Omaha Move-In Sold
June 23, 2008 at 5:11 AM (PT)
CHAPIN ENTERPRISES, LLC sells Soft AC KBZR (102.7 THE BREEZE)/LINCOLN, NE to VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for $4.5 million. The station as a construction permit and a separate modification application, both changing the station's community of license to PAPILLION, NE and the signal into the OMAHA market.
In other deals filed with the FCC, WITHERS BROADCASTING is applying to formally acquire the license of Sports WDDD-A (FOX SPORTS RADIO 810)/JOHNSTON CITY-MARION-CARBONDALE, IL from CLEAR CHANNEL. WITHERS operates the station and acquired the format and calls from CC when it purchased the rest of CLEAR CHANNEL's local cluster late last year. The WDDD-A deal includes a request for a waiver to allow WDDD-A to operate separately and beyond the shutdown date set by its paired expanded band facility, Talk WVON-A/BERWYN-CHICAGO, owned by CLEAR CHANNEL and operated by MIDWAY BROADCASTING.
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION is buying noncommercial Contemporary Christian KOBC/JOPLIN, MO from OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE for $1 million ($350,000 cash, $650,000 in a promissory note).
WASATCH PUBLIC MEDIA formally files the paperwork for the previously-announced deal to buy noncommercial KCPW-F/SALT LAKE CITY and translator K287AE/HOLLADAY, UT from COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY for $2.4 million.
VICTOR MICHAEL's MICHAEL RADIO GROUP is selling new FM KGRK/GLENROCK, WY to TED and JANA TUCKER's COCHISE BROADCASTING for $210,000.
ROBERT and REBECCA ECKMAN sell 30% of E-COMMUNICATIONS, LLC, licensee of Country KAMS (K-KOUNTRY 95)/MAMMOTH SPRING, AR and Southern Gospel KALM-A/THAYER, MO, to LYNNIE and WILLIAM HOBBS for $66,000.
And MARK W. LEITCH sells FM translator K298AZ/SANTA ROSA, CA to MOON BROADCASTING CORPORATION, LLC for $75,000.