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CONTENTS THE STAFF


A Pinch of Theory Wavelength Wisdom DX: A Many - Editor -in -Chief &
Faceted Hobby The Lowdown on Utes Loose Lips Sink Electronics Group Coordinator
Julian S. Martin, WA2COL
Ships Voice Mirrors Donald Duck Talk The Dit-Dah Bit Associate Editor
Tunable Shortwave Utes Feeders Inspector Clouseau's Christine Begole, KFC3553
Agency The Military Utes From Russia With Love? Data Communications Editor
Bank Easy -on -the -Wallet Books Lowdown on the High Don Jensen
Bands What's to Hear? Ingredients of Long Range Recep- Technical Editors
tion More Bent Signals Paging John Doe... On to the Charles Graham, W1HFI
Broadcasters Buying a SW Receiver Signal -to -Noise Ratios Morgan W. Godwin, W4WFL
Selectivity Frequency Readout: Accuracy Counts The Citizens Band Editor
Receiver Market Today The Under -$100 Range Between Kathi Martin, KGK3916
$100 and $200 The Sky's the Limit Mailbag Time Again Production Manager
British DX Equipment Report How to Get a Used Receiver Hui Wang
Eureka! In Georgia A Helping Hoosier Airwave Piracy in Production Editor
Geri Brakatselos
New York The QSL Scene The Art of Requesting a QSL
Frequency Time Date Program Details Reception Con- Art Director
Ralph Rubino
ditions The SINPO Code Equipment The Final Touch
Assistant Art Director
Clubs, Clubs, and More Clubs Last Words From All Over Augustus Ginnochio
... Starts on Page 13 Cover Art Director
WHITE'S RADIO LOG Irving Bernstein
U.S. AM Stations by Frequency 39 Art Assistants
U.S. AM Stations by Location 48 Robert Modero
Caroline Imparato
U.S. AM Stations by Call Letters 61
U.S. FM Stations by Location 69 Advertising Director
77 David J. Miller, KCX1268
U.S. FM Stations by Call Letters
U.S. TV Stations by Location 85 Newsstand Circulation Director
87 Don Gabree
Canadian AM Stations by Frequency
Canadian AM Stations by Location 89 Subscription Circulation &
Canadian AM Stations by Call Letters 90 Marketing Director
90 Robert V. Enlow
Canadian FM Stations by Location
Canadian FM Stations by Call Letters 91 Director of Market Development
Canadian TV Stations by Location 91 James C. Weakley
Worldwide Shortwave Stations 92
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CB President and Publisher
Joel Davis
Now You Can Go CB Today! 37
CB New Products 52 Vice President and General Manager
Leonard F. Pinto
DEPARTMENTS
6 Vice President and Treasurer
New Products Victor C. Stabile, KBP0681
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nications receiver? If yes, write to Peter
Got a question or a problem with a project-ask N. Dutton, RFD 3, Box 428, Rochester,
Hank! Please remember that Hank's column Is NH 03867.
limited to answering specific electronic project
questions that you send to him. Personal replies A Albert J. Kiss of 41-20 147th St.,

14.
cannot be made. Sorry, he isn't offering a circuit Flushing, NY 11355 needs schematic dia-
design service. Write to: gram and alignment info on the Halli-
Hank Scott, Workshop Editor crafters S -R3 general coverage shortwave
/..A. ASK HANK, COMMUNICATIONS WORLD receiver.
229 Park Avenue South James B. Bettis, Jr., whose handle is
New York, NY 10003
..... - HE KNOWS! "Old Smoothie", would like to obtain an
old General Radio & Telephone CB trans-
ceiver of vintage pre -1960 such as Models
$10 and Up! Your letter is the kind we like to re- MC -4 or MC -5. Got one? Write to the
As I wrote out my shopping list for the ceive. We're glad BUDGET ELECTRONICS "Old Smoothie" at 6443 Aylesworth Dr.,
parts I needed to build the "Chip-tock" was of value to you as well as countless Parma Hts., OH 44130.
(July August ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS), other readers. Look for the latest issue at If you have a schematic diagram for a
I found that my total price added up to your favorite newsstand after August 31, Precise 300 oscilloscope send a copy to
$19.65, not including the LED's, IC, Alu- 1976, or send $1.35 direct to this maga- Jorge Brand R., Dalias #29, Prado San
minum Case, or IC socket. The price on zine for your copy. Mateo, Naucalpan, EDo. de Mex, Mexico.
the cover says $10.00. Where did I go William Valor'a, Jr. of 562 Alter St.,
wrong? TV Shoots Down Aero Hazleton, PA 18201 would like to get the
-B. B., Las Vegas, NV Whenever my folks watch channel 2 on complete construction and operational
TV, they wipe out reception on my aero books on the Lafayette Model. KT -200
Many readers have written to say that band receiver. For example, I can't hear shortwave receiver kit.
they can't get the parts for our LED Chip Logan International Airport. What gives? Lewis E. Avery would like to restore
Digital Clock for ten dollars or less. Many -R. G., Cohasset, MA a Hallicrafters Model S -40B receiver and
readers have priced the individual parts needs help. Write to him at RD #1, Box
and have found that they cost quite a bit The sound carrier for channel 2 is 59.75 51-B, Ellenville, NY 12428.
more. Fear not-two firms are prepared to MHz, which is exactly one half the fre- A Robert R. Lintner, 102 Cherry St.,
supply everything except the power trans- quency of the Logan station on 119.9 Gnadenhutten, OH 44629, would like tech-
formers for under ten bucks in a kit which MHz. Obviously your interference is the nical literature and diagrams for the
includes the printed circuit board. Write sound har,monic of :he channel 2 video Hallicrafters S -40A shortwave receiver.
to either of the following two firms for signal 'which is gene, ated by the TV set. A Jon Rodominski owns a General Elec-
details: S. D. Sales; Box 28810, Dallas, See if you can ground the chassis and/ tric Model KL-500 shortwave receiver
TX 75228, and Optoelectronics, Inc., Box or metal cabinet (if any). Caution: refer (1932) which works fine but has no dial
219, Hollywood, FL 33022. to a schematic diagram of the television glass. He would like to fabricate one if
receiver to be sure it is not connected to he could get a drawing copy, or photo-
Penny Saved is a Dollar Lost one side of the AC line, or in some way graph of one. If you can help, write to
I am planning to use cheap cassette tapes hot with respect to ground. Jon at 2499 Ware Rd., Abbotsford, Brit-
(3 cassettes for $1.25) for a lot of pro- ish Columbia, Canada V2S-3E2.
gram material where fidelity is not im- Likes to Carry Weight If you have a schematic diagram of
portant. Is this tape any more abrdsive I want to take my CB mobile rig into the Hammarlund HQ -129X transceiver,
than the better grades? Would it harm the the woods for emergency communications send it to John Bolt, 519 DeFoerd, Hockes-
heads of my Pioneer CT -F2121 cassette only.I need the full 5 -watts and can't sin, DE 19707.
deck? go for an additional walkie-talkie unit. Jeffrey C. Miller, 10210 Wish Avenue,
-J. S.,Auburn, AL How many D cells do I need? Northridge, CA 91324 needs the schemat-
-F. S., Houston, OH ic diagram and additional technical in-
I would say yes. Also, large deposits of formation on the Crosley Model 66TW
'material and junk will pile up the heads Forget D cells of any type. Pick up radio.
and fill the gaps. Please, don't think cheap. two 6 -volt motorcycle wet cells that are John D. Baniak would like to obtain
spill proof. They will do a better job and his FCC Radiotelephone First Class Li-
One Will Work can be charged by your car's electrical cense from a resident school in the New
Would it be okay to split up my dual, system as you drive to the camp site. How- York, New England area. If you know of
trunk -mount CB antennas and still get ever, you should still consider the cost of a school, write to John at 654 4th St.,
good performance by just using one of a good 5 -watt walkie-talkie. Troy, NY 12180.
the two? Have any info on a CB rig identified
-K. H., Turnersville, NJ AM Listener as Falcon by Tecraft? If yes, write to
Hank, I'm an avid listener of AM Stewart Rohner, 425 St. Thomas, Lafay-
Connect the antenna direct to the CB broadcast band and I pick up stations of ette, LA 70501. He'd like to hear from
unit with a single cable. But don't trust cities as far as St. Louis, MO or New you.
me, check out the standing wave ratio with Orleans, LA. Is there a system of reports Joe Crowley of 3340 Courtney Rd.,
an SWR meter. in AM stations like QSLs on shortwave? Portsmouth, VA 23703 needs a manual for
-D. H., Quebec, Canada a tube tester made for Western Electric
Likes Our Work by Hickok Electrical Instruments Co. It
Thank you for the first edition of It's the same procedure but the results is Model KS -5727-L1, serial #938.
BUDGET ELECTRONICS. A magazine like that are usually very poor. Frank Evenden needs the glass dial
should be put out once every 2 months. for the Model 5107 by Hallicrafters. Write
You have something for everyone. The Lend a Hand to him at RR 6, Box 218, Newton, NJ
market is loaded with engineer's maga- Our readers ask for help that you may 07860.
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beginners, household repairers, CBers, lads! nah, GA 31406 needs a schematic dia-
Hams, and the common man. I have 3 A' Jerry Allgire, Rt. 3, Montpelier, OH gram for the Knight Safari I CB trans-
antique radios in need of restoration. In 43543 needs a schematic diagram for a ceiver.
this issue of BUDGET ELECTRONICS I found Windsor stereo 8 -track tape player for the Michael DeVita would like to obtain
the address where I could get help. That auto. an owner's manual for a Monarch 4 -band
article is worth the price of the magazine. Have you anything on an old Echo - shortwave receiver. Write to Michael at
Thank you again. -S. S., Rivesville, WV phone Commercial Model EC -3 commu- 1505 No. West St., Lima, OH 45801.
12 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fall-Winter 1976
Heinrich Rudolph Hertz, you've taneous worldwide communication pos- such waves some 20 years earlier. But
done it again! Hertz, you may sible. And, as a by-product of that, Hertz demonstrated to the world that
recall from your high school phy- DXers can thank him for making this electromagnetic waves did exist.
sicsclass, was the German scientist whole radio listening hobby possible Building on Maxwell's theory, Hertz
whose discovery shook up the world too. used a rapidly oscillating spark of elec-
back in about 1886. He paved the way Old Heinrich discovered electromag- tricity to produce ultra -high frequency
for the development of radio, and in netic waves, the means by which a sig- electromagnetic waves. With no direct
doing that, he set in motion events that nal from some distant radio transmitter electrical connection, he demonstrated
in the 90 years since have figuratively travels to our receivers. that these unseen waves caused similar
shrunk the world. , The basic idea didn,'t belong to electrical waves in a wire loop-what
Radio, together with its younger Hertz. Another scientist, James Clark we'd call an antenna today-some dis-
brother, television, made almost instan- Maxwell, had predicted the existence of tance away.
Wireless communication became pos-
sible. So, in a very real way, it was
Hertz who put DX hobbyists in the
76 driver's seat. Ouch! That Hertz!
But bad ptms aside, Heinrich's name

MMun !anions is not forgotten by radio listeners be-


cause of a more recent development:
the naming of an electronic unit of
measurement in honor of Hertz.

WORLD And to many DXers, that hertz hurts


too. Apprehension is not an uncommon
reaction when a beginning shortwa,ve
listener or public service band monitor
first comes face to face with the con-
cept of radio frequency. And it's not
too surprising if one's only practical
experience has been tuning in a loud,
local AM signal "by ear" on a pocket
transistor set or switching a TV to a
few pre -tuned channels.
Suddenly, as a DXer, you come up
4 10 against the whole business of radio fre-
quencies, and a whole lot of unfamiliar
7:61Zir terminology, besides the hertz unit, in-
cluding kilocycles per second, wave-
1N"ac'
lengths, meter bands, and more. So let's
take a look at the subject, starting with
a pinch of theory necessary to a little
background knowledge and working up
to what radio frequency means in prac-
tical DXing.
A Pinch of Theory. Let's start with
AC-alternating electrical current. Its
amplitude of current flow periodically
goes from zero to a maximum and
drops again to zero. Then it heads to-
041114
A. ' Ai. .
ward a maximum amplitude in the
opposite direction and again decreases
to zero. Graphically it looks like this:
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rect, but increasingly are being sup-
communiamons WORLD planted by kHz and MHz), or a wave-
length of 30 meters.
On small transistor portable dials,
transmitter to your antenna. There are for space saving reasons, the AM radio
plenty of good theory books, some suit- band is often marked with a few single
able for the non -technical types too, digits; 9 means 900 kHz, 14 means
which adequately explain that. Suffice 1,400 kHz. Some portable shortwave
it to say that a current flow is induced or multi -band rigs indicate a handful
on your antenna and when the re- of megahertz checkpoints on the dial.
ceiver's circuits are properly adjusted. If your shortwave band has a spot
That is, when you've tuned the propei marked, say, 9.5, remember that's 9.5
frequency, you should hear the radio MHz, equal to 9,500 kHz.
-ONE CYCLE signal. Within the entire radio frequency
Wavelength Wisdom. Frequency is spectrum there are countless trans-
one way of considering the matter of mitters of various sorts pumping out
One such fluctuation is called a cycle where to tune a receiver to hear a cer- the watts, kilowatts, and even mega-
for obvious reasons. The number of tain signal. Wavelength is another way. watts of power every minute of every
cycles completed in a second is the Frequency is the number of times the day. These stations use a number of
current's frequency. current completes a full cycle each sec- different transmitting modes: AM, FM,
A hertz is defined 'as one cycle per ond. Wavelength is the length of that CW (Morse) code, single sideband,
second. Using the standard metric pre- cycle or wave. The more frequent the radio -teletype, facsimile, and more.
fixes-kilo for thousand, mega for mil- cycle, the shorter the wavelength. A DXing is the hobby of tuning distant
lion and giga for billion-we come up station that operates on a high fre- and low -powered not -so -distant stations
with variations. A kilohertz (kHz) is quency has a short wavelength, and for entertainment, information, and the
1,000 cycles per second, a megahertz vice versa. sheer fun of hearing the hard -to -hear.
(MHz) is a million cycles per second, In North America today, most listen- There are many facets to the listening
and so on. ers use frequency references. In some hobby. However many people miss a
The frequencies between 10,000 overseas areas, the wavelength of a sta- lot of the enjoyment by automatically
hertz (10 kHz) and 30 billion hertz tion is a more common concern. About assuming that DX only involves tuning
(30 GHz) are commonly called the the only real use U.S. and Canadian the so-called broadcast stations.
radio frequencies because they are usu- DXers make of wavelength is in DX: A Many -Faceted Hobby. Broad-
ally involved in radio communications. broadly referring to specific shortwave cast stations-as defined in the DXing
They are divided into seven categories: bands. Wavelengths are measured using hobby-are those that air program type
Very Low Frequency (VLF), 10 to 30 the metric system and, thus, we have material, including music, news, com-
kHz; Low Frequency (LF), 30 to 300 the 31 meter band, the 19 meter band, mentaries, entertainment, propaganda,
kHz; Medium Frequency (MF), 300 and the like. In these examples the and the like. They are specifically aim-
to 3,000 kHz; High Frequency (HF), wavelengths of stations broadcasting in ing at a general audience of listeners.
3,000 to 30,000 kHz (3-30 MHz); these bands are in the neighborhood of There are broadcast (BC) stations on
Very High Frequency (VHF), 30 to 31 meters (a little over 100 feet) and the LF longwaves (though not in
300 MHz; Ultra High Frequency 19 meters (something more than 60 North America), on the regular AM
(UHF), 300 to 3,000 MHz; Super feet), respectively. radio band, on shortwave frequencies.
High Frequency (SHF), 3,000 to Wavelength and frequency are re- There are, of course, FM broadcasters
30,000 MHz (3-30 GHz); and Ex- lated. You can convert back and forth on the VHF frequencies and television
tremely High Frequency (EHF), 30 to from one to the other with relative on both VHF and UHF.
300 GHz. ease, if you wish. The appropriate for- A second broad category is amateur
Some hobby listeners concern them- mulas are: radio which involves private, personal
selves with the VLF LF ranges but Frequency in kHz = two-way communications.
most concentrate on MF, HF, VHF, 300,000 These two categories of stations take
and UHF. Very few, indeed, even ex- Wavelength in Meters up only a small portion of the radio
periment with the SHF and EHF Wavelength in Meters = spectrum, less than a score of small
ranges. 300.000 band segments. Between these broad-
Actually, DXers and monitors tend Frequency in kHz cast and ham bands, however, the Citi-
to think of radio frequencies more in All right, so much for the lesson. zens Band and many thousands of other
terms of their usage by the various Hertz really didn't hurt too much, did stations which DXers refer to as the
radio services. The MF range goes it? But let's get more practical. utilities.
from 300 to 3,000 kHz, but medium Take one of the easiest t6 hear of the The Citizens Band in the U.S., Can-
wave DXers usually limit their tuning shortwave stations, WWV, the U.S. ada, and some other countries often
to the portion between 540 and 1,600 government's standard time and fre- makes for interesting and entertaining
kHz, the standard AM radio band, quency station, our "radio clock" that listening, especially under skip condi-
leaving the top end of the scale to ticks off the time 24 hours a d/ay, trans- tions when some real DX comes boom-
shortwavers. And, commonly, SWLs mitting from near Ft. Collins, CO. ing through.
consider the shortwaves to include those One of WWV's most commonly The "utes" are difficult to define pre-
frequencies between about 1,605 and ;heard frequencies is 10,000 kHz. cisely. But they include, roughly, al -
30,000 kHz. Now 10,000 kHz is exactly equiva- ,most every type of station that is non -
Let's not get hung up on the business lent to 10 MHz, 10,000 kc/s, 10 Mc/s broadcast and non -amateur. It is a
of transmitting a radio signal, or how (the terms kilocycles per second and catchall category of almost everything
the program or message goes from megacycles per second are equally cor- else you're apt to hear on the air. These

14 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fail-Winter 1976


FROM BOTTOM TO TOP WHERE TO TUNE FOR THE SW UTES
Where to DX from 540 kHz to above 30,000 kHz Frequencies in kHz
kHz TYPE OF DX kHz TYPE OF DX POINT-TO-POINT
540-1605 Broadcast 9775-10000 Broadcast, Utility 2,000-2,170 11,400-11,700
1605-1800 Utility 10000-11700 Utility 2,195-2,498 11,975-12,330
1800-2065 Amateur, Utility 11700-11975 Broadcast 2,5054,625 13,360-14,000
2065-2300 Utility 11975-14000 Utility 2,650-2,850 14,350-14,990
2300-2500 Broadcast, Utility 14000-14350 Amateur 3,155-3,400 15,450-16,460
2500-3200 Utility 14350-15100 Utility 3,500-4,063 17,360-17,700
3200-3400 Broadcast, Utility 15100-15450 Broadcast 4,438-4,650 13,030-19,990
3400-3500 Utility - 15450.17700 Utility 4,750-4,995 20,010-21,000
3500-3900 Amateur, Utility 17700-17900 Broadcast 5,005-5,450 21,750-21,850
3900-4000 Amateur, Broadcast, Utility 17900-21000 Utility 5,730-5,950 22,720-23,200
4000-4750 Utility 21000-21450 Amateur 6,765-7,000 23,350-24,990
4750-5060 Broadcast 21450-21750 Broadcast 7,300-8,195 25,010-25,070
5060-5950 Utility 21750-25600 Utility 9,040-9,500 25,110-25,600
5950-6200 Broadcast 25600-26100 Broadcast 9,775-9,995 26,100-27,500
6200-7000 Utility 26100-26960 Utility 10.100-11,175 29.700-30,005
7000-7100 Amateur 26960-27230 Amateur, Citizens Band
7100-7300 Amateur, Broadcast 27230-28000 Utility
MARITIME
7300-9500 Utility 28000-29700 Amateur
4,231-4,438 12,689-13,200
9500-9775 Broadcast 29700-30000 Utility
6,345.5-6,525 16,917.5-17,360
Above 30000 Amateur, Utility, Broadcast
8,459.5-8,815 22,374-22,720
are "working" stations whose purpose and one that is growing by leaps and AERONAUTICAL
is communication. Their signals are bounds in recent years. 2,850-3,155 10,005-10,100
definitely NOT intended for a general Ah, you say, but if the utes aren't 3,400-3,500 11,175-11,400
listening audience. 3,800-3,950 13,200-13,360
all that keen about people eavesdrop- 4,650-4,750 15,010.15,100
The Lowdown On Utes. The utility ping on their communications, is one 5,480-5,730 17,900-18,030
stations not only don't care if you hear looking for trouble, a session in the 6,525-6,765 21,850-22,000
them-unlike the broadcasters who try slammer or a hefty fine, by tuning their 8,815-9,040 23,200-23,350
to attract listeners-but they'd really way? The answer is that listening in on
rather you didn't. They don't operate the utes is completely, 100 per cent are certain laws that pertain to what
to inform or entertain you. They don't legal! you might do with any information you
play music; they don't have newscasts. And that is as it should be. There overhear. In the United States, the per-
The purpose of the "utes" is to com- is nothing more fOolish than a law that tinent law is the Communications Act
municate, usually with other similar is nonenforceable. And it is rather clear of 1934, as amended. It prohibits lis-
stations. They have the job of getting , that there is no way any governmental teners from divulging or beneficially
Messages of one sort or another from authority could-or should-try to en- using information derived from such
one place to another. force a ban on listening to anything on monitoring.
Very broadly there are three cate- the public airwaves. You are tree to What does that mean? In plain talk
gories of utility stations. They are the listen to anything you can hear. (When it means just this: Listen to your
so-called fixed, or point-to-point sta- there is a real need for security from heart's content, but don't try to get
tions, maritime, and aeronautical utili- casual eavesdropping, ciphers or scram- some special, personal edge because of
ties. bled speech techniques are called into your monitoring.
The point -to -pointers carry traffic use.) If you prowl the police VHF frequen-
over certain fixed paths. They may be Loose Lips Sink Ships. However, there cies in your community, all well and
commercial ventures or government
services, including military. The mari-
time utilities include coastal stations
and those aboard ships and smaller
craft, ranging from huge ocean liners
and warships to small private boats. In
the aeronautical service there are
ground stations and those operating
from the aircraft themselves. Some
ground stations are two-way operations,
called VOLMETS. They broadcast regu-
lar weather reports to aircraft on inter-
national and domestic routes.
Action band monitoring on the VHF
and UHF public service frequencies in-
volves a special type of utility DXing,

Here's a guy who was beginning to


think he'd never get his pictures back
from the developer. "I've been
waiting for them for three months,"
writes Jim Taylor of New Albany, IN.
Well, Jim, the waiting period's over.
Here you are in COMMUNICATIONS
WORLD, along with your DX shack.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fall -Winter 1976 15


good as long as it is just for the excite-
communicnnons WORLD 41.1:k
ment and fun of listening in on the
action.
But if you run a garage and hear on
TUNING THE POINT-TO-POINT your VHF scanner about an accident
This is a selected list of fixed circuit PTP stations operating on shortwave frequencies. out on 1-60, don't rush a wrecker to
Freq. (KHz) the scene in hopes of being Johnny -on -
Country Station Ownership
17,610, 19,545 the -spot to pick up a little extra towing
Afars & Issa PTT Service Radioelectrique
Albania Ministry of Communications 7,790, 7,850 business. That's beneficially using the
Algeria Ministry of PT 7,885, 16,165 information you derived from your
Australia Australian Overseas Telecommunications 8,789.5, 10,420 monitoring.
Austria Austrian Post and Telegraph 6,787, 13,848 Technically, any time you tell a third
4,825, 6,838
Bahamas Bahamas Govt. Telecommunications party -in other words, "divulge" -spe-
Barbados Cable and Wireless W. I. Ltd. 10,115, 16,072.5 cifically what you heard in the way of
Brussels Post, Telephone and Telegraph 7,927, 14,360 communications from one of these non -
Belgium
11,670, 16,340
Brazil EMBRATEL broadcasting utes, you're violating the
Posts and Telegraph Dept. 20,460 law. Use some common sense. Nobody
Burma
Int. Telecom. of Cameroun 7,870, 15,832
Cameroun
Canadian Overseas Telecom. Corp. 12,265, 13,745 is going to toss you in jail for telling
Canada
your buddy you heard the supercarrier
Compania Telefonos Nac. Espana 10,690, 13,560
Canary Islands
11,160, 15,530 USS John F. Kennedy communicating
Central Af. Rep. France Cables et Radio
Ceylon Overseas Telecom. Service 9,050, 10,485 with the Naval shore station at Norfolk
France Cables et Radio 11,608, 14,747 last night. But you could get into trou-
Chad
Chile ENTEL 13,520, 15,640 ble if you blab it all around town that
Denmark Director General of Post & Telegraph 7,652, 11,460 you heard on your poke monitor that
Ecuador Empressa Nac. de Telecommunicationes 15,610 John Doe was picked up for drunken
Falkland Is. Cable and Wireless Ltd. 24,145 driving.
Cable and Wireless Ltd. 13,797
Gambia Some months ago, at DX Central, an
10,850, 16,430
Germany, West Deutsche Bundespost
10,621
unusual and fascinating transmission
RCA Global Communications
Guam
Honduras Tropical Radio Telegraph 6,905, 11,190 was heard on one of the aeronautical
6,390
shortwave frequencies. It was air -to -
Hungary Minister of Posts
Iraq Director Gen. of Postes, Telegraphs 18,898 ground traffic from the plane carrying
Italy Italia Cable 10,135, 16,395 Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
Ivory Coast Soc. Telecom. Int. de la Cote d'Ivoire 12,115, 16,380 home from one of his overseas jaunts.
Jamaica Jamaica Int. Telecom. Ltd. 5,205, 9,396 Surprisingly - enough, the radio traffic
Japan Kokusai Denshin Denwa Ltd. 10,660, 15,700 was "in the clear," not scrambled.
Kenya East Af. External Telecom. Co. 10,730, 15,547 Suddenly a familiar voice was heard,
Kuwait Kuwait PTT 7,699, 11,576 a voice with an unmistakable accent.
Societe Radio Orient 8,090, 13,445
Lebanon But if you think I'm going to tell you
Liberia Liberian Telecomm. Adm. 10,730, 13,935 what that voice said, you've got another
Martinique French Telecomm. Service 17,565
Mexican Post, Telephone, Telegraph 7,350 think coming!
Mexico
8,160, 14,500
Point-to-point utility stations are in
Netherlands Netherlands Post and Telecomm.
New Zealand Post Office 18,770, 20,725 business to carry radio traffic, mes-
New Zealand
Nicaragua Tropical Radio Telegraph 5,735 sages, from one point to another. Much
Pakistan Pakistan Telephone and Telegraph 20,936 of this communication is not "scrambl-
Rhodesia Rhodesian Post Office 18,690 ed" and is readily available to the
Saudi Arabia Ministry of Communications 9,867, 11,417 average listener.
Senegal France Cables et Radio 20,327 But not all of this traffic comes under
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Telecommunications 17,655 the provisions of the "don't tell a soul"
South African Post Office 6,770, 9,048
South Africa regulations. Some utility stations, some-
Spain Compania Telefonos Nac. Espana 10,120, 19,030 times, transmit what might be called
Swedish Telecommunications 16,052, 22,930
Sweden
19,585
semi-public information. Examples of
Switzerland Swiss Telephone and Telegraph
this would include aeronautical and
Ministry of Communications 13,710, 16,325
U.S.S.R.
Post Office Telecommunications 20,261
marine weather broadcasts. While not
Zambia
intended for a general listening public,
they are directed to a rather large spe-
VERY LOW FREQUENCY DXING cial class of listeners, such as the pilots
The very low frequencies 3 to 30 kHz are off the beaten track but there are some DXers who prowl of all aircraft within range of the signal,
these bottom bands. And there are some interesting things to be heard here, much of it in CW or ships radio officers at sea.
Morse code. Voice Mirrors. Many point-to-point
kHz Station Location Type of transmission stations, when not actually working
Cutler, ME Navy VLF communications
14.1 NAA
Le Blanc, France Point-to-point
traffic with other stations, "hold" and
14.5 HWU
14.7 NEJ Seattle, WA Navy VLF communications mark the channel so as to make it
16.0 GBR Rugby, England Time standard signals easier to resume communication opera-
18.6 NPG San Francisco, CA Navy VLF communications tions when traffic passing is scheduled.
Rugby, England Point-to-point
19.6
24.0
GBZ
NBA Balboa, Canal Zone Navy RTTY, CW, time signals You may already have heard such
25.0 RWF USSR CW, time signals markers, or voice mirrors as they are
25.0 RCV USSR CW, time signals often called. They are identification
25.0 ROR USSR CW, time signals type announcements, repeated over and
over, seemingly without end.

16 COMMUNICATIONS WoRLD/Fall-Winter 1976


This DXing setup is certainly neat.
So it comes as no surprise to learn
that its owner, Clarence Gouger Sr.,
is, by occupation, a custodian. "I've
always liked radios," Clarence says,
"and I know DXing is a good pastime."
The large radio on the left is a
Telefunken four -bander. On the desk
are Clarence's shortwave sets, a
Lafayette HA800B and a Hallicrafters
S40. On top are two Regency
Monitoradios, one for the VHF low band,
the other for the high band.

A voice mirror might sound some-


thing like this: "This is a transmission
for circuit adjustment purposes from a
station of the Transylvanian Post, Tele-
phone and Telegraph Company. This
station is located at Wolfbane," There
is nothing personal or private about
voice mirror transmissions and their
identifying texts may be freely quoted.
If your DXing to date has involved
only the broadcast type stations you've
possibly never come across any trans-
mission modes other than normal am-
plitude modulation (AM), or, perhaps,
frequency modulation (FM). And
while some ute transmissions also make
use of the AM mode, more use types of
transmissions that might be unfamiliar
to you. A majority of amateur radio opera- THE INTERNATIONAL MORSE CODE
Donald Duck Talk. Quite often, Com- tors and a good many utility outlets use o means zero, often written with the "slash" to
MUNICATIONS WORLD readers reasons. A given amount distinguish it from the letter "0." Often trans-
compiaining that something seems to be of transmitter power will be about eight mitted instead as one long dash, equivalent in
wrong with their shortwave receivers. times more efficient than when used for length to five dots.
A typical plaint: "I tuned in a station normal AM transmission. And, since a A
but the speech is all garbled. I can't signal uses only half the space in the
understand a word that is being said!" radio spectrum of an AM signal, many V
What these readers have heard, most more stations can operate in a given E W
likely, is a single sideband (SSB) trans- band with less interference. F X

mission. Most receivers designed for amateur C Y

Single sideband is a special form of H ....


radio use today are equipped to tune 1
voice transmission. Without getting too single sideband signals easily, convert- 2
technical, it is a transmission mode that ing them into an easily "read" version. K 3

brings to your receiver only half of the If you have an older communications L 4
M 5
voice modulation, a single sideband. type receiver, without SSB provisions, N 6
Half a loaf is better than none. And you may have an "out" just the same. 0 7
half a signal is all you really need. The If the receiver has a beat frequency os-
-
P 8

suppressed or missing half of the signal cillator (BFO) control, which on some U 9

is merely a mirror image of the half much older sets, is marked simply, R

you're receiving. "CW," switch it on. Tune the single Period


Comma
Here is one way of considering SSB. sideband signal for maximum strength. Question mark
Here's half of a printed word: Adjust the BFO control until the voice
Quotation mark
becomes intelligible. It is a bit tricky to Colon
r MARA! inn r AT nm do, but with practice you can often turn Semicolon
the garble of SSB into intelligible Parenthesis
Though half is missing, your mind speech. Wait Sign (AS)
restores the missing part your eyes The Dit-Dah Bit. Though slowly dis- Double dash (Break)
don't actually see. Voila! appearing from the radio scene, there Error (Erase sign)
is still quite a bit of Morse code to be Fraction bar (slash)
End of message (AR)
COMMUNICATION heard. And a number of utility type
stations use CW (continuous wave) End of transmission (SK)
Your mind works like a radio re- Morse code transmissions. International Distress Signal (SOS)
ceiver' that is specially designed to re- Yes, it does take some time and ef-
ceive single, sideband signals. The re- fort to learn the di-dahs, but it -is worth But even if hamming is not your goal,
ceiver designed for SSB reception it. If you eventually want to get your you'll still find a knowledge of code
restores the missing part and the speech ham ticket, a knowledge of code is still useful for DXing the utility frequen-
no longer sounds like Donald Duck's. required for an amateur radio license. cies s on shortwave.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fall-Winter 1976 17


Perhaps you've wondered how these
communicniions WORLD
'AK\
distant relay stations receive the pro-
grams they retransmit. They do it by
There are a number of ways to learn is 12,760 kHz, but additional frequen- picking up feeder broadcasts of the
Morse code. There are how -to -learn -it cies used include 4,350, 6,365, 6,420, programs for the home station. Most of
booklets, self -teaching records, taped 12,748, 17,105, and 22,525 kHz. these transmissions, the links between
lessons and the like. The ARRL (Amer- Feeders. A category of utilities that, the station's headquarters and the re-
ican Radio Relay League), the ham's at first blush, might be confused for a mote relaying stations, are sent via a
organization, operates station W1AW broadcast operation, are the "feeders." form of SSB. So, if you should hear a
and daily at 7:30 Eastern local time, The number of feeder stations has in- somewhat garbled VOA transmission on
plus some other times on various days, creased in recent years with the grow- a frequency outside the normal broad-
runs code practice tests. These tests, to ing number of relay broadcasting sta- cast bands, chances are you've picked
help listeners and hams -to -be to become tions established by major international up a feeder transmission for an over-
proficient with Morse code, are sent at broadcasters. seas relay point.
various speeds between five and 35 You may know, for instance, that the There are, of course, many feeder
words per minute. W1AWs frequencies Voice of America, in addition to its channels, but here are but a few you
and powerful Stateside transmitters at might watch for:
include 3,580, 7,080, 14,080,
21,080 kHz. Greenville, NC, and in Ohio and Cali- Voice of America: 4,555, 4,565,
Ypu don't have to be a code whiz to fornia, has relay transmitters at various 13,860, 18,157 kHz (Delano or Dixon,
identify some CW utilities. These sta- locations overseas, such as in Greece, CA), 10,235, 12,210 kHz (Bethany,
tions sometimes send a code identifica- the Philippines, and Liberia. The Brit- OH), 6,873, 7,651, 10,454, 15,752 kHz
tion. marker, a CW equivalent of the ish Broadcasting Corporation rebroad- (Greenville, NC)
"voice mirror," repeated over and over casts programs from relay points such British Broadcasting Corp.: 4,469,
at moderate speed. Often these markers as Ascension Island, Malaysia, and 6,840, 7,584, 7,750, 9,856, 11,067,
consist of the Morse letter "V" (..._), soon, the Caribbean island of. Antigua, 11,456, 15,849 kHz (Daventry, Eng-
usually repeated three times, and fol- Germany's Deutsche Welle rebroad- land)
lowed by the word, "de" (_...), mean- casts from relay operations in Rwanda Radio Free Europe: 5,125, 5,945,
ing "from," and then the station's call and on the island of Malta, for ex- 9,090, 10,190, 11,575, 14,712 kHz
letters. ample. Radio Peking is rebroadcast by (Holzkirchen, West Germany)
These are fairly easy to identify be- an Albanian transmitter, Radio Neder- Radio Nederland: 7,745, 10,308,
cause of the moderate code speed used land by stations in the Malagasy Re- 13,729, 18,619 kHz (Kootwijk, Nether-
and the fact that the identifier is fre- public and on the island of Bonaire in lands)
quently repeated. If you miss it once, the West Indies. And the Soviet Union Radio Portugal: 13,875 kHz
keep listening and you should make out has transmitters located from Eastern Deutsche Welle (Voice of Ger-
all right. Europe to the Pacific coast. many): 5,195, kHz
One trick is to tape record the signal Radio Australia: 9,450, 12,190,
at fast speed on a two -speed recorder. INTERPOL FREQUENCIES 18,760 kHz (Lyndhurst, Australia)
Then play it back at half speed. It is Location kHz Call Radio Moscow: 5,255, 5,470,
no problem then to copy down the in- Algiers, Algeria 4632.5 7RA20 6,807, 8,125, 9,210, 12,175, 13,960,1
dividual dit's and dab's. Then the trans- Helsinki, Finland OCX 14,850, 15,550, 16,030, 16,190 kHz'
lation is a snap! Paris, France FSB53 (Moscow, USSR)
Tunable Shortwave Utes. The short- Stockholm, Sweden SHX
DHA33
Radio Pyongyang: 3,560 kHz
Wiesbsaden, Germany
wave utilities provide many different West Wickham, England GMP (Pyongyang, North Korea)
sorts of stations to tune for. Let's take Beirut, Lebanon 6792 ODW21 Radio Peking: 6,550, 6,825, 8,490,
a look at some of the DX available. Paris, France FSB54 11,630, 15,480, 17,675 kHz (Peking,
Tel Aviv, Israel 4XP40 China)
One of the more unusual utility serv- PDB2
ices on shortwave is CIRM, the Centro `Utrecht, Netherlands An off -beat sidelight to the feeder
Brussels, Belgium 7532 ONA20
lnternazionale Radio Medico, head- Oslo, Norway LJP27
relays of the Radio Peking programs
quartered in Rome. Paris, France FSB55 was noted some years ago by DXers.
CIRM was established some four Rome, Italy lUV81 They observed that sometimes these
OEQ
decades ago to meet a very real need. Vienna, Austria
HEP
programs were "backwards." Apparent-
Zurich, Switzerland
There are thousands of ships operating CS166
ly the Chinese technicians tape re-
Lisbon, Portugal 9200
on the high seas around the world. Paris, France FSB56 corded the programs and played them
Relatively few have full-fledged doctors Rabat, Morocco CNT back in reverse on their feeder radio
aboard to handle medical problems. Yet Altamont, Canada 10390 X1E57 links. Listeners were puzzled. There
emergencies do happen. Copenhagen, Denmark OWS4 were all sorts of theories suggested.
CIRM has a 24 -hour -a -day staff of
Madrid, Spain EEQ
FSB57
Considering the enmity between the
Paris, France
physicians on. call. The organization Rio de Janeiro, Brazil PYZ2 Soviets and the Chinese, and the fact
maintains a radio watch for calls from Tunis, Tunisia 3VA that some broadcasts were being
vessels seeking medical assistance and Ankara, Turkey 14817.5 TCC2 jammed by "the other side," some
advice.
Caracas, Venezuela YV23
AYA48
theorized that it was just an oriental
Buenos Aires, Argentina trick. Perhaps, ,they suggested, Peking
What does a ship captain do when Ottawa, Canada X1048
a crewmember takes a tumble into an Bogota, Colombia 18380
felt Moscow wouldn't bother to jam a
open hatchway and suffers what may Mexico City, Mexico program that no listeners could under-
or may not be a concussion? He con- Paris, France FSB60 stand anyway.
Teheran, Iran The answer, though, seems far more
tacts CIRM by radio fox medical in- Manila, Philippines 19360 "scrutible." The backwards Radio Pe-
structions. Paris, France FSB62
king programs, aired by the feeder sta-
The primary CIRM radio frequency

18 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD ,Fall -Winter 1976


tions,. would be taped at the remote you will hear one of the. "Alfa" stations
locations in China. But, being taped in running with a voice mirror marker. MILITARY UTILITY SW FREQUENCIES
reverse it meant that they would not The Navy relies on both CW and This is a selected list of frequency ranges and
have to be rewound before rebroadcast- SSB for its communications. The Navy frequencies where you may find utility stations
ing. The engineers at the relay station stations include shore -based operations, operated by the armed forces of the U.S. and
simply flip the single-track tape over such as NPG, San Francisco; NSS, other countries. These stations transmit in single
and let it roll. sideband voice or CW Morse code.
Washington, D.C.; and NPM, Hawaii.
Inspector Clouseau's Agency. IN- Navy vessels sometimes use the ship US AIR FORCE 4,720-4,750 11,175-11,275
TERPOL is an international organiza- 6,710-6,760 13,200-13,250
name as part of the' voice identifier. 8,975.9,025 15,010-15,040
tion known to followers of TV melo- And, of course, there are naval avia- US NAVY 5,600.5,700 11,250.11,275
dramas and detective stories. It is a tion transmissions as well.' 6,690.6,725 13,200.13,250
police assistance agency located at St. The Coast Guard has its land and 8,760.9,000 17,775.18,025
Cloud, a suburb of Paris. The primary sea based stations as well. But don't BRITISH NAVY 4,301 6,393.5
purpose of INTERPOL is to keep track take the "sea" business too literally. 6,362 8,534
10,270-10,470
of international crime and criminals Every U.S. Coast Guard station along BRITISH AIR FORCE 4,615 6,407.5
who hop from country to country to the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mex- 5,695.5 9,033.5
ply their nefarious trade. Data on these ico coastlines has its radio communica- 10,165
crooks and their crimes flows back and tions, as do the cutters operating on the CANADIAN NAVY 4,307 6,445
forth across international boundaries by high seas. But the Coast Guard is also 6,386.5 8,662
means of a network of shortwave sta- active in the heartland of America, 10,945
tions. CANADIAN AIR FORCE 4,703.5 11,209
a thousand miles or more from the sea. 6,685 13,231
These outlets can be heard by utility There are facilities on the Great Lakes NORWEGIAN NAVY 4,562.5 5,809
DXers, though the messages themselves and the major river waterways across DUTCH NAVY 5,365
are coded in such a way as to be mean- the nation. AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE 5,755
ingless to the average listener. Some of Most Coast Guard communications SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY 4,346.5 6,386.5
these transmissions are sent in CW are heard in the 2 mHz frequency RUSSIAN NAVY 6,608
Morse code. range. The key frequency is 2,182 kHz, DANISH AIR FORCE 6,729.5
In addition to a dozen shortwave whith is monitored by all stations on FRENCH NAVY 8,554 8,666
transmitters located at the St. Cloud an around -the -clock basis, but other 12,724
headquarters there are national police channels worth watching for Coast NEW ZEALAND NAVY 12,718.5
stations around the world, at Algiers, Guard communciations include 2,662, CHILEAN NAVY 13,041
Ankara, Athens, Beirut, Belgrade, Brus- 2,670, 2,678, 2,686, 2,694, and 2,702 ISRAELI NAVY 17,052
sels, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Copenhagen, kHz.
Cyprus, Helsinki, Kinasa (Zaire), Ko- Some Air Force ground.stations iden-
maki (Japan), Lisbon, London, Luxem- tify with the name of the particular Air here is a partial list of some tactical
bourg, Madrid, Nairobi, N'djamena Force Base. Examples of this sort of calls used by Air Force, Navy, anid a
(Chad), Nicosia, Oslo, Ottawa, Rabat identification are "Loring" (Loring few Army operations.
(Morocco), Rome, Sofia, Stockholm, AFI3, Maine), "Lajes" (Lajes Air Base, (Bergstrom AFB, TX), "Condor" (land
Tel Aviv, Utrecht (Netherlands), Azores) and "Elmendorf" (Elmendorf mobile units), "Raymond 6" (George
Vienna, Wiesbaden (West Germany), AFB, Alaska). AFB, CA), "Raymond 24" (Little
and Zurich. Most commonly, however, the Air Rock AFB, 4LR).
There are several dozen frequencies Force, together with the Navy, use Pacific Missile Firing Range Net-
used by the INTERPOL network, but coded or tactical calls. Some tactical work: "Plead Control" (Pt. Mugu,
the most active seem to be 3,593, 4,632, calls are used for relatively short peri- CA), "Outrider Control" (Barking
6,792, 9,200, and 10,390 kHz. ods of time and are then changed. Sands, HI).
The Military Utes. Among the most Others seem to have been used by mili- Strategic Air Command: "Skyking"
interesting groups of stations to be tary stations for years. (general call for airborne aircraft),
heard are those operated by the mili- The list of tactical calls is as long as "Outway" (Offutt AFB, NE), "Retail"
tary services, not only of the United your arm and most DXers find it very (Barksdale AFB, LA), "Democrat"
States, but also those of foreign coun- tough to connect a certain call with a (March AFB, CA).
tries. These military utes cut across all particular service or military base. But Other Air Force "tacticals: "Beaver
three basic utility categories, the fixed Operations" (Ellsworth AFB, SD),
or point-to-point, aeronautical, and "Letterman" (Hickam AFB, HI),
maritime stations. "Hornpipe" (Cannon AFB, NM),
The U.S. Army has hundreds of sta- Air Force Tactical Air Command:
tions in the point-to-point category. "Mainsail" (general call), "Fireside 1"
Though the key Pentagon Army station (Langley AFB, VA), "Fireside 5"
and its links use the call letters WAR,
most Army utilities identify with calls You think 11 and a half is a young age
beginning with "A." Examples would to begin DXing. Then you don't know
be AAJ, Ft. Levenworth, Kansas, and Joseph Muench of Colorado Springs.
ACE, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Normally Joseph is a veteran listener even at
the Army calls are given using the his tender age. He was "bitten by the
standard military phonetic alphabet. DX bug" two years ago! Joseph says his
uncle, a ham radio operator, got him
Thus, AAJ is announced as "alfa-alfa- started and, he writes, "I haven't
juliet." left my radio alone since." So far he
The Army tends to rely on SSB has logged 90 different stations in
voice transmissions and most commonly 78 countries. Way to go, Joe!

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If you hear them on about
stations.
communion ons WORLD 4,790 kHz, they are part of a Cuban
communications network.
"Glucose" (Seymour -Johnson AFB, "Crown," signifying the airborne White Tote that barge,. lift that bale -the
NC), "Lactose" (Shaw AFB, NC), House. single sideband communications you
"Fertile" (Homestead AFB, FL), Down on the low end of the 60 me- pick up on 6,211 kHz are from stations
"Acrobat" (Andrews AFB, MD), ter band shortwave broadcast range you carrying Mississippi River radio traffic.
"Ringmaster" (NORAD Hq, Chey- may find some unidentified Spanish lan- The well-known tiremaker Firestone
enne Mt., CO), "Gull Monitor" (Kees- guage single sideband signals causing has its private communications network
ler AFB, MS), "Format" (McGuire interference to some of the broadcast operating traffic between Harbel, Li-
AFB, NJ).
Navy Atlantic Command: "Ivan- VOLMET AERO TRANSMISSIONS
hoe" (Norfolk, VA), "Hampshire" (Ft. Around the world, pilots depend on the regular VOLMET broadcasts of aeronautical weather infor-
Allen, Puerto Rico), "Sheriff" (Ber- mation. Most of the stations operate for five, occasionally longer, minutes twice during each
muda) "Phenomenon" (Jacksonville, hour. The times, below, indicate the minutes past each hour.
FL). TIME LOCATION FREQUENCIES (KHZ)
Navy Pacific Command: "Butter- 00-25, 30-55 Shannon, Ireland 2,889 5,533 8,833 13,312
8,868 13,272
field" (San Diego, CA), "Dunkirk" 00-20, 30-50 New York, NY 3,001
3,432
5,652
6,680 10,017
00-05, 30-35 Sydney, Australia
(Honolulu) Algiers, Algeria 6,575 8,896 11,279
00-05, 30-35
Other Navy "tacticals": "Climax" 00.05, 30-35 Johannesburg, S.Af. 3,495 6,617 10,073
(USS Enterprise), "Eagle Cliff" (USS 00-05, 30-35 Baghdad, Iraq 3,001 5,561 8,819 8,828.5
.John F. Kennedy), "Jitterbug" (Bal- 05-10, 35-40 Oakland, CA 2,980 5,519 8,903 13,344
boa, Canal Zone), "Artesia" (Keflavik, 05-15, 35-45 Tel Aviv, Israel 2,980 5,575 11,391
Calcutta, India 3,432 6,680 10,017
Iceland) "Orange Juice" (Guam), 05-10, 35-40
11,279
6,575 8,896
"Missionary" (Norfolk, VA), "Top - 05-10, 35-40
35-45
Kano, Nigeria
Nairobi, Kenya 3,495 6,617 10,073
05-15,
hand" (Chief of Naval Operations), "T - 05-10, 35-40 Teheran, Iran 3,001. 5,561 8,828.5
Bone" (Adak, AK), "Sleepy Hollow" 10-15, 40-45 Tokyo, Japan 2,980 5,519 8,903 13,344
(Cutler, ME). 10-15, 40-45 Bangkok, Thailand 3,432 6,680 10,017
6,575 8,896 11,279
Army "tacticals": "Agitator" (Ft. 10-15, 40-45 Las Palmas, Canary I.
3,001 5,561 8,819 8,828.5
Bliss, TX), "Civil Genius" (Ft. Hua- 10-15, 40-45 Bahrain
2,980 5,519 8,903 13,344
15-20, 45-50 Hong Kong
chuca AZ), "Popeye" (Ft. Bragg, NC), 15-25, 45-55 Prague, Czechoslovakia 2,980 5,575 11,391
"Avon Studio" (Ohio National Guard), 15-20, 45-50 Karachi, Pakistan 3,432 6,680 10,017
"Contact Tippic" (Indiana National 15-25, 45-55 Dakar, Senegal 6,575 8,896 11,279
Guard), "Flame Ivory" (Pennsylvania 15-25, 45-55 Brazzaville, Congo 3,495 6,617 10,073
National Guard). 15-20, 45-50 Beirut, Lebanon 3,001 5,561 8,819 8,828.5
50-55 Honolulu, Hawaii 2,980 5,519 8,903 13,344
Where will you find the U.S. military 20-25,
3,001 5,652 8,868 13,272
20-30, 50-60 Gander, Canada
utility type stations? For starters try Singapore 3,432 6,680 10,017
20-25, 50-55
these frequencies for Navy communica- 20-25, 50-55 Cairo, Egypt 3,001 5,561 8,819 8,828.5
tions: 5,600-5,700; 6,690-6,725; 8,760- 25.30, 55-60 Anchorage, Alaska 2,980 5,519 8,903 13,344
9,000; 11,250-11,275; 13,200-13,250; 25-35, 55-05 Paris, France 2,980 5,575 11,391
17,775-18,025 kHz. In addition to the 25.30, 55-60 Bombay, India 3,432 6,680 10,017
25-30, 55-60 Khartoum, Sudan 6,575 8,896 11,279
frequencies between 2,600 and 2,700 10,073
25-30, 55-60 Tananarive, Malagasy 3,495 6,617
kHz, check the following areas for U.S. 25-30, 55-60 Istanbul, Turkey 3,001 5,561 8,891 8,828.5
Coast Guard stations: 5,690-5,700,
11,190-11,210 kHz.
Air Force stations can be found in
these spots: 4,720-4,750; 6,710-6,760; AERO FREQUENCIES (kHz) FOR
13,200- MAJOR WORLD AIR ROUTE AREAS
8,975-9,025; 11,175-11,275;
S. America (east) North Pacific Far East
13,250; and 15,010-15,040 kHz. North Atlantic
8847 2910 13264 2868 8868
2868 8854 2910
To wrap up this collection of just 2931 8889 3404.5 8872 5589 17909 2987 13288
some of the various utility transmis- 2945 8910 5566.5 11327 8938 5624 13312
sions that operate in the shortwave 2987 13288 5581.5 13320 Central E. Pacific 5645 17965
13328 5582 17916.5 8930.5 8840
range, some random. suggestions for ute 5610
8845.5
3467
5624 13352 5551.5 8931
listening. 5638 17966.5 5554 11299.5 Middle East
From Russia With Love? Those Rus- 5673
S. America (west)
5603 13304.5 3404 8847
2889 8826 3446 10009
sian "fishing" trawlers that sometimes 4696 11343
6679.5 13334.5
13336
5603
prowl off the west coast of North South Atlantic
6666
8875 13336
6624
2875 8882 8879.5
America, allegedly not always fishing 3432 10049 Europe Central W. Pacific
for tuna, but sometimes for "intelli- 6597 13344 2910 8875 2896 8854
Africa (east)
2966 8959
gence" data, can be heard, on occas- 6610 17946.5 3467 8930.5 4675 11303 3481 10025
ions, chattering away in Russian on. 4689 8931 5505 13296 5505 13280
Caribbean 5554 8871 6631 17909
3,340 kHz. 2875 6561 6568 11303
6540 13336
Give a listen on 4,721 kHz when 2952 6568 6582
South East Asia 6561
2987 8882
the President is skipping around the 2966 8840
South Pacific 5673 10049 Africa (west)
5484 8959
country in Air Force 1. Air -to -ground 5568 10017 2945 8847 8837 13344 3411 8826
communications with Andrews AFB, 6540 11343 5638 13304 8868 17946.5 5519 13304
Md., can be heard on this frequency.
The call identifier to listen for is

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beria, in West Africa, and its head- There's a lot of gear here, packed
quarters in Akron, OH. A frequency into a compact monitoring setup. This
used for this operation is 7,580 kHz. all belongs to Al Kaiser of Meriden,
The Soviet national airline, Aeroflot Connecticut. In addition to listening
maintains a regular service between to shortwave on a Hallicrafters SX24,
Moscow and Havana, Cuba. Unlike Al is active on the CB band as KBC6286.
most other world airlines, the Russians
still use CW Morse code communica- stations heard.
tions. The frequency to check is 11,312 But there are various reference pub-
kHz. lications available that will help. Some,
Radio beacons are used to guide air- unfortunately, are so incredibly expen-
craft along regular flight paths. These sive that they are out of the price range
aero beacons continuously identify with of virtually all hobbyists.
their three -letter calls in Morse code. The International Frequency List,
One of the easier aero beacons to hear sold at the United Nations Bookstore
published periodically by the Interna- in the UN building in New York City,
is "RAB," Rabinal, Guatemala on 1613 tional Telecommunications Union
kHz, just above the regular AM radio and by Gilfer Associates Inc., P.O. Box
(ITU) in Switzerland, comes in four 239, Park Ridge, NJ 07656.
band. In fact, this can even be heard massive volumes and lists frequencies
on regular medium wave AM radios The U.S. Government Printing Office
registered by member nations. All types (Washington, DC 20402) has a -listing
if they tune just a little bit above the of radio services except ship, amateur,
1600 kHz spot. and experimental stations are listed.
VOLMET stations regularly broad- The price of the set? Hold your breath! PHONETIC ALPHABET
cast weather information and flight con- In excess of $1,000! To prevent confusion with letters which sound
ditions to pilots from a number of similar, especially under diffioult reception condi-
But the ITU has some more reason- tions-such as A, 1, K or B, P and V-the military
worldwide staitons. VOLMET broad- ably priced volumes. They include has adopted an alphabetical word system. In use,
casts from Oakland, CA; Tokyo; Hong Fixed Stations of the World (point-to- for example, an Army communications station such
Kong; Honolulu; and Anchorage can point commercial and military stations as AAE60 would usually announce as "Alfa -Alfa-
Echo -Six -Zero." Here is the standardized military
operating international circuits), Coast- phonetic alphabet:
COASTAL RADIO STATIONS ON al Stations of the World (listing the
SHORTWAVE A = Alfa N = November
This is a selected list of coastal stations, those
world's coastal marine stations), List B = Bravo 0 = Oscar
that operate from land in the maritime service. of Ship Stations (non-military ships), C = Charlie P = Papa
and List of Radio Determination and D = Delta Q = Quebec
Most of these stations use Morse code.
E = Echo R = Romeo
FREQUENCY
Special Service Stations (beacons, time F = Foxtrot S = Sierra
LOCATION CALL (kHz) and frequency standard, weather, and G = Golf T = Tango
San Miguel, Azores CUG 6,393.5 navigational aid stations). H = Hotel U = Uniform
Funchal, Madeira CUB 6,393.5 I = India V = Victor
8,461
ITU publications can be ordered di- 1= Juliet W = Whiskey
Havana, Cuba CLQ 6,435
rectly from the ITU, Place des Nations, K= Kilo X = X-ray
Lisbon, Portugal CUL 8,490 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland. A cata- L = Lima Y = Yankee
Norddeich, W. Germany DAL 6,456.5 logue listing is available. Some are also M = Mike Z = Zulu
8,511.9
Navotas, Philippines DZN 8,584
Manila, Philippines DZR 8,568 MAJOR FOREIGN AIRLINES
Aranjuez, Spain EAD 8,682 Airline Nationality Airline Nationality
8,619 Aeroflot
Ft. de France Martinique U.S.S.R. KLM (Royal Dutch) Sitlines Holland
FFP 12,831
Portishead, England Aerolineas Argentinas Argentina Linea Aerea Nacional (LAN) Chile
GKI 12,858
Barranquilla, Colombia Air Afrique Ivory Coast Lloyd Aereo Boliviano (LAB) Bolivia
HKB 8,666
Sto. Domingo, Dom. Rep. H IA 8,642 Air Canada Canada Lloyd Aereo Paraguayo Paraguay
Rome, Italy IAR 8,670 Air France France Loftleidir (Icelandic Airlines) Iceland
Nagasaki, Japan JOS 8,706 Air India India LOT (Polish State Air Lines) Poland
San Francisco, CA KFS 12,695
Alitalia Italy Lufthansa W. Germany
12,844 Allegheny
Rogaland, Norway U.S.A. Mexicana Mexico
LGJ 12,727.5 Ansett
Oostend, Belgium Australia Olympic Airways Greece
OST 8,652
Antwerp, Belgium OSA 8,646 Austrian Airlines Austria Philippine Air Lines Philippines
Lyngby, Denmark OXZ 8,598 Avianca Colombia Quantas Empire Airways Australia
Paramaribo, Surinam PZN 8,662 Br. European Airways (BEA) England Royal Air Cambodge Cambodia
Athens, Greece SVA 8,690
Chatham, MA Br. Overseas Airways (BOAC) England Royal Air Lao Laos
WCC 6,376
Slidell, LA Br. West Indian Airways Trinidad Royal Air Maroc Morocco
WNU 8,570
Awarua, New Zealand Canadian Pacific Airlines Canada Sabena Belgium
ZLB 6,393
Civil Air Transport (CAT) Taiwan Scandinavian Airlines Denmark, Norway,
be picked up, by listeners on 5,519 Cruzeiro Brazil Sweden
Ceskoslovenske Aeroline Czechoslovakia Swissair
kHz. Weather from New York Radio Syrian Arab Airlines
Switzerland
Syria
is transmitted on the hour and half Cubana
El Al
Cuba
Israel TAN Airlines
hour on 5,652 kHz. Similar transmis- Ethiopian Air Lines Ethiopia TAP (Transportes Aereos
Honduras
Portugal
sions from Gander, Newfoundland (20 Portugueses
Finnair Finland
and 50 minutes past the hour) and Garuda Indonesia TEAL (Air New Zealand) New Zealand
Shannon, Ireland (on the hour and half Iberia Spain
Thai Airways
hour) are heard on 13,272 kHz. Irish International Ireland Varig
Thailand
Brazil
Data Bank One problem faced by Japan Air Lines (JAL) Japan VIASA Venezuela
the beginning utility DXer is the dif- Yemen Airlines Yemen
ficulty in finding information about the

