91.7 Lynchburg

Station Sales Weeks Of December 26 & January 2

Translator Sales River Vale Media Foundation is selling two New York City translator CP’s to Young Dae Kwon’s Sound of Long Island, Inc. The group will pay $5,000 each for 98.3 W252CS Brooklyn and 101.5 W268BY Queens. Both are currently licensed to rebroadcast 93.5 WVIP New Rochelle, NY. Radio Assist Ministry is transferring 69 translators to sister company Edgewater Broadcasting for no cost. Both groups are run by Clark Parrish. Longport Media is purchasing 92.5 W223CO Atlantic City, NJ from Susan Clinton for $26,000. W223CO will rebroadcast News/Talk 1400 WOND Pleasantville. Bustos Media purchases 93.7 K229AD Yakima, WA from Vincent Shiflet for $25,000. K229AD will begin rebroadcasting Regional Mexican 1020 KDYK Union Gap immediately via a $1 LMA Chalk Hill Communications acq...[Read More]

WAMU Expands To Fredericksburg

American University’s Public News/Talk 88.5 WAMU Washington, DC is expanding southward into the adjacent Fredericksburg, VA market. The school is purchasing 89.5 WWED Spotsylvania, VA and its booster in Fredericksburg from Educational Media Corporation for $375,000. American University also owns 88.3 WRAU Ocean City, MD and translators in Frederick and Hagerstown that rebroadcast WAMU. WWED and its sister 91.7 WWEM Rustburg/Lynchburg most recently aired a Classical format billed as “Classics Radio“. The stations went dark last July when the format transitioned to an online operation. WWEM is being sold to Pathway Christian Academy for $136,000. Pathway operates the Christian “GoMix Radio Network” on eight stations in North Carolina. If approved, WWEM will beco...[Read More]

Two Virginia Classical Stations To Sign Off

89.5 WWED Spotsylvania/Fredericksburg and 91.7 WWEM Rustburg/Lynchburg, VA will cease broadcasting by the end of the month. The two stations, which simulcast a Classical music format as “Classics Radio“, will keep their programming running online only. General manager Pete Stover of Educational Media Corporation told the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star that the stations did not have enough financial support. The two stations have run through many formats in their short lives. Since first signing-on in 2005, WWED has gone through phases as Christian Preaching, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Christian AC, and since February 2012 Classical. WWEM launched as a full simulcast of WWED in 2007.