Station Sales Week Of 6/14
Charles Hall sells Alternative “X106.9” KMZK Clifton/Grand Junction CO to Western Slope Communications for $200,000. The buyer owns six stations across Western Colorado including Classic Rock “Drive 105” 105.3 KZKS Rifle and Classic Country “The Range” 105.7 KWGL Ouray in the Grand Junction market and is co-owned with Four Corners Broadcasting that owns four stations and six translators in the Durango market.
KSBJ Educational Foundation purchases Classic Hits “92.3 The Eagle” KETX-FM Livingston TX from Telcom Supply LLC for $385,000 and has flipped the station to a simulcast of Christian AC 89.3 KSBJ-FM Houston via LMA. The seller retains Sports “1440 The Score” KETX Livingston and is keeping the former format operating as a webcaster.
Robert and Tiffany Clutter sell Coffee County Broadcasters and its News/Talk “Thunder Radio” 1320 WMSR/107.9 W300BL Manchester TN and 106.7 W294CV Tullahoma TN to Josh and Holly Peterson for $650,000.
Lardog Communications donates Silent 1300 KROP Brawley CA to The Voice of International Christian Evangelism for no consideration. KROP went silent in August 2018 after equipment failure caused by a lightning strike.
Jeff Kierce’s JDK Radio buys Silent 1240 WULA/96.5 W243EJ and 97.9 WYDK Eufaula AL from Sound Ideas LLC for $150,000. The stations have mostly been silent since September 2016 due to lack of a Time Brokerage Agreement to operate the station.
Earl & Ruth Thompson’s Okaloosa Public Radio sells Southern Gospel 90.1 WTJT Baker/Fort Walton Beach FL to Florala Broadcasting for $850,000. Florala owns Classic Hits 1230 WKWL Florala AL and Talk 1380 WGYV Greenville AL.
Michael Piazza (not that one) sells his three Arizona translators to Ken Brentliger’s LPFM Broadcasting for $5000. The translators involved are 93.5 K228XO Flagstaff (rebroadcasting 930 KAFF Flagstaff), 99.3 K257CD Phoenix (rebroadcasting 1580 KQFN Tempe), and 103.9 K280GH Prescott (rebroadcasting 1450 KNOT Prescott).