1500 New York

WGHT Signs-Off

Following its donation to the Borough of Pompton Lakes, Mariana Broadcasting’s Full Service Oldies “North Jersey 1500” WGHT Pompton Lakes NJ signed off at 2:00 this afternoon. NorthJersey.com reports that the staff was required by the borough to vacate by 2:00 when they were expected to do a walk-through of the property. The paper also reports that the borough was in talks with William Paterson University to operate the station until the school broke off talks yesterday over budgetary issues. Mayor Michael Serra was quoted, “We do not want to see the radio station end. We would love to just have it going the way that it was. That’s not going to work. If another group comes forward and has some interest in running a radio station, they should put together a pre...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 9/30: KAHM Goes To La Campesina

The Cesar Chavez Foundation’s Farmworker Educational Radio Network is continuing its growth in Phoenix with the purchase of Southwest FM Broacasting’s Beautiful Music 102.1 KAHM and 101.7 K269EE Prescott and Southwest Broadcasting’s Talk 1490 KYCA/97.1 K246BI/103.5 K278CN Prescott AZ for $2.5 million through a new Phoenix Radio Broadcasting holding company. Phoenix Radio Broadcasting will pay $1.7 million for KAHM and K269EE and $800,000 for co-owned KYCA/K246BI/K278CN. KAHM holds a Construction Permit to relocate to Spring Valley AZ from the tower utilized by Riviera Broadcasting’s “Power 98.3” KKFR Mayer with 25.5kW/852m that requires the move of 94.3 KBUX Quartzsite AZ to 96.5 (now completed) and 101.9 KVGG Salome to 96.5. The buyer will also take on ...[Read More]