Dan Hatfield’s Twin Ports Radio LLC will acquire both stations for $200,000. Northpine.com reports that Hatfield, who also serves as head of local Christian network Refuge Media Group, will move the stations into the studios of network flagship 89.5 WJRF Duluth while retaining the current Sports format.
Twin Ports Radio will begin operating WWAX and KQDS via Time Brokerage Agreement on Monday, May 1.
This is to announce that a contract has been signed and an application is being filed with the FCC for the assignment of radio stations WWAX(FM), Hermantown, and KQDS(AM), Duluth, both located in Minnesota, from Red Rock Radio Corp. to Twin Ports Radio, LLC.
The Seller, Red Rock Radio Corporation, is a Minnesota-based company headed by Kathy Lau and Shawn Skramstad.
The Buyer, Twin Ports Radio, LLC, is headed by Dan Hatfield. These will be Twin Ports Radio’s first radio stations.
WWAX(FM) operates at 92.1 MHz, with 5.4 kW at 705’ HAAT. KQDS(AM) operates at 1490 kHz, with 1.0 kW day and 1.0 kW night.
KALIL & CO., INC. represented Red Rock Radio Corp. in this transaction, and Steve Moravec of Phoenix Media Group, LLC assisted Twin Ports Radio.