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ter, as well as any radio shop-and pick
communicnnons WORLD up a compact, low-cost, transistorized
receiver that will tune the action bands.
This availability of equipment is what
of various special publications useful to books, collectively titled the Admiral- starts many a public service band mon-
the ute DXer. Here are some that may ty List of Radio Signals, 'covering vari- itor off.
prove helpful: ous aspects of marine communications For the serious monitor and the
Light List, (Coast Guard and bea- and navigation services. These are fellow who has more to spend there is
con stations), Weather Service for available through some nautical supply a tremendous range of more sophis-
Merchant Shipping (maritime weather houses in major cities along the east- ticated listening gear. On the low end
broadcasts), Location Identifiers (aero- ern and western coasts of North Ameri- of the price scale are the small, solid-
beacons of the world), Airman's In- ca. state multi -band portable receivers.
formation Manual (U.S. aerobeacons). All these works are of value to the You can get started in your monitoring
Those listeners with an interest in utility DXer. But they each cover a with nothing more complex than a
Canadian utes might wish to obtain rather limited field of utility type ra- portable rig that costs $49.95, $39.95,
Radio Aids to Air Navigation and Ra- dio. Since they cost, variously, between $29.95, or, yes, even less. These sets
dio Aids to Marine Navigation, avail- several dollars and twenty bucks or so, are complete, having their own built-
able from the Receiver General of building a library of such references in whip antennas. And they can be per-
Canada, Publishing Division, Informa- 'can be costly. fectly adequate for tuning local police
tion Canada,- Ottawa, Canada. In time, perhaps your ute DXing in- calls and similar hometown VHF ser-
The British Navy has a series of terest will zoom in on a specific class of vices.
station, such as aeronautical beacons, Better quality gear is readily avail-
merchadt shipping or the like. Then able for more money, of course. Invest
TIME AND FREQUENCY STATIONS you may wish to invest in some of the several hundred dollars in a monitor-
This is a selected list of some of the standard specialized reference books. ing receiver and there is seemingly no
time and frequency stations operating in the Easy -On -The -Wallet Books. For the end to the refinements and niceties you
world. A number of them use common frequencies
such as 2.5, 5, 10, 15, 20 MHz, hence only unusual
newcomer to utility DXing, or the guy can get.
conditions will allow them to be heard through whose interest in 'these non -broadcast- There are some tunable receivers on
the U.S. stations, WWV, Ft. Collins, CO and WWVH ing stations is a casual, sometimes the market. These sets will allow you
in Hawaii. Others use different frequencies. Only thing, there are two inexpensive listings
a few operate 24 -hours a day, as do WWV, WWVH
to tune across entire bands of frequen-
and the Canadian station, CHU.
that can be recommended. Each pro- cies at will. These tend to be simpler
CALL FREQUENCY
vides a good cross section of various and cheaper and are very useful if you
LOCATION LETTERS (KHz) types of utility stations you can hear. want to keep tabs on an entire band.
Chavannes, France FFH 2,500 One is the Confidential Frequency But if you are more interested in
Lidice, Czechoslovakia OMA List authored by Robert B. Grove. The monitoring a relatively few channels
Ft. Collins, CO WWV title is a bit of a misnomer since there that are really active in your area, then
Kauai, Hawaii WWVH
Rugby, Gt. Britain MSF is nothing ultra secret about the sta- perhaps a crystal -controlled frequency
Osterloog, W. German DAN 2,614 tions listed. But it is 80 pages jam- receiver is the ticket. Most VHF/UHF
Kiel, W. Germany DAO 2,775 packed with frequencies, call letters, receivers made these days are crystal -
Podebrady, Czechoslovakia OLB5
NPG
3,170
3,268
and locations of all sorts of ute sta- controlled types.
Dixon, CA
Ottawa, Canada CHU 3,330
tions. The price is $5.45 and it can be With a crystal -controlled receiver,
Nauen, E. Germany DIZ 4,525 ordered from Gilfer Associates Inc. at you decide in advance which particu-
Torino, Italy IBF 5,000 the address listed a few paragraphs lar frequencies are of most interest to
Koganei, Japan .1.1Y
above.
Moscow, USSR RAT
you-those on which most of the action
Tashkent, USSR RCH
The second recommended volume is in yuur area is concentrated. You buy
Olifantsfontein, S. Africa ZUO the World Utility Handbook, compiled crystals for those channels. These plug
Ft. Collins, CO WWV by Steven J. Handler. It contains less into your set and give you a choice of
WWVH
Kauai, Hawaii
YVTO 6,100
frequency information but includes a number of pretuned channels to tune.
Caracas, Venezuela
Lyndhurst, Australia VNG 7,500 such data as station addresses, verifica- There's no hunting around the dial for
Guam, Marianas NPM 8,150 tion policies, and aids in identifying specific frequencies. You simply switch
Elmshorn, W. Germany DAM 8,638 stations. It costs $4.95 from Handler in the desired frequency and there you
Shanghai, China 9,368
BVP
10,000
Enterprises, P.O. Box 253, Deerfield, are.
Koganei, Japan .11Y

Buenos Aires, Argentina LOL IL 60015. Most crystal -controlled frequency


Olifantsfontein, S. Africa ZUO Low Down On High Bands. One type receivers now have scanning circuitry
Irkutsk, USSR RID 10,004 of listening that has enjoyed tremen- that automatically sweeps from one
Pontoise, France FTK77 10,775
Balboa, Canal Zone NBA 11,080
dous growth in recent years is monitor- channel to the next until the receiver
Lyndhurst, Australia VNG 12,000 ing the VHF and UHF public service detects a signal. The circuit locks in on
Annapolis, MD NSS 12,135 bands. Maybe you never thought of it the communication, holding that chan-
Shanghai, China XSG 12,875 this way, but this action band listening
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil PPR 13,105 nel in tune until the message is com-
Ottawa, Canada CHU 14,670
is just another aspect of utility DXing. pleted. Then the scanner continues its
Novosibirsk, USSR RTA 14,996 One reason for the surge of interest sweeping of your choice of channels
Buenos Aires, Argentina LOL 15,000 in listening to the various radio serv- until it next "finds" a. signal.
Ft. Collins, CO
Kauai, Hawaii
WWV
WWVH
ices on the very and ultra high fre- The scanner has become very popu-
Koganei, Japan .11Y quencies is the availability of excellent lar because it is a compromise of the
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil PPR 17,194 receiving equipment, a factor not really best features of a tunable and a crys-
Ft. Collins, CO WWV 20,000 the case some years ago. Today it is tal -controlled set. Finding the exact fre-
Kauai, Hawaii WWVH
Lualualei, Hawaii NPM 22,593
possible to walk into a store-a depart- quencies of the active stations in your
ment store, a pharmacy, a discount cen- area is easy, yet you have the flexi-

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22
bility of automatic scanning of a series
of different frequencies. Scanner re- ACTION BAND MONITORING antenna and receiver. On the VHF/
ceivers, that alloiv you to choose
up to UHF frequencies, normal reception is
'Communications monitor: will find plenty of lis-
about 16 different channels to monitor tening in the VHF and UHF bands. Here is a ready
roughly limited to the line -of -sight from
are available. reference chart showing the general areas of the top of your receiving antenna to
Until recently, it was necessary to these bands where you'll find the public service the top of the transmitting antenna. The
purchase a number of quartz crystals, stations. This is not intended as a full list of range of the higher hertz signals is
frequencies used.
each ground specifically for a certain greater over flat terrain than over hilly
Approximate Frequencies in MHz or mountainous country. High ground-
frequency, one for each channel you VHF Low VHF High
wished to monitor. That tended to get Type of Service
UHF
(30-50) (148-174) (450470)
and in cities, tall buildings-inhibit re-
expensive -4t could cost up to about Police, sheriff 37
ception if they are located between your
154, 159 453, 458,
five dollars per crystal. 154, 166, 460, 465 receiving setup and the station,
Now, however, some manufacturers Fire Departments 33, 46 170 458, 465 So, in public service band monitoring,
Business Radio 31 * distance isn't usually a real factor of
are offering scanner type receivers that
do not use crystals. Such sets are capa- Cabs *
152 452 importance. It is more a matter of what
Weather * 162 *
you hear than how far away it
ble of receiving all possible public ser- ship -to -Shore *
is.
156, 161 Ingredients of Long Range Recep-
vice frequencies in the VHF and UHF
ranges, some 6,000 of them, without Highway trucking 45 160 * tion. However, under certain conditions,
Radio Paging 35, 43 154,157
using crystals. The oscillator circuit of Railroads * 160 * relatively long range reception is pos-
these receivers are not controlled by sible. Yes, there are times when you
Local Government 45 154 will be able to hear action band stations
the quartz "rocks," but by frequency State Police 42 155 *
synthesizer. The synthesizer has a se- Highway Patrols 42 155 * located several hundred to perhaps
ries of frequency dividers, spectrum Private security
1,500 miles away.
159 460
generators, mixers, and other circuitry Businesses, industry 31 154 452
Radio signals, like light waves, travel
which provides accurate, long-term fre- Highway repair 37 * in straight lines. You can't make\ a
quency stability. These are, in effect, Utility companies 46 456, 465
flashlight's beam bend around a corner.
receivers which can be programmed to Forestry 49 * And normally a radio signal doesn't
TV, Radio newsmen
receive your choice of frequencies with- 161, 170, * bend either. A radio beam, as it leaves
172
out an investment in crystals. The ini- the antenna at the transmitting station
Mobile telephone *
tial cost of such a set can be higher, Emergency
152 454 travels outward in a straight line. And
47 156
but the long range savings could be Civil Air Patrol * 148
at the horizon, the radio signal con-
significant. Canadian law en- *
tinues its beeline toward outer space.
49 155
There are, three active public service forcement If this was all there was to it, all
bands, two in the very high frequen- radio communication would be limited
cy area (30 to 300 MHz) and one in operating on frequencies between 37.02 to a line -of -sight range. But there are
the ultra high frequency range (above and 46.42 MHz (low band) and be- several gaseous layers circling the earth
300 MHz). tween 151.45 and 159.21 MHz (high in the ionosphere. Scientists have
The VHF low band covers frequen- band). dubbed these layers the D, E, and F
cies from about 30 to 50 MHz. The How' can so many stations operate layers.
VHF high band includes those chan- in such a relatively small section of The E and F layers act as electronic
nels between about 150 and 174 MHz. the radio spectrum? The answer can be mirrors. You CAN make a flashlight
The frequencies between 450 and 470 found in the nature of VHF and UHF beam bend a corner if yOu place a
MHz comprise the UHF public service communications. It is possible to shoe- mirror at the right angle. The light will
band. horn in this many stations on a shared bounce off the mirrored surface and
The simplest receivers usually only frequency basis because the signals are turn the corner. And radio -signals can
give you the option of tuning one of designed for relatively short range bounce off the ionsopheric layers back
the action bands, generally the VHF reception. to earth some considerable distance be-
150-174 MHz band, the most active of You can forget about picking up po- yond the ground wave range. This
the trio. With more expensive sets lice calls from Turkey, Tibet, or Tim- "skip" phenomenon is what makes it
you'll get two or three band coverage buctoo. Generally speaking most signals possible to receive really long distance
options. you hear will be from stations in your shortwave, and even medium wave, sig-
What's To Hear? Why tune the ac- own city or town, and some from nals.
tion bands? Because it is interesting, neighboring communities. With an ex- Usually, on the higher frequencies,
because it is fun! You never really terior ground plane antenna, perhaps up in the VHF and UHF portion of the
know what you'll hear next. mounted on a tower, you may get regu- spectrum, the wavelengths are so short
What gets most people hooked on lar reception from stations 50 miles that they pass through the E and F
this sort of DXing, at least at the be- away or so. layers without "reflecting" back. This
ginning, are the police calls. There was Reception on a day-to-day basis will
a time some years back when the fre- be relatively short haul. Your range will
quencies at the very low end of the depend on the terrain, the number of
shortwave range, say around 1,700 to stations operating in your vicinity, your
,2,000 kHz, belonged to the police de-
partments across the nation. Today, This Canadian listener is George Kraus
only a handful of police transmissions of Ruskin, British Columbia. He uses
use these frequencies. a Lloyds Pathfinder portable receiver
Most police agencies in the United and listens to the medium wave band.
States-some 20,000 of them-now use With this receiver he hs heard
stations over 2,000 mile away. George
the two VHF bands, most of them has been a listener for about a year.

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number of federal agencies that use
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\ communicnnons WORLD these frequencies as well, including the
Federal Bureau of Investigation, the
caused by weather conditions. Treasury Department, including the
explains why most VHF/UHF recep- Secret Service, the Narcotics Bureau,
tion is limited to short distances. But Often it occurs when a warm weather
front overrides a patch of cooler air, the U.S. Forest Service, and Customs,
on occasion, the E layer becomes elec- agents, to name' a few.
trically dense enough to act, as a UHF/ causing a temperature inversion. This
creates a sort of signal duct or tube that The National Weather Bureau main-
UHF radio mirror. Then ffiese signals tains stations in over 60 cities across
also "skip" back to earth long distances bends the radio signals back toward
earth a considerable distance from the the land. These stations operate 24
away. This is known as sporadic E transmission point. This sort of thing hours a day with regularly updated
reception. weather information and forecasts.
Sporadic E conditions are not pre- can happen any time of the year, but
is most common in spring and fall. About two thirds of these weather sta-
dictable, hence the "sporadic" termi- tions, located from Maine to Alaska
nology. They do tend to be more com- Signals brought by tropospheric bend-
ing tend to be steadier than E. skip sig- and Florida to Hawaii, use 162.55
mon in summer than winter, though nals, less subject to severe and deep MHz. The rest operate on 162.40 MHz.
there is a minor "E skip" period of fading. But the distances involved will Paging John Doe ' . . . There are
activity around Christmas and early radio paging stations, private operations
January. Because the degree to which usually be shorter, usually in about the
200 to 700 mile range or so. for the most part, that either relay
the E layer reflects VHF signals can So, while the bulk of your listening messages to clients through small port-
vary from minute to minute, it is an able receivers, or by the same means,
unstable sort of propagation phenome- will be to stations relatively nearby, do
watch for those conditions that at times "beep" alert them to the fact that a
non, such signals can be characterized message is waiting for them. These are,
by extreme fading. One moment you can bring long haul action band recep-
tion. in fact, a type of answering service for
may have strong signals, the next mo- people on the go, using public service
ment they are gone, only to return a The police departments and sheriff's
offices across the nation aren't the only band radio frequencies. Most radio pag-
short time later at solid strength. ing traffic can be heard on frequencies
More Bent Signals. Another some- ones to use the public service bands,
though perhaps initially they will attract near 35 and 43 MHz, low band, and
what unusual natural condition that can 152 and 158 MHz, high band.
bring distant UHF/VHF signals to your much of your interest.
The VHF and UHF channels are You may hear communications be-
set is called tropospheric bending. This also home to the firefighters, state po- tween utility companies and their work
propagational condition does not in-
lice and highway patrols. There are any crews around 46 and 456 MHz. Taxi
volve the ionospheric Dyers, but is
cabs are dispatched by radio, calls on
frequencies in the vicinity of 152 and
VHF AND UHF FREQUENCIES USED BY POLICE DEPARTMENTS 452 MHz. Many other services; public
This is a selected list of frequencies assigned to police departments in major U.S.
cities. and private also use the very and ultra
high frequency channels.
CITY FREQUENCY
CITY FREQUENCY
VHF -High: 154.74, 154.90,
Here is a brief sampling of some of
VHF -High: 155.97, 156.15, Minneapolil, MN
Akron, OH
156.21 156.03 the more unusual sorts of things to be
UHF: 460.050, 460.375 New Orleans, LA VHF -High: 158.91. - heard:
Atlanta, GA VHF -High: 155.85, 156.21 UHF: 460.25, 460.100, National Ski Patrol, the organiza-
UHF: 460.025, 460.075, 460.200, 460.225, 460.475 tion active in those regions of the coun-
460.150, 460.425 UHF: 470.6375, 470.6625,
New York, NY
470.6875, 470.7125,
try where the skibunnies and schuss -
Baltimore, MD VHF -High: 155.79 boomers go slipping down the slopes,
UHF: 495.1875 470.7375, 470.8125,
UHF: 460.125, 460.225,
470,8625, 470.8875, and now and again break a bone or
Cleveland, OH
460.275, 460.400,
470.9375, 470.9875 two, operate on a series of VHF high
460.450 Omaha, NB UHF: 460.100, 460.225, band frequencies, including 155.175,
460.375 155.235, 155.280, and 155.295 MHz:
Columbus, OH VHF -High: 154.65, 154.71,
VHF -High: 155.07, 155.625
155:25, 155.55, 155.58
UHF: 460.075, 460.125,
Philadelphia, PA
UHF: 460.150, 460.250,
Border Patrol is responsible for
460.200, 460.275, 460.350, 460.375 maintaining the integrity of our national
460.350, 460.400 Pittsburgh, PA VHF -High: 158.97 frontiers. The federal agency is most
Dallas, TX VHF -High: 155.19, 155.26 UHF: 458.10, 458.40 active in the southwestern part of the
UHF: 460.025, 460.075, Portland, OR VHF -High: 154.65, 155.97, country. If you live near the border,
460.175 156.15, 158.91, 159.21 you might find its communications on
VHF -High: 156.03 UHF: 460.500
Denver, CO 163.625 kHz.
UHF: 460.425 VHF -High: 155.61, 159.03
St. Louis, MO Forest fires cause millions of dol-
Detroit, MI VHF -High: 155.85 UHF: 453.40
UHF: 460.2a5 Salt Lake City, UT VHF -High: 154.83, 154.875,
lars worth of damage to the country's
Houston, TX VHF -High: r54.86, 155.13, 155.01, 155.13 tree crops and preserves. The crews that
155.55 San Francisco, CA VHF -Low: 45.10, 45.14, fight -these blazes, naturally. need eood
UHF: 460.025, 460.050, 45.46, 45.58 communications. Frequencies to watch
460.350 UHF: 460.125, 460.350, are 170.425, 170.475, 170.575,
Kansas City, MO VHF -High: 154.71, 155.64, 460.075 171.475, and 171.575 MHz.
155185, 156.09
UHF: 453.10
Seattle, WA VHF -High: 155.25, 155.64,
155.97
National Park Service also uses
VHF communications. Smokey the
Las Vegas, NV VHF -High: 155.55, 155.73 Washington, DC UHF: 460.100, 460.250,
VHF -High: 155.61 460.475
Bear's ranger pals use, among other
Little Rock, AR
VHF -High: 154.83, 159.03
frequencies, 172.775 MHz.
Los Angeles, CA
UHF: 453.100, 506.5875, M.I.C....See You Real Soon...
506.8125 And finally, for any honorary Mouse -

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keteers out there in Radioland, espe- Adrian Clift, Atlanta, GA, began SWLing
cially if you live in Florida, the UHF in the early 1960's, left the hobby
frequency to watch is 467.625 MHz. for a while and rediscovered it last
That's the channel used at Disney year. To get started again he spent
World! all of $15 in this old console receiver.
By adding a 25 -foot outdoor antenna,
For more information on the various he has heard 30 countries thus far.
VHF and UHF stations and their fre-
quencies, the previously mentioned
Confidential Frequency List contains a you live and monitor, along with a
number of other interesting entries. self-addressed envelope with 13 cent
Communications Research Bureau, stamp affixed, will bring you details of
P.O. Box 56, Commack NY 11725, the lists available.
has a number of localized and region- Yet another source of frequencies
alized lists of VHF/UHF stations and and call letters for police, fire, ambu- high banders, we swing over to another
their frequencies. A catalogue and price lance, paramedic, rescue squad, and category of stations, the shortwave
list is available for a stamped, self- governmental stations is the Police Call broadcasters which were mentioned
addressed envelope. series. There are nine volumes, each briefly at the outset.
Similar lists of public service band covering a several, state area. They run And when you mention shortwave,
stations for various areas of the country $4.95 each, plus shipping costs, and the broadcast stations are the ones most
may be obtained from Handler Enter- may be ordered from Police Call, folks think of. But, as we've seen, the
prises, P.O. Box 253, Deerfield, IL Lebanon, NJ 08833.
shortwave broadcast. (SWBC) stations
60015. Again, a note, indicating what On to the Broadcasters. From the are really only part of the picture; and
your interest is and the area in which utilities, shortwave, and VHF/UHF a very popular part too. The SWBC
outlets, of course, are the stations which
VHF AND UHF FREQUENCIES USED BY FIREFIGHTERS feature regular programming for a gen-
This is a selected list of frequencies eral audience, news, commentary, fea-
assigned to fire departments in major U.S. cities. tures, entertainment, music, and the
CITY VHF UHF like.
San Francisco, CA 154.28 154.43 DXing the utes is a bit haphazard;
Seattle, WA 154.19 154.25 453.70 453.80
154.34 one never really is sure what one will
Portland, OR 154.25 154.28 460.525 460.550 hear, when, and on what frequency.
460.575 In this sense, SWBC DXing is a bit less
Columbus, OH 153.77 154.31
Salt Lake City, UT 154.31 154.34
"iffy." SWLs normally have better in-
154.43 formation on schedules and frequen-
Atlanta, GA 153.89 154.19 460.600 460.625 cies used. The stations, because they're
Denver, CO 153.77 154.31 seeking an audience, readily make that
Chicago, IL 153.83 153.95 sort of data available.
154.01 154.13
Las Vegas, NV 154.37 453.15 But -whoa -don't get the notion that
Cheyenne, WY 154.355 DXing the SWBCers is just a matter of
Omaha, NB 154.01 154.19 tuning a frequency and, presto, the sta-
Houston, TX 153.89 154.16
154.28
tion you want is there. Oh yes, this
Little Rock, AR 153.95 often is the case with some of the very
Kansas City, MO 154.01 154.13 458.10 462.95 powerful international broadcasters,
154.28 such as the Voice of America, Radio
New Orleans, LA 154.235 154.37 453.15 460.575 Canada International, the British Broad-
460.600 460.625
Dallas, TX 153.89 154.07 casting Corporation, Germany's
154.22 Deutsche Welle, Radio Moscow and
Pittsburgh, PA 154.13 154.445
New York, NY 153.77
similar operations. They can be heard
153.89 460.525 460.575
153.95 154.01 460.625 460.675
regularly as clockwork, day in and day
154.07 154.19 out. But there are many more stations
Los Angeles, CA 33.48 33.53 506.3125 506.6375 that are only sometimes things -some
Cleveland. OH 153.89 153.93
507.0125 are only heard on rare occasions and
153.95 still others have never been logged by
Washington, DC 154.19 154.205 Stateside DXers. There are always sur-
154.235 prises when you tune the SWBC bands.
Baltimore, MD 154.07 154.31
Philadelphia, PA 153.89 153.95
The bands? Righto! Most SWBC sta-
154.01 tions can be found operating within a
154.145 154.23 dozen relatively small spots in the short-
wave frequency spectrum. And this does

THE SINPO CODE


SIGNAL STENGTH INTERFERENCE (ATMOSPHERIC) NOISE PROPAGATION (DISTURBANCE) OVERALL MERIT
5 -Excellent 5 -None 5 -None
4 -Good 5 -None 5 -Excellent
4 -Slight 4 -Slight 4 -Slight
3 -Fair 4 -Good
3 -Moderate 3 -Moderate 3 -Moderate
2 -Poor 3 -Fair
2 -Severe 2 -Severe 2 -Severe
1 -Barely audible 2 -Poor
1 -Extreme 1 -Extreme 1 -Extreme 1 -Unusable

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/ Fall -Winter 1976 25


evenings, look for the Spanish and Por-
communiamons WORLD tuguese speaking stations to the south,
plus Europeans and Africans. In the
morning hours, turn your attention to
cause some problems. With thousands is, those who are especially seeking
overseas audiences. But the domestic the Asian outlets, plus, again, the Lat-
'of outlets competing to be heard, most ins. As with 41 meters, reception will
of them jampacked into a handful of outlets in Latin America, notably the
Brazilians, can be found in the 19 be best from early spring through early
rather tight bands, the interference fall.
(QRM) can get mighty rough. meter band as well.
So, friends, I'd like to introduce you 25 Meter Band. Thefrequencies 60 Meter Band. The frequencies from
to the 12 shortwave broadcast bands covered by this SWBC band are those 4,750 to 5,060 kHz again this year will
and what you can expect from them from 11,700 to 11,975 kHz. As with be the SWBC DX hunter's paradise!
in the coming months. those mentioned previously, this band This is the first of four so-called tropi-
11 Meter Band. This is the highest performs best during daylight hours, cal bands. Very few of the major inter-
frequency band devoted to SWBC use with medium range reception likely national broadcasters operate down here
and covers the frequencies from 25,600 during midday, longer distances just at the lower end of the SW spectrum.
to 26,100 kHz. During periods of low after sunrise and later afternoons. The But it is the haven of the local and
sunspot 'count-energy from the solar lower sunspot count has driven some regional shortwave broadcasters, par-
eruptions has a significant effect on of the big international broadcast boys ticularly those ih Central and South
radio reception-little reception is likely down from the top bands into 19 and America, Africa, southern Asia, and
25` meters, meaning more signal con- the Pacific region, thus the name,
on the higher shortwave frequencies. gestion and more mutual interference. "tropical" bands. As the sunspot num-
And we are nearing the minimum of
the present sunspot cycle. So for the Besides the biggie broadcasters, look ber has declined, more and more ac-
also for Latin American signals and tivity has been noted on 60 meters and
next few years, don't expect to find
much on 11 meters. some of the Africans as well. Generally the lower bands. This situation will con-
13 Meter Band. This high band spans this will be a good hunting ground for tinue for some time. The low bands are
the frequenices from 21,450 to 21,750 SWBC signals. the places to hunt during the darkness
kHz. In many respects it is like 11 31 Meter Band. The frequencies in hours. Signals propagate over paths of
meters above it. ' Some international the range from 9,500 to 9,775 kHz darkness between station and listener,
broadcasters continue to use this SWBC comprise "31." Much of comment on so look to eastern stations, in Africa
band despite the low sunspot count. It the 25 meter band holds true for this and its offshore islands, from just be-
is a daylight band; don't expect to find band as well. It will be jammed with fore sunset through the evening hours,
international broadcasting -outlets from and westward to Asia and the Pacific
late afternoon on, but will hold up bet- islands after midnight until just after
SWBC BANDS AND FREQUENCIES
ter throughout the evening. A second- dawn. It is a great DX band in winter.
Band kHz
ary period of reception will form around 75 Meter Band. The second of the
120 meter 2300-2500
3200-3400
dawn for several hours, though there four tropical bands includes the fre-
90 meter
3900-4000 will be fewer stations active. This well quencies from 3,900 to 4,000 kHz.
75 meter
4750-5060 could be the best spot to tune for all Like 41 meters, this one is shared with
60 meter
49 meter 5950-6200 those major European stations that hams and so, normally there is a con-
41 meter 7100-7300 direct their programs to North Ameri- siderable amount of interference. There
31 meter 9500-9775 can audiences, in English, during the are not too many SWBC stations using
25 meter 11700-11975
15100-15450
post -supper period until bedtime. Com- this band, but some of those that do
19 meter
17700-17900
pounding the congestion problem will can be considered top-notch DX, in-
16 meter
13 meter 21450-21750 be the fact that 31 meters is also used cluding home service Indonesian sta-
11 meter 25600-26100 by numbers of local service Latin tions and also Greenland.
American stations during the evening 90 Meter Band. Again, this is a good
anything operating here during your hours. place to hunt for real DX signals, espe-
local hours of darkness. You'll find 41 Meter Band. Because of the over- cially during the winter nights. Recep-
some stations here, particularly during lap here, on the frequencies between tion should be good again during the
7,100 and 7,300 kHz, with one of the winter nights. Here you'll find Asians,
the winter months. radio amateur bands, expect a good
16 Meter Band. Here you will find Africans, and plenty of stations from
quite a number of international broad- deal of interference at times. This band Central and South 'America. The band
casters ,operating. Again, this is a day- is not used by Western Hemisphere covers frequencies from 3,200 to 3,400
light band and reception over the long broadcasters, but it is used by SWBC kHz.
stations elsewhere in the world. During 120 Meter Band. Many DXers never
haul paths is likely during the fall, daylight, reception ranges are short, but
winter, and spring months. The 16 even bother tuning the frequencies be-
meter band covers the frequencies from at night long haul signqh- will come tween 2,300 and 2,500 kHz. Frankly
17,700 to 17,900 kHz. bombing in. this range is not overloaded with sta-
19 Meter Band. The freqencies here 49 Meter Band. This band includes tions and this band is prone to atmos-
the frequencies from 5,950 to 6,200 pheric noise (static, or as DXers term
are 15,100 to 15,450 kHz. Both long
and medium distance reception pros- kHz. It is used by a number of the it, QRN). Now and again some really
international broadcasters, plus a largo rare DX can be heard here. The night
pects look good for the remainder of
the year. Especially fruitful should be number of the domestic and local sta- hours, especially during winter, are op-
the hours of early mid -morning, after tions, in Latin America, Africa, and timum.
the sun comes up, and again during late Asia. Long range reception will begin There you have a panoramic picture
afternoon and early evening. Most of to be noticed in the late afternoons and of the dozen SWBC bands and what
the stations operating in this band are it will hold up during the darkness you can expect in the months ahead.
of the major, international variety, that
hours until shortly after dawn. In the

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fall -Winter 1976


26
Buying a SW Receiver. Sitting here in ference. So a factor in sensitivity is the selected frequency. But the better the
my dinky office (Only kiddin', Boss!) ability of the set to amplify the signals receiver does the job of rejecting these
it would be very easy to get out of you want to hear above the noise level. unwanted "side" signals, the more DX
touch with things if it were not for the The higher signal-to-noise ratio, the you'll hear.
stack of mail from you readers that the better. In a superheterodyne receiver, the
postman delivers every day. And from If you can, try to check out any intermediate frequency amplifier (IF) is
your letters, it's clear that a lot of you receiver before you buy it. And if you the section of the circuit that gives the
are giving a lot of thought to communi- can, here's a quick check to make set its selectivity. Receivers with double
cations receivers. to get some idea if the receiver's sensi- or triple conversion, that is, with more
Common questions pop up in many tivity is okay. With an antenna con- than one IF stage, are more selective.
of the letters: What should I look for nected, slowly tune across all the bands. They also cost more. But this is not
in a shortwave receiver? How much do You should hear at least some back- the area to skimp.
I have to spend to get a good one? What ground noise on all frequencies. To Another device bitilt into some re-
is available on the receiver market determine how much of this back- ceivers is a "notch filter." It suppresses
today? Should I buy a new or used set? ground noise represents sensitivity to a narrow band of frequencies and is
Some readers want a flat out answer received signals and how much is in- tunable across the passband. The degree
to the burning question, "Which is the ternally produced by the receiver, dis- of rejection can also be adjusted manu-
best receiver?" connect the antenna and make the same ally. Properly used it can knock out an
It is that last question I wouldn't check. annoying interfering signal close to the
touch with a ten -foot pole. Basic back- Selectivity. Most receivers will score station you are trying to hear.
ground information about receivers is rather well in the sensitivity rating. One A crystal filter is a piece of ground
one thing; a specific recommendation of the most, critical factors in receiver quartz, tuned to the IF amplifier fre-
is quite another. Remember: there is no performance is selectivity. And here is quency. It can increase selectivity by
one best receiver. All receiver designs the area where the more elaborate, more passing the desired signal while, to a
are compromises. It all depends on what expensive receivers run rings around the degree, limiting passage of unwanted
you want in the way of features and cheaper models. Selectivity is the re- signals on either side of the tuned
how much you are willing and able to ceiver's ability to tune the desired sta- frequency. The mechanical filter, often
spend. Even when different models are tion while rejecting other signals on more costly than the crystal type, works
roughly equivalent, selecting a receiver adjoining frequencies. similarly. Instead of a sliver of quartz,
that fits your bill is as personal a , Receiver selectivity is like a gate in the mechanical filter uses a series of
choice as buying an automobile. Some a fence. The fence holds back the small resonant metal discs.
people swear by one shortwave receiver; crowd; the gate allows only one person The more expensive communications
others swear at it. at a time to pass through. And the ideal receivers frequently employ several of
'The choice is yours, and only you receiver would allow only one signal to these approaches to gain selectivity. The
can decide which set is right for you. be heard even in a crowded shortwave combination of selectivity techniques
Some factors to consider are, of course, band. allow you to tackle most interference
price, band coverage, portability, solid
But 'it is not possible to design a sources. Your options in the war against
i state vs. vacuum tube design. perfect circuit. Even the most expensive interference in a crowded shortwave
What makes a good shortwave re- -radio receivers cannot in emery case band are fewer with a simpler set. When
ceiver? One key factor is sensitivity. pass one signal and one signal only, you pay for an expensive receiver,' good
Sensitivity is easy to define. It is the while rejecting all others. To some de- selectivity is one thing you are getting.
receiver's ability to pick up a weak gree, you'll find some interfering signals Frequency Readout: Accuracy Counts.
signal. Manufacturers find it relatively trying to slip in from each side of the Not too many years ago, one real prob-
easy to build a receiver with good sen-
sitivity. Even some of the small, less
costly sets have adequate sensitivity.
But it should be remembered that sen-
sitivity alone is just part of the picture.
Signal -to -Noise Ratios. Interference
is the bane of a DXer's existence. QRM,
man-made interference, and QRN, at-
mospheric noise and static, are the
enemies of the shortwave listener. So
the one thing you do not want to do is
operate a shortwave receiver that pro-
duces its own additional noise. As an
electrical device, any receiver produces,
to some degree, its own internal inter -

Introducing: the LADS-that stands


for Louisville Area DXers. Shown here,
from left, are Dick Truax, Neil
Dickerson, Wayne Murphy, Pat Hartlage,
Jim Nall, John Harris, Mark Hittinger
and Gary Atkins. The LADS specialize
in DXing the BCB medium waves. Between
them, they have heard over 5,000
stations on the AM medium wave band.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fall -Winter 1976 27


'AK\

11!4'
comrnuniamons WORLD
ENGLISH LANGUAGE SW PROGRAMS
in English for at least part of the hour shown (in
programming? Here are some stations which broadcast
When can you tune SWBC stations with English the various stations. It also is possible
representative frequencies, not a full listing of times and frequencies for
GAM It is a selected list which shows
been altered between the time this list was compiled and when you read it.
that in some cases frequencies may have

COUNTRY FREQUENCY
FREQUENCY TIME STATION
TIME STATION COUNTRY

Haiti 9,770
R. 4VEH
S. Af. Bc. Corp. South Africa 3,250 6025
0000 1200 R. Tashkent USSR
Belgium 6,080 6,075
RTV Beige Ecuador
7,065 HCJB
R. Tirana Albania Canada 6,130
9,940 CHNX
R. Peking China 5,052
12,050 1300 R. Singapore Singapore
R. Moscow USSR 9,610
Philippines 15,290 VLW9 Australia
VOA relay 10,040
15,425 N. Vietnam
R. Australia Australia 11,835
R.4VEH Haiti
USA 5,985
0100 WYFR 9,580
Vatican 5,995 1400 V. of Philippines Philippines
Vatican R. Norway 9,590
W. Germany 6,075 R. Norway
Deutsche Welle 9,765
6,135 R. Sweden Sweden
Swiss Bc. Corp. Switzerland 15,110
7,345 R. Finland Finland
R. Prague Czechoslovakia
Ascension Is. 9,580 Malaysia 6,195
BBC relay 1500 BBC relay
11,925 Greece 9,520
Trans World R. Neth. Antilles V. of Greece
6,025 VLW9 Australia 9,610
0200 R. Portugal Portugal 9,770
6,095 R. Australia Australia
HCJB Ecuador 15,070
6,100 BBC Gt. Britain
Deuts'che Welle relay Malta 15,115
7,110 HCJB Ecuador
R. Moscow USSR
7,230 Norway 11,895
BBC relay Cyprus 1600 R. Norway
Greece 9,740 Australia 11,965
VOA relay R. Australia
11,930 Malaysia 15,365
R. Havana Cuba Cuba BBC relay
Japan 15,105 Gt. Britain 9,410
R. Japan 1700 BBC
Australia 15,320 France 11,710
R. Australia R. France Int.
Rhodesia 3,396 R. France Int. France 15,300
0300 Rhodesian B. Corp.
Honduras 4,820 Greece 9,700
HRVC 1800 VOA relay
Guatemala 5,955 North Korea 9,980
TGNA R. Pyongyang
Liberia 6,035 Taiwan 11,825
VOA relay V. of Free China
Hungary 7,220 Ethiopia 11,830
R. Budapest ETLF
China 9,460 Ivory Coast 11,920
R. Peking RTV Ivorienne
Argentina 9,690 USA 17,720
RAE WINB
Malawi 3,380 USA 21,485
0400 Malawi B. Corp. VOA
Botswana 4,845 Iran 9,022
R. Botswana 1900 R. Teheran
Canada 6,070 Iraq 9,758
CFRX R. Baghdad
Canada 9,635 11,805
R. Canada Int. WYFR USA
USSR 11,690 15,410
R. Moscow UN Radio USA
Canada 6,135 USA 17,720
0500 R. Canada Int. WINB
Neth. Antilles 6,165 Ecuador 17,730
R. Nederland relay HCJB
South Korea 9,640 Israel 7,412
R. Korea 2000 IBA
New Zealand 11,780 9,525
R. New Zealand All India R. India
Ghana 3,366 R. Zambia Zambia 9,580
0600 R. Ghana
Liberia 4,770 Malagasy Rep. 11,730
ELWA R. Nederland relay
Nigeria 4,990 Liberia 11,950
R. Nigeria ELWA
New Zealand 11,780 BBC relay Ascension Is. 15,260
R. New Zealand
USA 5,980 R. Nederland relay Malagasy Rep. 11,730
0700 KGEI 2100
Liberia 6,035 R. Nacional Brasilia Brazil 11,780
VOA relay
USA 6,055 R. Canada Int. Canada 11,860
UN Radio
Philippines 9,580 XERMX Mexico 15,385
V. of Philippines
North Korea 9,820 Ghana 4,915
R. Pyongyang 2200 R. Ghana
Neth. Antilles. 11,730 Turkey 9,515
R. Nederland relay Radio Turkey
Papua New Guinea 4,890 Yugoslavia 9,620
0800 National B. Corn. R. Belgrade
Australia 9,680 Egypt 9,805
VLR9 R. Cairo
Philippines 11,890 USA 11,775
Far East B. Co. WINB
4,920 South Africa 11,900
Australia R. RSA
0900 VLM4
5,970 Sierra Leone 3,316
R. Canada Int. Canada 2300 Sierra Leone, B. S.
New Zealand 9,520 South Africa 9,525
R. New Zealand R. RSA
Mexico 15,385 North Korea 11,535
XERMX R. Pyongyang
3,290 Japan 11,705
Action R. Guyana R. Japan
1000 Ascension Is. 15,260
KGEI USA 5,980 BBC relay
9,655 Mexico 15,385
Thailand XERMX
R. Thailand 15,460
R. Moscow USSR
Australia 9,580
1100 R. Australia

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lem faced by virtually all shortwave This Nordmende Globvtraveler 9000ST
listeners was that of frequency readout belongs to 23 -year -old Steven Albert
on their receivers. Frequency readout? of Brooklyn, NY. Steve has been
That involves being able to look at your listening to both shortwave and the VHF
receiver tuning dial or mecha ism and police band since about 1968. Steve
tell the actual frequency tuned. is a director of the Newark News Radio
Club and, in April 1975, was named its
On the receivers, even the most ex- ",'Member of the4Month." Congratulations!
pensive available, of some years back,
one could not simply read the correct
frequency from the receiver's dial. So going for them. The price is right, and
DXers resorted to graphs and charts. that's an important consideration for
They laboriously calculated and plotted the fellow who isn't yet sure just how
to get a fairly good idea of just where deep a financial commitment he wants tackle it? Only you can decide.
they were tuned. Some purchased a to mike in the hobby of DXing. Between $100:200. The real crunch
piece of accessory gear, a military-sur- Also, the hobby beginner may not in the new receiver market comes in the
plus BC221 frequency meter to measure be sure just which of several phases of second price level, between about $100
tuned frequencies. The BC221 was a the listening hobby will most interest and $200. This is the price bracket
nice bit of gear to have-it did the him. Will it be the shortwave broad- considered by the beginner with a little
trick-but it was slow and somewhat casters, the utility stations that occupy more cash to spend initially, or by the
cumbersome to use. the shortwaves, perhaps the medium
The problem of knowing the fre- fellow who wants to step up from his
wave band, or possibly public service first receiver. And, unfortunately, ex-
quency you are tuning has been solved band VHF monitoring. With the right cept for a few higher priced multi -band
-the solution is a costly little item which multi -band portable, he can get a re-
dedicated listeners seek in spite of the portables, there really are only three
ceiver that will give him more than communications receivers to choose
expense involved. Ott the most expensiVe a sampling of all these DXing facets- from. They are all priced in the area of
communications receivers, exact fre: and he won't go bankrupt in the $160 to $170 at this writing.
quencies to the fraction of a kilohertz process. One can always upgrade equip- Heath offers the GR:78, another kit,
can be read off directly from the set's ment later and keep the "first" receiver with a number of communications re-
front panel in a series of neat little as a standby unit. ceiver features, plus portability. This
illuminated numbers. It's called elec- The Under -$100 Range. While slot receiver tunes from 190 kHz (LF) up
tronic frequency readout. Mechanical a real SWBC DX machine, the under- through the shortwaves to 30 MHz in
type frequency readout mechanisms, at $100 portable can probably bring in six bands. It will tune AM, CW, and
least accurate to one kHz can be had '20, 30, perhaps 50 different countries SSB signals, has automatic volume con-
in receivers costing roughly in the $300 with some tuning skill and some luck. trol (AVC) and automatic noise limiter
to $700 price range. Perhaps typical of this sort of re- (ANL). As an aid in determining fre-
There remains a problem in frequency ceiver is the Radio Shack Astronaut -5, quencies, there is a 500 kHz crystal
readout for those using the inexpensive which covers the AM and FM broad- calibrator.
receivers. Most multi -band portable re- cast .bands, the VHF high band (144- The second and third communica-
ceivers in the under -$100 range have 174 MHz), the VHF aviation band tions receivers in the $100-$200 bracket
only a slide -rule type tuning dial. For (108435 MHz), and the shortwave are pre-builts, not kits, One is Lafayette
all practical purposes, with such an frequencies between 6 and 18 MHz. It Radio's HA -600A. It is a, five -band, full-
inexpensive portable, you really have is priced, at this writing, at $69.95. coverage, medium and shortwave re-
very littlechance of coming much There is really only one other re- ceiver of solid-state design. It also tunes
closer than about 50 to 100 kHz in ceiver, besides the various multi -band the 150-400 kHz low frequency band.
determining the tuned frequency. portables, that is priced under $100 and The circuitry uses two field effect tran-
You can DX even if you don't know could remotely be considered a ,com- sistors (FET) for sensitivity with a
precisely where, in a band, you're tun- munications set. It is the Heath SW -717, low noise factor, and a mechanical filter
ing, but it is hit or miss. If you can priced about the same as 'the Astro- to improve selectivity.
afford a set that offers good frequency naut -5. The final set in this price range is
readout it will be worth your while For this money you get full frequency
to get it. Radio Shack's Realistic DX -160 which
coverage, in four bands, of the MW and covers the same frequencies as the
The Receiver Market Today. Except SW ranges, from 550 kHz to 30 MHz.
at the top and the bottom ends of the The SW -717 bas slide -rule tuning, sep- HA -600A. It too uses FET's for sensi-
price range, there are fewer receivers to arate bandspread for easier tuning,
tivity and selectivity. The eleven front
choose from than there were some automatic noise limiter, an S -meter for panel controls include ANL, AVC, main
years back. and bandspread' tuning, antenna trim-
indicating relative signal strengths, and ming, audio frequency (AF) and radio
There are many solid-state portable a variable BFO (beat frequency oscil- frequency (RF) gain controls, and
receivers priced under $100. Most of lator). more. Being a solid-state design, it also
these are oriental imports, most are But the SW -717 is a kit, not a pre- operates on 12 volts DC as well as
multi -band, including MW, one or more built receiver. Feature -for -feature, you regular 117 -volt AC.
segments of the shortwave range, per- can get more for less money by buying The Sky's the Limit. The next price
haps FM broadcast, and/or one or -a kit. The reason for this is obvious. bracket is rather a wide one, from
more VHF bands. You perform the hours of labor that about $200 to roughly $700 or so.
Frankly, these sorts of portables are
a manufacturer would have to pay Features vary with the cost, of course,
not for the serious shortwave DXer. 'employees to do the same job. Heathkits but when you pay this much you should
They fall short in the areas of selectivity come with detailed instructions. The job get excellent sensitivity, good to excel-
and frequency readout. But for the isn't too hard, but it is painstaking and lent selectivity, and reasonably accurate
beginner they do have some good points time consuming. Are you willing to (say 5 to 10 kHz maximum error) to

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one of the Japanese communications
communicniions WORLD receivers in the medium price range.
These sets actually dominate the new
the war emergency ended, much of the equipment market throughout Europe.
highly accurate (1 kHz or less) fre- "But the DXer who was seeking
quency readout. surplus electronic equipment found its
way into the market in Great Britain. superb selectivity and sensitivity, simple
At less than $400 there is the SB-313, and accurate. resetting of the dial to a
a kit by Heath; the new Drake SSR-1, ,So the DXer here had a real bonanza
period from about 1950 to 1965, when given frequency, and the ability to find
the South African import portable; the in one receiver something which would
Barlow -Wadley XCR-30 Mark III; and one could find military surplus re-
ceivers in just about every radio shop cover almost the whole of the fre-
the Kenwood QR-666, another rela- quency spectrum below 30 MHz, had to
tively new entry from Japan. in any town you cared to name.
"And so," Alan continues, "the RCA look elsewhere.
In the upper half of this price bracket "He had to pay dearly for it too.
are two receivers made by the ft. L. model AR88D often formed the staple
equipment of a British DX shack in These top notch receivers included
Drake Co.: the very popular SPR-4 and several American -made models by Ham-
the R4C. the 1950's and '60s. These receivers
were available in immense quantities marlund and Collins, the rather awe-
Most serious experienced DXers of some looking RCA AR8516L, and, of
the shortwave bands select from that and some of them were brand new
when sold as military surplus. course, a range of British communica-
rather abbreviated list of receivers. "Purely a personal view is that the tions receivers. Among this latter class
Frankly, there is a wider choice of AR88D was one of the greatest re- were the GEC/Marconi RC410/411,
specialty receivers in the top price range, variations of the BRT400 and 402
all the way up to $5,000 and more. But ceivers when coupled with a Q -multi-
plier for added selectivity and a "null" series, and Eddystone receivers with
owning such a receiver is out of the type numbers including the old-but
question for most DXers, and it is position. in its passband. Even today,
super -658X, 730/4, 830/7 and others.
really doubtful that you'd hear any- in the United Kingdom, a good AR88D, "Ultimately, many, of Britain's most
thing on a $5,000 receiver that you in first class condition, though some 35 experienced listeners found that the
wouldn't hear on a $500 set. years, old, can still command a price
of around $200. receiver of their choice was a domestic
Mailbag Time Again. As I said earlier, product, the Racal RA17 or RA117.
there's always something in the letters "One of the better British receivers of
some years back was the Marconi In 1970, the price tag on such a re-
you send to COMMUNICATIONS WORLD ceiver, used, was something like $500.
to give me something to think about CR100, also known as the B28. It vied Today it would be more like $1,000.
and, sometimes, to brighten the day- - with the AR88D as to which was the And brand new Racals run several times
like this letter froth Michael Light,
heavier. Both weighed the best part of
a hundred pounds and must have been that amount.
Sunnyside, NY. "It's a very long way to come in
"Another job well done. I just fin- the cause of many a slipped disc
among DXers! twenty or thirty years from the days
ished reading COMMUNICATIONS WORLD. when one could acquire a quite good
I offer you kudos because I'll venture to "The CR100 had an unfortunate
tendency to wander up and down the military surplus receiver for just $25.
guess that you work harder, do more But radio reception conditions have
research and put in more hours than frequency scale with changes in ambient
temperature and accidental currents of changed too. With today's crowded
anyone else connected with the maga- bands, a receiver with excellent selec-
zine." (Hey, did you get that, Boss?) cold air in the room. One British DXer
told me he made a point of keeping a tivity, sensitivity, and frequency readout
Mike, who has been DXing for 'four is more important than it was some
years, is one of those listeners who hot water bottle in the vicinity of his
CR100 to help stabilize drifting. years back."
recently "stepped up" in receivers. He From Alan Thompson's description
writes, "Last Week I brought home my "I suppose it was in about 1965 that
the so-called communications receiver of the equipment scene in Great Britain
dream receiver, a Drake SPR-4, and it it is easy, to see some similarities with
paid immediate dividends. Radio Fin- arrived in Great Britain from Japan.
It was the Lafayette HE30 that started the situation on this side of the Atlantic.
land came across like a local on 15,110 In the lower price ranges the imported
kHz, and then as I headed up 19 meters, the trend which brought a new dimen-
sion to British DXing. These sets were multi -band transistorized portables dom-
on 15,165 kHz, Radio Denmark was cheap-about $75 at the time-and nice inate. And for the most sophisticated
signing off in English. Those are just gear one can expect to pay a fancy
two of the 44 countries I've logged enough to look at, something which
couldn't be said for the monsterous price.
here in QRM City." Mike concludes, In the middle price range, particu-
"The article on Great Britain DXing AR88D.
"These Japanese receivers and their larly considering the availability of used
was excellent." successors are still about in great pro- equipment, it is probably true that the
Regular readers will remember the bit North American DXer has a bit more
fusion. Meanwhile the Russians have
in the Spring -Summer 76 COMMUNICA- made available a host of really excel- to choose from than his British coun-
TIONS WORLD by top British DXer and terpart when it comes to shortwave re-
broadcaster, Alan Thompson, in which lent transistor portables which perform
he described how listening differs on well even if their looks are rather ceivers.
reminiscent of 30 years ago. How to Get a Used Receiver. Speak-
the other side of "The Pond." "The serious DXer, as opposed to ing of used receivers, a reader from
British DX Equipment Report. Well, the more casual listener, five or six years Lubbock, TX, Luis G. Flores writes,
Alan is back with us again this time to ago began to realize that his World War "I'm a beginning DXer and I am trying
give ,Statesiders a glimpse of what the to get a used receiver. Do you have
market and the equipment II vintage AR88D was getting rather
receiver long in the tooth. The design technology any tips?"
scene in general is like in Great Britain. With a somewhat shrinking market
"During World War II," Alan notes, of the late 1930's was showing its age
"a great number of U.S. military bases in the 1970's. of new shortwave receivers, Luis, many
"Some experienced DXers opted for DXers are considering a used receiver.
were -located in the British Isles. When

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At any given time there is normally you have to put $50 into it for a new ver, B.C., Canada. "Identification is
a fairly sizeable market of used receiv- set of tubes, a realignment or what heard every 15 minutes."
ers to select from. The main reason for have you, it could still be a bargain. Another Spanish-speaking station in-
this is that shortwave listeners have But if the receiver is an all around
terests Thomas Macko of Brooklyn,
the habit of periodically trading up. And "dog" it is not a buy at any price. NY.
when they do, their old receivers be- If you buy from a reputable dealer "Can you help me identify a medium
come available to other SWLs as used in ham gear, one who has recondition- wave station whose name and location
equipment. ed the set he sells used and one who I can't understand? It is in Spanish,
Many dealers take these sets in trade will stand behind the deal, you'll be broadcasting light music on 819 kHz
toward the purchase price of a new, ahead of the, game. from somewhere in Colombii. I've
often more expensive receiver. The If you purchase from a private party heard it some evenings with fair sig-
used sets often are reconditioned and you may have little recourse if the re- nals."
resold at prices running about 30 to 60 ceiver doesn't turn out to be all you Very likely it is RICY, Radio Suta-
per cent off the original mint -condition had been led to believe it was. It may tenza, which runs a hefty 250 kilowatts
cost. be worthwhile in either case to have a on 810 kHz. The address is Apartado
Who .deals in used receivers? Gen- ham friend or an experienced elec- Aereo 7170, Bogota, Colombia.
erally those firms that specialize in gear tronic technician give the once-over to Airwave Piracy in New York. Tom
for the radio amateur. Check with a the receiver you are considering. Pay also goes on to tell about a station he
local ham in your town, read the ads him a few bucks for twenty minutes heard last December. The station, Tom
in the magazines that especially cater of his time and his expert opinion. In says, broadcasts on 1620 kHz from
to the amateur radio operator, or look the long run it may save you from buy- "somewhere in New York"'
in the Yellow Pages under "Radio, ing a lemon! "Obviously it is a pirate station. I
Communications Equipment" or a sim- I neither encourage nor discourage heard it playing rock music and con-
ilar title. readers from buying second-hand ducting what were announced as trans-
One of the best places to find used equipment. Much of the gear on the mitter tests. The station gave a phone
communications receivers is a dealer used market is serviceable and worth number, which I called. A young man
who serves the ham radio market. Most the price asked. Sometimes you can answered. We talked for a while but
major cities have at least one such get exceptional buys-I knew a fellow he said he couldn't answer some of my
store. There are some larger ham gear who picked up one of the top receivers questions about the station's location
suppliers that operate by mail order as 'of the 1950's, a $350 set in those days, and details. This was very interesting.
well, if you live in an outlying area. for just $40! But sometimes you can Probably the FCC will shut down the
Now and again you'll find a used get stung! It is a decision only you.can station by the time this report gets
communications receiver advertised in emptor! printed."
newspaper classified ads. And some A Helping Hoosier. Ah, but here is You betcha! That's, exactly what
bargains have even been found in junk- a helping hand. John R. Leary who happened to this rather ambitious pirate
shops and at fleamarkets. lives at 438 Hamilton Street, Fortville, statipn that used the call letters WCPR.
If you're really looking for a low Indiana -46040, notes in his letter that Actually it took a number of weeks
priced set, consider the old, but ser- he has been involved in radio since before complaints of this unlicensed
viceable, multi -band console radios, 1929. "The reason I wrote," John says, operation reached the Federal Commu-
which include the shortwave bands. "is to let your readers know that I nications Commission. And during that
Most homes had one such "monster" have owned 71 receivers over the yeah. period, the signals of this pirate station,
back in the 1940's. Admittedly they do If any of them are thinking about buy- just above the normal medium wave
not have all the niceties of a new solid ing any of the receiving sets made be- AM band, were heard as far north as
state set, but for "openers" as an SWL tween 1945 and 1972, I could give New Brunswick, Canada and as far
what have you got to lose? them my opinion. If they would just west as Illinois.
Eureka! In Georgia. Consider this send a stamped, self-addressed envelope
letter from reader Adrian Clift of At- But, when the FCC did learn about
for a reply I'd be happy to help." A WCPR's illegal operation, it took just
lanta, GA. "I was rummaging through kind and helpful offer, John.
an antique/junk store in October and one night of radio direction finding
Getting back to our Texas reader, effort to pinpoint the station's location,
was extremely pleased to pick up an Luis Flores again, he also notes he is in an apartment building in Brooklyn,
old-probably late '40's model-Airline trying to hear a Peruvian station on
console receiver in very good condi- NY. The transmitting equipment was
shortwave. Luis, there are many sta- confiscated and at this writing no de-
tion. The price was only $15. Since tions operating on SW from Peru, many
then I've logged stations from almost cision had been made as to whether to
of them regularly audible in the U.S.
30 countries, using only a 25 -foot ran- But I'll let another COMMUNICATIONS
, dom wire antenna thrown out my win- WORLD reader give you his suggestion.
dow over a tree branch. I consider this "Radio La Cronica in Limi, Peru,
quite an accomplishment and I can has been heard around 1200 GMT,"
assure you that the vintage receiver is writes John Chapman, West Vancou-
capable of much more."
Now there is a success story for you.
A start in DXing for just $15.
There are real advantages in buying A Heathkit SB-313 (left below speaker)
and a Radio Shack Realistic DX1508
a used receiver. The big plus is savings. (center) form the heart of this DX den
If you can pick up a receiver for $150 in Walla Walla, WA. It belongs to
that a half dozen or so years ago cost Hobart Beal, a retired Army master
$300, that could be a real bargain. If sergeant who took up DXing two years ago.

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thing-are those letters or cards from
stations confirming that the reports of
communicAnons WORLD reception you sent were correct and
that you did, in fact, hear them when
charge the offenders with a criminal Radio is a nice catch anywhere in the and where you stated. They provide a
violation. country. Unfortunately, word has just tangible bit of evidence that you did
Fortunately, most of our readers been received that the station has hit a actually hear certain stations.
who have a yen to transmit as well as financial snag. Reportedly the broad- Many of the international broad-
listen, take a legal route-amateur casting hours were to have been cut casters are more than happy to verify
radio. Some, like Mark Austin of Troy, back drastically, at least for a while. your correct reception reports. But
NY combine ham radio and SWLing. If you fail to hear SMR at the time there are also many other stations, usu-
Mark writes that he and a friend, and place Tim mentions, this may be ally the smaller, local, or regional sta-
WB4JSP, would like to start a 40 -meter the reason. tions, that are less interested in hearing
ham net for SWLs who also are active Frank Hill Jr., Las Vegas, NV, asks from listeners outside their normal tar-
hams. Mark, whose call is WA2UYL, about a station mentioned in White's get areas. Sometimes they will QSL
says "during the net we plan to ex- Radio Log in the Spring -Summer 1976 listeners' reports; sometimes they won't.
change SWL DXing information and issue of COMMUNICATIONS WORLD. One COMMUNICATIONS WORLD read-
have some long, interesting contacts "You listed the American Forces er recently wrote to tell of his prob-
with hams who are interested in listen- Antarctic Network as being on 6,012 lems in getting QSLs from some sta-
ing to shortwave." kHz. Could you tell me more about tions. But his comments are typical of
If you're a licensed ham and the this station?" those we receive from many listeners.
idea of an SWL net interests you, drop AFNT was the surprise of the 1974- "I have logged in the past two
a line to Mark Austin, Corliss Park, 75 winter DX season. Australian DXers months about 50 countries and received
Bldg. 10, Apt. 3, Troy, NY 12182. heard it first and the word spread quick- QSLs from only about half of them,"
"Africa is well known in shortwave ly to North American listeners. The writes Robert Lerner, Waltham, MA.
circles for Radio RSA, the voice of station only runs 1,000 watts and its "Please, do you have any suggestions
South Africa," writes Timothy Colvin, intended audience includes military men on how to solve this QSL problem?"
a Concord, California COMMUNICA- and scientists at the polar stations. It First, Robert, I'm not sure you really
TIONS WORLD reader. "But listeners was heard by some U.S. DXers in late have a problem. Many stations are a bit
trying to snag an African, an alterna- 1974, but although it is said to be still slow in replying. And it also takes a
tive to Radio RSA, might try for Swazi on the air, I know of no recent loggings. while for your letter to reach the sta-
Music Radio in the Kingdom of Swazi- It's a toughie, but possible for North tion and more time for an overseas
land. This is a commercial station that American listeners. Best time to try reply to get back to you. While some
is well heard on the West Coast. It seems to be around 0900 to 1100 GMT. stations will reply with a QSL in a
signs on at 0357 GMT with its in- The QSL Scene. For many DXers week or two, others take longer .
terval signal-the instrumental record hearing the stations is just half the fun sometimes much longer. And, it is true,
"Popcorn"-on 4980 kHz in the 60 and half the challenge of the hobby. some don't answer at all, or only on
meter band. Programs consist of pop The other half is collecting QSL's. rare occasions. I wouldn't worry too
music." QSL's-or verifications, confirma- much until after a report has been
Tim is right on target. Swazi Music tions, veries, they all mean the same "out" about three months.

LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD LOCAL TIME VS. GREENWICH TIME


FRENCH Senegal ARABIC ENGLISH
Greenwich EST or CST or MST or
Tahiti MOT PDT PST
Mean Time EDT CDT
Afars and Issas Upper Volta Algeria Australia
Barbados 0000 8 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 5 p.m. 4 p.m.
(Fr. Somaliland) Bahrain
Egypt Bermuda 0100 9 p.m. 8 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 5 p.m.
Algeria
Iraq Canada 0200 10 p.m. 9 p.m. 8 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m.
Belgium SPANISH
Burundi Jordan Fiji 0300 11 p.m. 10 p.m. 9 p.m. 8 p.m. 7 p.m.
Cambodia Argentina Kuwait Ghana 0400 Midnight 11 p.m. 10 p.m. 9 p.m. 8 p.m.
Cameroons Bolivia Lebanon Great Britain 0500 1 a.m. Midnight 11 p.m. 10 p.m. 9 p.m.
Central African Canary Is. Libya Guyana Midnight 11 p.m. 10 p.m.
0600 2 a.m. 1 a.m.
Rep. Colombia Morocco Hong Kong 1 a.m. Midnight 11 p.m.
0700 3 a.m. 2 a.m.
Chad Costa Rica Qatar India 3 a.m. 2 a.m. 1 a.m. Midnight
0800 4 a.m.
Comoro Is. Cuba Saudi Arabia Jamaica
0900 5 a.m. 4 a.m. 3 a.m. 2 a.m. 1 a.m.
Congo Dominican Rep. Southern Yemen New Zealand
1000 6 a.m. 5 a.m. 4 a.m. 3 a.m. 2 a.m.
Dahomey Ecuador Sudan Philippines
1100 7 a.m. 6 a.m. 5 a.m. 4 a.m. 3 a.m.
France El Salvador Syria Seychelles
Trucial States Singapore 1200 8 a.m. 7 a.m. 6 a.m. 5 a.m. 4 a.m.
Gabon Guatemala
Zanzibar Windward 1300 9 a.m. 8 a.m. 7 a.m. 6 a.m. 5 a.m.
Guadeloupe Guinea
Islands 1400 10 a.m. 9 a.m. 8 a.m. 7 a.m. 6 a.m.
Guiana (Fr.) (Ecuatorial)
Haiti Honduras 1500 11 a.m. 10 a.m. 9 a.m. 8 a.m. 7 a.m.
Ivory Coast Mexico PORTUGUESE 1600 Noon 11 a.m. 10 a.m. 9 a.m. 8 a.m.
Laos Nicaragua 1700 1 p.m. Noon 11 a.m. 10 a.m. 9 a.m.
Malagasy Rep. Panama Azores SWAHILI Noon 11 a.m. 10 a.m.
1800 2 p.m. 1 p.m.
Mali Paraguay Cape Verde Is. 1 p.m. Noon 11 a.m.
1900 3 p.m. 2 p.m.
Martinique Peru Brazil Burundi 2 p.m. 1 p.m. Noon
2000 4 p.m. 3 p.m.
Mauritania Philippines Guinea (Port.) Kenya
2100 5 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 1 p.m.
New Caledonia Spain Macau Rwanda
2200 6 p.m. 5 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m.
Reunion Is. Chile Portugal Somali
2300 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 5 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m.
Rwanda Venezuela Sao Tome Tanzania
Uruguay Timor

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After that you can think about send- The main entrance at the base of
ing another report to a station. Yes, the huge tower that makes up the TV
stations do reply to "follow up" reports. Centre of Moscow's All -Union
Perhaps your first reception report was Radio and TV transmitting station.
lost, either in the mails or on some-
one's desk at the station.
Remember that no station "owes"
you a verification card or letter. No
broadcaster is under any obligation to
send you a QSL. Many, perhaps most,
stations will QSL listeners' reception
reports, usually out of courtesy or a
desire to build goodwill.
So when you write to a station, Time (GMT), the universal time stand- the date reference in your report is to
politeness pays. Demanding gets you ard of broadcasters and DXers. remember that the date cited should
nowhere. At the end of your report, The use of the 24 -hour time system correspond to the GMT time reported.
by all means, ask that your logging be eliminates the need for (and the pos- This can most easily be understood
verified. But be polite. You want a QSL sible confusion resulting from) refer- with the help of an example,. hypo-
more than a station "needs" your re- ences to a.m. and p.m. The hours be- thetical but very typical.
port. After all, the station probably tween 1 a.m. and noon are written as On the evening of December 1, in
gets 10,000, 20,000, or more such re- 0100 to 1200. After noon, keep count- your Baltimore, MD home, you are
quests for QSLs each year. ing! One p.m. becomes 1300, 2 p.m. is listening to the programs from a station
The Art of Requesting a QSL. How 1400, and so it goes, right up to 11 in Spain. The clock on your wall reads
do you go about writing a reception p.m., which is 2300. Midnight is 0000. 9 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. You
report? Perhaps the best way is to write Here are a couple of examples. With decide you want to write to the station
a personal letter to the station's man- just a little practice you should have to report your logging and, hopefully,
ager, or chief engineer, or perhaps little difficulty: 12:27 a.m. = 0027; get a QSL card in return.
chief of the English language program- 5:15 a.m. = 0515; 11:58 a.m. = 1158; So, following the advice you read in
ming department. You might, as some 2:45 p.m. = 1445; 6:07 p.m. = 1807; COMMUNICATIONS WORLD, you realize
DXers do, use a standardized form, 11:21 p.m. = 2321. that you want to refer in your report to
which needs only to be filled in with the Understanding GMT may seem a the time in GMT, not EST. And you
appropriate data. Once you design such little more difficult, at least at first. know that EST equals GMT minus 5
a form you may wish to duplicate or Greenwich Mean Time is the time at hours. You also know you should state
mimeograph it in suitable quantities for 0 degrees longitude, the imaginary line the time in the 24 hours system. So
your own use. If you use a standard that runs north and south through you add your five hours onto local time
form, you may still want to add a brief Greenwich, England. and, voila, you have 0200 GMT. Ter-
note to give your reception report a Your . report of reception should rific, no?
personal touch. state the time of your logging in GMT, Terrific, yes, if you also remember
Letter or firm, however, your report rather than in your own local time, to one other thing: 0200 GMT is the next
to a station should include certain ba- prevent any confusion. Many stations day, December 2. Make sure the date
sic elements: frequency, time, date, keep their own program logs and of your report correctly corresponds to
/irogram details, conditions of recep- schedules in GMT rather than in their the GMT hour.
on, a descripiton of your listening local time. Program Details. Program details,
'equipment, and any personal observa- The COMMUNICATIONS WORLD charts along with the preceding item --fre-
tions or comments you might care to should help you make the necessary quency, date and time-serve only one
make about the programs you heard. conversions.from your local time to purpose in a reception report: to prove
Frequency. Be sure to include in GMT without too much trouble.
you actually heard the station in ques-
your report the frequency on which Date. A date is a date is a date is a tion. So, in order for the station to
you heard the station, as accurately as date! How could the date of your re- check your report for accuracy before
you can determine it. Some stations use ception be at all confusing? There ar1e issuing a QSL, you must include a solid
many different frequenties, in the same two possible problem areas. One in- summary of what you heard. These de-
or different SWBC bands at the same volves the writing of dates using only tails should cover at least 15 minutes
time. Unless you specify the fre- numerals. Normally, Americans write and preferably a half hour or more of
quency, the station will not know which a date numerically in this order: month, listening. You need enough detail to
transmission you heard. date, and year. You, therefore, might ,establish that it was the station in ques-
If the program is in English, usually write 11/4/76 and intend it to mean tion which you actually heard.
the frequencies will be announced. November 4, 1976. Here are a couple of sample pro-
This, of course, is the easiest way of In most other places iii the world, it gram detail entries:
being sure what the frequency is. If is the day that comes first, followed by 2300 - 2302 GMT - Chimes, a
not announced, do the best you can to the month and year, in numerical no- chorus singing an anthem and an an-
estimate the correct frequency, by read- tation. To a station engineer in Norway nouncement in French by a woman,
ing your receiver's dial. Here is where or Nigeria, your 11/4/76 would be announcer. This was followed by an
it is really important to have a receiver interpreted as April 11, 1976-the announcement in English by a man.
with an accurate frequency readout. eleventh day of the fourth month of "You are listening to an English lan-
Time. Two things are important to the year. You can avoid this by spell-
guage transmission from Radio Boo-
remember here: always use the 24 -hour ing out the month. booville." The frequency was
clock system and use Greenwich Mean an-
The second possible problem with nounced as 15,205 kHz.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fall -Winter 1976 33


some have their own regular overseas
communiamons WORLD monitors, so they already have a very
good idea of how well their programs
are being received around the world.
2300-Chimes, music, then talk- With the smaller stations your signal
2302 - 2315 GMT - An English report may be of genuine help to the
newscast read by a man. The major ing.
2302-Talking by man. station technicians in knowing how
news items were they are "getting out."
2315 - 2325 GMT - African mu- 2315-Music.
Reception Conditions. The previous- Many DXers prefer to detail the
sic, a male singer with accompaniment conditions of reception, using words
on African instruments, including flutes ly mentioned "musts' in any reception
report-frequency, date, time, aad pro- and phrases to describe the strength of
and drums. the signal, the type and degree of in-
That should give you some idea of gram details-are to establish you did
hear the station. A description of the terference from atmospheric (static) or
the detail that will help to establish the man-made causes, the amount of signal
accuracy of your report to the station's reception condition is to inform the
station staff how well you heard it. fading caused by fluctuating propaga-
satisfaction. tional factors, and an overall summary
Too many listeners are too sketchy Now with the popular international
broadcasters this is perhaps something of signal quality.
in their logging details, it seems. The Some DXers, especially when report-
following, for example, would not be of a formality. These stations get many
thousands of reports from listeners, and ing to the larger international broad -
adequate:

WORLD TIME BY COUNTRIES

To comilute the time anywhere in the world, add (+) or subtract (-) the
number of hours indicated to or from GMT. Figures in parentheses indicate
daylight savings time during the particular country's summer months.

Costa Rica -6 Korea +9 Senegal 0


Aden +3 +3 +4
Afghanistan +41/2 Cuba -5 Kuwait
+7
Seychelles
+2 Sierra Leone 0
Alaska -8 Cyprus Laos
+2 Singapore +71/2
Albania +1 Czechoslovakia +1 Lebanon
+1 Liberia -3/4 Solomon Is. +11
Algeria 0 Dahomey
+1 Luxembourg +1 Somalia +3
Argentina -4 (-3) Denmark
+2 +2
Ascension Is. 0 Ecuador -5 Libya South Africa
+2 (+3) +2 South Yemen +3
Australia +1
Eastern +10 El Salvador -6 Malaysia +71/2 Spain
Ethiopia +3 Malagasy Rep. +3 Sudan +2
Central +91/2 -31/4
Western +8 Falkland Is. -4 (-3) Maldive Is. +51/2 Surinam
Faeroe Is. 0 Mali 0 Sweden +1
Austria +1
+12 Mauritania 0 Switzerland +1
Azores -1 Fiji Is.
Marshall Is. +12 Syria +2 (+3)
-5 Finland +2
Bahamas
+4 France +1 Martinique -4 Tahiti -10
Bahrain +4 Tanzania +3
Gabon +1 Mauritius
Belgium +1 -6 +7
Mexico Thailand
Bermuda -4 Gambia 0
+1 Timor +8
Bolivia -4 Germany +1 Monaco
0 Mongolia +8 Togo 0
Botswana +2 Ghana
0 +1
Gilbert Is. +12 Morocco Tunisia
Brazil +2 Turkey +2
Eastern -3 (-2) Greece +2 Mozambique
-4 (-3) Guam +10 Nepal +5.40 Uganda +3
Central
-5 (-4) Guatemala -6 Neth. Antilles -4 Upper Volta 0
Western +11 Uruguay -3
Guayana -33/4 New Caledonia
Brunei +8 +10
Bulgaria +2 Guiana, Fr. -3 New Guinea USSR

Guinea 0 New Hebrides +11 Moscow +3


Burma +61/2
Guinea, Eq. New Zealand +12 Baku +4
Burundi +2 -6 Sverdlovsk +5
Guinea, Port. --1 Nicaragua
Cambodia +7 +1 +6
Cameroon +1 Haiti -5 Niger Tashkent
Hawaii -10 Nigeria +1 Novosibirsk +7
Canada +1 Irkutsk +8
Atlantic -4 (-3) Holland +1 Norway
-5 (-6) Pakistan Yakutsk +9
Eastern -5 (-4) Honduras
+5 Khadarovsk +10
Central -6 (-5) Honduras, Br. -6 (-5V2) West
+8 (+9) East +6 Magadan +11
Mountain -7 (-6) Hong Kong
-5 Petropavlovsk +12
Pacific -8 (-7) Hungary +1 Panama
-1 (0) Papua Terr. +10 Anadyr +13
Yukon -9 (-8) Iceland
-4
India +51/2 Paraguay USA
Canary Is.
-2
0
Indonesia Peru -5 Eastern -5 (-4)
Cape Verde Is. +8 -6 (-5)
West +7 Philippines Central
Central Afr. Rep. +1 +1 -7 (-6)
Central +8 Poland Mountain
Ceylon +51/2
East +9 Portugal +1 Pacific -8 (-7)
Chad +1 +4 Vatican +1
Qatar
Chile -4 Iran +31/2
+4 Venezuela -4
China
Iraq +3 Reunion
Israel +2 Rhodesia +2 Vietnam, S. +8
East +8 +2 Vietnam, N. +7
Italy +1 (+2) Rumania
West +6 +2 Windward Is. -4
Rwanda
Colombia -5 Ivory Coast 0
Ryukyu Is. +9 Yemen +3
Congo Japan +9
Jordan +2 Sabah +8 Yugoslavia +1
West +1 0 +2
+3 Sao Tome Zambia
East +2 Kenya
+8
Sarawak
Cook Is. -101/2

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fall-Winter 1976


34
casting stations, which because of their their programming. They are anxious
extensive contacts with SWLs, are more fellow in search of station addresses is
to learn your likes and dislikes and the the SWL, Address Book, by well-known
knowledgeable in the ways of hobby sorts of programs you would like to
listeners, and use a special reporting DXer Gerry Dexter. It sells for $3.30
listen to. and is available from Gilfer Associates
code. This code, called SINPO, was So tell them, and also write some-
devised to concisely state all the recep- Inc., too.
thing about yourself. It isn't necessary Clubs, Clubs, and More Clubs. Ed-
tion condition information. to write a long letter, but a few friend-
The SINPO Code. SINPO stands for die Reska of Coal Center, PA, writes:
ly, but honest comments about the nro- "I'm a TV DXer who would like to
Strength - Interference - Noise Prop- grams you heard will be appreciated.
agation -Overall. The Strength and join a TV DXing club. Can you give
If you follow these tips on repotting me some information?" Sure, Eddie. As
Overall elements are self-explanatory. your receptions to the stations you hear
Interference means man-made QRM. yoii have apparently found out, DXing
you should have a rather good rate of the snowbands-hunting for distant TV
Noise stands for QRN, atmospheric replies. Again, not every station will
noise or static. Propagation stands for signals-is a fascinating aspect of our
verify, it seems. And some may take DX hobby. There are a number of
the degree of fading of the signal. two or three reports before you get
Each of these five elements is rated others who also are fascinated by TV
your QSL. Just write the best reception DXing. Many of them belong to the
on a 1 to 5 scale. A reading of SINPO report you can and be a little patient!
55555 is the best a station could re- Worldwide TV -FM DX Association,
Speaking of patience, Mike Cassell P.O. Box 163, Deerfield, IL 60015.
ceive and, unless, you're doing your of Greensboro, NC seems to be run-
DXing from the very shadow of the Incidentally, one of the best ways of
ning out of his. Mike writes, "Help! I learning all about DXing and keeping
station's transmitting antenna, you have just come into the world of SWL-
probably won't come across such a current on the rapidly changing DX
ing. My problem is hOw to get my re- world, is to join one of the other fine
"perfect" signal. ception reports to the stations I hear.
SINPO is a handy way to give a DXing clubs. These clubs, along with
I don't have the correct station address- the previously mentioned Worldwide
reception condition report to a large es and my letters are being returned by
international broadcAting station. It is TV -FM DX Association, are affiliated
the post office. Is this situation hope- with the Association of North Ameri-
standardized and takes less time and less? Shall I just sell my set and quit?'
effort to spell out your observations to can Radio Clubs, 557 North Madison
Or can you help?" Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101.
the station you are reporting. But, many Hang in there, Mike. Don't sell your
of the smaller stations, which receive Covering news and activities of in-
set. Invest in a book that lists the ad- terest to medium wave listeners are the
fewer SWL reports, probably aren't fa- dresses of most of the world's SWBC
miliar with the meaning of the SINPO National Radio Club, P.O. Box 127,
stations. Boonton, NJ 07005; and the Interna
code. There are two I'd recommend. One
Equipment. To evaluate your recep- tional Radio Club of America, P.O.
is World Radio TV Handbook, an an- Box 21462, Seattle, WA 98111.
tion report it helps if the station staff nual now in its 30th edition, which
knows the sort of equipment you are Specializing in shortwave broadcast
includes a lot of other information data are the North American Short-
using for your shortwave listening. about 'SW stations besides their ad-
Hearing a relatively low -powered wave Association, P.O. Box 13, Liber-
dresses. The price is $10.95. It can be ty, IN 47353; and SWL International,
station with a big, fancy receiver and ordered from Gilfer Associates Inc.,
a l00000ng-antenna is a bit easier than c/o Chris Hansen, 100 W. 92nd St.,
Box 239, Park Ridge, NJ 07656; Bill- Apt. 5B, New York, NY 10025.
with a little portable with a whip an- board Publications Inc., 1 Astor Plaza,
'

tenna. You can mention, therefore, in Those clubs which cover several dif-
New York, NY 10036; or you may find ferent aspects of the DXing hobtly in-
your report, the type of receiver you it on sale in some radio stores and clude the American Shortwave Listen-
are using, the number of tubes or tran- book shops.
sistors, if you know this, the type of an- ers Club, 16182 Ballad Lane, Hunting-
The second reference work for the ton Beach, CA 92649; the Canadian
tenna, its length and height. If you are
using any other sort of auxiliary equip-
ment to aid you in 'your ,DXing, you
can also mention this in your report.
The Final Touch. And last, but not
least, when you write a reception re-
port to a station, seeking a QSL or
verification, don't forget the personal
angle. Remember that many stations,
especially the international broadcast-
ers with English language programs, are
trying to reach you and others like
you. They want to know how you like
This is a modern control room of The
Radio Voice of the Gospel, ETLF,
located in Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia. ETLF is owned and operated
by the Lutheran World Federation
Broadcasting Service and is just one
of many stations, operated by
various Christian denominations,
that serve as radio missionary voices.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fall -Winter 1976 35


He tells about one of his more inter-
communicniions WORLD 169 40215, notes that ,people in the area
esting loggings. "One night last Septem-
ber, at 0145 EST (0645 GMT) I was ,
able to pick up Radio Caracas, Vene-
International DX Radio Club, who sre interested in knowing more zuela, on 750 kHz. Of course, WSB,
Grandview Avenue, Winnipeg, Mani- Atlanta was off the air at the time. If
about the NRC convention should drop
toba R26 OL4, Canada; Radio USA, him a note. anyone of the readers is itching to log
1602 W. Pierson Street, No. 229, Phoe- Last Words From All Over. Adie Venezuela, this is a good chance. The
nix, A4 85015; SPEEDX, P.O. Box E, Durden is a COMMUNICATIONS WORLD format I heard was American rock and
Elsinore, CA 92330. reader who lives in Albany, GA and roll. I sent a report and will let you
In addition, associated status has is 13 -years old. He enjoys listening to
been granted to six special interest or know what happens."
the medium wave stations. After hear- And for others, who like Konstan-
regional clubs. The ANARC associate ing 158 broadcast band stations in the
clubs are the Miami Valley DX Club,
tine, should hear YVKS, Radio Ca-
540-1604 kHz range, Adie has turned racas on 750 kHz, and want to send
c/o Leonard J. Wyatt, 170 Notre Dame
Avenue, Dayton, OH 45404; the Min- to the foreign medium wavers. a reception report, .try this address:
"I have only identified one foreign Apartado 2058, Caracas, Venezuela.
nesota DX Club, c/o Tom Gavaras, station positively," he writes. This was Reports should be written in Spanish.
16920 17th Avenue, North, Wayzata, Trans World Radio, 800 kHz, from To close out mailbag this time, it is
MN 55391; Rocky Mountain DXers Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. "I have
Associgtion, 3701 South Dexter Way, a letter from Bill Patalon III, Fallston,
also heard three other foreign stations MD, who has some information on the
Denver, CO 80222; Transworld DX and have questions about them. What frequencies used by Radio 4VEH, cur-
Club, c/o John Chapman, 606 St. An-
is the location of a Spanish-speaking rently the only shortwave outlet in the
drews Road, West Vancouver, British station, apparently broadcasting from island republic of Haiti. 4VEH is a
Colombia, Canada V7S 7V4; Univer- Cuba, on about 640 kHz? What is the missionary broadcaster and Bill notes
sity of Manitoba DX Club, Room 515, location of Mexican station XERF on that 1200 GMT is a good time to listen
University Centre, Winnipeg, Mani- 1570 kHz, and the frequency of an- for this one. The station's shortwave
toba, Canada, R3T 2N2; and the Han- other Mexican, XEG, at Monterrey?':
dicapped Aid Program, c/o Ted Pol- frequencies are 3,345, 6,120, 9,770,
Okay, Adie, your station from Cuba and 11,835 kHz.
ing, HAP Director, P.O. Box 163, Mt. apparently is CMQ in Havana and its And so, with that, we wrap things up
Sterling, IL 62353. frequency is 640 kHz; XERF is located
An information leaflet about all these for anoffier issue Of COMMUNICATIONS
at Ciudad Acuna, just across the border WORLD. Before we come your way
ANARC clubs is available by writing from Del Rio, TX, and it runs about again, six months hence, I hope that
the Association of North American 250 kilowatts of power; and finally, we'll be hearing from you about your
Radio Clubs at its Pasadena headquar- XEG, Monterrey, which also features
ters. Or you can write to the clubs DXing activities, and seeing your pic-
English programming, broadcasts on tures, which we'll publish in future is-
directly. Be sure to include a stamped,
self-addressed envelope with yOur let- 1050 kHz. sues Of COMMUNICATIONS WORLD.
Konstantine Rychalsky of Bridge- Good DX to you all!
ter if you want a reply. port, CT, is another medium wave fan.
All of the above clubs publish a
bulletin on a regular basis. Some clubs
have monthly bulletins, others have
them published up to 34 times a year.
Yearly membership, depending on the
club, varies between about $6 to $15
a year. Most experienced DXers will
tell you that membership in a good
DX club is virtually a "must" for the
fellow who wants to take his hobby
seriously.
Speaking of clubs, one interesting
sidelight is the annual convention. A
number of the clubs mentioned hold a
get-together during the summer, a con-
vention of members and other interest-
ed DXers. The National Radio Club,
for example, will be holding its con-
vention in Louisville, KY, during the
Labor Day weekend. Wayne. Murphy,
1411 Phyllis Avenue, Louisville, KY

Most DXers collect QSL cards and


verification letters, replies
from those stations they hear
and report. Some broadcasters
also send attractive pennants to
listeners who report reception of
their stations. Here are some of the
pennants sent by SWBC stations.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fall -Winter 1976


36
Now You Can Go CB Today!
BACK IN THE pioneer days of Citi-
eration, speech clipping, remote control, quite effectively for most local commu-
zens' Band (CB) radio there was only telephone handsets, tone alert, integrat-
one basic type of transceiver-it turned nications purposes with a rather minis-
ed circuits, light emitting diodes, receive cule investment. Today's CBers have
on and off, the volume could be ad- preamplification, variable sensitivity,
justed, it had a squelch, and more often forgotten that while all of the chrome
public-address systems, tone control, and frills are spiffy to have (if you have
than not it operated on one, two, or VOX, mechanical and ceramic filters,
three channels. Color it cheap. the cash to invest), these extras are far
noise blankers, digital alarm clocks, desk from being absolutely necessary in or-
Of course, those were the days when mikes, fully metered functions, dual
CB operators were as scarce as Eskimos der to fulfill CB's basis premise, that of
base/mobile power supplies, and lots of being able to get a message from here
in Ecuador; nobody knew about fancy designer styling. Naturally, as hoped for
refinements, state-of-the-art, to somewhere else.
and that by the manufacturers, sets containing Yes, in the midst of the glitter and
sort of thing. The majority of CB man- combinations of these features are sen-
ufacturers were hand -constructing a dazzle of space-age exotic technology,
sational sellers in the CB marketplace the consumer has managed to disre-
few dozen CB rigs per week to meet -some tipping the scales at the $600
their needs. price mark!
member that beneath the facade of
I suppose that by now you've heard knobs, meters, gadgets, and chrome of
Why the Rip -Off? What's happened even the most spectacular deluxe CB
that the awkward child has grown up; is that, somewhere in the backwash and
CB radio has turned into the darling of rig there lurks (in one form or another,
dust of all this clamor, the poor soul and by whatever fancy technical tern.%
the public, a 9 -headed monster for the who just wants to get on the air, no
FCC, and one of the few industries it may be described) a 5 -watt transmit-
strain, no pain, has gotten the impres- ter and a 7 -MHz receiver; and these
which is still smiling (and often back- sion that unless he can unlciad about
ordered) through the current indus- same two components were part of a
$1300 on a base station (and there's CB rig 15 years ago, and they are still
trial/economic "situation." still that mobile installation to think of
And, as you might have imagined, part of even the most inexpensive CB
too!), there is hardly any point in try- gear today!
the equipment design, styling, refine- ing to get involved in CB radio, for
ments, and prices have come a long way And while you can put as much as
certainly any installation which doesn't $350 into a great -looking tower, you
up the pike since the old days. Special- include a $600 rig, a monster $350
ized CB rigs are available for installa- can still get your message from here
directional beam and rotor perched atop to there without one-or with something
tion in cars, trucks, boats, and even mo- a 50 -foot $175 to $350 transmission a lot less costly which will accomplish
torcycles! To add spice to the market, tower and fed with 200 -per -foot super - the same purposes. You can, if you
CB rigs with all sorts of exotic technical low -loss coaxial cable, will not put even
gizmos and developments now confront
wish, spend $350 on an antenna and
a feeble signal across the neighborhood. rotor, but you can also send your signal
the CB shopper, things such as single- Not so!
sideband (SSB), crystal synthesis, pow- out in all directions for about 5 percent
Back in the past, CBers forgot their of this cost.
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travel to the antenna without the deluxe ten will you use a public-address system, by purchasing any inexpensive mobile
accommodations of coax costing 20 for instance? Start scratching these fea- antenna that catches your fancy. Mobile
tures from your list. antennas are all so well designed today
per foot. that it would be hard to find a lemon
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Chevy is good, a $6000 Buick is twice son Messenger 121A ($99.95), Pearce- erage with the antenna right on the roof
as good, right? So if a $1300 CB instal- Simpson's Alleycat 23 ($124.95), and of the building and you can avoid the
lation is great, a $650 installation is fair, all the rest. Many maqufacturers pro- whole question-for a base station an-
and a $325 installation is a joke, right? duce CB rigs for under $80, and you'll tenna atop the roof (or chimney) of
Wrong! be surprised to see that they aren't all even a 2 -story frame house will cover
Inexpensive CB gear is still being pro- bare -bones models; most seem to be most suburban communities. A jazzy
duced, quietly and with far less hullaba- rather nicely designed and several in- communications tower which will run
loo than the stuff with the fancy trim- corporate a few deluxe features. Of your antenna up 50 feet will probably
mings. Let's see how a fully operational course these CB rigs require a regulated set you back $175 to $350. But here's a
and effective CB station might be as- 13.8 -volt power supply to operate the suggestion which can save you big cash:
sembled on a shoestring. Let's see if rig at home. Cost for the power supply check out the prices of telescoping TV
each and every one of the frills is nec- is about $30 or less. masts. You can get a 50 -footer for less
essary to your installation, to your A Roof -Topper. Now we get to the than $25, and it will hold up your
needs. antenna, which you need to radiate ground plane with ease. And if you
First, decide exactly what you want your signal. If you absolutely must get don't need quite that much height, there
of your CB installation. Most often the the very last drizzle of signal into a are all sorts of telescoping TV masts of
SWLer in his shack wishes to commu- remote corner of the county, you will lesser heights for lower prices.
nicate to one or more base stations. probably require an expensive band - You may also come to feel that the
You and your SWL pals can select, blaster running several hundred dollars. coaxial cable which feeds signals be-
one channel (or maybe two) on which Want good general coverage? Well, tween the CB set and antenna is a vital
to communicate. You don't need the don't overlook the old CB standby, the link in your ability to effectively com-
full 23 -channel rig. A 3 or 6 -channel ground plane type antenna. There was municate, and, in actual fact, it is.
CB transceiver will do the job inexpen- a time when every CB base station used Some CB operators go to hysterical
one, and you can still get them for ends to insure that not even the most
sively.
about $12.95 and it will let you com- miniscule pinch of signal is lost in the
Next, let's really think about the process. Towards this end they purchase
chrome trim and the wood -grain finish municate in all directions without the
doesn't make the old need of a rotor to turn it, and it will sophisticated low -loss cable which sets
-pretty, but it
'em back at least 20t per foot-a 50 -
signal any louder, does it? send out your signal for about as much
You get the idea: Start evaluating distance you would need for normal foot run of the stuff costs $10, plus the
things like clocks, variable senstivity, local communications. If you choose to cost of the connector at each end. The
and other cost -adding features. How of - operate the CB in your car, save money amount of loss, however, that they
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AN UP-TO-DATE DIRECTORY OF NORTH AMERICAN AM, FM, AND TV STATIONS


RADIO LOG
INCLUDING A SPECIAL SECTION OF WORLDWIDE SHORTWAVE STATIONS

U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY


Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.

WWNC Asheville. N.C. 5000 KSJB Jamestown, N.D. 5000 WPM) Providence. R.I.
540-555.5 WLLE Raleigh, NC
WKBN Youngstown, OH
500d WSOM Salem. Ohio 5004 K MAC San Antonio. Tex.
5000
5000
5000r WFRM Coudersport, Pa. 10004 KSX X Salt Lake City, Utah 1000d
KVIP Redding, Calif. 1000 WNAX Yankton, S.Dak. 5000 WAEL Mayaguez, P.R.
WGTO Cy p Gardens. WFAA Dallas -Ft. Worth TX 5000
1000 KG DN Edmonds, WA 50004
Fla. 500004
WREC Memphis, Tenn. 5000 KZUN Opportunity, WA 1000d
KLUB Salt Lake City, Utah 5000 KROD El Paso, TX 500
WDAK Columbus. Ga. 5000 KVI Seattle. Wash. 5000 KERB Kermit, Tex. 1000d0
KWMT Ft. Dodge, Iowa 5000d WMAM Marinette WI 250r KTBB Tyler, Tex. 640-468.5
KNOE Monroe, La. 5000 1000
WDMV Poeomoke City, Md. WVAR Rlehwood. W.Va. 1000d KFI Los Angeles, CA
500d 50000
WLIX Islip, N.Y. 250d 580-516.9 WOI Ames. Iowa 50004
WETC Wendell-Zebuion, N.C. WB1L Tuskegee AL 500d 610-491.5 WHLO Akron, OH
WNAD Norman, OK
1000d
5000d KYUK Bethel AK 5000d WSGN Birmingham AL 1000d
WARO Canonsburg, Pa. 250d 5000r
K I K X Tucson AZ 5000r KAVL Lancaster, CA 1000r
WYNN Florence, S.C.
WDXN Clarksville, Tenn.
250d
I000d
KM.1 Fresno, Calif.
KUBC Montrose. Colo,
5000 KFRC San Francisco, CA 5000 650-461.3
KDLT Delta, UT 1000d
5000 WSNG Torrington, CT 1000 KYAK Anchorage AK 50000r
WRIC Richlands, Va. WDBO Orlando, Fla. 5000 WIOD Miami. Fla. 5000
1000d WGAC Augusta, Ga. 5000 WVIX Pensacola FL 500d
KORL Honolulu, HI 10000
WYLO Jackson, Who. 250d KFXD Nampa, Idaho 5000 WSM Nashville, Tenn. 50000
WCEH HawkinsvIlle, Ga. 500d KI KK Pasadena. Texas
WILL Urbana, 111. 5000d KUAM Agana, GU 10000r
250d
550-545.1 KSAC Manhattan, Kans. 5000 WRUS Russellville, Ky. 500d
KENI Anchorage AK 5000
WIBW Topeka. Kans.
KALB Alexandria, La.
5000 KDAL Duluth. Minn. 5000 660-454.3
KOY Phoenix AZ
5000 WDAF Kansas City. Mo. 5000
5000r WTAG Worcester, Mass. 5000 KOJM Havre, Mont. 1000 KFAR Fairbanks AK 10000
KAFY Bakersfield. Calif. 1000 WELO Tupelo. Miss. 1000 KCSR Chadron, Nebr. 10004 KOWH Omaha, Neb. 10004
KRAI Craig, Colo. 5000 KANA Anaconda. Mont. I000d WGIR Manchester. N.H. 5000 WN BC New York, N.Y. 50000
WAYR Orange Park. Fla. 10004 WAGR Lumberton, N.C. 5004 W ESC Greenville. S.C. 10000d
WGGA Gainesville, Ga. 5000 WKSK W. Jefferson NC KRKE Albuquerque, NM 5000 KSKY Dallas. Tex.
500d WAYS Charlotte, N.C. 5000 10000d
KMVI Wailuku, Hawaii 5000 KCMX Ashland OR 1000
KFRM Salina. Kans. 5000d WHP Harrisburg, Pa. WTVN Columbus, Ohio 5000
WCBI Columbus, Miss. 1000 WKAQ San Juan, P.R.
5000
5000
WIP Philadelphia. Pa.
I(1 LT Houston. Tex.
5000 670-447.5
KSD St. Louis, Mo. KOBH Hot Springs, S.Dak. 5000
5000 500d KVNU Logan. Utah 5000 KDLG Dillingham. AK 5000r
KBOW Butte MT 5000r WOFE Rockwood, Tenn. 1000d WSLC Roanoke VA KPUA Hilo. HI 5000
WGR Buffalo. N.Y. 5000 KDAV Lubbock, Tex. 5000 1(001 Boise. Idaho
500d WHPL Winchester, Va. 500 50000
WDBM Statesville, N.C. 500d WLES Lawrenceville, Vs. 500d KONA Kennewick WA WMAQ Chicago, Ill. 50000
KFYR Bismarck. N.Dak. 5000 WCHS Charleston, W.Va. 5000
5000
WKRC Cincinnati, Ohio 5000 WKTY LaCrosse, WIs. 5000
KOAC Corvallis. Oreg. 5000 620-483.6 680-440.9
WHLM Bloomsburg, Pa. 1000
WPAB Ponce, P.R. 5000 590-508.2 KTAR Phoenix AZ 5000 KBRW Barrow.AK 10 000r
KN BR San Francisco. Cal. 50000
WONG Pawtucket Ri 1000 WRAG Carollton AL KNGS Hanford, Calif. 1000
KCRS Midland, TX 1000d KWSD Mt. Shasta, Calif. 1000d WWBA St. Petersburg, Fla. 10004
5000r KHAR Anchorage AK 5000 KSTR Grand Junction. Colo. 5000d W RN G North Atlanta. Ga. 25000a
KTSA San Antonio, Tex. 5000 KBHS Hot Springs, AR 5000 WCTT Corbin. Ky.
WDEV Waterbury, Vt. 5000 KFXM San Bernardino, Cal. 1000 WSUN St. Petersburg. Fla. 5000 1000
WSVA Harrisonburg, Va. WTRP LaGrange, Ga. 10004 WCBM Baltimore, Md. 10000
5000 KTHO South Lake Tahoe. CA 1000 W R KO Boston. Mass. 50000
KARI Blaine, Wash. 5000 KCS1 Pueblo, Colo. 1000
KIPA Hilo, Hawaii 5000 W D BC Escanaba, Mich. 10000
WSAU Wausau. WIs. 5000 W DLP Panama City. Fla. KW AL Wallace, Idaho 1000
KFEQ St. Joseph, Mo.
1000 KMNS Sioux City, Iowa 1000 5000
WPLO Atlanta, Ga. 5000 WTMT Louisville, Ky. 500d KWKA Clovis. N.M. 5000
560-535.4 KGMB Honolulu, Hawaii
KID Idaho Falls, Idaho
5000 WLBZ Bangor, Mains 5000 WINR Binghamton, N.Y.
WNY R Rochester, N.Y.
1000
5000 W .11) X Jackson, Miss. 5000 2504
WOOF Dothan AL 5000d WRTH Wood River, IL 1000 W PT F Raleigh, N.C. 50000
KVOK Kodiak AK WVLK Lexington. Ky WV NJ Newark. N.J. 5000
KBLU Yuma AZ
1000 5000 WHEN Syracuse, N.Y. 5000 WNW Sylva, N.C. 1000
1000 WEEI Boston, Mass. 5000 WDNC Durham, N.C. WISR Butler, Pa. 250d
KSFO San Fran., Calif. 5000 WJMS Ironwood, Mich, 5000
5000
WAPA San Juan, P.Rieo 1000
KLZ Denver, Colo. 5000 WKZO Kalamazoo, Mich. 5000
KGW Portland, Oreg. 5000
WMPS Memphis. Tenn
WHJB Greensburg. PA 5000 10000
WQAM Miami, Fla. 5000 KGLE Glendive, Mont. 500d K K YX San Antonio, TX 50000r
WIND Chicago, 111. 5000 WOW Omaha, Nebr. WCAY Cayce, S.C. 500d
WMIK Middlesboro, Ky.
5000 WETE Knoxville TN 5000 KOMW Omak, WA 5000d
500d WROW Albany, N.Y. 5000 KW FT Wichita Falls, Tex. WCAW Charleston, WV 50000r
WGAN Portland, Maine 5000 WCAB Rutherfordton. N.C. 500d 5000
WFRB Frostburg. Md. 1000d WGTM Wilson, N.C. 5000
WV MT Burlington, Vt. 5000
WHYN Springfield, Mass. 5000 KUGN Eugene. Oreg. 5000
WWNR Beckley, W.Va.
WTMJ Milwaukee, WIs.
1000
5000
690-434.5
WHND Monroe, MI 500d WARM Scranton, Pa. 5000 WVOK Birmingham AL 5000U
WEBC Duluth, Minn. 5000 WMBS Uniontown, PA 1000 K E OS Flagstaff AZ 1000r
KWTO Springfield, Mo. 5000 KLBJ Austin TX 5000r KE VT Tucson AZ
KMON Great Falls. Mont. 5000 KSUB Cedar City, Utah 1000 630-475.9 KBBA Benton AR
250d
250d
WCKL Catskill. N.Y. 1000 WLVA Lynchburg. Va. 1000 WAVU Albertville, Ala. 1000d KAPI Pueblo, Colo. 250d
WGAI Elizabeth, N.C. 1000 KHQ Spokane, Wash. 5000 WIDB Thomasville AL 1000d WADS Ansonia, Conn. 5004
WFIL Philadelphia, Pa. 5000 KIN 0 Juneau AK 1000r WAPE Jacksonville, Fla. 50000
WIS Columbia. SC
WHBQ Memphis, Tenn.
5000
5000 600-499.7 KVMA Magnolia AR
KIDD Monterey. Calif.
1000d
1000
KKUA Honolulu, H awaii
KBLI Blackfoot. Idaho
10000
I000d
KLVI Beaumont. Tex. 5000 WIRB Enterprise AL 1000d KNOW Denver. Colo. 5000 KGGF Coffeyville. Kane. 10000
KPQ Wenatchee, Wash. 5000 KRKM North Pole, AK 1000 W M AL Washington, D.C. 5000 WTI X New Orleans, La. 10000
WJLS Beckley, W.Va. 5000 KCLS Flagstaff AZ 5000r WSAV Savannah, Ga. 5000 KTCR Minneapolis, Minn. 500d
KING Independence. CA 500d WNEG Toccoa, Ga. 500d KSTL St. Louis. Mo. 1000d
570-526.0 KVCV Redding. Calif.
K000 San Diego, Calif.
1000 K I DO Boise. Idaho 5000 KEYR Tarrytown, Nebr.
KRCO Prineville, OR
10004
WAAX Gadsden AL 5000 WLAP Lexington. KY 5000 10004
5000r KIIX Ft. Collins. CO I000d KTIB Thibodaux. La. 500d KUSD Vermillion, S.Dak. 1000d
KCNO Altura', Cal. 5000d WICC Bridgeport, Conn. 1000 KDWB Minneapolis - KHEY El Paso, Tex. 10000
KLAC Los Angeles, Calif. 5000 WMBR Jacksonville, FL 5000 St. Paul MN 5000r K PET Lamesa, Tex. 2
WFSO Pinellas Park. Fla. 500d WMT Cedar Rapids, Iowa 5000 KXOK St. Louis, Mo. 5000 KZEY Tyler, Tex. 5000d50
WACL Waycross, Ga. 5000 WVOG New Orleans. La. 10004 l(GvW Belgrade, Mont. 1000d WZAP Bristol. Va. 1020000
KATE Agana, GU 5000 WFST Caribou. Maine 5000d KOH Reno. NV 5000 WNNT Warsaw, Va.
WKYX Paducah. Ky.
d000d

1000 WCAO Baltimore, Md. 5000 K L EA Lovington, N.Mex. 5004 WELD Fisher, W.Va. 500d
WGMS Bethesda. Md. 5000 WBDN Escanaba. MI 1000d W I HC Hickory, N.C. 10004 WAGO Oshkosh, Wls. 2504
WVMI Biloxi,MS 5000r WTAC Flint. Mich. 1000 WMFD Wilmington, N.C. 1000
KGRT Las Cruces, N.Mex. 50004 KGEZ Kalispell, MT KWRO Coquille, OR
WMCA New York, N.Y. 3000 WCVP Murphy. N.C.
1000
1000d W EJL Scranton. Pa.
50004
500d
700-428.3
WSYR Syracuse. N.Y. 5000 WSJS Winston-Salem, N.C. 5000 WQBS San Juan, P.R. 5000 KBYR Anchorage AK 1000r

Abbreviations used in this list: kHz-frequency in kilohertz; MHz-frequency in megahertz; W.P.-power in watts;
d-daytime operation only; r -reduced power at night; n-nighttime power; C.L. or Call-call letters or call sign;
Chan. or Ch.-TV channel number; -educational TV station. Wavelength is given in meters. Listing indicates
stations on the air as of June 21, 1976.

COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fail-Winter 1976 39


U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
Call Location W.P. Call location W.P.
Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.

WLW Cincinnati, Ohio 50000 WBBO Forest City, N.C. 10000 KICY Nome AK
KGKO Benton AR
5000
1000d
910-329.5
KSPI Stillwater, Okla. 25100
KJJJ Phoenix AZ 5000
KGOE Thousand Oaks. CA 500
710-422.3 WAVA Arlington, Va. 10000
KOA Denver, Colo. 50000 KLCN Blytheville All 5000d
5000r
WKRG Mobile AL 1000r WRUF Gainesville, Fla. 5000 KAMD Camden AR
KMPC Los Angeles, CA 50000r 790-379.5 WEAT W. Palm Beach, Fla. 1000 KDEO El Cajon, Calif. 1000
KERE Denver 0 5000 KNEW Oakland. Calif. 5000
WTUG Tuscaloosa AL 1000d WPTB Statesboro, GA 1000
KOXR Oxnard. CA 5000r
WGBS Miami, Fla. 50000
KCAM Glennallen AK 5000 WCUG Cuthbert. Ga. 500d KPOF Denver. Colo. 5000
WUFF Eastman. Ga. 1000d
KCEE Tucson AZ 5000r KHLO Hilo, Hawaii 1000
WRCQ New Britain, CT 5000
WROM Rome, Ga. 1000d
KOSY Texarkana AR I000r WIVS Crystal Lake, III. 500d WPLA Plant City, Fla. 1000d
KEEL Shreveport. La. 5000(5
KGPD Clovis, CA 500d KLEU Waterloo IA 500d
WGAF Valdosta, Ga. 5000
WEPA Eupora. MS 500d
KHUM Eureka CA 50000 WHDH Boston, Mass. 50000
KBGN Caldwell, Ida. 1000d
WHB Kansas City, Mo. 10000
KABC Los Angeles, Calif. 5000 WKBZ Muskegon. Mich 1000
WAKO Lawrenceville, Ill. 500d
WOR New York. N.Y. 50000
WLBE Leesburg, Fla. 5000 WWJC Duluth, Minn. 10000d
WSUI Iowa City, Iowa 5000
WZOO Asheboro, N.C. 10000
WFUN Miami, Fla. 5000 WMAG Forest. Miss. 10000d
K1NA Salina, Kan. 500d
WEGG Rose Hill. N.C. 2500
WPFA Pensacola, Fla. 1000d KFUO Clayton, Mo. 5000d WLCS Baton Rouge, La. 1000
WKJB Mayaguez, PR 5000r WQX1 Atlanta, Ga. 5000 WKIX Raleigh, N.C. 10000
WQK1 St. Mathews. SC 1000d 10000
WABI Bangor, Maine 5000
WYNR Brunswick, Ga. 500d WJW Cleveland. Ohio WFDF Flint, Mich. 5000
WTPR Paris, Tenn. 250d
WGRA Cairo, Ga. I000d KRPT Anadarko, Okla. 1000
WOKK Meridian, MS 5000r
KGNC Amarillo, Tex. 10000
K KON Keaiekekua, Hawaii 5000 WJAC Johnstown, Pa. 10000
KOYN Billings, Mont. 1000d
KURV Edinburg, Tex. 250
KSPD Boise, Idaho 10000 WEEU Reading, Pa. 1000
KBIM Roswell, N.M. 5000
WQBX Blacksburg, VA 5000d
KBRV Soda Springs, Ida. 5000d WABA Aquadilla, P.R. 500
WRKL New City, N.Y. 1000d
KIRO Seattle. Wash. 50000 WIVK Knoxville, Tenn. 50000d
WORM Superior, Wla. 5000 WRMS Beardstown, Ill. 500d WLAS Jacksonville, NC 5000
KXXX Colby, KS 5000d WUCR Sparta, TN 250d KCJB Minot, N.D. 5000
WAKY Louisville, Ky. 50011 KEYH Houston, TX 10000
WBRJ Marietta, OH 5000d
720-416.4 WRUM Rumford, Me. I000d WRAP Norfolk, Va. 5000 WPFB Middletown, Ohlo 1000
WSGW Saginaw, Mich. 5000 KTAC Tacoma, Wash. 10000
KOTZ Kotzebue AK 5000 KGLC Miami, Okla. 1000
KOHL Billings, Mont. 5000 KURY Brookings, Oreg, I000d
KMAI Agana, GU 10000 WWNY Watertown, N.Y. 1000 I000d
5000 860-348.6 WAVL Apollo, Pa.
KUAI Eleele, HI WLSV Wellsville, N.Y. 1000d WGB1 Scranton, Pa. 1000
WGN Chicago, Ill. 50000 WTNC Thomasville, N.C. 10000 WHRT Hartselle AL 250d WSBA York, Pa. 5000
KDWN Las Vegas, NV 50000r KFGO Fargo, N.D. 5000 WAMI Opp AL I000d WPRP Ponce, P.R. 5000
KWIL Albany, Oreg. 1000 KIFN Phoenix AZ 1000d WNCG No. Charleston, S.C. 500d
730-410.7 WAEB Allentown. Pa. 1000 KOSE Osceola AR 1000d WORD Spartanburg, S.C. 5000
WPIC Sharon, Pa. 1000d KWRF Warren AR 250d WJCW Johnson City. Tenn. 5000
WJMW Athens AL 1000d WEAN Providence, R.I. 5000 KTRB Modesto, Calif. 10000 WEPG S. Pittsburgh. Tenn. 500d
K SU D West Memphis AR 250d WW BD Bamberg -Denmark, WAZE Clearwater, Fla. 500d KNAF Fredericksburg, Tex. 1000d
WLOR Thomasville, Ga. 5000d S.C. 10000 WKI(O Cocoa. Fla. 1000 KRIO McAllen, TX 5000
KLOE Goodland, Kans. 1000d WETB Johnson City. Tenn. 1000d WERD Atlanta, Ga. 1000d KIKM Sherman TX 1000
WFMW Madisonville, Ky. 500d W MC Memphis, Tenn. 5000 WDMG Douglas, Ga. 5000d KALL Salt Lake City, UT 5000r
WMTC Vancleve, Ky. 1000d KULF Houston, Tex. 5000 WGOM Marion, Ind. 250d WNHV White River Jet., Vt.
KTRY Bastrop, La. 250d KFYO Lubbock, Tex. 5000 KWPC Muscatine, Iowa 250d 10000
WARB Covington, La. 250d KUTA Blanding, Utah 1000d KOAM Pittsburg, KS I 0000r WRNL Richmond, Va. 5000
WJTO Bath. Maine 1000d WSIG Mount Jackson, Va. I000d WSON Henderson, Ky, 500d WTOY Roanoke. Va. 1000d
WAGE Chicopee, Mass. 5000d WTAR Norfolk, Va. 5000 WAYE Baltimore, Md. I000d KORD Pasco, Wash. 1000d
WVIC E. Lansing. Mich. 500d KGMI Bellingham, Wash. 5000 WSBS Gt. Barrington, Mass. 250d KIX! Seattle, Wash. 1000
KWRE Warrenton, Mo. 1000d KJRB Spokane, Wash. 5000 KNUJ New Ulm. Minn. 1000d KISN Vancouver. Wash. 5000
KWOA Worthington, Minn. 1000d WEAQ Eau Claire, Wis. 5000 (CARS Belen, NM 250d WHSM Hayward, Wis. 5000d
KURL Billings, Mont. 500d
WFMO Fairmont, N.C. 1000d WDOR Sturgeon Bay, Wis. I000d
KDAZ Albuquerque, N.M. 1000d
WSTH TaylorsvIlle, N.C. 250d
W DOS Oneonta, N.Y. 1000d 800-374.8 KSHA Medford, Oreg. 1000d
WFMC Goldsboro, N.C. 1000d
WHOS Decatur AL 1000d WAMO Pittsburgh, Pa. 1000d 920-325.9
WOHS Shelby, N.C. 1000d WMGY Montgomery AL 10001. WTEL Philadelphia. Pa. 1 0000d WKYD Andalusia. AL
W MGS Bowling Green, Ohio 1000d KINY Juneau AK 5000 WUCR Sparta TN 10000 WWWR Russellville AL I000d
KBOY Medford, Oreg. I000d KAGH Crossett AR 250d WLBG Laurens, S.C. 1000d KSRM Soldotna, AK 5000
WNAK Nanticoke, Pa. I000d KVOM Morrilton AR 250d FST Ft. Stockton, Tex. 250d KARN Little Rock AR 5000
WPIT Pittsburgh, Pa. 5000d KUZZ Bakersfield, Calif. 250d 1C PAN Hereford, Tex. 250d K LOC Ceres, Calif. 500d
WPAL Charleston, S.C. 10000 KBRN Brighton, Colo. 500d KSFA Nacogdoches, Tex. 1000d K DES Palm Springs. CA 5000r
WL1L Lenoir, Tenn. 1000d WLAD Danbury, CT 1000d KOMI) San Antonio, Tex. 5000 K V EC San Luis Obispo, Cal. 1000
KKDA Grand Prairie, Tex. 500d WRKV Rockville, Conn. 1000d ICWHO Salt Lake City. KLMR Lamar, Colo. 5000
KSVN Ogden, Utah I000d WSST Largo FL 250d Utah 1000d WTRS Dunnellon, Fla. 500d
W PI K Alexandria, Va. 5000d WSUZ Palatka, Fla. 1000d WEVA Emporia, Va. I000d WMEL Melbourne FL 1000
WMNA Gretna, Va. 1000d WJAT Swainsboro, GA 1000d WOAY Oak Hill, W.Va. 1000d WGST Atlanta, Ga. 5000
KULE Ephrata, Wash. 1000d WKZI Casey, Ill. 250d WNOV Milwaukee. Wis. 250d WVOH Hazelhurst, Ga. 500d
WJMT Merrill WI 1000d KXIC Iowa City. Iowa 10000 WONU Granite City. III. 500d
WKVE Cave City, KY 250d W M 0 K Metropolis, III. 1000d
WSHO New Orleans, La. 1000d 870-344.6 WBAA W. Lafayette, Ind. 5000
740-405.2 WCCM Lawrence, Mass. 1000d KIEV Glendale, CA 5000d KFNF Shenandoah. Iowa 1000
WBAM Montgomery AL 50000d KQAD Luverne, Minn. 500d KAI M Honolulu, Hawaii 5000 WTCW Whitesburg, Ky. 5000d
KMEO Phoenix AL 10000 WVAL Sauk Rapids MN 250r WWL New Orleans, La. 50000 WBOX Bogalusa, La. 1000d
KBRT Avalon, CA 10000d KREI Farmington, Mo. 1000d WKAR E. Lansing. Mich. 10000d KTOC Jonesboro, La. 1000d
KCBS San Francisco, Calif. 50000 WTMR Camden, N.J. 5000d WCHU Ithaca, N.Y. 5000d WPTX Lexington Park, Md. 5000
KSSS Colorado Springs, Colo. KQCV Oklahoma City, OK 800 WGTL Kannapolis NC I000d WMPL Hancock, Mich. 10000
1000 1<PID0 Portland, Ore. 1000d WHOA San Juan. P.R. 5000 KDHL Faribault MN 5000
KVFC Cortez, Colo. 1000 WCHA Chambersburg, Pa. 1000d 1(11 M Forth Worth, TX 250d KWAD Wadena, Minn. 1000
WSBR Boca Raton, Fla. 1000d WDSC Dillon, S.C. I000d WFLO Farmville, Va. 1000d KWYS W. Yellowstone, Mont. 1000
WKMK Blountston, Fla. 10000 WEAB Greer, S.C. 250d KORK Las Vegas, Nev. 5000
WKIS Orlando, Fla. 5000 W D E H Sweetwater, Tenn. 10000 KOLO Reno, Nev. 5000d
KY ME Boise, Idaho 500d KDDD Dumas, Tex. 250d 880--340.7 KQEO Albuquerque. N.Mex. 1000
WVLN Olney, IL 250d KBUH Brigham City, Utah 250d KRVN Lexington, NE 50000 WTTM Trenton, N.J. 1000
KBOE Oskaloosa, Iowa 2500 WSVS Crewe, Va. 5000d WCBS New York, N.Y. 50000 WKRT Cortland, N.Y. 1000
WNOP Newport, Ky. 10000 KQIN Burlen, Wash. 5000d WG HQ Kingston. N.Y. 5000d
2500 WRRZ Clinton, NC 1000d
WCAS Cambridge, Mass. WKEE Huntington, W.Va. 5oond WRFD Worthington, Ohio 5000d WIRD Lake Placid. N.Y. 5000d
KBAD Carlsbad NM 1000r WDUX Waupaea, Wls. 5000d WBBB Burlington -Graham,
WGSM Huntington, N.Y. 5000d N.C. 5000d
WMBL Morehead City, N.C. 10000
810-370.2 890-336.9 WPTL Canton, N.C. 500d
WPAQ Mount Airy, N.C. 10000d
WLS Chicago, ill. 50000 WMN1 Columbus, Ohio 1000
KRMG Tulsa, Okla. 50000 KG0 San Francisco, Calif. 50000 WHNC Henderson, N.C. 1000d KGAL Lebanon, Oreg. 1000
WVCH Chester, Pa. 1000d KWSR Rifle, Colo. I 000d WKVA Lewistown, Pa. 1000
WIAC San Juan. P.Rico 10000 2500
KBYE Okla. City, Okla. I000d
WJAR Providence, R.I. 5000
WBLW Royston, Ga.
WBAW Barnwell, S.C. 1000d WATT Indianapolis, Ind. 250d WTND Orangeburg, S.C. 10000
W1R1 Humboll, Tenn. 250d
250d
WEKG Jackson KY 1000 900-333.1 KKLS Rapid City, SD 1000d
WBGY Tullahoma, TN WYRE Annapolis, Md. 250d
WATV Birmingham AL 1000d WLIV Livingston, Tenn. 1000d
KTRH Houston, Tex. 50000 WSJC Magee. Miss. 50000 10000 KELP El Paso, Tex. 1000
KCMC Texarkana, Tex. 1000 500d WGOK Mobile AL 1000r
WJPW Rockford. Mich. WOZK Ozark AL 1000d KBZB Odessa TX
WBC1 Williamsburg, Va. 500d KCMO Kansas City, Mo. 50000 10000 KTLW Texas City, Tex. 1000d
WRNR Martinsburg WV 10000 50000 KFRB Fairbanks AK 5000d
KAFE Santa Fe NM KHOZ Harrison AR I000d KVEL Vernal, Utah
WBOO Baraboo. WIS. 250d WGY Schenectady. N.Y. 50000 K ITN Olympia. WA 1000r
1000d
Fresno, Calif.
K B1 F 1000d
W K BG N. Wilkesboro, NC KGRB West Covina, CA 500d KXLY Spokane, Wash. 5000
WCEC, Rocky Mount, N.C. I000d WMMN Fairmont, W.Va. 5000
750-399.8 WEDO McKeesport, Pa. 1000d WJWL Georgetown, Del.
WSWN Belle Glade. Fla.
1000d
1000d WOKY Milwaukee. Wis. 10000
KFQD Anchorage AK 50000r WKVM San Juan, P.R. 50000
WMOP Ocala, Fla. 1000d
WSB Atlanta, Ga. 50000 WOIZ St. George, S.C. 5000d
WBMD Baltimore, Md. 1000d KBHB Sturgis. SD 5000d
WCRY Macon, Ga.
WEAS Savannah, Ga.
250d
5000d 930-322.4
KMMS Grand Island, Neb. 100011d WMTS Murfreesboro, TN 5000d W.IBY Gadsden AL 10000
500d KBUL Wichita, KS 250d
WHEB Portsmouth, N.H. 10000 WPED Crozet. VA WFIA Louisville, Ky. 1000d KTKN Ketchikan AK 5000r
KSE0 Durant, Okla. 250d WCIMP Dodgeville. Wls. 1000d Ky. KAPR Douglas AZ 1000d
50000d 1000d W LSI Pikeville, 5000d
50000
ICXL Portland. Oreg, WYYS Tomahawk, WI KREH Oakdale, La. 250d KAFF Flagstaff AZ
WPDX Clarksburg, W.Va. 1000d WKXA Brunswick, ME 1000d KHJ Los Angeles. Calif. 5000
WLMD Laurel, Md. 0000 KEWQ Paradise, CA 500d
820-365.6 WATC Gaylord, Mich. 000d 1(1UP Durango, Colo, 5000
760-394.5 WAIT Chicago, Ill. 5000d KT'S M inneapol is. Minn. 000d WTHD Milford, Del. 500d
KFMB San Diego, Cal. 5000 WIKY Evansville, IN 2500 WDDT Greenville. Miss. 000d WHAN Haines City, Fla 500d
KGU Honolulu, Hawaii 10000 WOSU Columbus, Ohlo 50000 KFAL Fulton, Mo. 000d WJAX Jacksonville. Fla. 5000
WJR Detroit, Mich. 50000 WRAP Ft. Worth, Tex. 50000 1(JSK Columbus, Nebr. 000d WICXY Sarasota, Fla. 1000
WCPS Tarboro, N.G. 1000d WBRV Boonville, N.Y. 000d WMGR Bainhrid e. Ga. 5000
WORA Mayaguez, P.R. 5000 W K Al Saratoga Springs, KSEI Pocatello. Idaho 5000
830-361.2 N.Y. 2500 WTAD Quincy, Ill. 5000
1(11(1 Honolulu, Hawaii 10000 WKIK Granite Falls, N.C. 5000 WHON Centerville, Ind. 500d
770-389.4 WCCO Minneapolis -St. Paul, WAYN Rockingham. N.C. 10000 WICCT Bowling Green, Ky. 1000
KTWG Agana, Guam 10000 Minn. 50000 WIAM Williamston, N.C. 10000 WFMD Frederick, Md. 5000
KUOM Minneapolis, Minn. 50000 KBOA Kennett, Me. 10000 WNYN Canton, Ohio 500d WREB Holyoke, Mass. 500d
WCAL Northfield, Minn. 5000d WNYC New York, N.Y. 1000d W FRO Fremont, Ohio 500d WBCI( Battle Creek. Mich. 5000
WEW St. Louis, Mo. I000d WCPA Clearfield, Pa. I000d KKIN Aitkin, Minn. 1000d
KOB Albuquerque, N.Mex. 500550 WFLN Philadelphia, Pa. 1000d WSLI Jackson. Miss. 5000
WABC New York, N.Y. 50000 840-356.9 W 1( X V Knoxville, Tenn. 100Cd KWOC Poplar Bluff. Mo. 5000
KXA Seattle, Wash. 100110
WMOB Mobile AL 1000d WCOR Lebanon, Tenn. 500d KYSS Missoula, Mont. 50000
WRYM New Britain, Conn. 10000 KALT Atlanta, Tex. 1000d KOGA Ogallala, NE 500
WHAS Louisville, Ky. 50000 KIK R Couroe, TX 500d KCCC Carlsbad. N.M. 1000d
780-384.4 WVPO Stroudsburg, Pa. 250d KFLP Floydada TX
KCLW Hamilton, Tex.
250d
250d
WWNH Rochester. N.H.
WPAT Paterson, N.J.
5000
5000
KNOM Nome AK 000 Or WXEW Yabucoa, PR 250d
WO D Y Bassett. Va. 500d WHEN Buffalo, N.Y. 5000
WBBM Chicago, IL 5000 WKDW Staunton. VA 10000 WIZR Johnstown, N.Y. 1000d
WJAG Norfolk, Neb.
KCRL Reno, Nev.
1000d
50000
850-352.7 KUEN Wenatchee. Wash. 1000d WSOC Charlotte, N.C. 5000
WYDE Birmingham AL 10000r WATT( Antigo, Wis. 250d WITN Washington, N.C. 5000
WCKB Dunn, N.C. 1000d

