iHeartMedia Swaps Four From Aloha Station Trust To EMF For Six Translators
The Aloha Stations Trust was created in 2008 after the privatization of then-Clear Channel Communications eliminated grandfathered ownership of stations and requiring divestitures of stations.
Eleven years later thirteen stations remain in the trust, but four of them are now on their way to a new home as iHeartMedia will swap Classic Rock “Eagle 102.3” WEKL Augusta GA, Variety Hits “Steve-FM” 106.1 WSFF Vinton/Roanoke and simulcaster 101.7 WSNZ Lynchburg VA, and Classic Country “107.1 The Bear” WLRX Ironton OH/Huntington WV to Educational Media Foundation for six translators.
The six translators are all already operated by iHeartMedia via lease. They are:
The Aloha Station Trust will still hold nine licenses in Albuquerque, Bismarck, Dayton, Frederick MD, Huntington WV, and Lexington KY.