Texas AM station sports hefty price tag


KBEC-AM, a locally-oriented station in Waxahachie TX is being sold from one local owner to another. The standalone station south of Dallas-Fort Worth is going for $1.25M.

According to broker Bill Whitley of Media Services Group, the sellers are Jeanne Mosley, Sandra Howell and Ken Roberts and the buyer is a local businessman by the name of Jim Phillips.

The station is a Class B playing Classic Country on 1390 kHz with 480 w-D, 260 W-N, DA2. The secondary daytime signal makes it as far as Fort Worth, but does not make it to Dallas.

The sellers take pride in serving their local community. The mission statement listed on the station’s website says, “KBEC Radio 1390 AM provides listeners of Ellis County Texas with local news, sports and human interest stories.  Featured programs include the ‘Classic Country Coffee Cup’ and the ‘Flea Market.’”