Station Sales Stone Communications sells News/Talk simulcast 1110 WJML Petoskey and 1210 WJNL Kingsley/101.1 W266CS Traverse City MI to John Yob’s Mitten News LLC for $700,000. Adams Radio sells 1590 WGBG Ocean City MD to WBEY 979 LLC for $20,000. WGBG has already begun simulcasting the buyer’s “Bay Country 97.9” WBEY-FM Crisfield. Jubilation Ministries, owner of “91.3 The Message” WSTM Kiel/103.3 W277BR Sheboygan and Standards “1420 The Breeze” WJUB Plymouth WI will merge with Evangel Ministries. Evangel owns Christian AC “The Family” 88.5 WGNV Milladore/91.5 WEMY Green Bay/91.9 WEMI Appleton and five translators. The previously announced sale of 730 WJMT Merrill WI from WRVM Inc. to Sunrise Broadcasting has a price as the buyer ...[Read More]
Station Sales Gregory Shinn’s Central Arkansas Radio Group is buying Noalmark Broadcasting’s Hot Springs AR cluster for $1.6 million. The stations involved are Rock simulcast “Real Rock 93.5” KYRC Bismarck/101.5 KHRK Malvern, CHR 105.9 KLAZ Hot Springs, and Southern Gospel 1420 KBHS/105.5 K288FP Hot Springs. Noalmark retains its clusters in El Dorado and Magnolia AR and Hobbs and Roswell NM. Adams Radio Group trades Variety Hits 1280 WSUX/96.3 W242AV Seaford DE to Vincent Klepac’s Bayshore Media for Alternative “104.3 The Ryde” 1590 WIJK/104.3 W282AW Ocean City and 105.1 W286BB Ocean Pines MD. Liberman Broadcasting sells 1230 KCOH Houston to Roberta Rose Ramirez’ Pueblo de Galilea for $1.8 million. KCOH currently simulcasts Liberman Regional ...[Read More]
At least twice a year it appears Bayshore Media’s Ocean City, MD properties change formats. In October 101.1 WAMS-FM Snow Hill and 105.1 W286BB Ocean Pines shifted from Gospel to Variety Hits “Jack-FM“. That came after two previous format changes in the prior year. Now 1590 WIJK (Previously WAMS) and the 105.1 translator have flipped to Sports “The Jock” using CBS Sports Radio. The stations are also affiliates of the Baltimore Orioles radio network. 101.1 WAMS-FM continues with the “Jack-FM” programming.
101.1 WQMR Snow Hill and 1590 WAMS Ocean City, Maryland have traded call letters and formats. 101.1 had been airing a mix of Classic Hits and Talk programming as “Q101“. The talk portions have shifted to 1590 and its translator 104.3 W282AW Ocean Pines as “Hot Talk WQMR“. 101.1 becomes WAMS-FM and joins a network of stations and translators airing an 80’s Hits format as “The 80’s Channel“. Other stations in the network include 1600 WMHZ Dover, DE and translators on 98.3 in Dover, 105.1 in Ocean City, and 105.1 in Milford, DE. “Hitman” JJ McKay joins the stations for mornings.