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WVBY from 07/07/2014
91.7 MHz

Beckley, WV

WVBY Channel: 219B 91.7 MHz
Beckley, West Virginia
Service: FM - A full-service FM station or application.
Facility ID: 71689
Fac. Service: FM

Status: License
Application Accepted: 06/15/1984
Application Granted: 05/14/1985
File Number: BLED-19840615CB
WVBY License Expires: 10/01/2027
Prefix Type: This is a license for a noncommercial educational FM station
Application Type: License To Cover

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Class: B, A Zone I or I-A station; with 25kW-50kW ERP and a class contour distance 39km-52km

Site Location: 37-53-46.4 N 80-59-20.3 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 37-53-46.0 N 80-59-21.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

Effective Radiated Power: 10.5 kW
Transmitter Output Power: 3.9 kW
Antenna Center HAAT: 280 m (919 ft.)
Antenna Center AMSL: 1002 m (3287 ft.)
Antenna Center HAG: 100 m (328 ft.)

Calculated Site Elevation: 902 m. (2959 ft.)
Height Overall*: 0 m
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna
Antenna Make/Model: RCA Corp. BFC-6
Antenna ID: 0

Associated Facilities
W218AT(FX) Union, West Virginia
W220BK(FX) Logan, West Virginia
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1035131

[ASR Heights Differ from WVBY Application]
Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority
Structure Address:
State Route 41/12, 4 Miles Sw Of Layland
Layland, WV
County Name: Fayette County
ASR Issued: 12/01/2009
Date Built: 02/08/2010
Site Elevation: 901.9 m (2959 ft.)
Structure Height: 115 m (377 ft.)
Height Overall: 142.9 m (469 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 1044.8 m (3428 ft.)
FAA Determination: 11/24/2009
FAA Study #: 2009-AEA-3289-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 8, 12
37-53-46.4 N 80-59-20.3 W (NAD 83)
37-53-46.0 N 80-59-21.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WVBY(FM) Licensee Information

600 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-1223
Phone: 304-556-4903
Fax: 304-556-4980
BLED-19840615CB Applicant Information

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses

 WHA877 950 MHz Aural Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 1/23/2020; Study Duration: 0.0794 Seconds.
Database Sources: 1/23/2020 FCC CDBS,
01/23/2020 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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