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40
U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.
WEOL Elyria. Ohio 1000 KGWA Enid, Okla. 1000
WKY Oklahoma City. Okla. 5000 KLAD Klamath Falls OR 5000d WNTY Southington. Conn. 500d
1050-285.5
KAGI Grants Pass. Oreg. 5000 WHYL Carlisle. Pa. WHO Orlando. Fla. 50000
KSWB Seaside. Ore. 5000d WDWD Dawson, Ga.
I000d WKZA Kane, Pa. 1000d
10011Y1 WRFS Alexander City, Ala. 1000d
WCNR Bloomsburg. Pa. 1000d WATS Sayre. Pa. WGML Hinesville, Ga. 250d WCRI Scottsboro AL 250d
WEKO Cabo Rojo, PR 500 WBEU Beaufort. S.C.
1000d WGUN Atlanta GA 50000d KSOH Little Rock AR 1000
1000d WCAZ Carthage. 111.
KSDN Aberdeen, SD 5000r WBMC McMinnville, Tenn. 500d 1000.1 KBBV Big Bear Lake, CA 250d
WSEV Sevierville, Tenn. 5000d K IMP Mt. Pleasant. Tex. WITZ Jasper. Ind. I000d KOFY San Mateo. Calif. 1000d
KDET Center. Tex. I000d
1000.1 WERK Muncie. Ind. 250d KWSO Wasco, Calif.
KGKL San Angelo. Tex. 5000 KAYL Storm Lake. Iowa 1000d
KITE Terrell Hills. Tex. 0000 KAYK Provo, UT 250d WJSB Crestview, Fla. 1000d
WLLL Lynchburg, Va. 5000d KRSL Russell. Kans. 250d WHBO Tampa, Fla. 250d
WFIR Roanoke. Va. 5000 WNNR New Orleans LA 250d
KBFW Bellingham. Wash. 5000d KALE Richland. Wash. WAUG Augusta, Ga. 5000d
KI-JOT Yakima. Wash. 1000d
1000 KRIH Rayville, La. 250d WMNZ Montezuma. Ga. 250d
WTCH Shawano. Wls. 1000 WCRM Clare MI 250d
WGNT Huntinton. W.Va. 5000 WDZ Decatur, Ill. I000d
KROE Sheridan. Wyo. 1000d WABO Waynesboro, Miss. 1000d WTCA Plymouth, Ind. 250d
WLBL Auburndale. Wis. 5000d 970-309.1 KRMO Monett, Mo. 250d
WEEB Southern Pines, N.C. 5000d
KUPK Garden City. Kan. 5000d
WBTE Windsor NC WNES Central City, Ky. 500d
WERH Hamilton. AL 1000 KLPL Lake Providence. La, 250d
940-319.0 WTBF Troy AL
5000d
5000r
WJEH Gallipolls, Ohio 1000d KVPI Villa Platte, LA 250d
KHOS Tucson AZ KIAK Fairbanks AK 5000
WTIG Massillon. Ohio 250d WMSG Oakland, Md. 500d
1000r KRKT Albany. Oreg. 250d
KFRE Fresno. Calif. 50000 KVWM Show Low AZ 5000d WOAY Silver Spring MD 1000d
WINE Brookfield, Conn. KNEA inneshoro AR 1000d
WIBG Philadelphia, Pa. 50000 WPAG Ann Arbor. MIth. 5000d
1000d WVSC Somerset, Pa. 5000d
WLQH Chiefland, Fla. 500d KRIS Bakersfield. Calif. 1000
WPRA Mayaguez, P.R. KLOH Pipestone, Minn. 1000d
WINZ Miami, Fla. KCHV Coachella, CA 1000 WACR Columbus, Miss.
50000 5000r WLKW Providence. R.I. 50000d 1000d
WMAZ Macon. Ga. 50000 KBEE Modesto. Calif. In00 WAKN Aiken. S.C. KMIS Portageville, Mo. 1000d
KAHN Wainahu, Hawaii KFEL Pueblo. Colo. 1000d 1000d KSIS Sedalia, Mo. 1000d
10000
WOZN Jacksonville. Fla. WNOX Knoxville, Tenn. 10000 WBNC Conway, N.H.
WMIX Mt. Vernon. IL 5000r I000d KWAM Memphis. Tenn. 10000d
1000d
KIOA Des Moines IA 10000r WFLA Tampa, FL 5000 KTRM Beaumont. Tex. 1000
WSCV Peterborough, N.H. 1000d
WCND Shelbyville. Ky. 250d WIIN Atlanta. Ga. 5000d KAML Kenedy-Karnes City. WSEN Baldwinsville. N.Y. 1000d
W1DG St. Ignore, Mich. 5000d WVOP Vidalia. Ga. 5000d Tex. 250d WYBG Massena, N.Y. 1000.1
WiOR South Haven, Mich. 1000d KPUA Hilo, Hawaii 5000 KNIN Wichita Falls, Tex. 10000 WHN New York. N.Y. 50000
WCPC Houston MS 50000 KAYT Rupert. Idaho 1000d KDYL Tooele, Utah I000d
WFSC Franklin. N.C. 1000d
KSMW Aurora, Mo. 500d WMAY Springfield. III. 1000 WNRV Narrows- WLON Lincointon. N.C. I000d
KVSH Valentine. Nebr, 5000d WAVE Louisville. Ky. 5000 Pearisburg, Va. 5000d WWGP Sanford. N.C. 1000d
WFNC Fayetteville NC 50000r KRYL Alexandria, La. 1000 WANT Richmond. Va. I000d
WZIP Cincinnati, Ohio 1000d
WCIT Lima. Ohio 250d WCSH Portland. Maine 5000 WNNO Wisconsin Dells, WI 500d KCCO Lawton, Okla. 250d
WNAL Nelsonville, Ohlo 250d WAMD Aberdeen. Md. 500 KM Tulsa, Okla. 1000d
KGRL Bend. Oreg. /000d WESO Southbridge. Mass. 1000d KORE Eugene. Ore. 1000d
KWRC Woodburn, Ore. I000d WUPY Ishpeming MI
WKHM Jackson. Mich.
5000d 1000-299.8 WBUT Butler, Pa.
WSKE Everett, Pa.
250d
WESA Charleroi. Pa. 250d 1000
WVOV Huntsville AL 10000d
. 250d
WGRP Greenville. Pa. 1000d KCIAQ Austin. Minn. 5000 WQTY Montgomery AL
' WLYC Williamsport. Pa. 1000d
WJWD Lebanon PA 5000 WCGB Pastillo, P.R. 1000d
1000d WRKN Brandon MI 1000d KMLO Vista, Cal. I000d WONT Sparta. Tenn.
WIPR San Juan. P.R. 10000 KOOK Billing. Mont. 5000 WRYZ Jupiter. FL I000d
WFCO Wartburg. TN I000d KJLT No. Platte. Nebr. 5000d
100011 KIXS Killeen TX 230d
KIXZ Amarillo, Tex. WYOK Soperton, GA 1000d WJAL Conway. SC
5000 KVEG Las Vegas. Nev. 500d WCFL Chicago. III. 50000 KPXE Liberty, Tex.
KTON Belton. Tex. 1000d WWDJ Hackensack, NJ 5000 WREM Jenkins, Ky. I000d
250d
KA DO Texarkana, TX -AR 1000d KDCE Espanola, N.M. I000d KCAS Slaton, Tex. 250d
WLMS Leominster, Mass. I000d WGAT Gate City, Va.
KBRE Cedar City. UT 10000d WEBR Buffalo. N.Y. 5000 WXTN Lexington. Miss. 5000d
1000d
WNRG Grundy. Va. 5000d WCHN Norwich. N.Y. 500d
WBRG Lynchburg. Va. 1000d
KOTD Piattsmouth, Neb. 250d WCMS Norfolk, Va. 5000d
WE00 Smithfield, VA 1000 WRCS Ahoskie, N.C. 1000d WRNJ Hackettstown, NJ 1000d
WFAW Ft. Atkinson. Wis. 500d WW1T Canton, NC KBLE Seattle WA 5000d
5000d WIQT Horseheads, N.Y. I000d WADC Parkersburg, WV 5000d
WCSW Shell Lake. Wls. I000d WDAY Fargo. N.Dak. 5000 WKBQ Garner, NC 1000d WOKI Eau Claire. Wis.
WREO Ashtabula, Ohio 1000d
5000 WSPF Hickory, N.C. 5000d WKAU Kaukauna. Wis. I000d
950-315.6 KAKC Tulsa, Okla. 1000 KKIM Albuquerque NM I0000d WLIP Kenosha, Wis.
KOIN Portland. Oreg. 250d
5000 WHTH Heath, Ohlo 250d KWIV Douglas. WY 1000r
WRMA Montgomery, AL 1000 WBLF Bellefonte. Pa. 500d WSUM Parma OH 500011
KRXA Seward AK 1000 WWSW Pittsburgh, Pa. 5000 KTOK Okla. City. Okla. 5000
KSRM Soldotna AK
KXJK Forrest City AR
5000
5000d
WJMX Florence. S.C.
KIXL Austin, TX
5Q00 WIOO Carlisle. Pa. 1000 1060-282.8
1000d WKYB Hemingway, S.C. I0000d KUPD Tempe AZ
KFSA Fort Smith AR 1000r KBSN Crane. Tex. 1000d WGOG Wahalla. S.C. 1000d
500
KAHI Auburn, Calif. 5000d KNOK Ft. Worth, Tex. 1000d KSTA Coleman, Tex.
KPAY Chico, Calif. 10000
250d KLMO Longmont. Colo.
KIMN Denver, Colo. 5000 WSTX Christiansted, V.I. 5000 KGRI Henderson. Tex. 250d
10000d
WLOF Orlando, Fla. 5000 WYPR Danville, Va. 1000d WKDE Altavista. Va. WRMF Titusville. FL 10000r
1000d WXLX Milledgeville, GA 1000d
WGTA Summerville. Ga. 5000d WANV Waynesboro. Va. 5000
WGOV Valdosta, Ga. 5000 KREM Spokane, Wash. 5000 WHWB Rutland, Vt. WKNG Tallapoosa, GA 1000d
1000d WMCL McLeansboro, Ill.
KBRJ Boise ID 5000d WWYO Pineville. W.Va. 1000d WVWI Charlotte Amalie, V.I. 1000 250d
KLER Orntino, Ida. 1000 WHA Madison, Wis. 5000d KO MO Seattle. Wash. WRHL Rochelle, III. 250d
50000 WJKY Jamestown, Ky.
WJPC Chicago, IL 1000d WAKX Superior, WI 1000d 1000d
WXLW Indianapolis, Ind. 5000d WNOE New Orleans LA 50000r
KOEL Oelwein. la. 5000 980-305.9 1010-296.9 WGTR Natick, Mass.
WHFB Benton Harbor -
1000d
KJRG Newton, Kans. 500d KHCS Phoenix AZ 500d
WYWY Barbourville. Ky. 1000d WKLF Clanton AL St. Joseph. Mich. 5000d
WAGM Presque Isle. Maine 5000
1000d KVNC Winslow, Ariz. 1000 WRMB West Branch, MI 1000d
WXLL Big Delta. Alaska 100 KLRA Little Rock AR 10000r WKKQ Hibbing, MN
WXLN Potomac -Cabin John, KFW.1 Lake Havasu City AZ 500d KCH.1 Delano, CA 1000d
5000r KFIL Preston, Minn. 1000d
Md. I000d KCAB Dardanelle AR 1000d KCMJ Palm Springs, CA 1000r
WRYT Boston, Mass. 5000d KINS Eureka. Calif. 5000 1(1121 San Francisco, CA
WKKQ Hibbing, MN 1000
WW1 Detroit, Mich. KEAP Fresno, Calif. I0000d W.IL1 Tupelo. MS 250d
5000 500d KCMP Brush CO 5000r
KRSI St. Louis Park, Minn. 1000 KFWB Los Angeles. Calif. 5000 WCNU Crestview. Fla. KBUG Springfield MO 500.1
1000d KNLV Ord, Neb.
WBKH Hattiesburg. Miss. 5000d I<CTY Salinas, Calif. I000d WBIX Jacksonville Beach. I000d
K Li K Jefferson City, Mo. 5000 KGLN Glennwood Springs, WQWX Mebane, NC 1000d
WMTX Helena, MT Fla. I0000d WMAP Monroe. N.C. 1000d
Colo, 100d WING Tampa. Fla. 50000d
KNFT Bayard. N.M. I000d WSUB Groton - WLAB St. Pauls NC 250d
WHVW HYde Pork. N.Y. New London CN WGUN Atlanta, GA WCOK Sparta. N.C. lava
500d I000d WCSI Columbus, Ind. 500d W010 Canton. 0.
WOOF Rochester. N.Y. 1000 WRC Washington. D.C. 5000 KSMN Mason City. Iowa 1000d
5000d
WIBX Utica., N.Y. 0000 WDVH Gainesville. Fla. 5000d KIND Independence, Kans. 250d
KYW Philadelphia, Pa. 50001
WPET Greensboro. N.C. 5110d WTOT Marianna. Fla. 1000d WMJL Marion, Ky. WALD Walterboro, S.C. 1000d
WLIT Steubenville, OH WBOP Pensacola. Fla. 250d KGFX Pierre, SD 10,000d
1000d 1000d KDLA DeRidder. La. 1000d
KYES Roseburg, Oreg. 1000d WLOD Pompano Beaoh. WKQT Garyville, La. WPHC Waverly, Tenn. I000d
WNCC Barnesborn. Pa. 500d KAMA EI Paso, TX 10000d
500d Fla. 1000d WSID Baltimore, Md. 1000d
WPEN Philadelphia. Pa. 5000 WKLY Hartwell. Ga. 1000.1 WITL Lansing, Mich, KNYM Gilmer TX 5000d
WBER Moneks Corner, S.C. SOOd WPGA Perry. Ga. 5000d KCLT Lockhart. TX 250d
I000d WMIN Maplewood MN 250d
WSPA Spartanburg. S.C. 5000 WRIP Rossville, Ga. 500d WMOX Meridian, Miss. KRWT Winters TX 1000d
K UPI Idaho Falls. Idaho 10000 KRSP Salt Lake City, Utah 10000d
KWAT Watertown. S.Dak. MOO 1000d KCHI Chillicothe. Mo. 250d
WAGG Franklin. Tenn. 1000d I( SG M Chester. III. 1000 KXEN Festus-St. Louis.
KDSX Denison -Sherman. Tex. 500 WITY Danville, III. 1000 Mo. 50000d 1070-280.2
KPRC Houston, Tex. 5000 KC11 Shreveport. La. 250d WCNL Newport, N.H. 250d
KSEL Lubbock, Tex. 5000 WCAP Lowell. Mass. 1000d ' WINS New York. N.Y. 50000 WAPI Birmingham AL 50000r
WXGI Richmond. Va. 5000d , WAOP Otsego, Mieh. 1000d WABZ Albermarle, N.C. 1000d
KNX Los Angeles, Calif. 50000
KJR Seattle. Wash. 5000 WY00 Richfield MN 5000 WFGW Black Mountain, WANM Tallah , FL 10000d
WERL Eagle River, Wis. 1000d WAPF McCnmb, Miss. 1000.1 N.C. 50000d WIBC Indianapolis, Ind. 50000
WKAZ Charleston. W.Va. 5000 WKOR Starksville. Miss. I000d WELS Kinston, N.C. 1000d KILR Estherville, Iowa 250d
WKTS Sheboygan. Wis. 500d KMBZ Kansas City. Mo. 5000 WI01 New Boston. Ohio 1000d
KFDI Wichita, Kans. 10000
KMER Kemmerer. Wyn. 5000d KVLV Fallon, Nev. 5000d WHIN Gallatin, Tenn. 1000d
K H MO Hannibal, Mo. 5000
KICA Clovis N. Mex. 1000 WORM Savannah, Tenn. 250d KERR Poison. MT 25000r
960-312.3 KMIN Grants. N. Mex. I000d KDJW Amarillo. Tex. 5000 WKMB Stirling. NJ 250d
WTRY Troy. N.Y. 5000 KODA Houston TX 5000 WKDR Plattesburg, N.Y. 5000d
WKLM Wilmington, N.C. 50001 K KIK Waco -Marlin, TX WSCP Sandy Creek -Pulaski,
WERC Birmingham AL 5000 WAAA Win.-Saiem, N.C. 1000d NY 1000d
KOOL Phoenix AZ 5000 WONE Dayton, Ohio 5000
WELK Charlottesville, VA 1000r WNCT Greenville. N.0 10000
KAVR Annie Valley. Calif. 5000d WILK Wilkes-Barre, Pa 5000
WMEV Marion. Va. locion WHPE High Point, N.C.
WPMH Portsmouth -Norfolk. I000d
KNEZ Lompoc. Calif. 500 WAZS Summerville. S.C. 1000d WKOK Sunbury, Penn. 10000
KARL Oakland. Calif. 5000 WYCL York, S.C. I000d VA 5000 WMIA Arecibo. P.R. 500
WELT New Haven. Conn. 5000 KDS1 Deadwood, S.Dak. 1000
WCST Berkeley Sprgs..W.Va. 250d WHYZ Greenville. S.C.
WSPT Stevens Pt.. Wis. 50000d
WGRO Lake City. Fla. 500d WSIX Nashville, Tenn. 5000
1000d WFLI Lookout Mountain -
WJCM Sebring. Fla. l000d K F RD Rosenberg -Richmond, Chattanooga. TN 50000r
WJAZ Albany, Ga.
WRFC Athens. Ga.
5000d
KVRN Sonora TX
Tex. 1000.1 1020-293.9 WDIA Memphis, Tenn. 50000
5000 1000d
KGBS Los Angeles, Calif. 50000d KOPY Alice. Tex. 1000
KSRA Salmon. Idaho 1000d KSCV Richfield. Utah 5000d KNNN Friona. Tex. 250d
wnLM E. Moline, Ill. 1000d WFHG Bristol, Va. 5000
WCIL Carbondale, 111. I000d KENR Houston, Tex. 10000
WSBT South Bend, Ind. 5000 WMEK Chase City. Va. 500d
WPEO Peoria. IL 10000d WINA Charlottesville. Va. 5000
KMA Shenandoah, Iowa 5000 KUTI Yakima. Wash. 5000d KBCQ Roswell, NM 50000 WCIR Beckley, W.Va. 10000
WPRT Prestonsburg. Ky. 5000d WHAW Weston, W.Va. 1000d KDKA Pittsburgh, Pa. 50000 WTSO Madison, Wisc. 10000
KROF Abbeville, La. 1000d WCUB Manitowoc, Wls. 1000d
WBOC Salisbury. Md. 5000 WNBI Park Falls. Wis. 1030-291.1
WFGL Fitchburg, Mass. 1000 WPRE Prairie du Chien,
1000d
1080-277.6
WHAK Rogers City. Mich. 50001 Wis. mon WBZ Boston, Mass. 50000 WKAC Athena AL 50000d
KLTF Little Falls. Minn. SOOd KCTA Corpus ChrIsti, Tex. 50000d KANC Anchorage, AK 10000
WARS Greenwood. Miss. KANC Anchorage, AK
KFVS Cane Girardeau, Mo. 5000
1000
990-302.8 WKZE San Juan, PR
10 000
10.000
KSCO Santa Cruz, Calif.
WTIC Hartford. Conn.
10000
50000
KFLN Baker. Mnnt. 5000d WEIS Centre AL 250d KTWO Casper, WY 30000 WVCG Core Gables, Fla. 10000
K NEB Scottsbluff Gering, NE WWWF Fayette AL 1000d WFIV Kissimmee, Fla. 5000d
f 000r WTCB Flomaton AL 500d 1040--288.3 WJOE Port St. Joe. Fla. 1000d
KWYK Farminton, N.Mex. 1000d KTKT Tucson AZ 10000r WBIE Marietta. Ga. 10000d
WEAV Plattsburo. N.Y. 5000 KKIS Pittsburg, Calif. 5000 KHVH Honolulu, Hawaii 5000 KIOE Honolulu. HI 5000d
WFTC Kinston. N.C... 5000 KTYD Santa Barbara, CA 1000d WHO Des Moines, Iowa 50000 WPOK Pontiac, Ill. 1000d
WWST Wooster. Ohio 1000d KLIR Denver, Colo. I000d KPBC Dallas, TX 1000d WNWI Valparaiso. IN 5000d

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.
Call Location

WJTP Newland, NC 1000d WLKE Waupun, Wis. 1000d KPRL Paso Robles, CA I000r
KOAK Red Oak. Iowa 250d
1000r

g W KLO Louisville. Ky. 10000 WCTM Eaton OH 2500 KRDG Redding CA


Mich. WASP Brownsville PA 50000 KWG Stockton, CA 1000r
WOAP Owosso.
WECP Carthage, Miss.
1000d
2500 WEEO Waynesboro PA 10000 1180-254.1 K EXO Grand Junction. Colo. 1000
KYMN Northfield MN 1000d WAMG Gallatin, Tenn. 25011 WLDS Jacksonville. III. 1000d KBRR Leadville, Colo. 1000
KGCL East Prairie, Mo. 2500 WDTM Selmer, Tenn. 250/1 KOFI Kalispell. Mont. 50000 KDZA Pueblo, Colo. 1000
KIEL Lebanon. MO 250d KWBY Edna TX 100000 WHAM Rochester, N.Y. 50000 KGEK Sterling, Colo. 1000d
WUFO Amherst. N.Y. I000d KLIGH Memphis, Tex. 1000d WINF Manchester, Conn. 1000
WEWO Laurinburg, N.C. 5000d WRRL Hainan. WV 1000d WGGG Gainesville, Fla. 1000
WKGX Lenoir NC 1000d WISN Milwaukee, Wis. 50000 1190-252.0 WONN Lakeland. Fla. 1000
WWDR Murfreesboro. N.C. 1000d WAYD Ozark AL 1000d WMAF Madison FL 1000r
1(NDK Langdon, N.D. 1000d KRDS Tolleson AZ 250 WSBB New Smyrna Bch.,
WMVR Sidney. 0. 250d 1140-263.0 KMCW Augusta AR 250d Florida 1000
KW.1.1 Portland. Oreg. 50000 K RAK Sacramento, Calif. 50000 KEZY Anaheim, CA 5000r WNVY Pensacola, Fla, 1000
WEEP Pittsburgh. Pa. 50000d KVLI Lake Isabella CA 500d KNBA Vallejo CA 10000 WCNH Quincy. Fla. 1000d

3 WLEY Cayey, P.R.


KRLD Dallas, Tex.
W KBY Chatham, Va.
WZTQ Hurricane, WV
250
50000
1000d
KNAB Burlington, Colo.
WQBA Miami, Fla.
KGEM Boise, Idaho
WSIV Pekin. III.
100110
10000
10000
5000d
KADE Boulder. CO
WAVS Ft. Lauderdale FL
1000d
50000
WH HL Pine Castle -Sky Lake,
WGKA Atlanta, Ga.
FL 250d
WINO West Palm Beach FL I000r
WBIA Augusta GA
WBL1 Dalton, Ga,
WXLI Dublin, Ga.
WFOM Marietta, Ga.
1000r
000
000
000
WAWK Kendallville, Ind. 250d 1000d
WSOK Savannah, Ga. 000
KNEI Waukon, Iowa 1000d WOWO Ft. Wayne, Ind. 50000
1090-275.1 WKCM Hawesville KY 500d WANN Annapolis, Md. 10000d WAYX Waycross. Ge.
KBAR Burley, Idaho
000
000
KAAY Little Rock AR 50000 KBIL Liberty, Mn. 500d WKOX Fram'aham, Mass. 1000d KORT Grangeville, Ida, 000
KNCR Fortuna. Cal. 10000d WAKK McComb, MS 500 WPUP Bay St. Louis MS 5000d 000
KHAD Desoto. Mn, I000d K RXK Rexburg, Idaho
KAAT Denver CO 50000d KPWB Piedmont. Mo. 1000d
WJBC Bloomington, III. 000
WCMG Jacksonville, FL KLUlf Las Vegas. Nev. 10000d KWMB Wabasha, MN 1000d
KAYO Kansas City MO 1000d WQUA Moline, III. 000
WTBJ Monticello, FL 1000d WCJW Warsaw, NY 1000d WHCO Sparta, IL 000
WBAF Barnesville, GA 5000 WCLW Mansfleid, Ohio 250d KPAR Albuquerque, N. M. 1000d WJOB Hammond, Ind. 000
WCRA Effingham. III. I000d KLPR Oklahoma City, Okla. 11.100d WLIB New York, NY 10000
WSAL Logansport. Ind. 000
WGLC Mendota, III. 250d WBZY New Castle, Pa, 5000d WSML Graham, N.C, 5000
WTC.1 Tell City, Ind. 000
KHAI Honolulu, Hawaii 5000 Wall San Juan, P.R. 10000 WIXE Monroe, N.C. 500d
WBOW Terre Haute. IN 1000d
WFWR Fort Wayne, Ind. 1000d KSOO Sioux Falls, S.Dak. 10000 KEX Portland, Oreg. 50000
K FOB Marshalltown, Iowa 1000
KVDB Sioux Center, Iowa 5000 W I XC Fayetteville, Tenn. 1000 WRAI Rio Piedras, P.R. 500
WHIR Danville, Ky. 1000d
KNWS Waterloo, Iowa 1000d KBUY Fort wortn, Tex. 50000 WBM1 San Juan, P.R. 10000
WHOP Hopkinsville. Ky. 1000
WSLG Donaldsonville. La. 500d KORC Mineral Wells, Tex. 250d KOOK Huron, SD 500d
WANO Pineville KY 1000r
WBAL Baltimore, Md. 50000 W RVA Richmond. Va. 50000 KLIF Dallas, Tex. 50000
KLIC Monroe. La. 1000
WILD Boston. Mass. 1000d WAMB Donelson, Tenn. 250d
WBOK New Orleans LA 1000r
WMUS Muskegon, Mich. 1000d WHMT Humboldt TN 5000
WIID Garden City, Mleh. 250d 1150-260.7 KSLO Opelousas, La.
WBME Belfast, Me.
1000
250
K EXS Excelsior Springs.
Mo. 250d
WGEA Geneva AL
W1RD Tuscaloosa AL
10000
500r0000
1200-249.9 WADY Calais ME
WSJR Madawaska, Me,
1000r
1000
KBOZ Bozeman. MT 5000 KCKY Coolidge A/ WOAI San Antonio, Tex. 50000
WITH Baltimore, Md. 1000d
WKTE King. N.C. 1000d KXLH North little Hock AR WCMD Cumberland, MD
WBIB Selma -Smithfield, NC 5000r
1000d KITS Los Angeles CA 5000r 1210-247.8 WMNB No. Adams, Mass.
WESX Salem, Mass.
1000d
1000
KTGO Tioga. N.D. 250d KBA1 Morro Bay, CA 500d WNEB Worcester, Mass. 1000
WKFI Wilmington, OH 1000d KPLS Santa Rosa, Calif. 5000 KZ00 Honolulu, Hawaii 1000
WCUZ Grand Rapids MI 1000
WRSG San German, P.R. 250 KWBZ Englewood. CO 5000d WILY Centralia, 111. 1000d
WIKB Iron River, Mich. 1000d
WMTY Greenwood, SC 1000d WCNX miametown, Conn. 1000d W K N X Saginaw,
Mich. 10000d
WMPC Lancer. Mich. 1000
WKSP Kingstree. S.C. 500d WDEL Wilmington. Del. 5000 WADE Wadesboro, N.C. 1000d
WS00 Slt. Ste. Marie, Mich. 1000
WENR Englewood, Tenn. 1000d WNI)13 Daytona Bch., Fla. 1000 WAVI Dayton, Ohlo 250d
WSTR Sturgis, Mich. 1000
W1 KM Hartsville. Tenn. 250d WIMP Tampa, Fla. 5000d KGYN Guymon, Okla. 10000
WCAU Philadelphia, Pa. 50000 WKLK Cloquet, Minn. 1000
WGOC Kingsport TN 10000 W FPM Fort valley, Ga. 1000d
WHOY Salinas, PR 1000 KG HS Internat'l Falls, Minn. 250
KACO Bellville, TX 250d WJEM Valdosta, Ga. 1000d KYSM Mankato, Minn. 1000
KKYN Plainview. TX 1000d WGGH Marion. III. 50001)1000d
KMRS Morris, Minn. 1000
KANN Ogden. Utah
KING Seattle. Wash.
1000d
50000
WYFE Rockford. 111.
KKUZ Burlington, Iowa 500d
1220-245.8 KTRF Thief Rio. Falls,
Minn. 1000
WISS Berlin. Wis. 500d KWKY Des Moines, Iowa 51000000 WBUL Birmingham AL 1000d
KWNO Winona, Minn. 1000d
KSAL Salina, Kans. WABF Fairhope AL I000d WWI Bay Spring, MS 10000
WMST Mt. Sterling, Ky. 5000 KVSA McGehee AR 1000d WCMA Corinth, Miss. 000
1100-272.6 WLOC Munfordville, Ky. 1000d KLIP Fowler, Calif. 250d W HSY Hattiesburg. hi is,. 000
K FAX San Francisco, Calif. W.180 Baton Rouge, La. 5000 KIBE Palo Alto, Cal. 5000d WSSO Starkville. Miss. 000
50000d WnKW Skowhegan. ME 5000d K KA R Pomona, Calif. 250d WAIF Yazoo City, Miss, 000
KREX Grand Junction, Colo. WCOP Boston, Mass. 5000 KFSC Denver. Colo. 1000d KODE Joplin, Mo. 000
50000 WCEN Mt. Pleasant. Mich. 1010000d0 WCDQ Hamden, Conn. 1000d K LWT Lebanon, Mo. 000
WHLI Hempstead. N.Y. 10000d KASM Albany, Minn. WICTZ Arlington FL 5000d KWIX Moberly, Mn. 1000d
WWWE Cleveland OH 50000 KRMS Osage Beach, Mo. 101100 WACY Kissimmee FL 10000 KBMN Bozeman, MT 1000
WGPA Bethlehem, Pa. 250d KSEN Shelby, Mont. 5000 WCMQ Miami, FL 250d KHDN Hardin, Mont. 1000
KDEF Albuquerque, N. M. 5000 WOSA Sarasota. FL 1000d KXLO Lewistown. Mont. 1000
WRUN Utica. N.Y. 5000 WCLB Camilla, Ga. I000d KLCB Llhby, Mont. 1000
1110-270.1 WBAG Burlington. N.C.
WGBR Goldsboro, N.C.
1000d
5000
WPLK Rockmart. Ga. 500d
250d
(TNC Falls City. NE 500r
WBCA Bay Minette AL 100000 WSFT Thomaston, Ga. KHAS Hastings, Neb. 000
WCUE Cuyahoga Falls, Ohlo WLPO LaSalle, III. 1000d KELY Ely, Nev. 250
WBIB Centreville AL 1000d 1000d WKRS Waukegan, Ill. 1000d KLAV Las Vegas, Nev. 000
KAKA Dermott AR 10,000d WIMA Lima, Ohio 1000 WSLM Salem, Ind, 5000d KCBN Reno, Nev. 000
KIGI Pasadena, CA KNED McAlester, Okla. 1000 KJAN Atlantic. Iowa 250d WMOU Berlin. N.H. 000
KPOP Roseville. Cal. 500 KAGO Klamath Falls, Oreg. 5000
WQYK Tampa FL 100000 KOUR Independence, Iowa 250d WTSV Claremont, N.H. 000
KKEY Portland. Ore. 5000d I(OFO Ottawa. Kans. 250d WCMC Wildwood. N.J. 000
WEBS Calhoun. Ga. WHON Huntingdon, Pa. 5000d WFKN Franklin. KY. 250d KALG Alamagerdo, N.M. 000
W MBI Chicago. III. 5000d WYNS Lehighton, Pa. I 000d WEQO Whitley City KY 500 KOTS Deming NM 1000
WHYT Noblesville, IN 500d WKPA New Kensington, Pa. KBCL Shreveport, La. 250d KYVA Gallup. N.Mex. 000
WKOZ Cadiz. KY. 1000d 1000d WLBI Denham Springs, La. 250d KFUN Las Vegas, N.M. 000
WCBR Richmond KY 250d WDIX Orangeburg, S.C. 5000 WSME Sanford, Maine 1000d
KPAL Pineville, LA 500d KRSY Roswell, N.Mex. 000
WTYC Rock H111, S.C. 1000d WBCH Hastings, Mich. 250i1 WNIA Cheektowaga, N.Y. 500
WGRG Pittsfield. MA 10000 WSNW Seneca, S.C. 1000d WAV N Stillwater. Minn. 5000d WENY Elmira, N.Y. 000
WUNN Mason. Mich. 2500 KIMM Rapid City, S.Dak. 5000d WMDC Hazelhurst, Miss. 250d
WJML Petoskey. Mich. 100000 WIGS Gouverneur, N.Y. 000
WGOW Chattanooga. Tenn. 5000 KZY PA Cape Girardeau. Mo. 250d WHUC Hudson. N.Y. 000
WK RA Holly Springs, Miss. 1000d WCRK Morristown, Tenn. 1000 KBHM Branson. Mo. 1000d WLFH Little Falls, N.Y. 000
KFAB Omaha. Nebr. 50000 WTAW College Station KLPW Union, Mo. 1000d WFAS White Plains, N.Y. 000
KCIA Humble City, NM 1000d Tex. 1000d WLBK Keane. N.H. 1000d WSKY Asheville. N.C. 000
WVNH Salem, NH 5000d -
KCCT Corpus Christi, Tex. 1000d WGNY Newburgh, N.Y. 5000d WFAI Fayetteville, N.C. 000
WSFW Seneca Fails. N.Y. 1000 KISO El Paso, TX 1000d WS00 N. Syracuse, N.Y. 1000d WMFR High Point. N.C. 000
WTBQ Warwick NY 2500 KVIL Highland Park, Tex. 1000d WKMT Kings Mtn, N.C. 1000d WISP Kinston. N.C. 000
WBT Charlotte. N.C. 50000 KJBC Midland. Tex. 1000d WREV Reidsville, NC. 10000 WNNC Newton, N.C. 000
WELX Xenia, Ohio 250d KSUZ Port Neches, TX WENC Whiteville. N.C. 5000d WCBT Roanoke Ran.. N.C. 000
KEOR Atoka, Okla. 510000 0000
KOLJ Ouanah, Tex. 50
5000dd KDDR Oakes, ND 1000d KDIX Dickinson, N.D. 000
KBND Bend. Oreg. KQAM San Antonio, TX 1000d WGAR Cleveland, Ohlo 50000 WUBE Cincinnati, 0. 000
WJSM Martinsburg, Pa. 10000 I(PUL Pullman, Wash. 10000 WERT Van Wert, Ohio 250d WCOL Columbus. Ohio 000
WNAH Norristown, PA. 500000 KAYO Seattle. Wash. 5000 KRMC Midwest City OK WIRO Ironton, Ohio 000
WV.IP Caguas, P.R. 250 WABH Deerfield. Va. 1000d KBLY Gold Beach, Oreg. 1000d WCWA Toledo. 0. 000
WHIM Providence, R.I. 1000d WELC Welch, W.Va. 1000d KCCS Salem OR 1000d KADA Ada. Okla. 000
WSLV Ardmore, Tenn. 1000d WYNE Appleton. Wisc. 1000 WJUN Mexico, Pa. 1000d WBBZ Ponca City OK 000
W CAT Pikesville, TN 250d WAXX Chippewa Falls, WI,. WRIB Providence, R.I. 1000d KVAS Astoria. Ore. 000
KDRY Alamo Heights, Tex. 1000d 5000d WFWL Camden, Tenn. 250d K RNS Burns, Ore. 000
WZAM Norfolk VA WCPH Etowah, Tenn. 1000d KOOS Cnns Bay, Ore. 000
50,000
1160-258.5 KZEE Weatherford TX 500d KRDR Gresham, Oreg. 000
W1JD Chicago, III. 50000d KVLL Woodville, Tex. 250d KYJC Medford, Oreg. 000
1120-267.7 WBQN Barceloneta PR 1000 WLSD Blg Stone Gap, Vs. I000d KQIK Lakeview, Ore. 000
WUST Washington DC 10000 KSL Salt Lake City, Utah 50000 WFAX Falls Church, Va. 5000d KTDO Toledo, Ore. 000
I( MOX St. Louis, Mo. 5000U KASY Auburn, Wash. 250d WBVP Beaver Falls, Pa. 000
WWOL Buffalo. N.Y. 1000d WEEX Easton, Pa. 000
KPNW Eugene, OH 50000 1170-256.3 WKBO Harrisburg, Pa. 000
I(CLE Cleburne. Tex. 250d WCOV Montgomery AL 10000r 1230-243.8 WCRO Johnstown, Pa, 000
WVUV Leone. Am. Samoa 10000 KJNP North Polo AK 50000 WAUD Auburn AL 1000r WBPZ Lock Haven, Pa. 000
KCBQ San Diego, CA 50000r WJBB Haleyville AL 1000r WTIV Titusville, Pa. 000
KLOK San Jose, CA 50000r WBHP Huntsville AL 1000r WNIK Arecibo. P.R. 000
1130-265.3 KUAD Windsor, Colo. 1000d WHOD Jackson, AL 1000r
1000r
WERI Westerly, R.I.
WAIM Anderson, S.C.
000
000
KFIDU Dinuba, Calif. 1000 WSNE Cumming, Ga. 1000d WNUZ Talladega AL
KOHO Honolulu. Hawaii 5000 WTBC Tuscaloosa AL 1000r WNOK Columbia, S.C. 000
KsifU San Diego, Cal. 50000
WLBH Mattoon, IL 50000 KIFW Sitka AK 250 WOLS Florence. S.C. 000
wrtrt.. Bartow, Fla. 1000d
KOK! Bayou Vista, LA 250d KSUN Bisbee, AZ 1000r KISD Sioux Fads. S.Dak. 000
WN11.1 Gainesville, GA 100000
KAAA Kingman AI 1000r WAKI McMinnville. Tenn. 000
WMUA Moultrie. Ga. 10000 KSTT Davenport, Iowa 1000
WVLC Orleans, Mass. 10000 KRIZ Phoenix AZ 1000r WMLR Hohenwald, TN 1000r
KLLI Kailua, Hawaii 10000
KOWO Waseca, MN 1000 KATO Safford AZ 1000 R KSIX Carpus Christi, Tex. 000
WWCM Brazil, Ind. 500d
KJAS Jackson MO 250d KING Winslow AZ 1000r ICDLK Del o, Tex, 250
Ksl Mt. Pleasant, IA 1000r
WCLN Clinton, NC 1000d KCON Conway AR 1000r KNUZ Houston, Tex. 000
KLEY Wellington, Kan. 2500
KFNW Fargo, ND 1000d KFPW Fort Smith AR 1000r KERV Kerrville. Tex. 000
KW KH Shreveport. La. 50000
KBTM Jonesboro AR 1000r KLVT Levelland, Tex. 000
WCAH Detroit. Mich. 5(1000 WHLW Lakewood, N.J. 5000d
WBRW Somerville NJ 500d KCON Conway, Ark. 1000 K EEE Nacogdnehes, Tex. 000
W DUO Minneapolis. Minn. 50(100
KGEE Bakersfield, CA 000r KOZA Odessa, Tex. 000
WGUF Gulfport, MS 500 WWLE Cornwall, N.Y. 1000d
000r
W MV I Mechanleville, N.Y. /50d KWTC Barstow. CA KG RO Pampa, Tex. 000
WGUF Gulfport, MS KVO 0 Tulsa, Okla. 50000 KIBS Bishop. CA 000r I< SFY Seymour, TX 000
KBLH Bolivar, Mo. 250d
WNEW New York, N.Y. 50000 WLEO Ponce, P.R. 250 KXO El Centro. CA 000r KSST Sulphur Svgs.. Tex. 000
WPYB Benson, N.C. 1000d KPUG Bellingham, Wash. 5000 K DAC Fort Bragg, CA 000r KWTX Waco, Tex. 000
WWVA Wheeling, W.Va. 50000 KGFJ Los Angeles, CA 000r KOAL Price. Utah 000
WCBX Eden, N.C. 1000d

42 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/ Fail -Winter 1976


U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.

WIOY Burlington. Vt 1000 WDXY Sumter, S.C. 1000 WIXY Cleveland, 0. 5000 WONW Defiance, Ohio 1000
WBBI Abingdon, Va. 1000 KCCR Pierre, S.D. 1000 WNXT Portsmouth. Ohio 5000 WLMJ Jackson. Ohio 1000d
WODI Brookneal. Va. 1000 WBEJ Elizabethton, Tenn. 1000 KWSH Wewoka-Seminole. KLCO Poteau, Okla. 1000d
WXCF Clifton Forge VA t000r WEKR Fayetteville. Tenn. 1000 Oklahoma 1000 KBDF Eugene, OR 5000
WFVA Fredericksburg, Va. 1000 WBI R Knoxville TN 1000r KMCM McMinnville, Oreg. 1000 WBRX Berwick, Pa. 1000d
WNOR Norfolk. Va. 1000 WKDA Nashville TN 1000r WWYN Erie, Pa. 5000 WHYR Hanover, Pa. 5000
KOZI Chelan. Wash. 1000 KSOX Raymondville, Tex. 000 WPHB Philipsburg, Pa. 5000d WKST New Castle, Pa. 1000
KWYZ Everett. Wash. 1000 WEDG Soddy, Tenn. 1000 WISO Ponce, P.R. 1000 WCMN Arecibo. P.R. 5000
KSPO Spokane. Wash. 1000 WENK Union City, Tenn. 000 WM UU Greenville, S.C. 5000d WANS Anderson, S.C. 5000
KREW Sunnysida Wash. 1000 KVLF Alpine. Tex. 000 WJOT Lake City. S.C. 1000d WJAY Mullins, S.C. 50000
WLOG Logan. W.Va. 1000 KEAN Brownwood. Tex. 000 KWYR Winner, S.Dak. 5000d WMCP Columbia, Tenn. 1000d
WKYG Parkersburg WV 1000 KTAM Bryan TX 1000 WN00 Chattanooga. Tenn. 1000d WDNT Dayton, Tenn. 1000d
WHBY Appleton, Wla 1000 KOCA Kilgore, Tex. 000 WMCH Church Hill, Tenn. 1000d KNIT Abilene, Tex. 500d
wrio Janesville, Wis. 1000 KSOX Raymondville, Tex. 250 WDKN Dickson. Tenn. 1000d KTTX Brenham, TX 1000d
WXCO Wausau. WIs. 1000 KXOX Sweetwater, Tex. 000 WCLC Jamestown, Tenn. 1000d KLUE Longview, Tex. 1000d
KVOC Casper WY I000r WSKI Montpelier, Vt. 000 KSPL Diboll, Tex. I000d KRAN Morton, Tex. 500d
1240-241.8 WSSV Petersburg, Va. 000 KPSO Falfurrlas, Tex 500d KVWG Pearsall, Tex. 500d
WROV Roanoke. Va. 000 KIXY San Angelo TX 1000d KWMS Salt Lake City. UT
WEBJ Brewton AL 1000r WTON Staunton. Va. 000 KTUE Tulle, Tex. I000d WTTX Appomattox, VA 1000d
WPRN Butler AL l000r KXLE Ellensburg, Wash. 000 KTAE Taylor, Tex. I000d WYVE Wytheville, Va. 1000d
WULA Eufula AL 1000r KGY Olympia. Wash. 000 WCHV Charlottesville. Va. 5000 KMAS Shelton, Wash. 1000d
WOWL Florence AL 1000r WKOY Bluefield, W.Va, 000 W.1.11 Christiansburg, Va. I000d KUDY Spokane, Wash. 5000d
WARF Jasper AL 1000r WTIP Charleston, W.Va. 000 KWIQ Moses Lake, Wash. 1000d KIT Yakima, Wash. 5000
KPPR Globe AZ WDNE Elkins, W.Va. 000 WVVW Grafton, W.Va. 500d WNAM Neenah, Wis. 5000
KVRC Arkadelphia, AR 250 WOMT Manitowoc, Wis. 000 WWIS Black River Falls,
KTLO Mountain Home AR 1000r WIBU Poynette, Wls. 000 Wis. I000d
KWAK Stuttgart AR 1000r WOBT Rhinelander. WIs. 000 WEKZ Monroe, Wis. 1000d 1290-232.4
KPLY Crescent City, Calif. 250 WJMC Rice Lake, Wis. 000 WOCO tont. Wis. 1000d WSHF Sheffield, AL I000d
KOAD Lemoore. CA 1000r KFBC Cheyenne, Wyo. 000 KPOW Powell, Wyo. 5000 WMLS Sylacauga, AL 1000d
K M BY Monterey, CA 1000r K EVA Evanston. Wyo. 000 KCUB Tucson AZ 1000
KPPC Pasadena, Calif. 100 KASL Newcastle, Wyo. 000 KDMS El Dorado AR 5000d
KLOA Ridgeorest, CA 1000r KRAL Rawlins. Wyo. 000 1270-236.1 KUOA Siloam Springs, AR 5000d
KROY Sacramento CA I000r KTHE Thermopolis, Wyo. 000 WGSV Guntersville AL 1000d K Hat Chloe. Calif. 5000
K BON San Bernadino, CA 1000r WKSJ Prichard AL I000d KAZA Gilroy, Calif. 5000d
KSON San Diego CA 1000r 1250-239.9 KDJI Holbrook AZ 5000d KMEN San Bernardino,
KSMA San Marla, Calif. 250 KADL Pine Bluff AR 5000d California 5000
KSUE Susanville, CA 1000r WZOB Fort Payne AL 1000d KBLC Lakeport CA 500d KKIO Santa Barbara, CA 500d
KRDO Colo. Springs, Colo. 1000d WETU Wetumpka AL 5000d KGOL Palm Desert, Cal. 1000d WCCC Hartford, Conn. 500d
KDOO Durango. Colo. 1000 KSWW Wickenburg AZ 500d KCOK Tulare, Calif 5000 WTUX Wilmington, Del. 1000d
KSLV Monte Vista. Colo. 1000
KHIL Wilcox AZ 5000d WNOG Naples, Fla. 500d WTMC Ocala, Fla. 5000
KCRT Trinidad, Colo. 250 KFAY Fayetteville AR 1000d WORL Orlando FL 5000d WSCM Panama City Beach.
WWCO Waterbury. Conn. 1000 KALO Little Rock AR 1000r WTNT Tallahassee, Fla. 5000 Florida 500d
WBGC Chipley FL 1000r KHOT Madera. Calif. 600d WKRW Cartersville, Oa. 500d WIRK W. Palm Bch., Fla. 5000
WLCO Eustis, Fla. 1000 KTMS Santa Barbara, Calif. 1000 WHYD Columbus, Ga. 5000d WDEC Americus. Ga. I000d
WI N K Ft. Myers. Fla. 1000 KOH! Twenty -Nine Palms, WJJC Commerce, Os. 1000d WCHK Canton, Ga. I000d
WM MB Melbourne, Fla. 1000 California I000d KNDI Honolulu, Hawaii 5000 WTOC Savannah. Ga. 5000
WFOY St. Augustine, Fla. 1000
KMSL Ukiah, Calif. 500d KTFI Twin Falls, Idaho 5000 KSNN Pocatello, Idaho 1000d
WBHB Fitzgerald. Oa. 1000
WNER Live Oak Fla. 1000d WEIC Charleston, IL 1000 WIRL Peoria, III, 5000
WDUN Gainesville, Ga. 1000 WDAE Tampa, Fla. 5000 WHBF Rock Island, III. 5000 WREY New Albany. Ind. 500d
WLAG LaGrange. Ga. 1000 WQDE Albany GA 1000d WCMR Elkhart IN 5000r KWNS Pratt, Kansas 5000.
WBML Mason, Oa. 1000 WYTH Madison, Ga. 1000d WWCA Gary, Ind. 1000 WCBL Benton, Ky. 5000d
WWNS Statesboro. Ga. 1000 WIZZ Streator, Ill, 500d WORX Madison, Ind. 1000d KJEF Jennings, La. 1000d
WPAX Thomasville. Ge. 250 WGL Ft. Wayne, Ind. 1000 KSCB Liberal. Kans. 1000 WHGR Houghton Lake, Mich. 3000
WTWA Thomson. Ga. 1000 WRAY Princeton, Ind. 1000d WAIN Columbia, Ky. 1000d WNIL Niles, Mieh.
KCFI Cedar Falls, Iowa 500d 300d
KVNI Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 1000 KFKU Lawrence, Kens. WFUL Fulton. Ky. I000d WNRS Saline, Mieh. 500d
KFLI Mountain Horne. Idaho 1000 5000 KVCL Winnfield, La. I000d
WREN Topeka, Kans. 5000 KBMO Benson. Minn. 000d
KMCL McCall, Ida. 500 WNVL Nicholuville, Ky. 500d
WCBC Cumberland, MD WBLE Batesville, Miss. I000d
KW! K Pocatello, Ida. 1000
WLCK Scottsville, Ky. WSPR Springfield, Mass. 5000 WTYL Tylertown, Miss. 1000d
WCRW Chicago, IL 1000d 500d WVOY Charleavoix MI
WGUY Bangor, Maine 5000d
5000 KALM Thayer, Mo. I000d
WEDC Chicago. IL 1000 WARE Ware. Mass. 1000
WXYZ Detroit, Mich. 5000 KGVO Missoula. Mont. 5000
WSBC Chicago, III. 1000 WXOX Bay City, Mich. I000d KWEB Rochester, Minn. 5000 WKNE Keene, N.H. 5000
WEBQ Harrisburg, III. 1000
KBRF Fergus Falls, Minn. 1000
WVOM puke, Miss. I000d KSRC Socorro, N.M. I000d
WTAX Springfield, III. KCUE Red Wing, Minn. 1000d WLSM Louisville, Miss. 5000d WGLI Babylon, N.Y. 5000
WSDR Sterling. III. 500 HNWY McComb, Miss. 5000
WMLC Monticello. Miss. 1000d WNBF Binghamton, N.Y. 5000
WHBU Anderson, Ind. 1000 KBTC Houston, Mo. I000d KUSN St. Joseph, Mo. 1000d WHKY Hickory. N.C. 500P
KWLC Decorah IA 1000r KIKC Forsyth, MT 5000d
KFBD Waynesville. Mo. 500d WBBS Jacksonville, N.C. 1000d
KBIZ Ottumwa. Iowa 1000
WKBR Manchester, N.H. 5000
KWRL Sparks -Reno NV 5000d WEYE Sanford. N.C. 1000d
KICD Spencer, Iowa 1000
WMTR Morristown, N.J. 5000d
WTSN Dover, N.H. 5000 WOMP Bellaire, Ohio I000d
KIUL Garden City. Kans. 1000
WIPS Ticonderoga, N.Y. I000d WDVL Vineland, N.J. 500d WHIO Dayton, Ohio 6000
KAKE Wichita, Kans. 1000 WFAG Farmville. N.C. 500d
KINN Alamogordo, N.M. I000d KUMA Pendleton, Oreg. 5000
WI NN Louisville, Ky. 1000
WKDX Hamlet, N.C. 1000d WHLD Niagara Falls. N.Y. 5000d KLIQ Portland, Oreg. 5000d
W FTM Maysville, Ky. 1000
WBRM Marion. N.C. 1000d WDLA Walton, N.Y. I000d WFBG Altoona, Pa. 5000
WPKE Pikeville. Ky. 1000 WCHO Washington Court WCGC Belmont. N.C. 1000 WICE Providence. R.I. 5000
WSFC Somerset, Ky. 1000
House. Ohio 500d WMPM Smithfield. N.C. 5000d WAIN Lykens, PA 500
KASO Minden. La. 1000 WLEM Emporium. Pa. I000d
KWWB Bismarck - WFIG Sumter, S.C. 1000
KANE New Iberia. La. 1000 WPEL Montrose. Pa. I000d Mandan, ND 1000 WATO Oak Ridge, Tenn. 5000
WCOU Lewiston. Maine 1000 WTAE Pittsburgh, Pa. 5000 WILE Cambridge, Ohio 1000d KWGH Big Lake. Tex. I000d
W M K R M Illinocket, Me. 1000 WNOW York, Pa. KWPR Claremore, Okla. 500d KIVY Crockett. Tex. 1000d
WCEM Cambridge. Md. 250d
1000 WTMA Charleston. S.C. 5000 KAJO Grants Pass. Oreg. 5000d KRGV Weslaco, Tex. 5000
WJEJ Hagerstown MD 1000r WCKM Winnsboro, S.C. 500d
WLBR Lebanon PA 5000r KT RN Wichita Falls, Tex. 5000
WHAI Greenfield, Mass. 1000 WKBL Covington, Tenn. 1000d
WBHC Hampton. S.C. I000d WPVA Colonial Hots.. Va. 5000d
WOCB W. Yarmouth, Mass. 1000 WNTT Tazewell. Tenn. 500d KNWC Sioux Falls, S.Dak. 1000 WAGE Leesburg. Va. I000d
WATT Cadillac. Mich. 1000 KPRE Paris, Tex. 500d
WLIK Newport, Tenn. 5000 WNLB Rocky Mount, VA 1000d
WCBY Cheboygan, Mich. 1000 KPAC Port Arthur, Tex. 5000 KIOX Bay City, Tex. 1000 WVOW Logan, W.Va. 5000
WJPD Ishpeming. Mich. 1000 KUKA San Antonio, Tax. I000d KHEM Big Spring, Tex. 1000d KAPY Port Angeles. Wash. 1000d
WJ1M Lansing. Mich. 1000 KIKZ Seminole. Tex. 1000d KEPS Eagle Pass, Tex. 1000d WZUU Milwaukee WI 1000d
WMFG Hibbing, Minn. 1000 WDVA Danville, Va. 5000 KFJZ Fort Worth. Tex. 5000 WCOW Sparta, WIs. 5000d
KPRM Park Rapids, Minn. 1000 WYSR Franklin, Va. I000d WPNV Buena Vista. VA 1000d KOWB Laramie. Wyo. 5000
WJON St. Cloud, Minn. 1000r WEER Warrenton, Va. I000d WTID Newport News. Va. 1000d WRRA Fredericksted, VI 500d
WMPA Aberdeen, MS 1000 KWSU Pullman. Wash. 5000 WHEO Stuart, Va. 1000d
WGRM Greenwood, Miss. 250 KCVL Colville, Wash. 5000d
WGCM Gulfport, Miss. 1000
KYAC Seattle, WA
WEMP Milwaukee. WIs.
5000
5000 KBAM Longview. Wash. 500d 1300-230.6
WMIS Natchez. Miss. 1000 WRJC Mauston. Wis. 500d WBSA Boaz, AL 1000d
KFMO Flat River. Mo. 1000 1260-238.0 KIML Gillette. Wyo. 5000 WTLS Tallassee, AL 1000d
KWOS Jefferson City, Mo. 1000 WCRT Birmingham AL 5000d WEZQ Winfield AL 1000d
KNEM Nevada. Mo. 250 KSUN Bisbee AZ 250 1280-234.2 KHAC Window Rock AZ 1000r
KBMY Billings, Mont. 1000 KP1N Casa Grande AZ 1000d KWCK Searcy. AR 1000d
KLTZ Glasgow. Mont. 1000 KCCB Corning AR 1000d WPID Piedmont AL 1000d KROP Brawley, CA I000r
KLYQ Hamilton, MT 1000r KBHC Nashville AR 500d WNPT Tuscaloosa AL 5000r KYNO Fresno, Calif. 5900
KBLL Helena. Mont. 1000 KGIL San Fernando. Calif. 5000 KHEP Phoenix AZ 1000d KCFB Mendocino CA 5000d
KFOR Lincoln, Nebr. 1000 KYA San Francisco, Calif. 5000 KNBY Newport AR 1000d KWKW Pasadena, CA 5000r
KODY North Platte, Nebr. 1000 KSNO Aspen. Colo. 5000d KFYV Arroyo Grande CA 1000 KVOR Colorado Springs, Colo.
KELK Elko. Nev. 1000 WCRT Birmingham, Ala. 5000d KFOX Long Beach. Calif. 1000 5000
WFTN Franklin. NH 1000r WMMM Westport, Conn. 1000d KJOY Stockton, Calif. 1000 WAVZ New Haven, Conn. 1000
WSNJ Bridgeton. N.J. 1000 WNRK Newark, Del. 500d KTLK Denver. Colo. 5000 WRKT Cocoa Beach. Fla. 5000
KCLV Clovis, N.Mex. 1000 WWDC Washington, D.C. 5000 WSFD Seaford DE WFFG Marathon, Fla. 500
WGBB Freeport, N.Y. 1000 WFTW Fort Walton Beach, WGTX De Funiak Springs, WSOL Tampa. Fla. 5000d
WGVA Geneva, N.Y. 1000 Florida 1000d Fla. 5000d WMTM Moultrie, Ga. 5000d
WJTN Jamestown, N.Y. 500 WWOK Miami, Fla. 5000 WEXI Jacksonville, FL WNEA Newnan, Ga. 500d
WVOS Liberty, N.Y. 1000 WWPF Palatka, Fla. 1000 WIPC Lake Wales, Fla. 1000d WIMO Winder. Ga. 1000d
WNBZ Saranac Lake, N.Y. 1000 WUFE Baxley, Ga. 5000d WYND Sarasota, Fla. 500d KOZE Lewiston. Idaho 5000
WWWD Schnectady, NY WBBK Blakely. Ga. 1000d WIBB Macon, Ga. 5000d WTAQ La Grange, III. 5000
WATN Watertown. N.Y. 1000 WTJH East Point, Ga. 5000d WMRO Aurora, IL 1000r WFRX W. Frankfort. III. I000d
WPNF Brevard, N.C. 1000 KTEE Idaho Falls. Ida. 5000d WGBF Evansville, Ind. 5000 WHLT Huntington, Ind. 500d
WIST Charlotte. N.C. 1000 KWEI Weiser. Ida. I000d WIFE Indianapolis. IN WAAC Terre Haute, Ind. 500d
WJNC Jacksonville. N.C. 1000 WIBV Belleville, III. 5000 KCOB Newton, Iowa 1000d KGLO Mason City, Iowa 5000
WRNC Raleigh, N.C. 1000 WNDE Indianapolis IN 5000 KSOK Arkansas City. Kans. 1000 WBLG Lexington, Ky. 1000
WWWC Wilkesboro, N.C. 500 KFGQ Boone, Iowa I000d WCPM Cumberland, KY I000d WIBR Baton Rouge. La. 1000
KDLR Devils Lake. N.Dak. 250 KWHK Hutchinson, Kans. 1000 WIXI Lancaster. Ky. 1000d KFLO Shreveport, LA 500
WBBW Youngstown. Ohio 1000 WAIL Baton Rouge, La. 1000d WGSO New Orleans LA 5000 WFBR Baltimore. MD 5000
WHIZ Zanesville. Ohio 1000 WEZE Boston, Mass. 5000 KWCL Oak Grove. La. 1000d WCTN Potomac -Cabin John MD
KVSO Ardmore OK 1000r WALM Albion, Mich. 1000 WABK Gardiner. Me. 5000 WJDA Quincy, Mass. I000d
RADS Elk City, Okla. 1000 WJBL Holland. Mich. 5000 WEIM Fitchburg, MA 5000r WOOD Grand Rapids, Mich. 5000
KBEL Idabel, Okla. 1000 KROX Crookston, Minn. 1000 WFYC Alma, Mich. 5000d WKPM Princeton, Minn. I000d
KOKL Okmulgee, Okla. 1000 KDUZ Hutchinson, Minn. I000d WWTC Minneapolis, Minn. 5000 WRBC Jackson, Miss. 5000
KFLY Corvallis OR 1000r WGVM Greenville. Miss. 5000d KVOX Moorhead, Minn. 1000 KMMO Marshall, Mo. I000d
KTIX Pendleton, Oreg. 1000 WNSL Laurel. Miss. 5000d KDKD Clinton, Mo. 1000d KBRL McCook, NE 5000d
KPRB Redmond. Ore. 1000 WCSA Ripley, Miss. 500d KYRO Potosi MO 500d KPTL Carson City, NV 5000r
KQEN Roseburg, Ore. 1000 KG BX Springfield, Mo. 5000 KCNI Broken Bow, Nebr. 1000d WPNH Plymouth. NH 1000d
WRTA Altoona, Pa. 1000 KIMB Kimball, Nebr. 1000d KVOV Henderson-Las Vegas, WTNJ Trenton NJ 5000d
WHUM Reading, Pa. 1000 WBUD Trenton, N.J. 5000 NV 500Ctd WOSC Fulton, N.Y. I000d
WSEW Selinsgrove, Pa. 1000 KVSF Santa Fe, N.Mex. 1000 KRZE Farmington, N.Mex. 5000d WXRL Lancaster, NY I000d
WBAX Wilkes-Barre. Pa. 1000 WBNR Beacon. N.Y. I000d WADO New York, N.Y. 5000 WQBK Rensselaer, NY 5000d
WALO Humacao, P.R. 1000 WNDR Syracuse, N.Y. 5000 WROC Rochester, N.Y. 5000 WKQW Spring Valley. N.Y. 5000
WWON Woonsocket. R.I. 1000 WGWR Asheboro, N.C. 5000 WSAT Salisbury. N.C. 1000 WYNG Goldsboro, N.C. I000d
WKDK Newberry. S.C. 1000 WCD1 Edenton, N.C. 1000d WYAL Scotland Neck. N.C. 5000d WLNC Laurinburg, N.C. 500d

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.
Call Location W.P. Call Location

