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WBEZ
CHICAGO IL
FULL-SERVICE FM
Channel 218 (91.5 MHz)
CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA INC
848 EAST GRAND AVENUE
CHICAGO IL 60611
3128329150
Facility ID: 66649
Licensed
HD Radio digital hybrid
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BXPED-20181113AAS AUX Granted 09/09/2019
BXPED-20181113AAT AUX Granted 09/09/2019
BXPED-20181113AAS AUX Superceded 12/26/2018
BXPED-20181113AAT AUX Superceded 12/26/2018
BMXPED-20111129DED AUX Granted 12/05/2011
BXPED-20101207AEY AUX Granted 12/21/2010
L2C BLED-20101206AAE Granted 04/20/2011
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REC Application ID: 1410989 (eLMS)
Record Type: Full Service FM
Application Purpose: License to Cover
Expiration Date: 12/01/2020
FRN: 0007620651
Channel: 218B (91.5)
NAD83 Coordinates: 41 53' 56.1" N / 87 37' 23.2" W
NAD27 Coordinates: 41 53' 56.22" N / -87 37' 23.02" W
Elevation: 180.7 m AMSL
Antenna Type: ERI COG3-20P-2-70-2
Antenna Sections (bays): 2
Spacing Between Bays: 0.7
Transmitter Power Output: 9.02 kW
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Effective Radiated Power (kW) 5.7 5.7
Maximum Effective Radiated Power: (kW) 0 0
Radiation center above average terrain 425.1m 425.1m
Radiation center-height above ground: 425m 425m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 605.7m 605.7m
Overall antenna height above ground: 459 m
Non-Directional Antenna
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BPED-20070816ACU Granted 12/10/2007
BLED-20060905ACG Dismissed 03/18/2011
BPED-20050914ACR Granted 11/02/2005
BXLED-20030618AAR AUX Granted 08/21/2003
BXPED-20020927AAR AUX Granted 03/31/2003
BXPED-20020927AAR AUX Superceded 03/26/2003
BPED-20000710AAQ Returned 03/22/2002
BMLED-19891106KB Granted 03/20/1991
BLED-19880728KA AUX Granted 09/26/1988
BLED-19850826KA AUX Dismissed 05/13/1988
BLED-19850628KL Granted 08/20/1985
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
KSB736153.1100
KA8188153.3500
KA8187170.1500
WLP563949.0000105 W ADAMS ST
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WBEZ - 00/00/0000
WBEZ-FM - 05/15/1983
WBEZ - 04/01/1988
TRANSLATORS
1.W216CLCHICAGO IL
2.WBEWCHESTERTON IN
3.W219CDELGIN IL
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APPLICATION HISTORY
Transaction log data EEO Annual Employment Report Received 00/00/0000
Transaction log data EEO Annual Employment Report Received 00/00/0000
Transaction log data EEO Annual Employment Report Received 00/00/0000
Transaction log data EEO Annual Employment Report Received 00/00/0000
  BRED-19790801A2 Renewal Granted 11/30/1979
  BRED-19820720YG Renewal Granted 11/19/1982
Public Notice Details BPED-19830415AD Original Construction Permit Granted 10/21/1983
Public Notice Details BMPED-19840925AW CP Extension Granted 11/14/1984
  BLED-19850628KL License to Cover Granted 08/20/1985
  BLED-19850826KA License to Cover Dismissed 05/13/1988
  BLED-19880728KA License to Cover Granted 09/26/1988
  BRED-19890726UU Renewal Granted 12/31/1990
  BMLED-19891106KB Modify License Granted 03/20/1991
  BALED-19900727HV Assign License/CP Granted 09/18/1990
  BRED-19960801YK Renewal Granted 04/13/1999
  BIES-20000522AFL EEO Initial Election Statement Received 05/22/2000
  BIES-20000705ABF EEO Initial Election Statement Received 07/05/2000
  BPED-20000710AAQ Modification Returned 03/22/2002
  B395B-20000928AIC EEO Annual Employment Report Received 09/28/2000
  BXPED-20020927AAR Modification Superceded 03/26/2003
  BDSTA-20030207ADF Special Temporary Authority Granted 03/12/2003
  BXPED-20020927AAR Modification Granted 03/31/2003
  BXLED-20030618AAR License to Cover Granted 08/21/2003
  B396-20040802BAJ EEO Program Report Received 08/02/2004
  BRED-20040802BBS Renewal Granted 02/25/2011
  -20050502ADC Experimental Permit Granted 06/01/2005
  BPED-20050914ACR Modification Granted 11/02/2005
  BLED-20060905ACG License to Cover Dismissed 03/18/2011
  BPED-20070816ACU Modification Granted 12/10/2007
  B397-20080731ASP EEO Mid-Term Report Received 07/31/2008
  BLED-20101206AAE License to Cover Granted 04/20/2011
  BXPED-20101207AEY Modification Granted 12/21/2010
  BMXPED-20111129DED Modification Granted 12/05/2011
  B396-20120731ASK EEO Program Report Received 07/31/2012
  BRED-20120731ASM Renewal Granted 11/23/2012
  BDNED-20121128BIK Digital Notification Pending 11/29/2012
  B397-20170801AHA EEO Mid-Term Report Received 08/01/2017
Transaction log data BXPED-20181113AAS Modification Superceded 12/26/2018
Transaction log data BXPED-20181113AAT Modification Superceded 12/26/2018
Transaction log data BXPED-20181113AAS Modification Granted 09/09/2019
Transaction log data BXPED-20181113AAT Modification Granted 09/09/2019
  0000109615 EEO Program Report Received 03/26/2020
  0000119848 Renewal Granted 11/20/2020
  0000119835 EEO Program Report Received 08/03/2020
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 History card 01/01/1980
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