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KSCW Wichita, Kan.
PRICE: $6.8 million
BUYER: Schurz Communications Inc. (Franklin Schurz Jr., chairman/CEO)
SELLER: Banks Broadcasting Inc. (Lyle Banks, president)
FACILITIES: Ch. 33, 2300 kW, ant. 1,076 ft.
AFFILIATION: The CW
BROKER: Kalil and Co.
WFXI Morehead City, WYDO Greenville, N.C.
PRICE: $5.885 million
BUYER: Esteem Broadcasting (David Bailey, president)
SELLER: Piedmont TV LLC (Paul Brissette, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: WFXI: Ch. 8, 316 kW, ant. 817 ft.; WYDO: Ch. 14, 1100 kW, ant. 686 ft.
AFFILIATION: WFXI: Fox; WYDO: Fox
KNLJ Jefferson City, K40JW Macon, Mo.
PRICE: $3.25 million
BUYER: Christian TV Network (Robert D’Andrea, president)
SELLER: New Life Evangelistic Center (Larry Rice, president)
FACILITIES: KNLJ: Ch. 25, 2040 kW, ant. 1,030 ft.; K40JW: Ch. 40, 17 kW
AFFILIATION: KNLJ: Religion; K40JW: Religion
KIDQ(LP) Lewiston, Idaho
PRICE: $5,000
BUYER: JPI Worldwide Inc. (Jarel Pittman, president)
SELLER: Brady Broadcasting (William Brady, owner)
FACILITIES: Ch. 27, 2.8 kW
COMMENT: Buyer agrees to forgive seller’s promissory notes in the amount of $6,250 and $45,000 and to pay the sum of $5,000 in cash.
WBXN(CA) New Orleans
PRICE: Undisclosed
BUYER: Belo Corp. (Dunia Shive, president/COO)
SELLER: CBS TV Stations (Tom Kane, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: Ch. 18, 5.0 kW, ant.1,000 ft.
AFFILIATION: Ind.
COMMENT: $100,000 of price paid for WUPL Slidell, La., will be allocated to purchase WBXN(CA); there will be no additional consideration.
K13FF, K11FP, K09FM Manti, Utah
PRICE: $0
BUYER: Sanpete County (Mark Anderson, county commissioner)
SELLER: Manti City Corp. (William Michelson, city recorder)
FACILITIES: K13FF: Ch. 13, 0.025 kW, ant. -899 ft.; K11FP: Ch. 11, 0.025 kW, ant. -899 ft.; K09FM: Ch. 9, 0.001 kW, ant. -1398 ft.
AFFILIATION: K13FF: NBC; K11FP: ABC; K09FM: CBS
COMMENT: Manti City Corp. is donating the licenses of the three stations and their associated digital-channel construction permits to Sanpete County.

Combos


WMCD(FM) Claxton, WDXQ(AM) and WDXQ(FM) Cochran, WPTB(AM) and WWNS(AM) Statesboro, WSYL(AM) and WZBX(FM) Sylvania, Ga.
PRICE: $2.3 million
BUYER: Georgia Eagle Broadcasting Inc. (Cecil Staton, president); owns six other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Communications Capital Managers LLC (Woodward Stover, manager/CEO)
FACILITIES: WMCD(FM): 107.3 MHz, 25 kW, ant. 328 ft.; WDXQ(AM): 1440 kHz, 1 kW day/90 W night; WDXQ(FM): 96.7 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 322 ft.; WPTB(AM): 850 kHz, 1 kW; WWNS(AM): 1240 kHz, 710 W; WSYL(AM): 1490 kHz, 1 kW; WZBX(FM): 106.5 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 328 ft.
FORMAT: WMCD(FM): Oldies; WDXQ(AM): Classic Hits; WDXQ(FM): Country; WPTB(AM): Sports; WWNS(AM): News/Talk/Sports; WSYL(AM): Country; WZBX(FM): Country
WLCK(AM) and WVLE(FM) Scottsville (Bowling Green), Ky.
PRICE: $800,000
BUYER: Skytower Communications Inc. (Billy Evans, president); owns three other stations, including WGGC(FM) Bowling Green
SELLER: Sherandan Broadcasting Co. (Danny Tabar, owner)
FACILITIES: WLCK(AM): 1250 kHz, 869 W day/76 W night; WVLE(FM): 99.3 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 328 ft.
FORMAT: WLCK(AM): Gospel; WVLE(FM): Country
WULA(AM) and WRVX(FM) Eufaula, Ala.
PRICE: $350,000
BUYER: Big Fish Broadcasting LLC (Jeffrey Roper, president); owns two other stations, neither in this market
SELLER: Renegade Broadcasting (Clyde Earnest, president)
FACILITIES: WULA(AM): 1240 kHz, 600 W; WRVX(FM): 97.9 MHz, 6 kW, ant. 328 ft.
FORMAT: WULA(AM): Sports/Talk; WRVX(FM): Variety
COMMENT: At closing, purchase price less $10,000 earnest money will be paid in full, or buyer may assume one or more of the outstanding notes due from seller. Any such assumption reduces the purchase price by an equal amount.

