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Townsquare Acquires Two & Divests One In Tuscaloosa

The second half of the Tuscaloosa deal has been filed. Townsquare will divest 99.1 WDGM Greensboro AL to Educational Media Foundation for 100.9 W265CG Tuscaloosa and $100,000. EMF will flip WDGM to its Christian AC “K-Love” network as a satellite rebroadcaster of 91.9 KLVR Middletown CA. Townsquare will use their new translator to rebroadcast an HD subchannel of 92.9 WTUG-FM Northport. Original Report 5/3: Townsquare Media is purchasing Classic Country simulcast “Catfish Country” 102.9 WNPT-FM Marion and 1230 WTBC/100.1 W261BT Tuscaloosa AL from John Sisty Enterprises for $550,000. To stay under the ownership limits for the market Townsquare will divest Sports “Tide 99.1” WDGM Greensboro AL to a currently unknown buyer. WTBC and WNPT-FM will join a Towns...[Read More]

Translator Report 7/11

With the July 4 holiday, its been a quiet start to the month on the translator front. Here’s the rundown of the big moves since our last report. Maverick Media has acquired W262BR Beloit, WI from Edgewater Broadcasting for $45,000 and has begun the process of moving the station to Rockford, IL. The moves will bump the translator from 4 watts on 100.3 to 230 watts on 100.5 where it will move to the same tower as new sister Active Rock “104.9 The X” WXRX. As we mentioned in the Independence Day Format Change Rundown, Clear Channel has begun programming EMF Broadcasting’s 103.1 K276EL San Marcos, TX. The translator which is now simulcasting Sports “1300 The Zone” KVET Austin has a newly acquired Construction Permit to move to Austin with 250 watts. North of...[Read More]