Travel south on Highway 89 from Prescott, Ariz., and you'll see Mt. Francis off in the distance. From here, an FM translator 93.5 MHz rebroadcasts a Family Life Broadcasting FM in Flagstaff. That's poised to change, with Spanish-language programming on the way.
A pair of AM radio stations in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, along with its FM sibling over the border in North Carolina, are being transferred to a broadcast ministry from three individual licensees devoted to bringing the word of Jesus Christ to radio listeners. Call it a bookkeeping move.
Travel south of Tucson, and you'll reach the Mexico-U.S. border and the dual cities of Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Sonora. On the U.S. side sits a Class A FM serving both communities with a Spanish Adult Contemporary format branded as "Amor." The station is now changing hands.
In April 2015, RBR+TVBR reported on the sale of a full-power TV station serving Fresno valued at $3 million. It saw the station, in a deal brokered by Kalil & Co., transfer to Aperio Communications. Now, the company has decided to sell the station, putting MyNetwork TV affiliation in California's Central Valley in question. The price was made public on Aug. 12.
It may be only a 40-minute drive to Augusta, Ga., but the town of Trenton, S.C., until now has enjoyed its access to "Carolina Beach Music" by way of a Class A FM.Now, that availability has been put into question: The station has been purchased by the operator of a Dove Awards award winner, a radio ministry known as The Power Foundation.
Two years ago, Clark Garen attracted national attention for his battle against one of the nation’s largest cable TV providers. He brought a discrimination suit against the MVPD for its failure to bring KAKZ-LD’s DT-3 signal featuring Azteca América programming to Charter Spectrum systems in the city of Beaumont, Calif. While the story faded, one's interest in buying the station hasn't.
As RBR+TVBR first reported two months ago, La Crosse Media Group is parting ways with its four FMs and AM serving the La Crosse, Wisconsin market, as the longtime owner is heading into retirement. Now, a transaction brokered by Kalil & Co. that involves two of those FMs and an AM, has closed. It's a win for Reid Magnum.
In March, the call letters "KPRO" were assigned to a Class A FM radio serving the city of Marshall, Tex. Then, at the end of May, this facility reverted to the call letters it previously had in place since 1992. Now, the FM has been sold, and based on the licensee name, "The Depot" may be laying tracks for a rebirth of this forlorn facility.
The sale of three radio stations in Wisconsin to Dave Magnum‘s Magnum Communications from the media company owned by Mary Quass is now complete. The transaction saw Kalil & Co. serve as the broker of record.
As the head of Magnum Communications, Jeffrey Sigmon sees dollars in broadcast towers. Now, he's made a deal with Don Curtis and his Curtis Media Group to take on ownership of an FM translator serving the community of Monroe, N.C., east of Charlotte.
With 4 towers from a site on the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve, a Class B AM offers Adult Standards programming with 25kw during daylight hours and 5kw at night. That's about to change, as "Unforgettable 1430" has been sold to a Hispanic broadcast ministry.
A Florida-based non-profit corporation has agreed to part ways with three FM stations in the state of Nevada. The buyer is truly a Lucky Boy ... an individual some know for his partnership with George Hawras in radio stations now owned by Seven Mountains Media.
No, we're not talking about a variety or strain of the indica subspecies of cannabis plant. Rather, we're talking about a Class D AM with 5kw during daylight hours and 70 watts after dark at 1600 kHz in an Oklahoma town where it also sports an unbuilt FM translator. The AM bears the call letters KUSH, and these Cushing stations are heading to a new owner.
An AM/FM combo licensed to the town of Selmer, Tenn., is heading to a new owner. It involves a Class D daytime operation, and a Class A FM, just north of the state line with Mississippi.
South Padre Island has been long-known as a popular party destination for Spring Breakers. Now, it is in the news thanks to the sale of an FM translator serving this Gulf of Mexico beach-filled locale.