Multistate Deal – VCY America has filed a $6 million deal to buy CHRs “92.7 The Revolution” KREV San Francisco, “104.3 Now” KFRH Las Vegas, and “Hot Hits 97.7” KRCK-FM Palm Springs, CA. The stations are currently owned by Ed Stolz’s Royce International Broadcasting, although they have been in a Larry Patrick-controlled receivership since July. VCY America plans to convert the stations to its noncommercial religious teaching format. San Francisco, Las Vegas and Palm Springs markets are all new markets for Milwaukee-based VCY America, which currently owns stations in the Midwest and Southwest. Once the sale closes, Royce International Broadcasting will still own “790 Talk Now” KBET in Las Vegas.
Philadelphia – Miguel Amador’s Ritmo Broadcasting has filed a $275,000 deal to buy contemporary Christian “Life Radio” WIFI (1460) from Real Life Broadcasting. The deal also includes the Burlington, NJ-licensed translator W255DJ at 92.9 FM. Ritmo Broadcasting will operate WIFI under a local marketing agreement until closing. It already owns the Millville, NJ-licensed translator W281CM at 102.1 FM in the Philadelphia market. Broker: David Garland Media Brokerage
Salt Lake City – Hi-Line Radio Fellowship has filed a $200,000 deal to buy religious KNIT (1320) from Michael Radio Group. The deal also includes the Draper, UT-licensed translator K233DV at 94.5 FM. Hi-Line Radio Fellowship has been operating KNIT under a time brokerage agreement since February 2019.
Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC – Crescent Media Group has filed a $160,000 deal to buy “Sports Hub” WCOG (1320) from Curtis Media Group. The deal also includes the Greensboro, NC-licensed translator W285GA at 104.9 FM. The contract shows a $120,000 promissory note among the deal’s terms. After the sale closes, Curtis Media Group will still own “Sports Hub” WSJS/WPCM/WMFR (600/920/1230) and regional Mexican “La Ley 101.1” WYMY in the market. Broker: Media Services Group
Texas – Pete Garcia’s Extreme Media has filed a $149,700 deal to buy classic country KAUM/KVMC, Colorado City, TX (107.1/1320) from JimLin Broadcasting. The filing says $145,230 of the purchase price will be attributed to the station license and $4,470 will go toward the related real estate. Extreme Media already owns Tejano “La Voz 93.3” KBGT in the Abilene, TX market.
Atlanta – JW Broadcasting has filed to donate adult alternative WMLB (1690) to Delmarva Educational Association. WMLB has 10,000-watts day and 1,000-watts night. JW Broadcasting does not own any other stations.
Grand Forks, ND – iHeartMedia has filed to reclaim “100.3 Cat Country” KSNR from the Sun and Snow Station Trust where the station has been parked since the company emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy last year. The move is based on the recent move of “Sports Radio 1520” KMSR into the Grand Forks, ND market. If iHeartMedia’s request is okayed, KSNR will once again be a sister to iHeart’s rock “KJ-108” KJKJ, CHR “XL-93” KKXL-FM, classic hits “96.1 The Fox” KQHT and “Sports Radio 1230 The Fan” KKXL.
Washington – The Next Door has filed to buy the Carson, WA-licensed translator K244ES at 96.7 FM from Community Media Assistance Project for one dollar. The translator will relay variety “Radio Tierra” KZAS-LP, Hood River, OR (95.1).
U.S. Virgin Islands -- North Caribbean Conference of SDA Broadcasting has closed a $237,989 deal to buy religious WGOD-FM, Charlotte Amalie, VI (97.9) from Three Angels Broadcasting. Once the sale closes, Three Angels Broadcasting will still own religious WIGT (1690) in Charlotte Amalie.
Oregon – Carl Wilson and Sarah Williams’ Grants Pass Broadcasting has closed a $150,000 deal to buy KRRM, Rogue River, OR (94.7) from the estate of Shirley Bell. KRRM is currently off the air. Grants Pass Broadcasting already owns hot AC KLDR (98.3) and AC/talk KAJO (1270) in the area.
Nevada – Lucky Boy Educational Media has closed a $13,000 deal to buy classic hits simulcast of KQMC, Hawthorne, NV (90.1) and KELC, Hawthorne, NV (91.9); and contemporary Christian “K-Love” affiliate KQNV, Fallon, NV (89.9) from Carl Auel.