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Buckley-Connoisseur Deal Leads Sales

MSG scores several sales from coast to coast

Buckley Broadcasting is selling its Hartford, Ct., cluster to Connoisseur Media. The specific terms were not released. Richard A. Foreman Associates was the broker.

The stations sold are: WDRC(AM/FM), Hartford, WMMW(AM), Meriden, Ct., WWCO(AM), Waterbury, Ct., and WSNG(AM), Torrington, Ct.

Media Services Group has also announced a number of recent sales in several states. Moving from West to East, the sales start in California.

Southern California Public Radio has purchased K210AD, an FM translator licensed to Logos Broadcasting, Santa Barbara, Calif. The price was $75,000 and the broker was Jody McCoy of the Colorado Springs office.

MSG’s Greg Merrill in the company’s Salt Lake City office oversaw a pair of Idaho sales. KPTO(AM), a St. Anthony, Idaho, station owned by Main Street Broadcasting was sold to Freedom’s Voice Broadcasting of Draper, Utah for $75,000.

Also in Idaho, the sale of JLD Media’s KZMG(FM) in Melba, Idaho, to FM Idaho for $800,000 has closed. This is part of a series of radio sales transactions and format changes in the area involving other parties as well.

Bill Whitley of the Dallas MSG office oversaw a pair of Texas transactions. KKLF(AM), licensed to Dallas suburb Richardson, Texas, was sold for $1,250,000 to an unnamed individual who has other properties in South Texas. KKLF is part of the Joule Trust.

LKCM Radio Licenses has sold its KRVA(FM), licensed to Campbell, Texas, for $120,000to The Way Radio Group.

And the latest in the Eastern Airwaves FM translator acquisition campaign features to construction permits. One is for W252CZ, Wake Forest, N.C., from W&C Broadcasting and the other is W285EU, Jamestown, N.C., from Tri-Ad Family Network. Both went for $100,000 and were brokered by Bob Heymann of the Chicago office.