96.1 Ashtabula

FCC Report 12/31

Station Sales Week Of 12/16

Station Sales Bicoastal Media acquires Classic Hits 99.3 KCMD Grants Pass OR from Three Rivers Broadcasting for $225,000. Bicoastal began operating the station as part of its Medford cluster on Thursday, December 15 via LMA. Mercyhurst University is selling Oldies 1530 WMCE North East PA to Inspiration Time, Inc. for $30,000. The deal is contingent on approval of upcoming applications to move Christian AC 106.3 WCTL Union City closer to Erie, and WMCE to Union City. Educational Media Foundation acquires Silent 96.1 WOHA Ashtabula OH from Madison Media Partners for $100,000. WOHA will join EMF’s Christian AC “K-Love” network. Lakeland Seventh-Day Adventist Church is donating 88.7 WQMN Minocqua WI to Radio 74 Internationale. Radio 74 has filed for a main studio waiver to op...[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]