WSYD Mt. Airy. N.C. 5000 WKPQ Pittsburgh PA 5000 KSEK Pittsburg, Kans, 000 WCAI Ft. Myers, Fla. 1000d
WERE Cleveland, Ohio 5000 WSCR Scranton, Pa. 1000 WCMI Ashland. KY. 000 WBSG Blackshear, Ga. 500d
WMVO Mt. Vernon, Ohlo 500d WUNO Rio Piedras, P.R. 5000 WBC3.1 Bowling Green. Ky. 000 WRWH Cleveland, Ga. 1000d
KXXO Tulsa, OK 5000 WOIC Columbia, S.C. 5000 WNBS Murray, Ky. 000 WAVC Warner Robins. Ga. 5000d
l(ACI The Dallas, Oreg. 1000d KELO Sloan Falls. S.Dak. 5000 WEKY Richmond, Ky. 000 KTOH Lihue, Hawaii 5000
WWCH Clarion, Pa. 500d W KIN Kingsport. Tenn. 5000d KVOB Bastrop, La. 000 K RLC Lewistown, Ida. -
W MSR Manchester, Tenn. 5000d KRMD Shreveport. La. 000 Clarkston, Wash 5000d
WHIN Hazleton, Pa. 1000d
WFAU Augusta, Maine 000 WXCL Peoria, Ill. 1000
WTIL Mayaguez, P.R. 1000 KVMC Colo. City. Tex. 10000
WLOW Aiken, S.C. 500d KXYZ Houston. Tex. 5000 WDME Dover-Fouroft, ME 1000 WOOD Salem, III. 500d
WCKI Greer, S.C. 1000d KCPX Salt Lake City. Utah 5000 WLVC Ft. Kent, ME 250 W1OU Kokomo. Ind. 5000
500d WCVR Randolph, Vt. 1000r1 WHOU Houlton. Maine 000 KVRS Rock Springs, Wyo. 1000
W KSC Kershaw, S.C. WGAW Gardner. Mass. 000 KRNT Des Moines, Iowa 5000
KOLY Mobridge, S.D. 5000d WLGM Lynchburg. Va. 10000
KMAN Manhattan. Kans.
WMTN Morristown, Tenn. 5000d WNBH New Bedford. Mass. 000 500d
WEET Richmond, VA 5000d WBRK Pittsfield, Mass. 000 WLOU Louisville, Ky. 5000d
WMAK Nashville, Tenn. 5000 KXHO Aberdeen WA 5000r WLEW Bad Axe, Mich. 000 WSM B New Orleans, La. 5000
KVET Austin, Tex. 5000 KH IT Walla Walla, Wash. iuuud WLAV Grand Rapids. Mich. 000 WJEB Gladwin, MI 1000d
KKUB Brownfield, Tex. 1000d
WFHR Wisconsin Rapids. WCSR Hillsdale, MI 1000 WHMI Howell. Mich. 500
KLAR Laredo, Tex. 1000
wls. 5000 WMTE Manistee, Mich. 000 '<IMF New Prague, Minn. 500d
K KAS Silsbee, Tex. 500d
WAGN Menominee, Mich. 000 1(010 Ortonville, Minn. 1000d
KSTU Logan, Utah 1000
WMBN Petoskey. Mich. 000 WCMP Pine City, Minn. 1000d
W KCY Harrisonburg, Va. 5000d 1330-225.4 WEXL Royal Oak. Mich, 000 WICCU Corinth, Miss. 1000
K MPS Seattle. WA 5000
WROS Scottsboro AL 1000d KVBR Brainerd, Minn. 000 WKOZ Kosciusko, Miss. 5000d
WCLG Morgantown, W.Va. 1000d KHYT Tucson AZ 500d KDLM Detroit Lakes. Minn. 000 KCH R Charleston, Mo. 1000d
WKLC St. Albans, W.Va. 1000d KVEE Conway AR 5000 WEVE Eveleth, Minn. 000 KBRX O'Neill, Nebr. 1000d
W LOT Marinette WI 1000d
KLOM Lompoc, Cal. 1000d K ROC Rochester, Minn. 000 WLNH Laconia, N.H. 5000d
KFAC Los Angeles, Calif. 51100 KWLM Willmar, Minn, 000 WHWH Princeton, N.J. 5000
1310-228.9 KLBS Los Banos, Calif. 500d WOMB Brookhaven, Miss. 000 KABQ Albuquerque,
WCBA Corning, N.Y.
N.M. 5000
WHEP Foley AL 1000d KCLM Redding, Cal. 5000d WAML Laurel, Miss. 000 1000d
WFTP Ft. Pierce, FL 1000r WKOZ Kosciusko, Miss. 1000d WRNY Rome. N.Y. SOOd
WOAM Marlon AL 5000d
WWAB Lakeland, Fla. 1000d KXEO Mexico. Mn. 000 WBMS Black Mountain, N.C.
KRUZ Mesa, AZ 5000r
WMEN Tallahassee, Fla. 5000d KLID Poplar Bluff. Mo, 000 500d
KBOK Malvern AR 10004
WPPI Carrollton, GA 500d KSMO Salem. Mo. 000 WHIP Mooresville, N.C. I000d
KIOT Barstow, Calif. 5000d
WMLT Dublin, Ga, 5000 KICK Springfield. Ma. 000 WLLY Wilson, N.C. 1000d
KPOD Crescent City. Calif. I000d KCAP Helena. Mont, 000 KBMR Bismarck NO 10000d
KDIA Oakland, Cal. 5000 WEAW Evanston, III. 5000d
W RAM Monmouth, Ill. KpRK Livingston, Mont. 000 WSLR Akron, 0. 5000
KTKR Taft, Calif. WRRR Rockford. III. 1000d KATL Miles CIty. Mont. 000 WCSM Celina, Ohio 500d
KFKA Greeley. Colo. 5000d KYLT Missoula, Mont. 000 WCHI Chillicothe, Ohio 1000d
WICH Norwich. Conn. 5000 WJPS Evansville, Ind. 5000
KRHD Duncan, Okla. 250
WTRE Greensburg IN 500d K HUB Fremont, Nebr. 500
WKKX Deland FL 5000d
KWWL Waterloo. Iowa 5000 KGFW Kearney, Nebr. 000 KTLQ Tahlequah, Okla. 1000d
WGKR Perry, Fla. I000d KSID Sidney, Nebr. 000 KDOV Ashland UR 1000d
WAUC Wauchula, Fla. 500d KFH Wichita, Kans. 5000
WZIX York. PA 5000
500d WYGO Corbin, Ky. 5000d KRAM Las Vegas, Nev. 000
W PA 1( Decatur 6A KBET Reno. Nev. 000 WWBR Windher, Pa. I000d
WOKA Douglas, Ga. 1000d WMOR Morehead, Ky. 1000d
WEGA Vega Baja, PR 500
1000d KVOL Lafayette. La. 5000 WDCR Hanover. N.H. 000
WBRO Waynesboro, Ga. WHET Waltham, MA 5000 WMID Atlantic City. N.J. 000 WDAR Darlington, S.C. 1000d
W BM K West Point, Ga, 1000d
WASA Havre de Grace. Md. 5000d KHAP Aztec. N.M. 000 WRI(M Carthage, Tenn. 1000d
KN UI Makawal, Hawaii 1000
WTRX Flint, Mich, 5000 KKIT Taos. N.Mex, 250 KCAR Clarksville. Tex. 500d
KLIX Twin Falls, Idaho 5000
WLOL Minneapolis, Minn. 5000 KSIL Silver City. N.Mex 000 KTX1 Jasper, Tex. 1000d
KDLS Perry. Iowa 500d
WFTO Fulton MS 2500d WMBO Auburn. N.Y. 000 KCOR San Antonio, Tex. 5000
KOKX Keokuk, la. 1000 WENT Gloversville - WBLT Bedford, Va. 1000d
KFLA Scott City. Kans. 500d WJPR Greenville, Miss. 1000
Johnston NY 1000r W F LS Fredericksburg, Va. 1000d
WTTL Madisonville, Ky. 1000 WDAL Meridian, Miss. 5000d
WKSN Jamestown. N.Y. 250 WNVA Norton. Va. 5000d
W DOC Prestonsburg, Ky, 51300d KU KU Willow Springs, Mo. 1000d W KLX Portsmouth, Va. 5000
WTNJ Trenton, N.J. 5000d WLVL Lockport, NY 1000r
It EZM Sulphur. LA 500d WMSA Massena, N.Y. 000 WPDR Portage, Wls. 1000d
KUZN W. Monroe. La. 1000d KGAK Gallup, N.Mex. 5000
WALL Middletown. N.Y. 000
WLOB Portland, Me. 5000 WEVD New York, N.Y. 5000
WIRY Plattsburgh, N.Y. 000
WORC Worcester, Mass. 5000 WPOW New York, N.Y. 5000
WJRI Lenoir, N.C. 000 1360-220.4
WNIC Dearborn MI 5000 WEBO Owego, N.Y. 1000d
WTSB Lumberton, N.C. 000 WWWB Jasper AL 1000d
WCCW Traverse City. Mich. S000d WHAZ Troy, N.Y. 1000
WCBQ Oxford NC 1000r WLIQ Mobile AL 5000d
KRBI St. Peter, Minn. 1000d WKVO Havelock, N.C. 1000d
WOOW Greenville, N.C. 000 W M 1. ti Monroeville AL 1000d
WXXX Hattiesburg, Miss. I000d WHOT Campbell. Ohio 1000
WGNI Wilmington, N.C. 000 WELR Roanoke AL 1000d
K FSB Joplin. Mo. 5000 WEIN Findlay, Ohlo 1000d
WAIR WinstonSalem, N.C. 000 1< RU X Glendale AZ 5000r
KEIN Great Falls MT 5000 WKOV Wellston, Ohlo 500d
WELW Willoughby, 0. 500d KXPO Grafton, NO 1000r KLYR Clarksville AR 500d
KG MT Fairbury, Nebr. 500d WNCO Ashland. 0. 1000 KFFA Helena AH 1000d
WJLK Asbury Park, N.J. 1000 KPOK Portland. Ore. 5000
WO U B Athens. OH 500r
WCAM Camden, N.J. 10000 W RI E Erie, Pa. 5000
WIZE Springfield. Ohio 000 lIZIQ Ridgecrest, CA 1000d
WCITK Parsippany. NJ WPPC Penuelas. PR 5000
KGB San Diego, CA 5000r
WLAT Conway. S.C. 5000 WSTV Steubenville, Ohlo 000
WV1P Mt. Kisco. N.Y. 5000d Si HN Hugo. Okla. 000 WDRC Hartford, Conn. 5000
WTLB Utica, N.Y. 1000 WFBC Greenville, S.C. 5000
KOCY Okla. CIty. Okla. 000 WCGL Jacksonville, FL 5000
WISE Asheville. N.C. 5000 WAEW Crossville, Tenn. 1000d
WKAT Miami Beach, Fla. 5000
1000d WTRO Dyersburg, Tenn. 500d KTOW Sand Springs. Okla. 500
WHVN Charlotte NC KLOO Corvallis, Ore, 000 WZNG Winter Haven FL 1000d
WTI K Durham, N.C. 5000 K MIL Cameron, Tex. 500d
KWVR Enterprise. Oreg. 250 WAZA Bainbridge, Ga. 1000d
KNOX Grand Forks N.Dak. 5000 KSWA Graham, Tex. 500d
KIHR Hood River, Ore. 000 WLAW Lawrenceville, Ga. 1000d
WFAH Alliance, Ohio I000d SINE Kingsville, Tex. 1000d
KBBR N. Bend. Ore. 000 WMAC Metter, Ga. 500d
KNPT Newport. Oreg. 5000 KVKM Monahans, Tex. 5000
WCVI Connellsville Pa. 000 WIYN Rome. Ga. 5000
WBFD Bedford. Pn, 5000d ICZAK Tyler. Tex. 10000
WSAJ Grove City, Pa. 100 WLBK OeKalb, III. 1000d
WGSA Ephrata. Pa. 5000d WBTM Danville. Va. 5000
WKRZ 011 City, Pa. 000 WVMC Mt. Carmel, III. 500d
WNAE Warren, Pa. 5000 WRAA Luray, Va. 1000d
WHAT Philadelphia. Pa. 000 WG FA Watseka, 111. 1000d
WOKE, Kingstree, S.C. S000d WOLD Marlon. Va. 1000d
WRAW Reading. Pa. 000 KHAK Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1000d
WDOD Chattanooga. Tenn. 5000 W ESR Tasley, Va. 5000d
WTRN Tyrone, Pa. 000 KXG I Ft. Madison, Iowa I000d
WOXI Jackson, Tenn. 5000 KMBI Spokane, WA 5000d
WORE Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 000 KSCJ Sioux City, Iowa 5000
WONT Oneida, Tenn. 10000 WETZ New Martinsville, WWPA Williamsport. Pa. 000 KBTO El Dorado, Kans. 500d
KZIP Amarillo. Tex. I000d W.Va. 10000
WHBL Sheboygan, Wis. 5000 WUNA Anuadilin, P.R. 250 WFLW Monticello, I(y. 1000d
WRR Dallas, Tex. 5000 WOKE Charleston, S.C. 000 KOXI Mansfield, La, 1000d
KOYL Odessa. Tex, 1000d KOVE Lander, Wyo. 5000
WRHI Rock H111, S.C. 000 KNIR New Iberia. La. 1000d
KBUC San Antonio. Tex. 5000 WSSC Sumter. S.C. 000 KTLD Tallulah, La. 500d
WEEL Fairfax, Va.
WGH Newport News. Va.
5000
5000 1340-223.7 KM/ Huron, SD
KTOQ Rapid City. SD
1000r
1000
WEBB Baltimore. Md.
WLYN Lynn, Mass.
5000d
1000d
KARY Prosser, Wash. I000d WKUL Cullman AL 1000r
WRAC Cleveland, Tenn. 000 WKYO Caro, MI 1000
WSLW White Sulphur Springs,WV WXOR Florence AL 1000r 000 W I( M I Kalamazoo. M ich. 5000
WAMA Selma AL 1000r WI< RM Columbia. Tenn.
WIBA Madison. Wis, 5000
1000r WGRV Greeneville, Tenn. 000 KRWC Buffalo MN 500d
WFEB Sylacauga AL WKGN Knoxville. Tenn. 000 KMRN Cameron MO 500d
KIKO Miami AZ 1000r
WLOK Memphis. Tenn. 000 KLRS Mountain Grove, Mo. 1000d
1320-227.1 KFBR Nogales AZ 250
WCDT Winchester. Tenn. ono KICX McCook, Nebr, I000d
WENN Birmingham, AL 5000d KPGE Page AZ moor 000 WNNJ Newton, N.J.
KBTA Batesville AR 1000r KW KC Abilene. Tex. 10000
WAGE Dothan, AL 1000
KZNG Hot Springs AR i000r KHLB Burnet TX 000 WWBZ Vineland. N.J. 1000
KAWC Yuma, AZ 500d
KCAT Pine Bluff AR I 000r KANO Corsicana. Tex. 000 KRRR Ruidoso, NM 5000d
KWHN Fort Smith AR 5000 KSET El Paso. Tex. 000 WKOP Binghamton, N.Y. 5000
It RLW Walnut Ridge, AR 1000d KBRS Springdale, AR 1000r
WMNS Olean. N.Y. 1000d
KATA Arcata CA 1000d KLBK Lubbock, Tex. 000
KHSJ Hemet, Calif. SOOd
KWXY Cathedral City, CA 1000r KRBA Lufkin, Tex. 000 WCHL Chapel Hill, N.C. 1000
KLAN Lemoore, Calif. 1000d
KMAK Fresno, Calif. 1000 KPDN Pampa, Tex. 000 KEYI Williston, N.D. 5000
KUDE Oceanside, Calif. 500 KOLE Port Arthur, TX 1000r WSAI Cincinnati. Ohlo 5000
KCRA Sacramento, Calif. 5000 IDOL Mojave, CA 500r
KTE0 San Angelo, Tex. 1000 WWOW Conneaut, Ohio 500d
KAVI Rocky Ford, Cola. 1000d KSFE Needles CA 1000r KOHU Hermiston, OR 1000
5000 KORV Oroville CA 1000r KVIC Victoria TX 250
WATR Waterbury, Conn. WTWN St. Johnsbury, Vt. 1000 KUIK Hillsboro, Oreg. 1000d
WG MA Hollywood. Fla. 5000 KATY San Luis Obispo, CA 1000r WSTA Charlotte Amalie, V.I. 250 WIXI McKeesport, Pa. 5000d
WV0.1 Jacksonville, Fla. 5000 KIST Santa Barbara CA 1000r
KMTI Manti, UT 1000r WPPA Pottsville, Pa. 5000
WAMR Venice, Fla. SOOd KOMY Watsonville. CA 1000o
WKEY Covington, Va. 1000 WCHQ Carnuy, PR 1000r
WHIE Griffin, Ga. 5000d KDEN Denver. Colo. 000
WHAP Hopewell, Va. 1000 WELP Easley, S.C. 1000d
W KAN Kankakee, III. 1000 KalL Grand Junction. Colo. 1000 W.1 MA Orange, Va. 1000 WLCM Lancaster, S.C. 1000d
KNIA Knoxville, Iowa SOOd KVRH Salida, Colo, 000
KAGT Anacortes, Wash. 1000 WBLC Lenoir City, Tenn. 1000
K MAO Maquoketa, Iowa 500d WNHC New Haven, Conn. 000
KOTY Kennewick, WA 1000 WNAH Nashville, Tenn. 1000d
K LW N Lawrence. Kans. 500d WTAN Clearwater, FL 000
KAPA Raymond, Wash, 1000 KQIZ Amarillo. TX 500d
WBRT Bardstown, KY 1000d WSLC Clermont FL 250d 1000r KACT Andrews, Tex, 1000d
WROD Daytona Bch., Fla. 000 KMEL Wenatchee WA
WCLU Covington, Ky. 500d
WHAR Clarksburg, W.Va. 1000 KBUK Baytown, TX 1000
WNGO Mayfield. Ky. 1000d WDSR Lake City, Fla. 000
WEPM Martinsburg, W.Va. 1000 KRYS Corpus Christi, Tex. 1000
K I KS Sulphur. LA 500 WTYS Marianna, Fla. 000
WMON Montgomery. W.Va. 1000 KXOL Ft. Worth, Tex. 5000
WICO Salisbury, Md. I000d WPBR Palm Beach. FL I( 00r WBOB Galax, Va. 1000d
WSEB Sebring, Fla. 000 WXEE Welch, WV 1000
WARA Attleboro. Mass. 1000
WLDY Ladysmith, Wig 1000 WHBG Harrisonburg, Va. 5000d
WILS Lansing. Mich. 5000 WFSH Valparaiso, Fla. 000
WRIT Milwaukee, Wis. 1000 K MO Tacoma, Wash. 5000
WDMJ Marquette, Mich. 1000 WIGO Atlanta, Ga. 000
KSGT Jackson, Wyo. 1000 WHJC Matewan, W.V. 1000d
WRJW Picayune, Miss. 5000d WGAU Athens, Ga. 000
KYCN Wheatland, Wyo. 250 WMOV Ravenswood. Va. 1000d
WVLY Water Valley, Miss. 500d WBBQ Augusta GA 1000r WGEE Green Bay. WI 5000
000 KWOR Worland, Wyo, 1000
KOZY Grand Rapids MN 5000 WGAA Cedartown. Ga. WISV Viroqua, Wis. 1000
KXLW Clayton. MO 1000 WOKS Columbus. Ga. 000 WMNE Menomonie, Wis. 1000d
K OLT Scottsbluff. Nebr. 5000 WBBT Lyons, Ga. 000 1350-222.1 KRK K Rock Springs, WY 1000
K ROD Roswell, NM 1000d WTIF Tifton, Ga. 000
WELB Elba AL 10000
WHHO Hornell NY 5000d KSKI Halley, Idaho 000
WAGY Forest City, N.C. 1000d KAIN Nampa. Idaho 000 WGAD Gadsden AL
WYLS York AL
5000r
5000d 1370-218.8
WCOG Greensboro. N.C. 5000 KPST Preston, Idaho 000
KLYD Bakersfield, Calif. 10000 WBYE Calera AL 1000d
WKRK Murphy. N.C. 5000d WSOY Decatur, III. 000
KCKC San Bernardino, CA 5000r KAWW Heber Springs AR 1000d
W EEW Wash! ngton, N.C. 500d WJPF Herrin. III. 000
KSRO Santa Rosa. Calif. 5000 KTPA Prescott AR 500d
KHRT Minot, N.D. 1000d WOOL Joliet, ill. 000
KKAM Pueblo, Colo. 5000 K REL Corona. CA 5000r
WHOK Lancaster. Ohio 1000d WBIW Bedford. Ind. 000
WNLK Norwalk. Conn. 1000 KPCO Quincy, Cal. SOOd
1000d WTRC Elkhart IN I 000r
KWOE Clinton. Okla. 10000 WLBC Muncie, Ind. 1000 WINY Putnam, Conn. 1000d KEEN San Jose, Calif. 5000
KATR Eugene, Ore. WEZY Cocoa Beach, FL 1000 KGEN Tulare, Calif. 1000d
W KAP Allentown. Pa. 5000 KROS Clinton, Iowa 1000
W DCF Dade City, FL 1000r W MK Biountstown, Fla. 500d
WGET Gettysburg. Pa. 1000 I(CKN Kansas City. Kans. 1000

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.

WWKE Ocala, Fla. 5000d WHMA Anniston. AL 5000r KEYL Long Prairie. Minn. 1000
WCOA Pensacola. Fla. 5000 (DON Dequeen AR WOKW Brockton, Mass. 1000d
WAXE Vero Beach. Fla.
500d KMHL Marshall. Minn. 1000 WGRD Grand Rap.. Mich. I000d
1000d KAMO Rogers. AR 1000d FYL long Prairie. MN 1000 KLFD Litchfield. Minn. 500d
WLOP Jesup, Ga. 5000 KGER Long Beach. Calif. 5000 KEEY Minneapolis -
WFDR Manchester, Ga. KRWB Roseau, Minn. 1000
I000d KCEY Turlock, Calif. 5000 St. Paul MN 1000r WDSK Cleveland, Miss. 1000d
WLOV Washington, Ga. 1000d KFML Denver, Colo. 5000d WHLB VIrgInia, Minn
WPRC Lincoln, III. 1000 WBKN Newton. Miss. 500d
1000d WAPR Avon Park, Fla. 1000d WBIP Bonneville, Miss. 1000 KNOP North Platte, Neb. 1000
WTTS Bloomington, Ind. 5000 WAKA Gainesville FL 5000d WMBC Columbus. Miss. 1000 WHTG Eatontown, N.J. 500d
WLTH Gary. Ind. 1000d WISK Americus, Ga. WNAG Grenada. Miss.
KDTH Dubuque. Iowa 5000d 1000 WDOE Dunkirk. N.Y. 1000
KGNO Dodge City, Kans.
5000 WTNL Reidsville GA 500d WFOR Hattlesburg. Miss. 1000 WELM Elmira. N.Y. 1000
5000 WVON Chicago, IL 5000 WIGS Jackson. Miss. WOTT Watertown NY
KIKS Iola KS 1000 5000r
WABD Ft. Campbell, Ky. WrIW Fairfield, IL 1000d KFRU Columbia. Mo. 1000 WEGO Concord, N.C. 1000d
500d WJCD Seymour. Ind. 1000d 111 F Festus. My. 1000 WSRC Durham, N.C. 1000d
WGOH Grayson, Ky. 5000d KCLN Clinton, Iowa 1000d KSIM Sikeston, Mo. 1000 WVCB Shallotte. N.C. 5000
WTKY Tompkinsville. Ky. I000d KCBC Des Moines, Iowa 1000 WING Dayton. Ohio 5000
KAPB Marksville, La. I000d KNCK Concordia, Kans. 5000
KITS Springfield, Mo. 1000
KLSC Portland, OR 5000d
WDEA Ellsworth, Me. 3000 WANY Albany. Ky. KOKO Ueer Lodge, Mont. 10110
WMHI Braddocks Hts., Md. 500d 1000d
KAtirl latentlive. MOIR. WISH Lansford, Pa. 5000d
WZYQ Frederick. MD
WKIC Hazard, Ky. 5000d
KARR Great rails, Mont.
11)00
KQV Pittsburgh, Pa. 5000
WKIK Leonardtown, MD KFRA Franklin, La. 500d
KBRel Ainswortn, Neb.
11100
WPCC Clinton. S.C. I000d
1000 WEGP Presque Isle. ME 5000 1000
WYMB Manning. S.C. 1000d
WWAM Cadillac MI 5000 KJPW Waynesboro, MO 1000d
I<COW Affiance, Near. 11100
WCMT Martin, Tenn. 1000d
WGHN Grand Haven. Mich. 300 WCAT Orange, Mass. 1000d
KL1N Lincoln. Neb. !UN KBUD Athens, Tex. 1000d
KSUM Fairmont. MN 1000d WPLM Plymouth. Mass. KBMI Henderson NV I000r
KDAN Minneapolis - 5000 KWNA Winnemucca, NV 1000
KBAN Bowie, Tex. 5000
St. Paul MN WCER Charlotte. Mich. 5000d
WBRL Berlin NH iooOr KJCH Cleveland, TX 500
5000d KAOH Duluth MN 500d KXIT Dalhart. Tex. 500d
WMGO Canton, Miss. I000d KRFO Owatonna. Minn. 500d
WTSL Hanover, N.H. 1000
K KYR Marshall, TX
KWRT Boonville, Mo. 1000d WROA Gulfport-Biloxl, MS 5000 WLTN Littleton, N.H. 1000
KRIG Odessa. Tex. 1000
KCRV Caruthersville, Mo. 1000d WINK Meridian, MS 5000d KTRC Santa Fe. N.M. 1000
KBAL San Saba, Tex. 500d
KXLF Butte. Mont. 5000 K1PW Waynesboro, Mo. 1000d
KCHS Truth or Consequences. KNAL Victoria. Tex. 500
KAWL York, Nebr. 500d KENN Farmington. N.Mex. 5000 New Mexico 250 WI K I Chester. Va.
WFEA Manchester. N.H. KTNM Tucumcari, N.M. 000 5000d
5000 KHOB Hobbs. N.Mex. 5000d WRIS Roanoke, Va. 50000
WELV Ellenville, N.Y. 500d WEOK Poughkeepsie. N.Y. 5000 WOND Pleasantville. N.J. 000
WfiCW South Charleston. WV
WALK Patchogue, N.Y. 500d WRIV Riverhead. N.Y. I000d WABY Albany. N.Y. 000
WSAY Rochester, N.Y. 5000 WYSL Buffalo, N.Y. 000 WIZM La Crosse, WI 3000
WLTC Gastonia. N.C. WFBL Syracuse, N.Y. 5000 WSLB Ogdensburg, N.Y. 000 KWYO Sheridan, Wyo. 1000
5000d WEED Rocky Mount NC 5000r
WTAB Tabor City, N.C. 5000d WADA Shelby. N.C. 1000
WBMA Beaufort, N.C. 000
K F1 M Grand Forks, N.D.
WSPD Toledo, Ohlo
1000d WJRM Troy. N.C. 1000d
WGBG Greensboro, N.C.
WSHB Raeford. N.C.
000
000
1420-211.1
5000 KLPM Minot. N.Dak.
KVYL Holdenville, Okta. 500d
5000 WSIC Statesville, N.C. 000 WACT Tuscaloosa AL 5000d
KAST Astoria. Oreg. WTOO Bellefrintaine. Ohio 500 WLSE Wallace, N.C. KTAN Sierra Vista AZ I000r
1000 W M PO M Iddlenort
KFIR Sweet Home, Ore. 1000d WHCC Waynesville. N.C. 000000
KXOW Hot Springs AR 5000d
WWCB Corey. PA Pomeroy, 0. 500110 WSMY Weldon, N.C. 00 KPOC Pocahontas AR 10000
1000d WFMJ Youngstown, Ohlo
WPAZ Pottstown, Pa. I000d
5000 I(EYJ Jamestown, N.Dak. 000 KSTN Stockton, Calif. 3000
WKMC Roaring Spring, Pa. I000d KCRC Enid, Okla. 100 0 WMAN Mansfield, Ohlo 00 WLIS Old Saybrook, Cann. 500d
WIVV Vieques. P.R. KSLM Salem, Oreg. 500 0 WPAY Portsmouth, Ohio WBRD Bradenton, FL 1000
5000 WLAN Lancaster, Pa. 0000
WKFD Wickford, R.I. 500d
500 0 KWON Bartlesville. Okla. 000 WDBF Delray Beach. Fla. 5000d
WDEF Chattanooga. Tenn. 5000 WRSC State College. Pa. 1000 KTMC McAlester. Okla. 000 WAOC St. Augustine, Fla. 10000
KSUM Fairmont. Tenn. 1000
WISA Isabella. P.R. 100 0 KNOR Norman, Okla. 000 WAVO Avondale Estates, Ga. 1000d
WDXE Lawrenceburg, Tenn. 1000d WHPB Belton. S.C. 1000
KNND Cottage Grove, Oreg. 000 WRBL Columbus, Ga. 5000
WRGS Rogersville, Tenn. WCSC Charleston. S.C. 500 0 (JOY John Day, Ore. 000 WPEH Louisville, Ga. 1000d
1000d KJAM Madison, S.D. 500
KOKE Austin, Tex. 1000d WEST Easton, Pa. 000 WLET Toccoa, Ga. 5000d
KFRO Longview, Tex. 1000
WYXI Athens, Tenn 500d WJET Erie, Pa. 000 KCCN Honolulu, Hawaii 5000
KPOS Post, Tex. WTJS Jackson. Tenn. 5000 WFEC Harrisburg, Pa. WINI MurphYsboro, III. 5000
I000d WMCT Mountain City. Tenn. 500d 000
(SOP Salt Lake City. Utah 1000d WWSF Loretto, PA 000 WIMS Michigan City, Ind. 5000
KULP El Campo. Tex. 5000 WICBI St. Marys, Pa. 000 WOC Davenport, Iowa 6000
WEITN Bennington, Vt. I000d KBEC Waxahachie. Tex. 500d KJCK Junction City, Kans. 1000d
WHEE Martinsville, Va. 5000d KBLW Logan UT 1000r
WICK Scranton, Pa. 000
WJWS South Hill, Va. WRAK Williamsport. Pa. 000 KULY Ulysses, Kan. 1000
5000d WEAM Arlington. Va. 5000 WVOZ Carolina, P.R. 500 WCTR Ashland, Ky. 5000d
KPOR Quincy, Wash. 1000d WWOD Lynchburg. Va. 500Q WHBN Harrodsburg, Ky.
WEIF Moundsvtlie, WV 5000d WKLP Keyser, W.Va. 1000o
WCOS Columbia. S.C. 00 1000d
WCCN Neillsville, In. WGTN Georgetown, S.C. 000 WVJS Owensboro. Ky. 5000
5000d KPBO Yakima, WA WKDY Spartanburg. SC 000 KPEL Lafayette, La. 1000
KVWO Cheyenne, Wyo. I000d WBSM New Bedford, Mass. 5000
(BIM Lemmon, S.D. 000
1380-217.3 1400-214.2 WJZM Clarksville, Tenn,
WHUB Cookeville, Tenn.
000
000
WBEC Pittsfield, Mass.
WAMM Flint, Mich.
1000
500d
WMSL Decatur AL 1000r WLSB Copperhill, Tenn. 000 WKPR Kalamazoo, Mlek. 1000d
WRAB Arab. AL 1000d WXAL Demopolis, AL 1000r WKPT Kingsport, Tenn. 000 KTOE Mankato, Minn. 5000
WGYV Greenville AL I000d WILD Fairfield AL 1000d WGAP Maryville, Tenn. 000 WSUH Oxford. Miss. I000d
WVSA Vernon AL 1000d WFPA Fort Payne, AL 1000r WHAL Shelbyville, Tenn. 000 WQBC Vicksburg, Miss. 1000
K ZU L Parker AZ 2500d WJHO Opelika AL 1000r KRUN Ballinger, Tex. WIGG Wiggins, Miss. 1000d
KATO Safford, Ariz. 000
5000 KSEW Sitka, Alaska 1000 IC BYG Big Spring, Tex. 000 KBTN Neosho, Mo. 500d
KDXE N. Little Rock, AR 1000d KCLF Clifton, Ariz. 250 KUNO Corpus Christi. Tex. 000 1(000 Omaha, Nebr. 10000
KKZZ Lancaster CA 1000d KXIV Phoenix AZ 1000r KILE Galveston TX 1000 WASR Wolfeboro, N.H. 1000d
KGMS Sacramento, Calif. 1000 KTUC Tucson AZ 250 KGVL Greenville. Tex. KSYX Santa Rosa. N.Mex. 10000
KTOM Salinas, Cal. 1000
5000 KVOY Yuma AZ 1000r KEBE Jacksonville. Tex. 000 WALY Herkimer, N.Y. 1000d
KFLI Walscriburg, Colo. 1000d KELD El Dorado AR 000r K1UN Pecos. Tex. 000 WACK Newark. N.Y. 500d
WOWW Naugatuck, Conn. 5000 KCLA Pine Bluff AR 1000r KEYE Perryton, Tex. 000 WLNA Peekskill, N.Y. 1000d
WAMS Wilmington, Del. 5000 KWYN Wynne. AR 000r KVOP Plainview, Tex. 000 WMYN Mayorlan, N.C. 5111.10
WLIZ Lake Worth. Fla. 1000d K RE Berkeley. CA 000r KDWT Stamford. Tex. 000 WGAS S. Gastonia. N.C. 500d
WDAT Ormond Beach FL 1000 KREO Indio. CA 000r ITEM Temple, Tex. 000 WVOT Wilson, N.C. 1000
WLCY St. Petersburg. Fla. 5000 KQMS Redding CA 000r KTFS Texarkana, Tex. 000 WHK Cleveland. nal. 5000
WAOK Atlanta, Ga. 5000 KSLY San Luis Obispo. CA 000r KVOU Uvalde, TX 000 KTIS Hobart, Okla. 1000d
WSIZ Ocilla, Ga. 5000d KAAP Santa Paula. CA 1000r KFTN Provo. UT KYNO Coos Bay, Oreg. 10000
(P01 Honolulu, Hawaii 5000 KTRT Truckee, CA 000r WDOT Burlington, Vt. 000 WC01 Coatesville, Pa. 5000
WBEL So. Beloit, 111. 5000 KUKI Ukiah, CA 000r WELK Charlottesville, Va. 000 WCED DuBois, Pa. 5000
W MEE Ft. Wayne IN 5000 KONG Visalia, CA 000r WHHV Hillsville, Va. WEUC Ponce, P.R. 1000
KC1M Carroll, Iowa 1000 000
IC RLN Canon City. Colo. 250 WPCE Portsmouth, VA 1000r WCRE Cheraw, S.C. 10000
KCII Washington, Iowa 500d KDTA Delta. Colo. 1000 WHLF So. Boston, Va. 1000 KABR Aberdeen, S.D. 10000
KUDL Fairway, Kan. 5000 K FTM Ft. Morgan. Colo. 250 WINC Winchester. Va. 1000 WEMB Erwin, Tenn. 5000d
WMTA Central City, Ky. 500d KBZZ La Junta. Colo. 1000 KEDO Longview. Wash. 1000 WKSR Pulaski, Tenn. 1000
WW KY Winchester. Ky. 1000d KPAG Pagosa Springs. CO 1000r KRSC Othello, Wash. KFYN Bonham, Tex. 250d
WYNK Baton Rouge, La. 1000
500d WSTC Stamford. Conn. ION KTNT Tacoma, Wash. 1000 KLFB Lubbock, Tex. 500d
W (Ti Farmington, Me. 1000d WILI Willimantic. Conn. 1000 WROY Clarksburg, WV 000r KLUF Lufkin, Tex. 1000
WPH M Port Huron, Mich. 5000 WFTL Ft. Lauderdale. Fla. 1000 WRON Ronceverte, WV KGNB New Braunfels, Tex. 1000d
WPLB Greenville. Mich. 1000
000r
KLIZ Brainerd, Minn. WPRY Perry. FL 1000r WVRC Spencer, WV 000r KPEP San Angelo, Tex. 1000d
5000 WIRA Ft. Pierce. Fla. 1000 WKWK Wheeling WV WWSR St. Albans. Vt. 1000d
KAGE Winona, Minn. 1000 000r
WDLT Indianola. Miss. WNUE Ft. Walton Beach. Fla. 1000 WBTH Williamson, WV 000r WKYY Amherst. VA 1000d
500d WERD Jacksonville FL 1000 WATW Ashland. WI WDDY Gloucester, Va. I000d
KW K St. Louis, Mo. 5000 000r
KUVR Holdredge. Neb. WTRR Sanford. Fla. 1000 WBIZ Eau Claire, WI 000r WKCW Warrenton. Va. 5000d
500d WPAS Zenhyrhllla. Fla. 1000 WDUZ Green Bay. WI K ITI ChehalisCentralla.
WBBX Portsmouth, N.H. 1000 000r
WVIN Bath, NY WULF Alma. Ge. 1000 WRJN Racine, WI 000r Wash. mond
500d wqr,r, Elberton. GA InnOr WRDB Reedsburg, WI KUJ Walla Walla, Wash. 5000
WBNX New York. NY. 5000 000r
WKKE Asheville. N.C. WNEX Macon. Ga. 000 WR1G Wausau, WI 000r WPLY Plymouth, WIs. 500d
5000 WCOH Newnan, Ga. 000 KATI Casper, WY
WGSE New Bern NC 5000 000r
WSGA Savannah. Ga. KODI Cody. WY
WTOB Winston-Salem, N.C. 5000 IC ART Jerome. Ida.
000
1100
000r 1430-209.7
WLRO Lorain. OH KRPL Moscow. Ida. 000 WRMG Red Bay AL
WPKO Waverly, OH
KSWO Lawton, Okla.
1000d
1000
KIGO St. Anthony ID 000 1410-212.6 WFHK Pell City AL
10000
1000d
KMUS Muskoaee. Okla. KSPT Sandpoint. Idaho 000 WUNI Mobile AL 5000 KHBM Monticello AR 1000d
1000 WOWS Champaign. III.
KBCH Lincoln City OR 1000d
ono WPXC Prattville Al. ' 5000r KAMP El Centre, Calif. 1000d
KSRV Ontario, OR WG1L Galesburg. 111. oon WZZA Tuscumbia, AL 5000 KARM Fresno, Calif. 5000
5000r WROZ Evansville. Ind. 000 KTUS Fort Smite AK
WACB Kittanning, Pa. 000d WRAT Marion. Ind. 000
10000 KALI San Gabriel, Cal. 5000
WMLP Milton, Pa. 000d KERN Bakersfield, Calif. 1000 KJAY Sacramento, Calif. 500d
KCOG Centerville. Ia. 500 KRML Carmel, Calif. 500d KEGL Santa Clara, Cal.
WAYZ Waynesboro, Pa. 000d KVFD Fort Dodge. Iowa 1000
WNRI Woonsocket, R.I. 000d
000 KKOK Lompoc, Calif. 500d KOSI Aurora, Colo. 5000
WAGS Bishopville. S.C. KVOE Emporia. Kans. 000 KMYC Marysville, Calif. 5000 WQDI Homestead, FL 500d
000d KAYS Hays. Kans. 000
WGUS N. Augusta, S.C. 000d KCAL Redlands CA 5000r WQPD Lakeland FL 5000r
KOTA Rapid City, S.Dak. WCYN Cynthiana. KY. 500 KCOL Ft. Collins. Colo. 1000 WPCF Panama City, Fla. 5000
500d WIFL Elizabethtown. Ky. 000
KFCB Redfield. SD 500d WPOP Hartford, Conn. 5000 WGFS Covington, Ga. I000d
WYSH Clinton, TN WFTG London. Ky. 250 WDOV Dover. Del. 5000 WRCD Dalton, Ga. 1000d
1000d WFPR Hammond. La.
WIZO Franklin, TN 5000d
000 WMYR Fort Myers, Fla. 5000 WWGS Tifton, Ga. 5000
KAOK Lake Charles. Let. 11110
WZST Leesburg, Fla. 1000d WVVX Highland Park -
WTNN Millington. TN 500d KWLA Many. LA 1000r WONS Tallahassee, Fla. 5000d
KJET Beaumont. TX 1000d WRDO Augusta. Maine Deerfield. IL
KBWD Brownwood. TX 1000d
000 WGRI Griffin, Ga. 1000d WCMY Ottawa, 111. 500d
WIDE Biddeford. Maine 000 WDAX McRae GA 1000 WIRE Indianapolis, Ind.
KTSM El Paso, TX 5000r WMCS Machias. Me. 000 WLAQ Rome. GA 5000
K MU L Muleshoe, TX 1000d WWIN Baltimore. Md. 1000 KASI Ames, Iowa 10000
KBOP Pleasanton. TX 1000d WALE Fall River. Mass.
000
fffit)
WRMN Elgin, Ill. 1000d KOYY El Dorado, KS 500d
WSYB Rutland, VT 5000r WLLH Lowell. Mass. WTIM Taylorville, III. 10000 WLCB Buffalo, KY 500d
WLRV Lebanon. VA 500d WHMP Northampton. Mass. 00000
000 WAZY Lafayette, Ind. 1000d KMRC Morgan City, La. 500d
WTVR Richmond. Va. 5000 WKNR Battle Creek MI KGRN Grinnell, Iowa 500d WNAV Annapolis, Md. 5000
K PKG Everett. WA 5000 WIBL Detroit. Mich. KLEM LeMars, Iowa 10000 WTTT Amherst. Mass. 5000d
000 KCLO Leavenworth, Kans. 5000d WWEL Medford MA
KEZE Spokane, WA 5000d WHDF Houghton. MI 000 KWBB Wichita, Kans.
5000d
WMTD Hinton. W.Va. 5000 WION Ionia, Mich. 5000d
1000d WGON Munising MI 1000r WLBJ Bowling Green. Ky. 5000 WBRB Mt. Clemens, Mich. 500d
WSAM Saginaw. Mich. 1000 WHLN Harlan. Ky. 50000 WLAU Laurel. Miss. 5000d
1390-215.7 WSIM St. Joseph. Mich. 1000
WTCM Traverse City. Mleh. 1000
KDBS Alexandria, La. 1000d KSOA Ava, Mo. 5000
WHAG Halfway, Md. 10000 KAOL Carrollton. Mo. 500d

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
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WIL St. Louis, Mo. 5000 W B H F Cartersville, Ga. 1000 KFIZ Fond du Lac, WI 1000r WTZE Tazewell, VA 2500d
K RG I Grand Island, Nebr. 5000 WCON Cornelia, Ga. 250 W D LB Marshfield, Wi 1000r KELA Centralia -Chehalis,
WNJR Newark, N.J. 5000 WKEU Griffin. Ga. 1000 W RCO Richland Center, WI 1000r Wash. 5000d
K KAT Roswell. N.M. 5000 WMVG Milledgeville, Ga. 1000 KBBS Buffalo WY 1000r KSEM Moses Lake, Wash. 5000
WENE Endicott, N.Y. 5000 WQQT Savannah GA 1000r KVOW Riverton, WY 1000r I<APS Mount Vernon. Wash. 500d
WMNS Morganton. N.C. 5000d WVLD Valdosta, Ga. 1000 WWHY Huntington, W.Va. 5000d
WDJS Mt. Olive, N.C. 1000d '<VS! Montpelier. Ida. 1000
1460-205.4 WBKV West Bend, Wls. 1000d
WRXO Roxboro. N.C. 1000d KYET Payette, Idaho 250
l(TYN Minot, N.D. 5000d KEEP Twin Falls. Idaho 1000 W FM H Cullman, AL 5000r 1480-202.6
W FOB Fostoria, Ohio 1000 Wial Kewanee, III. 500 WPNX Phenix City, AL 5000r
WCLT Newark, Ohio 500d WCVS Springfield, III. 1000 KZOT Marianna, AR 500d WARI Abbebllle, AL 1000d
KALV Alva. Okla. 500 WLYV Ft. Wayne, Ind. 500 KCCL Paris, AR 500d WBTS Bridgeport, AL 1000d
KELI Tulsa, Okla. 5000 WXVW Jeffersonville, Ind. 1000 KTYM Inglewood, CA 5000d WLPH Irondale, AL 5000d
KGAY Salem. Oreg. 5000d WASK Lafayette. Ind. 1000 KDON Salinas. CA 5000 WABB Mobile AL 5000
WVAM Altoona, Pa. 5000 WAOV Vincennes, Ind. 1000 KVRE Santa Rosa, CA I000d KPHX Phoenix, AZ 1000d
WNEL Caguas, P.R. 5000 KLWW Cedar Rapids. la. 250 KYSN Colorado Springs, CO 1000r KTHS Berryville, AR 1000
WBLR Batesburg, S.C. 5000d KYET Payette, Ida. 250 WBAR Bartow, FL 1000d KWUN Concord, Calif. 500d
WATP Marion, S.C. I000d KWBW Hutchinson, Kans. 000 WZEP DeFuniak Springs, KRED Eureka CA 5000r
WBUG Ridgeland, S.C. 1000d WTCO Campbellsville, Ky. 000 FL 1000d KYOS Merced, Calif. 5000
KBRK Brookings, S.Dak. 1000d WWXL Manchester, Ky. 000 WPDQ Jacksonville, FL 5000 KW IZ Santa Ana. CA 5000r
WJBE Knoxville. Tenn. I000d WPAD Paducah, Ky. 000 WDYX Buford, GA 5000d KSEE Santa Maria, Calif. 1000
WEND Madison, Tenn. 5000 WLKS W. Liberty, Ky. 000 WPNX Columbus, GA 5000r KPUB Pueblo, Colo. 1000d
WWEE Memphis, TN 1000d KSIG Crowley, La. 000 WROY Carmi, IL 1000d WKND Windsor. Conn. 500d
KSTB Breckenridge. Tex. 1000d K HOC Natchitoches, La. 000 WIXN Dixon, IL I000d WAPG Arcadia FL 1000d
KEES Gladewater, Tex. 1000d WNPS New Orleans. La. 000 WRTL Rantoul, IL 500d WGNE Panama City Beach,
I<COH Houston, Tex. 1000d WLI(N Lincoln, Me. 000 WKAM Goshen, IN I000r Fla. 500d
KLO Ogden, Utah 5000 WRI(D Rockland, ME I000r WOCH North Vernon, IN 1000d WVCF Windermere, Fla. I000d
1<DXU St. George, Utah 1000 WKTP South Paris ME 1000r KSO Des Moines. IA 5000 WYZE Atlanta, Oa. 5000d
WIVE Ashland, Va. 1000d WTBO Cumberland. Mel. 1000 KKOY Chanute, KS 1000d WRDW Augusta, Ga. 5000
WKEX Blacksburg, Va. 1000d WTHU Thurmont, Md. 500 WRVK Mt. Vernon, KY 500d KOFE St. Manes ID 1000r
WDIC Clineho. Va. 10000 WMAS Springfield, Mass. 1000 WXOK Baton Rouge, LA 5000r WGSB Geneva III. 1000
KBRC Mt. Vernon, Wash. 5000 WATZ Alpena Township, K BSF Springhill, LA 1000d WJBM Jerseyville, III. 500d
WEIR Weirton, W.Va. 1000 Michigan 1000 WEMD Easton MD moor WTHI Terre Haute. Ind. 5000
WREV Beaver Dam, WI 1000d WHTC Holland. Mich. 1000 WBET Brockton, Mass. 5000 WRSW Warsaw IN 1000r
WRDN Durand, WI 1000d WMIQ Iron Mtn., Mich. 250 WBRN Big Rapids, Mich. I000d KLEE Ottumwa. Iowa 5000
WIBM Jackson, Mich. HMO WPON Pontiac, Mich. 1000 KBEA Mission, Kan. 1000
WKLA Ludington. Mich. 1000 KDWA Hastings, Minn.
1440-208.2 WNBY Newberry. Mich. 1000 KDMA Montevideo. Minn.
1000d
1000
KLEO Wichita, Kans.
W KOA Hopkinsville, Ky.
5000
1000d
WHHY Montgomery, AL 5000r WHLS Port Huron. Mich. 1000 WELZ Belzoni. Miss. 1000d WNKY Neon. Ky. 1000d
KDOT Scottsdale, AZ 5000d KATE Albert Lea. MN 1000 WK KY Moss Point, MS WTLO Somerset. Ky. 1000d
KHOG Fayetteville AR 1000d KBUN Pemidji. MN 000r 1(1 RL St. Charles, Mo. 5000d KCKW Jena, La. 500d
KOKY Little Rock AR 5000d KRMW Breckenridge, MN 000r KRNY Kearney, Nebr. 5000d KANV Jonesville, La. 500d
KVON Napa, Cal. 5000 WELY Ely. MN 000r KENO Las Vegas NV 5000r KJOE Shreveport. La. 1000d
KPRO Riverside, Calif. 1000 KCLD St. Cloud MN 000r WJJZ Mt. Holly, N.J. 5000d WSAR Fall River, Mass. 5000
KUHL Santa Maria, Cal. 1000 WROX Clarksdale, MS 000r WOKO Albany, N.Y. 5000 WMAX Grand Rapids. Mich. 50000
WBIS Bristol, Conn. 500d WCJU Columbia, MS 000r WVOX New Rochelle, N.Y. 500d WIOS Tawas City -E. Tawas,
W AY 1( Lehigh Acres. Fla. 5000 WJXN Jackson. MS 000r WHEC Rochester, N.Y. 5000 Mich. I000d
WNBE Winter Park, FL 5000 WOIC Meridian. MS 000r WA KS FuquayVarina, WSDS Ypsilanti. Mich. 500d
WWCC Bremen, Ga. 1000d W MAT Natchez. MS 000r N.C. 1000d KAU8 Austin, Miss. 1000
WGIG Brunswick, Ga. 5000 WROB West Point, MS 000r WRKB Kannapolls. N.C. 500d KEHG Foaston. Minn. 5000d
WVMG Cochran GA 1000d KFTW Fredericktown, Mx. WM M H Marshall, N.C. 500d WECP Carthage. MS 250d
WRAJ Anna, IL 500d WMBH Joplin, Mo. 0
WBNS Columbus, Ohio 5000 KPIA Ironton, MO 50000
WAKC Normal, IL 1000r K I RX Kirksville, Mo. 000 WPVL Painesville, OH I000r KORO Sedalia, Mo. 1000
WPRS Paris, IL 1000d KOKO Warrensburg, Mo. 00 KROW Dallas, Oreg. 5000d KOCX Sidney, Mont. 5000
WGEM Quincy, 111. 5000 l<WPM West Plains, Mo. 000 KELR El Reno. Okla. 500d KLMS Lincoln, Nebr. 1000
WROK Rockford, Ili. 5000 1<XXL Bozeman. Mont. 000 WMBA Ambridge, Pa. 500d KWEW Hobbs, N.Mex. 5000
WPGW Portland, IN 500d KUD1 Great Falls. Mont. GOO WOMB Harrisburg, Pa. 5000 WLEA Hornell, N.Y. 1000d
KOBE Cherokee, Iowa 500d KGMY Missoula. Mont. 00 WCID Juncos PR 500 Will New York, NY
KEW! Topeka, KS 5000r K RBN Red Lodge, Mont. 0000 WFBA San Sebastian, P.R. 500 WADR Remaen, N.Y. 5000d
WCDS Glasgbw, Ky. 1000d KVCI( Wolf Point. Mont. 000 WDOG Allendale, S.C. 1000d WWKO Fair Bluff. N.C. 1000d
WBGR Paris KY I000d I(WBE Beatrice, Neb. 000 WBCU Union, S.C. 1000 WAME Charlotte, N.C. 5000
WEll Williamsburg, KY 1000d KONE Reno, Nev. 000 WJAX Jackson, Tenn. 1000d WYRN Louisburg. N.C. 500d
KMLB Monroe, LA 5000r WKXL Concord, N.H. 000 WEEN Lafayette. Tenn. 1000d WMS.1 Sylva, N.C. 5000d
Westbrook W FPG Atlantic City, N.J. KBRZ Freeport. Tex. WYDK Yadkinville, N.0 1000d
ME 5000d WCTC New Brunswick, N.J. 000 KRME Hondo. Tex. 500d WHBC Canton. Ohio 5000
WAAB Worcester, MA 5000 KRZY Albuquerque, N.M. 000 KLLL Lubbock. Tex. 1000d WCIN Cincinnati. Ohio 5000
WBCM Bay City, MI 1000r I(LMX Clayton, N.Mex. 000 WACO Waco. Tex. 1000 WTRA Latrobe, Pa. 500d
WDOW Dowagiac, MI 1000d KOBE Las Cruces, N.M. 000 WPRW Manassas, VA 5000 WDAS Philadelphia, Pa. 5000
WCHB Inkster, MI 1000r KENM Portales, N.Mex. 000 WRAD Radford, Va. 5000 WISL Shamokin, Pa. 1000
KQRS Golden Valley. MN 5000r WCLI Corning. N.Y. 000 KILO Kirkland. WA 5000d WSHP Shippensburg, Pa. 500d
WRBE Lucedale MS 5000d WWSC Glens Falls NY 1000r K MW X Yakima, Wash. 5000 WNEL Caguas, P.R. 5000
WSEL Pontotoc, MS 1000d WHDL Olean. N.r. 000 WBUC Buckhannon, W.Va. 5000d WMDD Fajardo, P.R. 5000
WMVB Millville, N.J. 1000d WKIP Poughkeepsie. N.Y. 000 WRKR Racine, Wi 500d KSDR Waterton, S.D. 1000d
WNYG Babylon NY WKAL Rome, N.Y. 000 WTMB Tomah WI 1000d WJFC Jefferson City, Tenn. 500d
WJJL Niagara Falls, NY 1000d WATA Boone, N.C. 000 WMQM Memphis, Tenn. 5000d
WSGO Oswego. N.Y. WGNC Gastonia, N.C. WILE Smithvllle. Tenn. 1000d
1000d
WBLA Elizabethtown, N.C. 1000d WIZS Henderson. N.C.
000
000 1470-204.0 WAAN Waynesboro TN 1000d
WBUY Lexington, N.C. 5000 W H KP Hendersinvi lie, N.C. 000 WBLO Evergreen AL 100 Od KBOX Dallas, Tex. 5000
KKXL Grand Forks ND 1000 WHIT New Bern, N.C. 000 KAZM Sedona, AZ 50 00d KLVL Pasadena, Tex. 1000
WHHH Warren. Ohio 5000 WEBS Spring Lake, N.C. 000 KDEW DeWitt, AR 5 00d KAPE San Antonio. Tex. 500d
KMED Medford. Oreg. 5000 KGCA Rugby, N.D. 000 KUTY Palmdale, Cal. 50 00d KONI Spanish Fork, Utah 1000d
KODL The Dallas, OR 100D WIER Dover -New Philadelphia. KNDE Sacramento. Calif. 5 000 WCFR Springfield, Vt. 5000d
WCDL Carbondale, Pa. 5000d Ohio 000 KSIR Estes Park, CO 50 Od WBBL Richmond, Va. 5000
WNPV Lansdale, Pa. 500d WMOH Hamilton. Ohio 000 WMMW Meriden, Conn. 10 00d WLEE Richmond. Va. 5000
WGCB Red Lion, Pa. 10000 WLEC Sandusky. Ohio 000 WDCL Dunedin, FL 50 WBLU Salem, Va. 5000d
WQOK Greenville. S.C. 5000 KWHW Altus, Okla. 000 WRBD Pompano Beach, Fla. 50 God KVAN Vancouver. Wash. 1000d
WKHJ Holly Hill SC 1000d KG F F Shawnee, Okla. 000 WCWR Tarpon Springs FL 500 Od WISM Madison, Wis. 5000
WZYX Cowan, Tenn. 1000d KSIW Woodward. Okla. 000 WBIT Adel, Ga. 10 000 KRAE Cheyenne, Wyo. I000d
WH D M Mc Kenzie, Tenn. 500d KEED Eugene, Ore. 000 WCLA Claxton, Ga. 1 000
KPU R Amarillo. Tex. 5000 KFLS Klamath Falls OR 1000r WRGA Rome, Ga. 5 000 1490-201.2
KEYS Corpus Christi, Tex. 1000 KLBM La Grande. Oreg. 000 WMPP Chicago Heights, IL 10 00d
KDNT Denton. Tex. 50001000 KBPS Portland, Ore. 000 WMBD Peoria, III. 5000 WANA Anniston AL 250
KGVL Greenville, Tex. WWGO Erie, Pa. 000 WHUT Anderson. Ind. I000d WAIF Decatur AL 1000r
KETX Livingston, Tex. 5000d WFRA Franklin, Pa. 000 KWSL Sioux City. IA 5000 WHLD Lanett AL
WHBB Selma AL
our
WKLY Blackstone, Va. 5000d WDAD Indiana. Pa. 000 KWAY Waverly, Iowa 1000d 1000r
WOHN Herndon, Va. 1000d WPAM Pottsville. Pa. 000 KARE Atchison, Kans. 1000 KCUZ Clifton AZ 1000r
KXXR Spokane, WA 5000d WMPT S. Williamsport, Pa. 000 KLIB Liberal. Kane. I000d KYCA Prescott AZ 1000r
WHIS Bluefield, W.Va. 5000 WMAJ State College. Pa. 000 WSAC Fort Knox, Ky. 1000d KAIR Tucson, AZ 1000r
WAJR Morgantown. W.Va. 5000 WJPA Washington. Pa. 000 WFSR Garlan, KY 1000d KXAR Hope AR 1000r
WN FL Green Bay. Wis. 5000 P roam, P.R. 000 W BFC Stanton KY 500 KDRS Paragould AR 1000r
WKRI West Warwick RI 1000d KTDL Farmersville, La. 1000d KOTN Pine Bluff AR 1000r
WQSN Charleston. S.C. 000 KARV Russellville AR I000r
1450-206.8 WCRS Greenwood SC loom.
KLCL Lake Charles, LA
WLAM Lewiston, Maine
5000
5000 KWAC Bakersfield CA 000r
WONG Anniston AL 1000r WMYB Myrtle Beach. S.C. 000 WJDY Salisbury, Md. 5000d KICO Calexico, CA 000r
WYAM Beesemer AL I000r WHSC Hartsville, S.C, 000 WTTR Westminster, Md. 1000d KRKC Ging City, CA 000r
WDIG Dothan AL 1000r KBFS Belle Fourche, S.Dak. 000 WSRO Marlboro, MA 1000d KTOB Petaluma, CA 000r
WFIX Huntsville AL 1000r KYNT Yankton, S.D. 000 WNBP Newburyport, Mass. 500d KBLF Red Bluff, CA 000r
WLAY Muscle Shoals AL 1000r WLAR Athens Tenn 000 WKMF Flint, Mich. 5000 KDB Santa Barbara CA 000r
KLAM Cordova AK 250 WMOC Chattanooga, Tenn. 000 WYYY Kalamazoo, Mlch. 500d KOWL S. Lake Tahoe. CA 000r
KAWT Douglas AZ 1000r WDSG Dyersburg, Tenn. 000 KANO Anoka. Minn. 1000d KSYC Yreka CA 000r
KNOT Prescott AZ moor WSMG Greeneville, Tenn. 1000 WCH.1 Brookhaven, Miss, 1000d KBOL Boulder, Colo. 1000
KVSL Show Low AZ 1000r WLAF LaFollette, Tenn. 000 WNAU New Albany, Miss. 500 KGUC Gunnison. CO 1000
KOPO Tucson, AZ 1000r WGNS Murfreesboro, Tenn. 000 KGHM Brookfield. Mo. 500d KIIQ Manitou Springs, CO 500
KENA Mena AR I000r KAYC Beaumont, Tex. 1000 Malden, Mo. I000d WGCH Greenwich, Conn. 1000
KJWH Camuen, Ark. 1000 KBEN Carrizo Springs TX 1000r WTKO Ithaca, NY 500 WTRL Bradenton. Fla. 1000
KYOR Blythe, CA 000r I<CTI Gonzales, Tex. 250 WPDM Potsdam, N.Y. 1000d WETO De Land. Fla. 1000
KAVA Burney. CA 000r KMBL Junction. Tex. WVBS Burgr.w, NC 1000d WKEM Immokalee, Fla. 1000
KOWN Escondido CA 1000r KCYL Lampasas. Tex. 110000 WHIG Greensboro, N.C. 5000 WMBM Miami Beach, Fla. 1000
KPSI Palm Springs, CA 000r KAMY McCamey, Tex. 250 WPNC Plymouth, N.C. 1000d WCKC Milton, FL 1000r
KTIP Porterville, CA 000r KM HT Marshall. Tex. 1000 WTOE Spruce Pine, N.C. 1000d WPXE Starke, Fla. 1000
KEST San Francisco CA 000r KNET Palestine, Tex. 1000 WOHO Toledo, Ohlo 1000 WTTB Vero Beach. Fla. 1000
KVML Sonora, CA 000r I<SNY Snyder. Tex. 1000 KVLH Pools Valley, Okla. 250d WSIR Winter Haven, FL 1000r
KVEN Ventura, CA 000r KURA Moab. Utah 1000 KVIN Vinita, OK 500.1 WMOG Brunswick, Ga. 1000
KOBO Yuba City CA 500r KEYY Provo, UT 1000r KDUN Reedsport, Ore. 5000d Cordele, Ga. 1000
KGIW Alamosa, Colo. 1000 WSNO Barre, Vt. 11000000 WSAN Allentown. Pa. 5000 WSFB Quitman, Ga. 250
KYOU Greeley, Colo. 1000 WTSA Brattleboro. Vt. WFAR Farrell, Pa. 1000 WSNT Sandersville, Ga. 500
WNAB Bridgeport, Conn. 1000 WFTR Front Royal, VA 1000r WWML Portage, Pa. 500d WSYL Sylvania. Ga. 1000
WILM Wilmington. Del. 1000 WENZ Highland Springs. WQXL Columbia, S.C. 5000d KCID Caldwell, Idaho 1000
WOL Washington. D.C. 1000 Va 1000 WINH Georgetown. S.C. 1000d WKRO Cairo IL 1000r
WWJB Brooksville, FL 1000 WREL Lexington. VA 000r WEAG Alcoa. Tenn. 1000d WDAN Danville, III. 1000
WMFJ Daytona Beach, Fla, 1000 WMVA Martinsville, VA 000r WVOL Berry Hill, Tenn. 5000 WESL E. St. Louis IL 1000
WOCN Miami. Fla. 1000 WLPM Suffolk, VA 000r KRBC Abilene, Tex. 5000 WOPA Oak Park, Ill. 1000
WBSR Pensacola. Fla. 1000 KBKW Aberdeen. WA 000r I<DHN Dimmitt, Tex. 500d WZOE Princeton, III. 1000
WSPB Sarasota, Fla. 1000 KCLX Colfax. WA 000r KWRD Henderson, Tex. 500d WKBV Richmond, IN 1000d
WSTU Stuart. Fla. 1000 KONP Port Angeles. WA 250 KCNY San Marcos, Tex. 250d WNDU South Bend. Ind. 1000
WTAL Tallahassee, Fla. , 1000 K UPY Puyallup, WA000r WBTX Broadway- KBUR Burlington Iowa 1000
WGPC Albany, Ga. 1000 WPAR Parkersburg. WV 000r Timberville VA 5000d WDBQ Dubuque, Iowa 1000

