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call letters

[′kȯl ‚led·ərz]
(communications)
Identifying letters, sometimes including numerals, assigned to radio and television stations by the Federal Communications Commission and other regulatory authorities throughout the world. Also known as call sign.
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'Those students who have not received the said call letter have been advised to contact Department of Statistics latest by Monday,' it said.
He further added that according to budget rules , Budget Call Letter (BCL) must be issued in September as first step of district budget making.
At the same time, WNYC Radio is buying the FCC license for 105.9 FM, all related transmitting equipment and WQXR's call letters and Web site from the Times Co.
Oregon Life: The call letters for one of the local radio stations that airs "A Prairie Home Companion" were misstated on Friday's Page D12.
He enjoyed flying and had maintained his pilot's license since 1973 with his own airplane having the call letters "N182KF".
Nashville was not always synonymous with Country Music, especially in the early 1920's when Edwin Craig started WSM as a way to advertise for its owner National Life and Accident Insurance Company (taking its call letters from the company's slogan: "We Shield Millions").
The station, whose call letters stand for Every Child Has Opportunities, is run by students at nearby Lyons Township High.
Those call letters haven't been assigned to this market since February 2004.
Veteran public broadcaster Adam Clayton Powell III noted in a television interview that, "When I was growing up, the call letters W-L-I-B stood for LIBeration.
We have no recollection of a station with the call letters "KXOX." Will you admit to a typo, an X instead of an M, or are we out of touch with things?
Univision changed the station's call letters from WHOT in November.