Wisconsin Translator Sold; Houston Public Media Finds Buyer For KUHA
February 24, 2016 at 5:23 PM (PT)
WRVM, INC. is selling W296CI/STEVENS POINT, WI to WWIS RADIO, INC. for $35,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast AC WWIS-A/BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI.
In other filings with the FCC, SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC has applied for a Silent STA for KDEL-F/ARKADELPHIA, AR due to a stolen feedline. The licensee has also applied for a Silent STA for K264AU/SHERIDAN, AR, which has lost its site and plans a move to a new site and frequency.
LIGHTHOUSE BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the sale of Classic Country WBHN-A/BRYSON CITY, NC to FIVE FORTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC for $10.
OCEAN CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO MINISTRIES, INC. has closed on the sale of W235AL/OCEAN CITY, MD to THE BRIDGE OF HOPE, INC. for $1.
RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC. has closed on the sale of the construction permit for W251BZ/ORANGEBURG, SC to PALMETTO MEDIA PARTNERS, LLC.
COVENANT NETWORK has closed on the sale of K216DI/HARVEY, ND to REAL PRESENCE RADIO for $17,500.
And LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP. has closed on the sale of the construction permit for a new FM at GREENFIELD, CA to LAZER LICENSES, LLC for $250,000.
In CANADA, the CRTC has received 12 applications for new stations to serve Indigenous communities, including two applications in VANCOUVER, three in CALGARY, three in EDMONTON, and two each for TORONTO and OTTAWA. The stations would replace the revoked licenses of ABORIGINAL VOICES RADIO stations; the ABORIGINAL MULTI-MEDIA SOCIETY OF ALBERTA, WATWATAY NATIVE COMMUNICATIONS SOCIETY, NORTHERN NATIVE BROADCASTING, VMS MEDIA GROUP LTD., and FIRST PEOPLES RADIO INC. are the applicants.
The closing of the ALPHA MEDIA purchase of the 116 DIGITY stations for $264 million was expected to occur TODAY (2/24), but as the business day ended, the parties had yet to announce completion of the deal.
And in a deal yet to appear in the FCC database, HOUSTON PUBLIC MEDIA has found a buyer for Classical KUHA/HOUSTON, selling the station to KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION for an undisclosed price. KSBJ operates Contemporary Christian KSBJ/HUMBLE-HOUSTON with three translators and two full-power repeaters; KUHA, the former RICE UNIVERSITY student station KTRU sold in a controversial move in 2011, will be used to air KSBJ's Christian Rock-Christian Hip Hop NGEN format, according to a release from HOUSTON PUBLIC MEDIA.