The bidding in FCC FM Broadcast Auction No. 91 has made it through seven rounds as of 3PM Thursday 4/28/11. Of 144 allocations put up for bidding, the Commission says it has provisional winning bids for 96.
The gross amount of the bids thus far is $4.55M. The net total, calculated after bidding credits are factored in, is $4.141M. There are 117 bidders participating in the action.
By far, the most expensive CP will be for a station in Lawrence Park PA, a community just outside the Great Lakes municipality of Erie PA. Mini Me Media has plunked down $920K for the station, more than tripling the second-most expensive CP.
Here are bid amounts, locations and bidders for all CPs for which the bids made it into six figures thus far:
$920K Lawrence Park PA: Mini Me Media LLC
$272K Coosada AL: Lake Broadcasting Inc.
$261K Northport AL: Educational Media Foundation
$259K Celoron NY: MEDIA ONE GROUP LLC
$246K Daytona Beach Shores FL: Central Florida Educational Foundation Inc.
$205K Waterford CA: Lotus Communications Corp.
$195K Coachella CA: Tracy McCutchen
$107K Adams MA: LiveAir Communications Inc.
$101K Montauk NY: CSI Media Research
$100K Palmer AK: Tanana Valley Television Company
$100K Ferrysburg MI: WGHN Inc.
$100K Fallon Station NV: Shamrock Communications Inc.