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Station Sales Week Of 2/5

Station Sales

88.5 KPLU Tacoma 94.9 KUOW-FM Seattle Pacific Lutheran University of Washington NPR JazzWhile Save KPLU attempts to raise the money to purchase the station, The University of Washington has filed its application to purchase 88.5 KPLU Tacoma, its three simulcasts, and eight translators from Pacific Lutheran University for $8 million following the sale’s announcement in November. As part of the deal, all current employees will be terminated prior to closing and the KPLU call letters are excluded. The other facilities involved in the deal are 88.9 KPLK Sedro-Woodley, 89.3 KVIX Port Angeles, 90.1 KPLI Olympia, 88.7 K204BI Bellingham, 90.1 K211AP Centralia, 90.3 K212AG Raymond, 92.1 K221FR West Seattle, 96.7 K244EV Arial, 100.9 K265DP Aberdeen, 104.7 K284BM Longview and 105.5 K288GG Mount Vernon.

Marianne Barton’s Mid-Utah Radio will merge into husband Douglas Barton’s Sanpete County Broadcasting Company with Douglas owning 70% and Marianne 30% of the combined company. Mid-Utah will contribute Conservative Talk 980 KSVC Richfield, Country “97.7 The Wolf” KWUT Elsinore, 96.3 K242BJ Rural Garfield, 98.1 K251AQ Elsinore and 107.5 K298AW Beaver UT to the company, while Sanpete owns Farm 650 KMTI Manti, Hot AC “93.7 Sky-FM” KUTC Mount Pleasant, Classic Hits “Eagle 94.5” KLGL Salina and AC 100.5 KMXD Monroe.

Sportsrad Inc. sells “Sports Radio 930” WSFZ Jackson MS to New South Radio for $1.

Eternity Media Group acquires Standards 1220 WABF Fairhope/Mobile AL from Gulf Coast Broadcasting Company for $105,000.

Noah Britt’s Tri-City Radio purchases Sports “1140 The Game” WNWF Destin FL from
Andala Enterprises for $175,000. Tri-City began operating WNWF via TBA in November 2015.

Jadon Broadcasting returns Southern Gospel 1290 KDMS and Country 98.7 KLBQ El Dorado AR to El Dorado Broadcasting for forgiveness of debt and settlement of legal issues between the companies.

Colonial Media + Entertainment acquires Silent 910 WAVL Apollo PA from Evangel Heights Assembly of God for $50,000.

Timber Ridge Ministries sells Southern Gospel “90.1 The Point” WVRS Gore VA to Point FM Ministries for $25,000. The buyer began operating the station last November.

Templo Apostles y Profetas Bethel sells Spanish Christian 88.1 KZGC-FM Garden City KS to Radio Vida Kansas for $50,000.

In order to purchase 94.7 W234CH Girard OH to move to Latrobe PA, LHTC Media is also acquiring Urban AC “Star 94.7” 1330 WGFT Campbell and Silent 1500 WASN Youngstown OH from Helen Bednarczyk for $325,000.

Translator Sales

The translator buying frenzy for AM Revitalization continued with many deals this week. Among the noticeable buyers were Alpha Media spending $370,625 for eight translators from four sellers, Berkshire Broadcasting acquired two Milford PA translators for $215,000, and Saga paying $200,000 for three including one in Milwaukee.

The biggest translator deal comes in Columbus OH where Percy Squire’s Sandblast LP is selling Urban AC/Gospel “95.9 The Drum” W240AX to Salem Media for $350,000. W240AX already rebroadcasts Salem’s 98.9 WTOH-HD4.

Dennis Jackson is transferring his five translators to his Sun Signals LLC. The translators are 92.1 W221CZ South Burlington VT, 102.5 W273BH Middlebury VT, 102.5 W273CN Danbury, 103.1 W276AV Stamford CT and 103.1 W276BV Greenwich CT.

Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast
Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast
103.7 W279AM Rushville IN Indiana Community Radio Corporation TCW Broadcasting $3500 920 WTCW Whitesburg KY
93.5 W228DA Centralia IL Countryside Broadcasting NRG Radio $34,500 1350 WJBD Salem IL
96.1 W241AK Ocilla GA Augusta Radio Fellowship Broomfield Broadcasting $30,000 1170 WDEK Lexington SC
102.7 K274CK Laytonville CA Your Christian Companion Network California Broadcasting Company $23,000 1490 KZNB Petaluma CA
104.7 W284CE Merritt Island FL Edgewater Broadcasting AVM Broadcasting $35,000 1530 WYMM Jacksonville FL
94.3 W232CX Barbourville

