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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: License
Application Accepted: 06/18/2003
Application Granted: 08/21/2003
File Number: BXLED-20030618AAR
WBEZ License Expires: 12/01/2020
Prefix Type: This is BXLED
Application Type: License To Cover

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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: 5.6 kW
Transmitter Output Power: 7.4 kW
Antenna Center HAAT: 425 m (1394 ft.)
Antenna Center AMSL: 606 m (1988 ft.)
Antenna Center HAG: 425 m (1394 ft.)

Site Elevation: 181 m. (594 ft.)
Height Overall*: 457 m (1499 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna
Antenna Make/Model: Electronics Research Inc. COG3-20P-2-70-2
Antenna ID: 0
Polarization:

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

Structure Registration Number 1009012

[ASR Heights Differ from WBEZ Application]
Structure Type: BTWR
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
East Tower 875 N Michigan Ave (280282)
Chicago, IL
County Name: Cook County
ASR Issued: 03/28/2019
Date Built: 12/05/2002
Site Elevation: 180.7 m (593 ft.)
Structure Height: 337.4 m (1107 ft.)
Height Overall: 459 m (1506 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 639.7 m (2099 ft.)
FAA Determination: 03/27/2019
FAA Study #: 2019-AGL-1804-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
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
BXLED-20030618AAR Applicant Information

TOREY MALATIA
Date: 06/18/2003
Application Certifier
THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.
848 E. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-3428
Applicant
CHARLES A. COOPER
Du Treil, Lundin & Rackley, Inc.
201 Fletcher Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34238
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
ERNEST T. SANCHEZ
The Sanchez Law Firm

Associated Land Mobile Licenses


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


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Study Date: 9/26/2020; Study Duration: 0.4517 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/24/2020 FCC CDBS,
09/25/2020 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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