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WKRQ-FM Tower
The WKRQ Tower as seen in relation to the Cincinnati Skyline, it is the lattice tower on the left hand side of the image north of the downtown core
The WKRQ Tower as seen in relation to the Cincinnati Skyline, it is the lattice tower on the left hand side of the image north of the downtown core
General information
Status Complete
Type Steel lattice television tower
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Completed early 1960s
Height 294.6 m (967 ft)

The WKRQ Tower is a free-standing lattice tower with triangular cross section used by WKRQ and WKRC-TV as well as several other radio stations located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The tower was built in the early 1960s a period when numerous tall free standing steel lattice towers were being built across the United States including the WCPO TV Tower, the Turner Broadcasting Tower, the WHDH-TV Tower and the WITI TV Tower. The tower stands 294.6 m (967 ft) tall and WKRC's nickname in the 1960s was "Tall 12", a reference to the station's tower which was the tallest in Cincinnati at the time.

The WKRQ Tower remains the tallest freestanding structure in Cincinnati to this day and one of four that rise above 900 feet in the city.

Stations

Television

TV stations that transmit from WCPO TV Tower include the following:

Callsign Virtual Channel Physical Channel Affiliation Digital channels
WKRC-TV 12 12 CBS 12

Radio

FM stations that transmit from the WKRQ Tower include the following:

Callsign Frequency Format Owner
WOFX 92.5 Classic rock Cumulus Media
WNNF 94.1 Country Cumulus Media
W233BG 94.5
W245AJ 96.9
W264BW 100.70
WKRQ 101.9 Top 40 Hubbard Broadcasting
W272BY 102.3
WEBN 102.7 Mainstream rock iHeartMedia
WKFS 107.1 Top 40 iHeartMedia
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