WFNO/New Orleans Sold
May 14, 2015 at 11:30 AM (PT)
SUNBURST MEDIA-LOUISIANA, LLC is selling Regional Mexican WFNO-A (LA CALIENTE 830AM)/NORCO-NEW ORLEANS, LA to ERNESTO SCHWEIKERT, III's CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC. for $825,000 plus an LMA before closing. CROCODILE owns crosstown Tropical KGLA-A-K289AM and TELEMUNDO affiliate KGLA-DT (TELEMUNDO 42).
LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. is selling Contemporary Christian WGEN-F (MY GEN RADIO)/MONEE, IL to WILD WORLD MEDIA, INC. for $55,000. The station has been feeding three translators in the LOS ANGELES area, one of which, K205EP/SANTA CLARITA, CA, was sold to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION this week.
VALLEYDALE BROADCASTING, LLC is selling the construction permit for WVLV/BYRDSTOWN, TN to 3B PROPERTIES, LLC for $12,500.
RANDY M. HUDSON is selling K226BU and K261EG/ASPEN, CO, K226BV/OLD SNOWMASS, CO, and K226CD/GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO to BS&T WIRELESS, INC.for $15,000.
TELIKOJA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING INC. has requested a Silent STA for WCOZ/LACEYVILLE, PA due to interference.
TUGART PROPERTIES, LLC has filed for an extension of its Silent STA for W267AD/BRYSON CITY, NC while it finalizes a deal for space on a tower.
BERNIE M. WOODS has closed on the sale of K290AY/RUIDOSO, NM to WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC. for $8,000. The translator will rebroadcast AC KBUY-A/RUIDOSO.
BURNET BIBLE CHURCH has closed on the donation of low-power FM KFGG-LP/MARBLE FALLS, TX to THE BIBLE CHURCH OF THE LAKES, INC.
PUBLIC RADIO CAPITAL's PRC TACOMA -- I LLC has closed on the sale of noncommercial News-Talk KXOT/TACOMA-SEATTLE to BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. for $2.4 million. GREG GUY of PATRICK COMMUNICATIONS served as exclusive broker for the deal.
NORTHPINE.COM notes that DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP. has been granted a construction permit for a new AM on 1210 AM in PINE RIVER, MN, running 5.5 kw days and 250 watts at night. The station was originally applied for in 2004 and granted on APRIL 23rd of this year.
And DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT has been granted a Class D noncommercial station on 91.9 FM in TOGIAK, AK.
Also, the licenses for MEADVILLE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.'s W210AR/COCHRANTON, PA and ALASKA EDUCATIONAL RADIO SYSTEM, INC.'s K287AO/HOPE, AK have been cancelled by the FCC due to a lack of response to license expiration 30-day notice letters.
And WAGENVOORD ADVERTISING GROUP INC., 50% owner of RADIO HAWAII, INC., licensee of KWAI-A/HONOULU, has filed a Petition to Deny (or, more specifically, to hold in abeyance for now) the transfer of 25% of the licensee from SAM WAGENVOORD, son of the late DAVE WAGENVOORD, to his brother BARRY WAGENVOORD for $10. The transfer, filed last month, would give BARRY WAGENVOORD 50% of the licensee; WAGENVOORD ADVERTISING GROUP, being inherited by DAVE's widow LOLA, contends that its consent is required for such a transfer and that the licensee is not currently in compliance with some state regulations, and that it is trying to work out issues with other stockholders.