Sold: Maine AM, Georgia Translator
June 17, 2010 at 4:27 AM (PT)
DECELLES-SMITH MEDIA INC. is selling Talk WEGP-A/PRESQUE ISLE, ME to GREGORY D. MCNEIL's NORTHERN MAINE BROADCASTING INC. for $220,000. The buyer has the right to void the deal without penalty in the event PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS will not enter new contracts with the buyer (the station carries RUSH LIMBAUGH, "COAST TO CIAST AM," and other PREMIERE shows.
In another deal filed with the FCC, RADIO ASSIST MINISTRY, INC. is selling FM translator W290BR/MCRAE, GA to BROADCAST SOUTH, LLC for $36,000.
And PERCEPTION MEDIA has filed for a silent STA to keep WOWZ-A/APPOMATTOX, VA silent. The company cites "financial difficulties" for taking the station off the air but says it plans to return the station to the air within 90 days. PERCEPTION filed in MARCH to sell WOWZ to VICTOR C. BOSIGER's ONECOM, INC. for $10,000; the station also has a construction permit to move to ROANOKE.