Eau Claire Shuffle: Mid-West Buys iHeart Spinoff, Donates Another To College
March 8, 2016 at 3:59 AM (PT)
ALOHA STATION TRUST, LLC, the trust handling iHEARTMEDIA spinoffs, is selling AC WISM-F/ALTOONA-EAU CLAIRE, WI to MID-WEST FAMILY BROADCASTING's MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC. for $970,000. To comply with ownership limits, MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC. is in turn donating Adult Hits WDRK (99.9 BOB FM)/CORNELL-EAU CLAIRE, WI to the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE FOUNDATION, INC.'s BLUGOLD RADIO LLC.
In other filings with the FCC, PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC. is selling AC KVLE-F/GUNNISON, CO to JOHN HARVEY REES' BOBCAT RADIO, INC. for $150,000 plus a time brokerage agreement before closing.
AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC. is selling W237BN/LUMBER CITY, GA to GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $40,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast News-Talk WQXL-A (THE POINT)/COLUMBIA, SC, which presently simulcasts on W240AX/COLUMBIA.
HORIZON CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP is selling K263BO/EL CENTRO, CA to CRAWFORD BROADCASTING's KIERTRON, INC. for $20,000. The buyer plans to relocate the translator to rebroadcast Religion KNSN-A (simulcast of KBRT-A/AVALON)/SAN DIEGO.
PRIORITY RADIO, INC. is selling W286AX/SALISBURY, MD to HINDLIN BROADCASTING, LLC for $60,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Spanish Hits WVXX-A (SELECTA 1050)/NORFOLK.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION is selling W267AT/SHERBURNE, NY to BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $71,000. The buyer plans to relocate the translator to rebroadcast Religion WARV-A/WARWICK, RI.
EDGAR EATON is selling K266AJ/LA GRANDE, OR and K285FN/KENNEWICK, WA to XANA OREGON, LLC for $5,000 plus up to $3,000 in expenses. The translators will rebroadcast Contemporary Christian KGTS (POSITIVE LIFE RADIO)/COLLEGE PLACE-WALLA WALLA, WA and KQFO-FM-HD4/PASCO, WA, respectively.
And EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for K212FU/LEWISTOWN, MT "due to problems with the tower lessor."