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WJUA Fort Myers Rebrands As Commercial-Free Maxima

Fort Myers Broadcasting Company Spanish Tropical “Rumbera Radio” 1200 WJUA Pine Island Center/Fort Myers and 1460 WNPL Naples FL has rebranded as “Maxima 97.3/95.7“. With 1200 pperating under new WAXA call letters as the station continues to emphasize translators 97.3 W247CR Pine Island Center and 95.7 W239CL Golden Gate, the station is now promoting that it is running Commercial-Free. WAXA/WNPL continues to flank sister Spanish CHR “97.7 Latino” WTLQ Punta Rassa against Beasley Media’s “Playa 98.1” W251AL Fort Myers. Core artists at Maxima include Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony, and Gilberto Santa Rosa.

Station Sales Week Of 7/3: Disney Exits Sacramento

Radio Disney continues its slow but steady sell-off with the divestiture of 1470 KIID Sacramento to Punjabi American Media for $800,000. The buyer currently leases and is in the process of purchasing 1450 KOBO Yuba City, CA. KIID will join KOBO in running the buyer’s South Asian “Punjabi Radio USA“. American Radio Missions Foundation sells Christian Country “God’s Country 89.7” KRNF Montezuma, IA to VCY America for $251,100. KRNF will be VCY’s first station in Iowa and will air the Christian Preaching programming based at 107.7 WVCY Milwaukee. Richard McCleod is selling his 66.6% share of Dial Broadcasting’s Country “Froggy 95.9” WKID Vevay, IN to 33.3% shareholder Adam Griffin for $105,000. Griffin bought his previous 33.3% stake...[Read More]