46 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fan-Winter 1976


U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.
KBAB Indianola. la. 500 WSEM Donalsonville, Ga. 1000d
KRIB Mason City, la. 000 WDEN Macon, Ga. 1000d 1530-196.1 WSHN Fremont, Mich.
WOK.' Jackson, Miss.
1000d
50000
KKAN Phillipsburg, Kans. 1000 KUMU Honolulu. Hawaii 5000 WAAO Andalucia AL 1000d WSAO Senatobla, Miss. 5000d
KTOP Topeka, Kan. 000 WGEN Genesee IL 250d WHIY Moulton AL moor KGMO Cape Girardeau, Mn. 5000d
WFKY Frankfort, Ky. 000 WPMB Vandalia, ill. 250 KTMN Trumann AR 250d KKJO St. Joseph. Mo. 5000
WKAY Glasgow, Ky. 000 WZBN Zion, Ill. 250d KCAT Pine Bluff, Ark. 250d KLFJ Springfield, MO
WOMI Owensboro, Ky. 500d
000 WBRI Indianapolis. Ind. 5000d KTMN Trumann, Ark. 250d KICS Hastings, Neb. 500d
WSI P Pal ntsvi lie. Ky. 000 WAKE Valparaiso. Ind. 1000d KFBK Sacramento, Calif. 50000 KOBY Reno, Nev.
W I KC Bogalusa. La. 10000d
000 WKXO Berea, KY 250d KRYT Colorado Springs. WCGR Canandaigua, N.Y. 250d
KEUN Eunice, La. 000 KWRG New Roads, La. 1000d Colo. 1000d WKOT Kingston, NY
KJIN Houma. La. 500d
000 WVOC Battle Creek, Mich. 1000d WDJZ Bridgeport, Conn. 10000d WBVM Utica, N.Y. 1000
KRUS Ruston. La. 000 WDEE Detroit MI 50000r WENG Englewood, Fla. 1000 WPXY Greenville. N.C.
WPOR Portland. Maine KSTP St. Paul, Minn. l0Od
WTVL Waterville, Maine
000 50000 WIAD Jacksonville, FL 50000d WYNA Raleigh. N.C. 100d
000 WBFN Quitman, Miss. 1000d WTTI Dalton. Ga. 10000d WTYN Tryon, N.C. 1000d
WARK Hagerstown. Md. 000 KDFN Doniphan, Mo. 1000d WTHO Thomson GA 1000 WPGD Winston-Salem NC
WHAV Haverhill, Mass. W K ER Pompton Lakes, I000d
WMRC Milford: Mass.
000 WKDC Elmhurst, IL KQWB Fargo, N.D. 5000d
000 N.J. 1000d KDSN Denison, Iowa WDLR Delaware, Ohio
WNUS West Springfield, MA 5020d50 500d
WGMF Watkins Glen, N.Y. 250d KNBI Norton, Kan. 1000d KMAD Madill, OK 250d
WABI Adrian. Mich. 000 WLWL Rockingham NC 500 KWLA Many, La. 1000d KREK Sapulpa. Okla.
WTIQ Manistique MI 1000r W KBX Winston-Salem, WPNO Auburn, ME 10000d
500d
WMPX Midland. MI 000 N.C. 10000
WLOA Braddock. Pa. I000d
WCTR Chestertown, MD 250d WTTC Towanda, Pa. 500d
WLRC Whitehall. Mich. 000 WGFT Yougstown, OH WTHM Lapeer, Mich. 5000d
KXRA Alexandria, Minn. 000 WGIC Xenia. 0. WKFE Yauco, P.R. 250
KOZY Grand Rapids, Minn.
500d WYGR Wyoming, MI 500d WBSC Bennetsville, S.C. 10000
000 KOKN Pawhuska, OK 5000d KYMN Northfield. Minn. 1000d KCAN Canyon, Tex. 1000d
KLGR Redwd. Falls, Minn. 000 WMNT Manati, P.R. 250 WJRL Calhoun City. Miss. 250d KWBC Navasota, Tex.
WLOX Biloxi, Miss. 250d
000 WEAC Gaffney. 8. C. 1000d WYAZ Yazoo City, MS 250d WKYE Bristol, Tenn. 1000d
WCLD Cleveland. Miss. 000 WDEB Jamestown, Tenn. 1000d WRPM Poplarville, Miss. 10000d
WHOC Philadelphia. Miss. WPTN Cookeville, Tenn. 250,1
1000 WINE Trenton, Tenn. 250d KSMM Shakopee Minn. 500d WOKI Oak Ridge TN 1000
WTUP Tupelo, Miss. 000 KWFA Merkle, Tex. 250d KPCR Bowling Green, Mo. 1000d WTBP Parsons. Tenn.
WJFL Vicksburg MS 500d
KXTO Sherman, Tex. 1000d KMAM Butler, Mo. 500d WPJD Soddy -Daisy, TN I000d
KDMO Carthage. Mo. 000 KANI Wharton, Tex. 500 WCTR Chestertown, Mo. 1530 KCOM Comanche. Tex.
KTTR Rolla. Mo. 250d
000 KECK Lincoln, Nebr. 5000d KRGO Salt Lake City, UT 10000d
KDRO Sedalia, Mo. I000d WJDM Elizabeth. N.J.
KDBM Dillon. Mont. 000 1510-199.1 WRBX Chapel Hill NC
500d
5000d
WKBA Vintnn, Va. I0000d
WVAB Virginia Bch., Va. 5000d
KLNG Omaha, Nebr. 000 KDKB Mesa, AZ 10000d WOBR Wanehese, N.C. 250d WXVA Charles Town, WV 5000d
WEMJ Laconia, N.H. 000 KSOM Ontario, Cal. 10000 WCKY Cincinnati, Ohlo 50000
WUSS Atlantic City, NJ 1000r
KOQT Bellingham, Wash. 1000d
)(IRV Fresno, Cal. 500d KJEM Wagoner. OK 250d KGAR Vancouver, WA 10,000
KRSN Los Alamos. N.Mex. 000 KTIM San Rafael. Calif. WBCW Jeanette PA
KRTN Raton, N.Mex. 100.0d WMIR Lake Geneva, Wis. 1000d
WCSS Amsterdam, N.Y.
000 KDKO Littleton, Colo. 1000 WHYP North East, Pa. I000d WMAD Madison, Wls. 5000.
000 WNLC New London, Conn. WVFC McConnellsburg PA
WBTA Batavia. N.Y. 500
10000 WEVR River Falls. Wis. 1000d
WKNY Kingston, N.Y. WKAO Boynton Beach FL 1000 WMBT Shenandoah, Pa. 1000d
000 WWBC Cocoa. Fla. 250d WUPR Utuado, P.R. 1000d
WICY Malone. N.Y.
WDLC Port Jervis, N. Y.
000
000
WRGI Marco Island FL 1000 WASC Spartanburg, S.C. I000d 1560-192.3
WOLF Syracuse, N. Y. WINU Highland IL 1000d WJP.1 Huntington. TN 1000d WAGC Centre, AL 1000d
WSSB Durham, N. C.
000 WJRC Joliet, Ill. 500d KGTN Georgetown Tex. 1000d KDDA Dumas, AR 500d
000 WKAI Macomb, 111, 1000d KGBT Harlingen, Tex. 50000
WLOE Eden, N. C. 000 WATT Wabash. Ind. KBIB Monette, AR 250d
WFLB Fayetteville. N.C. 250d IrSIBO New Boston. TX 1000d KPMC Bakersfield, Calif. 10000
000 KIFG Iowa Falls, Iowa KCLR Rails, Tex.
WRNB New Bern, N.C. 000
1000t1 5000d KIQS Willows. Calif. 250d
WRMT Rocky Mount. N. C. KANS Larned, Kan. 1000d WFIC Collinsville VA 1000d WTA1 Eau Gallic Fla. 5000d
000 KAGY Port Sulphur LA 1000d WPWC Quantico, VA
WSTP Salisbury. N.C. 000 250d WYSE Inverness. Fla. 1000d
WSVM Valdese, N.C. 000
WMEX Boston. Mass. 50000 KCGO Cheyenne, Wyo. 10000 WKOG Gordon, Ga. 5000d
WHSL Wilmington. N. C. WJCO Jackson, Mieh. 5000d WBYS Canton, III. 250d
000 WLKM Three Rivers, Mich. 500
KNDC Hettinger, N.D. 000 1540-195.0 WSHY Shelbyville, Ill.
KOVC Valley City, N. Dak. WKPO Prentiss, Miss. 1000d WVAK Paoli, Ind. 250d
000 KCCV independence, Mo. 1000d
WBEX Chillicothe, Ohio 000 WCOX Camden, AL 1000d WRIN Rensselaer. Ind. 1000d
WJMO Cleveland Hchts., 0. KEM M Marshfield Mo. 250d WANL Lineville AL 1000d KRCB Council Bluffs, Iowa 1000d
000 KTTT Columbus, Nebr.
WOHI E. Liverpool OH 500d NASA Phoenix. AZ 10000d KABI Abilene KS 250d
000 WRAN Dover, N.J. 10000
WMOA Marietta, Ohio 000 KZRK Ozark, AR 500d WKDO Liberty, Ky. 250d
WMRN Marion, Ohio 000
WJIC Salem, N.J. 250d KMPG Hollister, Gal. 500 WAFI Middleboro. Ky. 1000d
KOKC Guthrie, OK 500
WPUT Brewster. N. Y. I000d K KAP Aptos-Capitola, CA 1000d WDXR Paducah. Ky. 10000
KBIX Muskogee. Okla. WEAL Greensboro. N.C. I000d KPOL Los Angeles. CA 50000r KAM Crowley. LA 1000d
000 WEGG Rose Hill. NC
KBKR Baker. Oreg. 000 WJGA Jackson GA 1000 WSDL Slidell LA 10004
KRNR Roseburg, Oreg. 000
WYRU Red Spring. NC 1000 WOGA Sylvester, Ga. 1000d WSMD La Plata, Md. 1000d
KBZY Salem. Oreg. 000
WLGN Logan, Ohio , 5000d KISA Honolulu Ill 5000d
WESB Bradford, Pa. 000
WLKR Norwalk. Ohio 500d WSMI Litchfield, 111. 1000d WMIC Sandusky. Mieh. 1000d
WAZL Hazleton. Pa. 000
KBJS Sallisaw, Okla. 1000d WBNL Boonville, Ind. 250d KBEW Blue Earth. Minn. 1000d
WJNL Johnstown PA 000
WANT Annville-Cleoria. Pn. 5000d WADM Decatur, Ind. 250d KOYX Joplin, MO 10000d
WGAL Lancaster, Pa. 000
WPSL Monroeville, Penn, 250d WL01 LaPorte, Ind. 250d KLTI Macon, Mo. 250d
WI3CB Levittown, Pa. 000
WVAP Burnettown. S.C. 500d WCBK Martinsville, Ind. 250d KTUI Sullivan. Mo. 1000d
WMRF Lewiston. Pa. 000
WPSC Pageland, SO 500d KXEL Waterloo, Iowa 50000 WWBK Brockport NY 1000
WMGW Meadville. Pa. WSJW Woodruff. S.C. 10,0d KNEX McPherson. Kans. 250d WQXR New York. N.Y. 50000
000 KMSD Milibank, SD
WNBT Wellsboro, Pa. 000 5000d KLKC Parsons. Kans. 250d WTRQ Warsaw, N.C. 120000
WVOZ Carolina PR 1000
WLAC Nashville, Tenn, 60000 WKCB Hindman KY 1000d WBKC Chardon, Ohio t000d000d
WZBS Ponce PR 1000r
KCTX Childress. Tex 250d KCTO Columbia, La. 1000d WINS Coshocton, Ohio 1000d
WSIB Beaufort, S.C. 500
KNAM Midland, Tex. 500d KGLA Gretna LA 500d WCNW Fairfield, 0. 5000d
WGCD Chester, S.C. 1000
KM00 Mineola. Tex. 250d WTOD Toledo. Ohio
WMRB Greenville, S.C. 1000
KYKR Port Arthur, TX 1000d WDON Wheaton. Md. 1000d KWCO Chickasha. Okla.
500000d
1000
WSDC Hartsville SC KROB Robstown, Tex. 500d WSWG Greenwood, MS 1000d KRBB Sallisaw. Okla.
250 KSTV Stephenville, Tex. 250d KBXM Kennett, Mo. 1000d 255004
KORN Mitchell. S.Dak. 1000
WBLB Pulaski. VA WKXR Exeter. N.H. 1000d
WRSJ Bayamon. P.R.
WOPI Bristol, Tenn. 1000
1000d WCCP Clemson SC
WDXB Chattanooga, TN 1000d KAAR Mountlake Terrace, WPTR Albany, N.Y. 50000 WALL Lancaster, SS.C.1100"00dd
WCSV Crossville, TN WA 250d WYRD East Syracuse, NY 1000d Aberdeen. SD 5000
1000r WKYK Burnsville. N.C.
WKVB Knoxville, TN KGA Spokane, Wash. 50000 10004 WWGM Nashville, Tenn. 10000d
WJJM Lewisburg, Tenn. loog WAUK Waukesha, Wis. 10000d WRPL Charlotte, N.C. 1000d WBOL Bolivar, Tenn. 250d
WDXL Lexington. Tenn. 1000
WIFM Elkins. N.C. 1000d KCAD Abilene, Tex. 500d
KNOW Austin. Tex. 1000
WOOZ Whiteville NC 1000d KEGG Daingerfteld. Tex. 1000d
K I BL Beeville TX 1000
WBCO Bucyrus. Ohio 500d KHBR Hillsboro. Tex. 250d
WNRE Circleville, OH
KBST Big Spring, Tex.
KATY Borger TX
1000
1000
1520-197.4 WABQ Cleveland, Ohio
1000
1000d
KOUL Port Lavaca. Tex.
KGHO Hoguiam. Wash.
500d
I000d
icanx Dallas TX WAOA Opelika AL 5000d WNIO Niles. Ohio 500d KDFL Sumner. Wash.
5000r WBTC Uhrichsville, 0.
KNEL Brady. Tex. 1000 KACY Port Hueneme, CA 50000r 250d WFSP Kingwood. W.Va. 1000d
KWMC Del Rio, Tex. 1000 WTLN Apopka, Fla. 5000d WRCP Philadelphia. Pa. 50000d WGLB Port Washington. Wis.
KSAM Huntsville. Tex. 1000
WIXX Fort Lauderdale. Fla. 1000d WARD Pittston, PA 1000d
WGNB Indian Rocks WPME Punxsutawney, Pa. 5000d
KVOZ Laredo. Tex.
KZZN Littlefield. Tex.
1000
1000
Beach, FL I000d WAD K Newport, R.I. 1000d 1570-191.1
KPLT Paris, Tex. 1000
WEXY Oakland Park, Fla. 1000d Jellico. TN
W.11 r 1000d WCRL Oneonta, AL 1000d
KDOK Tyler, Tex. WXPQ Eatonton. Ga. 100110 WBRY Woodbury TN 500d WTOX Selma AL 5000d
1000 KRXV Fort Worth. TX
KVWC Vernon. Tex. 1000 WDGL Douglasville, Ga. 1000d 50,000r KBRI Brankley, AR 2
KVOG Oden. Utah 1000 WNMT Garden City. Ga. 1000d KGBC Galveston, Tex. 1000 KBJT Fordyce, AR 250d
WKVT Brattleboro, Vt. WHOW Clinton, Ill. 5000d KEOA San Antonio TX I000d KCVR Lodi. Cal.
1000
WFAD Middlebury. Vt. 1000 WLUV Loves Park, Ill. 500d WRGM Richmond, Va. 10000d K H NY Riverside. CA
WYKR Wells River, VT 250n WKVI Knox IN 250d KZAAM Bellevue, WA 5000 KWYT Salinas. CA
WIKE Newport, Vt. 000 WSVL Shelbyville. Ind. 1000 WKTM Hartford, Wis. 500d KLOV Loveland, Colo. 51030500%dd

WCVA Culpeper, Va. 000 KSIB Creston, Iowa 1000d WTWB Auburndale, Fla. 5000d
WVEC, Hampton. Va. 000 WHIC Hardinsburg, Ky. 250d
1550-193.5 WYN I Fernandina Beach FL 1000d
WAYB Waynesboro. Va. 000 WRSL Stanford. Ky. 500d WGTW Mount Dora, FL 5000d
KBRO Bremerton, Wash. 000 KXKW Lafayette. La. 10000 WAAY Huntsville AL 5000r WOKC Okeechobee, Fla. 1000d
KVAC Forks. Wash. 000 WVOB Bel Air, Md. 250d WM00 Mobile AL 50000d WMES Ashburn, Ga. 10000
KLOG Kelso, Wash. 000 WTRI Brunswick. Md. 500d KUAT Tucson AZ 50000d WGHC Clayton, Ga. 10000
KENE ToppenIsh, Wash. 000 WKJR Muskegon Hts., MI 10000d KXEX Fresno, Calif. 500d WSSA College Park. Ga. 5000d
KIEL Walla Walla, Wash. 000 WYFC Ypsilanti, MI 250d KKHI San Fran., Calif. 10000 WGSR Millen, Ga. 1020500dd

WXIT Charleston, W.Va. 000 KOLM Rochester. Minn. I0000d KQXI Arvada CO 10000d WOKZ Alton. 111.
WQMA Marks, Miss. 250d WEXT W. Hartford. Conn. 1000d WFRL Freeport IL 50004
WIGS Fairmont. W.Va. 10 KMPL Sikeston, Mo. 5000 W RHC Coral Gables. F1, 1000011 WBEE Harvey, III. 1000d
WAEY Princeton WV 100000r WSLT Ocean City -Somers WCCZ New Smyrna Beach WTAY Robinson, III. 250d
WSGB Sutton, W.Va. 1000 Pt. N. 1, 1000d FL 250d WIFE Auburn, Ind. 500d
WGEZ Beloit, Wis. 1000 KAMX Albuquerque. NM 1000r WYOU Tampa. Fla. 10000d WILO Frankfort. Ind. 250d
WLCX LaCrosse. Wis. 1000 WKBW Buffalo, N.Y. 50000 WTHB Augusta, Ga. 5000d WHEL New Albany, Ind. 1000d
WIGM Medford, Wis. 1000 WTHE Mineola. N.Y. 1000d WYNX Smyrna, Ga. 10000 KMCD Fairfield. Iowa 250d
WYTL Oshkosh. WI 1000 WDSL Mocksville NC 5000r WJIL Jacksonville, Ill. 1000d KQWC Webster City IA 250d
KOJO Laramie WY 500 WARR Warrenton NC 1000d WCSJ Morris, Ill. 250d KNDY Marysville. Kans. 250d
KUGR Green River, WY 1000r KMAV Mayville. N.D. 250d WPDF Corydon. Ind. 250d WKYR Burkesville. KY 12000dd
KRTR Thermopolis, Wyo. 250 WBNO Bryan, Ohio 500d WCVL Crawfordsville, Ind. 250 WLBQ Morgantown KY
KGOS Torrington, Wyo. 1000 WINW Canton. 0. 1000d WCTW New Castle. Ind. 250 WKKS Vancehurg, Ky. 250d
WKNT Kent, 0. 1000d WNDI Sullivan, IN 250d WABL Amite, La.
1500-199.9 WANR Toledo, OH
KOMA Okla. City, Okla.
1000
50000
KIWA Sheldon, Iowa
KEDD Dodge City, Kans.
500d
1000d
KLLA Leesville, La.
KMAR Winnsboro. La. 1000d
dd

WVSM Rainsville AL 1000d KYXI Oregon City, Ore. 50000 KWIC Winfield, Kan. 250d WTOW Towson. Md. 5000d
WKAX Russellville, AL 1000d WCHE West Chester, Pa. 250d WGRK Greensburg KY 250d WPEP Taunton, Mess. - 1000d
KGMR Jacksonville AR 1000d WRAI San Juan, P. R. 10000 WIRY Irvine, Ky. I000d WMLO Beverly, Mass. 500d
KXRX San Jose, CA 10000r WTGR Myrtle Beach, SC 5000d WMSI( Morganfleld, Ky. 250d WDEW Westfield, Mass. 1000d
WFIF Milford, Conn. 5000d WKMG Newberry, S. C. 1000d WLUX Baton Rouge. La. 5000d WCZN Flint NI I000d
WTOP Washington, D.C. 50000 KCHF Sioux Falls SD 500d KOKA Shreveport, La, f0000 WFUR Grand Rapids, MI
WKIZ Key West, Fla. 250 WBHT Brownsville, Tenn. 250d WSER Elkton, Md. 1000d KUXL Golden Valley, Minn. 1000d
WGUL New Port Richey. Fla. 250d WIDD Elizabethton. Tenn. I000d WNTN Newton, Mass. 10000,1 WHII Bay Springs MS
WIAF Clarksville, GA 5000 WEXM Jamesville VA 50141 WBZQ Greenville, MS WONA Winona, Miss. 1000d
(Continued on page 52)
COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fail-Winter 1976 47
U.S. AM STATIONS BY FREQUENCY
Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P. Call Location W.P.
Call Location W.P.

KLEX Lexington. Mo. 250d WO RV Hattiesburg. MS 1000d WGRY Grayling MI 1000d KLAK Lakewood. Colo. 5000

g WKOL Amsterdam. N.Y.


WFLR Dundee. N.Y.
WBUZ Fredonia, N.Y.
WT1(0 Ithaca. N.Y.
WRCN Riverhead, NY
1000d
1000(1
250d
1000
1000d
WESY Leland. Miss.
WPMP Pascagoula -Moss
Point. Mississippi
SIG R Colombia. Mo.
I( ESM El Dorado Springs.
1000d

1000E1
250d
WSMA Marine City, Mich. 1000d
KRAD E. Grand Forks,
WWUN Jackson, Miss.
K D EX Dexter, Mo.
Minn. 1000d
5000
1000d
WK EN Dover DE
WJNJ Atlantic Beach, Fla.
WKWF Key West, Fla.
WPOM Riviera Beach, FL
500r
1000
500
1000
WTL1( Tavlorsville, N.C. 500(1 Mo. 500d [(PBS Kansas City, Mo. 1000d WO KB Winter Garden, Fla. 51000000dd

WNCA Slier City. N.C. 1000d K NI M Maryville. Mo. 250d 1(CLU Rolla, Mo. 1000d
WACX Austell, Ga.
WGLX Galion. OH 500 KA MI Cozad, Neb. 1000d KCTH Wayne, Neb. 500d
WNGA Nashville, Ga. 1000(1
WOBL Oberlin. Ohio 250(1 WRDI Hammonton NJ 1000d WSMN Nashua, N.H. 5000 WQCK Warner Robins, GA 1000r
WPTW Piqua. Ohio 250d WCRV Washington, N.J. 1000(1 WERA Plainfield. N.J. 500d WCGO Chicago Huts., III. 1000d
WTCL Warren OH 500 KZIA Albuquerque. N.M. 1000d WAUB Auburn. N.Y. 500d WMCW Harvard, Ill.
KTAT Frederick. Okla. 250d WSUF Patchogue NY 10000d W EH H Elmira Heights - WBTO Linton, Ind. 15500000%dd

KOLO Pryor. Okla. 1000E1 WZKY Albemarle, N.C. 250d Horseheads, N.Y. 500t1 WARU Peru, Ind.
WPGM Danville, Penn. 1000d. WVKO Columbus, Ohio 1000(1 WGGO Salamanca, N.Y. 5000d KLGA Algona, IA

3 WBUX Doylestown, Pa.


WQTW Latrobe. Pa.
WEGN Gaffney. S.C. .
WJES Johnston, S.C.
5000c1
1000d
250d
250d
1( LT R Blackwell. Okla.
W HEX Columbia. Pa.
WEND Ebensburg. Pa.
WANB Waynesburg PA
1090d
500d
1000d
500r
WBHN Bryson City, N.C.
WCSL Cherryville, N.C.
WVOE Chadbourn, N.C.
WHPY Clayton NC
500d
1000d
1000d
5000d
1(CRG Car* Rapids, Iowa 55000d
K PA DO Ft. Scott, Kans.
WSTL Eminence. Ky.
WLLS Hartford KY
KFNV Ferriday. La.
500d
500d

150rOdd
WLSC Loris. S.C. 1000(1 WORG Orangeburg. S.C. 1000E1 WPXY Greenville NC 5000d
KURA Vermillion. S.D. 500(1 W BBR Travelers Rest, S.C. 1000d WGLD High Point NC K LEH Golden Meadow, La. I000d
W H LP Centerville, Tenn. 1000d WSKT Colonial Village, WAKR Akron, Ohio 5000 K NCB Vivian, La. 5000(1
WCLE Cleveland. Tenn. 1000d Tenn. 250d WSRW Hillsboro, Ohio 500d WI NX Rockville, Md.
WTRB Ripley, Tenn. 1000d W H H M Henderson, Tenn. 250(1 K HEN Henryetta, Okla. 500d
WUNR Brookline, Mass. 5000
KZOL Farwen. Tex. 250d WLIJ Shelbyville, TN I000d KWEY Weatherford, Okla. 1000d
WTYM E. Longmeadow, MA 500d
KVLG La Grange. Tex. 250(1 WSKT Knoxville. Tenn. 5000d KTIL Tillamook, Ore. 5000 WAAM Ann Arbor. MI 5000
KTER Terrell. Tex. 250d KOAF Gainesville. Tex. 250d WPLW Carnegie, PA 1000d
WTRU Muskegon, Mich. 5000
WSWV Pennington Gap. Va. 1000d K1LE Galveston, TX 1000 WCBG Chambersburg, Pa. 5000 KLLR Walker MN 1000d
WYT1 Rocky Mount. Va. 1000E1 KIRI Mission. TX 1000(1 WE EZ Chester. Pa. 1000 WKDL Clarksdale, Miss. 1000d
WAPL Appleton. Wis. 1000d KTLU Rusk, Tex. 500d WHPA Honesdale PA 500(1 KATZ St. Louis, Mo. 5000
KWED Sequin, Tex. 1000d W M 1M Mt. Carmel. Pa. 500d KTTN Trenton. Mo, 500(1
1580-189.2 KBYP Shamrock, Tex. 250d WXRF Guayama, P.R. 1000
KNCY Nebraska City. Nehr. 500d
KRZI Waco TX 1000 WARV Warwick -E. Greemvich, K RFS Superior, Nebr. 500d
WEYY Talladega AL 1000d
WILA Danville. Va. 1000d R.I. 10003 WWRL New York, N.Y. 5000
K NIX Tempe. AZ WPUV Pulaski, Va, 5000d WMCR Oneida, N.Y. 1000d
KPCA Marked Tree AR 250d WABV Abbeville. S.C. 1000d
WLNG Sag Harbor. N.Y. 500d
KF DF Van Buren AR WTTN Watertown. Wis. 1000d WACA Camden, S.C. 1000(1
1000(1
WMSO Collierville TN 500d WGIV Charlotte, N.C. 1000
KWIP Merced. Cal. 1000d
WJSO Jonesboro. Tenn. 5000d WIDU Fayetteville. N.C.
K DAY Santa Monica. Cal. 50000
KPIK Colorado Sprgs.. Colo. 5000d
1590-188.7 WDBL Springfield. Tenn. 1000d W HVL Hendersonville, N.C. 1000(1
WATM Atmore, AL 5000d KG AS Carthage, Tex. 1000d
WFRC Reidsville. NC
WSBP Chattachoochee, Fla. 1000d
WACD Alexander City. AL 100011 K E RC Eastland, Tex. 500d KDAK Carrington, N.Dak. 500d
WSRF Fort Lauderdale, FL 10000r K I NT El Paso. Tex. 1000d WAQI Ashtabula. OH 100000ddWKLYWLY

WGTW Mt. Dora, FL 5000d WVNA Tuscumbia, AL 5000r Springfield, OH


WCCF Punta Gorda, Fla. 1000d KYDE.Pine Bluff. AR 1000d KYOI( Houston. Tex. 5000
WTTF Tiffin, Ohio 5004
WCLS Columbus. Ga. 1000 KSPR Springdale, AR 500d I( END Lubbock. TX 1000
KUSH Cushing. Okla. I000d
W KIG Glenville. Ga. 1000d KXEM McFarland CA 500d KBUS Mexia, Tex 500(1
KASH Eugene. Oreg.
WYYZ Jasper GA 250d I<LIV San Jose. Cal. 5000 KIKN Sinton TX 1000r
KOH1 St. Helens. Ore. 1050000d0
WKUN Monroe, Ga. 1000d KBBQ Ventura -Oxnard, CA 5000 WGOE Richmond, Va. 5000(1
WHOL Allentown. Pa.
WFVR Aurora IL 250d KCIN VictorvIlle, Calf. 500d IOU U U Seattle, Wash. 5000
WAYC Bedford, PA
WDQN DuQuoin. 111. 250d WQQW Waterbury CT 5000 WIXK New Richmond, Wis. 5000d WPDC Elizabethtown. Pa. 500
1015000000d:

WBBA Pittsfield. 111. 250d WOWY Clewiston, Fle. 500d WSWW Platteville, Wis. 1000
WLUZ Bayamon, P.R.
WCCR Urbana, Ill. 250d WRXB St. Perterside Beach. WOTC Two Rivers, Wis. 1000d
WEIS Fountain Inn. SC 1000d
WCNB Connersville, Ind. 250d FL 1000(1 WAWA West Allis, Wis. 1000d
WFNL North Augusta, SC 500d
WJVA South Bend. Ind. WELE S. Daytona. Fla. 1000d I( NIE Cheyenne WY
1000d WHBT Harriman. Tenn. 5000d
WAMW Washington, Ind. 250(1 WALG Albany, Ga. 5000 WI(131 Milan, Tenn. 1000(1
1(CHA Charles City. Iowa 500(1 WLFA Lafayette, Ga. 5000d K BPB Borger, TX 0
I( W NT Davenport, Iowa 500d WTGA Thomaston. Ga.
WLTD Evanston. IL
500d 1600-187.5 K BO R Brownsville. TX
I( DSN Denison, Iowa 500d 1000d
WEUP Huntsville, AL 5000r KEWS Cuero TX 500d
WAXU Georgetown. Ky. WA1K Galesburg. III. 5000d lc,. FL Midland. TX
WMTL Leitchfield, Ky. 103N1 WNTS Indianapolis, IN 5000(1 WXVI Montgomery, AL 1000
KYAL McKinney. Tex.
WPKY Princeton. Ky. 250(1 PLO Mt. Vernon, Ind. 500d KVIO Cottonwood AZ 1000(1
KXEW Tucson, AZ 1000d KOOT Orange, Tex.
KLUV Haynesville, La. 1000d KWBG Boone IA 1000d 1(1 AK Centerville. UT
(LOU Lake Charles, La. 1000 KVGB Great Bend, Kans. 5000 KCGS Marshall, AR 1000d
Va. 1000d
KGST Fresno, Cal. W.O:T K Chesapeake,iithnWV
WPGC Morningside, MD 10000d WLBN Lebanon. Ky. 10110E1 5000(1 W 5000(1
WRBJ St. Johns. Mich. 1000d WISZ Glen Burnie. Md. 500 K WOW Pomona, CA 5000r
WNEU Wheeling WV
'<DOM Windom, Minn. 250d WETT Ocean City, Md. 1000 KZON Santa Maria. Cal. 500d
WCWC Ripon. Wis.
55000000 Eld

5000
WAMY Amory, Miss. 5000d WTVB Coldwater. Mich. 5000 KUBA Yuba City, Calif. 5000

U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION


Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz

KDAZ 730 Anchorage AK KBYR 700 Asheville, N.C. WISE 1310


Abbeville AL WARI 1480 KANC 1030 WKKE 1380
Abbeville, La, KROF 960 KKIM 1000 WSKY 1230
WABV 1590 KOB 770 KFQD 750
Abbeville, S.C. SPAR 1190 KENI 550 WWNC 570
Aberdeen, Md., WAND 970 KHAR 590 Ashland. Ky. WCMI 1340
Miss. WMPA 1240 KQEO 920
Aberdeen, KRZY 1450 KYAK 650 WTCR 1420
Aberdeen, S.Dak. KSDN 930 WKYD 920 Ashland, WNCO 1340
KABR 1420 KZIA 1580 Andalusia, AL
Alcoa. Tenn, WEAG 1470 WAAO 530 'ORM' KCMX 580
KKAA 1560 Anderson Ind. W HUT 470 KDOV 1350
Aberdeen, Wash. KBKW 1450 Alexander City, Ala. WIVE 1430
WRFS 1050 WHBU 240 Ashland, Vs.
KXRO 1320 Anderson, S.C. WAIN 230 Ashland, WIs. WATW 1400
Abilene, Tex. KRBC 1470 WACD 1590
Alexandria, La. KALB 580 WANS 280 Ashtabula, Ohlo WAQI 1600
KCAD 1560 Andrews, Texas KACT 380 WREO 970
KNIT 1280 SOBS 1410
KSYL 970 Annapolis, Md, WANN 190 Aspen, Colo. KSNO 1260
KWKC 1340 WYRE 810 Astoria, Oreg. KW 1370
Abilene, Kans. KAKI 1560 Alexandria, Minn. KXRA 1490
Alexandria, VA WPIK 730 WNAV 430 KVAS 1230
Abingdon. Va. WBBI 1230 Ann Arbor, hileh WAAM 600 Atchinson, Kans. KARE 1470
Ada, Okla. KADA 1230 Algona, Iowa KLGA 1600
Alice, Tex. KOPY 1070 WPAG 050 Athens, AL WKAC 1080
Adel, Ga. WBIT 1470 WRAJ 440 Athens, Ga. WGAU 1540
Allendale, S.C. WDOG 1460
Adrian, Mieh.
Agana. GU
WABJ 1490
KUAM 610 Allentown, Pa. WHOL 1600 ui".AL
AnnistonAn WANA 490
WDNG 450
WOOL 1470
WRFC 960
KATB 570 WAEB 790
KMAI 720 WKAP 1320 WHMA 390 Athens, Ohio WOUB 1340
KTWG 770 WSAN 1470 Annville-Cleona, Pa. Athens, Tenn, WLAR 1450
WABA 850 Alliance, Nebr. KCOW 1400 WANT 510 WYXI 1390
AguadIlla, P.R. Alliance, Ohio WFAH 1510 Anoka, Minn. KANO 470 Athens. Tex. KBUD 1410
WGRF 1340 WADS 690
Ahoskie, N.C. WRCS 970 Alma, Ga. WULF 1400 Ansonia, Conn. Atlanta, Gs. WPLO 590
WAKN 990 Alma, Mich. WFYC 1280 Antigo, Wis. WATK 900 WIGO 1340
Aiken, S.C. Alpena Township, Mieh. Apollo, Pa, WAVL 910 WAOK 1380
WLAW 1300 Apopka, Fla. WTLN 520 WERD 860
Ainsworth, NE KBRB 1400 WATZ 1450
Alpine, Tex. KVLF 1240 Apple Valley. Cal. KAVR 960 WGKA 1190
Aitkin, Minn. IN 930
Altavista. Va. WKDE 1000 Appleton. WIs. WAPL 570 WGST 920
Akron, Ohio WAKR 1590
WHBY 230
WCU E 1150 Alton, Ill. WOKZ 1570 WGUN 1010
Altoona, Pa. WFBO 1290 WYNE ISO WIIN 970
WHLO 640 Appomattox, VA WTTX 1280 WQXI 790
WSLR 1350 WRTA 1240
KALO 1230 WVAM 1430 Aptos-Capitola CA KKAP 540 WSB 750
Alamogordo, N.M. AguadIlla. P. R. WUNA 340 WY1F 480
KINN 1270 Alturas, Calf. KCN 0 570
Alamo Heights, Tex. Altus, Okla. KWHW 1450 Arab, AL WRAB 380 Atlanta -Decatur, Ga.
KDRY 1110 Alva, Okla. KALV 1430 Arcadia FL WAPG 480 WGUN 010
Amarillo, Tex. KDJW 1010 Arcata, Calf. KATA 340 Atlanta, Tex, KALT 900
Alamosa Colo. KGIW 1450
KPUR 14.40 Ardmore, Okla. KVSO 240 Atlantic, Iowa KJAN 220
Albany, Ga. WALG 1590
Ardmore Tenn. WSLV 110 Atlantic Beach, Fla. W1N1 600
WGPC 1450 KIXZ 940 Arecibo, P.R. WCMN 280 Atlantic City, N.J. WFPG 450
WJAZ 980 10:112 380 WNIK 230 WUSS 490
WADE 1250 KZIP 310 WMIA 070 WMID 340
Albany. Ky. WANY 1390 WATM 590
Albany, Minn. KASM 1150 im r , P: . WMBA 410 ArpetreltellapshrafidiR VOUS 480 Atmore AL
Albany, N.Y. WABY 1400 Americus, WDEC 290 KV BC 240 Atoka, Okla, KEOR 110
WOKO 1460 WNW 390 KDOV 350 Attleboro Mass. WARA 320
WPTR 1540 Ames. Iowa KAS1 430 Arkan. City, Kans. KSOK 280 Auburn AL WAUD 230
WROW 590 WOl 640 Arlington. Fla. W KTZ 220 Auburn, Calif. KAHI 950
Albany, Oreg. KWIL 790 Amherst, Mass. WTTT 430 Arlington. Va. WAVA 780 Auburn, Ind. WIFF 570
KR KT 990 Amherst, N.Y. WUFO 080 WEAN 390 Auburn, Me, WPNO 530
Albermarie N C. WABZ 1010 Amherst VA WKYY 420 Arroyo Grande CA KFYV 280 Auburn, N.Y. W M BO 340
WZKY 1580 Amite. La. WABL 570 Artesia, N.M. IMP 990 WAUB 590
Albert Lea. Minn. KATE 1450 Amory, Miss. WAMY 580 Arvada, Colo, KQXI 550 Auburn, Wash. KASY 220
Albertville, Ala.. WAVU 630 Amsterdam, N.Y. WKOL 570 Ashburn, Ga. WM ES 570 Auburndale, Fla. WTWB 570
Albion. Mich. WALM 1260 WCSS 490 Asbury Park. N.J. WJLK 510 Auburndale, Wis. WLBL 930
Albuquerque. N.M. KABQ 1350 Anaconda, Mont. KANA 580 Asbury Park -Eatontown, NJ Augusta AR KMCW 190
KAMX 1520 Anacortes, Wash. KAGT 340 WHTG 410 WBIA 230
KDEF 1150 Anadarko. OK KRPT 850 Asheboro, N.C. WGWR 260 WGAC 580
KRKE 610 Anaheim, Calif. KEZY 190 WZOO 710 WRDW 480

48 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/ Fall -Winter 1976


U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz
WTHB 550 Beloit. Wis. WGEZ 1490 Bradford. Pa.
Augusta, Ga. WAUG 050 WESB 1490 Cannon City, Colo. KRLN 1400
WBEL 1380 Brady. Tex. KNEL 1490 Canonsburg, Pa. WARD 540
WBBQ 340 Belton. S.C. WHPB 1390 Brainerd, Minn.
Augusta, Maine WRDO KLIZ 1380 Canton, Ga. WCHK 1290
400 Belton. Tex. KTON 940 KVBR 1340 Canton, Ill. W BYS 1560
WFAU 340 Belzoni. Miss. WELZ 1460 Brandon. Miss. WRKN 970
KOSI 430 Canton, Miss. WMGO 1370
Bemidji, Minn. KBUN 1450 Branson, Mo. KBHM 1220 Canton, N.C. WWIT 970
Aurora,1urora WMRO 280 Bend, Oreg. KBND 1110 Brattleboro, Vt.
WFVR 580 WTSA 14511 WPTL 920
Aurora, Mo. KGRL 940 WKVT 140 Canton, 0. WHBC 1480
KSWM 940 BennetsvIlle, S.C. WBSC 1550 Brawley. Calif. KROP 1300 W010
Austell, Ga. WACX 600 1060
Bennington. Vt. WBTN 1370 Brazil. IN WWCM 1130 WINW 1520
Austin, Minn. KAUS 480 Benson, Minn. KBMO 1290 Breckenridge. Minn.
1(QAQ 970 WNYN 900
Benson. N.C. WPYB 1130 Wahpeton, N.D. KBMW 1450 Canyon, Tex. KCAN 1550
Austin TX KNOW 490 Benton AR KBBA 690
KIXL Breckenridge. Tex. KSTB 1430 Cape Girardeau, Mo. KFVS 960
970 KGKO 850 Bremen, Ga. WWCC 1440 KZY M 1220
KLBJ 590 Benton, Ky. WCBL 1290 Bremerton, Wash. KBRO 1490
KOKE 1370 KGMO 1550
Benton Harbor -St. Joseph. Mich. Brenham, TX KTTX 1280 Carbondale, 111. WCIL 1020
KVET 1300 WHFB 1060 Brevard, N.C. Carbondale, Pa.
Ava, Mo. KSOA 1430 Berea. KY WPNF 1240 WCDL 1440
WKXO 1500 Brewster, N.Y. WPUT 1510 Caribou, Maine WFST 800
Avalon, CA KBRT 740 Berkeley CA KRE 1400
Avondale Estates, Ga. Brewton AL WEB1 1240 Carlisle, Pa. WHYL 960
Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Bridgeport AL WBTS 1480 WI00 1000
WAVO 420 WCST 1010 Bridgeport. Conn. Carlsbad, N.Mex.
Avon Park, FL WAPR 590 Berlin, N.H. WICC 800 KAVE 1240
WMOU 1230 WW2 1530 KBAD 740
Aztec, N. Mex. KHAP 340 WBRL 1400
Babylon, NY WNYG WNAB 145n KCCC 930
440 Berlin Wls. WISE 1090 Bridgetown, N.J. WSNJ 1240 Carmel, Calif. KRML 410
WGLI 290 Berry Hill, Tenn. WVOL 1470 Brigham City. Utah KBUH 800 Carmi, Ill. WROY 460
Bad Axe, Mich. WLEW 340 Berryville. Ark. KTHS 1480 Brighton, Coln.
Bainbridge. Ga. WMOR KBRN 800 Carnegie, PA WPLW 590
930 Berwick, Pa. WBRX 1280 Brinkley AR KBRI 1570 Caro, Mich. WKYO 380
WAZA 360 Bessemer AL WYAM 1450 Bristol. Conn. WBIS 1440 Carolina PR WVOZ
Baker, Mont. KFLN 490
960 Bethel AK KY UK 580 Bristol. Tenn. WOPI 1490 Carrington. N.Dak. KDAK 600
Baker, Oreg. KBKR 490 Bethesda. Md. WGMS 570
Bakersfield, Calif. KAFY WKYE 1550 Carrizo Springs, Tex.
550 Bethlehem. Pa. WGPA 1100 Bristol. Va. WZAP 690 KBEN 450
KBIS 970 Beverly, Mass. WMLO 1570 WFHG 980 Carroll, Iowa KCIA1 380
KERN 410 Biddeford, Maine WIDE 1400 Broadway-TimbervIlle VA Carollton AL WRAG 590
KGEE 230 Big Bear Lake. CA KBRV 1050 WBTX 470 Carrollton, Ga. WLBB 100
KUZZ 800 Big Delta, Alaska WXLL 980 Brockport NY WWBK 560 WPPI 330
KLYD 350 Big Lake. Tex. KWGH 1290 Brockton, Mass. WBET Carrollton, Mo.
KWAC 4911 Big Rapids, Mich. WBRN 1460 460 KAOL 430
KPMC 560 Big Sprig_ Tex. WOKW 410 Carson City, Nev. 1CPTL 300
KBST 1490 Broken Bow. Nehr. }CCM( 280 Cartersville, Ga. WBHF 450
Baldwinsville, N.Y. WSEN 050 KHEM 1270 Bronson, Mn.
Ballinger, Tex. K RUN 400 KBY0 1400 KBHM 220 WKRW 270
Baltimore, Md. WBAL 090 Big Stone Gap, Va. WLSD 1220 Brookfield, Conn. WINE 940 Carthage, III. WCAZ 990
WAVE 860 Biloxi, Miss. Brookfield, Mo. KGHM 470 Carthage, Mo. KDMO 490
WLOX 1490 Brookhaven. Miss. WCH1 470 Carthage, MS WECP 480
WBMCI 750 WVMI 570
WCAO 600 WJMB 34n Carthage, Tenn, WR KM 350
WCBM
Billings, Mont. KBMY 1240 Brookings. Oreg. KURY 910 Carthage, Tex. K GAS 590
680 KGHL 790
WEBB 1360 Brookings, S.Dak. KBRK 430 Caruthersville, Mo. KCRV 370
KOOK 970 Brookline. Mass. WUNR 600 Casa Grande AZ KP1N 1260
WFBR 1300 KOYN 910 Brookneal, Va. WON Casey, Ill.
WITH 1290 230 WKZI 800
WS!
KURL 730 Brooksville. Fla. WW1I3 450 Casper, Wyo, KTWO 1030
1010 Binghamton, N.Y. WINR 880
WWIN 1400 Brownfield, Tex. KKUB 300 KVOC 1230
WKOP 1360 Brownsville. Pa. WASP 130 KATI 1400
Bamberg -Denmark. S.C. WNBF 1290
WWBD 790 Brownsville. Tenn. WBHT 520 Cathedral City, CA KWXY 1340
Birmingham AL WAPI 1070 Brownsville. Tex. KBOR Catskill, N.Y. WCKL 580
Bangor, Maine WABI 910 WERC 960 600
WGUY 1250 Brownwond, Tex. KBWD 360 Cave City. KY WKVE 800
WCRT 1260 KEAN 240 Cayce, S.C. WCAY 620
WLBZ 620 WAQY 1220 Brunswick. Ga. WGIG Cayey, P.R. WLEY 1080
Baraboo, Wis. WBOO 740 440
WENN 1320 WMOG 400 Cedar City, Utah KSUB 590
Barceloneta, PR WBQN 1180 WATV 900
Bardstown, K. WBRT 1320 WSGN 610
WYNR 790 KBRE 940
Barbourville. Ky. WYWY 930 Brunswick. ME WKXA 900 Cedar Falls, Iowa KCFI 1250
Barnesboro, Pa.
WYDE 850 Brunswick, Md. WTRI 1520 Cedar Rapids, Iowa KCRG 1600
WNCC 950 WVOK 690
Barnesville. Ga. WBAF 1090 Bisbee AZ KSUN 1230
Brush, CO KCMP 1010 KLWW 1450
Barnwell, S.C. WBAW 740 Bishop. Calif. K I BS 1230
Bryan, Ohio WBNO 1520 WMT 600
Barre. Vt. WSNO 1450 Bryan TX KTAM 1240 KHAK 1380
Bishopville. S.C. WAGS 1380 Bryson City, N.C. Cedartown, Ga. WGAA 1340
Barrow. AK KBRW 680 Bismarck, N.Dak. KFYR 550 1590
Barstow, Calif. KWTC 1290 Buckhanncn. W.Va. WBUC 1460 Celina, Ohio WCSM 1350
KBMR 1350 Bucyrus. Ohio WBCO 1540 Center, Tex. KUET 930
KIOT 1310 Bismarck -Mandan, ND Centerville, Iowa KCOG 1400
Bartlesville, Okla. KWON 1400 KWWB 1270 Buena Vista. VA WRNV 1270
Bartow, Fla. WBAR 1460 Buffalo -Hodgenville, KY Centerville, Ind. WHON 930
Black Mountain, N.C. WLCB 1430 Centreville, Miss. WLBS 1580
WPUL 1130 WBMS 1950 Centerville, Tenn.
BSaass;gpt., WODY 900 Buffalo MN KRWC 1360 WHLP 1570
WFGW 1010 Buffalo. N.Y. WREN 930 Centerville, UT KLR K 1600
La. KTRY 730 Black River Falls, Wig.
KVOB 340 WYSL 1400 Central City, Ky. WNES 1050
WWIS 1260 WEER 970 WMTA 1380
Batavia, N.Y. WBTA 490 Blackfoot, Idaho KBLI 690
Batesbura. S.C. WBLR 430 WGR 550 Centralia, Ill. WILY 1210
Blacksburg, Va. WKEX 1430 WKBW 152n Centralia & Chehalis, Wash.
Batesville AR KBTA 540 WQBX 710
Batesville, Miss. WBLE 290 Blackshear, Ga. WWOL 1120 KELA 1470
WBSG 1350 Buffalo. Wyo. KBBS 1450 Centre AL WAGC 1560
Bath. Maine WJTO 730 Blackstone, Va. WKLV 1440 WEIS 990
Bath, NY WVIN 380 Blackwell. Okla. KLTR 1580 Buford. GA WOYX 1400
Baton Rouge, La. WAIL Burgaw NC WVBS 1470 Centreville AL WBIB 1110
260 Blaine. Wash. KARI 550 Burien, Wash. KOIN 800 Ceres, Calif. KLOC 920
WLUX Blakely, Ga. WBBK 1260 Chadburn, N.C.
WYN K Blanding. Utah Rirkesville. KY WKYR 1570 WVOE 1590
380550 KUTA 790 Burley, Idaho KRAR 1230 Chadron, Nebr. KCSR 610
WIBR 300 Bloomington. Ill. WJBC 1230 Chambersburg, Pa. WCHA 800
W180 150 Bloomington, Ind. WTTS 1370 Burlington. Coln. KNOB 1140
WLCS 910 Burlington. Iowa KBUR 1400 WCBG 1590
Bloomsburg, Pa. WCNR 930 KKUZ 1150 Champaign, III. WDWS 1400
WX OK 460 WHLM 550
Battle Creek MI WBCK Burlington, N.C. WBBK 970 Chanute, Kan. KKOY 1460
930 Blue Earth, Minn. KBEW 1560 WRAC 1150 Chapel Hill, N.C. WCHL 1360
W KN R 400 Bluefleld, W.Va. WHIS 1440
WVOC 500 Burlington -Graham, N.C. WRBX 1530
WKOY 1240 Chardon, 0. WBKC 1560
WUFE 260 Blythe. Calif. KYOR 1450 WBBB 920
113:;1e8.ityG.niAlch. WBCM Burlington, Vt. WDOT 400 Charleroi, Pa. WESA 940
440 Blytheville AR KLCN 910 Charles City, Iowa KCHA 1580
WXOX 250 Boaz, AL WBSA 1300 W10Y 230
Bay City, Tex. KIOX 270 WVMT 620 Charleston, III. WEIC 1270
Boca Raton. Fla. WSBR 740 Charleston, Mo. KCHR 1350
Bay Minette AL WBCA 110 Bogalusa, La. WI KC 1490 Burnet TX KHLB 340
Bayamon, P.R. WLUZ 600 Burnettown, S.C. WVAP 510 Charleston, S.C. WCSC 1390
WBOX 920 WOKE 1340
WRSJ 560 Boise ID KBRJ 950 Burney, Cal. KAVA 450
Bayou Vista. LA KAKI 170 KBOI 670 Burns, Oreg. KRNS 230 WPAL 730
Bay St. Louis MS WPUP Burnsville, N.C. WKYK 540 WQSN 1450
190 KGEM 1140 WTMA 1250
Bay Springs. Miss. WHII 570 KIDO 630 Butler AL WPRN 240
Baytown, TX KBUK 360 KSPD 790 Butler, Mo. KMAM 530 Charleston. W.Va. WCAW 680
Beacon. N.Y. WBNR 260 Bolivar, Mo. KBLR 1130 Butler. Pa. WBUT 050 WCHS 580
Beardstown. III. WRMS 790 Bolivar, Tenn. WBOL 1580 WISR 6110 WXIT 1490
Beatrice, Nebr. KWBE 450 Bonham, Tex. Butte, Mont. KBOW 550 WKAZ 950
Beaufort, N.C. KFYN 1420 WT1P 1240
WBMA 400 Boone. Iowa KWBG 1590 KXLF 370
Beaufort, S.C. WBEU 960 KFGQ 1260 Cahn Rojo. P.R. WEKO 930 Charles Towns, WV
WSIB 490 Boone. N.C. WATA 1450 Cadillac, Mich. WATT 240 WXVA 1550
Beaumont, Tea. KLVI 560 Boonville, Ind. WBNL 1540 WWAM 370 Charlesvoix, MI WVOY 1270
KAYC 450 Booneville, Miss. WBIP 1400 Cadiz, Ky. WKDZ 110 Charlotte, Mich. WCER 1390
KJET 380 Boonville, Mn. KWRT 1370 Caguas. P.R. WNEL 430 Charlotte, N.C. WBT 1110
KTRM 990 Boonville. N.Y. WBRV 900 WVJP 110 WAYS 610
Beaver Ofins. Wis. WBEV 430 Borger TX KQTY 1490 Cairo, Ga. WGRA' 790 WGIV 1600
Beaver Falls. Pa. WBVP 230 KBBB 1600 Cairo, III. WKRO 40 WHVN 1310
Beckley. W. Va. WJLS 560 Boston, Mass. WBZ 1030 Calais, Maine WADY 230 WSOC 930
WCIR 070 WCOP 1150 Caldwell, Idaho KC1D 490 WIST 1240
WWNR 620 WILD 1090 KBGN 910 WAME 1480
Bedford, Ind. WBIW 340 WEZE 1260 Calera AL WBYE 370 WRPL 1540
Bedford, Pa. W BF D 310 WEE1 Calexico. Calif. KICO 490 Charlotte Amalie, V.I.
590 WVWI 1000
WAYC 600 WHDH 950 Calhoun. Ga. WEBS iin
WBLT 1350 WMEX 1510 Calhoun City. Miss WIRL 510 WSTA 1340
Ilreide; Tee.x. KIBL 490 WRKO 680 Camas. Wash. KVAN 4110 Charlottesville, Va. WCHV 1260
KACO 090 WRYT 950 Cambridge, MD WCEM 240 WELK 1010
Bel Air. Md. WVOB 520 Boulder. Colo. KBOL 1490 Cambridge. Mass. WCAS 740 WINA 1070
Belen, N. Mex. KARS 580 KADE 1190 Cambridge. Ohio WILE 270 Chase City, Va. WMEK 980
Belfast. Me. WBME 230 Camden AL WCOX 340 Chatham, Va. WKBY 1080
Belgrade, Mont. KGVW 630 AN 1410 Chattahoochee, Fla.
Swn'wir,p1;eaGi:een. Ky. tfill3KCT 930 Camden AR KAMD 910
Bellaire. Ohio WOMP 290 WBGN 1340 KJWH 450 WSBP 1580
Bellefontaine, 0. WTOO 390 Camden. N.J. WCAM 310 Chattanooga, Tenn, WMOC 1450
Bellefonte, Pa. WBLF 970 WLBJ 1410 WDEF 1370
Bowling Green. Mo. KPCR 1530 WTMR 800
WDOD 1310
Bell Fourehe, S.Dnk KBFS 450 Bowl. Green, Ohio WMGS 730 Camden, S.C. WACA 590
Belle Glade. Fla. WSWN 900 WPUB WDXB 1490
Belleville. 111. %view 260
Boynton Beach FL WKAO 1510 130
WGOW 1150
Bozeman, Mont. KXXL 1450 Camden, Tenn. WFWL 220
Bellevue. WA KZAM 540 Cameron, MO K61.14 360 WN00 1260
Bellingham. Wash. KPUO 170 KBMN 1230 Cheboygan, Mich. WCBY 1240
KBOZ 1090 Cameron, Tex. KMIL 330
Cheektowaga, N.Y. WNIA 1230
KGMI 790 Braddock, Pa. WLOA 1550 Camilla, Ga. WCLB 1220
KOQT 550 Chehalis -Centralia. Wash.
Braddocks Heights, Md. Campbell, Ohio WHOT 1330 KITI 1420
KBFW 930 WMHI 1370 Campbellsville, Ky. WTCO 1450
Bellyllte. TX KACO 09 0 Chelan, Wash. KOZI 1230
Belmont. N.C. WCGC
Bradenton, Fla. WTRL 1490 Camuy, P.R. WCHQ 1360 Cheraw, S.C. WCRE 1420
270 WBRD 1470 Canadaigua, N.Y. WCGR 1550 Cherryville. N.C. WCSL 1590
COMMUNICATIONS WORLD Fail -Winter 1976 49
onE
't Communications World looks at some of the newest CB transceivers,
antennas and accessories for you to use in CB contacts this year!

Power Output Indicator tile hook-ups. The CBB-9 features an acoustical


Bunker Ramo has introduced a new Amphenol opening on the bracket which allows units with
combination - an illuminated power output bottom -loaded speakers the convenience of un-
insulator and dummy load that provides a affected sound. The suggested list price of this
visual indication of CB transmitter perform- unit is $7.95, and it is available at most elec-
ance. Designated Amphenol Model 83-888, the tronic or CB communication centers. For further
new device consists of a light -terminated coax- information, please contact the Mura Corpora-
ial load mounted in a modified UHF connector tion, 177 Cantiague Rock Road, Westbury, NY
(PL -259 -type) body. It can be used to precisely 11590.

Compact CB
A compact transceiver, the Catalina III by
CIRCLE 46 ON READER SERVICE COUPON
SBE, provides full power output on all 23 CB
channels and a full complement of professional nel selector and program indicator light. The
features. It is being offered by SBE to those unit's radio dial flips up to become a cartridge
who want big performance from their mobile slot and also gives easy access to the antenna
AM CB but require a compact configuration to trimmer control. Model 852CB sells for
The
fit their autos, vans, or RVs. The Catalina III $399.95. For all write to J.I.L. at
the facts,
weighs only 3 pounds and measures just 2.2 1000 East Del Amo Blvd., Carson, CA 90746.
in. high by 6.3 in. wide by 7.9 in. deep. The
Catalina III, identified as Model SE3E-29CB, in- Co -Phasing Harness
CIRCLE 51 ON READER SERVICE COUPON cludes built-in automatic noise limiter; adjust- Here are three co -phasing harness kits for
tune the transmitter for maximum output-the able squelch and volume controls; a backlight - interconnecting any two CB mobile antennas in
brighter the light, the greater the output. Pow- correct relation to provide a 25 -percent increase
er modulation can also be quickly checked, in system performance. Made by Avanti, each
since brilliance of the light increases and kit comes with different cable terminations.
varies when someone talks into the micro- The AV504 ($10.95) has one S0239 connector
phone, if the AM transmitter is functioning
properly. In addition, Amphenol Model 83-888
prevents illegal and annoying interference with
other stations while transmitter adjustments
are being made. The unit can also be used to
check SSB carrier balance. There will be no CIRCLE 61 ON READER SERVICE COUPON
glow if the carrier is correctly nulled. To
dual -function meter to monitor transmitter
ed
check for SSB modulation, talk into the micro- power output/modulation and signal strength MAW UNTHAWED HARNESS WITH 50230 CONNECTOR AND
phone and the light will glow with modula- of received stations. It operates on 13.8 VDC,
MAW CONNECTORS, 24 LENGTH

tion. The new power output indicator impe- with either a positive or negative ground, but it
dance is 52 ohms nominal, and the frequency can also be operated on 117 VAC with an
range is 0.32 MHz. Power rating is 4 watts optional accessory power pack (SBE-1AC) avail -
maximum; VSWR is 1.1:1 at 27 MHz. The 83- from SBE. The Catalina III sells for $149.95.
888 sells for $3.70. For more information about For complete information, write SBE, Dept. P.
the new Amphenol Model 83-888 power output 220 Airport Blvd., Watsonville, CA 95076. ,,.604 6 COINASING HARNESS WITH PLR. CONNECTOR
indicator, contact: Bunker -Ramo RF Division, ANC SOLDER L DOS . TACT,.

