Jersey City FM Translator Up For Auction; Galaxy Buys WZUN (Sunny 102)/Syracuse
November 17, 2015 at 5:29 AM (PT)
The JERSEY CITY-based translator on 97.5 FM, W248CG, has been listed for auction by AUCTION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION and PALMETTO AUCTION & REALTY. The translator, owned by TED SCHOBER's CITY COMMONS, LLC NJ SERIES A, uses 110 watts from atop the 101 Hudson building near EXCHANGE PLACE directly across the HUDSON RIVER from MANHATTAN. The station presently relays noncommercial WFUV/NEW YORK.
In filings with the FCC, MAVEN MEDIA's WZUN COMMUNICATIONS LLC is selling Classic Hits WZUN (SUNNY 102)/PHOENIX-SYRACUSE, NY to GALAXY SYRACUSE LICENSEE LLC for $1 million.
FAMILY STATIONS, INC. is selling Religion KPOR/EMPORIA, KS and seven FM translators -- W212AP/NOTASULGA, AL, W277AH/DOVER, DE, W284CR/WEST PALM BEACH, FL, K205CA/OTTUMWA, IA, K203CI/CAVE JUNCTION, OR, K219CK/COOS BAY, OR, and W206AH/EAU CLAIRE, WI -- to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for $315,000.
DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY is selling News-Talk WICO-A and Country WKTT (KAT COUNTRY 97.5)/SALISBURY, MD to ROTHSCHILD BROADCASTING LLC for $300,000 ($155,000 in cash, the rest in a promissory note).
DAVIDSON MEDIA STATION WLEE LICENSEE, LLC is selling Gospel WLEE-A (REJOICE 990)/RICHMOND, VA to JIM JACOBS' RADIO RICHMOND LLC for $10,000 plus an LMA before closing.
LIGHTHOUSE BROADCASTING, INC. is selling Classic Country WBHN-A/BRYSON CITY, NC to FIVE FORTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC for $10.
JAZZ BIRDS is selling KZJC/CHADRON, NE to CHADRON STATE COLLEGE for no consideration. JAZZ BIRDS is headed by two CSC professors.
JOHN A. HAIN, JR. is donating W269CG/PRICEVILLE, AL to JAMES R. HENDERSON.
WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN MEDIA MINISTRIES has filed for a Silent STA for W220DP/IRONWOOD, MI due to the rent at its antenna site making continued operation there "untenable."
KSKD, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for KSKD/LIVINGSTON, CA due to guy wire failure. In addition, YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC. has requested a Silent STA for KCJH/LIVINGSTON due to the same problem.
WASATCH RADIO has requested an extension of its Silent STA for low power FM KXUT-LP/LOGAN, UT due to problems with its wireless Internet audio feed.
ADDISON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. has filed for a Silent STA for WFAD-A/MIDDLEBURY, VT due to transmitter problems.
RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for WRSA-F/ST. ALBANS, VT due to transmitter failure.
And POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC. has closed on the donation of Contemporary Christian WJYW (88.9 JOY FM)/UNION CITY, IN and W233AN and W249BG/RICHMOND, IN to STAR EDUCATIONAL MEDIA NETWORK, INC.
Also, the license of HODGES WOMEN IN BROADCASTING CLUB for low-power WZKQ-LP/HODGES, SC was cancelled after a 30-day warning letter from the Commission came back as undeliverable.