Kevin Terry’s JLD Media is transferring its recently acquired Regional Mexican 100.7 KPDA-FM Mountain Home and “La Gran D” 106.3 KDBI Homedale/Boise, ID to Rancho Radio, LLC for no consideration. The new ownership group will see Terry holding 75% interest and Scot Matthews holding 25%. Matthews’ Mav Media owns Regional Mexican “104.7 La Preferida” KNIV Lymon, WY/Salt Lake City. Digity Media is acquiring the CP for 96.3 W242CI Jupiter, FL from Calvary Chapel Church for $70,000. Digity will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 102.3 WMBX Jensen Beach/West Palm Beach. Sun Broadcasting is selling 900 WBML Macon/105.1 W286CE Fort Valley, GA to Macon Urban Radio Alliance for $125,000. Macon Urban Radio Alliance began operating the stations via Time Brokerage Agreem...Read More
Station Sales Radio Disney continues its sell off as 990 WMYM Miami is sold to Actulidad Radio Group for an as yet undisclosed price. Actulidad operates Spanish News/Talk trimulcast 1020 WURN Kendall/1040 WLVJ Boynton Beach/107.1 WURN-FM Key Largo. Adib Eden, President of Actulidad Radio Group states his intent to use the 990 signal to improve the reach of its news programming in South Florida. Westplex Broadcasting is transferring Rock “100.7 The Viper” KFNS-FM Troy, MO to Viper Broadcasting for the assumption of $318,750 in debt. The new ownership group is made up of two of the previous’ partners. Steve Kaspar will retain his 40% stake, while Chris Blevins increases from 20% to 60% as John & Brandy Scheper exit. A previous restructuring in November 2013 never close...Read More
KQBL and its “Bull” Country format will make its move from 100.7 to 101.9 at midnight tonight. After a few days of simulcasting on both frequencies, 100.7 will return to the KPDA call letters and Regional Mexican “La Poderosa” that was used from 2008 until the launch of the Bull in 2014 under new owners JLD Media. The previous occupant of the 101.9 frequency, Regional Mexican “La Gran D” KDBI moved to 106.3 last month. Original Report 1/6: Just before Christmas, Impact Radio Group announced the sale of 100.7 KQBL Mountain Home/Boise to JLD Media for $200,000. Now a second part of the deal has dropped. With JLD Media closing on its acquisition of Regional Mexican “101.9 La Gran D” KDBI Emmett and Spanish CHR “Latino 106.3” KQTA Homedale from Adelante Medi...Read More
Translator Sales University of Northwestern-St. Paul is selling a pair of translators to Beasley Media Group for $200,000. $150,000 is allocated towards 106.5 W293CK Clearwater, FL which will rebroadcast Business “Moneytalk 1010” WHFS Seffner/Tampa. $50,000 goes towards 104.3 W282BY Fort Myers, which will be used to rebroadcast “ESPN Deportes 770” WJBX North Fort Myers. iHeartMedia purchases 96.3 W242BF Springfield, FL from Way Media for $75,000. W242BF will be used to rebroadcast “Fox Sports 590” WDIZ Panama City. Zimmer Radio purchases the CP for 106.5 K293BW Columbia, MO from Radio Assist Ministry for $50,000. Zimmer lists 106.9 KTXY Jefferson City as the originating station. First Ventures Capital Partners sells 94.1 K231BM Poplar Bluff, MO to Eagle ...Read More
Public Radio Capital is selling 91.7 KXOT Tacoma/Seattle to Bible Broadcasting Network for $2.4 million. PRC has been seeking an operator for KXOT for a few years now. From 2006 until July 2012 KXOT was operated by the University Of Washington as KUOW2, a secondary service of their 94.9 KUOW-FM Seattle. After a period off-the-air, KXOT has simulcast the audio of cable public affairs network TVW, a local equivalent of C-SPAN since the start of 2013. Greg Guy of Patrick Communications served as the exclusive broker for the transaction
Cumulus Media purchases 101.1 W266AN Lawrenceburg, KY from Finley Willis for $5000. Cumulus intends to file an application to relocate the translator closer to Lexington where it will rebroadcast News/Talk 590 WVLK Lexington. CBL Investments is selling Classic Hits 98.9 KRQX-FM Hurricane/St. George, UT to Craig Hanson’s Redrock Broadcasting for $250,000. Hanson, the former President of Simmons Media currently operates KRQX via LMA and owns Hot AC “Mix 103.1” KURR Hildale in the St. George market. Richard Witkovski’s North Texas Radio Group is acquiring Classic Country 1550 KMAD Madill, OK from Keystone Broadcasting for $40,000. The Benett Kessler Trust transfers AC “Sierra Wave Radio” 92.5 KSRW Independence, CA and sister LPTV KSRW-LP Mammoth Lakes to Sc...Read More
The University of Virginia’s 91.1 WTJU Charlottesville, VA will begin operating Fifth Estate Broadcasting’s Full Service Talk 1430 WHAN/102.9 W275BQ Ashland, VA via LMA on Sunday, February 1. The start of the LMA will commence with a flip of WHAN/W275BQ to a simulcast of WTJU’s programming. WTJU airs a diverse format consisting of blocks of Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, and some PRX programming. StyleWeekly.com reports that WTJU is in negotiations to allow Virginia Commonwealth University’s student-run webcaster WVCW.org to broadcast on WHAN/W275BQ from 6pm-1am daily. The University of Virginia also has signed an option to buy the stations if it desires at a later date.
