Station Sales Week Of 7/29: Starboard Media Acquires Fort Myers Trio
Starboard 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.
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.
|96.3 W242BS Plattsburgh||NY||Montpelier Broadcasting||A&J Radio|| $140,000|
|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|