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Encyclopedia > WRLL
WRLL
City of license
Broadcast area Berwyn, IL (Chicagoland market)
Branding Real Oldies 1690
Slogan
First air date September 2003
Frequency 1690 (kHz)
Format Oldies
Power
ERP 10kw day / 1kw night
Class B
Callsign meaning
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Website http://www.realoldies1690.com

WRLL-1690 AM is an oldies station licenced to Berwyn, IL and serves areas in Northeast Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Southeast Wisconsin. It is owned and operated by Clear Channel Communications and has the name "Real Oldies 1690" to describe the 50s and early 60s music they play. It transmits from one of sister station Gospel Radio 1390's transmitter location. WRLL signed on as a Construction Permit move from Southern Illinois in the fall of 2003. It features radio legends Larry Lujack and Tommy Edwards in the morning drive. It also has all of the old WLS DJ's from the 1950's and 1960's. Some people thought that it would go off the air and be replaced by Air America Radio in March, 2005, but Air America came to WCPT 850. In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... Berwyn is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States to describe a radio format that concentrates on popular Top 40 music from the 1950s, 1960s and/or 1970s, as well as such music itself. ... Nominal power is a measurement of a mediumwave radio stations output used in the United States. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... This article is about the company. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States to describe a radio format that concentrates on popular Top 40 music from the 1950s, 1960s and/or 1970s, as well as such music itself. ... Berwyn is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... This article is about the company. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Larry Lujack (born June 6, 1940), a Top 40 Music radio disc jockey who was a precursor to the shock jocks of the 1990s, is known for his world-weary sarcastic style, Klunk letter of the day, and darkly humorous Animal Stories. ... Tommy Edwards (born February 17, 1922 - died October 22, 1969) was an American singer. ... Logo of Air America Radio, a U.S. radio network and program syndication sevice with a liberal point of view. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WCPT 850 AM is a progressive talk radio station that broadcasts out of Crystal Lake, Illinois, near Chicago. ...


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WRLL - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (374 words)
WRLL (1690 AM) was an oldies station licenced to Berwyn, Illinois, and serving the greater Chicago area.
WRLL signed on as a station on the extended AM band in the fall of 2003.
WRLL's former oldies format continues to stream at http://www.realoldies1690.com
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