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WGAD
RAINBOW CITY AL US
AM BROADCAST
930 kHz
GADSDEN RADIO MEDIA, LLC
P.O. BOX 863
ALBERTVILLE AL 35950
2568787999
Facility ID: 22995
Licensed
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BL-19810904AG Granted 11/30/1981
Public Notice Cmts
Correspondence
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Application ID: 33730
Frequency: 930 kHz
FCC Station Class: B
IFRB Region 2 Class: B
Time Zone: Central
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Primary Tower Coordinates:
NAD27: 33 59' 9.60" 86 2' 16.80"
NAD83: 33 59' 9.95" 86 2' 16.70"
Power: 5 kW
Directional Antenna Nighttime only.
Domestic Pattern: T
RMS Theoretical: 307.22 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
A191.9000NN000082.3m
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Primary Tower Coordinates:
NAD27: 33 59' 9.60" 86 2' 16.80"
NAD83: 33 59' 9.95" 86 2' 16.70"
Power: 0.5 kW
Directional Antenna Nighttime only.
Domestic Pattern: S
RMS Theoretical: 230.36 mV/m at 1km
Towers: 4
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
A191.9000NN000082.3m
B1.7691.91689016.5NN000082.3m
C1.5891.9-29.118016.5NN000082.3m
D0.7391.9138.927016.5NN000082.3m
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BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
KEZ609161.7000
KEZ609161.7000410 S SECOND ST
KR9756161.7000
WLF327950.00002725 RAINBOW DR
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WJBY -
WKFX - 12/01/1981
WJBY - 08/01/1986
WGAD - 10/04/2007
WJBY - 01/19/2011
WGAD - 09/20/2012
Where this call sign has been:
07/01/1922 - .833 kHz in ENSENADA PR RSB
on 1350 in GADSDEN AL - now WTDR
01/19/2011 on 1350 in GADSDEN AL - now WTDR
PERIODS OF SILENCE
10/10/2010~09/12/2011
TRANSLATORS
1.W280ER103.9GADSDEN AL3.8
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  BR-19781201VB Renewal Granted 03/27/1979
Public Notice Details BP-19800801AA Major Modification Granted 04/07/1981
  BRC-19810803AC Chg Remote Control Point Granted 08/24/1981
  BL-19810904AG License to Cover Granted 11/30/1981
  BR-19811201VO Renewal Granted 10/29/1982
  BTC-19850808EP Transfer of Control Granted 08/30/1985
  BR-19881130YB Renewal Granted 03/28/1989
  BTC-19950524EE Transfer of Control Granted 06/28/1995
  BR-19951124UD Renewal Granted 03/28/1996
  BTC-20000321ABF Transfer of Control Granted 05/19/2000
BOA-19991117 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/20/2001
BOA-20031205 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/18/2003
  BR-20031208BME Renewal Granted 03/26/2004
  BSTA-20041124AHC Special Temporary Authority Granted 12/09/2004
  -20050401COV Extension of STA Granted 08/08/2005
From: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.
To: COOSA RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
  BAL-20061012AAA Assign License Granted 01/11/2007
  Consummation Notice Accepted 03/07/2007
BOA-20070309 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/12/2007
  BLSTA-20101012AAY Remain Silent Authority Granted 01/12/2011
From: COOSA RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
To: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.
  BAL-20101020ABF Assign License Granted 01/13/2011
  Consummation Notice Accepted 02/10/2011
From: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.
To: GADSDEN RADIO MEDIA, LLC
  BAL-20110310ABG Assign License Granted 05/02/2011
  Consummation Notice Accepted 06/22/2011
  BLESTA-20110624ACO Extension of Silent STA Dismissed 09/21/2011
BOA-20110624 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/27/2011
  Resumption of Operations Granted 09/21/2011
BOA-20111011 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 10/12/2011
  BR-20111121AGL Renewal Granted 03/23/2012
BOA-20131209 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/09/2013
BOA-20151028 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 10/29/2015
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 Imported Letter 11/30/1981
 History card 01/01/1980
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