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Station Sales Week Of 7/29: Starboard Media Acquires Fort Myers Trio

Station Sales

Twang 106.7 1410 WMYR Fort Myers 1660 WCNZ Starboard Media FoundationStarboard Media Foundation is acquiring multiple stations in Fort Myers FL. Starboard will acquire Classic Country “Twang 106.7” 1410 WMYR Fort Myers and 106.7 W294AN Fort Myers Beach from Mark Follett’s Gulf Breeze Radio License LLC for $546,733.82. The Catholic operator will also purchase AC “98FM Marco Island” 1480 WVOI and Spanish CHR “Ardiente Radio” 1660 WCNZ Marco Island from Almodovar Media Corporation for the assumption of the $356,266.18 owed on the promissory note by Almodovar to previous owner J&B WCNZ/WVOI LLC. Starboard will begin operating WMYR/W294AN and WCNZ via LMA on Monday, August 1 with their “Relevant Radio” Catholic programming.

It’s very rare to see Educational Media Foundation sell off a full-powered signal like they did this week in Waco TX where 98.3 KYAR Lorena goes to Red-C Apostolate for $495,000. KYAR will become the second station of “Red-C Catholic Radio” joining 88.5 KEDC Hearne/Bryan TX. EMF purchased the former 98.3 KASZ from Clear Channel in 2003. The “Air 1” network will continue to be heard in Waco on EMF’s 89.9 KWAA Mart TX.

John Dille III is purchasing the 51% of Partnership Radio Urban AC “Mix 106.3” WUBU South Bend IN he did not own from Focus Radio for $336,500. Dille is the President of Federated Media which owns three other FMs in the South Bend market as well as serving on the board of Hubbard Broadcasting.

After shutting down student-run 90.1 KFKX Hastings NE, Hastings College is selling the station’s license to Bott Radio’s Community Broadcasting for $37,500.

Northeast Broadcasting sells Business “Bloomberg 1070” WTWK and 96.3 W242BS Plattsburgh NY to Aaron and Jessica Ishmael’s A&J Radio for $140,000. Aaron Ishmael is also involved in the LMA of recently launched Classic Country “97.9 The Moose” WZXP Au Sable NY from Randy Michaels’ Radioactive LLC.

Thomas Hodgins’ Radio Station KMJY Inc. acquires 1330 KMBI Spokane WA from Moody Bible Institute for $100,000. Hodgins owns Classic Country “104.5 Hank-FM” KNHK-FM Newport in the Spokane market.

Richard Linn is adding a second station on the Oregon Coast with the purchase of 97.5 KRLZ Lincoln Beach from Edgar Eaton for $125,000 with an LMA before closing. Linn owns Country 93.7 KSHL Waldport.

Alan Bishop’s Upstate Media Group, which is in the process of purchasing George Kimble’s Finger Lakes Radio Group, is now adding Russel Kimble’s Country “K101.7” WFLK Geneva NY for $400,000. Finger Lakes Radio Group, which Bishop served as General Manager, has operated WFLK via Time Brokerage Agreement since 2010.

Bert Lindsay sells Classic Hits “1490 V-Radio” WSVM Valdese NC to Vance Patterson for $9,000.

Support Christian Broadcasting sells Silent 1050 KORE Springfield-Eugene OR to Stephan Woodward’s KORE Broadcasting for $1, while paying Larry Knight $20,000 for the equipment utilized by the station. Woodward is also purchasing 99.9 K260CN Klamath Junction OR to move to Eugene for use with KORE for $25,500.

Translator Sales

Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast
Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast
96.3 W242BS Plattsburgh NY Montpelier Broadcasting A&J Radio $140,000
Including WTWK
1070 WTWK Plattsburgh
92.3 W222AT Hamilton NY State University Of New York WURD Radio $75,000 900 WURD Philadelphia PA
101.1 W266CL Marathon NY State University Of New York WXXI Public Broadcasting $50,000 1370 WXXI Rochester
94.1 W231BI Utica NY Radio-One Beasley Media $400,000 1330 WRCA Watertown MA
96.3 W242AL Buskirk NY Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Absolute Broadcasting $75,000 91.9 WNGN Argyle NY
98.9 W255CS Scotland PA Temple University Steel City Radio $15,000 1250 WYYC York
92.1 W221DG Exton PA Temple University Broadcast Sciences $10,000 90.1 WRTI Philadelphia
98.5 W253AF Bennington VT Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Absolute Broadcasting $75,000 900 WGHM Nashua NH
94.5 W233BW Sandwich IL Spirit Education Association American Education Foundation $30,000 107.1 WSPY-FM Plano
99.9 W260CP Angola IN CSN International WJER Radio $40,000 1450 WJER Dover-New Philadelphia OH
102.3 K272FF Grants NM Native American Christian Voice Sange de Cristo Broadcasting $30,000 1150 DKDEF Albuquerque
98.7 K254CP Roswell NM Stellar Media Permian Basin Radio $0 1230 KOZA Odessa TX
92.1 K221GA Corning CA Nevada City Community Broadcast Group Results Radio of Chico $15,000 1600 KUBA Yuba City
98.3 K252DO Madera CA First Ventures Capital Partners KAHI Corporation $28,500 91.1 KLVY Fairmead
97.5 K248CJ Brenham

