Three Full-Power FMs, Two Translators Change Hands In North Carolina
September 1, 2015 at 11:12 AM (PT)
To comply with ownership cap restrictions resulting from SEA-COMM, INC.'s sale of Adult Hits WBNE (BIG JOHN FM)/WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC and W240AS/WILMINGTON, NC to CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.'s SUNRISE BROADCASTING, LLC for $1.85 million, SUNRISE is selling AC WILT (SUNNY 104.5)/CAROLINA BEACH, NC to BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. for $300,000. WILT will operate as a satellite rebroadcasting BBN's Religion WYFQ-A (BBN RADIO)/CHARLOTTE. WILT's present format, calls, and staff will move to WBNE's 103.7 FM frequency.
In other filings with the FCC, TOWERS INVESTMENT TRUST is selling Contemporary Christian WBNK (BIG FISH FM)/PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC to BRADLEY J. LANSER and LESLIE J. LANSER's EMPOWERED BROADCASTING COMPANY for $275,000. TOWERS INVESTMENT TRUST, INC. has also closed on the sale of Active Rock KZGL (103.7 THE EAGLE)/FLAGSTAFF, AZ to RICK L. MURPHY's MURPHY AIR, LLC for $850,000.
POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC. is selling W237EG/BOONE, NC to CURTIS MEDIA's EASTERN AIRWAVES, LLC in exchange for a tower lease giving the seller space on the buyer's tower.
WILLIAM E. BRURING is selling K222AG/LA CROSSE, WI to FAMILY RADIO, INC. for $80,000. The translator will rebroadcast News-Talk WIZM-A/LA CROSSE.
SON FIRST BROADCASTING, INC. has requested a Silent STA for WGSG/MAYO, FL "due to lack of funds."
HISPANIC TARGET MEDIA, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for KXAF/GEORGE WEST, RX due to "catastrophic" failure of its antenna and transmission line due to either a lightning strike or high winds.
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE has filed for a Silent STA for KQQA/SHELTON, NE while it moves to a new site. The applicant has also filed for a Silent STA for K263AP/MANDAN, ND because the primary station has gone silent, and for K282BE/HASTINGS, NE and K295BI/KEARNEY, NE due to site changes.
MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC. has closed on the sale of Country KGIL (GO COUNTRY)/JOHANNESBURG-RIDGECREST, CA to ADELMAN BROADCASTING, INC. for $110,000.
BARBARA F. DIEGEL has closed on the transfer of her 50% interest in DIEGEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC, licensee of Adult Standards WSBB-A/NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL to husband and 50% owner CLEMENT F. DIEGEL as part of a mediation settlement in FLORIDA Circuit Court.
JOHN JASON BENNETT has closed on the sale of K299BL/TULSA and K300CY/COWETA to TYLER for $480,000. The translators will rebroadcast Regional Mexican KTUZ-A/CLAREMORE-TULSA.
THE FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING IN GEORGIA, INC. (GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING) has closed on the sale of noncommercial News-Talk WATY/FOLKSTON, GA to DELMARVA EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION for $45,000.
RANDY M. HUDSON has closed on the sale of K226BU and K261EG/ASPEN, CO, K226BV/OLD SNOWMASS, CO, and K226CD/GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO to BS&T WIRELESS, INC.for $15,000.
MEGA MEDIA LLC has closed on the donation of K231CL/MCALLEN, TX to ORGANIZACION ICC.
The PAYNE family's K95.5, INC. has closed on the sale of Country KQIK-F (K-FOX 102.5)/HAILEYVILLE, OK to WILL PAYNE as an individual for $49,000.
And LAKEWOOD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC has closed on the sale of Classic Country WDXE-A (CLASSIC COUNTRY 1370) and Country WKSR-F (KIX 106)/LAWRENCEBURG, TN and PULASKI BROADCASTING INC. (GERALDINE V. LAKE, STEVEN C. LAKE, DAVID C. LAKE, executors) has closed on the sale of AC WDXE-F (MIX 98.3)/LORETTO, TN and Country WKSR-A (simulcast of WKSR-F)/PULASKI, TN to RADIO 7 MEDIA, LLC for $1.335 million.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC.'s license for W232AB/CAMILLA, GA was cancelled at the licensee's request.
And ACM JCE IV B LLC has won final approval for its increase of the daytime power for Religion KBXD-A/DALLAS to 50 kw over the objection of STECKLINE COMMUNICATIONS, which complained of interference but filed its complaint too late and failed to supply a promised engineering study to prove the interference to co-channel News-Talk KQAM-A/WICHITA.