Dix Finds Buyer For Four Stations In Cumberland, MD
August 31, 2015 at 3:00 PM (PT)
DIX COMMUNICATIONS' WTBO-WKGO CORP., L.L.C. is selling Country WFRB, AC WTBO-A-W289BR (105.7 THE RIVER), News-Talk WFRB-A, and Classic Rock WKGO (GO 106)/FROSTBURG-CUMBERLAND, MD to FOREVER MEDIA OF MD, LLC (tangible, real, and intellectual property) and FM RADIO LICENSES, LLC (licenses and rights to call letters) for $4 million.
In other filings with the FCC, BRIDGELIGHT, LLC is selling W251BY/GORDON HEIGHTS, NY, W271BZ/TIANA, NY, and W250BX/REDWOOD, NY to JVC MEDIA, LLC for $120,000. W251BY and W271BZ's primary station is listed as CUMULUS AC WEBE/WESTPORT, CT and W250BX's primary is listed as Oldies WLNG/SAG HARBOR, NY.
GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL is selling W290CQ/TALLADEGA, AL to WDNG, INC. for $55,000.
DIGITAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC. has requested a Silent STA for W239AC/MIDDLETOWN, NY due to loss of programming source as the station is swapped to TOWNSQUARE MEDIA in the deal that sent Regional Mexican WALL-A (FIERRO)/MIDDLETOWN, NY to DRB. At the same time, DRB has also requested a Silent STA for W239BL/POUGHKEEPSIE due to scheduling and equipment installation.
HEALTH WRITERS, INC. has filed for a Silent STA for WIDE-LP/MADISON, WI due to "problems at our old location" and a pending move.
VALLEYDALE BROADCASTING, LLC has closed on the sale of the construction permit for WVLV/BYRDSTOWN, TN to 3B PROPERTIES, LLC for $12,500.
And DIANE M. FITE has closed on her purchase of 25% of AWARE FM, INC,, licensee of Contemporary Christian KZBV (AWARE FM)/CARMEL VALLEY, CA and K219LL/CHUALAR, CA, from fellow directors, President CARL J.AUEL, VP JANICE CROTHERS, and Secretary/Treasurer JAMES E. AUEL, each of whom reduces from 33.3% to 25% interests.
Also, GAMMA BROADCASTING, LLC has closed on the sale of Classic Country WSIG (REAL COUNTRY 96.9)/MOUNT JACKSON, VA and AC WBOP/BUFFALO GAP, VA to TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC for $1.335 million. TIDEWATER in turn spun off WBOP as a donation (valued at $454,000) to LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC. in order to comply with ownership limits in the HARRISONBURG, VA market, and LIBERTY swapped W267BA/HARRISONBURG (valued at $50,000) to TIDEWATER, and separately sold W262BK/WAYNESBORO, VA to TIDEWATER for $30,000. KALIL AND CO. was the exclusive broker for the WSIG-WBOP sale.
In CANADA, the CRTC has approved the sale by RADIO-CLASSIQUE of French Classical CJPX/MONTREAL and CJSQ/QUEBEC CITY to GREGORY CHARLES' MÉDIA CLASSIQ INC. for C$10.5 million.
And the CRTC also approved BEAR CREEK BROADCASTING L.P.'s sale of Hot AC CIKT (Q99)/GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB to JIM PATTISON BROADCAST GROUP for C$4.5 million.