Should The Sale Of A Virginia AM Be Denied?


The owner of a silent AM serving an area of Southwestern Virginia some 40 miles from Bristol and Johnson City, Tenn., agreed to sell the station months ago.

However, a Petition for Reconsideration by another broadcaster operating in the region was filed with the FCC’s Media Bureau in an attempt to get another look at an Application for Review of the Commission’s license renewal and transfer OK — denied in November 2016.

An Order on Reconsideration has just been released by the Media Bureau on the matter.

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