Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC -- Chuck Marsh’s Alamance Media Partners has filed a $925,000 deal to buy the “Sports Hub” simulcast of WPCM (920) and WMFR (1230) from Curtis Media Group. The deal also includes the High Point, SC-licensed translator W283CV at 104.5 FM. Alamance Media Partners already owns country “Maverick” WSML (1200) in the market. Under the terms, Curtis Media Group will modify the transmitter facilities of WPCM and also construct a new transmitter site for WSML. The sale follows a pending $625,0000 deal to sell the third “Sports Hub” station -- WSJS (600) -- to Truth Broadcasting. Once both deals close, Curtis Media Group will still own regional Mexican “La Ley 101.1” WYMY in Greensboro-Winston-Salem.
Texas -- Grace Community Church of Amarillo has filed a $125,000 deal to buy gospel KGVB, Holliday, TX (90.9) from South Central Oklahoma Christian Broadcasting. The contract says instead of cash, Grace Community Church has agreed to assign the Amarillo, TX-licensed translator K284BH at 104.7 FM to South Central Oklahoma Christian Broadcasting. The translator currently simulcast Grace Community’s religious KBZD (99.7).
Seattle-Tacoma -- CSN International has filed a $120,000 deal to buy Christian rock “RadioU” KQXI (91.5) from Spirit Communications. The deal also includes the Issaquah, WA-licensed translator K206CJ at 89.1 FM. Religious broadcaster CSN International owns 49 other full-power stations but this will be its first in the Seattle metro area. Broker: MCH Enterprises
Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA-- Brian Sizer’s Backroads Radio has filed a $100,000 deal to buy religious WKBA (1550) from Tinker Creek Broadcasters. The deal also includes the Vinton, VA-licensed translator W226CN at 93.1 FM. Sizer does not own any other stations in the Roanoke-Lynchburg market but he is an owner of “Classic Country 98.1” WBRF in the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC market.
Fort Myers-Naples, FL -- Fort Myers Broadcasting Company has filed a $35,000 deal to buy the Fort Myers, FL-licensed translator W231DC at 94.1 FM from Sun Broadcasting. The station will simulcast Fort Myers Broadcasting’s Spanish AC “Latino 97.7” WTLQ -- or an HD subchannel since WTLQ easily reaches the area covered by the translator’s signal. It currently relays Sun Broadcasting’s news-talk “92.5 Fox News” WFSX.
Texas -- Grace Community Church of Amarillo has filed a $5,000 deal to buy the Childress, TX-licensed translator K237EE at 95.3 FM from Russell Ministries. The translator will continue to simulcast KZBS, Granite, OK (104.3).
Iowa – Greg Wennes has closed a deal to sell his stake in four stations in Decorah, IA for a combined $2.5 million. The buyers include Lester Askelson, Casey Varpness, Peter Wennes, Patrick O’Shea, and Ryan Tyler. The stations include CHR KVIC (104.7), rock “Hawk Rock 100.5” KDHK, “103.5 Bluff Country” KNEI. and AC “The River” KDEC (1240). The cluster also includes the Decorah, IA-licensed translator K235CT at 94.9 FM. And the Waukon, IA-licensed translator K256CS at 99.1 FM. Both simulcast KDEC.
Florida – Radio Training Network has closed a $250,000 deal to buy classic hits WTID, Graceville, FL (101.7) from Stephen McGowan’s Jackson Radio Group. McGowan will still own country WJAQ (100.9) and WTOT (980) in Marianna, FL. Broker: Fowler Media Consulting
Wyoming & South Dakota – Tri State Communications has closed a $80,243 deal to buy the farm/talk simulcast of KYDT, Pine Haven, WY (103.1) and KBFS, Belle Fourche, SD (1450) from Karl and Maggie Grimmelmann’s Ultimate Caps. Tri State Communications is a local group of investors including Ogden Driskill, Tyler Lindholm and Andrea Wood. The deal is entirely seller-financed.
Missouri – Regional Media has closed a $50,000 deal to buy classic rock “97.1 The Vill” KVVL and “Pickup Country 1580” KNIM in Maryville, MO. The deal also includes the Maryville, MO-licensed translator K240DY at 95.9 FM which simulcasts KNIM.
Baltimore & Orlando – Family Stations has closed a deal to swap religious WBMD (750) in Baltimore to Relevant Radio in exchange for religious WAMT (1190) in the Orlando market. No cash will change hands as part of the deal. Family Stations still own religious WFSI (860) in the Baltimore market. And Relevant Radio still owns WHOO (1080) in the Orlando market. Broker: Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage