Red Wolf Buys 4 New England Stations From Davidson Media
October 30, 2015 at 4:42 PM (PT)
In a deal yet to appear in the FCC database, DAVIDSON MEDIA GROUP is selling four stations in NEW ENGLAND to JOHN FULLER's RED WOLF BROADCASTING for an undisclosed price. The stations include Tropical WKKB (LATINA 100.3)/MIDDLETOWN-PROVIDENCE, RI; Tropical WSPR-A (POWER 1270) and Oldies WACM-A/SPRINGFIELD, MA; and Oldies WXCT-A/SOUTHINGTON-HARTFORD, CT. RED WOLF is taking over immediately under an LMA. RICHARD A. FOREMAN ASSOCIATES, INC. brokered the deal.
In filings with the FCC, SUSAN NILON is selling her 100% voting interest and 50% of the assets of FLORIDA TALK RADIO, LLC, licensee of News-Talk WSRQ-A-W295BH/SARASOTA, FL, to her 50% asset partner JIM LAMPL for $10,000.
DELTA RADIO NETWORK, LLC is moving into Debtor-in-Possession status after filing Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Northern MISSISSIPPI. DELTA owns five full-power stations and an FM translator in MISSISSIPPI, including Top 40 WIQQ (Q102)/LELAND, AC WLTM (LITE 97.9), News-Talk WNIX-A, and W266BY/GREENVILLE, and Gospel WNLA-A and Country WNOU (DELTA COUNTRY 105.5)/INDIANOLA. Sister company DELTA RADIO, LLC, licensee of Country WKXY (KIX 92.1)/MERIGOLD, MS and W274AW/RENOVA, MS, is also filing for Debtor-in-Possession status.
CELEBRATION MINISTRIES, INC. is selling W270CR/OKOLONA, KY to NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC. for $1. The translator plans to rebroadcast Regional Mexican WNDA-A (LA PODEROSA)/NEW ALBANY, IN-LOUISVILLE, KY after modification to move the signal into LOUISVILLE with antenna on the LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA Triple A WFPK/LOUISVILLE tower in FLOYDS KNOB using a MATTOON Waiver.
AIR CAPITOL MEDIA GROUP, LLC has closed on the sale of Regional Mexican KHLT-F/BELLE PLAINE-WICHITA, KS back to former owner DANIEL D. SMITH's BAD GAS BROADCAST, LLC for forgiveness of $1,363,117.61 in debt.
STEPHENS COLLEGE has closed on the sale of noncommercial '80s KWWC-F (SWEET 90.5)/COLUMBIA, MO to THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI for $50,000 cash and $50,000 in underwriting announcements over a five year period. The station will flip to Classical as KMUC, with STEPHENS COLLEGE moving its programming online.
And AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION has closed on the sale of the construction permit for K249ET/COLLEGE STATION, TX to BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE CORPORATION for $100,000.
Also, ALPHA MEDIA has filed for the transfer of control of the stations it purchased from DIGITY from ALPHA MEDIA HOLDINGS LLC to ALPHA MEDIA USA LLC.
The Commission also proposed a $10,000 fine against JOSE LUIS HERNANDEZ (“El
Emperador") for operating a pirate radio station ("LA CONSENTIDA") on 95.9 MHz in PASSAIC, NJ.