AM Technical Profile: WPZH604


Frequency:
530, 1670, 1690
Format:
Road, traffic and weather information as needed.
Transmitter Location:
No fixed location.  As of October 2015, the station has been located in the Muscle Shoals area in front of Lowe's for information on the O'Neal Bridge detour.
Power (ERP):
10 watts
Antenna:
monopole; omnidirectional
Other Information:
Owned by ALDOT
[Article] Article from Huntsville TV station WHNT discussing the station's broadcasts in Muscle Shoals.
[Image] Picture of the portable transmitter deployed in the Florence, Alabama area.
[Audio] Excerpt of the audio loop the transmitter plays when in use. (MP4/M4A format; 31 seconds, 246 kB)
History:
Licenses first issued in 2004.  In October of 2015, the station was reported on the air, broadcasting information for a bridge detour ongoing at the O'Neal Bridge.  It started off on 1670 kHz, then moved to 530 kHz, then in December went back to 1670 kHz.

Information for TIS facilities is provided by the Land Mobile Branch of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and not the Mass Media division.  A ULS (universal licensing system) lookup can be performed by clicking on the callsign above.