Lots More AM Revitalization FM Translator Sales Arrive At The FCC's Doorstep
January 28, 2016 at 4:37 AM (PT)
The FCC's AM revitalization rules promoted still more translator sales seeking to take advantage of the 250-mile window to move the facilities for AM rebroadcasts.
NORTHWEST ROCK N ROLL PRESERVATION SOCIETY is selling K300CU/OCEAN SHORES, WA and K277CB/SAMPSON, WA to SACRED HEART RADIO, INC. for $35,000. The translators will move to rebroadcast Religion KBLE-A/SEATTLE and Religion KBUP-A/OLYMPIA, respectively.
COVENANT NETWORK is selling W258CJ/PEORIA, IL to HOLY FAMILY RADIO, INC. for $20,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast Religion WVHF-A/KENTWOOD-GRAND RAPIDS, MI.
HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC. is selling K221EI/LEWISTOWN, MT to STARADIO CORP. for $30,000. The primary station is presently Religion KLEU/LEWISTOWN, but the contract indicates that it will be moved to rebroadcast an AM station.
E-STRING WIRELESS, LTD. is selling K229CG/EMPORIA, KS to SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC for $25,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast Religion KCRO-A/OMAHA.
PALMETTO MEDIA PARTNERS, LLC is selling W243CO/ELLOREE, SC to KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC. for $110,000 and W254BK/HOLLY HILL, SC to the same buyer for $137,500. The translators will move to rebroadcast News-Talk WQSC-A/CHARLESTON, SC and Sports WQNT-A (SPORTS RADIO 1450)/CHARLESTON, SC, respectively.
DIVINE WORD COMMUNICATIONS is selling W266AS/CARRABELLE, FL to MIRACLE RADIO, INC. for $40,000.
AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION is selling W225BP/COLDWATER, MS to KID'S TELEVISION, LLC for $35,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast News-Talk WPBQ-A/FLOWOOD, MS.
MARY V. GUTHRIE is selling K223CM/BLYTHE, CA to FIESTA RADIO, INC. for $65,000. The translator will be moved to rebroadcast Regional Mexican KSUN-A (LA MEJOR)/PHOENIX.
PAUL MACARTHUR ANDERSON is selling K232AR and K262BO/MOAB, UT to BRANDT ELLIS PIERCE for $100 each and K274BU/GREEN RIVER, UT to the same buyer for $100. The translators lie outside the contours of the primary station, Hot AC KRPX/WELLINGTON, UT.
FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC. is selling W288CN/UPLAND, IN to LIVING BREAD RADIO, INC. for $22,500. The translator will move to rebroadcast Religion WILB-A/CANTON, OH.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION is selling K228EC/CRESCENT CITY, CA to PUNJABI AMERICAN MEDIA, LLC for $30,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast South Asian KOBO-A/YUBA CITY, CA. EMF is also selling K294BS/HEREFORD, TX to LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO, INC. for $30,000 to move and rebroadcast Spanish Variety KSWV-A (QUE SUAVE)/SANTA FE, NM.
FIRST VENTURES CAPITAL PARTNERS, INC. is selling K283AJ/SNYDER, TX to VILLECOM LLC for $25,000 to rebroadcast Spanish Variety KSTV-A (FIESTA 1510 AM)/STEPHENVILLE, TX and is selling W280ET/WHITEHALL, MI to WGHN, INC. for $45,000 to move and rebroadcast Sports WGHN-A/GRAND HAVEN, MI.
POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC. is selling W246BH/MIDDLEPORT, OH to GHB RADIO, INC. for $75,000. The buyer will move the translator to rebroadcast Regional Mexican WBLO-A (PEPE 790 AM)/THOMASVILLE-GREENSBORO, NC.
JUAN ALBERTO AYALA is selling W252AW/CHICAGO, K256CC/BEAUMONT, TX, W243DM/HAUPPAUGE, NY, and K261EF/WALLTOWN, CA to CENTRO CRISTIANO DE VIDA ETERNA for $400,000. The primary stations are listed as iHEARTMEDIA Urban AC WVAZ (V103)/CHICAGO, AC KODA (SUNNY 99.1)/HOUSTON, Top 40/Rhythmic WKTU/LAKE SUCCESS-NEW YORK, and Classic Hip Hop KHYL (V 101.1)/AUBURN-SACRAMENTO, respectively.
FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC. is selling W247CE/SOUTHERN PINES, NC to CURTIS MEDIA's EASTERN AIRWAVES, LLC for $40,000. The translator will rebroadcast News-Talk WEEB-A/SOUTHERN PINES.
UCB USA, INC. is selling K276FS/HORNBROOK, CA to FJARLI BROADCASTING, A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP for $70,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast Religion KFJL-A/CENTRAL POINT-MEDFORD, OR.
THE SISTER SHERRY LYNN FOUNDATION is selling W244DE/BERRYVILLE, VA to NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORPORATION for $50,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast Religion WFAX-A/FALLS CHURCH, VA-WASHINGTON, DC.
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE is selling W294BW/KNIGHTSTOWN, IN to UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA BOARD OF TRUSTEES for $40,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast Alternative WSWI-A (THE EDGE RADIO)/EVANSVILLE, IN.
YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC. is selling K279CE/DAVIS, CA to KJAY, LLC for $25,000. The translator will move to rebroadcast Ethnic KJAY-A/SACRAMENTO.
CEDAR COVE BROADCASTING, INC. is selling K277BR/STERLING, CO to CRAWFORD's KLZ RADIO, INC. for $25,000. The primary station is presently listed as EMF Contemporary Christian KDRE/STERLING.
HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF MARLTON, INC. is selling W263CQ/WARWICK, MD to ASTRAKEL INTERNATIONAL LTD. for $25,000.
THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY/NORTH COUNTRY PUBLIC RADIO is selling W236CK/WESTPORT, NY and W224CT/SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY to RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION for $130,000 to move and rebroadcast Oldies WXCT-A (KOOL RADIO)/SOUTHINGTON, CT and Oldies WSKP-A (KOOL RADIO)/HOPE VALLEY, RI, respectively.
ADVANCE MINISTRIES, INC. is selling K296GN/PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ to ITM, LLC for $50,000.
In a full-power station transaction, WJXR, INC. is selling Tropical WJXR (LATINA 92.1)/MACCLENNY-JACKSONVILLE, FL to NORBERTO SANCHEZ' NORSAN WJXR, LLC for $1,760,000. NORSAN has been programming the station under an LMA for the last year.
And the FCC has extended filing deadlines that were due on JANUARY 22nd through 27th to TODAY (1/28) due to the weather over the weekend that closed Commission offices.