Austin sports outlets sold


The Border Media Business Trust has spun off an AM-FM combo serving the Texas capital with sports programming in two languages.

The stations are KWNX-AM Taylor TX and KTXX-FM Bee Cave TX. They were sold out of bankruptcy by W. Lawrence Patrick, trustee of BMP Austin License Company LP.

The buyer is Total Austin Radio Sports Radio LLC, with Michael R. McCain signing off on the FCC application as manager. FOB Austin Radio LLC, predominately owned by Barnett Family LP and Stephen W. Can Amburgh, holds 88.89% of the interest in the combo, and PMC Austin I LLC, a subsidiary of Public Media Company holds 11.11%. PMC is headed by Marc Hand and others.
The buyers have no other broadcast assets in the Austin market.

KTXX-FM is a Class A on 104.9 MHz with 3.2 kW @ 447’. It covers most of the city with its primary contour and provides its sports programming in English as “The Horn.”

KWNX-AM is a Class D on 1260 kHz with 1 kW-D, 144 W-N, ND. Its sports programming is in Spanish courtesy of ESPN Deportes, which it takes into only the northeast quadrant of the city by day and just outside the northeast quadrant including the Round Rock area by night.