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1/13/2006 07:00:00 PM Eastern

TVS

KTVD(TV) Denver, KUPN(TV) Sterling, K47IH Boulder, K08HL Fall River, K35EQ Fort Collins, K05HE Glenwood Spring, K13QZ Grand Valley, K44GT Idaho Springs, K05GY New Castle, K26FK Rulison, K47AC Silt, Colo.
PRICE: $155 million
BUYER: Gannett Co. Inc. (Roger Ogden, president/CEO, broadcasting)
SELLER: KTVD(TV): NewsWeb Corp. (Fred Eychaner, owner); KUPN(TV) and translators: Channel 20 Television Co. (Isaac Max Jaramillo, president)
FACILITIES: KTVD(TV): Ch. 20, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,117 ft.; KUPN(TV): Ch. 3, 60.3 kW, ant. 761 ft.; K47IH: Ch. 47, 0.40 kW; K08HL: Ch. 45, 0.30 kW, ant. 730 ft.; K35EQ: Ch. 39, 12.5 kW; K05HE: Ch. 5, 0.019 kW; K13QZ: Ch. 13, 0.072 kW; K44GT: Ch. 44, 0.70 kW; K05GY: Ch. 5, 0.011 kW; K26FK: Ch. 26, 1.69 kW; K47AC: Ch. 47, 0.869 kW
AFFILIATION: KTVD(TV): UPN; KUPN(TV): UPN; K47IH: UPN; K35EQ: UPN; K05HE: WB; K13QZ: PBS; K44GT: CBS; K05GY: WB; K26FK: PBS; K47AC: WB
BROKER: UBS Securities LLC
WWAY(TV) Wilmington, N.C.
PRICE: $18.5 million
BUYER: Morris Multimedia Inc. (Charles H. Morris, president/CEO)
SELLER: Raycom Media Inc. (Paul McTear, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: Ch. 3, 100 kW, ant. 1,854 ft.
AFFILIATION: ABC
COMMENT: Following acquisition of Liberty Corp, Raycom will spin off WWAY(TV) to Morris Multimedia.
KTIZ(LP) Harlingen, KFTN(LP) La Feria, KLIA(LP) and KSFE(LP) McAllen, Texas
PRICE: $750,000
BUYER: Entravision Holdings LLC (Walter Ulloa, chairman/CEO)
SELLER: Ortiz Broadcasting Corp. (Lisa Ortiz, co-owner)
FACILITIES: KTIZ(LP): Ch. 52, 10.1 kW, ant. 285 ft.; KFTN(LP): Ch. 30, 30.3 kW, ant. 522 ft.; KLIA(LP): Ch. 32, 12 kW, ant. 260 ft.; KSFE(LP): Ch. 67, 12.7 kW, ant. 268 ft.
COMMENT: Bankruptcy sale
KTZT(LP) Tulsa, Okla.
PRICE: $250,000
BUYER: Daystar Television Network (Marcus Lamb, president/CEO)
SELLER: Aracelis Ortiz Corp. (Aracelis Ortiz, owner)
FACILITIES: Ch. 29, 6 kW, ant. 421 ft.
AFFILIATION: Ind.
K52EA San Antonio
PRICE: $750,000
BUYER: Mako Communications LLC (Michael Mintz, president)
SELLER: Ortiz Broadcasting Corp. (Lisa Ortiz, co-owner)
FACILITIES: Ch. 52, 17.7 kW
COMMENT: Bankruptcy sale
KBDF(LP) Brownsville, Texas
PRICE: Undisclosed
BUYER: Una Vez Mas LLC (Randy Nonberg, president)
SELLER: Brownsville Broadcasting LLC (Amanda Mintz, member)
FACILITIES: Ch. 64, 25.7 kW
AFFILIATION: Azteca America
KYDF(LP) Corpus Christi and K69IM Lubbock, Texas
PRICE: Undisclosed
BUYER: Una Vez Mas LLC (Randy Nonberg, president)
SELLER: Howard Mintz (Lawrence Howard Mintz, owner)
FACILITIES: KYDF(LP): Ch. 34, 9 kW, ant. 411 ft.; K69IM: Ch. 69, 15 kW
AFFILIATION: KYDF(LP): Azteca America
KNDF(LP) McAllen, Texas
PRICE: Undisclosed
BUYER: Una Vez Mas LLC (Randy Nonberg, president)
SELLER: Mako Communications LLC (Michael Mintz, president)
FACILITIES: Ch. 57, 7 kW
KBGS(LP) Victoria, Texas
PRICE: Undisclosed
BUYER: Una Vez Mas LLC (Randy Nonberg, president)
SELLER: Club Communications (Michael Mintz, partner)
FACILITIES: Ch. 51, 48.8 kW, ant. 141 ft.
AFFILIATION: Ind.
KVDF(CA) San Antonio
PRICE: Undisclosed
BUYER: Una Vez Mas LLC (Randy Nonberg, president)
SELLER: Mako Communications LLC (Michael Mintz, president)
FACILITIES: Ch. 31, 38.4 kW, ant. 424 ft.
AFFILIATION: Azteca America

Combos

KKCN(FM) Ballinger (San Angelo); KQRX(FM) Midland; KHKX(FM) and KMCM(FM) Odessa (Odessa-Midland); KGKL(AM), KGKL(FM) and KELI(FM) San Angelo; KNRX(FM) Sterling City (San Angelo), Texas
PRICE: $12.4 million
BUYER: Double O Radio LLC (Terry Bond, CEO/president); owns 16 other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Encore Broadcasting LLC (Tommy R. Vascocu, manager)
FACILITIES: KKCN(FM): 103.1 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 456 ft.; KQRX(FM): 95.1 MHz, 11 kW, ant. 505 ft.; KHKX(FM): 99.1 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 407 ft.; KMCM(FM): 96.9 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 420 ft.; KGKL(AM): 960 kHz, 5 kW day/1 kW night; KGKL(FM): 97.5 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 410 ft.; KELI(FM): 98.7 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 1,289 ft.; KNRX(FM): 96.5 MHz, 40 kW, ant. 545 ft.
FORMAT: KKCN(FM): Country; KQRX(FM): Alternative; KHKX(FM): Country; KMCM(FM): Oldies; KGKL(AM): Talk; KGKL(FM): Country; KELI(FM): Oldies; KNRX(FM): Hot AC
BROKER: American Media Services LLC
COMMENT: Purchase price is allocated as follows: $7.7 million for KQRX(FM), KHKX(FM) and KMCM(FM) plus $200,000 non-compete payment; $4.3 million for KKCN(FM), KNRX(FM), KELI(FM) and KGKL(AM)/(FM) plus $200,000 non-compete payment.

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