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WBUR-FM
BOSTON MA
FULL-SERVICE FM
Channel 215 (90.9 MHz)
RDS PI Code: 5965
TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY
890 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE
BOSTON MA 02115
6173530909
Facility ID: 68241
Licensed
HD Radio digital hybrid
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Correspondence
 
CNVA 0000093001 AUX Granted 12/31/2019
CNV 0000093001 AUX Superceded 12/18/2019
L2C BLED-20170802AEJ Granted 08/09/2017
REC Application ID: 1763759 (eLMS*)
Record Type: Full Power FM
Application Purpose: License To Cover
FRN: 0009861303
Channel: 215B (90.9)
NAD83 Coordinates: 42 18' 37.0" N / 71 14' 12.0" W
REC measured distance to Canada: 303.1 km - bearing 355.5
Elevation: 46.9 m AMSL
Antenna Type: Shively 6016-1/4-DA, 1 section
Antenna Sections (bays): 1
Transmitter Power Output: 13.7 kW
  Horiz Vert
Effective Radiated Power (kW)8.6 8.6
Maximum Effective Radiated Power: (kW)0 0
Radiation center above average terrain357.8 m357.8 m
Radiation center-height above ground:353.7 m353.7 m
Radiation center-above mean sea level:400.6 m400.6 m
Overall antenna height above ground: 395.1 m
Directional Antenna
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
01.0000.08.600 1201.0000.08.600 2400.634-4.03.457
101.0000.08.600 1301.0000.08.600 2500.798-2.05.477
201.0000.08.600 1400.796-2.05.449 2601.0000.08.600
301.0000.08.600 1500.633-4.03.446 2701.0000.08.600
401.0000.08.600 1600.509-5.92.228 2801.0000.08.600
501.0000.08.600 1700.530-5.52.416 2900.867-1.26.465
601.0000.08.600 1800.659-3.63.735 3000.691-3.24.106
701.0000.08.600 1900.830-1.65.925 3100.794-2.05.422
801.0000.08.600 2000.895-1.06.889 3200.979-0.28.243
901.0000.08.600 2100.712-3.04.360 3300.821-1.75.797
1001.0000.08.600 2200.593-4.53.024 3400.835-1.65.996
1101.0000.08.600 2300.578-4.82.873 3501.0000.08.600
BPED-20160331ADI Granted 04/26/2016
BXMLED-20051007ABU AUX Granted 10/21/2005
BLED-20050812AGN Granted 09/06/2005
BLED-20050812AGN Superceded 09/01/2005
BMPED-20031119AEW Granted 03/23/2004
BPED-19910617ID Granted 10/09/2002
BPED-19910617ID Superceded 10/07/2002
BLED-19870518KC Granted 12/17/1987
BMPED-19860714IC Granted 04/21/1987
BMPED-19860513JE Granted 04/20/1987
BMPED-19850912JH Granted 11/18/1985
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
WLL480 948.0000 765 COMMONWEALTH AVE
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WBUR - 00/00/0000
WBUR-FM - 03/10/1997
TRANSLATORS
1.WBUHBREWSTER MA
2.WBUATISBURY MA
FCC services and solutions for LPFM, full-service FM and FM translators, 1-844-732-5736
APPLICATION HISTORY
  BRED-19801201VM Renewal Granted
03/30/1981
  BRED-19831201BZ Renewal Granted
03/16/1984
Public Notice Details BPED-19840215AO Replace Expired CP Granted
10/11/1984
  BMPED-19850912JH CP Extension Granted
11/18/1985
  BMPED-19860513JE CP Extension Granted
04/20/1987
  BMPED-19860714IC Modification Granted
04/21/1987
  BLED-19870518KC License to Cover Granted
12/17/1987
  BRED-19901203XN Renewal Granted
06/06/1991
  BALED-19920224HO Assign License/CP Granted
03/18/1992
  BRED-19971201T9 Renewal Granted
03/27/1998
  BPED-19910617ID Modification Granted
10/09/2002
  BMPED-20031119AEW Modification Granted
03/23/2004
  BDNED-20050217ABX Digital Notification Pending
03/30/2005
  BDNED-20050217ABX Digital Notification Pending
03/30/2005
  BLED-20050812AGN License to Cover Granted
09/06/2005
  -20050812ARB Program Test Authority Granted
09/07/2005
  -20051007ACY Program Test Authority Granted
10/21/2005
  BXMLED-20051007ABU Modify License Granted
10/21/2005
  BRED-20051123AKT Renewal Granted
09/27/2006
Transaction log data BRED-20131202BEH Renewal Granted
10/10/2014
Transaction log data BPED-20160331ADI Modification Granted
04/26/2016
Transaction log data -20170802AFJ Program Test Authority Granted
08/09/2017
Transaction log data BLED-20170802AEJ License to Cover Granted
08/09/2017
Transaction log data 0000093001 License to Convert-Amendment Granted
12/31/2019
Transaction log data 0000175078 Renewal Granted
03/21/2022
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 Incoming letter or scanned document 03/04/2013
 History card 01/01/1980
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