Southern Alaska station sold

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SoldKFMJ-FM Ketchikan AK is going to a new owner. It makes a point of being a small market live and local station.


The station calls itself Alaska’s Home of Good Time Oldies.

The seller is TLP Communications Inc., headed by President Robert J. Kern.

The buyer is Steven Rhyner.

The price is $265,000.

KFMJ-FM is a Class A on 99.9 MHz with 115 W @ 2,234’.

The station is located in the extreme southern portion of Alaska, claiming listeners in nearby British Columbia, Canada.

The station describes its target audience on its website. It pretty much includes anybody and everybody. “Adults over the age of 35 — people who are passionately attached to the music they grew up with…and many younger people who’ve come to love the music, too!”

It further touts its adherence to the traditions of great local radio, stating, “KFMJ’s on-the-air personalities are live, 24-hours a day – unlike some automated, computer-controlled radio stations that play music from a limited playlist on a computer-operated jukebox.”