FM Idaho Buys One, Sells One
December 16, 2013 at 4:01 AM (PT)
In a three-way deal, KEVIN TERRY's JLD MEDIA LLC is selling KZMG/ELKO, NV to WENDELL M. STARKE 's FM IDAHO CO., LLC for $800,000, and FM IDAHO is in turn selling News-Talk KINF (IDAHO NEWS RADIO)/GOODING, ID to LEE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC. for $300,000. KZMG is moving into the BOISE market with a construction permit at MELBA, ID.
GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED is selling Country WZZQ-A/GAFFNEY. SC to FOWLER BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS INC. for $225,000.
UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS is selling noncommercial KCSD/SIOUX FALLS, SD to SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS, operator of SOUTH DAKOTA's NPR-affiliated public radio network and PBS-affiliated noncommercial television network for $420,000.
ROBERT E. EVANS, JR.'s CHATTERBOX, INC. is transferring Country WQXB (B100)/GRENADA, MS to AMY LODEN EVANS ' THE RAYANNA CORP. for no consideration in an intra-family deal.
FAMILY ED BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DOOR COUNTY WISCONSIN is selling FM translator W248BU/ISHPEMING, MI to GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC. for a $10,000 donation less expenses to FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER of STURGEON BAY, WI.
CENTRO CRISTIANO VIDA ABUNDANTE has requested a Silent STA for KJLC-F/NEEDLES, CA due to the loss of its transmitter site.
LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. has filed for an extension of its Silent STA for KNGQ/JUNEAU, AK due to "trouble getting the programming from the studio to its transmitter site." It has also applied for an extension of its Silent STA for K203CH/JUNEAU because "the antenna needs repair."
COCHISE MEDIA LICENSES LLC has requested an extension of its Silent STA for KFMR/BALLARD, UT because a three-way station swap by which COCHISE would take over another station and divest itself of KFMR has not closed due to bankruptcy proceedings involving other parties.
VCY AMERICA, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for FM translator K221DH/RIPON, WI due to loss of its tower lease.
MY BRIDGE RADIO has filed for a Silent STA for FM translators K239BE/SIDNEY, NE and K269DO/SCOTTSBLUFF, NE because they are now duplicated in coverage by its primary station and the licensee is "consider(ing) the best use" for the translators.
EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC. has closed on the sale of FM translator K233CK/GRAND JUNCTION, CO to KBDX, LLC for $40,000.
And BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. has closed on the sale of FM translator K276FB/SCHUYLER, NE to FLOOD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC. for $25,000.
Also, in a deal yet to appear in the FCC database, CURTIS MEDIA, INC.'s EASTERN AIRWAVES, LLC has bought another FM translator in NORTH CAROLINA, picking up W285EU/JAMESTOWN (HIGH POINT), NC from TRI-AD FAMILY NETWORK, INC. for $10,000. MEDIA SERVICES GROUP's BOB HEYMANN served as exclusive broker representing the buyer in the transaction.