New York Translator Sells For $3.5 Million
December 16, 2014 at 4:51 PM (PT)
APPLE 107.1, INC. is selling the construction permit for W292DV/NEW YORK to BIG APPLE BROADCASTING, LLC for $3.5 million. The buyer is headed by JOHN BRIDGE, the same principal whose WINDY CITY BROADCASTING, LLC bought W280EM/CHICAGO for $1 million. The translator lists its primary station as Ethnic WVIP/NEW ROCHELLE, NY.
In other filings with the FCC, ZION MULTIMEDIA OREGON CORPORATION is selling Spanish Religion KXOR-A (RADIO ZION)/JUNCTION CITY, OR to MINISTERIO LLAMADA FINAL for payment of the balance owed by the seller to the prior licensee.
MARK JORGENSON's STATESBORO RADIO COMPANY LLC is selling W257BG/STATESBORO, GA to NEAL ARDMAN's RADIO STATESBORO, INC. for $32,500 ($25,000 paid to RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, the rest to the seller). The translator will rebroadcast the buyer's News-Talk WWNS-A/STATESBORO.
YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC. is selling K278BX//COEUR D'ALENE, ID to UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION for $30,000.
BUSTOS MEDIA HOLDINGS has closed on the purchase of nine stations from ADELANTE MEDIA GROUP, LLC for $6 million. The stations include Country KZUS (US 92.3) and News-Talk KULE-A (HOT TALK 730 AM)/EPHRATA, WA, Regional Mexican KZTA (LA GRAN D)/NACHES-YAKIMA, WA; Regional Mexican KDDS-F (LA GRAN D)/ELMA-SEATTLE, WA; Spanish Adult Hits KDYK-A (JUAN AM 1020)/UNION GAP-SEATTLE, WA; Spanish Hits KMIA-A (LATINO 1210)/AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY-SEATTLE, WA; Regional Mexican KZML (LA GRAN D)/QUINCY-WENATCHEE, WA and its booster KZML-FM1 in WENATCHEE; Spanish AC KMMG (LATINO 96.7)/BENTON CITY-RICHLAND-PASCO-KENNEWICK, WA; Regional Mexican KZTB (LA GRAN D)/MILTON-FREEWATER-RICHLAND-PASCO-KENNEWICK, WA; and K225AR/WENATCHEE, WA.
LEAP OF FAITH, LLC has closed on the sale of Country WHSL (WHISTLE COUNTRY)/LISMAN, AL-MERIDIAN, MS to WHSL, LLC for $10,000.
CURTIS MEDIA, INC.'s EASTERN AIRWAVES, LLC has closed on the swap of W262BM/CHARLOTTE to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for W284CP/DURHAM and W284CD/ROLESVILLE, NC. EASTERN AIRWAVES has also closed on the purchase of W233BY, W243DH, and W258CL/BOONE, NC and W284BN/GREENSBORO, NC from WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY for $190,000.
And SPRING ARBOR UNIV. has closed on the sale of W243AD/ADRIAN, MI to LENAWEE BROADCASTING CO. for $115,000.
In a deal yet to appear in the FCC database, the ANDERSON (SC) INDEPENDENT MAIL is reporting that GREENVILLE attorney TOM ERVIN's ERVIN BROADCASTING, LLC is donating the three stations it recently acquired for $35,000 from receiver CLIFFORD H. BOWMAN, Southern Gospel (now silent) WRIX-A/HOMELAND PARK, SC and Classic Hits WRIX-F (TALK 103.1)/HONEA PATH, SC-WANS-A/ANDERSON, SC, to THE POWER FOUNDATION.
In CANADA, the CRTC has approved the purchase by JIM PATTISON BROADCAST GROUP of 7 FM and 2 AM stations in the EDMONTON market and SASKATCHEWAN from RAWLCO RADIO for C$104,150,000 plus assumption of leases valued at C$2,772,125. The stations include Hot AC-Classic Hits CKNO (102.3 NOW! RADIO) and Adult Hits CIUP (UP! 99.3)/EDMONTON; Country CKBI-A, Hot AC-Classic Hits CFMM (POWER 99), and Active Rock CHQX (MIX 101)/PRINCE ALBERT, SK; Hot AC CJCQ (Q98), AC CJHD (93.3 THE ROCK), and Country CJNB-A/NORTH BATTLEFORD, SK; and Country CJNS/MEADOW LAKE, SK.
The CRTC also approved TRAFALGAR BROADCASTING LTD.'s applications to change the transmission parameters of Ethnic CJMR-A/MISSASSAUGA and Religion CJYE-A (JOY 1250)/OAKVILLE, ON in the TORONTO market, decreasing CJMR's daytime power to 10,000 watts and changing the stations to a single-pattern operation day and night. The stations operate from the same site