107.5 W298BY Harlan
KY Eastern Kentucky University Family First $60,000 870 WTCG Mount Holly NC

890 WBAJ Blythewood SC
100.3 K262CC Julesburg CO Educational Communications of Colorado Springs Tri-State Broadcasting Association $18,000 970 KJLT North Platte NE
104.7 W284BF New Providence PA Four Rivers Community Broadcasting WDAC Radio Company $80,000 94.5 WDAC-HD3 Lancaster PA
91.9 W219AU Tupper Lake NY Saranac Lake Radio Red Wolf Broadcasting $35,000 1270 WSPR Springfield MA
94.7 W234AR Pocomoke City MD Priority Radio Arohi Media $70,000 1490 WDUR Durham NC
94.3 W232BB LaGrange KY Good Shepherd Radio New Albany Broadcasting $10,000 1600 WLRS Eminence KY
93.5 W228DD Hillsboro AL Pilati Investments Watkins Broadcasting $35,000 1300 WBSA Boaz AL
94.9 W235BV Logansport IN Kaspar Broadcasting Mendota Broadcasting $38,000 1250 WSPL Streator IL
105.1 W286CJ Milford

105.9 W290CK Milford
PA Digital Radio Broadcasting Berkshire Broadcasting $215,000 850 WREF Ridgefield CT

800 WLAD Danbury CT
102.7 W274BW Medford WI Edgewater Broadcasting Leighton Radio $35,000 1230 KWNO Winona MN
95.9 W240BX Columbus OH Sandblast LP Salem Media $350,000 98.9 WTOH-HD4 Columbus OH
95.1 K236CJ Hayden

99.9 K260CL Hayden

104.5 K283AS Hayden
CO Conundrum Communications Investments Catholic Radio Network $96,000 970 KFEL Pueblo CO

1060 KRCN Longmont CO

1120 KLIM Limon CO
92.3 K222CQ Brownfield TX First Ventures Capital Partners Ramar Communications $52,500 106.5 KXTQ-FM Lubbock TX
99.9 K260CE Gilmer TX E-String Wireless Alpha Media $56,800 105.7 KYKX-HD2 Longview TX
103.7 K279CI Longview TX E-String Wireless Alpha Media $58,700 105.7 KYKX-HD3 Longview TX
97.5 K248CC Tyler TX E-String Wireless Alpha Media $73,000 105.7 KYKX Longview TX
104.9 K285GL Topeka KS E-String Wireless Alpha Media $108,900 590 WIBW Topeka KS
99.3 K257FJ Hot Springs AR E-String Wireless Alpha Media $25,000 980 KOKA Shreveport LA
102.7 W274BS Princeton IN Indiana Community Radio Corporation FTG Broadcasting $3500 1400 WFTG London KY
93.5 K228FC Kingsville TX Armida Saille Royal Flush LLC $50,000 1490 KTAE Austin TX
99.1 W256BQ Olean NY Colonial Radio Group CC Broadcasting $75,000 1100 WGPA Bethlehem PA
95.3 W237CS Smethport PA Colonial Radio Group Wolf Radio $75,000 1490 WOLF Syracuse NY
107.9 W300CP Pana