33 E. Franklin St., Danbury, CT 06810.


In -Dash Triple Pack
A new 3 -in -1 in -dash unit by ill combines
Transceiver Mounting Bracket a 23 -channel AM CB transceiver, AM/FM stereo
Mura Corporation announces a universal -type radio, and 8 -track tape player. It's the Model
mounting bracket for CB units which will offer 852CB and it fits into virtually all cars, trucks,
the user a wide selection of mobile transceiver and recreational vehicles, in -dash without cut- AVRLA CORHASINCI HARNESS WITH 60339 CONNECTOR

installations. The CBB-9, a unique innovation, ting. J.I.L. has simplified installation by equip-
AND SOLDER LOGS. SC LENGTH

will allow the user to select any number of ping each unit with a 105mm nosepiece, uni- CIRCLE 65 ON READER SERVICE COUPON
mounting positions. Included in these positions versal faceplate, adjustable shafts, and a de-
are under -the -dash mounting, on -the -transmis- tailed installation instruction booklet. The J.I.L. and two PL259 connectors; the AV504-5 ($10.95)
sion -hump, and a host of other new and versa - 852CB transceiver offers front panel controls has one PL259 connector and two sets of solder
that include a variable squelch control to re- lugs; and AV505 ($10.95) has one S0239 con-
duce nose conditions, stand-by button, and a nector and two sets of solder lugs. Total cable
transmit/receive red and green indicator light. length is 24 feet. These kits provide a wide
For broadcast reception, the control features of aperture in mounting the two antennas to elim-
the 852CB AM/FM/MPX radio include a local/ inate directional characteristics and to give
distance switch that virtually eliminates un- omni-directional performance. For more infor-
wanted, interfering signals in fringe areas. An mation on these and other co -phasing harness-
AM/FM switch, volume, balance, and tone con- es, write to Avanti, 340 Stewart Ave., Addison,
trols are also provided. J.I.L. has incorporated IL 60101.
a quality engineered 8 -track tape player in the (Continued on page 53)
CIRCLE 47 ON READER SERVICE COUPON 852CB with such controls as a program chan-

50 COMMUNICATIONS WORLD/Fall-Winter 1976


(Continued from page 50) ception efficiency. Heavy-duty, corrosion -resist- formation, write to Numark Electronics Corp.,
ant mounting brackets and hardware are includ- 503 Raritan Center, NJ 08817.
CB Converter ed in addition to a 18 -foot coax transmission
The Finney Signal 23 is a high performance cable terminated with a PL -259 plug for quick CB One -Hander
Citizen's Band converter, designed for auto- connection to any S0-239 transceiver recepta-
Radio Shack has introduced a new CB two-
mobile installation. The Signal 23 converts all cle. An Allen wrench is also furnished for easy way radio that puts all the operating controls
23 CB channels to the standard AM broadcast antenna length fine tuning. The Breaker "Spirit in the palm of your hand. The new Realistic
frequencies, thus making any auto radio a CB of '76" antenna is available nationwide at elec- TRC-61, known as the "One -Hander", has the
receiver. The converter directly utilizes the tronic distributors for only $24.95. For addi- on-off/volume control, squelch and 23 -channel
auto radio's antenna (whether it be a whip - tional information contact the Breaker Cor-
mount or windshield type) eliminating the need poration, Marketing Department, 1101 Great
for a special antenna. A tunable gain control is Southwest Parkway, Arlington, TX 76011.

CB Hatchback Ears
A new mobile monitor antenna designed for
use on hatchback model cars has been intro-
duced. The center -loaded MON-60, by Antenna
Specialists, comes with an adjustable mount
that allows the user to set the antenna in the
vertical position, compensating for the sloped
roof line of the new hatchback and fastback
cars. It can also be used for trunk mounting.
CIRCLE 56 ON READER SERVICE COUPON

provided to help eliminate interfering signals


and ignition noise. The push -push on/off switch
in the off position totally disables the Signal
23, thus the unit will have no effect on normal
AM/FM reception. A LED glows in the on posi-
tion. Designed for use with a 12 -volt negative CIRCLE 32 ON READER SERVICE COUPON
ground system, the Signal 23 takes only a few
minutes to install and comes complete with all selector built into the microphone. The 11/2 x
51/4 x 7 -in. remote section can be mounted in
hardware, instructions, and a limited consumer
warranty. The Signal 23 has a list price of otherwise inaccessible locations and is easily
$38.00. Get the complete specs by writing to concealed as a deterrent to theft. All crystals
r) The Finney Co., 34 West Interstate, Bedford, are supplied for 23 -channel operation and the
01-I 44146. radio is rated at four watts RF power output
maximum. The One -Hander has a built-in full-
time noise blanker and automatic noise limiter
No -Hole Mounted CB Antenna circuit to reduce ignition -type noise, and ce-
"Revolutionary" red, white, and blue styling ramic filtering to eliminate station interference.
is featured on a new copper -core fiberglass CB A three -position switch on the transceiver se-
trunk mounted -whip antenna introduced by lects a built-in speaker, external speaker or
Breaker. The 43 -inch "Spirit of '76" (Model 10- uses the microphone as a speaker. Sensitivity
235) high performance antenna may be mounted is given as 0.5 uV for 10 dB SH-N/N. Selectiv-
CIRCLE 70 ON READER SERVICE COUPON ity at -6 dB, -3 kHz. Adjacent channel rejec-
tion is rated at 60 dB. The Realistic TRC-61
The MON-60 provides complete coverage of all One -Hander is priced at $149.95. For 12 VDC,
three police and public safety bands. Price is positive or negative ground. Available exclusive-
$22.95. For further specifications contact: The ly from more than 4,000 Radio Shack stores and
Antenna Specialists Co., 12435 Euclid Avenue, dealers nationwide.
Cleveland, OH 44106.

CB Antenna Eliminator
Numark Electronics has developed their CB
Antenna Eliminator, Model CB -160. The Numark
Antenna- Eliminator converts an AM car radio
antenna to a perfect dual-purpose antenna for

CIRCLE 60 ON READER SERVICE COUPON


along the side or rear lip of any vehicle trunk
lid. No drill holes are required and an anti -
scuff rubber mounted base protects the surface CIRCLE 48 ON READER SERVICE COUPON
of the trunk. Simple bolt -on fastening permits
the antenna to be easily installed or removed radio and CB use. This device greatly reduces
for hide -away trunk storage. The Breaker an- CB theft, and eliminates CB antenna vandalism.
tenna includes a static arrestor tip, weather - No additional CB antenna installation is neces-
resistant stainless steel spring, and a fine -tun- sary. The CB -160 Antenna Eliminator features
able high -impact ABS encapsulated base load tunable SWR, easy installation, and dependable
coil to achieve maximum transmission and re- performance. Sells for $29.95. For complete in-

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Calf kHz Location Call kHz

Cherokee, Iowa KCHE 1440 Colo. Soros., Colo. KRDO 1240 Cynthlana. Ky. WCYN 1400 WOKA 310
Chesapeake, Va. WCPK 1600 KP I K 1580 Dade City. Fla. WDCF 1350 Douglas, Wyo. KWIV 050
Chester, Ill. KSGM 980 KVOR 1300 Daingerfleld, Tex. KEGG 1560 Douglasville, Ga. WDGL 520
Chester, Pa. WEEZ 1590 KSSS 740 Dalhart, Tex. KXIT 1410 Dover, Del. WDOV 410
WVCH 740 KYSN 1460 Dallas, Oreg. KROW 1460 WKEN 600
Chester, S.C. WGCD 1490 KRYT 1530 Dallas, Tex. KRLD 1080 Dover. N.H. WTSN 270
Chester, Va. WI KI 1410 Columbia, Ky. WAIN 1270 KPBC 1040 Dover. NJ. WRAN 510
Chestertown MD WCTR 1530 Columbia, La. KCTO 1540 KSKY 660 Dover-Foxcroft. ME WOME 340
Cheyenne, Wyo. KFBC 1240 Columbia, Miss. WCJU 1450 KLIF 1190 Dover -New Philadelphia, 0.
KNIE 1590 Columbia, Mo. KFRU 1400 WFAA 570 WIER 450
KRAE 1480 KTGR 1580 KROX 1499 Dowaglae, Mieh. WDOW 440
KVWO 1370 Columbia, Pa. WHEX 1580 WRR 1310 Doylestown, Pa. WBUX 570
Chicago. 111. WAIT 820 Columbia, S.C. WCOS 1400 Dallas -Ft. Worth TX Dublin, Ga. WMLT 330
WBBM 780 WIS 560 WFAA 570 WXLT 230
WCFL 1000 WOIC 1320 Dalton. Ga. WBLJ 1230 Du Bola, Pa. WCED 420

3 WCRW 1240
WEDC 1240
WGN 720
WJPC 950
WIND
Columbia, Tenn.
WNOK 1230
WQXL 1470
WMCP 1280
WKRM 1340
Danbury. Conn,
Danville, III.
WRCD 1430
WTTI 1530
WLAD 800
WDAN 1490
Dubuque, Iowa
Duluth, Minn.
KDTH
WDBQ
KDAL
WEBC
370
490
610
560
560 Columbus Ga. WDAK 540 WITY 980 KAOH 1390
WJJD 1160 WRBL 1420 Danville, Ky. WHIR 1230 WWJC 850
WLS 690 WHYD 1270 Danville, Pa. WPGM 1570 Dumas AR KDDA 1560
WMAQ 670 WCLS 15811 Danville. Va. WBT M 1330 Dumas, Tex. KDDD 800
WMBI 1110 WOKS 1340 WYPR 970 Duncan. Okla. KRHD 1350
WVON 1390 WPNX 1460 WOVA 1250 Dunedin FL WDCL 1470
WSBC 1240 Columbus. Ind, WCSI 1010 WILA 1580 Dundee, N.Y. WFLR 1570
Chicago Hgts., Ill. WMPP 1470 Columbus, Miss. WACR 1050 Dardaneffe AR KCAB 080 Dunnellon. Fla. WTRS 920
WCGO 1600 WCBI 550 Darlington, S.C. WDAK 1350 Dunkirk. N.Y. WDOE 1410
Chickasha. Okla. KWCO 1580 WMBC 1400 Davenport, Iowa WOC 1420 Dunn, N.C. WCKB 780
Chico. Calif. KHSL 1290 Columbus, Nebr. KJSK 900 KWNT 1580 Du Quoin. III. WDQN 1580
KPAY 1060 KTTT 1510 KSTT 117(1 Durand, Wis. WRDN 1430
Chicopee, Mass. WAGE 730 Columbus, Ohlo WBNS 1460 Dawson, Ga. WDWD 990 Durango, Colo. KIUP 930
Chiefland, Fla. WLQH 940 WCOL 1230 KDGO 4240
Childress, Tex. KCTX 1510 WMNI 920 Dayton, Ohio WHIO 1241090 Durant, Okla. KSFO 750
Chillicothe. Mo. KCHI 1010 WOSU 820 WING 1 Durham, N.C. WDNC 820
Chillicothe, Ohio WBEX 1490 WTVN 610 WONE 980 WSRC 1410
WCHI 1350 WVKO 580 WAV1 1210 WSSB 1490
Chlpley, Fla. WBGC 1240 Colville. Wash. KCVL 270 Dayton. Tenn. WDNT 1280 WTIK 1310
Chippewa Falls, Wls. Comanche, Tex. KCOM 550 Daytona Beach, Fla. Dyersburg, Tenn. WDSG 1450
WAXX 1150 Commerce, Ga. WJJC 270 WNDB 1150 WTRO 1330
Christiansburg, Va. W/11 1260 Concord, Calif. KWUN 480 WMFJ 1450 Eagle Pam Ten. KEPS 1270
Christiansted, V.I. WSTX 970 Concord, N.H. WKXL 450 WROD 1340 Eagle River, WIs. WERL 950
Church Hill, Tenn. WMCH 1280 Concord, N.C. WEGO 410 Deadwood, S.Dak. KDSJ 980 Easley, S.C. WELP 1380
Cicero. III. WVON 1450 Concordia, Kans. KNCK 390 Dearborn MI WNIC 1310 E. Grand Forks, Minn.
Cincinnati, Ohio WCKY 1530 Conneaut, Ohio WWOW 360 Decatur AL WHOS 800 KRAD 1590
WCIN 1480 Connellsville, Pa. WCVI 340 WAIF 1490 Eastland, Tex. KERC 1590
W K RC 550 Connersville, Ind. WCNB 580 WMSL 1400 E. Lansing, Mieh. WKAR 870
WLW 700 Conroe, TX KIKH 900 Decatur -Atlanta, Ga. WVIC 730
WSAI 1360 Conway AR KCON 230 WGUN 1010 E. Liverpool, Ohlo WOHI 1490
WUBE 1230 KVEE 330 WQAK 1310 East Longmeadow, Mass.
WZIP 1050 Conway, N.H. WBNC 050 Decatur. III. WDZ 1050 WTYM 1600
Circleville OH WNRE 1540 Conway, S.C. W LAT 330 WSOY 1340 Eastman, Ga. WUFF 710
Clanton AL WKLF 980 WJAL 050 Decatur, Ind. WADM 1540 E. Moline, IL WDLM 960
Clare MI WCRM 990 Cookeville, Tenn. WHUB 400 KWLC 1240 E. Point, Ga. WTJH 280
Claremont, N.H. WTSV 1230 WPTN 550 Decorah. Iowa KWLC 1240 East Prairie, Mo. KGCL 080
Claremore, Okla. KWPR 1270 Coolidge AZ KCKY 150 Deer Lodge, Mont. KDRG 1400 E. St. Loula IL WESL 490
Clalron. Pa. WWCH 1300 Coos Bay, Oreg. KOOS 230 Deerfield, Va. WABH 1150 E. Syracuse, NY WYRD 540
Clarksburg, W. Va. WBOY 1400 KYNG 420 Defiance, Ohio WONW 1280 Easton MD WEMD 460
WHAR 1340 Copper Hill, Tenn. WLSB 400 De Funiak Springs, Fla. Easton, Pa. WEEX 230
WPDX 750 Coaullle, Oreg. KWRO 830 WGTX 1280 WEST 400
Clarksdale, Miss. WROX 1450 Coral Gables, FL WRHC 550 WZEP 1460 Eaton, OH WCTM 130
WKDL 1800 WVCG 080 De Kalb, Ill. WLBK 1360 Eatonton, Ga. WXPO. 520
Clarkston, WA KCLK 1430 Corbin, Ky. WCTT 680 De Land. Fla. WETO 1490 Eatontown, N.J. WHTG 410
Clarksville AR KLYR 1360 WYGO 330 WKKX 1310 Eau Claire, Wis. WEAQ 790
Clarksville. GA WIAF 1500 Cordele, Ga. WMJM 490 Delano, Calif. KCHI 1010 WBIZ 400
Clarksville. Tenn. WJZM 1400 Cordova AK K LA M 450 Delaware. Ohio WDLE 1550 WOKL 050
WDXN 540 Corinth, Miss. WCMA 230 Delray, Bch., Fla. WDBF 1420 Eau Gamble, FL WTAI 560
Clarksville, Tex. KCAR 1350 WKCU 350 Del Rio, Tex. KDLK 1230 Ebensburg, Pa. WEND 580
Claxton, Ga. WCLA 1470 Cornelia, Ga. WCON 450 KWMC 1490 Eden. NC WCBX 130
Clayton. Ga. WGHC 1570 Corning AR KCCB 260 Delta, Colo. KDTA 1400 WLOE 490
Clayton, MO KADI 1320 Corning. N.Y. WCBA 350 Delta, UT KDLT 540 Edenton, N.C. WCDJ 260
KFUO 850 WCLI 450 Deming, N.M. KOTS 1230 Edinburg, Tex. KURV 710
KXLW 1320 Cornwall, N.Y. WWLE 170 Demopolis AL WXAL 1400 Edmonds, Wash. KGDN 830
Clayton, N.Mex. KLMX 1450 Corona, Cal. KREL 370 Denham Soros., La. WLBI 1220 Edna, Tex. KWBY 1130
Clayton NC WHPY 1590 Corpus Christi, TX KCTA 030 Denison, Iowa KDSN 1530 Effingham. III. WCRA 1090
Clearfield, Pa. WCPA 900 KCCT 150 Denison -Sherman, Tex. Elba AL WELB 1350
Clearwater, Fla. WTAN 1340 KEYS 440 KDSX 950 Elberton, Ga. WSGC 1400
WAZE 860 KRYS 1360 Denmark -Bamberg, S.C. El Cajon, Calif. KDEO 910
Cleburne, Tex. KCLE 1120 KSIX 230 WWBD 790 El Campo, Tex. KULP 1390
Clemson. S.C. WCCP 1560 KUNO 400 Denton,:C0.". KDNT 1440 El Centro, Calif. KXO 1230
Clermont FL WSLC 1340 Corry, PA WWCB 370 KAAT 1090 KAMP 1430
Cleveland. Ga. WRWH 1350 Corsicana, Tex. KAND 340 KDEN 1340 El Dorado AR KDMS 1290
Cleveland, Miss. WCLD 1490 Cortez. Colo. KVFC 740 KFML 1390 KELD 1400
WDSK 1410 Cortland, N.Y. WKRT 920 KNOW 630 El Dorado KS KOYY 1430
Cleveland OH WWWE 1100
Corvallis, Ore. KLOO 1340 KIMN 950 Eldorado Springs, Mo.
WIXY 1260 KFLY 1240 KLIR 990 KESM 1580
WERE 1300 KOAC 550 K LZ 560 Eleele, Kano!, Hawaii
Corydon, Ind. WPDF 1550 KERE 710 KUAI 720
WGAR 1220 Coshocton, Ohio WTNS 1560 KOA 850 Elgin, Ill. WRMN 1410
W H K 1420 Cottage Grove, Ore. KNND 1400 KPOF 910 Elizabeth. N.J. WJDM 1530
WABQ 1540 Cottonwood AZ KVIO 1600 KFSC 1220 Elizabeth City, N. C.
WJW 850 Coudersport, Pa. WFRM 800 KTLK 1286 WCNC 1240
Cleveland, Tenn. WBAC 1340 Council Bluffs, Iowa DeQueen AR KDQN 1390 WGA1 560
WCLE 1570 KRCB 1560 DeRidder, La. KDLA 1010 Ellzabethton. Tenn. WBEJ 1240
Cleveland, TX KJCH 1410 Courtenay, B.C. CFCP 1440 Dermott, AR KAKA 1110 WIDD 1520
Cleve. rights., Ohio W.1510 1490 Covington, Ga. WGFS 1430 DeSoto, Mo. KHAD 1190 Elizabethtown, Ky. WIEL 1400
Clewiston, Fla. WOWY 1590 Covington, Ky. WCLU 1320 Des Moines, Iowa KCBC 1390 Elizabethtown, N.C.
Clifton AZ KCUZ 1490 Covington, La . WARB 730 K104 940 WBLA 440
Clifton Forge VA WXCF 1230 Covington, Tenn. W KBL 1250 KRNT 1350 Elizabethtown, Pa. WPDC 600
Clinch, Va. WDIC 1430 Covington, Va. WKEY 1340 KSO 1460 Elk City, OK KADS 240
Clinton, Ill. WHOW 1520 Cowan, Tenn. WZYX 1440 KWKY 1150 Elkhart. Ind. WCMR 270
Clinton, Iowa KCLN 1390 Cozad, Neb. KAMI 1580 WHO 1040 WTRC 340
KROS 1340 Craig, Colo. KRAI 550 Detroit, Mich. WCAR 1130 Elkins, N.C. WI FM 540
Clinton. Mo. KDKD 1280 Crane, Tex. KBSN 970 WDEE 1500 Elkins, W.Va. WDNE 240
Clinton, NC WRIU 880 Crawfordsville, Ind. WJLB 1400 Elko. Nev. KELK 240
WCLN 1170 WCVL 1550 WJR 760 Elkton, Md. WSER 550
Clinton. Okla. KWOE 1320 Crescent City, Calif. KPLY 1240 WW1 950 Ellensburg. Wash. KXLE 240
Clinton, S.C. WPM 1410 KPOD 1310 WXYZ 1270 Ellenville, N.Y. WELV 370
Clinton. Tenn. WYSH 1380 Creston, Iowa KSIB 1520 Detroit Lakes, Minn. Ellsworth, Me. WDEA 370
Cloquet, Minn. WKLK 1230 Crestview, Fla. WCNU 1010 KDLM 1340 Elmhurst, IL WKDC 530
Clovis, CA KGPD 790 WJSB 1050 Devils Lake. N.Dak. Elmira, N.Y. WELM 410
Clovis, N.Mex. KCLV 1240 Crewe, Va. WSVS 800 KDLR 1240 WENY 230
KICA 980 Crockett, Tex. KIVY 1290 DeWitt AR KDEW 1470 Elmira Heights -
KWKA 680 Crookston, Minn. KROX 1260 Dexter, Mo. KDEX 1590 Horseheads, N.Y. WEHH 590
Coachella. Calif. KCHV 970 Crossett AR KAGH 800 Diboll, Tex. KSPL 1260 El Paso, TX KROD. 800
Coamo, P.R. WCPR 1450 Crossville, Tenn. WAEW 1330 Dickinson, N.Dak. KDIX 1230 KAMA 080
Coatesville, Pa. WC01 1420 WCSV 1490 Dickson, Tenn. WDKN 1260 KELP 920
Cochran, Ga. WVMG 1440 Crowley. La. KSIG 1450 Dillingham, AK KDLG 670 KHEY 690
Cocoa Beach, Fla. WEZY 1350 KAJN 1560 Dillon. Mont. KDBM 1490 KINT 1590
WWBC 1510 Crozet, Va. WPED 810 Dillon, S.C. WDSC 800 KISO 1150
W R KT 1300 Crystal Lake, Ill. WIVS 850 Dimmitt, Tex. KOHN 1470 KSET 1340
Cody. Wyo. KODI 1400 Cuero, TX KEWS 1600 Dinuba, Calif. KRDU 1130 KT8M 1380
Coeur d'Alene, Ida. KVNI 1240 Cullman AL WFMH 1460 Dixon. III. WIXN 1460 El Renn, Okla. KELR 1460
Coffeyville, Kans. KGGF 690 WKUL 1340 Dodge City, Kans. KGNO 1370 Ely, Minn. WELY 1450
Colby, Kans. KXXX 790 Culpeper, Va. WCVA 1490 KEDD 1550 Ely. Nev. KELY 1230
Coldwater, Mieh. WTVB 1590 Cumberland, Ky. WCPM 1280 Dodgeville. Wis. WDMP 810 Elyria, Ohio WEOL 930
Coleman, Tex. KSTA 1000 Cumberland MD WCMD 1230 Donalsonville, Ga. WSEM 1500 Eminence, Ky. WSTL 1800
Colfax, Wash. KCLX 1450 WCBC 1270 Donaldsonville, La. WSLG 1090 Emporia. Kans. KVOE 1400
College Park, GA WSSA 1570 WTBO 1450 Donelson, Tenn. WAMB 1190 Emporia, Va. WEVA 880
College Station. Tex. Cumming, GA WSNE 1170 Doniphans. Mo. KDFN 1500 Emporium, Pa. WLEM 1250
WTAW 1150 Cushing, Okla. KUSH 1660 Dothan AL WAGF 1320 Endicott, N.Y. WENE 1430
Collierville TN WMSO 1590 Cuthbert, Ga. WCUG 850 WDIG 1450 Englewood, CO KWBZ 1150
Collinsville. Va. WFIC 1530 Cuyahoga Falls. Ohio WOOF 560 Englewood, Fla. WENG 1530
Colonial Heights, Va. WCUE 1150 Douglas AZ KAWT 1450 Englewood, Tenn. WENR 1090
WPVA 1290 Cypress Gardens, Fla. KAPR 930 Enid, Okla. KCRC 1390
Colorado City, Tex. KVMC 1320 WGTO 540 Douglas, Ga. WDMG 860 KGWA 960

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz

Enterprise AL WIRB 600 Ft. Collins. Colo. KCOL 410 Gt. WAXU 1580 Groton -New London CT
Enterprise, Oreg. KWVR 1340 KIIX 600 S.C.it W GIN 1400 WSUB 980
Ephrata, Pa. WGSA 1310 Ft. Dodge, Iowa KVFD 400 WINH 1470 Grove City, Pa. WSA.1 1340
Ephrata. Wash. KU LF 730 KWMT 540 Georgetown, Tex. KGTN 1530 Grundy, Va. WNRG 940
Erie, Pa. WWYN 1260 Ft. Kent, ME W LVC 340 Gettysburg, Pa. WGET 1321.1 Guayama, P.R. W X RF 1590
WJET 1400 Ft. Knox, Ky. WSAC 470 Gillette, Wyo. KIML 1270 Gulfport, MS WGUF 1130
WRIE 1330 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. WFTL 400 Gilmer TX KHYM 1060 WGCM 1240
WWGO 1459 WIXX 520 Gilroy, Cal. KAZA 1290 Gulfport -Biloxi, MS
Erwin, Tenn. WEMB 1420 WSRF 580 Uladewater, Tex. K EES 1430 WROA 1390
Escanaba, Mich. WDBC 680 WAYS 190
Gladw1n. MI WJEB 1350 Gunnison, Colo. KGUC 1490
Escanaba MI WBDN 600 Ft. Madison. Iowa KXGI 360 Glasgow, Ky. WKAY 1490 Guntersville AL WGSV 1270
Escondido, Calif. KOWN 1450 Ft. Morgan, Coln. KFTM 400 WLDS 14411 Guthrie. Okla. KOKC 1490
Espanola, N. M. KDCE 970 Ft. Myers, Fla. WINK 240 Glasgow, Mont. KL TZ 1240 Guymon, Okla. KGYN 1210
Estes Park, CO KSIR 1470 WMYR 410 Glen Burnie, Md. W ISZ 1590 Hackensack, NI WW D .1 970
Estherville, Ia. KILR 1070 WCAI 350 Glendale AZ KHUX 13611 Hackettstown, NJ WRNJ 1000
Etowah, Tenn. WCPH 1220 Fort Payne AL WFPA 400 Glendale, Calif. KIEV 870 Hagerstown, Md. WARK 1490
Eufula AL WULA 1240 WZOB 250 KXGN 1400
Eugene, Ore. KEED 1450 Ft. Pierce, FL tilendive, Mont. WJEJ 1240
WFTP 1330 KOLE 690 Halley, Idaho KSKI 1340
KASH 1600 WIRA 400 KCAM Haines City, Fla. WHAN 930
KATR 1320 Ft. Scott. Kans. KMDO 800 Glennallen AK 780
KORE 1050 Fort Smith AR Glens Fails, N.Y. W ISZA 1410 Haleyyllie AL WJBB 1230
KFPW 230 W WSL 1450 Halfway, Md. WHAG 1410
KBDF 1280 KF8A 950 W KIG 1560 Hamden, Conn. WCDQ 1220
KPNW 1120 KTCS 410
Glenville, Ga.
liienwoou Spray., Colo. Hamilton AL WERH 970
KUGN 590 KWHN 320 KULN 980 Hamilton, MT KLYQ 1241
Eunice, La. KEUN 1490 Ft. Stockton, Tex. KFST 860 KPPR 124u Hamilton, Ohio W MOH
Eupora, MS WEPA 710 Ft. Valley, Ge. WFPM 150
Globe, AZ 450
Eureka, Calif. KINS 980 Gloucester, Va. WODY 1420 Hamilton. Tex. KCLW 900
Ft. Walton Beeeh, Fla. Gloversville -Johnston NY Hamlet, N. C. WKDX 250
KHUM 790 WNUE 400 WENT 1340 Hammond, Ind. WIOB 230
KRED 1480 W FT W 260 Hammond, La.
Eustis, Fla. WLCO 1240 Ft. Wayne, Ind. WGL 250 Gold beach, Oreg. K bLY 1220 W FP R 400
Evanston, Ill. WEAW 1330 ',win. meadow, La. Hammonton NJ WRDI 580
WFWR 090 KLEB 1600 Hampton, S.C. WBHC 270
WLTD 1590 WOWO 190 Hampton, Va. WVEC 490
Evanston, Wyo. KEVA 1240 WLYV 450 Golden Valley, Minn.
Evansville, Ind. WROZ 1400 WMEE 380 1(088 1440 Hancock, Mich. WMPL 920
WGBF 1280 Ft. Worth, Tex. K11M 870
KUAL 13/U Hanford, Calif. KNGS 620
WIKY 820 Goldsboro, N.C. W F ML 738 Hannibal. Mo. KHMO 070
KRXV 1540 W ISISK 1158 Hanover, N.H. WTSL 400
WJPS 1330 KFJZ 1270 WYNN 130U WDCR 340
Eveleth, Minn. WEVE 1340 KNOK 970 Hanover, Pa. WHVR 280
Everett, Pa. WSKE 1050 Gonzales, Texas KU I I 145U
WBAP 820 Boudianu, Kans. KLUE 730 Hardin, Mont. KHDN 230
Everett, Wash. KRKO 1380 KXOL 360 Hardinsburg, Ky. WHIG 520
KWYZ 1230 Gordon. Ga. W KUG 13 13t)
Fesston, Minn. KEHG 480 Gosnen, Ind. W KAM 190U Harlan, Ky. WHLN 410
Evergreen AL WBLO 1470 Fostoria, Ohio WFOB 430 WFSR
Excelsior Springs, Mo. Guuver near, N.Y. WIGS 1230 470
Fountain Inn. S.C. WFIS 600 Gralton, ND KXPO 1340
KEXS 1090 Fowler. Calif. K LIP 220 Harlingen, Tex. KGBT 530
Exeter. N.H. WKXR 1540 Framingham. Mass. WKOX 190 uraiton, W.Va. W V VW 1260 Harrisburg, Ill. WEBQ 240
Fairbanks AK KFAR 860 uranain, N.C. WSML 1189 Harriman, Tenn. WHBT
Frankfort, Ind. WILD 570 tiranam, Tex. KSW A 1330
600
KFRB 900 Frankfnrt. Ky. WFKY 490 Harrisburg, Pa, WFEC 400
KIAK 970 Franklin, Ky. WFKN 220 Grand rorks, N.D. 15 F.1 M 13/0 WCMB 460
Fair Bluff. N.C. WWKO 480 K K X I.. 1440 WHP
Franklin, La. FRA 390 KNOX 1310 580
Fairbury, Nebr. KGMT 310 Franklin, N.C. WFSC 050 WKBO 230
Fairfax, Va. WEEL 310 Franklin, N.H. WFTN 240 Grand Haven, Mich. Harrison AR KHOZ 900
Fairfield AL WILD 400 WGHN 1370 Harrisonburg, Va. W H BG 360
Franklin. Pa. WFRA 450 Grand Island, Nebr.
Fairfield, Ill WFIW 390 Franklin, Tenn. WAGO 950 KMMJ 750 W KCY 3110
Fairfield, Iowa KMCD 570 WIZO 380 WSVA 550
Fairfield, 0. WCNW 560
1(1401 1420 Harrodsburg, Ky. W HBN 420
Fairhope AL WABF 220
Franklin, Va. WVSR 250 Grand lunation, Colo,. Hartford, Conn. W D RC 360
Fairmont. Minn. KSUM 370
Franklinton. La. WFCG 110 KREX 1100 WCCC 290
Fairmont, N.C. WFMO 860 Frederick, Md. WFMD 930 KEXO 1230 WPOP 410
WZYQ 370 KST H 620
Fairmont, W.Va. WMMN 920 Frederick, Okla. KTAT 570 MAIL 1140 WT IC 080
WITS 1490 Hartford, Ky. WLLS 600
Fairway, Kan. KUDL 1380 Fredericksburg. Tex. Grand Prairie, Tex. Hartford, Wis. WTK M 540
Fajardo, P.R. WMDD 1480 KNAF 910 KKDA 730 Hartselle AL W H RT 860
Falfurrias, Tex. KPSO 1260 Fredericksburg, VA WFAV 1230 Grand Rapids, MI WMAX 480 Hartsville, S.C. W HSC 450
Fallon, Nev. KVLV 980 WFLS 350 230 WSDC 490
Fell River, Mass. WALE 1400 FrederIcksted. VI W RR A 290 WFUlt 5/0 Hartsville, Tenn. WJKM 090
WSAR 1480 Fredericktnwn, Mo. WORD 410 Hartwell, Ga. WKLY 980
Falls Church, Va. WFAX 1220 KFTW 450 W LA V seu Harvard, Ill. W MCW 600
Falls City, Nebr. KING 1230 Fredonia. N.Y. WBUZ 570 WOOD 300 Harvey, III. W BEE 570
Fargo, N.Dak. WDAY 970 Freeport, Ill. WFRL 570 Grand Rapids MN KOZY 320 Hastings, Mich. W BCH 220
KFGO 790
Freeport, N.Y. WGBB 240 Grangeville, Idaho KORT 230 Hastings, Minn. K OWA 460
KFNW 1170 Freeport, Tex. K BRZ 480 Granite City. Ill. WGNU 920 Hastings, Nebr. K HAS 230
KQWB 1550 Freemont, Mleh. WSHN 550 Granite Falls, N. C. KICS 550
Faribault, Minn. KDHL 920 Fremont, Nebr, KHUB 340 WKJK 900 Hattiesburg, Miss. WBKH 950
FarmersvIlle, La. KTDL 1470 Fremont. Ohio WFRO 900 Grants, N.Mex. KMIN 980 WFOR 400
Farmington, Me. WKT.1 1380
Fresno, Calif. KARM 430 Grants Pass, Oreg. KAGI 990 WHSY 230
Farmington, Mo. KREI 800
KBIF 900 KAJO 1270 WORV 580
KIRV 510 Grayling, MI WGRY 1590 WXXX 310
Farmington, N.M. KENN 1390 KEAP 980 Grayson, Ky. WGOH 1370
KWYK 980 Havelock, N.C. WKVO 330
KRZE 1280 KXEX 550 Gt. Barrington, Mats. Haverhill. Mass. W H AV 490
Farmville, KFRE 940 WSBS 880 Havre, Mont. 1(01M 610
N.C. WFAG 1250 KGST 800 Gt. Bend, Kans. I( V GB 1590
Farmviile, Va. WFLO 870 Havre de Grace. Md.
Farrell. Pa. WFAR 1470
KMAK 340 Great Falls MT KEIN 1310 W ASA 330
Farwell. Tex. KZOL 1570
KW 580 KUDI 1450 Hawesville, KY W KCM 140
KYNO 300 KMON 560 Hawkinsville, Ge. WCEH 610
Fayette AL WWWF 990 Friona, Tex. KNNN 070 KAR R 400
Fayetteville AR KHOO 1440 Hays, Kans. KAYS 400
Front Royal, Va. WFTR 450 Greeley, Colo. KFKA 310 Haynesville, La. K LU V 580
KFAY 1250 Frostburg. Md. WFRB 560 KYOU 450
Fayetteville, N.C. WFAI 1230 Hayward, Wis. W HSM 910
WFNC 940
Fulton, Ky. WFUL 270 Green Bay, WI WGEE 360 Hazard, Ky. W K1C 390
Fulton, Miss. WFTO 1330 WD UZ 400 Hazeihurst, Ga. WVOH 920
WFLB 1490 Fuittin, Mo. K FA L 990 WNFL 440 Hazelhurst, Miss.
WIDU 1800 W M DC 220
Fayetteville. Tenn. Fulton, N.Y. WOSC 1300 Greeneville, Tenn. WGRV 340 Hazelton, Pa. WAD.. 490
Fuquay- varina, N.C. WSMG 450 WHZN 300
WEKR 1240 WAKS 1460 Greenfield, Max,, WHAI 240
WIXC 1140 Heath, OH WHTH 000
Gadsden AL Vi GAD 1350 Green River, WY KUGR 490 Heber Springs AR KAWW 370
Fergus Falls. Minn. Greensboro, N.C. W BIG 470
KBRF 1250 W.1 BY vill) Helena AR KFFA 360
Fernandina Beach FL WAAX 5.8 WCOG 320 Helena. Mont. KCAP 340
Gaffney, S.C. W F ON 1570 WEAL 510 KBLL 240
WYHI 1570 W EAL 1500 WGBG 400 K MTX 950
Ferriday, La, KFNV 1600 Gainesville, WPET
Festus. Mo. KJCF 1400 Fla. WUVH 98U 950 Hemet, Calif. KHS.1 920
W (WU 12su Greensburg, Ind. WIRE 330 Hemingway, S.C. WICYB 000
FestusSt. Louis, Mo. W HU F 059 Greensburg, KY WGRK 550 Hempstead, N.Y. WHLI 100
KXEN 1010 W AKA 139U Greensburg, Pa. WHJB 620 Henderson, Ky. WSON 860
Findlay, Ohio WFIN 1330 Gainesville, Ga. WGGA 550 Greenville AL WGYV 380 Henderson, NV 1(BM 1
Fisher, W.Va. WELD 890 400
WDUN 144. Greenville, M ieh. W PLB 380 Henderson -Las Vegas, NV
Fitchburg, Mass. WEIM 1280 WNkil 1 Isu Greenville, Miss. WJPR 330
WFGL 960 KVOV 280
Gainesville, Tex. is GAF 1500 WDDT 900 Henderson, N.C. WHNC 890
F;"liatzguaradd,A2a. WBHB 1240 Galax, Va. W BOB 13611 WGVM 280 WIZS 450
KCLS 600 liaiesuurg, Ill. W GIL 1400 W BZQ 550 Henderson, Tenn. WHHM 580
KAFF 930 W A1K 159U Greenville, N.C. WNCI 070 Henderson, Tex. KGRI 000
KEOS 690 Galion, OH WGLX 1570 WOOW 340 KWRD 470
Flat River, Mo. KFMO 1240 Gallatin, Tenn. WHIN 1016 WPXY 590 H endersonville, N.C.
Flint, Mich. WFDF 910 WA M G 1130 Greenville, Pa. WGRP 940 WH KP 450
WTRX 1330 Gail i pol is, Ohio VI .1EH 990 Greenville, S.C. WESC 660 WH VL 600
WAMM 1420 Gallup, N. mex. KUAK 1330 WFBC 1330 Henryetta, Okla. K H EN 590
WCZN 1570 KY VA 1430 WHYZ 1070 Hereford, Tex. K PA N 860
WKMF 1470 Galveston TX K 1 LE 1400 WMRB 1490 Herkimer, N.Y. WALT 420
WTAC 600 KG BC 154u WMTY 1090 Hermiston. OR KOHU 360
Flomaton AL WTCB 990 Garden City, Ga. W MN I 152U WMUU 1260 Herndon, Vs. WOHN 440
Florence AL WXOR 1340 tiaruen City, Kan. KOHL 1240 W 00 K 1440 Herrin, Ill. WJPF 340
WOWL 1240 KUPK 1050 Greenville, TX KGVL 1400 Hettinger, N.Dak, K N DC 490
Florence. S.C. WJMX 970 Garden City, Mich. W11(..) 10911 Greenwich, Conn. WGCH 1490 H 'lib Ina. Minn. WMFG 240
WOLS 1230 Gardiner, Me. WARK 1200 Greenwood, Miss. WABO 960 WKKQ 060
WYNN 540 Gardner, Mass. W UAW 1340 WGRM 1240 Hickory, N.C. WH KY 290
Floydada, Tex. KFLD 900 Garner, N.C. W KBQ lUOU WSWG 1540 WIRC 630
Foley AL WHEP 1310 Gary, 1 nu. W W CA 1270 Greenwood, S.C. WCRS 1450 WSPF onn
Fond du Lac, Wls. KFIZ 1450 WL1H 1370 WMTY 1090 Highland. Ill. W IN U 510
Fordyce AR KBJT 1570 Garyville, La. WKQT 11119 Greer, S.C. WEAB 800 Highland Park-
Forest. MS WMAG 850 Gastonia. NC W (INC I450 WCKI 1300 Deerfield IL W V VX 430
Forest City. N.C. WBBO 780 W LTC 1370 Grenada, Miss. WNAG 1400 Highland Park, Tex. KVIL 150
WAGY 1320 Gate City, Va. W GAT 1050 Gresham, Oreg. KRDR 1230 Highland Springs, Vs.
Forks, Wash. KVAC 1490 uayiord, Mich, WA TC 900 Gretna, La. I( GLA 1540 WENZ 450
Forrest City AR KXJK 950 Ueneseo IL WGEN 1500 Gretna VA WMNA 730 High Point, N.C. WMFR 230
Forsyth, MT Ki KC 1250 Geneva AL WULA 1150 Griffin, Ga. WKEU 1450 W (11.D 5,in
Ft. Atkinson, Wis. WFAW 940 Geneva,, Ill. WGSB 1480 WHIE 1320 WHPE 070
Ft. Bragg, Calif. KDAC 1230 Geneva,' N.Y. W tiVA 1240 WGRI 1410 H illshoro, Ohio WSRW 590
Ft. Campbell, Ky. WABD 1370 Georgetown, Del. WJWL 000 Grinnell. Iowa KGRN 1410 H illsboro. Oreg. KUIK 360

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz
Hillsboro, Tex. KHBR 1560 Irondale AL WLPH 1450 Kennett. Mo. KBOA 830 Las Vegas, Nev. KENO 1460
Hillsdale, Mich. WCSR 1340 Iron Mtn., Mleh. WMIQ 1450 KBXM 1540 KLAV 1230
Hilisville, Va. WHHV 1400 Iron River, Mich. WIKB 1230 Kennewick, WA KOTY 1340 KRAM 1340
Hilo, HI KPUA 670 Ironton. Oslo WIRO 1230 KONA 610 KLUC 1140
KIPA 620 Ironton, MO KPIA 1480 Kenosha, Wis. WLIP 1050 KORK 920
KHLO 850 Ironwood. Mich. WJMS 590 Kent, 0. WKNT 1520 KVEG 970
Hindman, Ky. W I( CB 540 Irvine, Ky. WIRY 1550 Keokuk, Iowa KOKX 1310 KDWN 720
Hinesville, Ga. KGML 990 Isabella, P.R. WISA 1390 Kermit. Tex. ,KERB 600 Las Vegas. N.Mex. KFUN 1230
Hinton, W.Va. WMTD 380 'shimming, Mich. WJPD 1240 Kerrville, Tex. KERV 1230 Latrobe, Pa. WQTW 1570
Hobart, Okla. KT.'S 420 WUPY 970 Kershaw, S.C. WKSC 1300 WTRA 1480
Hobbs, N.Mex. KWEW 480 Islip, N.Y. WLIX 540 Ketchikan AK KTKN 930 Laurel, Md. WLMD 900
KHOB 390 Ithaca, N.Y. WHCU 870 Kewanee. III. WKEI 1450 Laurel, Miss. WAML 1340
Hohenwald, TN WMLR 230 WTKO 1470 Keyser. W.Va. WKLP 1390 WLAU 1430
Holbrook AZ KDJI 270 luka, Miss. WVOM 1270 Key West, Fla. WKWF 1600 WNSL 1260
HoldenvIlle, OK KVYL 370 Jackson, AL WHOD 1230 WKIZ 1500 Laurens, S.C. WLBG 880
Ho!dredge, Nebr. KUVR 380 Jaekson, Ga. 11/AA 1540 Kilgore. Tex. KOCA 1240 LaurInburg, N.C. WEWO 1080
Holland. Mich. W HTC 450 Jackson, Ky. WEKG 810 Killeen TX KIXS 1050 WLNC 1300
WJBL 260 Jackson, Mieh. WIBM 1450 Kimball. Nebr. KIMR 1260 Lawrence, Kans. KFKU 1250
Holly Hill SC WKHJ 440 WKHM 970 King. N.C. WKTE 1090 KLWN 1320
Hollister, Cal. K MPG 540 WJCO 1510 King City, Calif. KRKC 1490 Lawrence, Mass. WCCM 800
Hollywood. Fla. WGMA 320 Jackson, Miss. WJDX 020 Kingman AZ KAAA 1230 Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
Holly Springs, Miss. WJQS 1400 Kings Mountain, N.C. WDXE 1370
WKRA 110 WJXN 1450 Wl(MT 1220 Lawrenceville, Ga. WLAW 1360
Holyoke, Mass. WREB 930 WOKJ 1550 Kingsport, Tenn. WKIN 1320 Lawreneeville, III. WAKO 910
Homestead, FL WQDI 430 WWUN 1590 WwsKoPTe 11049000
Lawrenceville, Va. WLES 580
Homewood. Ala. WILD 400 WRBC 1300 Lawton, Okla. 1(13W0 1380
Hondo. Tex. KRME 480 WSLI 930 Kingston NY WKOT 1550 KCCO 1050
Honesdale PA WHPA 590 Jackson MO KJAS 1170 WGHQ 920 Leadville, CO KBRR 1230
Honolulu. HI KAIM 870 Jackson, Ohio WLMJ 1280 WKNY 1490 Leavenworth, Kans. KCLO 1410
KISA 1540 Jackson, Tenn. WDXI 1310 Kingstree, S.C. WDKD 1310 Lebanon, Ky. WLBN 1590
KCCN 1420 WJAI( 1450 WKSP 1090 Lebanon, MO KLWT 1230
KGMB 590 WTJS 1390 Kingsville, Tex. KINE 1330 KIEL 1080
KZ00 1210 Jackson, Wis. WYLO 540 Kingwood. W.Va. WFSP 1560 KGAL 920
KIOE lean Jackson, Wyo. KSGT 1340 Kinston. N.C. WELS 1010 Lebanon, Pa.r. WLBR 1270
KPOI 1380 Jacksonville AR KGMR 1500 WFTC 960 WJWD 940
KIKI 830 Jacksonville. Fla. WJAX 930 WISP 1230 Lebanon, Tenn. WCOR 900
KGU 760 WAPE 690 Kirkland. WA KILO 1460 Lebanon, VA WLRV 580
KHVH 1040 WVOJ 1320 Kirksville. Mo. KI RX 1450 Leesburg, Fla. WLBE 790
KKUA 690 WEXI 1280 Kissimmee. Fla. WFIV 1080 WZST 410
KNO1 270 WPDQ 1460 WACY 1220 Leesburg, Va. WAGE 290
KOHO 170 WCGL 1360 Kittanninn, Pa. WACB 1380 Leesville, La. KLLA 370
KORL 850 WOZN 970 Klamath Falls, Oreg. Lehigh Acres, Fla. WAYK 440
KUMU 500 WMBR 600 KAGO 1150 Lehighton, Pa. WYNS 150
Hood River, Oreg. KIHR 340 WCMG 1090 KFLS 1450 Leitchfield, KY WMTL 580
Hope AR KXAR 490 WERD 1400 KLAD 960 Leland, bliss. WEST 580
Hopewell. Va. WHAP 340 WIAD 1530 Knox. IN WKVI 1520 LeMars, lows KLEM 410
Hopkinsville, Ky. WHOP 230 Jacksonville, Ill. WJIL 1550 Knoxville, Iowa KNIA 1320 Lemmon, S.D. KBJM 400
WKOA 400 WLDS 1180 Knoxville, Tenn. WBI R 1240 Lemoore, Calif. KLAN 320
Hoquim. Wash. KGHO 580 Jacksonville, N.C. WING 1240 WIVK esn
KOAD 240
Hornell NY WHHO 1320 WBBS 1290 1430
Lenoir, N.C. WJRI 340
WLEA 480 WLAS 910 WETS WKGX 080
Horseheads, N.Y. WIQT 000 Jacksonville, Tex. KEBE 1400 WKGN 1340 Lenoir City, Tenn. WBLC 360
Hot Springs AR KBHS 590 Jacksonville Bch.. Fla. WKXV non WLIL 730
KXOW 420 WBIX 1010 WNOX 990 Leominster, Mass. WLMS 000
KZ N G 340 Jamestown, Ky. WJKY 1060 WKVO 1490 Leonardtown, Md. WKIK 370
Hot Springs, S.Dak. Jamestown, N.Dak. KEYJ 1400 WSKT 1580 Leone, Am. Samoa WVUV 120
KOBH 580 KSJB 600 Kodiak AK KVOK 560 Levelland, Tex. KLVT 230
Houghton. Mieh. WHDF 1400 Jamestown. N.Y. WJTN 1240 Kokomo. Ind. WIOU 1350 Levittown, Pa. WBCB 490
Houghton Lake. Mieh. WKSN 1340 Kosciusko, Miss. WKOZ 1340 Lewisburg, Tenn. WJJM 490
WHGR 1290 Jamestown, Tenn. WCLC 1260 Kotzebue AK KOTZ 720 Lewiston, Idaho KRLC 350
Houlton. Maine WHOU 1340 WDEB 1500 Laennia, N.H. WLNH 1350 KOZE 300
Houma, La. KJIN 1490 Jamesville, VA WEXM 1520 WEMI 1490 Lewiston, Maine WCOU 240
Houston, Miss WCPC 940 Janesville, Wis. WCLO 1230 LaCrosse, WI WIZM 1410 WLAM 470
Houston, Mo. KBTC 1250 Jasper AL WWWB 1360 WLCX 1490 Lewistown, Mont. KXLO 230
Houston. Tex. KCOH 1430 WARF 1240 WKTY 580 Lewistown, Pa. WKVA 920
KENR 1070 Jasper GA WYYZ 1580 Ladysmith, Wis. WLDY 1340 WMRF 490
KEYH 850 Jasper, Ind. WITZ 990 Lafayette, Ga. WLFA 1590 WLAP 630
KILT 610 Jasper, Tex. KTXJ 1350 Lafayette. Ind. WASK 1450 Lexington, Ky.
K N UZ 1230 Jeanette PA WBCW 1530 WAZY 1410 WBLG 300
KODA 1010 Jefferson City, Mo. KLIK 950 WBAA 920 WVLK 590
KPRC 950 KWOS 1240 Lafayette, La. KPEL 1420 Lexington, Miss. WXTN 000
KULF 790 Jefferson City, Tenn. KVOL 1330 Lexington, Mo. KLEX 570
KTRH 740 WJFC 1480 KX KW 1520 Lexington, Neb. KRVN 880
KXYZ 1320 Jeffersonville, Ind. WXVW 1450 Lafayette, Tenn. WEEN 1460 Lexington, N.C. WBUY 440
KYOK 1590 Jellico TN WJJT 1540 LaFollette, Tenn. WLAF 1450 Lexington, Tenn. WDXL 490
Howell, Mich. WHMI 1350 Jena, La. KCKW 1480 LaGrande. Oreg. KLBM 1450 Lexington, Va. WREL 450
Hugo, Okla. KIHN 1340 Jenkins, KY WREM 1000 LaGrange, Ga. WLAO 1240 Lexington Pk., Md. WPTX 920
Hudson, N.Y. WHUC 1230 Jennings, La. KJEF 1290 WTRP 620 Libby, Mont. KLCB 230
Humacao. P.R. WALO 1240 Jerome, Idaho KART 1400 LeGrange, III. WTAQ 1300 Liberal, Kana. KSCB 270
Humble City. N.M. KCIA 1110 lerseyville, Ill. WJBM 1480 LaGrange. Tex. KVLG 1570 KLIB 470
Humboldt, Tenn. W I BI 740 Jesup, Ga. WLOP 1370 Lalunta, Coln. KBZZ 1400 Liberty, Ky. WKDO 560
WHMT 1190 John Day. Ore. KJDY 1400 Lake Charles, La. KLOU 1580 Liberty, Mo. KB1L 140
Huntingdon, Pa. WHUN 1150 Johnson City, Tenn. Liberty, N.Y. WVOS 240
KLCL 1470 Liberty, Tex. KPXE 050
Huntingdon. TN WIN 1530 WJCW 910 KAOK 1400 Lihue, Hawaii KTOH 350
Huntington. Ind. WHLT 1300 WETB 790 Lake City, Fla. WDSH 1340 Lima, Ohio WIMA 150
Huntington. N.Y. WGSM 740 Johnston, SC WJES 1570 WGRO 900
Huntington, W. Va. Johnstown, N.Y. WIZR 930 WCIT 940
Johnstown. Pa. WJAC 850 Lake City, S.C. WJOT 1280 Lincoln, III. WPRC 370
WKEE 800 Lake Geneva, W Is. WMIR 1550 Lincoln, Me. WLKN 450
WGNT 930 WJNL 1490 Lake H City AZ Lincoln, Nebr, KFOR 240
WWHY 1470 WCRO 1230
HunstvIlle AL WBHP 1230 Joliet, lit. WJOL 1340 KFWJ 980 KLIN 400
WJRC 1510 Lake Isabella CA KVLI 140 KLMS 480
WEUP 1600 Laacland FL WQPD 430 KECK 530
WFIX 1450 Jonesboro AR KBTM 1230
KNEA 970 WONN 230 Lincoln City OR KBCH 380
WAAY 1550 W WAS 330 Lineolnton, N.C. WLON 050
WVOV 1000 Jonesboro, La. KTOC 020
Huntsville. Tex. KSAM 1490 Jonesboro, Tenn. WJSO 590 Lake Placid, N.Y. WIRD 920 Lineville, Ala. WANL 540
KIJV 1340 Jonesville, La. KANV 460 Lakeport, Cal. KBLC 270 Linton, Ind. WBTO 600
Huron, SD Lake ',residence, La. KLPL 050 Litchfield, Ill. WSMI 540
KOKK 1190 Joplin, Mo. WMBH 450 Lake Tahoe, Calif. KOWL 490 Litchfield. Minn. KLFD 410
Hurricane, WV WZTQ 1080 KQYX 560
Hutchinson. Kans. KWBW 1450 KFSB 310 LaKeeiew, Oreg. KQ1K 230 Little Falls, Minn. KLTF 960
KWHK 1260 KODE 230 Lake Wales, Fla. WIPC 280 Little Falls, N.Y. WLFH 230
Juncos, PR WCID 460 Lakewood, Colo. KLAK 600 Littlefield, Tex. KZZN 490
Hutchinson, Minn. KDUZ 1260 Lakewood, NJ WHLW 170 Little Roek AR KARN 920
Hyde Park, N.Y. WHVW 950 Junction, Tex. KMBL 450
June. City, Kans. KICK 420 Lake Worth, Fla. WLIZ 380 KALO 250
Idabel, Okla. KBEL 1240 Lamar, Colo. KLMR 920 KLRA 010
Idaho Falls. Idaho KID 590 Juneau AK KINY 850
KPET
KJNO 630 Lamesa, Tex. 690 KOKY 440
KTEE 1260 Lampasas, Tex. KCYL 450 KAAY 090
KUP1 980 Jupiter, FL WRYZ 1000
Kallua, HI KLEI 1130 Lancaster, Calif. KAVL 810 KSOH 050
Immokalee,FL WKEM 1490 KKZZ 380 Littleton, Colo. KOKO 510
Independence, CA KING 800 Kalamazoo, Mich. WKPR 1420
KOUR 1220 WZKO 590 Lancaster, Ky, 280 Littleton, N. H. WLTN 400
Independence. la. Lancaster, N.Y. W
WXIRXLI 3 Live Oak, Fla. WNER 250
Independence. Kans. KIND 1010 WKMI 1360
Independence, Mo. KCCV 1510 WYYY 1470 Lancaster, Ohio W HO K 32000 Livingston, Mont. KPRK 340
Kalispell MT KGEZ 600 Lancaster, Pa. WGAL 490 Livingston, Tenn. W LI V 920
Indiana, Pa. WDAD 1450 WLAN Livingston, Tex. KETX 440
Indianapolis. Ind. WATT 810 KOFI 1180
Kane. Pa. WKZA 960 Lancaster, S.C. WLCM 360390 Lockhart, TX KCLT 060
WBRI 1500 WAGL Lock Haven. Pa. WBPZ 230
WNDE 1260 Kankakee. Ill. WKAN 1320 560
Lockport, NY WLVL 340
WNTS 1590 Kannapolls, N.C. WGTL 870 Lander, Wyo. wKsOLVDE 330
WI BC 1070 WRKB 1400 Lanett AL 490 Lodi. Calif. KCVR 1570
Kans. City, Kans. KCKN J340 Langdon, N.D. KNDX 080 Logan, 0. WLGN 1510
WIFE 1310 Lansdale, Pa. NV 440 Logan, Utah KBLW 1390
WIRE 1430 Kansas City, Mo. KCMO 810
KAYQ 1190 Lansford, Pa. 410 KSTU 1300
WXLW 950 Lansing, Web. 320 KVNU 610
Indianola, Iowa KBAB 1490 KMBZ 980 Logan, W.Va. WLOG 1230
Indianola, Miss. WNLA 1380 KPRS 1590 WJIM 240
WDAF 610 WITL 010 WVOW 1290
Indian Rocks Beach. FL WMPC Logansport, Ind. WSAL 1230
WGNB 1520 WHB 710 Lapeer, Mich. 230
KKOK 1410
Kaukauna, Wls. WKAU 1050 WTHM 530 Lompoc, Calif.
Indio. Calif. KREO 1400 WSMD KLOM 1330
Inglewood. Calif. KTYM 1460 X ealakekua. Hawaii LaPlata, Md. 560
KKON 790 LaPorte, Ind. WLOI 540 KNEZ 960
Inkster, Mien. WCHB 1440 KOJO 490 London, Ky. WFTO 1400
Kearney, Nebr. KGFW 1340 Laramie WY
International Falls, Minn. KRNY 1460 KOWB 290 Long Beach, Calif. (FOX 1280
KID'S 1230 Keene. N.H. WKNE 1290 Laredo, Tex. KLAR 300 KGER 1390
Inverness, Fla. WYSE 1560 WKBK 1220 wKVsOsTZ 490 Longmont. Colo. KLMO 1060
Iola, KS KI KS 1370 Kelso, Wash. KLOG 1490 Largo, Fla. 800 Long Prairie, Minn. KEYL 1400
Ionia MI WION 1430 Kemmerer, Wyo. KMER 950 Lamed, Kans. KANS 510 Longview, Tex. KFRO 1370
Iowa City, Iowa KXIC 800 Kendallville, Ind. WAWK 1140 LaSalle, III. W LPO 220 KLUE 1280
WSUI 910 Kenedy-Karnes City, Texas LaaCrueea, N.Mex. KOBE 450 Longview, Wash. KEDO 1400
Iowa Falls, la. KIFO 1510 KAML 990 KGRT 570 KBAM 1270

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz
Lookout Mountain. Marion, Ky. WMJL 010 Middlesboro, Ky. WMIK 680 Moses Lake, Wash. KSEM 470
Chattanooga TN WFLI 1070 Marion, N.C. WBRM 250 WAFI 1580 KWIQ 260
Lorain, OH WLRO 1380 Marion, Ohio WMRN 490 Middletown, Conn. WCNX 1180 Moss Point MS WK KY 460
Loretto. Pa. WWSF 1400 Marlon. S.C. WATP 430 Middletown, N.Y. WALL 1340 Moulton, Ala. WHIY 530
Loris, S.C. WLSC 1570 Marlon, Va. WMEV 010
Los Alamos, N.Mex. KRNS 1490 Middletown, Ohlo WPFB 910 Moultrie, Ga. WHOA 130
WOLD 930 Midland, MI WMPX 1490 WMTM 300
Los Angeles. Calif. KABC 790 Marked Tree AR (PC* 580 Midland, Tex. KCBS 550 Moundsville, W.Va. W El F 370
KFI 640 Marks, Miss. WQMA 520 KJBC 1150 Mountain City, Tenn.
KH1 930 Marksville, La. KAPB 370 KNAM 1510 WMCT 390
KFWB 980 Marlboro, MA WSRO 470 KWEL 1600 Mountain Grove, Mo. KLRS 360
(OF) 1230 Marquette, Mich. WDMJ 320 Midwest City OK KRMC 1220 Mountain Home AR KTLO 240
KFAC 1330 Marshall, AR KCGS 1600 Milan, Tenn. WKB.1 1600 Mountain Home, Ida,
KITS 1150 Marshall, Minn. KMHL 400 Milbank, SD KMSD 1510 KFLI 240
KLAC 570 Marshall, Mo. KMMO 300 Miles City. MT KATL 1340 Mountlake Tarr., WA
KMPC 710 Marshall, N.C. WMMH 460 Milford, Conn. WFIF 1500 KAAR 510
KNX 1070 Marshall, Tex. KM HT 450 Milford, Del. WTHD 930 Mt. Airy, N.C. WPAQ 740
KPOL 1540 410 Milford, Mass. WMRC 1490 WSYD 300
KGBS 1020 Marshalltown, Iowa KFJB 230 Millbank, SD KMSD 1510 Mt. Carmel, III. WVMC 380
Los Banos, Calif. KLBS 1330 Marshfield. Mo. KEMM 510 Milledgeville, Ga. WM VG 1450 Mt. Carmel, Pa, WMIM 590
Louisa. Ky. WVKY 1270 Marshfield, WI WDLB 450 WXLX 1060 Mt. Clemens, Mich.
Louisburg. N.C. WYRN 1480 Martin, Tenn. WCMT 410 Millen, Ga. WGSR 1570 WBRB 430
Louisville. Ga. WPEH 1420 Martinsville, Ind. WCBK 540 Millington. Tenn. WTNN 1380 Mt. Dora, FL WGTW 580
Louisville, Ky. WAVE 970 Martinsburg, Pa, WISM 110 Millinocket, Me. W M KR 1240 Mt. Holly, N.J. WJJZ 480
WAKY 790 Martinsburg, W.Va. WEPM 340 Mlliville NJ WMVB 1440 Mt. Jackson, Va. WSIG 790
WHAS 840 WRNR 740 Milton, FL WCKC 490 Mt. Kisco, N.Y. WVIP 310
WKLO 1080 Martinsville, Va. WHEE 70 Milton. Pa. WMLP 380 Mt. Olive, N.C. WDJS 430
WINN 1240 WMVA 450 Milton WV WNST 600 Mt. Pleasant, IA KKSI 130
WFIA 00 Maryville, Mo. KNIM 580 Milwaukee, WIs. WEMP 250 Mt. Pleasant, Mich. WCEN ISO
WLOU 1350 Marysville, Calif. KMYC 410 WRIT 340 Mt. Peasant. Tex. KI MP 960
WTMT 820 Marysville, Kans. KNDY 570 WISN 130 Mt. Shasta. Calif. KWSD 620
Louisville, Miss. WLSM 1270 Maryville, Tenn. WGAP 400 WZUU 290 Mt. Sterling, Ky. WMST 150
Loveland, Colo. KLOV 1570 Mason, Mich. WUNN 110 WNOV 860 Mt. Vernon, Ill. WMIX 940
Loves Park.. III. WLUV 1520 Mason City, Iowa KGLO 300 WOKY 920 Mt. Vernon, Ind. WPCO 590
Lovinoton. N.Mex. KLEA 630 KRIB 490 WTMJ 620 Mt. Vernon, Ky, WRVK 480
Lowell, Mass. WCAP 980 KSMN 010 Minden, La. KASO 1240 Mt. Vernon, Ohio WMVO 300
WLLH 1400 Massena, N.Y. W MSA 340 Mineola, N.Y. WTHE -1520 Mt. Vernon, Wash, KAPS 470
Lubbock TX KEND 1590 WYBG 050 Mineola, Tex. KM 00 1510 KBRC 430
KDAV 580 Massillon, Ohio WTIG 980 Mineral Wells, Tex. KORC 1140 Muleshoe, Tex. KMUL 380
KLEIN 1340 Matewan, W.Va. WHIG 360 Minneapolls-St. Paul MN Mullins, S.C. W)AY 280
KLFB 1420 Mattoon, Ill. WLBH 170 WCCO 830 Muncie, Ind. WLBC 340
KFYO Mauston, Wis. WRJC 270 KDWB 690 WERK 990
KLLL 1460 Mayaguez, P.R. WAEL 600 WLOL 1330 Munfordville, Ky. WLOC 150
KSEL 950 WKJB 710 KEEY 1400 Munising MI WGON 400
Lucedale MS WRBE 1440 WORA 760 WMKT 1370 Murfreesboro, N. C.
Lualugton, Mich. WPRA 990 WDGY 1130 WWDR 080
WKLA 1430 WTIL 300
Lufkin, Tex. KRBA 1340 WWTC 1280 Murfreesboro, Tenn. WOWS 450
KLUF 1410
Mayfield, Ky. WN00 320 KTCR 690 WMTS 810
Lumuerton, N.C. Mayodan, N.C. WMYN 420 KTIS Murphy, N.C. WCVP 600
WAUH Mayville, N.D. KMAV 520
900
WIRD 1340 KUOM 770 WKRK 320
Luray. Va. Maysville, Ky. WFTM 240 KSTP 500 Murphysboro, Ill. WINI 420
WHAA 1330 McAlester, Okla. KTMC
Luverne, Ala. WLVN 1000
400 Minot, N. Dak. KLPM 390 Murray, Ky. WNBS 340
Luverne. Minn. KNED 150 KHRT 320 Murray. Utah KMOR 230
KUAD 800 McAllen, Tax. KRIO 910
Lykens, PA WAIN 1290 KCJB 910 Muscatine, Iowa KWPC 860
Lyncnuurg, Va.
McCall, Ida, KMCL 240 KTYN 430 Muscle Shoals AL WLAY 450
WLVA 590 MeCamey, Texas KA MY
WLLL 030 McComb, Miss. WHNY
450
250
Mission, Kane. KBEA 480 Muskegon, Mich. WKBZ 80
WLUM 32U Mission, Tex. KI RT 580 WTRU 61150

