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WFIR
ROANOKE VA US
AM BROADCAST
960 kHz
MEL WHEELER, INC.
5001 S. HULEN, SUITE 107
FORT WORTH TX 76132
5403870234
Facility ID: 31138
Fully Licensed
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BSTA-20170508AAN GRANTED 05/19/2017
BMP-20150817ABY GRANTED 10/08/2015
BMP-20150817ABY Application Superceded 09/03/2015
BL-20140930APN GRANTED 10/27/2015
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Application ID: 1678272
FRN: 0001522895
Frequency: 960 kHz
FCC Station Class: B
IFRB Region 2 Class: B
Time Zone: Eastern
Antenna Monitor: POTOMAC INSTRUMENTS AM-19(204)
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Primary Tower Coordinates:
NAD27: 37 18' 7.20" 80 2' 24.00"
NAD83: 37 18' 7.69" 80 2' 23.14"
Power: 10 kW
Directional Antenna Nighttime only..
Domestic Pattern: T
RMS Theoretical: 334.6 mV/m at 1km
Towers: 1
Twr Field
Ratio
Elec.
Ht.
Phas-
ing
Spac-
ing
Orien-
tation
Tower
Ref
Top
Load
Sw
A
Sw
B
Sw
C
Sw
D
Tower
Height
D1133.5000NN0000115.9m
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Primary Tower Coordinates:
NAD27: 37 18' 7.20" 80 2' 24.00"
NAD83: 37 18' 7.69" 80 2' 23.14"
Power: 5 kW
Directional Antenna Nighttime only..
Domestic Pattern: A
RMS Augmented: 756.59 mV/m at 1km
RMS Theoretical: 720.2 mV/m at 1km
Towers: 2
Twr Field
Ratio
Elec.
Ht.
Phas-
ing
Spac-
ing
Orien-
tation
Tower
Ref
Top
Load
Sw
A
Sw
B
Sw
C
Sw
D
Tower
Height
A1107000NN000092.9m
B0.851074.5217.584.8NN000092.9m
Augments: 1
Augment Central
Azimuth
Radiation at
Central Azimuth
Span
1292160.9310
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BL-20140930APN Application Superceded 05/19/2015
BL-20140930APN Application Superceded 03/17/2015
BMP-20140124ALD GRANTED 05/06/2014
BP-20100722CZV GRANTED 09/30/2011
BP-20100722CZV Application Superceded 06/24/2011
BP-20100722CZV Application Superceded 11/15/2010
BP-20100722CZV Application Superceded 09/28/2010
BP-20100722CZV Application Superceded 09/28/2010
BP-20040112ABG GRANTED 08/02/2007
BP-20040112ABG Application Superceded 07/18/2007
BP-20040112ABG Application Superceded 03/02/2007
BP-20040112ABG Application Superceded 11/08/2006
BP-20040112ABG Application Superceded 12/13/2005
BP-20000516AAD GRANTED 09/26/2000
BL-20000516AEJ GRANTED 01/11/2001
BP-20000516AAD Application Superceded 08/21/2000
BL- GRANTED
BZ-19881017AF GRANTED 03/20/1989
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
KIY845161.7000
KIY846161.7000
WQOI720949.00003934 Electric Road
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WFIR -
TRANSLATORS
1.W297BC107.3ROANOKE VA5.0
2.W233CK94.5TROUTVILLE VA20.0
FCC services and solutions for LPFM, full-service FM and FM translators, 1-844-732-5736
APPLICATION HISTORY
  BL- Licence to Cover Granted 05/23/1962
  BAL-19810401GC Assign Licence Granted 05/26/1981
  BR-19810601G3 Renewal Granted 10/22/1981
  BZ-19810812AP Direct Measurement Granted 12/22/1981
  BAL-19841219FL Assign Licence Granted 01/10/1985
  BR-19880601WP Renewal Granted 09/16/1988
  BZ-19881017AF Direct Measurement Granted 03/20/1989
  BR-19950601VJ Renewal Granted 12/05/1996
  BTC-19980122GP Transfer Control Dismissed 06/22/1999
  BTC-19990928AAC Transfer Control Granted 03/31/2000
  BL-20000516AEJ Licence to Cover Granted 01/11/2001
  BP-20000516AAD Minor Modification Granted 09/26/2000
  BMS-19991108AAJ MISC Dismissed 01/11/2001
BOA-19990830 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/19/2001
From: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.
To: MEL WHEELER, INC.
  BAL-20010830AAU Assign Licence Granted 09/20/2001
BOA-20010521 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/12/2002
BOA-20030527 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/27/2003
  BR-20030528AKJ Renewal Granted 10/08/2003
BOA-20050527 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/03/2005
BOA-20070529 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/30/2007
  BP-20040112ABG Minor Modification Granted 08/02/2007
  BTC-20080326ADL Transfer Control Granted 04/11/2008
BOA-20080522 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/23/2008
BOA-20090515 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/18/2009
BOA-20091218 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/21/2009
  Mailing Address Change Accepted for Filing 08/13/2010
  BR-20110527AIO Renewal Granted 03/25/2014
  BP-20100722CZV Minor Modification Granted 09/30/2011
BOA-20111205 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/05/2011
BOA-20111201 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/05/2011
BOA-20131107 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/08/2013
BOA-20131212 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/13/2013
  BMP-20140124ALD Minor Modify CP Granted 05/06/2014
Transaction Log data BMP-20150817ABY Minor Modify CP Granted 10/08/2015
Transaction Log data BL-20140930APN Licence to Cover Granted 10/27/2015
BOA-20151109 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/10/2015
Transaction Log data BSTA-20170508AAN Special Temporary Authority Granted 05/19/2017
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2017-09-03
 STA related 2017-05-19
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2015-06-26
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2015-03-24
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2015-03-24
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2014-10-24
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2014-10-24
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2014-10-24
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2011-05-31
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2011-05-31
 History card 1980-01-01
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