Palen declined to discuss financial terms for the deal, but FCC paperwork indicates a sale price of $794,000. It usually takes about three months for such sales to clear federal regulators.
It’s not clear what will come next for Palen. He said he and his wife enjoy snow, so a northern location seems possible, but that’s not decided. It doesn’t have to be yet.
“For the most part listeners won’t even know a change has happened,” he said.
And that’s very much how he wants it.