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Search for stations by call sign, frequency, city, state, channel, or Nielsen DMA.
API URL[search type].[format]
Example Request
Parameter Type Description
search type required string

Returns search results that contain [search type].

Valid values: call sign, frequency, city, state, channel, and Nielsen DMA

format required string

Format for the returned results.

Valid values: XML, JSON

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