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7/07/2006 08:00:00 PM Eastern

TVs

KFTU(TV) Douglas, KFPH(TV) and KTVW(CA)
Flagstaff, K16FB and KDOS(LP) Globe, KUVE(TV) Green Valley, KFPH(CA) and
KTVW(TV) Phoenix, K21GC and KZOL(LP) Safford, K48GX, KFTU(CA) and KUVE(CA)
Tucson, Ariz.; KABE(LP), KBTF(CA), KTFB(CA) and KUVI(TV) Bakersfield, K02OA
Chico, K15ET and KTFF(LP) Fresno, KFTV(TV) Hanford, KMEX(TV) Los Angeles,
KEXT(CA) and KUVS(TV) Modesto, KFTR(TV) Ontario, KTFF(TV) Porterville, K40HE
Redding, KEZT(CA) Sacramento, KDTV(TV) San Francisco, KDTV(CA) Santa Rosa,
KTFK(TV) Stockton, KFSF(TV) Vallejo, Calif.; KTFD(TV) Boulder, Colo.; WXFT(TV)
Aurora, WAMI(TV) Hollywood, WGBO(TV) Joliet, WLTV(TV) Miami, Fla.; WUVG(TV)
Athens, Ga.; WOTF(TV) Melbourne, WFTT(TV) Tampa, Ill.; WUTF(TV) Marlborough,
Mass.; WFUT(TV) Newark, WXTV(TV) Paterson, WUVP(TV) Vineland, N.J.; KTFQ(TV)
Albuquerque, N.M.; WFTY(TV) Smithtown, N.Y.; WTNC(LP) Durham, WUVC(TV)
Fayetteville, N.C.; WQHS(TV) Cleveland, Ohio; WFPA(CA) Philadelphia, Pa.;
KFTH(TV) Alvin, KAKW(CA) Austin, KNIC(TV) Blanco, K45DX Floresville, KUVN(CA)
Fort Worth, KUVN(TV) Garland, KSTR(TV) Irving, KAKW(TV) Killeen, KXLN(TV)
Rosenberg, KFTO(CA), KNIC(CA) and KWEX(TV) San Antonio, Texas; KUTF(TV) Logan,
KUTH(TV) Provo, K45GX Salt Lake City, Utah; WFDC(TV) Arlington,
Va.

