This is the WMVP History section of
The Broadcast Archive
Maintained by: Barry Mishkind - The Eclectic Engineer
Last update: 8/10/05
A Pictorial Tour of WMVP
WMVP is a 50,000 watt DA-2 in Chicago, with an interesting history.
Originally built as WCFL by the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL), this station
on 1000 in Chicago has a very highly directional, super-cardiod pattern at
night. The station changed to WLUP in 1987 and since late 1993 has been
WMVP with a sports orientation. WMVP is owned by Disney/ABC.
The three towers of WMVP were recently taken down and rebuilt in
2005/2006. During this time, WMVP was diplexed during the daytime hours with
Here are some images and recollections from the folks who worked at WMVP.