95.3 Missoula

Brands Come And Go And Come Again In Missoula

Western Rockies Radio has quickly reverted two recent translator launches in Missoula MT. In March, the company launched Rock “95.3 The X” on K237CZ Missoula/KDXT-HD2 Lolo with the syndicated Billy Madison Show in mornings. That was followed on April 11 by the flip of Classic Hits “94.3 The Ride” K232CI Missoula/KDXT-HD3 Lolo to AC “94.3 Star-FM” Last week the company reversed as it relaunched The Ride on 94.3 K232CI, while the “Star-FM” AC format moved to 95.3.

Station Sales Week Of April 10

Roger and Nancy Anderson’s Southwest Media is converting its LMA of CHR “Hits 106” KFSZ Munds Park/Flagstaff, AZ from LKCM Radio Group into a purchase for $491,000. Operating as Great Circle Media, the buyers own five other stations in the Flagstaff market. Mark Jorgenson’s ACM Dallas is purchasing 700 KHSE Wylie and 990 KFCD Farmersville, TX in the Dallas/Fort Worth market from Barnard Dallas for $475,000. Jorgenson also is adding James Crystal Radio’s 1480 KBXD Dallas to his holdings in the market as part of his $5.5 million purchase of that company’s stations out of bankruptcy. He began operating KHSE and KFCD via LMA at the beginning of March. Vail Radio Partners sells AAA “104.7 The Mile” KKVM Vail, CO to AlwaysMountainTime for $299,250....[Read More]