Today In The FCC Database: No New Station Sales, But Some Silent STAs And Closings
June 14, 2016 at 12:58 PM (PT)
No new station sales hit the FCC database TODAY (6/14), but a pair of Silent STA applications and some closings are showing up, including the following:
RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for WFAD-A/MIDDLEBURY, VT and WRSA-A/ST. ALBANS, VT for replacement or repair of transmitters.
FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC has applied for a Silent STA for W243BW/AMHERST, NY after losing its tower site. FAMILY LIFE also closed on the sale of the station to SALEM's PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC. for $60,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Religion WPIT-A/PITTSBURGH.
COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the transfer of W264CO/MARION, AR to sister company BOTT BROADCASTING CO./TENNESSEE.
YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC. has closed on the sale of K233CM/NAPA, CA to ONE MINISTRIES, INC. for $40,000.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION has closed on the sale of W271CA/NOBLESVILLE, IN (now W282CD/FAIRBORN, OH) to L & D BROADCASTERS, INC. for $60,000. The translator will rebroadcast Southern Gospel WGNZ-A (GOOD NEWS 1110)/FAIRBORN-DAYTON, OH.
And CIMARRON COMMUNICATIONS CO, LLC has closed on the sale of K244ER (now K292GX, rebroadcasting Sports KIUP-A (SPORT STOP 930 ESPN)/DURANGO)/EAGLE, CO, K285GK/DEBEQUE, CO (now K291CL/MONTROSE, CO, rebroadcasting Sports KAVP-A (ESPN 1450)/COLONA, CO), and K279BY (now K246CM, rebroadcasting Sports KRGS-A (ESPN RADIO 690)/RIFLE, CO)/VAIL, CO to FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING LLC.
Also, in a closing not yet recorded in the FCC database, CENTENARY COLLEGE has closed on the sale of noncommercial WNTI/HACKETTSTOWN, NJ to the UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA for $1.25 million in cash and $500,000 in underwriting value over 10 years. PENN is simulcasting its Triple A WXPN/PHILADELPHIA on the NORTH JERSEY signal; WNTI's local programming has moved online. CENTENARY was represented by PATRICK COMMUNICATIONS in the deal; PENN was represented by PUBLIC MEDIA COMPANY.
And CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC. has turned in its license for K255AO/ELLENDALE, ND.