Not every station sale involves stations in large markets or large numbers of stations. Recently crossing the Radio World sales desk were two items of interest.
In the Northern California area, three FM stations owned by Coast Radio, a family-run operation, were bought by Alpha Broadcasting. KKDV, Walnut Creek, KKIQ, Livermore and KUIC, Vacaville, are the stations changing hands.
According to a local paper, Coast Radio’s owners Jim and John Levitt were looking to sell after 40 years in the business. Their father founded the business.
In Wyoming, station broker Lawrence Patrick’s Legend Communication purchased two FMs from Global News Consultants for $262,000. The stations are KHRW, Ranchester, and KYTS, Manderville, two north central Wyoming communities.