Station Trading Roundup: 2 Deals, $45,450,000

The purchase of 26 former Ion Media stations by INYO Broadcast Holdings from E.W. Scripps tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA Advisory Services.

Multistate Deal — PRICE: $45,000,000 BUYER: INYO Broadcast Holdings LLC (John Chachas, chairman, CEO, Mgr) SELLER: EW Scripps (Adam Symson, president,CEO) COMMENT: Upon consummation of the merger between EW Scripps Co and Ion Media Networks, Scripps will sell to INYO Broadcast Holdings LLC, for $45M, certain stations that are owned and operated currently by subsidiaries of Ion that will become subsidiaries of Scripps.

Alabama: WPXH-TV Hoover FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 33, 300.000 kW, ant. 1,045 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Arizona: KPPX-TV Tolleson FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 31, 645.000 kW, ant. 1,788 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

California: KKPX-TV San Jose FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 33, 510.000 kW, ant. 1,417 ft AFFILIATION: Ion

Colorado: KPXC-TV Denver FACILITIES: DTV Ch.18, 330.000 kW, ant. 1,081 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Connecticut: WHPX-TV New London FACILITIES: DTV Ch.28, 500.000 kW, ant. 1,656 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion


Delaware: WPPX-TV Wilmington FACILITIES: DTV Ch.34, 310.000 kW, ant. 1,024 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Florida: WPXP-TV Lake Worth FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 36, 1,000.000 kW, ant. 1,263 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

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Hawaii: KPXO-TV Kaneohe FACILITIES: DTV Ch.32, 17.000 kW, ant. 2,339 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Idaho: KTRV-TV Nampa FACILITIES: DTV Ch.13, 17.000 kW, ant. 2,720 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Indiana: WCLJ-TV Bloomington, WIPX-TV Bloomington FACILITIES: WCLJ-TV: DTV Ch.28, 175.000 kW, ant. 1,049 ft.; WIPX-TV: DTV Ch.28, 175.000 kW, ant. 1,049 ft. AFFILIATION: WCLJ-TV: Ion; WIPX-TV: Ion

Kentucky: WUPX-TV Richmond FACILITIES: DTV Ch.25, 465.000 kW, ant. 1,162 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Massachusetts: WLWC-TV New Bedford FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 17, 1,000.000 kW, ant. 748 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Michigan: WPXD-TV Ann Arbor, WZPX-TV Battle Creek FACILITIES: WPXD-TV: DTV Ch.24, 370.000 kW, ant. 955 ft.; WZPX-TV: DTV Ch. 21, 400.000 kW, ant. 913 ft. AFFILIATION: WPXD-TV: Ion; WZPX-TV: Ion

Minnesota: KPXM-TV St Cloud FACILITIES: DTV Ch.16, 470.000 kW, ant. 950ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

Missouri: KPXE-TV Kansas City FACILITIES: DTV Ch.30, 1,000.000 kW, ant. 1,112 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

New York: WYPX-TV Amsterdam, WPXJ-TV Batavia FACILITIES: WYPX-TV: DTV Ch. 19, 600.000 kW, ant. 966 ft.; WPXJ-TV: DTV Ch. 24, 500.000 kW, ant. 1,222 ft. AFFILIATION: WYPX-TV: Ion; WPXJ-TV: Ion

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North Carolina: WGPX-TV Burlington FACILITIES: DTV Ch, 26, 125.000 kW, ant. 1,648 ft AFFILIATION: Ion

Ohio: WDLI-TV Canton, WVPX-TV Akron FACILITIES: WDLI-TV: DTV Ch.22, 950.000 kW, ant. 952 ft.; WVPX-TV: DTV Ch. 22, 950.000 kW, ant. 952 ft. AFFILIATION: WDLI-TV: Ion; WVPX-TV: Ion

Oklahoma: KOPX-TV Oklahoma City FACILITIES: DTV Ch18, 200.000 kW, ant. 1,533 ft AFFILIATION: Ion

Tennessee: WPXX-TV Memphis FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 33, 537.000 kW, ant. 1,024 ft AFFILIATION: Ion

Virginia: WPXV-TV Norfolk FACILITIES: DTV Ch.32, 865.000 kW, ant. 1,141 ft AFFILIATION: Ion

Washington: KGPX-TV Spokane FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 34, 60.000 kW, ant. 1,524 ft. AFFILIATION: Ion

WOHZ-CD Mansfield, OH — PRICE: $450,000 BUYER: Gray Television (Hilton Howell Jr, chairman/CEO) SELLER: Mid-State Multimedia (Robert Meisse, president) BROKER: Patrick Communications FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 20, 8.000 kW, ant.495 ft. AFFILIATION: IND

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