Texas Translator Sold
January 13, 2015 at 4:33 AM (PT)
MARY V. GUTHRIE is selling K231CL/MCALLEN, TX to MEGA MEDIA LLC for $55,000.
In other filings with the FCC, KHWY, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for KHWZ/LUDLOW, CA due to a continued "lack of economic viability" for the desert-based station, which was part of the Rock THE DRIVE simulcast before going dark.
CHAMA BROADCASTING CORP. has requested a Silent STA for KZRM/CHAMA, NM due to "little economic activity" during winter months and while the station is in the process of being sold to a "potential buyer."
KEMP COMMUNICATIONS' BIG D CONSULTING, INC. has filed for a Silent STA for KNAN/NANAKULI, HI while it builds out at its new transmitter site.
CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL INC. has applied for a Silent STA for W278BL/CUMBERLAND, MD while its amplifier is repaired.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION has closed on the swap of Contemporary Christian KRNZ/GONZALES, TX to MARANATHA CHURCH OF LAREDO INC. in exchange for acquiring K224EH/VICTORIA, TX from WENDOLYN TELLEZ.
PATRICIA J. YOUNG has closed on the sale of K268BT/SHIVWITS, UT and K226BQ and K242BV/ST. GEORGE, UT to CANYON MEDIA GROUP, LLC for $144,000 in a promissory note.
GOSPEL BROADCASTING NETWORK has closed on the sale of K268CL/GARLAND, TX to RADIO FORTALEZA INTERNACIONAL for $150,000.
And OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY has closed on the sale of K270BK/OKMULGEE, OK to SCREEN DOOR BROADCASTING, LLC for $27,000.
Also, EMMIS Alternative KROX-F (101X)/AUSTIN has applied to the FCC for an upgrade from a Class C2 to a Class C1 with 86,000 watts at 320 meters above average terrain at its present site. The power increase would add the northeastern suburbs of SAN ANTONIO to the station's primary coverage, with the 60 dBU contour reaching beyond NEW BRAUNFELS. Market Manager SCOTT GILLMORE told AUSTIN 360, “The filing is just the first step and there are many other steps to making this a reality, so, while this may happen in 2015, the filing gives us a five-year window to make it happen."