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WCKL(FM)
Call Sign History
WCKL from 01/16/2020
WCKL-FM from 03/12/2018
WLUP-FM from 05/01/1987
97.9 MHz

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WCKL Channel: 250B 97.9 MHz
Chicago, Illinois
Service: FM - A full-service FM station or application.
Facility ID: 73233
Fac. Service: FM Analog & Digital

Status: License
Application Accepted: 03/14/2018
Application Granted: 06/05/2018
File Number: BMLED-20180314AAK
WCKL License Expires: 12/01/2020
Prefix Type: This is a modification of license for a noncommercial educational FM station
Application Type: Minor Modification

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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: 4 kW
Transmitter Output Power: 6.14 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*: 444 m (1457 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
W248BB(FX) Chicago, Illinois
W256CA(FX) Joliet, Illinois
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1009012

[ASR Heights Differ from WCKL 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)
WCKL(FM) Licensee Information

EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION
5700 West Oaks Boulevard
Rocklin, CA 95765
Phone: 916-251-1600
Not-for-Profit
BMLED-20180314AAK Applicant Information

MIKE NOVAK
Date: 03/14/2018
Application Certifier
EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION
5700 West Oaks Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765
Applicant
MARY O'CONNOR
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, Llp

SAM WALLINGTON
5700 West Oaks Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765
VP OF ENGINEERING
Associated Land Mobile Licenses


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Associated Microwave Licenses


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Study Date: 9/28/2020; Study Duration: 0.0582 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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