Price For Simmons-Broadway Media Deal: $11 Million
January 13, 2014 at 3:30 PM (PT)
The sale of five SIMMONS-SLC, LS SALT LAKE CITY-area stations -- Alternative KXRK (X96)/PROVO, Country KEGA (101.5 THE EAGLE)/OAKLEY, Top 40 KUDD (MIX 107.9)/ROY, Top 40/Rhythmic KUUU (U92)/SOUTH JORDAN, and 80s KYMV (REWIND 100.7)/WOODRUFF, plus several boosters and an LMA and option to buy for Sports KOVO-A (THE ZONE)/PROVO -- plus Oldies KMER-A and AC KAOX (107X)/KEMMERER, WY to DELL LOY HANSEN's BROADWAY MEDIA LS, LLC has been filed at the FCC, with a price tag of $11 million. HANSEN, who also owns the REAL SALT LAKE MLS soccer franchise, owns, through UTAH RADIO ACQUISITIONS, LLC, Sports KALL-A (ESPN 700)/SALT LAKE CITY.
RADIO ASSIST MINISTRY, INC. is selling nine FM translators -- K238BM/DES MOINES, W278BO/SAVANNAH, K250BC/AMES, IA, W291CM/APPLETON, WI, W292ED/SPRING HILL, TN, K245BN/SALINA, KS, W287BZ/OSHKOSH, WI, W229BC/NEW BALTIMORE, MI, and W249CT/WILLIAMSBURG, VA -- to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION. The agreement states that the seller and sister EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. owe EMF on promissory notes totaling $462,834.67 and that EMF is exercising a call option to buy the stations for $1 each. In a separate deal, EDGEWATER is selling K279BX/KNOXVILLE, IA, K252FE/COLUMBIA, MO, K253BG/ST. JOSEPH, MO, and W260CK/SLIDELL, LA to EMF under the same conditions.
ISRAEL YBANEZ is selling Country KBXJ/LOS YBANEZ, TX to JESUS PENA ACOSTA for $80,000.
IDALIA ARZUAGA, executrix of the estate of the late JOSE J. ARZUAGA, is selling the construction permit for FM translator W294BR/AGUADILLA, PR to AURIO A. MATOS BARRETO for $10.
MARK M SNOW is swapping FM translator W292EH/PELHAM, AL to MARBLE CITY MEDIA, LLC for the construction permit for a new FM at ROCKFORD, AL. The translator has been moved to rebroadcast MARBLE CITY's Classic Hits WYEA-A/SYLACAUGA, AL.
SYNERGY MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC is selling FM translator W253AR/MANISTEE, MI to RESORT RADIO for $500.
SOUND IDEAS, LLC has requested a Silent STA for WNRA-A/EUFAULA, AL due to "complete transmitter failure."
GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO, INC. has filed for a Silent STA for FM translator W232BB/LAGRANGE, KY due to "burn out of FM transmitter and feed line."
NORTHWEST INDY RADIO has asked for a Silent STA for KCFL/WESTPORT, WA while it waits for approval of a construction permit to move to alleviate interference with low power KOSW-LP/OCEAN SHORES, WA.
WTL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for low power FM KJCR-LP/GRANTS PASS, OR due to loss of its site.
BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. has filed for an extension of its Silent STA for FM translator W249AO/HATTIESBURG, MS due to damage from storms and winds.
HERNANDO BROADCASTING CO. is asking for an extension of its Silent STA for FM translator W266AI/CHASSAHOWITZKA, FL while it builds its new facility at its new site, which was delayed due to local zoning issues.
CULTURAL ENERGY has requested an extension of its Silent STA for KCEI/RED RIVER, NM due to delays in construction of its new facilities on federal forest land.
MAX MEDIA OF ARKANSAS LLC/MMA LICENSE LLC has closed on the sale of Country KCJC (RIVER COUNTRY 102.3) and Talk-Sports KCAB-A/DARDANELLE, AR; AC KWKK (RIVER HITS 100.9)/RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Classic Rock KVLD (SHARPE 99.3)/ATKINS, AR; and Sports KVOM-A (ESPN 800) and Country KVOM-F/MORRILTON, AR to BOBBY CALDWELL's EAB OF RUSSELLVILLE, LLC/EAB OF MORRILTON, LLC for $3 million.
MEDIA ENTERPRISES, LLC has closed on the sale of Spanish Sports KWEI-A (ESPN DEPORTES RADIO, LA CALIENTE)/NOTUS-BOISE, ID to TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. for $20,000.
BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP. has closed on the sale of Oldies WCLG-A (OLDIES 13AM) and Active Rock WCLG-F/MORGANTOWN, WV to AJG CORP. for $1.8 million.
The MINORITY MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL's MMTC BROADCASTING LLC has closed on the sale of WNRR-A/NORTH AUGUSTA, SC to DONALD PUGH, SR.'s ETERNITY RECORDS, LLC.
In a deal yet to appear in the FCC database, CAROL CARROLL, WIND RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC, and CARJIM LLC are selling AC KTRZ and Country KWYW (Y99)/RIVERTON, WY and Classic Country KDNO (DINO 101.7) and Adult Standards KTHE-A/THERMOPOLIS, WY to EDWARDS GROUP for an undisclosed price, according to EDWARDS' Country KTAK (BIG COUNTRY 93.9)-Talk KVOW-A/RIVERTON, WY.
In another deal also yet to appear in the FCC database, the YORK DAILY RECORD AND SUNDAY NEWS is reporting that WOYK, INC. is selling Sports WOYK-A/YORK, PA to YORK PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL CLUB, LLC, the owners of independent minor league baseball's YORK REVOLUTION, for an undisclosed price. Play-by-play voice DARRELL HENRY will serve as GM of the station, which is the flagship for the team's game broadcasts.
And in yet another deal yet to land at the FCC, CURTIS MEDIA's EASTERN AIRWAVES, LLC has purchased another FM translator, W226BP/LAURINBURG, NC, from CHURCH PLANTERS OF AMERICA for $25,000. BOB HEYMANN of MEDIA SERVICES GROUP served as the exclusive broker representing the buyer.