iHeartMedia-L.A. Dodgers Partnership For KLAC-A/Los Angeles Finally Filed With FCC
April 27, 2016 at 4:05 AM (PT)
The deal announced in 2015 to give the LOS ANGELES DODGERS a stake in iHEARTMEDIA Sports KLAC-A (AM 570 LA SPORTS)/LOS ANGELES has been filed with the FCC, transferring the station's license from iHEART subsidiary AMFM BROADCASTING LICENSES, LLC to the newly-formed LOS ANGELES BROADCASTING PARTNERS, LLC. AMFM owns 51% and the DODGERS' LA RADIOCO LLC owns 49% of the new entity.
In other filings with the FCC, JON E. ROBINSON's JER LICENSES, LLC is selling KXZT/NEWELL, SD to STEVEN A. SILBERBERG's BAD LANDS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. (OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING, LLC).
JOHN JASON BENNETT is selling K299BF/HENRYETTA, OK to SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA RADIO, LLC for $42,000. The buyer plans to apply for a move of the translator in the Class A/B filing window to rebroadcast Classic Country KNED-A/MCALESTER, OK.
DIVINE WORD COMMUNICATIONS is selling W205CQ/APALACHICOLA, FL to OMNI BROADCASTING, LLC for $30,000.
WRVM, INC. is selling W277BP/STURGEON BAY, WI to NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC. for $38,000.
JONESBORO SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH has applied for a Silent STA for KJSA/JONESBORO, AR, which came off the air on APRIL 6th when a previous STA for its operation expired and confusion over a FEBRUARY 9th letter from the commission led to the station being pulled off the air. The request was accompanied by an explanation that summarized the "long and unbelievably complicated history of getting this radio station on the air" and the travails of finding a new site "amidst rice fields... an unusual and formidable obstacle."
BIG RADIO has filed for a Silent STA for W243BH/MUSKEGON, MI while it builds its new facility on the other side of LAKE MICHIGAN to rebroadcast Oldies WGEZ-A/BELOIT, WI.
MAPLETON LICENSE OF SPOKANE, LLC has closed on the sale of Adult Standards KEYF-A (KEY 1050)/DISHMAN-SPOKANE, WA to THOMAS W. READ's LIBERTY BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC for $125,000. Also, MAPLETON LICENSE OF MERCED, LLC has closed on the sale of Active Rock KBRE (92.5 THE BEAR)/ATWATER, CA and Spanish AC KGAM (MAJIA 106.3)/MERCED to LAZER LICENSES, LLC for $550,000 and ALPHA MEDIA LICENSEE LLC has closed on the sale of Top 40/Rhythmic KHTN (HOT 104.7)/PLANADA, CA and Country KUBB/MARIPOSA, CA to MAPLETON LICENSE OF MERCED, LLC for $2.5 million; MAPLETON has moved the Active Rock THE BEAR format to KTIQ-A/MERCED-K289CB/LOS BANOS.
FREDERICK BREWER has closed on the sale of his 100% interest in EASY MEDIA, INC., licensee of Sports WBSR-A (ESPN PENSACOLA)/PENSACOLA, FL, to DANIEL BREWER for $310,253 and continuing to guarantee a $76,000 loan.
FINE ARTS RADIO has closed on the sale of W285EQ/PARKERSBURG, WV to RADIO ACQUISITION CORP. for $30,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Classic Country WMTN-A/MORRISTOWN, TN.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION has closed on the sale of K262CF/KANSAS CITY, KS (now K222CT/SPRINGFIELD, MO) to VISION COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $30,000; VISION plans to move the translator to rebroadcast News-Talk KICK-A/SPRINGFIELD, MO. EMF has also closed on the sale of W262AP/MORRISONVILLE, NY to HALL COMMUNICATIONS' NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY for $80,000 with the buyer planning to move the translator to rebroadcast News-Talk WILI-A/WILLIMANTIC, CT.
And DEBRA SEARS GRAHAM has closed on the sale of W297BN/BRUNSWICK, GA (now W287CR/VIDALIA, GA) to VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION for $35,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast News-Talk WVOP-A/VIDALIA, GA.
Also, FUTURE MODULATION BROADCASTING, LLC has turned in its license for KHAL/CEDARVILLE, CA and KONA COAST RADIO, LLC has surrrendered its license for KBUD/DEER TRAIL, CO.