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WFMT
CHICAGO IL
FULL-SERVICE FM
Channel 254 (98.7 MHz)
RDS PI Code: 6327
WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS
5400 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago IL 60625
7735095412
Facility ID: 10801
Licensed
HD Radio digital hybrid
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Correspondence
FRN: 0002860179
 
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BXMLH-20090415AAY AUX Granted 04/28/2009
ML BMLH-20090415AAX Granted 05/13/2009
REC Application ID: 1308678 (eLMS*)
Record Type: Full Power FM
Application Purpose: Modification of License
FRN: 0002860179
Community of license: CHICAGO, IL
Channel: 254B (98.7)
NAD83 Coordinates: 41 52' 44.1" N / 87 38' 8.2" W
Antenna Structure Registration Number: 1032960
Elevation: 181 m AMSL
Antenna Type: HAR TAC-1M
Antenna Sections (bays): 1
Transmitter Power Output: 15.09 kW
  Horiz Vert
Effective Radiated Power (kW)6 6
Maximum Effective Radiated Power: (kW)0 0
Radiation center above average terrain470 m470 m
Radiation center-height above ground:470 m470 m
Radiation center-above mean sea level:651 m651 m
Non-Directional Antenna
BXLH-20040520AIR AUX Granted 01/21/2005
BXPH-20040102AAF AUX Granted 04/16/2004
BLH-20010515AAK Granted 08/20/2001
BLH-20010515AAK Superceded 08/20/2001
BXLH-20000725AAP AUX Granted 10/11/2000
BXPH-20000303ACJ AUX Granted 06/02/2000
BPH-19980129IB Granted 04/14/2000
BLH-5189 Granted 08/24/1971
BLH-5189 H Granted 08/24/1971
BLH-5190 AUX H Granted 08/24/1971
BMPH-13176 H Granted 03/18/1971
BMPH-13161 H Granted 03/03/1971
BPH-7270 AUX H Granted 10/09/1970
BPH-7269 H Granted 10/09/1970
BLH-4401 H Granted 02/11/1970
BPH-6612 H Granted 04/02/1969
BLH-2827 H Granted 05/20/1965
BPH-4718 H Granted 01/26/1965
BLH-1996 H Granted 03/09/1962
BLH-2228 AUX H Granted 10/15/1962
BPH-3554 H Granted 10/24/1961
BLH-1894 H Granted 11/21/1961
BMPH-6658 H Granted 04/07/1961
BPH-2920 H Granted 12/21/1960
BLH-1140 H Granted 09/25/1956
BPH-2125 H Granted 08/27/1956
BLH-920 H Granted 11/10/1954
BPH-1963 H Granted 09/02/1954
BMPH-4870 H Granted 11/05/1953
BLH-920 H Superceded 10/13/1954
BMPH-4802 H Granted 01/28/1953
BMPH-4724 H Granted 11/12/1952
BMPH-4744 H Cancelled 12/22/1952
BMPH-4699 H Granted 12/28/1951
BMPH-4653 H Granted 09/27/1951
BPH-1669 H Granted 03/21/1951
BMPH-4299 H Granted 09/13/1950
BMPH-4182 H Dismissed 03/28/1951
BMPH-3976 H Granted 01/11/1950
BMPH-3284 H Granted 03/14/1949
BMPH-3115 H Granted 02/01/1949
BMPH-2924 H Granted 12/07/1948
BMPH-2657 H Granted 10/08/1948
BMPH-2646 H Granted 05/04/1949
B4-PH-1143 H Granted 04/10/1947
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WOAK - 04/10/1947 (RHP)
WFMT - 03/21/1951 (RHP)
WFMTFM - 00/00/0000 (CDBS)
WFMT - 10/03/1979 (CDBS)
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  B4-PH-1143 Construction Permit Granted
04/10/1947
  BMPH-2657 CP Extension Granted
10/08/1948
  BMPH-2924 CP Extension Granted
12/07/1948
  BMPH-3115 CP Extension Granted
02/01/1949
  BMPH-3284 CP Extension Granted
03/14/1949
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
03/23/1949
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
04/20/1949
  BMPH-2646 Minor Modify CP Granted
05/04/1949
  LETTER- Special Temporary Authority Granted
05/20/1949
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
06/06/1949
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
06/23/1949
  LETTER- Special Temporary Authority Granted
06/24/1949
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
08/31/1949
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
01/06/1950
  LETTER- Special Temporary Authority Granted
01/06/1950
  BMPH-3976 CP Extension Granted
01/11/1950
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
02/01/1950
  LETTER- Special Temporary Authority Granted
02/07/1950
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
08/23/1950
  BMPH-4299 CP Extension Granted
09/13/1950
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