W MUD
WAKK 140 Missoula, Mont. KGVO 290 WMUS 090
390 WAPF 960 KOMY 450 Muskegon Heights, Mich.
Lynn, Mass. WLYN
1151.1
McConnellsburg, PA KYLT 340 WKJR 520
368 WVFC 1530
Lyons, lie. W BBT 340 KYSS 930 Muskogee, Okla. KBIX 490
manias. Me. WMCS
McCook, Nebr. KBRL 1300 Mitchell, S.Dak. KORN 490 KMUS 390
400 KICX 1360
Macomb, In, wKA1 510
Moab, Utah KURA 450 Myrtle Beach, S.C. WMYB 450
Macon, lie. WBML McFarland, Cal. KXEM 1590 Moberly, Mo, KWIX 230 WTGR 520
240 KVSA 1220
WORT eou
McGehee AR Mobile AL WUNI 410 Nacogdoches. Tex. KEEE 230
WUEN 500
McKeesport, Pa. 480 KSFA 860
WINO 200
WIXZ 360 WGOK 900 Nampa, Idaho KFXD 580
WMAZ 940
McKenzie, Tenn, WHDM 440 WM00 550 KAIN 13411
WNEX 4tio
McKinney, Tex. KYAL 600 WMOB 840 Nanticoke. Pa. WN A K 730
Macon, Mo, KLTI 560
McLeansboro. IL WMCL 080 WKRG 710 Napa, Calif. KVON 1440
madawasaa, Me. WSJR 230
McMinnville, Oreg. I(MCM 260 WLIQ 1360 Naples, Fla. WNOG 1270
mauera, Calif, KH(11 250
McMinnville. Tenn. WBMC 960 Mobridge, S.Dak. KOLY 1300 Narrows.Pearlsburg,
Ukla. (MAD 55U
WAKI 230 Mocksville, N.C. WDSL 1520 Va. WNRV 990
McPherson. Kans. KNEX 540 Modesto, Calif. KTRB 860 Nashua, N.H. WOTW 900
Madison FL WMAF 230 McRae. Ga. WDAX 410 KBEE 970 WSMN 590
Madison, lia. WYTH 25U Meadville, Pa. WMGW Nashville AR KBHC
Madison, Intl. WORX 270
490 KFIV 1360 260
KJAM Mechanieville, N.Y. WMVI 1170 Mojave, Calif. KDOL 1340 Nashville, Ga. WNGA 600
Madison, S.U. 390 Mebane NC WQWX 1060 Moline, III, WQUA 1230 Nashville, Tenn. W KDA 240
maaison, Tenn. WENO 430 Medford MA WWEL 1430 Monahans, Tex. KV KM 1330 WLAC 510
maaison, Wis. W HA 970 Medford, Oreg. K MED 1440 Moncks Corner, S. C. WMAK 300
WIBA 310 KSH A 880 WBER 950 WNAH 360
W ISM 480 KBOY 730 Monett, Mo. WSIX
WTSO 070
KRMO 990 980
KYJC 1230 Monette AR KB1B 560 WS111 650
WMAD 550 Medford, Wis. WIGM 1490 Monmouth. Ill. WRAM 330 WWGM 560
Madisonville, Ky. WFMW 730 Melbourne. Fla. WMMB 1240 Monroe, Ga. WMRE 490 Natchez, Miss. W MIS 240
WTIL 310 WMEL 920 WKUN 580 WNAT 45n
Madisonville, Tenn. W KYZ 250 Memphis, Tenn. WHBQ 560 Monroe, La. KMLB 440 Natchitoches, La. KNOC 450
Magee, Miss. WSJC 81C WWEE 1430 KLIC
magnolia An KVMA 630 230 Natick, MA KGTR 060
Makawal, Hawaii KNUI 310
WMC 790 KNOE 540 Naugatuck, Conn. WOWW 380
WDIA 1070 Monroe, WHND 560 Navasota, Tex. KWBC 550
Maksviiie, N.C. WOOL 520 WMPS 680 Monroe, 74!C. WIXE 1190
maiden, Mo. KTCB 470 WLOK 1140 Nebraska City. Nebr.
maione. N.Y. WW1' 490
WMAP 1060 KNCY 600
WMOM 1480 Monroe. Wis. WEKZ 1260 Needles CA KSFE 340
Malvern AM KBOK 310 WREC 600 Monroeville AL WMFC 1360
manassas. Va. WPRW 460 Neenah, Wis. WNAM 280
KWAM 990 Monroeville, Pa. WPSL 1510 Neillsville, WIs. WCCN 370
Marian, M.K. WMNT 500 Memphis. Tex. KBOH 1130 Monterey, Calif. KIDD 830
Manchester. Conn. WINF 23U Nelsonville, 0. WNAL 940
Mena AR KENA 1450 KMBY 1240 Neon, Ky. WN KY 4811
Manchester, tia. WF1.111 370 Mendota, Ill. WGLC 1090
Mancnester, Ky. WWXL 450 Mendocino, CA KCFB 1300
Montevideo, Minn. KDMA 1460
Monte Vista, Colo. KSLV 1240
Neosho, Mo. (BIN 420
Mancnester, N.H. W F EA 370 Nevada, Mo, KNEM 240
Menominee. Mieh. WAGN 1940 Montezuma, Ga. WMNZ 1050 New Albany, Ind. WHEL 570
WGIR 61u Menornenie. Wis. WMNE 1380 Montgomery AL WBAM 740
WKBR 250 WREY 290
Merced, Calif. KY09 1480 WXVI 1600 New Albany, Miss. WNAU 470
Manchester. Tenn. WPAS13 320 KWIP 1580 WCOV 1170
Manhattan, Kans. KSAC 580 Newark, Del. WNRK 280
Meriden. Conn. WMMW 1470 WHHY 1440 Newark, N.J. WVNJ 620
KMAN 350 Meridian, Miss. WCOC 910 WMGY 900
Manistee, Mich. WMTE 340 WNJR 430
WDAL 1330 WRMA 950 Newark, N.Y. WACK 420
Manistique, Mich. WTIU 490 WMOX 1010 Montgomery, W.Va.
Manitou Springs, Colo. Newark, Ohio WCLT 430
WOK K 910 WMON 1340 New Bedford, Mass. WBSM 420
KIIQ 490 WQIC 1450 Monticello AR KHBM 1430 WNBH 340
Manitowoe, Wis. WCUB 980 WTNK 390 Monticello, FL WTBJ 1090 New Bern, N.C. WHIT 450
WOMT 24U Merkie. TX KWFA 500 Monticello, Ky. WFLW 1360
Mankato, Minn. KYSM WGSE 380
230 Merrill WI WJMT 730 Monticello, Miss. WMLC 1270 WRNB 490
KTOE 42U Mesa AZ KBUZ 310 Montpelier, Ida. KVSI 1450 Newberry, Mich. WNBY 450
Manning, S.C. WYMB 410 KDKB 510 Montpelier -Barre, Vt.
Mansneid, La. KOXI 360 Newberry, S.C. WKDK 24U
Metropolis, 111. WMOK 920 WSKI 1240 WKMG 520
Mansfield. Uhio WMAN 400 Metter. Ga. WMAC 380 Montrose, Colo. KUBC 580 New Boston, Ohio WI01
WCLW 140 010
Mexia, TX KBUS 590 Montrose, Pa. WPEL 1250 New Boston, Tex. KNBO 530
Manti, UT KMTI 1340 Mexico, Mo. KXEO 341, Mooresville, N.C. WHIP 1350 New Braunfels, Tex. KGNB 420
Many, LA KWLA 400 Mexico, Pa. WJUN 220 Moorhead, Minn. KVOX 1280 New Britain, CT WRCQ 910
Maplewood MN WMIN 010 Miami AZ KIKO 340 Morehead. Ky. WMOR 1330 WRYM 840
Maquoketa, Iowa KMAQ 320 Miami, Fla. WOOS 710 Morehead City, N.C. New Brunswick, N.J.
Marathon. Fla. WFFG 300 WIOD 810 WMBL 740
Marco Island FL WRGI 510 WCTC 1450
Marianna A el
WFAB 990 Morgan City, La. KMRC 430 Newburgh, N.Y. WGNY 1220
KZUT 450 WFUN 790 Morganfleid, Ky. WMSK 550 Newburyport, Mass. WNBY 1470
Marianna, Fla. WTYS 340 WWOK 1260 Morganton, N.C. WMNC 430 New Castle, Ind. WCTW 1550
WTOT 980 WQAM 560 Morgantown, KY WLBQ 570 New Castle. Pa. WBZY 1140
Marietta. Ga. WFOM 230 WQBA 1140 Morgantown, W.Va. WAJR 440 WKST 1280
WBIE 080 WOCN 1450 WCLG 300 Newcastle, Wyo. KASL 1240
Marietta, Ohio WMOA 490 WINZ 940 Morninciside, MD WPGC 580 New City, N.Y. WRKL 910
WBRJ 910 WCMQ 1220 Morrllton AR KVOM New Haven. Conn. WAVZ 1300
Marine City. Mich. 800
Miami. Okla. KGLC 910 Morris. III. WCSJ 550 WELT 960
WSMA 1590 Miami Beach. Fla. Morris, Minn. K MRS WNHC 1340
Marinette WI WMAM 570 230
WMBM 1490 Morristown, N.J. WMTR 250 New Iberia, La. KANE 1240
WLOT 1300 WKAT 1360 Morristown, Tenn. WCRK KNIR 1380
Marion AL WJAM 1310 150
Marion, III.
Michigan City. Ind. WIMS 1420 WMTN 300 New Kensington, Pa.
WGGH 1150 Middlebury, Vt. WFAD 1490 Morro Bay, Calif. KBAI 150 WKPA 1150
Marion, Ind. WBAT 1400 MiddleportPomeroy. Ohlo Morton, Tex. K RAN Newland, NC WJTP 1130
WG OM OW 280
WMPO 1390 Moscow. Idaho KRPL 400 New London, Conn. WNLC 1510
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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz

New Martinsville, W.Va. KSVN 730 Pastille. P.R. WCGB 050 Ponca, City, Oki*. WBBZ 230
WETZ 1330 KVOG 1490 Patchogue, LI., N.Y. Ponce, P.R. WPRP 910
Newnan, Ga. WCOH 1400 Ogdensburg. N.Y. WSLB 1400 WALK 370 WEUC 42U
WNEA 1300 Oil City, Pa. WKRZ 1940 WSUF 580 WPAB 550
New Orleans LA WGSO 1280 Okeechobee, Fla. WO KC 1570 Paterson, N.J. W PAT 930 WLEO 170
WNNR 990 Okla. City, Okla. KBYE 890 Paula Valley, Okla. KVLH 470 WISO 1280
WBOK 1230 KLPR 1140 Pawhuska, OK KOKN 500 WZBS 490
WNOE 1060 KOCY 1340 Pawtucket RI WGNG 550 Pontiac, Ill. WPOK 080
WSMB 1350 KOMA 1520 Payette, Ida. KY ET 450 Pontiac, Mich. W PON 480
WNPS 1410 KTOK 1000 Pearsall, Tex. KV WG 280 Pontotoc, Miss. WSEL 440
WSHO 8110 KQCV 000 Pecos, Tex. KIUN 400 Pool i, Ind. WVAK 560
WTI X 690 WKY 930 Peekskill, N.Y. WLNA 420 Poplar Bluff, Mo. KWOC 930
WWL 170 Okmulgee, Okla. KOKL 1240 Pekin, 111. WSIV 140 KL I D 340
WVOG 600 Old Saybrook. Conn. WLIS 1420 Pell City AL WFHK 430 Poplarville, Miss. W HP M 530
WYLD 940 Olean, N.Y. WMNS 1380 Pendleton, Oreg. KTIX 240 Portage MI WBUK 560
Newport AR KNBY 280 WHDL 1450 KUMA 290 Portage, Pa. WWML 470
Newport, KY. WNOP 740 Olney, Ill. WVLN 740 Pennington Gap, Va. Portage, Wis. WPDR 350
Newport, N.H. WCNL 010 Olympia, Wash. KGY 1240 WSWV 57(1 Portageville, Mo. K MIS 050
Newport, Oreg. KNPT 310 KITN 920 Pensacola, Fla. WBOP 980 Portages, N.Mex. KEN M 450
Newport, R.I. WADK 540 Omaha, Neb. KLNO 1490 WBSR 450 Port Angeles, Wash. KAPY 290
Newport, Tenn. WLIK 270 KFAB 1110 WVIX 810 KONP 45U
Newport, Vt. WIKE 490 KOIL 1290 WNVY 230 Port Arthur TX KOLE 340
Newport News, Va. WGH 310 K000 1420 WCOA 370 KPAC 250
WTID 270 KOWH 660 WPFA 790 KYKR 510
Newport Richey, Fla. WOW 590 Penuelas, PR WPPC 330 Porterville, Calif. KT IP 450
WGUL 500 Omak. Wash. KOMW 680 Peoria, Ill. WXCL 350 Port Hueneme, Calif. KACY 520
New Prague, Minn. KTMF 350 Oneida, N.Y. WMCR 600 WMBD 470 Port Huron, Mich. WHLS 450
New Richmond, Wis. Oneida, Tenn. WBNT 310 WIRL 290 WPHM 380
WIXK 590 O'Neill. Nebr. KBRX 350 WPEO 020 Port Jervis, N.Y. W D LC 490
New Roads, La. KWRG 500 Oneonta AL WCRL 570 Perry FL WGKR 310 Port Lavaca, Tex. K GU L 560
New Rochelle, N.Y. WVOX 480 Oneonta, N.Y. WOOS 730 WPRY 400 Portland, IN WPGW 440
New Smyrna Beach. Fla. Ontario, Cal. KSOM 510 Perry, Ga. WPGA 980 Portland, Maine WCSH 970
WSBB 230 Ontario, Oreg. KSRV 380 Perry, Iowa KOLS 310 WGAN 560
WCCZ 550 Opelika AL WAOA 520 Perryton, Tex. KEYE 400 WLOB 1310
Newton, Iowa KCOB 280 WJHO 400 Peru. Ind. WARU 600 WPOR 1490
Newton, Kans. KJRG 950 Opelousas, La. KSLO 230 Petaluma, Calif. KTOB 490 Portland, Oreg. KBPS 1450
Newton, Mass. WNTN 550 Opp AL WAMI 800 Peterborough, N.H. KLIQ 1290
Newton. Miss. WBKN 410 Opportunity, Wash. KZUN 630 WSCV 050 KEX 1190
Newton, N.J. WNNJ 360 Orange, Mass. WCAT 1990 Petersburg, Va. WSSV 240 KGW 02
Newtn, N.C. WNNS 230 Orange, Tex. KOGT 1600 Petosi, Mo. KY R 0 280 KKEY 1150
New Ulm, Minn. KNUJ 860 Orange, Va. W1MA 1340 Petoskey, M left. W MBN 340 KOIN 970
New York, N.Y. WABC 770 Orangeburg, S.C. WDIX 1150 WIML 110 KLSC 1410
WADO 1280 WORD 15150
Phenix City, Ala. WPNX 460 KPDQ 800
WBNX 1380 WIND 920 Philadelphia, Miss. WHOC 490 KPOK 1330
WCBS 880 KY W 080 KW.1.1 1080
WEVD 1330 Orange Park, Fla. WAYR 550 Philadelphia, Pa. KXL 750
WHN 1050 Ord, Neb. KNLV 1060 WCAU 210
KSUZ 1150
Oregon City, Ore. KYXI 1520 WDAS 480 Port Neches, TX
WJIT 1480 WDBO 580 WFIL 560 Port St. Joe, Fla. WIOE 1080
WINS 1010 (Wand. Fla. Portsmouth, N.H. WBBX 1380
WLIB 1190 WHOO 990 WFLN 900 WHEB 750
WMCA 570 WORL 1270 WHAT 1340 WPAY
WLOF 950 WIBO 990 Portsmouth, Ohio 1400
WNBC 660 W KIS 740 WIP 610 WNXT 1260
WHEW 1130 WVLC 1170 WPEN 950 Portsmouth, VA WPCE 1400
WNYC 030 Orleans. Mass. WKLX 1350
WOR 710 Ormond Beach, Fla. WDAT 1380 WRCP 1540 WPMH 1010
WPOW 330 Orolino, Idaho KLER 950 WTEL 860 KA GY 1510
OrovIlle CA KORV 1340 Philipsburg, Pa. WPHB 1260 Port Sulphur LA
WQXR 580 KDIO 1350 Port Washington, Wis.
WWRL 800 Ortonville, Minn. Phillipsburg. KS K KA N 1490 WGLB 1560
Niagara Falls. N.Y. WHLD 270 Osage Bch., Mo. KRMS 1150 Phoenix AZ KIFN 860
KPOS 1370
Osceola Ali KOSE 860 KASA 1540 Post. Tex.
WilL 440
Oshkosh, Wis. WAGO 690 KHCS 1010 Poteau, Okla. l(LCO 1280
NicholasvIlle, Ky. WNVL 250 WYTL 1490 KPHX 1480 Potomac -Cabin John, Md.
Niles, Mich. WNIL 290 KBOE 740 KHEP 1,80 WCTN 1300
Niles, Ohlo WNIO 540 Oskaloosa, Iowa 280
Oswego, N.Y. WSGO 44U KMEO 74u Potosi, Mo. KY RO
Noblesville, Ind. WHYT 110 KRSC 400 KOY 550 Potsdam, N.Y. W PO M 470
Nogales AZ KFBR 340 Othello, Wash. Pottstown, Pa. W PAZ 970
Nome AK KICY 850 Otsego, Mich. WAOP 980 Pottsville, Pa. WPAM 450
KNOM 780 Ottawa, Ill. WCMY 430 K111 910 WPPA 3b0
Nlloorrffl: WJAG 780 Ottawa, Kans. KOFO 220 KRIZ 1230 Poughkeepsie. N.Y. W EOK 390
NVeah.r. WTAR 790 Ottumwa, Iowa K BIZ 240 KTAR 620 WKIP 450
WCMS 1050 KLEE 480 KXIV 1400 Powell, WYO. KPOW 200
WNOR 1230 Owatonna, Minn. KRFO 390 Picayune. Miss. WRJW 1320 Poynette, Wis. W1BU 240
WRAP 850 Owego, N.Y. WEBO 330 Piedmont AL WPID 1280 Praire du Chien, Wis.
WZAM 1110 Owensboro, Ky. MI Piedmont, Mo. KPWB 1140 WPRE 980
Normal, IL WAKC 1440
WW 0
YJS 442U90 Pierre, S.D. KGFX 1060 I( WNS 290
Mich. WOAP 080 KCCR 1240 Pratt, Kan.
Norman, Okla. WNAD 640 Owosso,
WSU H 420 WLSI 900 Prattville AL WPXC 410
KNOR 1400 Oxford, Miss. Pikeville, KY. Prentiss. Miss. W K PO 510
Norristown, Pa. WNAR 1110 Oxford NC WCBQ 340 WPKE 1240 Prescott AZ KYCA 490
Oxnard, Calif. KOXR 910 Pi kesville, TN W UAT 1110
N. Adams. Mass. WMNB 1230 WOZK 900 KENT 340
N. Atlanta. Ga. WRNG 680 Ozark AL Pine Bluff AR KCLA 1400 KNOT 459
N. Augusta. S.C. WGUS 1380 WAY D 1190 KADL 1270 KTPA 970
KZRK 1540 KOTN 1490 Prescott AR
WFNL 1800 Ozark AR Presque, Isle, Me. WAGM 950
N. Bend, Ore. KBBR 1340 Paducah, Ky. WDXR 1560 KCAT 1340 WEGP 390
North Charleston, S.C. W KY X 570 KYDE 1590 Preston, Idaho KPST 340
WNCG WPAD 1451) Pine Castle -Sky Lake, FL KFIL 060
910
r(PGE 1340 Preston, Minn.
Northampton. Mass. Page AZ WHHL 1190 Prestonsburg, Ky. WPRT 960
WHMP 1400 Pageiand, SC WPSC 510 Pine City, Minn. WCMP 1350 WDOC 310
North East, Pa. WHYP 1530 Pagosa Springs, CO Pinellas Park. Fla. WFSO 570 Price, Utah KOAL 230
Northfield. Minn. WCAL 770 KPAG 400 Pineville, Ky. WAN 0 1230 Priehard AL W KSJ 270
KYMN 1080 Painesville. Ohio WPVL 460 Pineville, LA KPAL 1110 Princeton, III. WZOE 490
N. Little Rock, AR KOXE 1380 Paintsville, Ky. WSIP 490 Pineville, W.Va. WWYO 970 Princeton, Ind. WRAY 250
KXLR 1150 Palatka, Fla. WWPF 260 Pipestone, Minn. KLOH 1050 Princeton, Ky. W P KY 580
North Platte, Nebr. KILT 970 WSUZ 800 Piqua, Ohio WPTW 1570 Princeton, Minn. W KPM 300
KNOP 1410 Palestine, Tex. KN ET 450 Pittsburg, Calif. KKIS 990 Princeton, N.J. WHWH 350
Palm Beach FL WPBR 340 Pittsburg, Kaas. KOAM 880 WAEY
KODY 1240 Princeton WV 1490
North Pole AK KJNP 1170 Palm Sprgs., Cal. KCMJ 010 KSEK 1340 Prineville, Oreg. KRCO 1390
KD ES 920 Pittsburgh, Pa. KD KA 1020
KRKM 800 KPSI 450 KQV 1410 Prosser, Wash. KA R Y 1310
No. Syracuse, N.Y. WSOQ 1220 KUTY 470 Providence, R.I. WEAN 790
N. Vernon, Ind. WOCH 1480 Palmdale, Calif. WAMO 869 WHIM 1110
No. Wilkesboro, N.C. Palm Desert, Cal. KGOL 270 WKPQ 1320 WICE 1290
WKBC 810 Palo Alto, Calif. KIBE 220 WPIT 730 WIAR 920
Norton, Kans. KNBI 1530 Pomona, Cal. KWOW 600 WTAE 12511 WLKW 990
Norton, Va. WNVA 1350 Pampa, Tex. KPDN 340 WEEP 1080 WPRO 630
Norwalk, Conn. WNLK 1350 KGRO 230 W WSW 979 WRIB 122U
Norwalk. 0. WLKR 1510 Panama City Bch.. Fla. Pittsfield, Ill. WBBA 1500 Provo, Utah K I XX 1400
Norwich, Conn. WICH 1310 WGNE 480 Pittsfield, Mass. WBEC 1420 K FTN 1400
Norwich, N.Y. WCHN 970 WSCM 290 WBRK 1340 KEYY 1450
Oakdale. La. KREH 900 Panama City, Fla. W D LP 590 WGRG 1110 KOVO 900
Oakes ND KDDR 1220 WPCF 430 Pittston, PA WARD 1540 KAY K 960
Oak Grove, La. KWCL 1280 Paoli, Ind. WVAK 560 Plainfield, N.J. WERA 1590 Pryor, Okla. KOLS 1570
Oak Hill, W. Va. WOAY 880 Paradise, Cal. KEWQ 930 Plainview, Tex. KVOP 1400 Pueblo, Colo. KDZA 1230
Paragould AR KD RS 490 K KY N 090
Oakland, Cal. KNEW 910 460 WPLA 910 KAPI 890
KARL 960 Paris AR Plant City, Fla. KCSI 590
KDIA 1310 Paris, Ill. WP RS 440 Platteville, Wis. WSWW 590 KFEL 970
Oakland. Md. WMSG 1050 Paris KY WBGR 440 Plattsburg, N.Y. WEAV 980 K KAM 1350
Oakland Park, Fla. Paris, Tenn. WT PR 710 WIRY 340 KPUB 1480
WEXY 1520 Paris, Tex. KPLT 490 WKDR 070
KPRE 250 Plattsmouth, Neb. KOTD 000 Pulaski. Tenn. WKSR 420
Oak Park, Ill. WOPA 1490 KZUL 380 Pulaski, Va. WPUV 580
Oak Ridge, Tenn. WATO 1290 Parker, AZ Pleasanton, Tex. K BOP 380
WOKI 1550 Parkersburg, WV WADC 050 Pleasantville, N.J. WOND 400 WBLB 510
W PAR 1450 Plymouth, Ind. WTCA 050 Pullman. Wash. KWSU 250
Oberlin, Ohlo WOBL 1570 KPUL 150
Ocala, Fla. WMOP 900 W KY G 230 Plymouth, Mass. WPLM 390
WTMC 1290 Park Falls, Wis. WNBI 980 Plymouth, N.C. WPNC 470 Punta Gorda, Fla. WCCF 580
WWKE 1370 Park Rapids, Minn. Plymouth, N.H. WPN H 300 Punxsutawney, Pa. WPME 540
Ocean City, Md. WETT 1590 KPRM 1240 Plymouth, Wis. WPLY 420 Putnam, Conn. WINY 350
Parma OH WSUM 1000 Pocahontas AR KPOC 420 Puyallup, WA KUPY 450
Ocean City, Somers Pt. N.J. WQTK 1310 Quanah. Tex. KOLJ 150
W51_7 1520 Parsippany N1 Pocatello, Idaho KSE1 930
Oceanside, Calif. KUDE 1320 Parsons, Kans. K L KC 1540 KWIK 240 Quantico, VA WPWC 530
WSIZ 1380 Parsons, Tenn. WTBP 1550 KSNN 290 Quincy, Cal. KPCO 970
Ocilla. On. KPPC 1240 Quincy. Fla. WCNH 230
Oconto, WIs. WOCO 1260 Pasadena, Cal. Pocomoke City, Md. WDMV 540
KIGI 1110 Poison, MT KERR 070 Quincy, Ill. WGEM 440
Odessa TX KBZB 920 KWKW 1300 KWOW 1600 WTAD 930
KOZA 1230 Pomona, Calif.
Pasadena, Tex. KLVL 1480 KKAR 1220 Quincy, Mass. WJDA 900
KOYL 1310 Quincy, Wash. KPOR 370
KR1G 1410 KIKK 650 Pompton, Lakes, N. J.
Quitman, Ga. WSFB
Pascagoula -Moss Point, Miss. WKER 1500 490
Oelwein, Iowa KOEL 950 Quitman, Miss. WBFN 500
Ogallala. Nebr. KOGA 930 WPMP 1580 Pompano Beach, Fla.
Ogden, Utah KLO 1430 Pasco, Wash. KORD 910 WLOD 980 Racine, WI WRKR 460
KANN 1090 Paso Robles, Calif. KPRL 1250 WRBD 1470 WRJN 400

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Coll kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz
Radford, Va. WRAD 1480 WNLB 1290 KLUB 570 Sacittsdale AZ K0U1 1440
Raeford, N.C. WSHB 1400 Rogers AR KAMO 1390 KNAK 1280 Scottsville, Ky. WLCK 1250
Rainelle. WV WRRL 1130 Rogers City. Mich. WHAK 960 KRGO 1550 Scranton, 14. WARM 590
Rainsville AL WVSM 1500 Rogersville. Tenn. WRGS 1370 KRSP 1060 WEJL 690
Raleigh, N.C. WKIX 850 Rolla, Mo. KCLU 1590 KSL 1160 WGBI 910
WYNA 1550 KTTR 1490 KSOP 1370 WICK 1400
WPTF 680 Rome, Ga. WLAQ 1410 KSXX 830 WSCR 1920
WLLE 570 WIYN 1360 KWHO 860 Seaford, DE WSFD 1280
WRNC 1240 WRGA 1470 KWMS 1280 Searcy, AR KWCK 1900
Rails, Tex. KCLR 1530 WROM 710 San Angelo, Tex. (TEO 1340 Seaside, Ore. KSWB 930
Rantoul, Ill. WRTL 14110 Rome, N.Y. WKAL 1450 KGKL 960 Seattle. Wash. KAYO 1150
Randolph VT WCVR 1320 WRNY 1350 KPEP 1420 KIXI 910
Rapid City, S.Dak. KOTA 1380 Ronceverte, WV WRON 1400 KIXY 1260 KING 1090
KIMM 1150 Roseau, Minn. KRWB 1410 San Antonio, Tex. KAPE 1480 KIRO 710
KTOQ 1340 Roseburg, Oreg. KRNR 1490 KKYX 680 KJR 950
KKLS 920 KQEN 1240 KQAM 1150 KMPS 1300
Raton, N.Mex. KRTN 1490 KRXL 1250 KBUC 1310 KOMO 1000
Ravenswood, W.Va. WMOV 1360 KYES 950 KCOR 1350
Rawlins. Wyo. KRAL 1240 Rose Hill, N.C. WEGG 710 KUUU 1590
KEDA 1540 KYAC 1250
Raymond. Wash. KAPA 1340 Rosenberg, Tex. KFRD 980 KUKA 1250 KVI 570
Raymondville. Tex. KSOX 1240 Roseville, Cal. KPOP 1110 KMAC 830
Rayville, La. KRIH 990 Roseville, Ga. WRIP 980 KXA 770
KONO 860 KBLE 1050
Reading, Pa. WEEU 880 Roswell, N.Mex. KRSY 1230 KTSA 550 Sebring, Fla. WJCM
WHUM 1240 960
KRDD 1320 WOAI 1200 WSEB 1340
WRAW 1340 KKAT 1430 San Bernardino, Calif.
Red Bay AL WRMG 1430 KBIM 910 Sedalia, Mo. KDRO 1490
KCKC 1350 KSIS 1050
Redding, Calif. KRDG 1230 KBCQ 1020 KFXM 590
KCLM 1330 Roxboro. N.C. WRXO 1430 Sedona, AZ KAZM 1470
KBON 1240 Seguin, Tex. KWED 1580
KQMS 1400 Royal Oak, Mich. WEXL 1340 KMEN 1290
KVCV 600 Royston, Ga. WBLW 810 Selinsgrove, Pa. WSEW 1240
Sandersville. Ga. WSNT 1490 Selma AL WAMA 1940
KVIP 540 Rugby, N.Dak. KGCA 1450 San Diego. Calif. KCBQ 1170
Red Bluff. Calif. KBLF 1490 WHBB 1490
Ruldoso, NM KRRR 1360 KFMB 760 WTQX 1570
Redfield, SD KFCB 1380 Rumford, Me. WRUM 790 KOGO 600 Selma, N.C.
Redlands. Calif. KCAL 1410 Rupert. Idaho KAYT 970 KGB 1360 WBZB 1090
Red Llon. Pa. WGCB 1440 Rushton. La. KRUS 1490 Selmer, Tenn. WDTM 1130
KSON 1240 Seminole, Tex. KIK2 1250
Red Lodge, Mont. KRBN 1450 Rusk, Texas KTLU 1580 KffD0 1130
Redmond, Oreg. KPRB 1240 Senatobfa, Miss. W8A0 1550
Russell. Kans. KRSL 990 Sandpoint, Idaho KSPT 1400 Seneca Falls, N.Y. WSFW 1110
Red Oak, Iowa KOAK IWO Russellville AL WWWR 920 Sand Spring. Okla. KTOW 1340
Red Springs. N.C. WYRU 1810 WKAX 1500 Sandusky. Mich. Seneca Township, S.C.
WMIC 1560 WSNW 1150
Red Wing. Minn. KCUE 1250 Russellville AR KARV 1490 Sandusky. Ohio WLEC 1450
Redwood Falls. Mi. KLGR 1490 Russellville, Ky. WRUS 610 Sandy Creek.Pulaskl, NY Sevierville, Tenn. WSEV 930
Reedsburg, Wis. WROB 1400 Rutland, Vt. WHWB 1000 Seward. AK KRXA 950
WSCP 1070 Seymour, Ind. WIC() 1390
Reedsport, Ore. 1(1311N 1470 WSYB 1380
Reidsville GA WTNL 1390 Rutherfordton, N.C. San Fernando. Calif. KGIL 1260 Seymour, Tex. KSEY 1230
Reidsville, N.C. WFRC 1600 WCAB 590 Sanford, Fla. WTRR 1400 Shakopee, Minn. KSMM 1530
WREV 1220 Sacramento, Calif. KCRA 1320 WSFR 1300 Shallotte, N.C. WVCB 1410
Remsen, N.Y. WADR 1480 KFBK 1530 Sanford, Me. WSME 1220 Shamokin. Pa. WISL 1480
Reno. Nev. KOH 630 KGMS 1380 Sanford, N.C. W EY E 1290 Shamroek, Tex. KBYP 1580
KBET 1340 KJAY 1430 WWGP 1050 Sharon, Pa. WPIC 790
KCRL 760 KRAK 1140 San Francisco, CA KFRC 610 Shawano, Wis. WTCH 960
KOBY 1550 KROY 1240 KCBS 740 Shawnee, Okla. KGFF 1450
KOLO 920 KNDE 1470 KFAX 1100 Sheboygan, Wis. WHBL 1330
KONE 1450 Safford, Ariz. KGLU 1480 (GO 810 WKTS 950
KCBN 1230 KATO 1230 KNBR 680 Sheffield AL WSHF 1290
Rensselaer, IN WRIN 1580 Sag Harbor. N.Y. WLNG 1600 ((HI 1550 Shelby. Mont. KSEN 1150
Rensselaer. N.Y. WQBK 1300 Saginaw. Mich. WKNX 1210 KIQI 1010 Shelby. N.C. WOKS 730
Rexburg, Idaho KRXK 1230 WSAM 1400 KSFO 560 WADA 1990
Rhinelander, Wis. WOST 1240 WSGW 790 KEST 1450 Shelbyville, Ill. WSHY 1560
Rice Lake, Wis. WJMC 1240 St. Albans, Vt. WWSR 1420 KYA 1260 Shelbyville, Ind. WSVL 1520
Richfield MN WY00 980 St. Albans, W.Va. WKLC 1300 San Gabriel, Cal. KALI 1430 Shelbyville. Ky. WCND 940
Richfield, Utah KSVC 980 St. Anthony, Ida. K100 1400 San German, P.R. WR130 109 Shelbyville, Tenn, WHAL 1400
Richland, Wash. KALE 980 St. Augustine, Fla. WFOY 1240 Sanitoola, Miss. WSAO 15500 WLIJ 1580
Richland Center, Wis. WAOC 1420 San Jose, Calif. KLOK 1170 Sheldon, Iowa KIWA 1550
WRCO 1450 St. Charles. Mo. KIRL 1460 KLIV 1590 Shell Lake. Wls. WCSW 040
Richlands, Va. WRIC 840 St. Cloud, MN KCLD 1450 KEEN 1379 Shelton, Wash. KMAS 1280
Richmond, Ind. WKBV 1490 WJON 1240 KXRX 1500 Shenandoah. Iowa KMA 960
Richmond, Ky. WEKY 1940 St. George, S.C. WQIZ 810 San Juan. P.R. WAPA 680 KFNF 920
WCBR 1110 St. George, Utah WBM.1 1190 Shenandoah, Pa. WMBT 1530
Richmond, Va. WANT 990 KDXU 1430 WHOA 870
St. Helens, Oreg. KOHI 1600 Sheridan, Wyo. KWYO 1410
WBBL 1480 St. Ignace, Mich. WIDG 940 WIAC 740 KROE 930
WRGM 1540 St. Johns, Mich. WIPR 946 Sherman, TX KIKM
WLEE 1480 WRBJ 1580 Wail 11411 910
W EET 1320 St. Johnsbury, Vt. WTWN 1340 WKAQ 880 KXTO 1500
St. Joseph, Mich. WSJM 1400 WKVM 810 ShICIPensburq. Pa. WSHP 1480
WGOE 1590 St. Joseph -Benton Harbor. Show Low, AZ KVSL 1450
WTVR 1380 Mich. WHFB 1060 WKZE 1030 KVWM 970
WRNL 910 St. Joseph, Mo. KFEQ 680 WQBS 630 Shreveport, La. KBCL 1220
WRVA 1140 KKJO 1550 WRAI 1520 KEEL 710
WXGI 950 KUSN 1270 San Luis Obispo, Calif. KOKA 1550
Richwood. W.Va. WVAR 800 St. Louis. Mo. KATZ 1600 KATY 1340 (JOE 1489
Ridgecrest, Cal. KLOA 1240 KMOX 1120 KSLY 1400 KCIJ 980
KZ1Q 1360 (SD 550 KVEC 920
Ridgeland, S.C. WBUG 1430 San Marcos, TX KONY 470 KRMD 1340
Rifle. Colo. KWSR 810 KTSL 690 San Mateu, Cain. KOFY 050 KWKH 1130
KWK 1380 San Rafael, CA KTIM 510 KFLO 1300
Rio Piedras, P.R. WUNO 1320 KXOK 630 Sidney. Mont. KGCX 1480
Ripley. Miss. WSCA 1260 WEW 770 San Saba, Tex. KBAL 410 Sidney, Nebr. KS10 1340
Ripley, Tenn. WTRB 1570 WIL 1430 San Sebastion, P.R. Sidney, 0.
Ripon, Wis. WCWC 1600 WFBA 460 WMVR 1080
KXEN 1010 Santa Ana, Calif. KWIZ 480 Sierra Vista AZ KTAN 1420
River Falls. Wls. WEVR 1550 St. Louis Park, Minn. Sikeston, Mo. KSIM 1400
Riverhead, N.Y. WRIV 1390 Santa Barbara, Cal. KOB 490
WRCN 1570 KRSI 950 KTYD 990 KMPL 1520
St. Marisa ID KOFE 1480 KIST 340 Sitar City. N.C. WNCA 1570
Riverside. CA KPRO 1440 St. Mary's. Pa. WKBI 1400 Siloam Springs AR KUOA 1290
KHNY 1570 KT MS 250 Silsbee. Tex.
St. Matthews, SC WQKI 710 KKIO 290 KKAS 1300
Riverton, Wyo. KVOW 1450 St. Paul MN (see Minneapolis - Silver City. N.Mex. KSIL 1340
Roanoke AL WELR 1360 Santa Clara, Cal. KEGL 430 Sliver Spring MD WOAY 1050
St. Paul MN) Santa Cruz, Calif. KSCO 080
Roanoke. Va. WEIR 960 St. Pawls NC WLAB 1060 Simeoe, Ont. CFRS 1560
WRIS 1410 St. Peter, Minn. KRBI 1310
Sante Fe. N.Mex. KTRC 400 Sinten. Tex.
WTOY 910 KAFE 810 KIKal 590
St. Petersburg. Fla. WWBA 680 KVSF 260 Sioux Center. Iowa KVDB 090
WROV 1240 WSUN 620 Sioux City, Iowa
WSLC 610 Santa Maria. Cal. KUHL 440 KSCJI 360
WLCY 1380 KSMA 240 KMNS 620
Roanoke Rapids. N.C. St. Peterside Beach, FL KWSL 471
WCBT 1230 KSEE 480
WRXB 1590 KZON 600 Sloan Falls. S.Dak. (ISO 230
Roaring Springs, Pa. Salamanca, N.Y. WGGO 1590 KCHF 520
WKMC 1370 Santa Monica. Cal. KDAY 580
Robinson. III. WTAY 1570 Salem. III. WJBD 1350 Santa Paula. CA KAAP 400 KELO 379
Salem. Ind. WSLM 1220 Santa Rosa, Calif. KSRO 350 KNWC 270
Robstown TX KROB 1510 Salem, Mass. WESX 1230 KS00 14n
Rochelle. III. WRHL 1060 KVRE 460 Sitka AK
Salem. Mo. KSMO 1340 KJAX 150 K I FW 230
Rochester, Minn. KROC 1340 Salem NH WVN H 1110 Santa Rosa, N.Mex. KSYX 420 KSEW 400
KWEB 1270 Salem. N.J. WJIC 1510 Skowhegan ME WSKW
KOLM 1520 Sapulpa, Okla. KREK 550 Slatnn. Tex.
150
Rochester. N.H. WWNH 930 Salem. 0. WSOM 800 Saranac Lake, N.Y. WNBZ 240 KCAS 030
Salem. Oreg. KSLM 1390 Sarasota, Fla. WKXY 930 Slidell LA WSDL 560
Rochester, N.Y. WBBF 950 KCCS 1220 WQSA 1220 Smithfield. N.C. WMPM 270
WHAM 1160 KBZY 1490 WSPB 1450 Smithfield. VA WOOD 940
WHEC 1400 KGAY 1480 Smithville. Tenn. WILE 480
WNYH 6b0 WYND 1280
Salem, Va. WBLU 1480 Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Smyrna, Ga. WYNX 550
WSAY 1370 Salida, Colo. KVRH 1340 Snyder, Tex. KSNY 490
WROC 1280 WKAJ 900
Salina, Kans. KSAL 1150 Sauk Rapids. Minn. Socorro, N.Mex. KSRC 200
Rockford, Ili. WROK 1440 KFRM 550 WVAL 800 Soda Snrings. Ida. KBRV 790
WYFE 1150 KINA Sault Ste. Marie. Mieh. Soddy-Dalsy TN
WRRR 1330 910 WPJD 550
Rockford, Mieh. WJPW 810 Salinas. Calif. KDON 1460 WS00 1230 Soldotna AK KSRM 920
Rock Hills, S.C. WRHI 1340 KTOM 1380 Savannah GA WQQT 1450 Somerset. Ky. WRFC 240
WTYC 1150 KYWT 1570 WEAS 900 WTLO 400
Rockingham, N.C. WAYN 900 KCTY 980 WSAV 630 Somerset. Pa. WVSC 990
WLWL 1500 Salinas, P.R. WHOY 1210 WSGA 1400 Somerville. N.J. WBRW 170
Rock Island, III. WHBF 1270 Saline, Mleh. WNRS 1290 WTOC 1290 Roddy. Tenn. WEDG 240
Rockland. ME WRKD 1450 Salisbury, Md. WBOC 960 WSOK 1230 Roddy -Daisy TN WPJD 550
WICO 1320 Savannah, Tenn. WORM 1010 Sonora. Calif. KVML 450
Rockmart, Ga. WPLK 1220 Sonora. TX
Rock Springs, WY KRKK 1360 WJDY 1470 Sayre, Pa. WATS 960 KVRN 980
Rockville, Conn. WRKV 800 Salisbury, N.C. WSTP 1490 Schenectady, N.Y. WGY 010 Roperton. GA WYnK non
WSAT 1280 WWWD 1240 So. Beloit. III. WBEL 380
Rockville. Md. WINX 1600
Rockwood. Tenn. WOFE 580 Sallisaw, Okla. KBJS 1510 Scotland Neck, N.C. WYAL 1280 So. Bend. Ind. WNDU 490
Rocky Ford, Colo. KAVI 1320 KRBB 1560 Scott City, Kans. KFLA 1310 WJVA 500
Rocky Mount, N.C. WCEC 810 Salmon, Idaho KSRA 960 Scottsbluff, Nebr. KNEB 960 WSBT 980
WEED 1390 Salt Lake city, Utah KOLT 1320 Southbridne. Mass. WES0 970
WRMT 1490 KALL 910 Scottsboro AL WCRI 1050 So. Boston. Va. WHLF 1400
Rocky Mount, Va. WYTI 1570 KCPX 1320 WROS 1330 Southern Pines. N.C. WEEB 990

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U.S. AM STATIONS BY LOCATION
Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz Location Call kHz

South Charleston, WV WOLF 1490 KT (T 990 Warren, Ohlo WHHH 440


WSCW 1410 W8YR 570 KOPO 450 WTCL 570
8. Daytona. Fla, WELE 1590 Tabor City, N.C. WTAB 1370 KUAT 550 Warren, Pa. WNAE 310
So. Gastonia, N.C. WGAS 1420 Tacoma, Wash. (MO 1360 Tucumcarl, N.Mex. KTNM 400 Warrensburg. Mo. KOKO 459
So. Haven, Mich. WJGR 940 KTAC 850 Tulare. Calif. KCOK 270 Warrenton, Mo. KW RE 730
South Hill, Va. WJWS 1370 KTNT 1400 KGEN 370 Warrenton, N.C. WARR 520
Southington. Conn. WNTY 990 KVI 570 Tulin, Tex. KTUE 280 Warrenton, Va. WEER 250
So. Knoxville, Tenn. WSKT 1580 Taft, Calif. KTKR 1310 Tullahoma, TN WBGY 740 WKCW 420
South Lake Tahoe, Cal. Tahlequah, Okla. KTLQ 1330 Tulsa. Okla. KAKC 970 Warsaw IN WRSW 480
KOWL 1490 Tahoe Valley, Calif. KXXO 1300 Warsaw NY WCJW 140
KTHO 590 KTHO 590 KRMG 740 Warsaw, N.C. WTRQ son
S. Miami. Fla. WFUN 790 Talladega AL W EY Y 580 KELI 1430 Warsaw, Va. WNNT 690
South Paris ME WKTP 1450 WNUZ 230 KV00 1170 Wartburg. Tenn. WECO 940
So. Pittsburg, Tenn. WEPO 910 Tallahassee, Fla. W MEN 330 KFM1 1050 Warwick NY WTBQ 1110
So. St. Paul, Minn. WONS, 410 Tupelo, Miss. WELD 580 Warwick -E. Greenwich, R.I.
KDWB 630 WANM 1070 W.ILJ 1080 WARV 1590
(DAN 1370 WTAL 450 WTUP 1490 Waseca MN KOWO 1170
So. Williamsport, Pa. WTNT 270 Turlock, Calif. KCEY 1390 Waste, Calif. KWSO 1050
WMPT 1450 Tallapoosa, GA W KNG 060 Tuscaloosa AL WJRD 1150 Washington, D.C.W MAL 630
Spanish Fork, Utah KON1 1480 Tallassee AL WTLS 1300 WACT 1420 WOL 1450
Sparks -Reno NV KWRL 1270 Tallulah, La. KTLD 360 WNPT 1280 WWDC 1260
Sparta, Ill. WHCO 1230 Tampa, Fla. WQYK 110 WTUG 790 WUST 1120
Sparta, N.C. WCOK 1060 WDAE 250 WTBC 1230 WRC 980
Sparta. Tenn. WSMT 1050 WYOU 550 Tuscumbla AL WVNA 1590 WTOP 1500
WUCR 860 WFLA 970 WZZA 1410 Washington, Ga. WLOV 1370
Sparta, Wis. W KLJ 990 WHBO 050 Tuskegee AL WBIL 580 Washington, Ind. WAMW 1580
WCOW 1290 WINO 010 TwentyNine Palms, Calif. Washington, Iowa KCII 1380
Spartanburg. SC WKDY 1400 WTMP 150 KDHI 250 Washington, N.J. WCRV 1380
WORD 910 WSOL 300 Twin Falls. Idaho KTFI 270 Washington, N.C. WEEW 1320
WSPA 950 Taos, N. Mex. KKIT 340 KLIX 310 WITN 930
WASC 1530 Tappahannock, Vt, WRAR 000 KEEP 430 Washington, Pa. WJPA 1450
Spencer, Iowa KICD 1240 Tarboro, N.C. WCPS 760 Two Rivers. Wis. WQTC 590 WKEG 1110
Spencer, W.Va. WVRC 1400 Tarpon Springs FL WCW R 470 Tyler, Tex. KZAK 330 Washington Court
Spokane, Wash. KGA 1510 Tasley, Va. WESR 330 KOOK 490 House, Ohlo WCHO 1250
KXXR 1440 Taunton, Mass. WPEP 570 KTBB 600 Waterbury, Cann. WATR 1320
KSPO 1230 Tawas City, Mich. WIGS 480 KZEY 690 Waterbury CN WQQW 1590
KEZE 1380 Taylor, Tex. KTAE 260 Tylertown, Miss. WTYL 1290 WWCO 1240
K HQ 590 Taylorsville, N. C. WSTH 880 Tyrone, Pa. WTRN 1340 Waterbury, Vt. W D EV 550
KJRB 790 WTLK 570 Uhrichsville, 0. WBTC 1540 Waterloo IA KLEU 830
KREM 970 Taylorville, Ill. WT1M 410 Ukiah, Cal. KMSL 1250 KXEL 540
KXLY 920 Tazewell. Tenn. WNTT 250 IC U I 1400 KNWS 090
KMBI 330 Tazewell, Va. WTZE 470 Ulysses, Kan. KULY 1420 KWWL 330
KUDY 280 Tell City, Ind. WTC.1 230 Union, Mo. KLPW 1220 Watertown, N.Y. WATN 240
Springdale AR KBRS 340 Tempe AZ KUPD 060 Union, S.C. WBCU 1480 WOTT 410
KSPR 590 KNIX i 580 Union City, Tenn. WEN K 1240 WWNY 790
Springfield, Ill. WCVS 450 Temple. *Texas KTEM 1400 Uniontown, Pa. WMBS 590 Watertown, S.Dak. (SDP 480
W MAY . 970 Terre Haute, Ind. WBOW 1230 Urbana, Ill. WILL 580 KWAT 950
WTAX 240 WAAC 1300 WCCR 1580 Watertown. Wis. WTTN 380
Springfield, Mass. WHYN 560 WTHI 1480 Utica, N.Y. WIBX 950 Water Valley, Miss.
WMAS 450 Terrell. Tex. KTER 1570 WBVM 1550 WVLV 320
WSPR 270 Terrell Hills, Tex. KITE 930 WRUN ion Waterville, Me. WTVL 490
Springfield MO KBUO 1060 Tarrytown, Nebr. KEYR 890 WTLB 1310 Watkins Glen, N.Y.
KGBX 260 Texarkana AR KOSY 790 Utuado, P.R. WUPR 1530 WGMF 500
KICK 340 KTFS 1400 Uvalde. Tex. KVOU 1400 Watseka, Ill, W (1 FA 360
KLFJ 550 Texarkana, Tex. KCMC 740 Valdese, N.C. WSVM 1490 Watsonville, Calif. KO M Y 340
KTTS 400 Texarkana, TX -AR KADO 940 Valdosta, Ga, WGOV 950 Waucnula, Fla. 310
KWTO 560 Texas City. Tex. KTLW 920 WOAF 910 Waukegan, Ill. W K HS 220
Springfield, Ohio WIZE 340 Thayer, Mo. KALM 290 WJEM 150 Waukesha, Wis. WAUK 510
WBLY 800 The Dallas, OR KODL 440 WVLD 450 Waukon, la. KN El 140
Springfield -Eugene, Ore. KACI 300 Valentine, Nehr. KVSH 040 Waupaca, Wis. WDUX 800
KEED 450 Thermopolis, Wyo. KRTR 490 Valli*, Calif. KNBA 190 Waupun, W is. WLKE 170
KORE 050 KTHE 240 Valley City, N.Dak. KOVC 490
Wausau. WI WRIG 400
Springfield, Tenn. WOBL 390 Thief River Falls, Minn. Valparaiso, Fla. W FSH 340 WSAU 550
Springfield, Vt. WCFR 480 KTRF 230 Valparaiso, Ind. WAKE 500
WXCO 230
Springhill, La. KBSF 460 Th ibodaux, La. KTIB 630 WNW( 080
KWAY 470
Van Buren AR KFDF 580 Waverly, Iowa
Spring Lake. N.C. Thomaston, Ga. WSFT 220 Waverly, Ohio WP KO 380
WEBS 450 WTGA 590 Van Cleve, Ky. WMTC 730 Waverly, Tenn. WPHC 060
Spring Valley, N.Y. Thomasville AL WJDB 830 Vaneeburg, Ky. WKKS 570 Waxahachie, Tex. KBEC 390
WKQW 300 WPAX 240 Vancouver, Wash. KISN 910 Waycross, Ga. WACL 570
Thomasville, Ga. KGAR 550
Spruce Pine, N.C. WTOE 470 WLDR 730 WAY X 230
Stamford. Conn. WSTC KVAN 480
400 Thomasville, N.C. WTNC 790 Vandalla. WPMB 500
Wayne, Neb. KTCH 590
Stamford, Tex. KDWT 400 Thomson, Ga, WTWA 1240 111.
Waynesboro, Ga. W BRO 310
Stanford, Ky. WRSL 520 Van Wert. Ohio WERT 220
WABO
WTHO 1530 Vega Baja. P.R. W EG A Waynesboro, Miss. 990
Stanton, KY WBFC 470 Thousand Oaks CA KGOE 850 Waynesburg, Pa. WAN B 580
Starke, Fla. WPXE 490 Venice, Fla. WA M R 320350
Three Rivers, Mich. Ventura. Calif. KVEN 450 W 00 Z 540
Starkville, Miss. WKOR 980 WKLM 510 Waynesboro, Pa, WEE() 130
WSSO Ventura -Oxnard, CA
2.10 Thurmont, Md. WTHU 430 KBBQ 590 Waynesboro, Tenn, WAAN 480
State College, Pa. WMAJ 450 Ticonderoga. N.Y. WIPS 250 Waynesboro, Va. WAY B 490
WRSC 390 Vermillion, S.Dak. K USD 690
Tiffin, Ohio WTTF 600 KVRA 570 WAN V 970
Statesboro, Ga, WWNS 240 Tifton, Ga. WTIF 340 KVEL Waynesville, Mo, KJPW 390
WPTZ Vernal, Utah 920
850 W W GS 430 Vernon AL WVSA 380 KFBD 270
Statesville, N.C. WSIC 400 Tillamook, Oreg. KTIL 390 Vernon, Tex. KVWC 490 Waynesville, N.C. W H CC 400
WDBM 550 Tinga, N.D. KTGO 090 Vero Beach. Fla. WAXE 370 Weatherford, Okla. KW EY 1590
Staunton, Va, WTON 240 Titusville, FL WRMF not WTTB 490 Weatherford TX KZ EE 220
WKDW 900 Titusville, Pa. WTIV 230 V lekshurg. Miss. W 013C 420 Webster City IA KQWC 1570
Stephenville, Tex. KSTV 510 Toccoa. Oa. WLET 420 W.IFL 490 Weirton, W.Va. WEIR 430
Sterling, Colo. KGEK 230 WNES 830 WVIM Weiser, Idaho K W El 260
Sterling, Ill. WSDR 240 490
Toledo. Ohio WOHO 470 Victoria, Tex. KNAL 410 Welch, W.Va, W ELC 150
Steubenville. Ohio WSTV 340 WSPD 370 KVIC 340 WXEE 340
WLIT 850 WTOD son V ictorville, Calif. KCIN 590 Weldon, N.C. WSMY 400
Stevens Point. Wls. WSPT 010 WCWA 230 Vidalia, Ga. WVOP 970 Wellington, Kan. KL EY 130
Stillwater, Minn. WAVN 220 WA N R 520 Vieques. P.R. W I VV 970 Wellsboro, Pa. WNBT 490
Stillwater. Okla. KSPI 780 Toledo,1sc Oreg,A'z KTDO 230 Ville Platte, Ls. KVPI 050 Wells River, VT WY K R 490
Stirling NJ WKMB 070 KRDS 190 Vincennes, Ind. WAOV 450 Wellston, Ohio W KOV 330
Stockton. Callf. (JOY 280 WTMB 480 Vineland, N.J.WWBZ 360 Wellsville, N.Y. WLSV 790
KSTN 420 Tomah, Wls. Wenatchee, Wash. KPQ 580
Tomahawk WI WYYS 610 W0 VL 270
KWG 230 V inita, Okla. KVIN Wendell-Zebulon, N.C.
Storm Lake. Iowa KAYL 990 nompainsville, Ky. WTKY 370 470
KMEL 1340
Tooeie, Utah KDYL 990 Vinton. Va. WKBA 550
Streator, Ill. WIZZ 250 Virginia, Minn. WHLB 400 KUEN 900
Stroudsburg, Pa. WVPO 640 Topeka. Kans. W1 BW 580
W ETC 540
Stuart, Fla. WSTU KEW! 1440 Virginia Beach, Va.
WREN 1250 WVAB 550 Weslaco, Tex. KRGV 1290
Stuart, Va. WHEO 270 V irouqua. Wls. WISV 360 West Allis, Wis. WAWA 1590
Sturgeon Bay, Wls. WDOR KTOP 1450 WBKV 1470
910
ToppenIsh, Wash. KENE 1490 Visalia, Calif, KONG 400 W. Bend, Wis,
Sturgis, Mich. WSTR 230
WSNG 610 Vista. Cal. KMLO 000 West Branch MI WBMB 1060
Sturgis. S.D. KBHB 810 Torrington CT Westbrook -Portland ME
KWAK Torrington, Wyo. KGOS 1490 Vivian, La. (NCB 600
Stuttgart AR 240
WTTC 1350 Wabash. Ind. W AYT 510 WJBQ 1440
Suffolk, Va, WLPM 450 Towanda, Pa. West Chester. Pa. WCHE 1520
Towson, MD WTOW 1570 Wabasha MN KWMB 190
Sullivan, Ind. WKQV 550 Waco, Tex. WACO 460 West Covina, Cal. KGRB 900
Sullivan, Mo. KTUI 560 Travelers Rest, S.C. KRZI 580 W. Frankfort, Ill. WF RX 1300
Sulphur, LA KEZM 3i" WBBR 580 KWTX 230 W. Hartford, Conn.
Sulphur Sprgs., Tex. KSST 230 Traverse City, Mich. WTCM 400 Waco -Marlin. TX KKIK 010 WEXT 1550
Summerville, Ga. WGTA 950 WCCW 310 Wadena, Minn. (WAD 920 West Jefferson, N.C.
(Summerville, S.C. WAZS 980 Trenton, Mo. KTTN 600 Wadeshorn. N.C. WADE 210 W KSK 580
Sumner, Wash. KDFL 560 Trenton NJ WTNJ 300 Wagoner. 01( KJ EM 530
W. Liberty, Ky. W L KS 1450
Sumter, S.C. WFIG 290 WBUD 260 Wailuku, Hawaii KMVI 550 West Memphis AR KSU D 730
WDXY 240 WTTM 920 Waipahu, Hawaii K A HU 940 W. Monroe, La. KUZN 1310
WSSC 340 Trenton, Tenn, WINE 500 Walhalla, S.C. WGOG 1000 W. Palm Beach. Fla.
Sunbury, Pa. WKOK 070 Trinidad, Colo. KCRT 240 Walker. Minn. K