Station Sales Week Of 3/9: Station Swap In Northern Michigan

Straits Country 95.3 WWSS GaylordDavid Smith will swap Country “Straits Country 95.3” WWSS Tuscarora Township MI to Black Diamond Broadcast Holdings for Classic Rock “97.1 The Bear” WCHY Cheboygan. The two companies will retain their intellectual properties with both formats and call letters exchanging places via LMA on Tuesday, March 13. WCHY will continue to simulcast sister 98.1 WGFN Glen Arbor/Traverse City.

After operating Gospel “Power 1220” WENC Whiteville NC via LMA since 1995, Godwin Communications will purchase the station from DHA Communications for $9,370.

The previously announced sale of 88.5 WMCE-FM Erie from Mercyhurst University to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine was filed with the FCC showing a purchase price of $275,000.

Commonwealth Broadcasting sells Sports “ESPN 1430” WXAM Buffalo KY and the CP for 93.7 W229DB Buffalo to Lincoln Radio LLC for $96,000.

Translator Sales

Broadway Media is acquiring 105.5 K288GY Tooele/Salt Lake City UT from Radio Rancho LLC for $210,000. K288GY began rebroadcasting Broadway Media’s Country “101.5 The Eagle” KEGA Oakley via 105.1 KUDD-HD2 American Fork earlier this year.

Cimarron Communications donates 99.9 K260BZ Aspen CO to the Pitkin County Translator Department. K260BZ will rebroadcast Entravision’s Regional Mexican “La TriColor 107.1” KPVW Aspen.

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