01/31/1951
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
02/19/1951
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
02/21/1951
  BPH-1669 Replace Expired CP Granted
03/21/1951
  WIRE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
03/27/1951
  BMPH-4182 Minor Modify CP Dismissed
03/28/1951
  BTC-958 Transfer of Control Granted
07/18/1951
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
07/25/1951
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
09/27/1951
  BMPH-4653 CP Extension Granted
09/27/1951
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
12/20/1951
  BMPH-4699 CP Extension Granted
12/28/1951
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
04/09/1952
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
05/05/1952
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
05/27/1952
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
06/30/1952
  TELE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
08/18/1952
  BMPH-4724 CP Extension Granted
11/12/1952
  BMPH-4744 Minor Modify CP Cancelled
12/22/1952
  BMPH-4802 Minor Modify CP Granted
01/28/1953
  COMTEL- Special Temporary Authority Granted
01/30/1953
  WIRE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
03/03/1953
  COMTEL- Special Temporary Authority Granted
05/29/1953
  BMPH-4870 Minor Modify CP Granted
11/05/1953
  LETTER- Special Temporary Authority Granted
08/11/1954
  BPH-1963 Modification Granted
09/02/1954
  WIRE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
09/03/1954
  WIRE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
09/30/1954
  BLH-920 License to Cover Granted
11/10/1954
  WIRE- Special Temporary Authority Granted
08/26/1956
  BPH-2125 Modification Granted
08/27/1956
  BLH-1140 License to Cover Granted
09/25/1956
  BRCH-296 Chg Remote Control Point Granted
11/16/1959
  BPH-2920 Modification Granted
12/21/1960
  BMPH-6658 Minor Modify CP Granted
04/07/1961
  BPH-3554 Modification Granted
10/24/1961
  BLH-1894 License to Cover Granted
11/21/1961
  BLH-1996 License to Cover Granted
03/09/1962
  BLH-2228 License to Cover Granted
10/15/1962
  BPH-4718 Modification Granted
01/26/1965
  BLH-2827 License to Cover Granted
05/20/1965
  BTC-5623 Transfer of Control Granted
05/23/1968
From: GALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.
To: WFMT, INC.
  BALH-1039 Assignment Granted
09/27/1968
  BPH-6612 Modification Granted
04/02/1969
  BLH-4401 License to Cover Granted
02/11/1970
  LETTER- Special Temporary Authority Granted
03/02/1970
  BPH-7270 Construction Permit Granted
10/09/1970
  BPH-7269 Modification Granted
10/09/1970
  COMTEL- Special Temporary Authority Granted
03/03/1971
  BMPH-13161 Minor Modify CP Granted
03/03/1971
  BMPH-13176 Minor Modify CP Granted
03/18/1971
  BLH-5189 License to Cover Granted
08/24/1971
  BLH-5190 License to Cover Granted
08/24/1971
  BLH-5189 License to Cover Granted
08/24/1971
  BRH-19790801ZK Renewal Granted
04/14/1982
  BRH-19820802D8 Renewal Granted
11/19/1982
  BALH-19860423GS Assign License/CP Granted
04/30/1986
  BRH-19890801XL Renewal Granted
02/02/1993
  BRH-19960801WX Renewal Granted
11/22/1996
  BPH-19980129IB Modification Granted
04/14/2000
  BXPH-20000303ACJ Modification Granted
06/02/2000
  BXLH-20000725AAP License to Cover Granted
10/11/2000
  BLH-20010515AAK License to Cover Granted
08/20/2001
  BXPH-20040102AAF Modification Granted
04/16/2004
  BRH-20040728ANH Renewal Granted
11/30/2004
  BXLH-20040520AIR License to Cover Granted
01/21/2005
  BDNH-20090416AOT Digital Notification Pending
04/16/2009
  BDNH-20090416AOT Digital Notification Pending
04/16/2009
  BXMLH-20090415AAY Modify License Granted
04/28/2009
Transaction log data BMLH-20090415AAX Modify License Granted
05/13/2009
  BRH-20120723ADY Renewal Granted
11/23/2012
Transaction log data 0000119486 Renewal Granted
11/20/2020
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 History card 01/01/1980
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