PRICE: $13.7 billion
BUYER: Saban Capital Group Inc. (Haim
Saban, chairman/CEO)
SELLER: Univision Communications Inc.
(Jerrold Perenchio, chairman/CEO)
FACILITIES: KFTU(TV): Ch. 3, 100 kW,
ant. 30 ft.; KFPH(TV): Ch. 13, 316 kW, ant. 1,555 ft.; KTVW(CA): Ch. 6, 0.114
kW, ant. 1,972 ft.; K16FB: Ch. 16, 9.95 kW; KDOS(LP): Ch. 53, 3 kW, ant. 2,220
ft.; KUVE(TV): Ch. 46, 1,679 kW, ant. 3,593 ft.; KFPH(CA): Ch. 35, 50 kW, ant.
469 ft.; KTVW(TV): Ch. 33, 2,290 kW, ant. 1,673 ft.; K21GC: Ch. 21, 9.95 kW;
KZOL(LP): Ch. 15, 9.95 kW; K48GX: Ch. 48, 9.9 kW; KFTU(CA): Ch. 34, 9.9 kW,
ant. 3,654 ft.; KUVE(CA): Ch. 38, 9.9 kW, ant. 1,943 ft.; KABE(LP): Ch. 39, 60
kW, ant. 3,566 ft.; KBTF(CA): Ch. 31, 60 kW, ant. 3,574 ft.; KTFB(CA): Ch. 4,
0.28 kW, ant. 1,188 ft.; KUVI(TV): Ch. 45, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,326 ft.; K02OA: Ch.
2, 3 kW; K15ET: Ch. 15, 0.32 kW; KTFF(LP): Ch. 41, 150 kW, ant. 1,920 ft.;
KFTV(TV): Ch. 21, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,985 ft.; KMEX(TV): Ch. 34, 2,291 kW, ant.
3,137 ft.; KEXT(CA): Ch. 27, 90 kW, ant. 1,286 ft.; KUVS(TV): Ch. 19, 5,000 kW,
ant. 1,890 ft.; KFTR(TV): Ch. 46, 2,291 kW, ant. 3,137 ft.; KTFF(TV): Ch. 61,
2,400 kW, ant. 2,671 ft.; K40HE: Ch. 40, 31.6 kW; KEZT(CA): Ch. 23, 12.2 kW,
ant. 283 ft.; KDTV(TV): Ch. 14, 3,980 kW, ant. 2,300 ft.; KDTV(CA): Ch. 28, 8.2
kW, ant. 827 ft.; KTFK(TV): Ch. 64, 1,950 kW, ant. 2,868 ft.; KFSF(TV): Ch. 66,
3,470 kW, ant. 1,529 ft.; KTFD(TV): Ch. 14, 2,400 kW, ant. 1,152 ft.; WXFT(TV):
Ch. 60, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,621 ft.; WAMI(TV): Ch. 69, 5,000 kW, ant. 866 ft.;
WGBO(TV): Ch. 66, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,289 ft.; WLTV(TV): Ch. 23, 4,470 kW, ant.
974 ft.; WUVG(TV): Ch. 34, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,444 ft.; WOTF(TV): Ch. 43, 5,000
kW, ant. 1,614 ft.; WFTT(TV): Ch. 50, 4,170 kW, ant. 1,460 ft.; WUTF(TV): Ch.
66, 3,311 kW, ant. 1,168 ft.; WFUT(TV): Ch. 68, 2,630 kW, ant. 1,391 ft.;
WXTV(TV): Ch. 41, 2,340 kW, ant. 1,381 ft.; WUVP(TV): Ch. 65, 4,070 kW, ant.
1,299 ft.; KTFQ(TV): Ch. 14, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,234 ft.; WFTY(TV): Ch. 67, 2,630
kW, ant. 719 ft.; WTNC(LP): Ch. 26, 150 kW, ant. 351 ft.; WUVC(TV): Ch. 40,
5,000 kW, ant. 1,841 ft.; WQHS(TV): Ch. 61, 2,000 kW, ant. 1,161 ft.; WFPA(CA):
Ch. 28, 10.9 kW, ant. 534 ft.; KFTH(TV): Ch. 67, 4,800 kW, ant. 1,961 ft.;
KAKW(CA); Ch. 31, 17.9 kW, ant. 109 ft.; KNIC(TV): Ch. 17, 5,000 kW, ant. 669
ft.; K45DX: Ch. 45, 5.7 kW, ant. 246 ft.; KUVN(CA): Ch. 47, 16.2 kW, ant. 545
ft.; KUVN(TV): Ch. 23, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,696 ft.; KSTR(TV): Ch. 49, 4,470 kW,
ant. 1,703 ft.; KAKW(TV): Ch. 62, 1,660 kW, ant. 1,814 ft.; KXLN(TV): Ch. 45,
5,000, ant. 1,949 ft.; KFTO(CA): Ch. 67, 10.9 kW, ant. 197 ft.; KNIC(CA): Ch.
17, 10.4 kW, ant. 509 ft.; KWEX(TV): Ch. 41, 5,000 kW, ant. 1,417 ft.;
KUTF(TV): Ch. 12, 257 kW, ant. 2,264 ft.; KUTH(TV): Ch. 32, 3,072 kW, ant.
2,664 ft.; K45GX: Ch. 45, 50 kW, ant. 3,665 ft.; WFDC(TV): Ch. 14, 2,680 kW,
ant. 568 ft.
AFFILIATION: KFTU(TV): TLF; KFPH(TV):
TLF; KTVW(CA): UNI; K16FB: TLF; KUVE(TV): UNI; KFPH(CA): TLF; KTVW(TV): UNI;
K21GC: TLF; KZOL(LP): UNI; K48GX: UNI; KFTU(CA): TLF; KUVE(CA): UNI; KABE(LP):
UNI; KBTF(CA): TLF; KTFB(CA): UNI; KUVI(TV): UPN; K02OA: IND; K15ET: TLF;
KTFF(LP): TLF; KFTV(TV): UNI; KMEX(TV): UNI; KEXT(CA): TLF; KUVS(TV): UNI;
KFTR(TV): TLF; KTFF(TV): TLF; K40HE: TLF; KEZT(CA): TLF; KDTV(TV): UNI;
KDTV(CA): UNI; KTFK(TV): TLF; KFSF(TV): TLF; KTFD(TV): TLF; WXFT(TV): TLF;
WAMI(TV): TLF; WGBO(TV): UNI; WLTV(TV): UNI; WUVG(TV): UNI; WOTF(TV): TLF;
WFTT(TV): TLF; WUTF(TV): TLF; WFUT(TV): TLF; WXTV(TV): UNI; WUVP(TV): UNI;
KTFQ(TV): TLF; WFTY(TV): TLF; WTNC(LP): TLF; WUVC(TV): UNI; WQHS(TV): UNI;
WFPA(CA): UNI; KFTH(TV): TLF; KAKW(CA): UNI; K45DX: TLF; KUVN(CA): UNI;
KUVN(TV): UNI; KSTR(TV): TLF; KAKW(TV): UNI; KXLN(TV): UNI; KFTO(CA): TLF;
KNIC(CA): TLF; KWEX(TV): UNI; KUTF(TV): IND; KUTH(TV): UNI; K45GX: TLF;
WFDC(TV): TLF
COMMENT: Investor group includes
Saban Capital Group, Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners,
Texas Pacific Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners. Purchase price includes
assumption of $1.4 billion in debt, as well as Univision's radio assets.
WTGL(TV) Cocoa, Fla.
PRICE: $50 million
BUYER: Trinity Broadcasting Network
Inc. (Paul Crouch, president)
SELLER: Good Life Broadcasting Inc.
(Ken Mikesell, president)
FACILITIES: Ch. 52, 3,000 kW, ant.
1,549 ft.
AFFILIATION: Ind.

