Alaska FM Sold
May 8, 2015 at 2:06 PM (PT)
LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. is selling Religion KNGW/JUNEAU, AK to CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC. for $25,000.
In other filings with the FCC, TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY is assigning Religion WDYN-A/ROSSVILLE, GA and W235AO/CHATTANOOGA, TN to PIEDMONT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, INC. as part of the merger of the two companies.
PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC. has requested a Silent STA for W201BS/UTICA, NY due to displacement by a full-power station's move.
FM 102.9 LLC has applied for a Silent STA for W254AS/LOUISBURG, NC while it builds its new facility.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC. has closed on the sale of Spanish Religion KQGC (RADIO NUEVA VIDA)/BELEN, NM to CARLOS ARANA MINISTRIES for $50,000.
CALVARY CHAPEL CHURCH, INC. has closed on the sale of W242CI/JUPITER, FL to DIGITY MEDIA, LLC's PALM BEACH BROADCASTING LICENSE LLC for $70,000.
GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY has closed on the sale of Regional Mexican daytimer KXTD-A (QUE BUENA 1530 AM)/WAGONER-TULSA, OK to KEY PLUS PROPERTIES LLC for $100,000.
ELIZABETH PLASCENCIA has closed on the sale of her 50% interest in JAB BROADCASTING, LLC, licensee of KRBN/MANTON-REDDING, CA and Spanish Hits KBQF (LA LIGERA 104.3)/MCFARLAND-BAKERSFIELD, CA, to 50% partner SARA VENEGAS for $10 plus payment of the $300 FCC filing fee.
And RADIO DISNEY ATLANTA, LLC has closed on the sale of WDWD-A/ATLANTA to SALEM MEDIA's SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC. for $2.75 million. The station will air SALEM's Christian Talk and Teaching format.
The Commission also renewed the licenses of SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC for Country WQNY (Q COUNTRY 103.7), AC WYXL (LITE ROCK 97.3), News-Talk WNYY-A (PROGRESSIVE TALK 1470), News-Talk WHCU-A, W235BR, W242AB, W299BI, W262AD, W249CD, W244CZ, W254BF, AND W277BS/ITHACA, NY; Top 40 WFIZ/ODESSA, NY; and Classic Rock WIII (I-100)/CORTLAND, NY over a Petition to Deny by FINGER LAKES ALLIANCE FOR INDEPENDENT MEDIA; the petition alleged that SAGA had gone over the limit for ownership in the ITHACA market, but the Commission noted that when ARBITRON ceased to measure the market, the permissible number of stations SAGA could own in the market increased to eight full-power stations, five in one band, and the petition complained that SAGA was violating the "spirit" of the law if not the letter.
New low power FM construction permits were granted to:
- NEW BIRTH F. BAPTIST CHURCH, INC., PALM BAY, FL
- RADIO AMERICA MEDIA, CORP., LITTLETON, NH
- DRURY UNIVERSITY, SPRINGFIELD, MO
- FUNDACION ARTE CATOLICO CHRISTIANO, HOUSTON, TX
The Commission cancelled WESTERN OREGON RADIO CLUB, INC.'s license for low power FM KQSO-LP/NEWBERG, OR at the licensee's request.