Broadcast Tower

A Blount Sale Brings An AM, FM Translator To Loudon

An AM radio station with an FM translator serving a town near Oak Ridge, Tenn., are being spun. Here are the details of one of the few transactions to get filed with the FCC of late.
Telemundo HQ

A Telemundo Spin, With No Changes To Viewers

A digital low-power TV station licensed to Logan, Utah, is poised to leave the NBC Universal family. An agreement, submitted Tuesday with the FCC, shows that its Telemundo O&O arm is agreeing to part ways with the facility. The buyer? A local governmental entity.

Chalk Hill Adds In East Texas

It's a Class C 1kw AM radio station with an FM translator serving as the ESPN Radio affiliate for East Texas' key Nielsen Audio-rated market. Now, the facilities are being sold to a new owner, pending FCC approval of the deal.
Juan Carlos Rodriguez

A Rural Bakersfield FM Heading to New Owner

In late December 2017, the FCC sought public comment on whether or not two Mexican citizens—one of whom is a major Univision Communications executive — should be allowed to purchase two FM radio stations in rural Arizona and California. Nearly four years later, one of those two FMs is being spun.

EMF Keeps On Growing With Ohio FM Buy

Until now, it has been a Canton, Ohio-market Class A offering Christian Talk & Teaching programming as "The Light." Soon, the light will be extinguished, and is poised to be flooded with a little love, or some rarefied air.

Mako Completes Sale of Monterey Bay LPTV Permits

In early July, a special group of low-power television station permits were put up for sale by a Texas-based company that didn’t wish to build them by their rather unique deadline of 2023. Several buyers stepped forward, and now one of them — a 50/50 partnership between Steven Rubin and Lauren Malek, has completed its deal.
Philip Falcone

WANN Big Buy for Philip Falcone

The Philip Falcone-led Sovryn Holdings has struck a deal that will see it add a digital Class A television station in a top DMA to its growing list of properties, pending FCC approval.
Broadcast Tower

WPEL Set To Grow With Williamsport Signal

A Class B1 religious FM serving Williamsport, Pa., is being spun. The buyer is another broadcast ministry presently serving audiences along New York's Southern Tier, and to the west in the Twin Tiers of Pennsylvania and New York. As such, this deal is a natural growth opportunity for the soon-to-be new owner.

A Lavender FM Transferred To Owner’s Widow

In January 2020, the owner of a Class A FM in rural Kentucky offering listeners an Americana format passed away. Now, the license of the station is formally being passed on to the deceased owner's wife.
Las Vegas

EMF Bolsters Its Las Vegas Coverage

Until now, listeners of Educational Media Foundation's KLOVE Christian Contemporary network had two choices — an FM signal to the far north, near the border with Arizona; or a metro signal that sees its Primm, Nev., based tower boosted with a 70-watt signal off Arden Peak. Still, reaching much of metropolitan Las Vegas was a challenge. Now, EMF is doing something about it.
The WTMD-FM studios and offices

Your Public Radio: Now Your WTMD Owner

On June 1, RBR+TVBR first reported on the proposed sale of WTMD-FM 89.7 in Towson, Md., an eclectic Adult Alternative noncommercial operation within the Baltimore market, to Your Public Radio Corporation. On November 10, "Public Radio Music Day" across the U.S., the transaction closed.

All in the Family for Beachside Radio Property

For Washington, D.C., area residents, a trip to the beach may involve a drive east on U.S. 50 and an excursion to the beaches of Delaware. Among the towns popular with those in the National Capital Region is Rehoboth Beach. It is here that a 41-year old FM that is presently "The Talk of Delmarva" is being spun.

A Milwaukee LPTV Closer To New Owner

It is a low-powered TV station that in summer 2018 was heading to HC2 Holdings, with a $400,000 transaction proposed. Then, HC2 was a much different company, with spending under the guise of former CEO Philip Falcone. He's now at Sovryn Holdings, and that 2018 deal never came to fruition. Now, the LPTV facility has found a new buyer, and it is paying significantly less for it.
Philip Falcone

Sovryn Secures Two More Mako LPTV CPs

In early September, RBR+TVBR first reported on the sale of a low-power CP that doesn’t need to be built until 2023 in Boise, Idaho. The property is one of several put on the market by Corpus Christi, Tex.-based Mako Communications. And, the buyer was an entity headed by the former CEO of HC2 Holdings. Now, a second deal has been consummated between the two parties.

Mike Flood Expands His Company to Central Nebraska

Ahead of a Form 314 filing with the FCC, Mike Flood has announced the consummation of a transaction that, pending regulatory approval, will make his company the largest broadcasting operation in the state of Nebraska.
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