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Old Broadcast Call Sign Search (Since 1980)

Search here for AM, FM, or TV broadcast stations call signs that were previously in use, or were used by different stations.  The search will list all stations that had been assigned those call letters since 1980, and indicate any stations using those call letters today.  This search is limited to stations within the USA only, and to call sign changes made in 1980 or later.

Old Broadcast Call Sign Search

Enter old call letters (after 1980):


In the FCC's Consolidated Database System (CDBS), call signs that start with a 'D', such as DKLYX or DW219BJ, are 'deleted' stations (no longer licensed), which differentiates them from operating stations.  To search for deleted call signs, enter the call sign WITHOUT the 'D', KLYX or W219BJ.

Information about AM and FM broadcast radio stations is available at the Audio Division on the FCC's website, and at Broadcast Radio Links.  Information about TV stations is available at the Video Division.

FCC > Media Bureau > Audio Division and Video Division.

Reviewed: November 4, 2014

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