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WCQS
ASHEVILLE NC
FULL POWER FM
Channel 201 (88.1 MHz)
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO
73 BROADWAY
ASHEVILLE NC 28801
Facility ID: 71923
Licensed
HD Radio digital hybrid
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L2C BLED-19931012KA Granted 03/04/1994
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REC Application ID: 190813 (eLMS)
Record Type: Full Service FM
Application Purpose: License to Cover
Expiration Date: 12/01/2027
FRN: 0001844042
Channel: 201C3 (88.1)
NAD83 Coordinates: 35 35' 23.3" N / 82 40' 25.4" W
NAD27 Coordinates: 35 35' 23.69" N / -82 40' 25.93" W
Elevation: 1074 m AMSL
Antenna Type: ODD ODD881214MF
  Horiz Vert
Effective Radiated Power (kW) 1.6 1.6
Maximum Effective Radiated Power: (kW) 0 0
Radiation center above average terrain 356m 356m
Radiation center-height above ground: 26m 26m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 1100m 1100m
Overall antenna height above ground: 32 m
Directional Antenna
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
01.0000.0 1.600 901.0000.0 1.600 1800.690-3.2 0.762 2701.0000.0 1.600
101.0000.0 1.600 1001.0000.0 1.600 1900.620-4.2 0.615 2801.0000.0 1.600
201.0000.0 1.600 1101.0000.0 1.600 2000.690-3.2 0.762 2901.0000.0 1.600
301.0000.0 1.600 1201.0000.0 1.600 2100.860-1.3 1.183 3001.0000.0 1.600
401.0000.0 1.600 1301.0000.0 1.600 2201.0000.0 1.600 3101.0000.0 1.600
501.0000.0 1.600 1401.0000.0 1.600 2301.0000.0 1.600 3201.0000.0 1.600
601.0000.0 1.600 1501.0000.0 1.600 2401.0000.0 1.600 3301.0000.0 1.600
701.0000.0 1.600 1601.0000.0 1.600 2501.0000.0 1.600 3401.0000.0 1.600
801.0000.0 1.600 1700.860-1.3 1.183 2601.0000.0 1.600 3501.0000.0 1.600
Additional Azimuths:
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
1650.960-0.4 1.475 1750.770-2.3 0.949 1850.620-4.2 0.615 1950.620-4.2 0.615
2050.770-2.3 0.949 2150.960-0.4 1.475
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BMPED-19930304JK Granted 04/29/1993
BMPED-19911230MI Granted 03/03/1992
BPED-19881214MF Granted 09/24/1991
BPED-19880505OM Dismissed 10/07/1988
BLED-19870507KB Granted 12/13/1988
BPED-19850924MD Granted 02/10/1987
BLED-19840227AB Granted 07/12/1984
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CALL SIGN HISTORY
WCQS - 10/01/1984
WCQS-FM - 03/26/1987
WCQS - 11/03/1987
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  BRED-19780801VL Renewal Granted 11/14/1978
Public Notice Details BPED-19791218AA Major Modification-amend Granted 03/13/1981
  BRED-19810713UC Renewal Granted 11/20/1981
Public Notice Details BPED-19820324AD Replace Expired CP Granted 04/16/1982
  BPED-RA1104YU Modification Granted 12/22/1982
Public Notice Details BPED-19840104AK Replace Expired CP Granted 02/10/1984
  BLED-19840227AB License to Cover Granted 07/12/1984
  BAPLED-19840521GL Assign License/CP Granted 07/09/1984
Public Notice Details BPED-19850510MA Modification Returned 08/06/1985
  BPED-19850924MD Major Modification-amend Granted 02/10/1987
  BLED-19870507KB License to Cover Granted 12/13/1988
  BRED-19880726YA Renewal Granted 11/17/1988
  BPED-19880505OM Major Modification-amend Dismissed 10/07/1988
  BPED-19881214MF Major Modification-amend Granted 09/24/1991
  BMPED-19911230MI Modification Granted 03/03/1992
  BMPED-19930304JK CP Extension Granted 04/29/1993
  BLED-19931012KA License to Cover Granted 03/04/1994
  BRED-19950731UG Renewal Granted 11/30/1995
  BRED-20030731AWX Renewal Granted 11/24/2003
  BDNED-20090109AYV Digital Notification Pending 01/12/2009
  BRED-20110801AIZ Renewal Granted 07/31/2012
  BTCED-20130404ABQ Transfer of Control Granted 04/17/2013
Transaction log data NOTICE Consummation Notice Received 05/10/2013
  0000078979 EEO Program Report Received 07/30/2019
  0000079248 Renewal Granted 11/19/2019
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 Letter decision on IO/PTD/P4R 07/31/2012
 History card 01/01/1980
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