Robert and Tor Ingstad are breaking up their Last Frontier Mediactive group in Fairbanks AK. Tor Ingstad Licenses will pay $361,390 to acquire Sports “ESPN 820” KCBF, Country “Wild 94.3” KWDD, and CHR “K-Wolf 98.1” KWLF Fairbanks. Tor will also purchase Classic Country “93.5 Chet-FM” KDJF Ester from Tanana Valley Radio for $275,000. Tor Ingstad owns 50% of Basin Mediactive’s cluster in Klamath Falls OR and nineteen stations in Iowa and Minnesota under the names Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting and Iowa City Broadcasting. Rob Ingstad Licenses will receive News/Talk 660 KFAR, Rock “X-Rock 95.9” KXLR Fairbanks, and Variety Hits “103.9 Ted-FM” KTDZ College for the same $361,390 price. Rob will also add Tanana Valley Rad...[Read More]
iHeartMedia continued its trend of rebranding its Alternative stations under the “Alt” identity as “104.7 The Edge” KKED Fairbanks AK became “Alt 104.7“. KKED features an all Premium Choice lineup of WEND Charlotte’s Woody & Wilcox in mornings, WRFF Philadelphia/WRDA Atlanta’s Wendy Rollins in middays, WWDC Washington’s Josh Klinger in afternoons and Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx at night.
Last Frontier Mediactive is preparing to add a sixth station to their cluster in Fairbanks AK. A new signal at 94.3 was granted a Construction Permit on September 25 to operate as a class C1 with 25kW at 233 meters. Yesterday the CP hwas granted the call letters KWDD, which fit with the domain registration of Wild943.com made on September 20 by Last Frontier. Once launched, ‘Wild 94.3‘ will join a cluster that includes News/Talk 660 KFAR, “820 Sports” KCBF, “XRock 95.9” KXLR, CHR “K-Wolf 98.1” KWLF, and Variety Hits “103.9 Ted-FM” KTDZ.