FMs


KECH(FM), KSKI(FM) and KYZK(FM) Sun Valley, Idaho; KWYS(AM) West Yellowstone, Mont.; KSGT(AM), KJAX(FM), KMTN(FM) and KZJH(FM) Jackson, Wyo.
PRICE: $16.5 million
BUYER: Blue Point Media LLC (Christopher Devine, sole member); owns 46 other stations, none in this market.
SELLER: Chaparral Communications (Jerrold Lundquist, president)
FACILITIES: KECH(FM): 95.3 MHz, 100 W, ant. 2,169 ft.; KSKI(FM): 103.7 MHz, 53 kW, ant. 1,910 ft; KYZK(FM): 107.5 MHz, 100 W, ant. 2,169 ft.; KWYS(AM): 920 kHz, 1 kW day/38 W night; KSGT(AM): 1340 kHz, 1 kW day/night; KJAX(FM): 93.3 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 1,070 ft.; KMTN(FM): 96.9 MHz, 50 kW, ant.1060 ft; KZJH(FM): 95.3 MHz, 100 kW, ant. 1,056 ft.
FORMAT: KFCH(FM): Classic Rock; KSKI(FM): Alternative; KYZK(FM): Big Band/Smooth Jazz; KWYS(AM): Classic Rock; KSGT(FM): Country/News; KJAX(FM): Country; KMTN(FM): AAA/Classic Rock; KZJH(FM): AC/ Classic Rock
WEKS(FM) Zebulon, Ga.
PRICE: $3.4 million
BUYER: Legacy Media Holdings LLC (Michael Easterly, CEO); owns one other station, not in this market
SELLER: Spalding Broadcasting Co. (Stephen Tarkenton, president)
FACILITIES: 92.5 MHz, 12 kW, ant. 476 ft.
FORMAT: Country
WAKX(FM) Narragansett Pier (Providence-Warwick-Pawtucket), R.I.
PRICE: $2.56 million
BUYER: Rhode Island Public Radio (Eugene Mihaly); owns no other stations
SELLER: Davidson Media Group LLC (Peter Davidson, president)
FACILITIES: 102.7 MHz, 2 kW, ant. 226 ft.
FORMAT: Jazz
BROKER: Michael J. Bergner of John Pierce and Co. LLC
WKGA(FM) Dadeville, Ala.
PRICE: $1.4 million
BUYER: Auburn Network Inc. (Michael G. Hubbard, president); owns one other station, not in this market
SELLER: Great South Wireless LLC (Joan Reynolds, member)
FACILITIES: 100.3 MHz, 2 kW, ant. 558 ft.
FORMAT: Country
WPLI(FM) Levittown, P.R.
PRICE: $1 million
BUYER: Aureo Matos Barreto; owns three other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Newlife Broadcasting Inc. (Juan Carlos Matos Barreto, president)
FACILITIES: 88.5 MHz, 100 W, ant. 69 ft.
FORMAT: Spanish/Christian Contemporary
WRKP(FM) Moundsville (Wheeling), W,Va.
PRICE: $1 million
BUYER: Educational Media Foundation (Richard Jenkins, president); owns 190 other stations, none in this market
SELLER: RKP International (Ron King, president)
FACILITIES: 96.5 MHz, 2 kW, ant. 594 ft.
FORMAT: Christian Contemporary
BROKER: Greg Guy of Patrick Communications
WVRY(FM) WAVERLY (NASHVILLE), TENN.
PRICE: $900,000
BUYER: Grace Broadcasting Services Inc. (Lacy Ennis, president/CEO); owns eight other stations, including WQSE(AM) Nashville
SELLER: Salem Communications Corp. (Edward Atsinger III, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: 105.1 MHz, 50 kW, ant. 492 ft.
FORMAT:Christian Contemporary
BROKER: Ed Henson of Henson Media

