FM Technical Profile: WKCC
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- Station Name:
view] A bit northeast of the intersection of US-280 and
Lumpkin Road in Columbus.
- Power (ERP):
- 25 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 240 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
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- This station
dates back to an original construction permit issues in 1983 to
Harold Camping's Family Radio. The station did not sign on
until 1985, when it came on from a tower in Phenix City with 8.5
kW. The calls were WFRC (Family
The station had a local studio waiver to rebroadcast the company
WBFR in Birmingham.
The station received a permit to boost power to 25 kW in 2007, but
it was never built out. In early 2009, the station went off
the air and was put on the FCC Silent List from April to May in
2009. When it resumed, it was operating under a Special
Temporary Authority with just 1.9 kW from a site near the
intersection of US-280 (Victory Drive) and Lumpkin Road south of
Columbus. The station did not resume operations at full
licensed power until May 2010.
The station re-applied and was granted the 25 kW upgrade again in
2010, this time from the Lumpkin Road site, not Phenix City.
That facility finally went on the air in February 2011.
In December 2012, the station's main studio waiver was updated to
remove WBFR Birmingham as the parent station, substituting Family
Radio's flagship KEAR in San Francisco.
The station was sold in August 2019, along with several other Family
Radio stations in the US, to Educational Media Foundation.
After the sale closes, the station will drop Family Radio for K-Love
programming, as WKCC.