101.5 Roanoke

Station Sales Week Of 10/27

William and Susan Amos’ Community Media Group is selling AAA “101.5 The Mountain” WVMP Vinton/Roanoke VA to Todd Robinson’s Lynchburg Radio Group for $250,000. Robinson’s WVJT Inc. previously filed to purchase the station in August 2016 for $600,000 but that deal was later withdrawn. WVMP began simulcasting on 102.5 WBZS Shawsville in January. Michael ‘Buzz Corona’ Hernandez’s Western Radio Ltd. purchases 690 KWRP/93.9 K230BZ Pueblo and 100.3 K262BB Boone CO from United States CP for $80,000. Hernandez had been programming the stations and 94.7 KFVR-FM Beulah as Classic Hip-Hop “The Buzz” for previous LMA operator SoCo Radio. Three months after acquiring 102.3 KHKF Island City OR for $50,000, Xana Oregon sells it and 101.3 K267CE ...[Read More]

WVMP Rebrands As The Mountain

In addition to adding its simulcast on 102.5 WBZS Shawsville in December, Community Media Group AAA “101.5 The Valley’s Music Place” WVMP Vinton/Roanoke VA has rebranded as “101.5/102.5 The Mountain“. Original Report 12/14/16: After its failed sale to WVTJ Inc., Community Media Group AAA “101.5 The Valley’s Music Place” WVMP Vinton/Roanoke VA has added a second signal. The AAA format has replaced Three Daughters Media’s Talk programming on 102.5 WBZS Shawsville expanding the station’s programming to the Blacksburg/Christiansburg area southwest of Roanoke including Virginia Tech University. The change took place at some point in November.

Station Sales Week Of 10/28

Station Sales Quicksilver Broadcasting sells Classic Rock “Z104” 104.1 WMZK and Classic Country “730 The Patriot” WJMT Merrill/Wausau WI to WRVM Inc. for $260,000. WRVM will convert both stations to non-commercial simulcasts of Christian 102.7 WRVM Suring WI. Broadway Media sells Silent 107.9 KAOX Shelley/Idaho Falls ID to Frandsen Media for $25,000. As part of the deal Frandsen will also assume Broadway’s obligations for the frequency changes required at 99.1 KNYN Fort Bridger WY (to 103.9), 103.9 KGNT Smithfield UT (to 99.1), and 95.9 KLZX Tremonton UT (to 99.9 Weston ID) as part of previous upgrades to allow Broadway’s predecesors to upgrade their signals in the Salt Lake City market. KAOX previously completed its move from 107.3 in Kemmerer WY. Deser...[Read More]

WVJT Inc. Acquires 101.5 WVMP Roanoke

Todd Robinson’s WVJT Inc. has agreed to acquire AAA “101.5 The Valley’s Music Place” WVMP Vinton/Roanoke VA from Dr. William Amos’ Community Media Group for $600,000. Robinson began operating WVMP via LMA on August 1. The station joins a Roanoke/Lynchburg cluster that includes Hot AC 93.7 WKHF Lynchburg, Classic Rock “97.9 The Planet” WZZU Lynchburg, “Oldies 103.9/106.9” WHTU Big Island/106.9 WZZI Bedford. WVJT LLC has agreed to purchase 1.2kW AAA WVMP-FM (101.5) in Roanoke, VA, from Community Media Group LLC for $600,000. The buyer is headed by Todd Robinson, who owns radio stations in Lynchburg, Bedford, Covington, Clifton Forge and Lewisburg, WV. The seller is headed by Dr. William E. Amos, who holds no other broadcast interests, but...[Read More]

FCC Applications 7/12: Boosting Roanoke’s Music Place

We apologize for the delay in posting as the FCC database was offline most of the weekend. Station Moves Community Media Group AAA “101.5 The Music Place” WVMP Vinton, VA applies to relocate to the top of Mill Mountain just outside Roanoke where it will operate with 1.2kW at 198 meters (Coverage Map).

Station Sales Week Of 10/24

Edward Walker’s Cityworks Community Broadcasting is selling AAA “101.5 The Music Place” WVMP Vinton/Roanoke, VA to William Amos’ Community Media Group for $175,000. iHeartMedia acquires the CP for 93.3 W227CX Magnolia Park/West Palm Beach from Way Media for $100,000. W227CX will rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 92.1 WRLX West Palm Beach. Shamrock Communications purchases the CP for 106.1 K291BX Las Vegas from Broadcast Towers for $15,000. Jonah Creek Media is disbanding its operations in two transfers. 88.9 KXMP Blowout and 99.1 K256BX Luckenbach, TX will be transferred to the newly formed Sun Radio Foundation. 100.1 K261DW Austin will go to Township Media, LLC doing business as SunRadio.com. Both transfers are for no consideration. All three frequencies will continu...[Read More]