107.9 W300CQ Taylorville
IL Countryside Broadcasting Polnet Communications $90,000 1030 WNVR Vernon Hills IL

1330 WKTA Evanston IL
92.7 K224EO Idaho Falls ID Ted Austin Inspirational Family Radio $50,000 790 KSPD Boise ID
105.1 W286CR Plymouth WI WRVM Inc. Polnet Communications $35,000 1500 WPJX Zion IL
97.9 W250BB Houlton ME Light of Life Ministries Mountain Valley Broadcasting $50,000 1450 WKTQ South Paris ME
100.9 W265CZ Meridian MS Educational Media Foundation Alpha Media $35,000 1400 WJQS Jackson MS
104.7 K284BZ Des Moines IA Educational Media Foundation Santamaria Broadcasting $40,000 1400 KMNV St. Paul MN
102.1 W271CA Noblesville IN Educational Media Foundation L&D Broadcasters $60,000 1110 WGNZ Fairborn OH
93.1 W226BR Greenville MS Bible Broadcasting Network Covenant Network $35,000 1010 WCKW Garyville LA
95.7 W239BZ Sandy FL Calvary Chapel Church Gillen Broadcasting $35,000 1390 WAJD Gainesville FL
101.7 W269CU Palm Bay FL Calvary Chapel Church Radio World Inc. $35,000 1340 WTAN Clearwater FL
102.1 W271BZ Tiana NY JVC Media WGBB-AM Inc. $75,000 1240 WGBB Freeport NY
93.1 W226BO Parkersburg WV Seven Ranges Radio Alpha Media $35,000 1240 WKEZ Bluefield WV
95.7 W239AL Fernandina Beach FL Reach Communications Thomas Daniels $35,000 1480 WZJY Mount Pleasant SC
98.1 W251BF Punta Gorda FL Reach Communications Sun Broadcasting $35,000 1240 WFWN Fort Myers FL
94.3 K232EP Chelan WA Growing Christian Foundation Two Hearts Communications $3000 1320 KGDC Walla Walla WA
105.3 W287BC Anderson SC Indiana Community Radio Foundation WPGW Inc. $25,000 1440 WPGW Portland IN
106.7 W294BO Concord VA Paul Passink Delmarva Educational Association $65,000 590 WLES Bon Air VA
99.5 W258AK Farmville VA Paul Passink Delmarva Educational Association $65,000 1540 WREJ Richmond VA
93.1 K226BZ Tallulah LA American Family Association Alpha Media $35,000 1490 WXBD Biloxi MS
101.7 W269DA Ironwood MI Refuge Media Group Mid-Minnesota Media $40,000 1410 KLFD Litchfield MN
99.3 K257DM Glencoe MN Refuge Media Group Jacobson Broadcasting $40,000 1070 KILR Estherville IA
98.7 K254CK Clara City MN Refuge Media Group Community First Broadcasting $40,000 1090 KSOU Sioux Center IA
103.5 W278AN Tupper Lake NY Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Gois Broadcasting $65,000 1230 WNEZ Manchester CT
96.7 W244BG Lanesborough MA Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Gois Broadcasting $65,000 NA
94.7 W234AL North Adams MA Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Gois Broadcasting $65,000 890 WLLH Lowell MA
98.7 W254AM Berlin NY Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Gois Broadcasting $65,000 1480 WKND Windsor CT
94.5 K233BQ Childress TX Edgewater Broadcasting Stillwater Broadcasting $35,000 780 KSPI Stillwater
103.9 K280FY Dubuque IA Edgewater Broadcasting Vazquez Development $35,000 1230 WJOB Hammond IN
92.7 W224CE Titusville FL Edgewater Broadcasting Radio World Inc. $35,000 1400 WZHR Zephyrhills FL
105.1 W286BE Dawson GA Edgewater Broadcasting PMB Broadcasting $45,000 1270 WBOJ Columbus GA
93.1 W226AK Sylvester GA Edgewater Broadcasting PMB Broadcasting $45,000 1420 WRCG Columbus GA
97.5 W248BY Mountain Lake VA Appalshop Gray Broadcasting $22,500 1150 WBAG Burlington-Graham NC
100.3 K262BJ Macon MO First Ventures Capital Partners KTTR-KZNN Inc. $35,000 1490 KTTR Rolla MO
92.7 W224CX Wilmington NC Conner Media Friends of Public Radio With $10 for 95.3 W237CE Myrtle Beach SC and $25,000 91.3 WHQR Wilmington NC
95.3 W237CE Myrtle Beach SC Friends of Public Radio Conner Media With $25,000 for 92.7 W224CX Wilmington NC and $10 1490 WSTP Salisbury NC
99.3 W257BW New Tripoli PA Beacon Broadcasting Win Radio Broadcasting $75,000 950 WCTN Potomac-Cabin John MD
107.5 W298BP Wise VA Positive Alternative Radio Saga Communications $100,000 1450 WVAX Charlottesville VA
98.9 W255BD Darlington SC Community Broadcasters 2B Productions $90,000 1410 WTIX Concord NC
105.5 W288AS Ithaca NY Cornell Media Guild Wolf Radio $75,000 1490 WOLF Syracuse NY
93.9 W230BJ Island Falls ME Light of Life Ministries Winnipesaukee Radio Station $35,000 1420 WASR Wolfeboro NH
100.7 W264BG Benedicta ME Light of Life Ministries Saga Communications $50,000 1490 WBAE Portland ME
98.7 W254BR Lincoln ME Light of Life Ministries Salem Media $100,000 950 WROL Boston MA
96.5 W243BA Big Rapids MI Mentor Partners Jackson Radio Works $35,000 1450 WIBM Jackson MI
95.1 W236BR Reed City MI Mentor Partners Saga Communications $50,000 1340 WJYI Milwaukee WI
102.5 W273CG New Harmony IN Indiana Community Radio Corporation Diamond Shores Broadcasting $40,000 1560 WSEZ Paoli IN
103.3 W277CG Ft. Branch IN Indiana Community Radio Corporation Midnight Hour Broadcasting $40,000 1390 WZZB Seymour IN
105.3 W287BR Carthage IN Indiana Community Radio Corporation BAS Broadcasting $27,000 1300 WMVO Mount Vernon OH
101.5 W268BW Gainesville FL Manuel Arroyo Florida Broadcasters Partnership $100 1140 WRMQ Orlando FL
98.7 K254BZ Fairbanks TX Community Public Radio Hispanic Family Christian Network $85,000 99.1 KODA Houston TX
94.7 K234C Biggs OR Community Media Assistance Project KSRV Inc. $20,000 1240 KTIX Pendleton OR
101.9 W270CI Lawrenceville OH Community Media Assistance Project Tuscarawas Broadcasting $20,000 1540 WBTC Urichsville OH
100.7 W264BJ Pocomoke City MD Bay Broadcasting Rothschild Broadcasting $30,000 1320 WICO Salisbury MD
101.9 W270AO Winona MS Paul Scott Alexander Marble City Media $40,000 1050 WBNM Alexander City AL
101.3 K267AQ Conway Summit CA Living Proof Lotus Radio $40,000 1450 KHIT Reno NV
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    W234AL in North Adams, MA probably would be moving to Eastern Massachusetts if it’s going to rebroadcast WAMG-890 Dedham/Boston or WLLH-1400 Lowell (I suspect there was a typo in the station being rebroadcast; perhaps this was a typo in their sale application to the FCC).

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