Port Broadcasting Buys Bangor AM Trio
December 2, 2016 at 5:44 AM (PT)
CHARLES BEGIN's PINE TREE BROADCASTING, LLC is selling Soft AC WGUY-A (94.1 THE WAVE), Classic Country WCYR-A (THE COUNTRY ROAD), and News-Talk WBAN-A (NEWSRADIO 1430)/VEAZIE-BANGOR, ME and W231CH/BANGOR to PORT BROADCASTING, LLC for $172,000 plus an LMA before closing.
In other filings with the FCC, ROBERT WESLEY SHAFER has withdrawn from the partnership that controls ALASKA MULTIMEDIA, LLC, licensee of Dance KKNI-A (K-HITZ 107 FM)/WASILLA, AK and K296FP/WILLOW CREEK, AK, and has turned his 33.3% share over to partners JAMES KOPCHA (who ends up with 51%) and DREW FADDIS (49%).
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION is swapping W221BS/WAITE, MN to 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED for K288GR/BAYPORT, MN and a $1 per year plus expenses rate on a lease at the K288GR tower site. 630 RADIO plans to move W221BS to rebroadcast Oldies WDGY-A/HUDSON, WI-MINNEAPOLIS; EMF lists iHEARTMEDIA Sports KFXN-F (KFAN)/MINNEAPOLIS as the primary station for K288GR.
AOT DELTA, INC. has requested an extension of its Silent STA for low power KPPZ-LP/KANSAS CITY while it obtains funding to replace failed equipment.
COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS LLC has closed on JANUARY's announced purchase of four FMs in the FORT WALTON BEACH market, Top 40 WECQ (Q92)/DESTIN, FL; Country WHWY (HIGHWAY 98)/HOLT, FL; Adult Hits WWAV (102.1 THE WAVE)/SANTA ROSA, FL; and Alternative WZLB (103.1 THE BLAZE)/VALPARAISO, FL, from APEX BROADCASTING INC. for $5.9 million.
PATRICIA ANN BOWMAN PUCKETT and MARY KING have closed on the sale of 33% each of TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC., licensee of News-Talk WBRG-A/LYNCHBURG, VA, to partner BRENT EPPERSON for $60,000 each.
WORD OF LIFE BROADCASTING, INC. has closed on the assignment of Religion WBFJ-A/WINSTON-SALEM, NC to TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.
And EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC. has closed on the sale of K267BQ/LAKE CITY, CO to SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC. for $25,000. The buyer plans to move the translator to rebroadcast Classic Country KSLV-A/MONTE VISTA, CO.