1550 Denver

Cloud Launches In Boulder

MainStreet Media of Colorado has debuted Adult Alternative “96.9 The Cloud” 1550 KKCL Golden/96.9 K245AD Arvada CO targeting Boulder. KKCL is positioning as “Modern Music with Less Talk” and featuring Alanis Morrissette, Elvis Costello, Sarah McLachlan and U2 as core artists. It joins a crowded AAA marketplace in the Denver market including iHeart’s 97.3 KBCO Boulder/Denver, “Open Air” 102.3 KVOQ Greenwood Village, and “The Colorado Sound” 105.5 KJAC Tinmath.

Station Sales Week Of 11/13: A New Cloud To Rise Over Boulder

Station Sales After selling 94.1 K231BQ Golden CO to iHeartMedia, Marc Paskin’s Marco Broadcasting Corporation winds down operations with the sale of 1550 KBUD Golden/Denver to Chuck Lontine’s Marconi Wireless of Colorado for $25,000. Lontine’s group is planning on launching “96.9 The Cloud” K245AD Arvada/Boulder in early 2016, which KBUD could serve as originating signal. In addition to beginning to operate 590 KFNS Wood River IL/St. Louis via LMA, Markel Radio Group LLC will acquire the station for $250,000 plus an additional $50,000 in fees from Detalus Consulting, the bankruptcy receiver for Grand Slam Sports. Prior to the sale closing, Markel will end its LMA with 1380 KXFN St. Louis. Grand Crown Resorts of Pigeon Forge sells Silent 930 WSEV Sevierville T...[Read More]

KOA Adds FM Simulcast; Christmas Debuts On 107.9 Denver

iHeartMedia News/Talk 850 KOA Denver officially announced the launch of its simulcast on 94.1 K231BQ Golden/KBCO-HD3 during this evening’s Denver Broncos pre-game show. In a few weeks 94.1 K231AA Boulder (which currently rebroadcasts CHR “95.7 The Party” KPTT) will also begin simulcasting KOA as the two translator signals are synchronized to maximize coverage. KOA had quietly been rebroadcasting on 107.9 K300CP Denver for the past couple years. With the addition of the two 94.1 translators, K300CP/103.5 KRFX-HD2 have begun stunting as “Colorado Christmas 107.9“. The former “Smokin 94.1” format continues for now on 1550 KBUD Golden and online. iHeartMedia Denver announced today the addition of an FM simulcast for KOA NewsRadio. Effective immediately...[Read More]

Mile High Sports To Return 6/29

Mile High Sports Radio will return to Denver on Monday, June 29. Afternoon host Eric Goodman tweeted to a listener that the station will be heard on 1340 KVOQ with an FM signal to follow. @chizman69 @Gilfest We will be relaunching on Monday, June 29th on AM 1340 with our FM soon to follow… Thanks for your patience! — Eric Goodman (@EricGoodman) June 8, 2015 Colorado Public Radio is in the process of swapping KVOQ to Cedar Cove Broadcasting for 88.3 KRKY-FM Fort Collins. Original Report 5/21: With Marc Paskin’s Marco Broadcasting closing on its $875,000 acquisition of 1550 KDCO/94.1 K231BQ Golden, CO/Denver from 4-K’s LLLP, “Mile High Sports Radio” has lost its on-air home. A message on the station’s website states: Mile High Sports Radio is making changes! In ...[Read More]

Pot Rock Smokes Into Denver

With the exit of “Mile High Sports Radio“, Marco Broadcasting has relaunched 1550 KDCO/94.1 K231BQ Golden/Denver, CO as “Smokin 94.1” KBUD. Featuring a mix of Rock hits and marijuana themed programming, KBUD will also air the syndicated Bubba The Love Sponge in mornings. The station is focusing on the niche of weed smokers in the first state to legalize marijuana, just like the short-lived on-air version of “K-High” in Colorado Springs. Denver has a new morning show on a brand new radio station. The Bubba the Love Sponge Show ® will lead off when Smokin 94.1 debuts early Monday. The four-hour show featuring Bubba, Ned, Manson and 25 Cent, will air Monday through Friday from 6-10 am on the first station in the United States to specifically target people w...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of 2/27

Station Sales Just months after closing on its acquisition of “Mile High Sports” 1550 KDCO/94.1 K231BQ Golden/Denver, CO, 4-K’s LLLP is transferring the duo to Marco Broadcasting Company for $875,000. Marco is run by Marc “Uncle Kokua” Paskin, a former radio personality turned real estate investor/philanthropist. In addition to acquiring 104.5 KMCQ Covington/Seattle for $7 million, Educational Media Foundation acquires one half of the Classic Country “Bear” simulcast in eastern North Carolina. 98.9 WNBR-FM Bethel/Greenville goes from Coastal Carolina Radio to EMF for $700,000. In a deal not yet filed with the FCC, Mark Jensen’s MWB Broadcasting sells Classic Hits 1370 KAWL and AC “Mix 105” 104.9 KTMX York, NE to Nebraska Rural Rad...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of November 7

Station Sales 4-K’s LLLP is converting their lease of 1550 KDCO/94.1 K231BQ Golden, CO for “Mile High Sports Radio” into an outright buy. Vic Michael’s Advanced Modulation Broadcasting will receive $550,000 for the station and translator. Bristol Broadcasting is acquiring Silent 1350 WNVA and 106.3 WNVA-FM Norton, VA from Radio Wise, Inc. for $35,000. The stations have been off the air due financial and health hardships of the owners. The equipment and studio/transmitter sites of both stations were sold at public auction. Bristol intends to apply to relocate WNVA-FM to a new location within 90 days in order to expedite its return to the air. North Face Broadcasting is trading Classic Hits “106.5 The Fox” KCIJ Atlanta, LA to Educational Media Foundation f...[Read More]