The sell-off of Radio Disney’s properties continues as a buyer has been found for 1480 WGFY Charlotte, NC. Charlotte Advent Media Corporation will purchase WGFY for $600,000. The new buyer is a non-profit run by President Bryan Aalborg. He serves as Lead Pastor at the Charlotte Sharon Seventh Day Adventist Church in Charlotte.
Ann Jones’ Peach Holdings is making a pair of acquisitions as it purchases Great South Wireless’ Classic Hits 97.7 WHPH Jemison, AL for $1.6 million and 99.1 W256CD Fultondale/Birmingham from Shelby Broadcast Associates for $300,000. Mary Guthrie is selling the CP for 96.7 K244EX Las Vegas to Windy City Broadcasting for $25,000. Guthrie will file an application to modify the currently licensed 4.5 watt signal within the next 30 days. Christopher Falletti sells his CP for 98.5 in Battle Mountain, NV to Fred Weinberg and Floyd Brown’s Nevada Radio LLC for $11,100. The Class C2 signal will serve the area west of Elko. Vic Michael’s Mountain Community Translators purchases 106.7 K294CH Divide/Colorado Springs from Timothy Cutforth for $10,000. Michael’s Kona Coast...Read More
Alpha Media will pay Coast Radio Group $11,150,000 for their three stations. All three stations are being considered to be part of the San Francisco market, something to keep in mind for future expansion by Alpha. Original Report 1/20: Alpha Media has acquired Coast Radio Group’s three stations between San Francisco and Sacramento. The three stations all air Adult Contemporary formats with identical “Your Hometown Station” positioning. 92.1 KKDV Walnut Creek serves the Diablo Valley east of Oakland. 95.3 KUIC Vacaville covers the area stretching from the Napa Valley over to the western suburbs of Sacramento. 101.7 KKIQ Livermore serves the bulk of the East Bay south of Oakland. Alpha will assume control of the stations via LMA on February 1. Alpha Media of Portland, Orego...Read More
The Word Network has closed on its purchase of 910 WFDF and has flipped the station to Gospel/Preaching as “The Word Network Radio“. Original Report 11/18: Radio Disney has announced the sale of another one of their remaining stations. 910 WFDF Farmington Hills/Detroit will be transferred to Adell Broadcasting’s The Word Network for $3 million. Run by Kevin Adell, The Word Network operates an Urban Gospel based television network carried on TV subchannels and on cable. The company also owns independent WADL-TV 38. WFDF operates with 50kW daytime and 25kW nightime power.
Gore-Overgaard Broadcasting partner Cordell Overgaard is taking full control of Brokered Asian 900 KBIF Fresno as his Cordell Overgaard Trust pays $410,000 for the 45.5% of the station he doesn’t already own. Open Sky Radio Corp. purchases “Radio Free Nevada” 89.1 KXNV Sun Valley/Reno from Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada for $1. Jeffrey K. Haines sells AC “Fox 107.7” WFXX Georgiana, AL to Jeremy and Sarah Wolff’s Fox Broadcasting Corporation for $600,000. Impact Radio Group adds a pair of Boise area translator Construction Permits. Community Media Assistance Project sells 92.7 K224EP Horseshoe Bend, ID and Boise Community Radio Project sells 102.3 K272FL Eagle, ID. Both translator purchase prices are $85,000 and Impact indicates that “My ...Read More