There is little mystery as to how the broker of record in the sale of KYTS-FM Manderson WY and KHRW-FM Ranchester WY got the gig – it’s co-owned with the buyer of the stations. Broker: Patrick Communications.
The seller is Global News Consultants, headed by Norman Swan.
The buyer, co-owned with brokerage Patrick Communications, is Legend Communications. Larry Patrick is listed as Managing Partner.
The price: $262,000 cash.
KYTS-FM Manderson WY is a Class C1 on 105.7 MHz with 75 kW @ 492’. It is located up the Bighorn River from Worland, the largest town in the area.
Other Legend stations in the area include KWOR-AM/KKLX-FM Worland WY and KZMQ AM-FM Greybull WY.
KHRW-FM Ranchester WY is a Class C2 on 92.7 MHz with 2.3 kW @ 1,135’. Located to the east of KYTS-FM and near the Montana state line, it serves Sheridan WY and other nearby communities.
Other Legend stations in the area include KBBS-AM/KLGT-FM Buffalo WY and KZZS-FM Story WY.