Georgia, Florida FM Translators Sold; KPLU Deal Filed With FCC
July 7, 2016 at 8:18 AM (PT)
FAMILY STATIONS, INC. is selling W241BK/LA GRANGE, GA and W241BK/CORDELE, GA to PRIETO BROADCASTING, INC. for $80,000. The buyer plans to move the translators to rebroadcast Religion WFRP/AMERICUS, GA and Vietnamese WFTD-A/MARIETTA, GA, respectively.
In other filings with the FCC, EDGEWATER BROADCASTING, INC. is selling W249BT/KILLEARN, FL to NATKIM RADIO, LLC for $55,000.
The deal by which PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC. is selling Jazz-News-Talk KPLU-F/TACOMA-SEATTLE and its satellite and translator network to grass-roots organization FRIENDS OF 88.5 FM for $7 million cash and $1 million in underwriting messages has been filed with the FCC. The deal includes KVIX/PORT ANGELES, WA; KPLI/OLYMPIA, WA; KPLK/SEDRO-WOOLLEY, WA; K204BI/BELLINGHAM, WA; K211AP/CENTRALIA, WA; K212AG/RAYMOND, WA; K221FR/WEST SEATTLE, WA; K265AP/ABERDEEN, WA; K284BM/LONGVIEW, WA; K288GG/MOUNT VERNON, WA; and K244EV/ARIEL, WA.
COLONIAL RADIO GROUP, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for WNMB-A/NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC due to loss of its transmitter site.
TOWNSEND BROADCASTING ENTERPRISE has closed on the sale of Gospel WQLS (THE Q)/CAMDEN, AL to WILCOX BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, LLC for $2,800.
HAMMOCK EDUCATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNITY SERVICES has closed on the donation of Religion WNSS/PALM COAST, FL to HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.
WRVM, INC. has closed on the sale of W277BP/STURGEON BAY, WI to NICOLET BROADCASTING, INC. for $38,000.
WRVM, INC. has also closed on the sale of W246AY/SURING, WI to WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $35,000. The buyer plans to move the station to rebroadcast News-Talk WHBY-A/KIMBERLY-APPLETON, WI.
And DEBRA SEARS GRAHAM has closed on the sale of W281BS/ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA to BRYAN HICKS and BRUCE HICKS' WKLY BROADCASTING CO. for $35,000. The buyers plan to move the translator to rebroadcast Country WKLY-A/HARTWELL, GA.