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WBEZ(FM)
Call Sign History
WBEZ from 04/01/1988
WBEZ-FM from 05/15/1983
91.5 MHz

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WBEZ Channel: 218B 91.5 MHz
Chicago, Illinois
Service: FS - A full service FM station auxiliary transmitting antenna or application.
Facility ID: 66649
Fac. Service: FM Analog & Digital

Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 11/13/2018
Application Granted: 09/09/2019
File Number: BXPED-20181113AAS
WBEZ CP Expires: 09/09/2022
Prefix Type: This is BXPED
Application Type: Minor Amendment

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Facility Type: NON-COMMERCIAL EDUC. FM
Class: B, A Zone I or I-A station; with 25kW-50kW ERP and a class contour distance 39km-52km

Site Location: 41-53-56.1 N 87-37-23.2 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-53-56.0 N 87-37-23.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

Effective Radiated Power: 8.4 kW
Antenna Center HAAT: 358 m (1175 ft.)
Antenna Center AMSL: 538.9 m (1768 ft.)
Antenna Center HAG: 358.2 m (1175 ft.)

Calculated Site Elevation: 180.7 m. (593 ft.)
Height Overall*: 425.2 m (1395 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna
Antenna Make/Model: None
Antenna ID: 0
Polarization:

Associated Facilities
W216CL(FX) Chicago, Illinois
W219CD(FX) Elgin, Illinois
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1009013

Structure Type: BTWR
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
West Tower 875 N Michigan Ave (280283)
Chicago, IL
County Name: Cook County
ASR Issued: 02/27/2019
Date Built: 01/01/1968
Site Elevation: 180.7 m (593 ft.)
Structure Height: 337.4 m (1107 ft.)
Height Overall: 425.2 m (1395 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 605.9 m (1988 ft.)
FAA Determination: 12/22/2015
FAA Study #: 2015-AGL-17055-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 8, 12
41-53-56.1 N 87-37-23.2 W (NAD 83)
41-53-56.0 N 87-37-23.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WBEZ(FM) Licensee Information

CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA INC
848 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-832-9150
Not-for-Profit
BXPED-20181113AAS Applicant Information

CINDY ABBOTT
Date: 11/13/2018
Application Certifier
CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA, INC.
848 E. Grand Avenue
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611-3428
Applicant
PETER FEMAL
824 W Superior St, Suite 312
Chicago, IL 60642
CONSULTING ENGINEER
MELODIE A. VIRTUE, ESQ.
Garvey Schubert Barer
1000 Potomac Street, N.w.
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20007-3501

Associated Land Mobile Licenses


 KA8187 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 KA8188 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 KSB736 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
Associated Microwave Licenses


 WLP563 950 MHz Aural Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 9/28/2020; Study Duration: 0.0454 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/26/2020 FCC CDBS,
09/28/2020 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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