RBR Stats

LPFM starts on a slow roll

According to the FCC database, 23 low power FMs are now licensed, up and running. They are distributed from Maine to Hawaii; from Alaska to Georgia. California, Indiana and Michigan have three each.

Two are centered in Arbitron markets, Alexandria LA and Muskegon MI. 11 others are relatively close to Arbitron markets. The other 10 are in unrated portions of their respective states.

Below is the chart, listed by state and city of license.

ST City Calls# Freq Arbitron mkt* Licensee
AK Sitka KAQU 88.1 no City of Sitka
CA Lucerne KPFZ 104.5 no Lake County Community
CA Oroville KRBS 107.1 Chico Bird Street Media
CA Turlock KEFC 100.5 Modesto Evangelical Free Church
GA St. Simons Isl WWEZ 94.7 Brunswick St. Simons Radio
HI Wailuku KEAO 91.5 no Mana'o Radio
IN Crawfordsville WVRG 93.9 no Calvary Chapel
IN Marion WCWC 94.3 Fort Wayne College Wesleyan
IN Plymouth WJUK 105.7 South Bend Menominee Radio
KS Thayer KTHA 100.5 no Thayer Seventh-Day Adv
LA Alexandria KCJM 107.9 yes M&M Community Dev
LA Mansfield KEPT 106.1 no First Baptist Church
ME Rockland WRFR 93.3 Augusta Penobscott School
MD Sherwood WRYR 97.5 no S. Arundel Citizens
MI Mount Pleasant WRFK 107.7 Saginaw Mt. Pleasant Baptist'
MI Muskegon WUVS 103.7 yes W. Michigan Community
MI Temperance WMLZ 107.9 Toledo OH Bedford Public Schls
MO Maryville KZLX 106.7 no Northwest Foundation
OH Belpre WVVW 98.1 Parkersburg WV Mid-Ohio Valley Educl
OH Bryan WKJH 103.5 no Lighthouse Ministries
RI Newport WXHQ 105.9 Providence Newport Musical Arts
SC Saint George WSHG 105.9 Charleston Educl Radio of St. G.
WY Buffalo KSLW 99.5 no Calvary Chapel

# all calls end with suffix -LP

* We note an Arbitron market if full-power stations from or near the city of license are listed by the RBR Source Guide in the listed Arbitron market. In many cases, the signal of the LPFM station will not reach the heart of the market. If "yes," then the city of license is all or part of an Arbitron market name.

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