FCC Station Counts: AM Shrinks, Commercial FM Up To 6,666, LPFMs Sharply Rise
July 9, 2015 at 4:00 AM (PT)
The FCC's count of licensed broadcast station totals as of JUNE 30, 2015 shows the number of AM stations shrinking from 4,721 to 4,698 since the same date last year, and commercial FM stations growing from 6,622 to 6,666.
The number of FM educational stations also grew slightly, from 4,082 to 4,091, while LPFMs jumped from 814 to 1,149. FM translators increased from 6,141 to 6,366.