91.7 Seattle

Bible Broadcasting Acquires KXOT Seattle

Public Radio Capital is selling 91.7 KXOT Tacoma/Seattle to Bible Broadcasting Network for $2.4 million. PRC has been seeking an operator for KXOT for a few years now. From 2006 until July 2012 KXOT was operated by the University Of Washington as KUOW2, a secondary service of their 94.9 KUOW-FM Seattle. After a period off-the-air, KXOT has simulcast the audio of cable public affairs network TVW, a local equivalent of C-SPAN since the start of 2013. Greg Guy of Patrick Communications served as the exclusive broker for the transaction

KXOT Tacoma To Drop KUOW2 Programming

Update 7/2: Following the end of its LMA, 91.7 KXOT has temporarily gone dark as it awaits a new programming provider. Original Report 5/15: Public Radio Capital’s 91.7 KXOT Tacoma, WA will drop its “KUOW2” NPR News/Talk programming on June 29. The station had been operating under an LMA to Puget Sound Public Radio, the operating name for the University of Washington’s 94.9 KUOW Seattle. The station states Public Radio Capital’s loan made to purchase the station from Bates Technical College in 2005 recently went into default and the bank will be taking over operation of the station. KUOW declined to use its option to purchase KXOT in 2009 and its contract to operate it has been running on a month to month basis since July 2011. KUOW2 programming will continue ...[Read More]