Radio-TV Broadcast History
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First station[]

  • Date: ...June 30, 1926-June 30, 1928...
  • Frequency:
    • 990 khz (...June 30, 1926...)
    • 980 khz (...June 30, 1927...)
    • 720 khz (...June 30, 1928...)
  • Location:
  • Owner of license:
    • Liberty Weekly (...June 30, 1926-June 30, 1927...)
    • Liberty Weekly Inc. and the Tribune Co. (...June 30, 1928...) (see also WGN, these were apparently in the process of being merged.)

Second station[]

  • Date: July 1, 1942-1998...
  • Previous call letters: WCNW
  • Frequency:
    • 1190 khz (July 1, 1942-1998...)
  • Location:
  • Owner of license:
    • Elias Godofsky (July 1, 1942-October 1944) (see WHLI)
    • New York Post (Dorothy Schiff Thackery) (October 1944-September 1949)
    • New Broadcasting Company (September 1949-July 1971)
    • Inner City Broadcasting Company (July 1971...)

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WLIB-FM[]

  • Date: 1945-1975
  • Frequency:
    • 107.5 MHz (1945...)
  • Owner of license:
    • New York Post (Dorothy Schiff Thackery) (1945-September 1949)
    • New Broadcasting Company (September 1949-1973) (note different transfer date for AM and FM stations; Morris Novik, owner of WLIB, retained FM station but gave Inner City an option to purchase later when he sold the AM station)
    • Inner City Broadcasting Company (1973-1975)
  • Subsequent call letters: WBLS
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