Longtime Michigan Broadcaster Todd Mohr’s newly-formed Aurora Media, LLC has reached an agreement to acquire WDBC-AM and WYKX-FM (Escanaba) from KMB Broadcasting, Inc. The purchase price was announced at $400,000. The price also includes FM translator W233CT, which rebroadcasts WDBC.
KMB Broadcasting, owned principally by James and Betty Cooke, has has owned the stations since 1988. Aurora Media is owned by Todd and wife Janine Gregorski-Mohr. Todd Mohr also owns WMTE-FM (Manistee), which is currently under an LMA with 45 North Media, Inc.
An application with the FCC to approve the transfer was filed on December 31. Aurora Media began operating the stations under an LMA this past Monday, January 7.
WDBC operates on 680kHz with 10kw days (directional) and 1kw nights (directional). WYKX operates on 104.7mHz with 100kw at 105 meters HAAT.