Mountain Radio Group has flipped its recently acquired 1530 KQSC and 107.3 K294CH Colorado Springs CO to Country “Mountain Country“. The station is focusing on what it considers “traditional country” as well as Red Dirt Country normally only heard in Texas and Oklahoma. Owner Dave West previously spent eleven years overseeing Air Force Academy’s cadet-run “97.7 KAFA” and ten years on-air for Jones Radio Networks. He purchased then Silent 1530 KKHI last summer for $200,000. KQSC staffers includes Derek Shane and Jason Laird serving as on-air hosts and sales personnel. Lo Harris is on-air and Public Relations Director.
Station Sales Radio Disney continues its sell-off as 1580 KMIK Tempe/Phoenix, AZ goes to Jacob Barker’s Gabrielle Broadcasting for $1.4 million. Barker is President/General Manager of Sewanee Phoenix Holding’s Christian Preaching “1280 The Trumpet” KXEG Phoenix. Dreamcatcher Communications is converting their LMA of Hot AC “99.5 The Edge” WAOL Ripley, OH from Queen Cities Broadcasting into a $340,000 purchase. Dreamcatcher owns three other stations in the West Union, OH/Flemingsburg, KY area southeast of Cincinnati. Richard Gillenwaters’ Mountain Radio Group is acquiring an AM and translator in Colorado Springs from two of Vic Michael’s holding companies. Silent 1530 KKHI Colorado Springs goes from Kona Coast Radio, while 106.7 K294CH Divide ...[Read More]
Ann Jones’ Peach Holdings is making a pair of acquisitions as it purchases Great South Wireless’ Classic Hits 97.7 WHPH Jemison, AL for $1.6 million and 99.1 W256CD Fultondale/Birmingham from Shelby Broadcast Associates for $300,000. Mary Guthrie is selling the CP for 96.7 K244EX Las Vegas to Windy City Broadcasting for $25,000. Guthrie will file an application to modify the currently licensed 4.5 watt signal within the next 30 days. Christopher Falletti sells his CP for 98.5 in Battle Mountain, NV to Fred Weinberg and Floyd Brown’s Nevada Radio LLC for $11,100. The Class C2 signal will serve the area west of Elko. Vic Michael’s Mountain Community Translators purchases 106.7 K294CH Divide/Colorado Springs from Timothy Cutforth for $10,000. Michael’s Kona Coast...[Read More]
Station Sales Radio Disney continued the sell-off of its stations with 1560 WQEW New York going to Family Radio and The Word Network purchasing 910 WFDF Farmington Hills/Detroit. In other previously reported deals this week, Simmons Media purchased Spanish Peaks Broadcasting’s cluster in Missoula, MT and Idaho Wireless purchased Pacific Empire Broadcasting’s 102.5 KMGI and 930 KSEI Pocatello, ID. Morgantown, WV and Southwestern Pennsylvania will be gaining a new commercial FM as Robert and Ashley Stevens’ Broadcast Communications purchases 106.9 WRIJ Masontown, PA from He’s Alive, Inc or $350,000. The purchase includes an application to convert the station to commercial operation where it will become a sister to Rock 103.1 WKVE Mount Pleasant, PA. WRIJ’s curre...[Read More]