FCC: 15,297 Full-Power Radio Stations

As of June 30, there were 15, 297 full-power radio stations licensed in the United States. That’s the latest count from the Federal Communications Commission. Including television, there were 30,398 licensees on file.

The count is broken down as follows:

Radio
  • FM Translators and Boosters — 6,044
  • UHF Translators — 2,930
  • VHF Translators — 1,146
  • Total: 10,120

  • All AM Stations — 4,734
  • FM Commercial — 6,606
  • FM Educational — 3,957
  • Total: 15,297

  • Low-Power — 797

  • Television
  • UHF Commercial — 1,028
  • VHF Commercial — 358
  • UHF Educational — 289
  • VHF Educational — 107
  • Total: 1,782

    Low-Power TV Stations
  • Class A UHF Stations — 380
  • Class A VHF Stations — 53
  • Total: 433

  • UHF Low-Power — 1,569
  • VHF Low-Power — 400
  • Total: 1,969

    LPTV Total:  2,402

     



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