The sale by News-Press & Gazette Co. of KJCT Grand Junction, Colo., and its associated low-power television stations to Excalibur Broadcasting for $3 million-plus tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA Kelsey.
K38FO Carbondale, K42EV Glenwood Springs, KKHD-LP & KJCT-TV Grand Junction, K28AD-D, KXHD-LP & K2JK-D Montrose, K36AF New Castle, K40LR-D Paonia, K45AF Parachute, K34LC-D Rifle, all Colo. — PRICE: $3 million-plus BUYER: Excalibur Broadcasting LLC (Don Ray, owner) SELLER: News-Press & Gazette Co (David Bradley, chairman/CEO) FACILITIES: K38FO: Ch. 38, 0.130 kW, ant. 2,622 ft.; K42EV: 42, 1.230 kW, ant. 300 ft.; KKHD-LP: Ch. 20, 20.400 kW, ant. 1,316 ft.; KJCT-TV: DTV Ch. 7, 9.700 kW, ant. 2,927 ft.; K28AD-D: DTV Ch. 28, 12.500 kW, ant. 102 ft.; KXHD-LP: Ch. 36, 34.300 kW, ant. 1,683 ft.; K21JK-D: DTV Ch. 21, 13.000 kW, ant. 1,683 ft.; K36AF: Ch. 36, 0.145 kW, ant. -416 ft.; K40LR-D: DTV Ch. 40, 0.190 kW; K45AF: Ch. 45, 0.630 kW, ant. 46 ft.; K34LC-D: DTV Ch. 34, 1.910 kW, ant. 1,116 ft AFFILIATION: K38FO: ABC; K42EV: ABC; KKHD-LP: TEL; KJCT-TV: ABC; K28AD-D: ABC; KXHD-LP: TEL; K21JK-D: ABC; K36AF: ABC; K45AF: ABC; K34LC-D: ABC COMMENT: News-Press & Gazette Co is selling the licensed assets of KJCT-TV Grand Junction and its associated low-power Television stations to Excalibur Broadcasting LLC for $3 million. Subject to completing the sale of these licensed assets to Excalibur, Gray Television will provide back-office, engineering, and sales support services to Excalibur. In a separate transaction that is also subject to the sale of the licensed assets of the Station to Excalibur, NPG Co. will sell certain other assets of these television stations to Gray for $9 million dollars.
KMMC-LD/San Francisco — PRICE: $2,335,000 BUYER: New York Spectrum Holding Company LLC (Charles Naumer, managing director) SELLER: CNZ Communications (Randy Nonberg, president) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 40, 6.000 kW, ant. 1,283 ft. AFFILIATION: tr3 BROKER: Kalil & Co.
KMUM-CA Sacramento, Calif. — PRICE: $1,525,000 BUYER: Serestar Communications Corp. (Philip Wilkinson, president) SELLER: CNZ Communications (Randy Nonberg, president) FACILITIES: Ch. 15, 18.000 kW, ant. 414 ft. AFFILIATION: tr3 BROKER: Kalil & Co.
KQHO-LD Houston — PRICE: $900,000 BUYER: New York Spectrum Holding Coy LLC (Charles Naumer, managing director) SELLER: LMO Christian Media Inc (Jesse Gonzalez Cantu, president) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 20, 3.700 kW, ant. 1.063 ft. AFFILIATION: INS
KMMW-LD Stockton, Calif. — PRICE: $275,000 BUYER: Serestar Communications Corp (Philip Wilkinson, president) SELLER: CNZ Communications (Randy Nonberg, president) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 28, 15.000 kW, ant. 1,831 ft. AFFILIATION: tr3 BROKER: Kalil & Co
W30DI-D, W33DE-D, W39DM-D & W49DS-D Wolcott, Ind. — PRICE: $12,000 BUYER: King Forward Inc. (John Kyle II, president) SELLER: Alma Corp. (Dennis Wallace, president) FACILITIES: W30DI-D: DTV Ch. 30, 15.000 kW, ant. 305 ft.; W33DE-D: DTV Ch. 33, 15.000 kW, ant. 305 ft.; W39DM-D: DTV Ch. 39, 10.000 kW, ant. 305 ft.; W49DS-D: DTV Ch. 49, 15.000 kW, ant. 305 ft. BROKER: Kristina Bruni of Bella Spectra Corp
W36EC-D & W14DQ-D Bartow, Fla. — PRICE: $3,570 BUYER: Henry B Holmes, Jr SELLER: Polk County Board of County Commissioners (Melony Bell, chairman) FACILITIES: W36EC-D: DTV Ch. 36, 15.000 kW; W14DQ-D: DTV Ch. 14, 15.000 kW
KSZG-LD Columbia, Colo. — BUYER: CMBG Advisors Inc. (James Baer, president) SELLER: Plum Media LLC (Joseph Varet, president) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 20, 0.380 kW, ant. -1,608 ft. AFFILIATION: IND COMMENT: Plum Media LLC is assigning all of its assets to CMBG Advisors Inc. to be liquidated for the benefit of creditors.