Adams Sells WLYV Fort Wayne

Oldies 104.3 1450 WLYV Fort Wayne 101.1 WIOE WarsawBrian Walsh will pay $200,000 for 1450 WLYV/104.3 W282CH Fort Wayne IN.

Original Report 5/24: Adams Radio Group has sold Oldies “104.3 WLYV” 1450 WLYV/104.3 W282CH Fort Wayne IN to Brian Walsh.

Walsh owns Oldies 101.1 WIOE-FM South Whitley/Warsaw, which serves the area west of Fort Wayne. Following the sale Adams will still retain 1 AM, 4 FMs, and 2 HD fed translators in the Fort Wayne market.

This is to announce that a contract has been signed and an application has been filed with the FCC for the transfer of radio stations WLYV-AM and W282CH, Ft. Wayne, Indiana from Adams Radio Group, LLC to Brian Walsh of Warsaw Indiana.

The Seller, Adams Radio Group, LLC, is a Minnesota-based company headed by Ron Stone. Adams Radio Group owns stations serving Indiana, New Mexico, Maryland, and Florida.
The Buyer, Brian Walsh, is owner of WIOE-FM, South Whitley, operating from Warsaw Indiana.

WLYV-AM operates at 1450 kHz, with 1 kW day/night. W282CH-FX operates at 104.3 MHz, with .25 kW at 285” HAAT.

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  1. dudefromva says


    A neat little piece of (now related) trivia here. WIOE used to be an LPFM station. It had done sooo well, Walsh was able to buy the 101.1 signal (which has sat silent for awhile) and move WIOE there, selling the LPFM to another group. 🙂

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