860 San Francisco

Station Sales Week Of 10/21

Station Sales Salem Media is converting its LMA of Conservative Talk “860 The Answer” KTRB San Francisco into a $5.125 million purchase from Susan Uecker, the bankruptcy court appointed receiver of Pappas Radio through an East Bay Broadcasting subsidiary. Salem began operating KTRB on July 1 after a previous attempt to sell the station to John Douglas’ US International Radio for $6.5 million in 2015 was cancelled. Apex Media agrees to purchase Hot AC “i93.7” WALI Walterboro SC from Premiere Enterprises for $325,000. The station has also filed an application to relocate to Burton SC where it will join Apex Media’s Variety Hits “SC103” 103.1 WVSC Port Royal and Classic Hits “104.9 The Surf” WLHH Ridgeland in targeting the Hilton Hea...[Read More]

Salem To Launch 860 The Answer San Francisco

As we first reported on June 17, Salem Media has confirmed it will launch Conservative Talk “860 The Answer” KTRB San Francisco over the July 4 weekend. Salem will assume the LMA currently held by Deportes Media who has been operating the station as Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes 860“. KTRB becomes Salem’s 26th “Answer” branded Conservative Talker and is featuring a lineup of in-house syndicated talent: 3-6am – Hugh Hewitt 6-9am – Mike Gallagher 9am-12pm – Dennis Prager 12-3pm – Michael Medved 3-6pm – Larry Elder 9pm-12am – Steve Deace Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that it is launching a News Talk station in San Francisco over the July 4th weekend. 50,000 watt KTRB-AM covers the entire San Franc...[Read More]

FCC Applications 7/5: AM Changes In San Francisco & Twin Cities

Station Moves US International Radio’s pending acquisition Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes 860” KTRB San Francisco seeks to combine its daytime and nighttime patterns onto the same tower. KTRB currently diplexes in the daytime on one of the four towers of Salem’s 1100 KFAX San Francisco with 50kW. At night KTRB applies to utilize all four of KFAX’s towers to operate with a directional 5kW pointed due west downgrading from the 50kW the station is currently operating with.

Station Sales Week Of 6/5

Station Sales Susan Uecker, the bankruptcy court appointed receiver for Pappas Radio of California, has sold Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes 860” KTRB San Francisco to John Douglas’ U.S. International Radio for $6.5 million. Deportes Media of California, which operates the station via LMA, has right of first refusal to purchase the station through June 21, but has stated to the seller that it will not exercise that option. Mark Heller’s Metro North Communications sells Easy Listening 98.9 WEMP Two Rivers, WI to Seehafer Broadcasting for $380,000. WEMP will join a Seehafer cluster including AC “Lake 98.1” WLKN, Classic Rock “Q102.3” WQTC, and Talk 1240 WOMT. WEMP already operates out of the same building as Seehafer’s stations. Brown Malon...[Read More]