Beasley Buys Another Florida FM Translator
May 24, 2016 at 4:16 AM (PT)
CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC. is selling W276CX/NEW PORT RICHEY, FL to BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP, LLC for $125,000. The translator will rebroadcast Contemporary Christian WRBQ-HD2 (FAITH 104.7)/TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG; while the present contours of the translator exceed the primary station's contour, BEASLEY contends that the affected area is over water, meaning that the use of the translator as a fill-in for the commercial primary is permitted under the rules.
In other filings with the FCC, FULL SMILE, INC. is selling K258BF/WARSAW, MO, K233CD/OSCEOLA, MO, and K239BV/NEVADA, MO to AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC. for $84,000. The translators will be moved to rebroadcast Gospel KQYX-A (1450 THE DOVE)/GALENA-JOPLIN, KS; Classic Country KBTN-A/NEOSHO-JOPLIN, MO; and Classic Country KKOW-A/PITTSBURG, KS, respectively.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC. is selling K234CS/SOLEDAD, CA to ZWERLING BROADCASTING SYSTEM LTD. for $37,500. The primary station is listed as EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION Contemporary Christian KSRI (AIR-1)/SANTA CRUZ.
MARY V. GUTHRIE is selling K236BX/WATSONVILLE, CA to ZWERLING BROADCASTING SYSTEM LTD. for $37,500. As in the K234CS deal, the primary station is listed as EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION Contemporary Christian KSRI (AIR-1)/SANTA CRUZ.
BERNIE M. WOODS is donating K293BY/TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM to ONE MINISTRIES, INC.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION has requested a Silent STA for KARJ/KUNA, ID due to loss of power and running out of fuel for the generator at the site, which is blocked by snow. EMF has also applied for a Silent STA for KGCL/JORDAN VALLEY, OR for the same reason.
NORTHERN NASH HIGH SCHOOL has filed for a Silent STA for low power WHFK-LP/RED OAK, NC due to damage from a lightning strike.
BAYSHORE MEDIA has closed on the swap of Alternative WIJK-A (105.1 THE RYDE)/OCEAN CITY, MD and W286BB, and W282AW/OCEAN PINES, MD to ADAMS RADIO OF DELMARVA PENINSULA, LLC in exchange for the assignment of Adult Hits WSUX-A and W242AV/SEAFORD, DE to SEAFORD MEDIA GROUP, LLC.
COMMUNITY PUBLIC RADIO, INC. has closed on the sale of K254BZ/FAIRBANKS, TX to HISPANIC FAMILY CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC. for $85,000. The primary station is listed as iHEARTMEDIA AC KODA (SUNNY 99.1)/HOUSTON.
JARED A. NIX has closed on the sale of W282BV/MORRILL, KY (now W229CP/RICHMOND, KY) to WCBR, INC. for $25,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Religion daytimer WCBR-A/RICHMOND, KY.
And DONALD C. WHITMAN has closed on the sale of K246BV/WENATCHEE, WA to OHANA MEDIA GROUP's OMG FCC LICENSES LLC for $25,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Classic Country KVAS-A/ASTORIA, OR.
Also, iHEARTMEDIA's AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC has applied to move the tower of W225CH/WILMINGTON, DE, where it will rebroadcast News-Talk WILM-A/WILMINGTON, two kilometers to a new site, the tower of sister Sports WWTX-A (FOX SPORTS 1290). The former W231CM/SOUTHAMPTON, NY os seeking to put an antenna 59 meters above ground with 145 watts using an 8-bay antenna.