EMF Buys 3 More In Iowa, Illinois
January 11, 2016 at 4:02 AM (PT)
DAVID M. LISTER (owner of VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS, INC.) is selling Classic Rock KRNQ/KEOKUK, IA and WITHERS BROADCASTING CO. is selling Oldies KOKX-F (KOOL 95.3)/KEOKUK, IA to EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION for $500,000. WITHERS has been programming KRNQ under a time brokerage agreement since 1999. Meanwhile, WITHERS' WYNG, LLC is selling AC WYNG/MOUNT CARMEL-EVANSVILLE, IL to EMF for $450,000.
In other filings with the FCC, CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY is selling Contemporary Christian WCXG/GRAND RAPIDS, MI to WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN MEDIA MINISTRIES for $1.5 million.
VALLEY BANK AND TRUST is selling Hot AC KOLT-F (THE BOSS)/WARREN AFB, WY to iHEARTMEDIA's CITICASTERS LICENSES INC. for $500,000.
FIRST VENTURES CAPITAL PARTNERS, INC. is selling K252DT/SENECA, KS to LA ZETA 95.7 INC. for $37,500. FIRST VENTURES is also selling K288FD/ARKADELPHIA, AR to WLOK RADIO, INC. for $30,000.
COMMUNITY TRANSLATOR NETWORK, LLC is transferring seven UTAH translators to debtor-in-possession status under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION has requested a Silent STA for WBAW-F/PEMBROKE, GA due to the death of owner GARY DODD and the need to build the station's new transmission facility (after its move from BARNWELL, SC).
MWB BROADCASTING II, LLC has filed for a Silent STA for K255BV/O'NEILL, NE while it files a 250-mile window application to move to serve as a translator for an AM station.
DIVINE WORD COMMUNICATIONS has closed on the sale of Religion WDWR-A and W277CC/PENSACOLA, FL, WYBT-A and WPHK/BLOUNTSTOWN, FL, WQOH-A/IRONDALE, AL, WJUV/CULLMAN, AL, WQOH-F/SPRINGVILLE, AL, WDLG/GROVE HILL, AL, W224CK/VESTAVIA HILLS, AL, W245CB/TALLAHASSEE, FL, and W262AR/BREWTON, AL plus the Time Brokerage Agreement under which DIVINE WORD programs WCVC-A/TALLAHASSEE to LA PROMESA FOUNDATION for $1,073,907.59.
JIM LEVEN, BRUCE MITTMAN, and NORTHWOOD VENTURES' COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS LLC has closed on the purchase of the MILLER COMMUNICATIONS stations in SOUTH CAROLINA -- Country WGFG (CAT COUNTRY 105.3)/BRANCHVILLE, Urban Oldies WQKI (OLD SKOOL 102.9)/ORANGEBURG, Adult Hits WIBZ (Z95.5)/WEDGEFIELD-SUMTER, Rock WWBD (BAD DOG 94.7), News-Talk WDXY-A (NEWSTALK 1240), and Urban Oldies WWHM-A-W222BH-W227BI (OLD SKOOL 93.3)/SUMTER, WSIM/LAMAR, Country WWKT-W278AV (KAT COUNTRY 99.3) and Adult Hits WDKD-A-W246BX (97.1 FRANK FM)/KINGSTREE, Sports WOLH-A/FLORENCE-WHYM-A/LAKE CITY-W255BD/DARLINGTON (ESPN 98.9), and Talk WFRK (LIVE 95.3)/QUINBY, plus three digital TV translators in FLORENCE -- for $2.5 million.
ROGER D. BLUME has closed on the sale of W243CO/ELLOREE, SC to PALMETTO MEDIA PARTNERS, LLC for $30,000.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the sale of W289BW/VERONA, MS to COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICES OF MISSISSIPPI, INC. for $22,000.
HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF MARLTON, INC. has closed on the sale of W260BV/ABERDEEN, MD to M-10 BROADCASTING, INC. for $150,000. The translator rebroadcasts Classic Hits WQLL-A (Q-1370 AND 99.9 FM)/PIKESVILLE-BALTIMORE.
REFUGE MEDIA GROUP has closed on the sale of K257FP/PIPESTONE, MN to WALLACE CHRISTENSEN for $10,000. The translator will rebroadcast Country KLOH-A/PIPESTONE.
And SHAW COMMUNICATIONS, INC. has closed on the donation of W251BD/BERLIN, NH to ANDROSCOGGIN VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
The Commission also issued 10 day warnings to three alleged pirate FM station operators in the BRONX, JOSEPH RODNEY, EVERTON LADRICK, and EARL ARMOOGAN.