Texas FMs, Georgia AM Change Hands
January 21, 2014 at 4:25 AM (PT)
SHIRLEY ANN COOK, executrix of the estate of the late DON L. COOK, is selling Norteno KMMZ (LA CALIENTE 101.3)/CRANE-MIDLAND-ODESSA, TX to PERMIAN BASIN BROADCASTING, LLC for $2.3 million. The buyers have been operating the station under an LMA since SEPTEMBER.
In other filings with the FCC, KATHERINE PYEATT is selling the construction permit for a new FM at MARKHAM, TX to RICHARD E. WITKOVSKI, II for $20,250.
MMTC BROADCASTING, LLC is selling Southern Gospel WSHE-A/COLUMBUS, GA to H. LYNN PAGE and IDA PAGE's 88.5 THE TRUTH, INC. for $37,500. The station was donated to MMTC late last year by CLEAR CHANNEL's ALOHA STATION TRUST, LLC.
STU-COMM, INC. is selling FM translator W201CN/APTON, VA to VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC. for $1 and release of debts. The seller will also lease the HD-3 channel of the buyer's noncommercial WVTU/CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA and will lease tower space from the buyer for the antenna of its W266BQ/CROZET, VA.
ALASKA EDUCATIONAL RADIO SYSTEM, INC. is transferring noncommercial KABN-F/KASILOF, AK to KENAI CARES, INC. for assumption of debt.
THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY is selling the construction permits for FM translators W239CC/IRONTON, OH and W290CP/LANCASTER, OH to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for $14,000.
STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC. is selling the construction permit for FM translator W255CP/HAGERSTOWN, MD to MANNING BROADCASTING, INC. for $13,000. The translator will rebroadcast Talk WARK-A/HAGERSTOWN.
Applying for Silent STAs were PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC. (W205BH/PORT HURON, MI); GERALD BENAVIDES (KGGB/YORKTOWN, TX); and OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING (K291FJ/GLENEDEN BEACH, OR).
BUCKALEW MEDIA, INC. has closed on the sale of Classic Country KIOX-F/EDNA, TX to GLOBECOM MEDIA, LLC
RADIO DISNEY has closed on the sale of silent WDDY-A/ALBANY, NY to PAX ET BONUM, INC., licensee of noncommercial Religion WOPG/ESPERANCE, NY, for $375,000.
And 1400 INC. has closed on the donation of FM translator K247BS/ROSEAU, MN to MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.