Oklahoma – Mark Linn’s Taylor Made Broadcasting has filed a $1.245 million deal to buy country KGVE, Grove, OK (99.3); AC KGLC, Miami, OK (100.9); and gospel KVIS, Miami, OK (910) from Caleb Corp. Linn is a local insurance agent who has done some fill-in work at the cluster. Once the sale closes, Caleb will still own AC KESA, Eureka Springs, AR (100.9). The contract says the deal is entirely seller-financed. Linn does not own any other stations.
Anchorage, AK – Iglesia Pentecostal Vispera del Fin has filed $450,00 deal to buy talk KOAN (1080) from Falcon Broadcasting. The deal also includes the Anchorage, AK-licensed translator K236CG at 95.1 FM that simulcasts KOAN. Also part of the sale is the low-power television station KNIK-LP which uses its channel 6 signal to target radio listeners at 87.7 FM with a classic country format. In addition to the purchase price, Iglesia Pentecostal Vispera del Fin will also pay $75,000 owed to the FCC to resolve a “red light” placed on Falcon Broadcasting application filings. Iglesia Pentecostal Vispera del Fin currently owns Spanish-language contemporary Christian stations in the Pacific Northwest, and this is its first station in Alaska. Broker: Griffin Media Brokers
Wausau-Stevens Point, WI – Marcus Jaeger’s Heart of Wisconsin Media has filed a $260,000 deal to buy AC “Y-105.5” WLJY and talk/sports WFHR (1320) from Seehafer Broadcasting. The deal also includes the Wisconsin Rapids, WI-licensed translator W248DE at 97.5 FM. Heart of Wisconsin Media already owns classic hits “Wisconsin 106.1” WCWI in Adams, WI. Once the sale closes, Seehafer Broadcasting will still own “Sports Radio 92.3” WOSQ and classic hits WDLB (1450) in the Wausau-Stevens Point, WI market.
Abilene, TX – Rodney Amonett’s WesTex Connect has filed a $200,000 deal to buy adult hits “101.7 The Raider” KTJK from William W. McCutchen. WesTex Connect is a cable television and internet provider in the Abilene market. It does not own any other stations.
Duluth-Superior, MN – The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has filed to transfer variety KUMD-FM (103.3) to the Duluth Superior Area Educational Television Corp. in a deal valued at $175,000. DSAETC currently owns WDSE-TV and WRPT-TV in the market. KUMD-FM’s equipment is said to be in ill repair and DSAETC has pledged to invest $1.6 to $3 million in a new transmitter, studio and editing suites, a strategic plan, and marketing.
Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC – Twin City Broadcasting Company has filed an $85,000 deal to buy the currently-silent WWBG (1470) from TBLC Media. Once the sale closes, TBLC Media will still own Spanish religious “Radio Adoracion” WSGH (1040) and the silent WWNT (1320) in the market. Brokers: Fowler Media Consulting, Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage
Wyoming & South Dakota – Tri State Communications has filed an $80,243 deal to buy farm/talk simulcast of KYDT, Pine Haven, WY (103.1) and KBFS, Belle Fourche, SD (1450) from Ultimate Caps.
Vermont – Goddard College has filed to donate variety WGDR/WGDH Plainview-Hardwick, VT (91.1/91.7) to Central Vermont Community Radio. Last fall Goddard College announced it could no longer financially support the stations after the Corporation for Public Broadcasting pulled the $70,000 it had been giving WGDR/WGDH. Goodard then agreed to donate the station licenses to CVCR to continue the mission with a locally owned and operated nonprofit organization.
Oklahoma -- Oralia Cowan has filed to transfer ownership of regional Mexican “El Patron 99.5” KBIJ, Guymon, OK to Mike Castanon in a cash free deal. Castanon previously served as vice president of the station.
Fayetteville, AR – Horne Broadcasting has closed a $3,425,000 deal to buy five stations in market No. 119 from Bunyard Broadcasting. The stations include country “96.7 The Coyote” KCYT, classic hits “Star 101.5” KFMD-FM, adult standards “Lite 106.5” KBVA, sports “ESPN Radio’ simulcast of KAKS (99.5) and KUOA (1290). The deal also includes the Johnson, AR-licensed translator K237GR at 95.3 FM that simulcasts KAKS/KUOA.
Ft. Walton Beach-Destin, FL – John Caracciolo’s JVC Media has closed a $2,268,839 deal to buy CHR “Q-92” WECQ, country “Highway 98” WHWY (98.1), adult hits “102 The Wave” WWAV, and rock “103.1 The Shark” WZLB from Community Broadcasters. A promissory note for $1,497,250 held by Community Broadcasters is part of the sales agreement. JVC Media already owns stations in the Florida markets of Orlando and Gainesville-Ocala. Under the terms of the deal, JVC Media has agreed to a three-year consulting agreement with Community Broadcasters owners James Leven and Bruce Mittman valued at $190,000. The sale marks the exit of Community Broadcasters from Florida. It still owns numerous stations in its home state of New York and in South Carolina.
Fayetteville, AR – Elizabeth Marquis has closed a $500,000 deal to buy alternative “104.9 The X” KXNA, from Butler Broadcasting. Maquis does not own any other stations. Butler Broadcasting still owns sports “The Fan” KREB (1190), news-talk KRRD (1250), and talk “1390 The Center” KFFK in northwest Arkansas.
Maryland – Steve Clendenin’s Maryland Media One has closed a $350,000 deal to buy classic hits WHGM, Havre de Grace, MD (1330) from Colonial Radio Group. The deal also includes two FM translators: the Chesapeake City, MD-licensed W263CQ at 100.5. And the Bel Air, MD-licensed W298CG at 107.5 FM. The deal includes a $300,000 promissory note. Clendenin currently operates the Maryland News Network and Radio PA state networks.
Myrtle Beach, SC – Joseph Rice and Todd Folwer’s GT Radio has closed a $275,000 deal to buy WPGI (93.7) from Jeff Andrulonis’ Colonial Radio Group. Colonial Radio Group still owns “93.9 Carolina Country” WMIR-FM, classic rock “The Drive” WNMB (900), and gospel “Rejoice 1200” WJXY in the Myrtle Beach market. Broker: Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage
Gainesville-Ocala, FL – Tony Bucher’s Hitmaker Music Group has closed a $260,000 deal to buy WMOP (900) and WGGG (1230) from Florida SportsTalk. The deal also includes the Gainesville, FL-licensed W221DX at 92.1 FM. The agreement includes a $235,000 promissory note. Hitmaker Music Group does not own any other stations. It is a record promotion and marketing business that works with record labels including Sony Music Group and Universal. Broker: Hadden & Associates
New Mexico – New Mexico Junior College has closed a $10 deal to buy AC “T-Bird Radio” KNMJ, Eunice, NM (100.9) from the New Mexico Junior College Foundation