spin off of the FARGO cluster obtained in its deal with TRIAD BROADCASTING -- Active Rock KQWB-F (Q98 ROCKS), Country KBMW-A, Hot AC KLTA (FM 105.1), Classic Rock KPFX (107.9 THE FOX), Oldies KQWB-A (TRUE OLDIES 1660 AM), and Country KVOX-F (FROGGY 99.9) -- to JAMES INGSTAD for $9.5 million.
THE LACEY CO. has closed on the sale of FM translator K262AB/WALKERVILLE, MT to BUTTE BROADCASTING INC. for $1,000.
CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for FM translator K204DN/PARAGOULD, AR, which was "turned off per request by the tower owner" due to interference with other antennae on the tower. The licensee also has requested a Silent STA for FM translator K220HD/FALL CITY, WA after the tower lessor defaulted on its lease, resulting on sublessors being shut down and their equipment removed.
MARILYN WOLFE has closed on the sale of Religion WASB-A/BROCKPORT, NY and WRSB-A/CANANDAIGUA-ROCHESTER, NY (SON SHINE NETWORK) to BRIAN P. MCGLYNN's GENESEE MEDIA CORP. for $450,000.
Receiver JOHN CULP has closed on the sale of Hot AC WKHJ/MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD and Counry WWHC (92.3 THE TRAIN) and Classic Hits WMSG-A/OAKLAND, MD to BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS II, INC. for $775,000. The stations, formerly owned by RADIOWERKS BROADCASTING, were put in receivership by the GARRETT COUNTY, MD Circuit Court in MAY 2011.
AMIGOS MINISTRY has closed on the transfer of low power FM KAMG-LP/ENID, OK to MARANATHA RADIO CORPORATION for no consideration.
And WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC. has closed on the sale of four FM translators in WYOMING -- K299AG/ROCK SPRINGS, K232CU/GREEN RIVER, K298AE/LARAMIE, and K277BP/EDEN -- to VIC MICHAEL's CEDAR COVE BROADCASTING, INC. for $52,000.
In Canadian sales action, NEWCAP is buying News-Talk CHNI (NEWS 88.9)/SAINT JOHN, NB from ROGERS RADIO for an undisclosed price. "This license is a great fit for our Company as it expands our presence in NEW BRUNSWICK and represents our entry into the SAINT JOHN market. We are eager to serve and become part of the community," said NEWCAP President/CEO ROB STEELE. At the same time, ROGERS is selling News-Talk CKNI (NEWS 91.9)/MONCTON, NB to ACADIA BROADCASTING for an undisclosed price. Both stations are expected to flip to a music format after the sales close.