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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: FS - A full service FM station auxiliary transmitting antenna or application.
Facility ID: 73233
Fac. Service: FM Analog & Digital

Status: License
Application Accepted: 03/23/2005
Application Granted: 03/02/2006
File Number: BXMLH-20050323AAQ
WCKL License Expires: 12/01/2020
Prefix Type: This is BXMLH
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: 6 kW
Transmitter Output Power: 5.9 kW
Antenna Center HAAT: 357 m (1171 ft.)
Antenna Center AMSL: 538 m (1765 ft.)
Antenna Center HAG: 358 m (1175 ft.)

Calculated Site Elevation: 180 m. (591 ft.)
Height Overall*: 444 m (1457 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna
Antenna Make/Model: Alford 8819
Antenna ID: 0
Polarization:

Associated Facilities
W248BB(FX) Chicago, Illinois
W256CA(FX) Joliet, Illinois
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1009013

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

EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION
5700 West Oaks Boulevard
Rocklin, CA 95765
Phone: 916-251-1600
Not-for-Profit
BXMLH-20050323AAQ Applicant Information

J. SCOTT ENRIGHT
Date: 03/23/2005
Application Certifier
EMMIS RADIO LICENSE, LLC
3500 W. Olive Avenue
Suite 1450
Burbank, CA 91505
Applicant
JONATHAN N. EDWARDS
Du Treil, Lundin & Rackley, Inc.
201 Fletcher Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34237
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
JOHN E. FIORINI, III
Wiley Rein & Fielding Llp

Associated Land Mobile Licenses


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Associated Microwave Licenses


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Study Date: 9/28/2020; Study Duration: 0.0346 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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