WTPA Harrisburg Sold To EMF

92.1 WTPA Harrisburg RockPatrick Sickafus has sold Rock 92.1 WTPA Palmyra/Harrisburg PA to Educational Media Foundation for $750,000.

The station will become part of EMF’s “K-Love” Christian AC network which is currently heard in Harrisburg on 101.7 W269AS Carlisle.

Sickafus purchased the station from Cumulus’ Potential Broadcasting Trust in 2012 for $530,000. Cumulus moved the Rock format from 93.5 to 92.1 as part of its mandated spin-offs to complete its then acquisition of Citadel. The station has featured a Rock format dating back to its launch on 104.1 in 1980. It then moved to 93.5 in 1985 and 92.1 in 2011.

The seller is a touring Country artist under the name Pat Garrett who owns a sheepskin store and Classic Country 1510 WWSM Annvile-Cleona.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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