96.9 Monterey

Mapleton Acquires KWAV; Spins KBOQ To Mount Wilson

Update 6/5: Both sales have been filed with the FCC. Mapleton will be paying $2.15 million for KWAV, while Mount Wilson acquires KBOQ for $200,000. Update 5/30: In order to fit KWAV in its cluster, Mapleton will spin-off Soft AC “B103.9” KBOQ Seaside to Mount Wilson FM Broadcasters. KBOQ will join a Mount Wilson cluster of Classical “K-Mozart” 95.9 KMZT-FM Big Sur/95.1 K236BK Monterey, Country “Z97.9” KYZZ, and Jazz 1240 KNRY/106.7 K294CA Monterey. Original Report 5/29: Buckley Radio continues its slow divestiture of its radio holdings as it sells AC “K-Wave” 96.9 KWAV Monterey, CA to Mapleton Communications. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. KWAV will join a Mapleton cluster that includes Variety Hits “95.5 Bob-FM” KKHK, CHR ...[Read More]