Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Pulls KALI-A/L.A. Back From Spinoff Trust
June 1, 2016 at 4:59 AM (PT)
With MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING LICENSEE, LLC having sold a station in the LOS ANGELES market, it has filed with the FCC to take Ethnic KALI-A/WEST COVINA, CA back from the TRANSITION RADIO, LLC, the trust set up in 2007 to spin the station off when MULTICULTURAL bought KHIZ-TV/BARSTOW. MRB sold Korean KYPA-A/LOS ANGELES to WOORI MEDIA GROUP, LLC for $6.2 million, allowing MRB to re-acquire KALI.
In other filings with the FCC, CANAAN COMMUNICATIONS INC. is selling Southern Gospel WVRY/WAVERLY, TN to MIKE PARCHMAN's M P MEDIA LLC for $900,000.
LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC. is selling Southern Gospel WIAM-A/WILLIAMSTON, NC to SANTARELLI VENTURES, LLC for $185,000.
BRUCE MACAFEE is selling K269AV/TONOPAH, NV and K261AY/BRIDGEPORT, CA to KATIE DAVIS for $40,000.
ROY E. HENDERSON has applied for a Silent STA for KTWL/TODD MISSION, TX due to its tower being destroyed by a tornado.
VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO has filed for an extension of its Silent STA for WOXM/MIDDLEBURY, VT while it seeks a new site to alleviate interference with a local utility's mobile radios.
FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for KFLT-F/TUCSON, AZ while it rebuilds its tower.
R&J BROADCASTING, INC. has applied for a Silent STA for K300AS/THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN while it moves to FOSSTON, MN to rebroadcast Talk-Oldies KKCQ-A/FOSSTON.
CUMULUS spinoff trustee JOULE BROADCASTING, LLC has closed on the sale of Top 40 WNFN (i106)/MILLERSVILLE-NASHVILLE, TN to MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $3.75 million.
EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the sale of K237FY/CLEBURNE, TX to HISPANIC FAMILY CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC. for $40,000.
MANSFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL is selling W278BS/LUCAS, OH (now W299CG/HEATH, OH) to RUNNYMEDE, INC. for $40,000. The buyer has moved the translator to rebroadcast Country WHTH-A (BUCKEYE COUNTRY 107.7)/HEATH, OH.
CHRISTOPHER W. JOHNSON has closed on the sale of W297AO/BRENT, AL to TOWNSQUARE MEDIA TUSCALOOSA LICENSE, LLC for $50,000. The translator will be moved to rebroadcast Gospel WTSK-A (THE TRUTH 790 AM)/TUSCALOOSA, AL.
FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC. has closed on the sale of W247CE/SOUTHERN PINES, NC to CURTIS MEDIA's EASTERN AIRWAVES, LLC for $40,000. The translator will rebroadcast News-Talk WEEB-A/SOUTHERN PINES.
LIVING PROOF, INC. has closed on the sale of W294BV/THOMASVILLE, GA to PLOENER RADIO GROUP, LLC for $30,000. The buyer plans to rebroadcast an AM station unnamed in the application.
SARANAC LAKE RADIO, LLC has closed on the sale of W219AU/TUPPER LAKE, NY to RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORP. for $35,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Tropical WSPR-A (POWER 1270)/SPRINGFIELD, MA.
And HISPANIC FAMILY CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC. has closed on the sale of K282BK/PLACERVILLE, CA to EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. for $40,000.
Also, letters from the FCC warning alleged pirate FM operators have been sent to MIKE DUDLEY (GUNTERSVILLE, AL); LEONOR F. SOTO, THYS M. and JEANETTE VERSTER, and BN & BC ENTERPRISES CORP. (HOMESTEAD, FL); JAMES E. and GERALDINE HOWARD, SERGIO PLASCENCIA, 5712 NW 22 AVE LLC, JEMIMA JEAN LUCAS, and BRINDLEY MARSHALL (MIAMI); VILNORD SIMON (NORTH MIAMI, FL); MICHAEL STANLEY (MARGATE, FL); CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION OF GATEWAY HOUSE APTS., INC. (NORTH MIAMI BEACH); and JOSEPH MERCILISE and EMILE MILFORD (BOYNTON BEACH, FL).