Central California Combo Sold
January 14, 2016 at 2:46 PM (PT)
AZTECA BROADCASTING CO. is selling Regional Mexican KGEN-A/TULARE, CA and KGEN-F/HANFORD-VISALIA, CA to JOSE ARREDONDO's JA VENTURES, INC. for $800,000 ($500,000 cash, $300,000 in a promissory note).
In other filings with the FCC, FAMILY STATIONS, INC. is selling K236AA/CEDAR RAPIDS, IA to KZIA, INC. for $60,000.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. is selling W242BB/MEDFORD, WI to HMONG RADIO BROADCAST, LLC for $35,000. EDGEWATER is also selling K234BB/HARLAN, IA to LATIN WORLD BROADCASTING, INC. for $35,000. The translator will move under the AM Revitalization rules to serve as a translator simulcast of Regional Mexican KDLF-A/BOONE, IA. And EDGEWATER has also closed on the sale of W222BC/SANDERSVILLE, GA to EXPONENT BROADCASTING, INC. for $15,000.
SPIRIT MEDIA is selling the construction permit for K252FG/PAGE, AZ to LAKE POWELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $25,000. The station will rebroadcast Country KPGE-A/PAGE.
EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. has requested a Silent STA for W275AB/ELMIRA, NY while it moves to its new site.
METZ, INC. has filed for a new Silent STA for already-silent WTCL-A/CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL due to financial problems resulting from the station's former time broker missing payments; the station is available for sale or brokering.
GEOS COMMUNICATIONS has applied for Silent STAs for W288DE/WILLIAMSPORT, PA and W244DB/SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA, which it has just applied to sell to SOUTHERN BELLE, LLC for $45,000 each.
JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for WMJL-A/MARION, KY while it conducts maintenance and equipment upgrades.
And JOHN A. HAIN, JR. has closed on the donation of W269CG/PRICEVILLE, AL to JAMES R. HENDERSON.
In a deal yet to appear in the FCC database, PITTSBURGH PUBLIC MEDIA is buying Urban Oldies WZUM-A/BRADDOCK-PITTSBURGH, PA from AM GUYS, LLC (EDWARD DEHART and STEPHEN ZELENKO) for $75,000. The buyer, formed by former WDUQ personnel to bring that station's Jazz format back to local airwaves after its sale by DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY to ESSENTIAL PUBLIC MEDIA and flip to News-Talk WESA, owns noncommercial Jazz WYZR/BETHANY, WV, reaching the far southwestern suburbs of PITTSBURGH.