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WQXR-FM
NEWARK NJ
FULL-SERVICE FM
Channel 290 (105.9 MHz)
NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO
160 VARICK STREET
7TH FLOOR
NEW YORK NY 10013
6468294400
Facility ID: 46978
Licensed
HD Radio digital hybrid
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This record has been enhanced by the REC Radio History Project. Pre-1980 data has been manually entered by REC based on information from FCC History Cards.  Click here to learn more.
BXLH-20171011AAT AUX Granted 10/19/2017
BXPH-20170519ABH AUX Granted 05/25/2017
BMXPH-20100114AAP AUX Cancelled 02/18/2010
BMXPH-20100114AAP AUX Superceded 02/18/2010
ML BMLH-20091009AAI Granted 10/19/2009
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REC Application ID: 1337601 (eLMS)
Record Type: Full Service FM
Application Purpose: Modify License
FRN: 0004015020
Community of license: NEWARK, NJ
Channel: 290B1 (105.9)
NAD83 Coordinates: 40 44' 54.4" N / 73 59' 8.5" W
NAD27 Coordinates: 40 44' 54.03" N / -73 59' 10.00" W
Antenna Structure Registration Number: 1007048
Elevation: 14 m AMSL
Antenna Type: ERI 1084-CP
Antenna Sections (bays): 2
Spacing Between Bays: 1
Transmitter Power Output: 0.78 kW
  Horiz Vert
Effective Radiated Power (kW) 0.61 0.61
Maximum Effective Radiated Power: (kW) 0 0
Radiation center above average terrain 416m 416m
Radiation center-height above ground: 415m 415m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 430m 430m
Overall antenna height above ground: 443 m
Non-Directional Antenna
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BXPH-20090806ACD AUX Granted 08/11/2009
BXPH-20051122AFR AUX Granted 11/30/2005
BXLH-20050920AEH AUX Granted 01/11/2006
BXPH-20050309ADC AUX Granted 04/18/2005
BMLH-19970327KB AUX Granted 09/02/2003
BLH-19970327KA Granted 07/02/2003
BMPH-19980728IC Dismissed 10/20/2000
BMPH-19980120IG Granted 01/30/1998
BMLH-19970327KB AUX Superceded 09/03/2003
BMPH-19941019JF Granted 12/19/1994
BMPH-19940107JC Granted 04/25/1994
BLH-19920911KF Granted 03/10/1993
BPH-19920723IB Granted 07/30/1992
BPH-19821108BE Granted 07/13/1992
CALL SIGN HISTORY
821108BE - 00/00/0000
WNWK - 09/09/1992
WCAA - 05/27/1998
WQBU-FM - 02/13/2007
WCAA - 02/23/2007
WQXR-FM - 10/08/2009
Where this call sign has been:
12/03/1936 on 1560 in NEW YORK NY - now WFME
12/13/1946 on 96.3 in NEW YORK NY - now WXNY-FM
00/00/0000 on 1560 in NEW YORK NY - now WFME
00/00/0000 on 96.3 in NEW YORK NY - now WXNY-FM
01/17/1979 on 96.3 in NEW YORK NY - now WXNY-FM
REC RADIO HISTORY PROJECT
This facility record includes pre-1980 information from the FCC/FRC manual history cards that pre-dates both the CDBS system and its predecessor BAPS. The history cards contain information about stations from the early days of radio. Not all records are included. Records such as license renewals and auxilliary facilities are excluded. Also, the information on the history cards was not very detailed and only contain the very basic information. We have included the comments from the card entries to help guide you along the history. REC feels that the history of radio is just as important as its future. REC will be slowly adding this data to the system giving priority to major markets and heritage stations. If you would like to volunteer to do data entry, please contact REC. We would appreciate your help!
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TRANSLATORS
1.W279AJHIGHLAND NY
FCC services and solutions for LPFM, full-service FM and FM translators, 1-844-732-5736
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
  BPH-19821108BE Construction Permit Granted 07/13/1992
  BPH-19920723IB Replace Expired CP Granted 07/30/1992
  BLH-19920911KF License to Cover Granted 03/10/1993
  BMPH-19940107JC CP Extension Granted 04/25/1994
  BMPH-19941019JF CP Extension Granted 12/19/1994
  BMPH-19950619JD CP Extension Granted 08/29/1995
  BMPH-19960201JC CP Extension Granted 03/29/1996
  BMPH-19960927JD CP Extension Granted 11/15/1996
From: MULTICULTURAL RADIO B/CNG, INC.
To: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO")
  BALH-19971202GX Assign License/CP Granted 01/30/1998
  BMPH-19980120IG Modification Granted 01/30/1998
  BRH-19980202V3 Renewal Granted 10/20/2000
  BMPH-19980728JB CP Extension Dismissed 10/20/2000
  BMPH-19980728IC Modification Dismissed 10/20/2000
  BIES-20000526AOZ EEO Initial Election Statement Received 05/26/2000
  BTCH-20020723ADD Transfer of Control Granted 09/22/2003
  BLH-19970327KA License to Cover Granted 07/02/2003
  BMLH-19970327KB Modify License Granted 09/02/2003
  BXPH-20050309ADC Modification Granted 04/18/2005
  BXLH-20050920AEH License to Cover Granted 01/11/2006
  BXPH-20051122AFR Modification Granted 11/30/2005
  BRH-20060201BGY Renewal Granted 11/09/2006
  BTCH-20070323AIN Transfer of Control Granted 03/29/2007
  BTCH-20060718AIX Transfer of Control Granted 03/27/2007
  B396A-20090717AAG EEO Model Program Report Received 07/17/2009
From: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.
To: NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO
  BALH-20090716ADA Assign License/CP Granted 09/08/2009
  BXPH-20090806ACD Modification Granted 08/11/2009
Transaction log data BMLH-20091009AAI Modify License Granted 10/19/2009
Transaction log data NOTICE Consummation Notice Received 10/09/2009
  BMXPH-20100114AAP Modification Cancelled 02/18/2010
  BDNH-20110629AAB Digital Notification Pending 06/30/2011
  -20120525AGB Experimental Permit Granted 06/01/2012
Transaction log data BRH-20140203APS Renewal Granted 11/18/2014
Transaction log data BXPH-20170519ABH Modification Granted 05/25/2017
Transaction log data BXLH-20171011AAT License to Cover Granted 10/19/2017
Transaction log data -20171011ADK Program Test Authority Granted 10/19/2017
Transaction log data -20200130AAQ Experimental Permit Granted 03/06/2020
Transaction log data -20210219AAI Experimental Permit Granted 03/31/2021
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 Imported Letter 03/31/2021
 Incoming letter or scanned document 02/26/2021
 Imported Letter 03/06/2020
 Incoming letter or scanned document 03/06/2020
 Incoming letter or scanned document 03/06/2020
 Incoming letter or scanned document 02/04/2020
 Incoming letter or scanned document 06/01/2012
 Imported Letter 06/01/2012
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