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

StationStateSellerBuyerPriceTo Rebroadcast
96.3 W242BS PlattsburghNYMontpelier BroadcastingA&J Radio$140,000
Including WTWK
1070 WTWK Plattsburgh
92.3 W222AT HamiltonNYState University Of New YorkWURD Radio$75,000900 WURD Philadelphia PA
101.1 W266CL MarathonNYState University Of New YorkWXXI Public Broadcasting$50,0001370 WXXI Rochester
94.1 W231BI UticaNYRadio-OneBeasley Media$400,0001330 WRCA Watertown MA
96.3 W242AL BuskirkNYNortheast Gospel BroadcastingAbsolute Broadcasting$75,00091.9 WNGN Argyle NY
98.9 W255CS ScotlandPATemple UniversitySteel City Radio$15,0001250 WYYC York
92.1 W221DG ExtonPATemple UniversityBroadcast Sciences$10,00090.1 WRTI Philadelphia
98.5 W253AF BenningtonVTNortheast Gospel BroadcastingAbsolute Broadcasting$75,000900 WGHM Nashua NH
94.5 W233BW SandwichILSpirit Education AssociationAmerican Education Foundation$30,000107.1 WSPY-FM Plano
99.9 W260CP AngolaINCSN InternationalWJER Radio$40,0001450 WJER Dover-New Philadelphia OH
102.3 K272FF GrantsNMNative American Christian VoiceSange de Cristo Broadcasting$30,0001150 DKDEF Albuquerque
98.7 K254CP RoswellNMStellar MediaPermian Basin Radio$01230 KOZA Odessa TX
92.1 K221GA CorningCANevada City Community Broadcast GroupResults Radio of Chico$15,0001600 KUBA Yuba City
98.3 K252DO MaderaCAFirst Ventures Capital PartnersKAHI Corporation$28,50091.1 KLVY Fairmead
97.5 K248CJ Brenham

100.9 K265EU Huntsville
TXHouston Christian BroadcastersElohim Group$100,00091.1 KNLY New Waverly
104.1 K281CL Carson CityNVEastern Sierra BroadcastingElohim Group$01430 KVVN Santa Clara CA
107.7 W299CA StatesboroGARadio StatesboroBeasley Media$50,0001490 WAZZ Fayetteville NC
99.3 W257AR DonelsonTNMoody Bible InstituteCrawford Broadcasting$50,000850 WXJC Birmingham AL
104.7 W284BO Lake PlacidFLRadio 74 InternationaleSalem Media$35,000950 WTLN Orlando
92.3 W222BW Bristol

102.9 W275CD Vinton
VAVirginia Tech FoundationMel Wheeler Inc.$125,000960 WFIR Roanoke

610 WPLY Roanoke
99.5 K258CH BakerLACameron CraveyNew South Radio$48,000930 WSFZ Jackson MS
98.3 K252FL Port LavacaTXWendolynn TellezLa Promesa Foundation$45,0001430 KSHJ Houston
100.5 K263BJ RichlandWAJacobs Radio ProgrammingXL Media$50,0001560 KZIZ Pacific
95.7 K239BK HebbronvilleTXArmida SailleRoyal Flush LLC$50,0001260 KLGO Elgin
100.3 K262CE Deer ParkWACommunity Media Assistance ProjectRound-Up Radio$20,0001290 KUMA Pendleton OR
103.1 K276FB SchuylerNEFlood CommunicationsScripps Broadcasting$38,000590 KXSP Omaha
99.9 K260CN Klamath JunctionORMedia EyeKORE Broadcasting$25,5001050 KORE Springfield-Eugene OR
93.5 W228AB Paramount

93.5 W228AM Frederick
MDAmerican UniversityManning Broadcasting$100,000106.9 WWEG Myersville
99.3 W257DB PlainvilleGACalhoun Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchSand Mountain Advertising$25,0001500 WVSM Rainsville AL
101.3 W267BT WoodstockVTVermont Public RadioBlount Broadcasting$80,0001550 WSDK Bloomfield CT
104.5 W283BZ AltoonaPAColonial Radio Group of WilliamsportMagnum Broadcasting$55,000970 WBLF Bellefonte
105.1 W286BJ ReynoldsGAFamily StationsJackson Telecasters$50,0001370 WDEF Chattanooga TN
107.9 W300CF HillsboroOHJames OrebaughAdams Radio Group$23,0001450 WLYV Fort Wayne IN
96.5 K243AV PinehurstTXEducational Media FoundationEntercom$70,0001350 WWWL New Orleans LA
93.1 K226BX SpearmanTXTop O' Texas Educational BroadcastingEagle Communications$30,0001590 KVGB Great Bend KS
93.5 K228EL Hawthorne

100.5 K263BL Carson City
NVAmerican Educational BroadcastingRadio Santisimo Sacramento$80,0001240 KCVV Sacramento CA

1340 KPYV Oroville CA
100.3 K262CJ PendletonORAlexandra CommunicationsCaam Partnership$35,0001520 KKXA Snohomish
105.9 K290AX Sweet HomeORGospel EchoS-R Broadcasting$25,0001380 KRKO Everett WA
106.1 K291CB Carson CityNVAmerican Educational BroadcastingMapleton Communications$40,0001670 KNRO Redding CA
103.3 K277CE FallonNVHispanic Family Christian NetworkHuth Penney Broadcasting$54,0001370 KRAC Red Bluff CA
106.3 W292DO MiddleburyINProgressive Broadcasting SystemGoodrich Radio$34,0001680 WPRR Ada
89.1 W206BH Lyons FallsNYSt. Lawrence UniversityCram Communications$75,0001300 WOSW Fulton
StationStateSellerBuyerPriceTo Rebroadcast

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