1060 New Orleans

FCC Report 6/25

Blue Sky Broadcasting AAA 95.3 KPND Deer Park/Spokane WA seeks to move to the tower of sister Country 102.3 KICR Coeur D'alene ID with 100kW/572m. Following its pending move from 97.3 to 96.5, 1TV.com applies to increase KIKO-FM Claypool AZ from a Class C2 to Class C with 34kW/966m. The move will extend the 60dBu contour of the station into the eastern suburbs of Phoenix. Alpha Media Urban AC "Magic 101.3" WMJM Jeffersontown/Louisville KY seeks to increase from 2kW/59m to 6kW/59m.

Station Sales Week Of 9/18

Station Sales After its sale to Compass Radio Group did not close, Fidelity Broadcasting has resold AC “94.5 The Tide” WYEZ Murrells Inlet and Soft AC “Easy 105.9/100.7” WEVZ North Myrtle Beach/WGTN-FM Andrews, SC to Byrne Acquisition Group for $1.316 million. Byrne owns Sports “105.5 The Roar” WCCP-FM/1560 WAHT Clemson SC, WBUW-TV Janesville WI, and an LPTV in Hilton Head Island. 810 Incorporated sells Brokered 810 WEDO McKeesport, PA to Broadcast Communications, Inc. for $175,000. Buyer Bob Stevens told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review he will pair WEDO with 92.3 W222CB Irwin consolidating programming currently heard on 770 WKFB Jeanette/97.5 W248AR Monroeville, which will launch a new music format serving Pittsburgh’s eastern suburbs. Donald Pugh’s Eternity Media Gr...[Read More]

Communicom Stations Sold Out Of Bankruptcy

Update 6/25: The four buyers have been revealed for the stations auctioned off on behalf of Communicom bringing in a total of $2.15 million. Gospel “Rejoice 1440” WDRJ Inkster/Detroit goes to TFG Holdings/Great Lakes Radio-Detroit for $375,000. First Citizens Bank & Trust, the lender for Christian Preaching 1060 WLNO New Orleans receives that station for $725,000. The two Phoenix stations were split to two separate owners. Buford Ortale gains 1280 KXEG Phoenix for $500,000, while Salem Communications adds Christian Preaching 1010 KXXT Tolleson for $575,000. Salem already owns Conservative Talk “960 The Patriot” KKNT and Christian Preaching “Faith Talk 1360” KPXQ in the market. Robert J. Mancini of Media Services Group has been appointed as Chief Tra...[Read More]