‘The Dunes’ Sweeps Over To ‘Dunkin’ Radio’ Creator


A Class A FM serving Cape Cod and the famed town of Provincetown, Mass., is changing hands.

It marks a new era for a station offering rock ‘n’ roll favorites along the Dunes.

And, there’s a restaurant getting some ad time as part of the deal’s terms.

From a tower in back of the North Truro, Mass., fire station along US-6, WGTX-FM has served Cape Cod listeners as a station offering “Cape Cod’s Classics,” as “102.3 The Dunes.”

The station’s history dates to August 1999, when it shared the Class A facility with what was WCDJ-FM as part of a settlement with Truro, Mass., government officials who objected to the construction of a radio tower within its boundaries.

By March 2007, opposition to the tower faded, and WCDJ ceded its broadcast license to Dunes 102FM LLC. 

Once that happened, a change in call letters to WGTX was executed.

Now, Dunes 102FM is selling WGTX to GCJH Inc., a Northborough, Mass.-based entity.

The deal is valued at $180,000.

A 10% deposit has been made by the buyer, with the remainder due in closing. Interesting, at closing GCJH will issue Mews Restaurant a $20,000 advertising credit to purchase “best available” :60 spots, at $10 each.

CCJH is led by Gary Hanna, the individual behind “MixHits Radio.” That’s the entity offering custom formats and branded radio to businesses. Among the clients is Dunkin’.

Ron Robin is the leader of Dunes 102FM.

The sole legal representative in this transaction is Mark Balkin of Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin.