RTN Parent Buys 78 TV Translators

Henry Luken, head of RTN parent Luken Communications, says the purchase is the first step in a plan to acquire around 400 translators and low-power stations so that its affiliates will have ample bandwidth to broadcast Luken’s 10 existing and planned multicasting networks.The seller of the translators is David Honig’s Minority Media and Telecommunications Council. The price: $390,000.