Coming up on the ten year anniversary of “M99.5” KMRJ dropping Alternative, the format has finally returned to the market. Marker Broadcasting launched “Alt 101.5” K268AH Palm Springs via 95.9 KJJZ-HD2 Indian Wells on Saturday, January 28. Marker purchased K268AH from Educational Media Foundation last October for $200,000. The launch coincides with its upgrade from 10 watts to 250 watts.
Hearst News/Talk 1090 WBAL Baltimore has found its path to FM as the company purchases the CP for 101.5 W268BA Church Hill MD from Hope Christian Church of Marlton for $650,000. Educational Media Foundation sells 101.5 K268AH Palm Springs CA to Marker Broadcasting for $200,000 to rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 95.9 KJJZ Indian Wells. The translator became redundant to EMF when it acquired what is now 105.1 KLXB Bermuda Dunes. EMF is also buying in multiple areas. It will pay Audion Communications $250,000 for the CP of 104.1 KRXC Murrieta/Temecula CA to join its Christian CHR “Air 1” network. EMF will also acquire “Christian 107.3” WCLN-FM Clinton/Fayetteville NC from Christian Listening Network for $1.2 million. WCLN-FM will join its Christian AC “K-LoveR...[Read More]
Station Sales Educational Media Foundation is purchasing two stations and four translators from Family Stations. 89.5 KIFR Fort Dodge IA, 90.7 KEAF Fort Smith AR, 88.7 K204CL Smith River CA, 89.5 K208FV Ames IA, 91.3 K217BJ Banning CA, and 101.5 K268AH Palm Springs CA will go to EMF for $553,750. Cody West sells Country 1490 KZZN Littlefield, TX to Monte Spearman’s High Plains Radio Network for $100,000. Billy Hugh Williams transfers News/Talk 810 WCTA Alamo, TN to Alamo Media for $1 and the forgiveness of and forebearance of debt to prevent a foreclosure. Southeast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center sells News/Talk 1540 KLKC and Variety Hits “93.5 Max-FM” KLKC-FM Parsons, KS to Parsons Media Group for $30,000 and five 30 second commercials per day for two years. S...[Read More]