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Changing Hands

11/04/2001 07:00:00 PM Eastern

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TVs

WOTV(TV) Battle Creek, Mich.

Price:
$2.25 million

Buyer:
Wood License Co. LLC (Gregory M. Schmidt, president)

Seller:
Channel 41 Inc. (
John W. Lawrence, president)

Facilities:
Ch.41; 5,000 kW, ant. 1,076 ft.

Affiliation:
ABC

Combos

WGHC-AM and WRBN(FM) Clayton, Ga., and WFSC-AM and WNCC-FM Franklin, N.C.

Price:
$1.4 million

Buyer:
Sutton Radiocasting Corp. (Douglas Sutton Jr., chairman/CEO); owns six other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Sorenson Broadcasting Corp. (Dean Sorenson, president)

Facilities:
WGHC-AM:1370 kHz, 3 kW; WRBN(FM): 104.1 MHz; 190 W, ant. 1,296 ft.; WFSC-AM: 1050 kHz, 1 kW day, 1 kW night; WNCC-FM: 96.7 MHz, 6 kW, ant. -331 ft.

Format:
WGHC-AM:adult standard; WRBN(FM): AC; WFSC-AM:country; WNCC-FM: country

KHIL(AM) and KWCX(FM) Willcox, Ariz.

Price:
$1.1 million

Buyer:
Lakeshore Media LLC (Chris Devine, member); no other broadcast interests

Seller:
William Konopnicki

Facilities:
KHIL(AM):1250 kHz, 5 kW day, 196 W night; KWCX(FM): 104.9 MHz, 730 W, ant. 3,176 ft.

Format:
KHIL(AM):country; KWCX(FM): AC

Broker:
Kalil & Co. Inc.

KPOC(AM) and KPOC-FM Pocahontas, Ark.

Price:
$410,000

Buyer:
Bobby Caldwell; owns six other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Scott Media Services (Tim Scott, president)

Facilities:
KPOC(AM):1420 kHz, 1 kW day; KPOC-FM: 103.9 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 144 ft.

Format:
KPOC (AM):soft AC; KPOC-FM: soft AC

KXIT(AM) & KXIT-FM Dalhart, Texas

Price:
$325,000

Buyer:
Dalhart Radio Inc. (George Chambers, president); no other broadcast interests

Seller:
Dalhart Broadcasters (Robert J. Beller, president)

Facilities:
KXIT(AM):1240 kHz, 1 kW day, 1 kW night; KXIT-FM: 95.9 MHz, 3 kW, ant. 171 ft.

Format:
KXIT(AM):country; KXIT-FM: country

KRFS(AM) and KRFS-FM Superior, Neb.

Price:
$150,000

Buyer:
CK Broadcasting Inc. (Cory Kopsa, president); no other broadcast interests

Seller:
Hoeflicker Stations (Herbert R. Hoeflicker, president)

Facilities:
KRFS(AM): 1600 kHz, 2 kW day, 44 W night; KFRS-FM: 103.9 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 220 ft.

Format:
KRFS(AM): country; KRFS-FM: country

FMs

WAVF(FM) Hanahan (Charleston), S.C.

Price:
$6 million

Buyer:
Apex Broadcasting Inc. (Dean Pearce, president); owns six other stations, including WJZX-FM Charleston

Seller:
Maverick Media (Gary Rozynek, president/COO)

Facilities:
96.1 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 538 ft.

Format:
AOR

Broker:
Kalil & Co. Inc.KAJZ(FM) North Fork (Fresno), Calif.

Price:
$5 million, plus additional $500,000 if new CP moving station from Merced, Calif., market to Fresno is completed at time of closing

Buyer:
Hispanic Broadcasting Corp. (McHenry Tichenor Jr., president/CEO); owns 53 other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Merced Radio Partners (Edward Hoyt Jr., president)

Facilities:
107.9 MHz; 8 kW, ant. 600 ft.

Format:
Jazz

Broker:
Larry Patrick and Greg Guy, Patrick Communications

KGNT(FM) Smithfield, Utah

Price:
$775,000

Buyer:
Sun Valley Radio Inc. (M. Kent Frandsen, president); owns six other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Legacy Communications Corp. (E. Morgan Skinner Jr., president/CEO)

Facilities:
103.9 MHz; 3 kW, ant. 2 ft.

Format:
Country

KGER(FM) Quincy, Wash.

Price:
$700,000

Buyer:
Butterfield Broadcasting Corp. (Mick Tacher, president/director); owns seven other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Quincy Community Radio (Thomas Reed, sole proprietor)

Facilities:
95.9 MHz, 3 kW, ant. 1,047 ft.

Format:
Christian talk

KOZX(FM) Cabool, Mo.

Price:
$110,000

Buyer:
Communications Works Inc. (R. William Jones, owner); owns two other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Twin Cities Broadcasting Inc. (Russell Wood, president)

Facilities:
98.1 MHz, 3 kW, ant. 220 ft.

Format:
Country

KPVW-FM Aspen, Colo.

Price:
$57,500

Buyer:
Entravision Communications Co. LLC (Walter Ulloa, chairman/CEO); owns 51 other stations, none in this market

Seller:
Aspen FM Inc. (Martha Tapias Mansfield)

Facilities:
107.1 MHz, 21 kW, ant. 361 ft.

Format:
Not on the air

AMs

WTCV(AM) Lajas, P.R.

Price:
$535,500

Buyer:
Perry John Galiano Cruz; no other broadcast interests

Seller:
Pedro Roman Collazo

Facilities:
1510 kHz; 1 kW day, 1 kW night

Format:
Spanish/tropical

WRJQ(AM) Appleton (Appleton-Oshkosh), Wis.

Price:
$450,000

Buyer:
Woodward Communications Inc. (Craig Trongaard, president/COO); owns four other stations, including WHBY(AM) and WAPL-FM Appleton-Oshkosh

Seller:
Winnebago Broadcasting Inc. (Jane Koeffler, acting president)

Facilities:
1570 kHz, 1 kW day, 331 W night

Format:
Big band/nostalgia

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