Station Sales Week Of 10/17

97.5 KNXR Rochester KZFW-LP 87.7 102.1 Hagerstown

Station Sales Greg Jensen's Hometown Broadcasting of Rochester is acquiring Beautiful Music 97.5 KNXR Rochester, MN. The purchase price is contingent on Minnesota Public Radio agreeing to a lease or allowing the buyer to purchase the seller's share of Silver Creek Tall Tower Associates, which … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/16: More Translators For Orlando

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Orlando has been one of the biggest hotbeds of translator activity and this week sees three more moves. The bigger of the moves have already been granted and will see Salem basically swap frequencies of two translators in the market. The CP for 94.9 W235CI Oviedo becomes 105.5 … [Read more...]

Franken-FM’s To Get Temporary Stay; Potentially Permanent One

FCC 87.7 LPTV Channel 6 Analog Digital Convervsion

The LPTV stations on Channel 6 that operate as radio stations on 87.7 have gotten a stay of execution from the FCC. The September 1, 2015 deadline that would've forced all of the remaining analog LPTV's to convert to digital operation has been suspended indefinitely until a new date is decided … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 10/10

Streetz 94.5 Atlanta Steve Hegwood Core Communicators

Translator Sales Steve Hegwood's Core Communicators is converting its lease of 94.5 W233BF Atlanta into a purchase. Edgewater Broadcasting will receive $53,000 for the translator, which currently operates as Urban "Streetz 94.5" via a rebroadcast of 94.1 WSTR-HD3. Hegwood had previously applied to … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/9: Another Twin Cities Translator Move-In

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Translator Moves iHeartMedia is filing to move yet another translator to the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. 96.7 W244CS Hudson, WI, which the company announced the acquisition of last week, has applied to change city-of-license to Calhoun Beach, MN where it will operate with 170 watts at 236 … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 10/5: Translator On The Move Into Austin

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Station Moves Beasley (Soon to be CBS) Sports 560 WQAM Miami has applied to relocate to the tower of Salem's 1450 WOCN. The owners of the station's tower site on Virginia Key notified WQAM and co-tenant 1360 WKAT earlier this year that their leases will not be renewed. At the new site where WQAM … [Read more...]

Station Sales: Week Of 10/3

99.3 The Wall Finger Lakes Long Point Broadcasting Bruce Danziger

Long Point Communications is purchasing the assets of Finger Lakes Radio Group out of a bankruptcy auction for $3.375 million. Long Point is a partnership of Bruce Danziger and Eric Sivertsen. Danziger owns stations in Pittsfield, MA under the Gamma and Berkshire Broadcasting names, Burlington, VT … [Read more...]

Station Sales 9/26

Radio Station Sales

Note To Readers: As we mentioned in yesterday's FCC Applications column we are breaking off the Station Sales report into a separate column to run every Friday. Sea-Comm Media sells 95.9 W240AS Wilmington, NC and claims it will sell 103.7 WBNE Wrightsville Beach, NC to Sunrise Broadcasting. In … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/25

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Note To Readers: Starting this week we will be breaking the FCC Applications column into two parts. This part will continue to include station modifications and call letter changes. The second part to be published on Fridays will be a rundown of all station sales. The big story this week was the … [Read more...]

Sea-Comm Sells Wilmington Translator And WBNE?

95.9 W240AS ESPN 630 WMFD 103.7 WBNE Wilmington Sunrise Broadcasting Port City Radio

Sea-Comm Media is selling 95.9 W240AS Wilmington, NC to Sunrise Broadcasting for $200,000. The original sale contract had the purchase price redacted as the agreement stated that Sunrise would amend the contract at a later date to acquire 103.7 WBNE Wrightsville Beach. The FCC filing states that … [Read more...]

American General Media Sells Two AMs To Wilkins

Wilkins Radio American General Media 1000 KKIM Albuquerque 1410 KERI Bakersfield

American General Media is selling its two Christian Preaching stations to Wilkins Radio. Wilkins subsidiary Wild West Radio Corporation will acquire 1000 KKIM Albuquerque for $587,500. The deal gives Wilkins a second station in the market joining 1190 KXKS. Under the name Bakersfield Christian … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/21: New Translators For Atlanta & Baltimore

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves Steve Hedgwood's Core Communicators recently launched Urban Oldies "Old School 99.3" on Edgewater Broadcasting's W257DF Dallas, GA rebroadcasting 1010 WTZA Atlanta. Now the translator applies to move to downtown Atlanta with 99 watts at 263 meters (Coverage Map). Radio-One may … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/11: Clear Channel Finalizing DC Translator Move-In

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Translator Moves For the past several months we've watched Clear Channel take steps to move 94.3 W232CB Frederick, MD down I-270 towards Washington, DC. Most recently it gained a Construction Permit to move to 104.9 licensed to Rockville with 250 watts at 112 meters. Now Clear Channel has … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 9/4

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Sales Virginia Tech Foundation sells the CP for 92.1 W221CF Harrisonburg, VA to Verstanding Broadcasting for $62,500. Verstandig has applied to upgrade W221CF from 6 watts at 482.9 meters to 250 watts at 130 meters rebroadcasting News/Talk 550 WSVA Harrisonburg (Coverage Map). MCC Radio acquires … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 8/28: Houston Translator Upgrade & Sale

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Sales & Moves Primera Iglesia Evangelica de Apostoles y Progfeta's 106.1 K291CE Rosenberg, TX has been sold to The RAFFT Corporation for $100,000, a $50,000 time brokerage agreement, and providing the seller with a replacement translator for no cost. The sale comes after K291CE applies to increase … [Read more...]