Price For KTHX/Reno Sale To Lotus: $1.2 Million
April 29, 2016 at 4:15 AM (PT)
LOTUS RADIO CORP. is buying Triple A KTHX-F (100.1 THE X)/DAYTON-RENO, NV-K240CA/CRYSTAL BAY-BROCKWAY, NV from WILKS LICENSE COMPANY-RENO LLC for $1.2 million. The deal was mentioned in WILKS' filing for the sale of Rock KURK (100.9 THE BANDIT) and Country KWFP (92.1 THE WOLF)/SPARKS-RENO, NV and K286AG/CARSON CITY, NV to JERRY EVANS' THE EVANS BROADCAST COMPANY, INC. for $750,000 (NET NEWS 4/26). Concurrently, LOTUS is selling Sports KFOY-A/SPARKS, NV to LAZER LICENSES, LLC for $50,000.
In other filings with the FCC, FARM & HOME BROADCASTING CO. is selling WNBT-A, WNBT-F, and W225AT/WELLSBORO, PA and WNBQ/MANSFIELD, PA to KRISTIN CANTRELL's SOUTHERN BELLE, LLC (licenses and call letters) and SEVEN MOUNTAINS MEDIA, LLC (other assets) for $400,000 ($200,000 cash, $200,000 in a promissory note).
LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC. is selling Religion WWRN/ROCKPORT, MA to HORIZON CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP for $105,000. HORIZON is programming WWRN, WMDR-A/AUGUSTA, ME, and W232CU/AUGUSTA, ME under a Programming Agreement dated FEBRUARY 1st.
CHOICE BROADCASTING CO. is selling News-Talk KCNM-A/SAIPAN, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS and AC KZMI/GARAPAN-SAIPAN, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS to HOLONET CORPORATION for a price redacted from the contract filed with the FCC.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS is selling W247CD/WORCESTER, MA to TOWNSQUARE MEDIA AUGUSTA/WATERVILLE LICENSE, LLC for $85,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Adult Standards WJZN-A (KOOL AM)/AUGUSTA, ME.
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIV. has applied for a Silent STA for W275BT/LAWRENCEBURG, KY and is filing to reduce power and rebroadcast noncommercial WKUE/ELIZABETHTOWN, KY.
KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE has closed on the sale of noncommercial WKCC/KANKAKEE, IL to CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA, INC. for $250,000.
CUMULUS spin-off entity JOULE BROADCASTING LLC has closed on the transfer of Urban AC WTYB (MAGIC 103.9)/BLUFFTON, SC back to CUMULUS LICENSING LLC.
COMMUNITY PUBLIC RADIO, INC. has closed on the sale of the construction permit for W287CH/GREENVILLE, SC (now W264CZ) to SN RADIO, LLC for $50,000.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the sale of W284CE/MERRITT ISLAND, FL (now W243DO) to AVM BROADCASTING, LLC for $30,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast WYMM-A/JACKSONVILLE, FL.
RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC. has closed on the sale of W260CO/JESUP, GA (now W226CD) to MONROE BROADCASTING CO., INC. for $50,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Country-Classic Rock-Beach music WIXE-A (THE MIGHTY 1190)/MONROE, NC.
MARCO BROADCASTING CORP. has closed on the sale of K231BQ/GOLDEN, CO (DENVER) to iHEARTMEDIA's CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC. for $950,000. The translator rebroadcasts News-Talk KOA-A/DENVER.
HE'S ALIVE, INC. has closed on the sale of W250BT/BEAVER, PA to RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC for $50,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast News-Talk WOL-A/WASHINGTON.
And MARY V. GUTHRIE has closed on the sale of K223CM/BLYTHE, CA (now K292GY) to FIESTA RADIO, INC. for $65,000. The translator will be moved to rebroadcast Regional Mexican KSUN-A (LA MEJOR)/PHOENIX.
In CANADA, the CRTC has opened a docket asking for comment on adding more commercial licenses for stations in QUEBEC CITY. Comments are due MAY 30th with replies due JUNE 9th; two applications for 105.7 FM have been received from DUFFERIN COMMUNICATIONS INC., proposing an English-language station, and GILLES LAPOINTE and NELSON SERGERIE (OBCI), proposing a French-language station.