Combos

WKLP(AM) and WQZK(FM) Keyser,
W.Va.

PRICE: $2.15 million
BUYER: Raese Family (John Raese,
owner); owns no other stations
SELLER: Starcast Systems Inc. (Jack
Mullen II, acting president)
FACILITIES: WKLP(AM): 1390 kHz, 1 kW
day/74 W night; WQZK(FM): 94.1 MHz, 21 kW, ant. 768 ft.
FORMAT: WKLP(AM): Nostalgia;
WQZK(FM): Adult Rock
BROKER: Gordon Moul and
Associates
WMPL(AM) and WKMJ(FM) Hancock,
Mich.

PRICE: $775,000
BUYER: Bay Broadcasting Inc. (Jerry
Hackman, president); owns no other stations
SELLER: Victor Broadcasting Corp.
(John Vertin, president)
FACILITIES: WMPL(AM): 920 kHz, 1 kW
day/206 W night; WKMJ(FM): 93.5 MHz, 14 kW, ant. 456 ft.
FORMAT: WMPL(AM): Christian/Talk;
WKMJ(FM): Talk/AC
WSYB(AM) and WZRT(FM) Rutland
(Lebanon-Rutland-White River Junction), Vt.

PRICE: Swap
BUYER: Pamal Broadcasting Ltd (James
Morrell, chairman/CEO); owns 23 other stations, including WBNR(AM) and WSPK(FM)
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
SELLER: Clear Channel Communications
(John Hogan, CEO, radio)
FACILITIES: WPYR(AM): 1380 kHz, 5 kW;
WGHQ(AM): 920 kHz, 5 kW day/78 W night; WBPM(FM): 92.9 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 289 ft.;
WSYB(AM): 1380 kHz, 5 kW day/1 kW night; WZRT(FM): 97.1 MHz, 1 kW, ant. 2,592
ft.
FORMAT: WPYR(AM): Talk; WGHQ(AM):
Talk; WBPM(FM): Oldies; WSYB(AM): News/Talk/Sports; WZRT(FM): CHR
COMMENT: Clear Channel is exchanging
WPYR(AM), WGHQ(AM), WBPM(FM), WSYB(AM) and WZRT(FM) for Pamal's WRNX(FM)
Amherst, Mass. No cash is changing hands.

FMs

KBBX(FM) Nebraska City (Omaha-Council Bluffs),
Neb.

