1490 Duluth

Station Sales Week Of 8/31

Daniel and Alana Hatfield’s Twin Ports Radio is restructuring as the couple sells a 60% stake in the company to John David Linder and Dwayne Megaw for $14. Upon completion of the deal Daniel Hatfield’s stake in the company will drop from 50 to 40 percent, Linder will own 40%, and Megaw the other 20%. Alana Hatfield’s 50% stake will be eliminated. Twin Ports Radio owns Sports “92.1 The Fan” WWAX Hermantown and “The Jock” 1490 KJOQ/100.9 K265DO Duluth MN. Bob & Ashley Stevens’ Broadcast Communications purchased the license assets of 1410 KQV Pittsburgh PA in January for $55,000. Now as they prepare to move the station to a new transmitter site, they are transferring the station to their Broadcast Educational Communications Inc. for no char...[Read More]

Red Rock Radio Sells Last Two Duluth Stations

After selling off its other Duluth MN stations to Midwest Communications and Minnesota Public Radio, Red Rock Radio has found a buyer for Sports “92.1 The Fan” WWAX Hermantown and 1490 KQDS Duluth. Dan Hatfield’s Twin Ports Radio LLC will acquire both stations for $200,000. Northpine.com reports that Hatfield, who also serves as head of local Christian network Refuge Media Group, will move the stations into the studios of network flagship 89.5 WJRF Duluth while retaining the current Sports format. Twin Ports Radio will begin operating WWAX and KQDS via Time Brokerage Agreement on Monday, May 1. This is to announce that a contract has been signed and an application is being filed with the FCC for the assignment of radio stations WWAX(FM), Hermantown, and KQDS(AM), Duluth, ...[Read More]

Sports Coming To FM In Duluth

Red Rock Radio has announced the flip of Hot AC “Nu 92” WWAX Hermantown/Duluth to Sports “92.1 The Fan” will take place on Monday, March 2. As expected WWAX will simulcast the programming currently heard on 1490 KQDS with most originating from iHeartMedia’s 100.3 KFXN-FM Minneapolis. Red Rock Radio is proud to unveil the first-ever FM sports radio station in the Duluth-Superior market. Effective March 2, 2015, WWAX-FM 92.1 will be known as “92.1 The Fan.” 92.1 The Fan will continue to carry programming from KFXN-FM 100.3 in Minneapolis, highlighted by the Powertrip Morning Show (5:30am-9am weekdays), Paul Allen (9am-noon), “The Common Man” Dan Cole (noon-3pm), and Dan Barreiro (3pm-6:30pm). The Fan will also lead the way in local sports coverage. Starting with...[Read More]