Radio Disney has finally found a buyer for the last of the seven stations it put up for sale last June. 1190 KPHN Kansas City goes to the locally based Catholic Radio Network for $700,000. Catholic Radio Network already owns 1090 KEXS Excelsior Springs in the Kansas City market along with seven additional stations in Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. The addition of KPHN will give the group a 24 hour signal in Kansas City. KEXS is licensed to operate with 8kW daytime and 4 kW critical hours, while 1190 gives it a 5kw daytime and 500 watt nighttime operation.
Update 12/8: When Salem returns 99.5 KDIS-FM Little Rock to the air, it will do so as Christian Preaching “Faith Talk 99.5” KSLR-FM. FaithTalk995.com, FaithTalkLittleRock.com, and KSLRFM.com were all registered by Salem on Friday. While awaiting FCC approval for the purchase of the station, Salem has also applied to boost the station’s facilities. KDIS-FM has applied to upgrade its Class A signal from 3kW at 95 meters to 6kW, while retaining the same tower height and location. Update 10/30: Disney has announced buyers for three of the now dark stations. 99.5 KDIS-FM Little Rock and 1160 KRDY San Antonio have been sold to Salem Communications for $2 Million. KDIS-FM will be Salem’s first station in Little Rock, while KRDY will join Christian Preaching 630 KSLR and Co...[Read More]