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Station Sales Week Of 12/23

Posted: 23 Dec 2016 08:02 AM PST

Translator Sales

David Magnum is selling 92.3 W222AU Beloit WI to Scott Thompsons Big Radio
for $50,000 in order to settle petitions To deny and a lawsuit. The suits
stemmed from an agreement entered between Big Radio and Sister Grace Inc.
to acquire the CP for 95.7 W239CD Beloit prior to Sister Grace (which
Magnum holds 49% interest in) filing to sell the translator CP to Magnum
for $3000. As part of the settlement the petitions and lawsuits will be
dropped and Thompson will not block Magnums CP to move 95.9 WBKY Portage WI
to Stoughton where it will rimshot the Madison market. Following the sale,
W222AU will rebroadcast News/Talk The Big 1380 WBEL South Beloit IL.

Edgewater Broadcasting is selling four translators to Elohim Group
Corporation for $80,000. Elohim will acquire 92.3 K222BM Moapa NV (to
rebroadcast 91.7 KZYU-FM Wellton AZ), 94.5 K233CX Nogales AZ (to
rebroadcast 91.7 KZYU-FM Wellton AZ), 99.1 K256BJ Borger TX (to rebroadcast
106.5 KXZX-LP Juliard TX), and 105.5 K288FK Clovis NM (to rebroadcast 90.5
KZTU-FM Tucumcari NM).
Station Sales

The previously announced deal to sell Pataphysical Broadcastings 88.9 KUSP
Santa Cruz CA and four translators to Educational Media Foundation has been
filed with the FCC. EMF will acquire KUSP, 89.1 K206BQ Hollister, 89.3
K207CN Santa Cruz, 91.3 K217EK Palo California Canyon, and 95.3 K237EV Big
Sur Valley for $605,000.

Ozark Mountain Broadcasting sells Classic Rock Coffeehouse 106.9 KXIO
Clarksville AR to East Arkansas Broadcasters for $200,000. EAB has begun
operating the station under a Time Brokerage Agreement.

St. Paul Cultural Broadcasting sells the CP for 89.5 Willcox AZ to Cedar
Cove Broadcasting for $30,000.

2016 Post-Christmas Format Change Watchlist

Posted: 22 Dec 2016 08:00 PM PST

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We once again reach the time of the year when many stations prepare to come
out of the Christmas season. This year the addition of many new translators
from the AM Revitalization Period will potentially increase the amount of
stations making changes after Christmas or New Years.
Confirmed Changes

Bloomington IN ¬*Mid America Radio Groups The Christmas Station 101.1 WDCK
Bloomfield will flip to Classic Country on Tuesday, January 3.

Dallas iHeartMedias 102.1 KDGE will debut its new AC Star 102.1 format.

Evansville¬* Townsquare Medias 105.3 WJLT will debut its new AC My 105.3

Fort Wayne¬* Adams Radio AC Soft Rock 103.9 WWFW will rebrand as 103.9

Morgantown WV LHTC Media AC Variety 100.9 WZST will flip to Variety Hits
100.9 Jack-FM.

Norfolk Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Gospel 1270 WTJY Newport News
will relaunch as Praise 104.9 on January 3.

Palm Coast FL Flagler Broadcasting Soft Oldies ‚ÄúEasy Oldies 100.9‚ÄĚ W265CF
will relaunch as Oldies Kool 100.9 on December 26.

San Jose Alpha Media AC 94.5 KBAY will relaunch as Classic Hits 94.5
Bay-FM at 5pm on Christmas Day.
Stations Stunting

Astoria OR Radio Beams 93.3 KEUB Gearhart has been running Christmas Music
since signing on in October.

Bellefontaine OH V-Teck Communications¬*107.3 W297BP is running Christmas
Music until debuting its permanent identity (Domain Insight).

Branson ¬*Earls Family Broadcasting will flip 1220 KOMC/98.1 K251BZ to a new
format on December 26 after stunting as Christmas 98.1 since October 1.

Chattanooga For the second consecutive year, Brewer Medias 106.9¬*W295BI
Chattanooga is stunting as Santa 106.9 ¬*in preparation of a format change.

Columbia MO Zimmer Radios new sign-on 98.3 KDVC is stunting as K-Santa in
preparation of debuting its permanent identity (Domain Insight).

Long Island Bold Broadcastings newly acquired 104.7 WELJ Montauk will
debut its new format on December 26.

San Angelo¬* William McCutcheons 103.5 KBJX Mertzon has been stunting as
Frosty 103.5 since signing-on in October.

San Francisco iHeartMedias new sign-on 104.1¬*K281BU is stunting as Santa

Tampa Beasley Media Rock 98.7 No Rules Rock WBRN-FM is running
commercial-free Christmas Music as Santa 98.7.
Other Potential Changes

Boston Beasley Medias Silent 1330 WRCA will return to the air with a new
format and translator¬*106.1 W291CZ.

Sacramento iHeartMedias 107.1 The Brew¬*K296GB North Highlands is stunting
as The Christmas Brew.

Seattle Sinclair Broadcast Group Hot AC Star 101.5 KPLZ has been running
Christmas Music as Santa-FM, which is potentially a sign of a post
Christmas change.

Terre Haute The three-way Emmis/DLC Media/Midwest Communications deal will
close in early 2017 leading to Classic Rock 105.5 The River WWVR West Terre
Haute moving to one of Midwests frequencies¬*and a new format for WWVR and
potentially others.

Tulsa iHeartMedia Oldies 93.5 Chrome-FM K228BR has jettisoned its branding
for Christmas-FM.

December 2016 (11/3-11/30) Nielsen Audio PPM Ratings Day 4

Posted: 22 Dec 2016 02:27 PM PST 030d3

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