PRICE: $7.5 million
BUYER: Connoisseur Media LLC (Jeff
Warshaw, president); owns 12 other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Journal Communications Inc.
(Steven Smith, CEO)
FACILITIES: 97.7 MHz, 100 kW, ant.
978 ft.
FORMAT: Mexican
BROKER: Kalil and Co. Inc.
WNYQ(FM) Malta (Albany-Schenectady-Troy),
N.Y.

PRICE: $4.9 million
BUYER: Regent Communications Inc.
(William Stakelin, president/CEO); owns 73 other stations, including WTMM(AM),
WABT(FM), WGNA(FM), WQBJ(FM) |and WQBK(FM) Albany-Schenectady-Troy
SELLER: Vox Media Corp. (Bruce
Danziger, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: 105.7 MHz, 7 kW, ant. 614
ft.
FORMAT: Classic Rock
BROKER: Richard A. Foreman of Richard
A. Foreman Associates Inc.
WGZO(FM) Parris Island (Hilton Head),
S.C.

PRICE: $1.4 million
BUYER: Triad Broadcasting Co. (David
Benjamin, president/CEO); owns 43 other stations, including WFXH(AM)/(FM),
WGZR(FM) and WLOW(FM) Hilton Head
SELLER: Zip Communications Inc.
(Michael Shott, president/treasurer)
FACILITIES: 103.1 MHz, 10 kW, ant.
417 ft.
FORMAT: '80s Hits
BROKER: Kalil and Co. Inc.
WFXM(FM) Gordon (Macon), Ga.
PRICE: $808,500
BUYER: WFXM(FM) Radio Inc.
(Christopher Murray, president/treasurer); owns no other stations
SELLER: Roberts Communications (Mike
Roberts, president)
FACILITIES: 107.1 MHz, 3 kW, ant. 469
ft.
FORMAT: Urban CHR
WWVV(FM) Ridgeland (Hilton Head),
S.C.

PRICE: $800,000
BUYER: Broomfield Broadcasting LLC
(John Broomfield, president); owns two other stations, neither in this
market
SELLER: Triad Broadcasting Co. (David
Benjamin, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: 104.9 MHz, 16 kW, ant.
410 ft.
FORMAT: AAA
BROKER: Kalil and Co. Inc.
WJAN(FM) Sunderland (Lebanon-Rutland-White River
Junction), Vt.

PRICE: $625,000
BUYER: Vermont Public Radio (Mark
Vogelzang, president/GM); owns six other stations, including WNCH(FM), WRVT(FM)
and WVPR(FM) Lebanon-Rutland-White River Junction
SELLER: Pamal Broadcasting Ltd (James
Morrell, chairman/CEO)
FACILITIES: 95.1 MHz, 96 W, ant.
2,398 ft.
FORMAT: Country
WRNX(FM) Amherst (Springfield),
Mass.

PRICE: Swap
BUYER: Clear Channel Communications
(John Hogan, CEO, radio); owns 1,170 other stations, including WNNZ(AM),
WHYN(AM)/(FM) and WPKX(FM) Springfield
SELLER: Pamal Broadcasting Ltd (James
Morrell, chairman/CEO)
FACILITIES: 100.9 MHz, 1 kW, ant. 692
ft.
FORMAT: AAA
COMMENT: Pamal is exchanging WRNX(FM)
for Clear Channel's WPYR(AM), WGHQ(AM), WBPM(FM), WSYB(AM) and WZRT(FM)
Rutland, Vt. No cash is changing hands.

AMs

WAEL(AM) Mayaguez (Puerto Rico),
P.R.

PRICE: $2 million
BUYER: Univision Communications Inc.
(A. Jerrold Perenchio, chairman/CEO); owns 73 other stations, including
WKAQ(AM)/(FM) and WUKQ(FM) Puerto Rico
SELLER: WAEL Inc. (Maria Del Pilar
Pirallo, president)
FACILITIES: 600 kHz, 5 kW
FORMAT: Spanish/Oldies

Station Sales Scorecard
2006 YTD* 2005 YTD
Number Value (000) Number Value (000)
Source: BIA Financial Networks *As of 7/5/06
Television 87 $15.707,100 85 $2,842,439
Radio 556 $3,416,443 889 $2,836,254

Information provided by: BIA Financial Networks' Media
Access Pro. Chantilly, Va.,
www.bia.com 718-818-2425

 

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