American University Buys Virginia Noncommercial FM
June 17, 2014 at 4:00 AM (PT)
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORPORATION is selling noncommercial Classical WWED and booster WWED-FM1/SPOTSYLVANIA, VA to the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of AMERICAN UNIVERSITY for $375,000. The seller recently announced the sale of WWED's simulcast partner, WWEM/RUSTBURG, VA, to PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC. for $136,000. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY owns noncommercial News-Talk WAMU/WASHINGTON.
In other filings with the FCC, the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Board of Regents is assigning noncommercial Triple A KEXP-F/SEATTLE to FRIENDS OF KEXP, headed by TOM MARA, in exchange for $4,001,000 worth of aggregate non-cash consideration over ten years, consisting of tags on the legal ID (such as "KEXP SEATTLE, an affiliate of the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON," plus $63,000 worth of underwriting announcements per year (20 weeks per year, 35 announcements per week), online display advertising (250,000 impressions pre quarter, $0.025 per impression less a 10% discount, $22,500 per year for a million impressions pew year), homepage recognition with a link ($55,800 per year), audio stream ID (like legal ID, worth $47,250 per year), and online audio pre-roll for ten years (138,888 per year, worth $15,000 per year).
HIGHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTING is selling noncommercial Classical WCNH/BOW, NH to NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC. for $75,000.
SEWARD MEDIA PARTNERS, LLC has requested a Silent STA for KSEW/SEWARD, AK while it secures a new site in the wake of being informed by an FCC agent that the originally proposed move to a new tower at its STA site did not comply with spacing requirements. KSEW's license expired on FEBRUARY 1st due to failure to file a timely license renewal application.
DOCKINS BROADCAST GROUP, INC. has closed on the sale of K227BK/MALDEN, MO to MRR LICENSE LLC (MAX MEDIA's MISSISSIPPI RIVER RADIO) for $25,000; the translator will rebroadcast Talk KWOC-A/POPLAR BLUFF, MO.
SAM-SNO EDUCATIONAL MEDIA has closed on the sale of K263BE/ABERDEEN, WA to JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC. for $1.
REFUGE MEDIA GROUP has closed on the sale of K208FG/MILBANK, SD to TMRG BROADCASTING, LLC for $20,000.
RADIO ASSIST MINISTRY, INC. has closed on the sale of K300CI/FLAGSTAFF, AZ to HAPPY DOG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC for $45,000.
And GEORGE HOCHMAN has closed on the sale of two MAUI translators -- K239CD/LAHAINA, HI, and K241BZ/KIHEI, HI -- to VIC MICHAEL's KONA COAST RADIO, LLC for $145,000.