List of North American broadcast station classes
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This is a list of broadcast station classes applicable in much of North America under international agreements between the United States, Canada and Mexico.wikipedia
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The following chart lists frequencies on the AM band, and which classes broadcast on these frequencies; Class A and Class B, 10,000 watt and higher (full-time) stations in North America which broadcast on clear-channel station frequencies are also shown.
Some of the original NARBA signatories, including the United States, Canada and Mexico, have implemented bilateral agreements that supersede NARBA's terms, eliminating among other things the distinction between the two kinds of clear channel: the original "I-A" and "I-B" classes, and the newer, U.S.-only "I-N" class, which are now all included in class A.
XEWA-AMXEWASan Luis Potosí
XHEWA-FM/XEWA-AM is a Class A Mexican radio station that serves the San Luis Potosí area, with its transmitter in Soledad de Graciano Sánchez.
AM 540540540 kHz
CBK, CBT and XEWA-AM share Class A status of 540 kHz.
KFI AM 640KFI-AMKFI 640 AM
KFI is a Class A 50,000 watt, non-directional station.
While 580 kHz is a Regional broadcast frequency, the station broadcasts with 50,000 watts, the highest power for an AM station permitted by the FCC, covering most of Central California.
KNBR's non-directional 50,000-watt class-A signal can be heard throughout much of the western United States and as far west as the Hawaiian Islands at night.
AM 640640640 kHz
KFI in Los Angeles, California, KYUK in Bethel, Alaska, and CBN in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada share Class A status of 640 AM.
The station broadcasts using a directional antenna at all times, with the signal extending to the east to avoid interfering with Class A stations in Canada and Mexico.
WOR (710 kHz) is a 50,000 watt Class A clear-channel AM radio station owned by iHeartMedia and licensed to New York City.
But only AM 1030 WBZ is Class A.
650AM 650650 kHz
WSM and KENI share Class A status of 650 kHz.
AM 660660 kHz660
WFAN and KFAR share Class A status of 660 kHz.
CBN broadcasts with 10,000 watts, unlike most other clear-channel, Class A stations, which broadcast with 50,000 watts.
TSN 690CKGM (AM)Team 990
On September 4, 2012, CKGM officially began broadcasting on 690 kHz, as a non-directional clear-channel Class A station.
KBRW is a Class A station broadcasting on the clear-channel frequency of 680 AM.
AM 690690690 kHz
CKGM and XEWW-AM share Class A status of 690 kHz.
KIRO is a Class A clear channel station.
CBK operates as a non-directional 50,000-watt Class A clear-channel station.
WGN is a clear channel Class A station operating with the maximum AM power in the United States of 50,000 watts, using a non-directional antenna.
KOTZ and WGN share Class A status of 720 kHz.
KNBR and KBRW share Class A status on 680 kHz.
The following radio stations broadcast on AM frequency 740 kHz: 740 AM is a Canadian clear-channel frequency; CFZM in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is the dominant Class A, clear-channel station on 740 AM.
AM 730730730 kHz
See also list of broadcast station classes.
700 kHzAM 700700
WLW and KBYR share Class A status of 700 kHz.
CKLW-AM800 AMAM 800 CKLW
CKLW is a 50,000-watt, Class B, AM radio station broadcasting on the Mexican clear-channel frequency of 800 kHz (AM) and located in Windsor, Ontario, serving Windsor and Detroit.