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WRPA
PROVIDENCE RI US
AM BROADCAST
1290 kHz
RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO
ONE UNION STATION
PROVIDENCE RI 02903
4013512800
Facility ID: 48308
Fully Licensed
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BL-20030401CKB GRANTED 05/20/2003
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Application ID: 658281
FRN: 0008781593
Frequency: 1290 kHz
FCC Station Class: B
IFRB Region 2 Class: B
Time Zone: Eastern
Antenna Monitor: POTOMAC INSTRUMENTS1901
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Primary Tower Coordinates:
NAD27: 41 51' 21.60" 71 26' 42.00"
NAD83: 41 51' 21.96" 71 26' 40.22"
Power: 10 kW
Directional Antenna Different constants day and night.
Domestic Pattern: S
RMS Standard: 1087 mV/m at 1km
RMS Theoretical: 1035 mV/m at 1km
Towers: 3
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
A19023.510210NN000058.1m
B0.48990-14790120NN000058.1m
C1.0249016690300NN000058.1m
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Primary Tower Coordinates:
NAD27: 41 51' 21.60" 71 26' 42.00"
NAD83: 41 51' 21.96" 71 26' 40.22"
Power: 10 kW
Directional Antenna Different constants day and night.
Domestic Pattern: A
RMS Augmented: 1084 mV/m at 1km
RMS Theoretical: 1032 mV/m at 1km
Towers: 3
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
A190010210NN000058.1m
B0.54190-121.290120NN000058.1m
C0.4990122.789.7285.6NN000058.1m
Augments: 3
Augment Central
Azimuth
Radiation at
Central Azimuth
Span
1234.585.240
2256.579.636
3353.553.820
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BP-20010717AAD GRANTED 10/30/2001
BMP-20010614ADN PRCAN 06/22/2001
BL-20010613AHT GRANTED 09/21/2001
BMP-20010614ADN Application Superceded 06/22/2001
BP-19990628AA GRANTED 11/09/1999
BL-19861223AB GRANTED 08/17/1987
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WICE -
WRCP - 06/01/1983
WRNI - 05/01/1998
WRPA - 02/28/2018
Where this callsign has been:
04/01/1996 on 103.9 in DUSHORE PA - now WGMF-FM
PERIODS OF SILENCE
06/22/2018 ~ 08/31/2018
TRANSLATORS
1.NEW102.9PROVIDENCE RI13.1
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  BR-19801201XC Renewal Granted 03/30/1981
  BAL-19820219HA Assign Licence Granted 04/07/1982
  BR-19831201XT Renewal Granted 03/16/1984
  BTC-19850304EL Transfer Control Granted 03/12/1985
Public Notice Details BP-19851218AE Major Modification Returned 02/07/1986
Public Notice Details BP-19860313AH Major Modification Granted 06/23/1986
  BTC-19860701EE Transfer Control Granted 08/14/1986
Public Notice Details BMP-19861014AM Minor Modify CP Granted 10/28/1986
  BAPL-19861023EL Asssign Licence/CP Granted 12/22/1986
Public Notice Details BMP-19861222AP Minor Modify CP Dismissed 05/29/1987
  BL-19861223AB Licence to Cover Granted 08/17/1987
  BR-19900713YI Renewal Granted 03/26/1991
  BTC-19940926EA Transfer Control Granted 11/14/1994
  BR-19971119K6 Renewal Granted 03/20/1998
  BTC-19980212GE Transfer Control Granted 04/30/1998
  BML-19980428KA Modify Licence Granted 07/23/1998
From: NETO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
To: WRNI FOUNDATION
  BAL-19980612GN Assign Licence Granted 07/01/1998
  BP-19990114AA New Station Tendered for Filing 02/12/1999
  BP-19990628AA New Station Granted 11/09/1999
  BL-20010613AHT Licence to Cover Granted 09/21/2001
  -20010613AIC PTA Granted 06/22/2001
  BMP-20010614ADN Minor Modify CP PRCAN 06/22/2001
  BP-20010717AAD Minor Modification Granted 10/30/2001
  BL-20030401CKB Licence to Cover Granted 05/20/2003
  BR-20051123AKU Renewal Granted 05/03/2006
From: THE WRNI FOUNDATION
To: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO
  BAL-20071010ABS Assign Licence Granted 11/26/2007
BOA-20071130 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/03/2007
  Extension of Consummation Accepted 02/05/2008
  Extension of Consummation Accepted 02/25/2008
  Extension of Consummation Accepted 05/21/2008
  Extension of Consummation Accepted 08/18/2008
  Extension of Consummation Accepted 11/19/2008
  Consummation Notice Accepted 01/16/2009
BOA-20091201 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/02/2009
BOA-20100518 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/19/2010
  BSTA-20110103ABR Special Temporary Authority Granted 01/04/2011
BOA-20111121 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/22/2011
  BTC-20131114BEN Transfer Control Granted 11/22/2013
  Consummation Notice Accepted 11/25/2013
BOA-20131125 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/26/2013
  BR-20131126AXH Renewal Granted 03/24/2014
BOA-20131126 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/27/2013
Transaction Log data BTC-20151208AAI Transfer Control Granted 12/16/2015
  Consummation Notice Accepted 12/18/2015
BOA-20151218 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/21/2015
BOA-20151222 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/23/2015
BOA-20170714 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 07/17/2017
From: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO
To: LATINO PUBLIC RADIO
Transaction Log data BAL-20170818ABA Assign Licence Granted 10/03/2017
  Extension of Consummation Accepted 12/27/2017
  NONS Received 02/16/2018
  Silent Notification Granted 07/02/2018
Transaction Log data BLSTA-20180713AAG Silent STA Granted 07/27/2018
  Resumption of Operations Granted 09/05/2018
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IMPORTED LETTERS
 Imported Letter 2014-10-14
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2011-06-22
 Incoming letter or scanned document 2011-01-05
 Imported Letter 1998-07-23
 History card 1980-01-01
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