AMs


KTRO(AM) Vancouver (Portland), Wash.
PRICE: $4.2 million
BUYER: Salem Communications Corp. (Edward Atsinger III, president/CEO); owns 98 other stations, including KPDQ(AM)/(FM), KFIS(FM) and KTRO(FM) Portland
SELLER: Entercom (David Field, president/CEO)
FACILITIES: 910 kHz, 5 kW
FORMAT: Talk
BROKER: Media Venture Partners
WDRJ(AM) Inkster (Detroit), Mich.
PRICE: $3.8 million
BUYER: Communicom (Richard Kylberg Jr., president); owns four other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Davidson Media Group LLC (Peter Davidson, president)
FACILITIES: 1440 kHz, 1 kW
FORMAT: Gospel
WDJA(AM) Delray Beach (West Palm Beach-Boca Raton), Fla.
PRICE: $2.1 million
BUYER: The Betty Ginsburg Revocable Trust (Betty Ginsburg, trustee); owns no other stations
SELLER: Vega Investment Group LLC (Richard Vega, manager, member)
FACILITIES: 1420 kHz, 5 kW day/500 W night
FORMAT: Business News
BROKER: Frank Boyle of Frank Boyle & Co LLC and John Pierce of John Pierce & Co. LLC
COMMENT: Stock purchase
WGSO(AM) New Orleans
PRICE: $1.01 million
BUYER: Northshore Radio LLC (Christopher Beary, manager/CEO); owns no other stations
SELLER: MC Media LLC (William Metcalf, member)
FACILITIES: 990 kHz, 1 kW day/400 W night
FORMAT: Business News/Talk
BROKER: The Thorburn Co.
WINK(AM) Fort Myers (Ft. Myers-Naples-Marco Island), Fla.
PRICE: $975,000
BUYER: Meridian Broadcasting Inc. (Joe Schwartzel, president/GM); owns four other stations: WNOG(AM), WARO(FM), WTLT(FM) and WUSV(FM) Ft. Myers-Naples-Marco Island
SELLER: Ft. Myers Broadcasting Co. (Brian McBride, president)
FACILITIES: 1240 kHz, 1 kW
FORMAT: News/Talk
WNPL(AM)(CP) Golden Gate (Ft. Pierce-Stuart-Vero Beach), Fla.
PRICE: $975,000
BUYER: Ft. Myers Broadcasting Co. (Brian McBride, president); owns two other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Intermart Broadcasting (Patricia Dahlin, VP)
FACILITIES: 1460 kHz, 7 kW day/2 kW night
FORMAT: CP–NOA
KXLQ(AM) Indianola (Des Moines), Iowa; WCXN(AM) Claremont, N.C.
PRICE: $800,000
BUYER: Birach Broadcasting Corp. (Sima Birach, president); owns 14 other stations, none in this market
SELLER: Davidson Media Group LLC (Peter Davidson, president)
FACILITIES: KXLQ(AM): 1490 kHz, 500 W day/1 kW night; WCXN(AM): 1170 kHz, 8 kW
FORMAT: KXLQ(AM): Dark; WCXN(AM): Mexican
BROKER: John Pierce of John Pierce and Co. LLC

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