100.9 K265EU Huntsville
TX Houston Christian Broadcasters Elohim Group $100,000 91.1 KNLY New Waverly
104.1 K281CL Carson City NV Eastern Sierra Broadcasting Elohim Group $0 1430 KVVN Santa Clara CA
107.7 W299CA Statesboro GA Radio Statesboro Beasley Media $50,000 1490 WAZZ Fayetteville NC
99.3 W257AR Donelson TN Moody Bible Institute Crawford Broadcasting $50,000 850 WXJC Birmingham AL
104.7 W284BO Lake Placid FL Radio 74 Internationale Salem Media $35,000 950 WTLN Orlando
92.3 W222BW Bristol

102.9 W275CD Vinton
VA Virginia Tech Foundation Mel Wheeler Inc. $125,000 960 WFIR Roanoke

610 WPLY Roanoke
99.5 K258CH Baker LA Cameron Cravey New South Radio $48,000 930 WSFZ Jackson MS
98.3 K252FL Port Lavaca TX Wendolynn Tellez La Promesa Foundation $45,000 1430 KSHJ Houston
100.5 K263BJ Richland WA Jacobs Radio Programming XL Media $50,000 1560 KZIZ Pacific
95.7 K239BK Hebbronville TX Armida Saille Royal Flush LLC $50,000 1260 KLGO Elgin
100.3 K262CE Deer Park WA Community Media Assistance Project Round-Up Radio $20,000 1290 KUMA Pendleton OR
103.1 K276FB Schuyler NE Flood Communications Scripps Broadcasting $38,000 590 KXSP Omaha
99.9 K260CN Klamath Junction OR Media Eye KORE Broadcasting $25,500 1050 KORE Springfield-Eugene OR
93.5 W228AB Paramount

93.5 W228AM Frederick
MD American University Manning Broadcasting $100,000 106.9 WWEG Myersville
99.3 W257DB Plainville GA Calhoun Seventh-Day Adventist Church Sand Mountain Advertising $25,000 1500 WVSM Rainsville AL
101.3 W267BT Woodstock VT Vermont Public Radio Blount Broadcasting $80,000 1550 WSDK Bloomfield CT
104.5 W283BZ Altoona PA Colonial Radio Group of Williamsport Magnum Broadcasting $55,000 970 WBLF Bellefonte
105.1 W286BJ Reynolds GA Family Stations Jackson Telecasters $50,000 1370 WDEF Chattanooga TN
107.9 W300CF Hillsboro OH James Orebaugh Adams Radio Group $23,000 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne IN
96.5 K243AV Pinehurst TX Educational Media Foundation Entercom $70,000 1350 WWWL New Orleans LA
93.1 K226BX Spearman TX Top O' Texas Educational Broadcasting Eagle Communications $30,000 1590 KVGB Great Bend KS
93.5 K228EL Hawthorne

100.5 K263BL Carson City
NV American Educational Broadcasting Radio Santisimo Sacramento $80,000 1240 KCVV Sacramento CA

1340 KPYV Oroville CA
100.3 K262CJ Pendleton OR Alexandra Communications Caam Partnership $35,000 1520 KKXA Snohomish
105.9 K290AX Sweet Home OR Gospel Echo S-R Broadcasting $25,000 1380 KRKO Everett WA
106.1 K291CB Carson City NV American Educational Broadcasting Mapleton Communications $40,000 1670 KNRO Redding CA
103.3 K277CE Fallon NV Hispanic Family Christian Network Huth Penney Broadcasting $54,000 1370 KRAC Red Bluff CA
106.3 W292DO Middlebury IN Progressive Broadcasting System Goodrich Radio $34,000 1680 WPRR Ada
89.1 W206BH Lyons Falls NY St. Lawrence University Cram Communications $75,000 1300 WOSW Fulton
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