Template:Infobox radio station

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Usage

{{{name}}} ({{{callsign}}})
{{{above}}}
[[File:{{{logo}}}|{{{logo_size}}}|alt={{{logo_alt}}}|{{{logo_alt}}}]]
{{{logo_caption}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{image_size}}}|alt={{{image_alt}}}|{{{image_alt}}}]]
{{{caption}}}
City{{{city}}}
Broadcast area{{{area}}}
Frequency{{{frequency}}}
RDS{{{rds}}}
Branding{{{branding}}}
Slogan{{{slogan}}}
Programming
Language(s){{{language}}}
Format{{{format}}}
Subchannels{{{subchannels}}}
Network{{{network}}}
Affiliations{{{affiliations}}}
Ownership
Owner{{{owner}}}
({{{licensee}}})
Operator{{{operator}}}
{{{sister_stations}}}
History
Founded{{{founded}}}
First air date
{{{airdate}}}
Last air date
{{{last_airdate}}}
Former call signs
{{{former_callsigns}}}
Former names
{{{former_names}}}
Former frequencies
{{{former_frequencies}}}
Call sign meaning
{{{callsign_meaning}}}
Technical information
Licensing authority
{{{licensing_authority}}}
Facility ID{{{facility_id}}}
Class{{{class}}}
Power{{{power}}}
ERP{{{erp}}}
HAAT{{{haat}}}
Transmitter coordinates
{{{coordinates}}}
Translator(s){{{translator}}}
Repeater(s){{{repeater}}}
Links
Webcast{{{webcast}}}
Website{{{website}}}
{{Infobox radio station
| name                = 
| city                = 
| above               = 
| callsign            = 
| logo                = 
| logo_size           = 
| logo_alt            = 
| logo_caption        = 
| image_alt           = 
| caption             = 
| area                = 
| frequency           = 
| rds                 = 
| branding            = 
| slogan              = 
| languages           = 
| format              = 
| subchannels         = 
| network             = 
| affiliations        = 
| owner               = 
| licensee            = 
| operator            = 
| sister_stations     = 
| founded             = 
| airdate             = 
| last_airdate        = 
| former_callsigns    = 
| former_names        = 
| former_frequencies  = 
| callsign_meaning    = <!--do not apply special formatting-->
| licensing_authority = 
| facility_id         = 
| class               = 
| power               = 
| erp                 = 
| haat                = 
| coordinates         = 
| translators         = 
| repeaters           = 
| webcast             = 
| website             = 
| child               = 
| embed_header        = 
| embedded            = 
}}

Parameters

All fields except for name, format, and owner are optional and will be hidden when not used; when values are entered for the relevant parameters, the fields will automatically appear.

The parameters translator and repeater should not both be used, except in unusual circumstances.

Country-specific licensing parameters

This template displays links to license information for select countries when certain parameters are supplied.

Australia

Set licensing_authority to [[Australian Communications and Media Authority|ACMA]] and enter the Broadcast Service Licence (BSL) number in the field acma_bsl.

Brazil

Set licensing_authority to [[National Telecommunications Agency (Brazil)|ANATEL]] and enter the hexadecimal Channel ID in the field anatel_id. This is the field labeled "ID do Canal" in the last column of the ANATEL station search tool.

United States

Set licensing_authority to [[Federal Communications Commission|FCC]] and enter the numeric Facility ID in the field facility_id. The template will determine if the station is AM or FM by if the power (AM) or erp (FM) parameter is filled.

Sub-templates

Where possible, use:

as above.

If the radio station streams, consider using:

If the radio station broadcasts digitally using the HD Radio digital radio standard, include {{HD Radio}} as part of the frequency parameter.

For lists, use {{unbulleted list}} ({{ubl}}) instead of line breaks for accessibility reasons.

Microformat

The HTML markup produced by this template includes an hCard microformat, which makes the place-name and location parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue articles across Wikipedia, or via a browser tool operated by a person, to (for example) add the subject to an address book. Within the hCard is a Geo microformat, which additionally makes the coordinates (latitude & longitude) parsable, so that they can be, say, looked up on a map, or downloaded to a GPS unit. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project.

Sub-templates

If the place or venue has "established", "founded", "opened" or similar dates, use {{start date}} for the earliest of those dates unless the date is before 1583 CE.

If it has a URL, use {{URL}}.

Please do not remove instances of these sub-templates.

Classes

hCard uses HTML classes including:

  • adr
  • agent
  • category
  • county-name
  • extended-address
  • fn
  • label
  • locality
  • nickname
  • note
  • org
  • region
  • street-address
  • uid
  • url
  • vcard

Geo is produced by calling {{coord}}, and uses HTML classes:

  • geo
  • latitude
  • longitude

Please do not rename or remove these classes nor collapse nested elements which use them.

Precision

When giving coordinates, please use an appropriate level of precision. Do not use {{coord}}'s |name= parameter.

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly parameter usage report for this template.

TemplateData for Infobox radio station

Infobox for radio stations

Template parameters

This template prefers block formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Namename

Name of radio station, often the call sign

Linesuggested
Call sign (secondary)callsign

Call sign of a station. Use only in countries where call signs exist but are secondary, such as Argentina and Australia.

Example
4TSV
Unknownoptional
Top labelabove

Label field used if the station is a satellite or repeater of another station.

Unknownoptional
Logologo

Logo of radio station

Unknownoptional
Logo sizelogo_size

A width for the image. When not specified, it defaults to frameless which uses the size in each user's Preferences (ranges from 120px to 300px).

Unknownoptional
Logo alternative textlogo_alt

Alternative text for logo

Unknownoptional
Logo captionlogo_caption

Caption to appear under the radio station logo.

Unknownoptional
Imageimage

Second image

Fileoptional
Image sizeimage_size

A width for the image. When not specified, it defaults to frameless which uses the size in each user's Preferences (ranges from 120px to 300px).

Unknownoptional
Image alternative textimage_alt alt

Alternative text for the image

Unknownoptional
Captioncaption

Caption to appear under an image or under both a logo and an image.

Unknownoptional
Citycity

Name of city of license

Page namesuggested
Areaarea

Name of broadcast area

Contentoptional
Frequencyfrequency

Frequency in Hertz, using {{Frequency|NNN|XHz}}; additionally include {{HD Radio}} when the station broadcasts using that digital radio standard

Example
{{Frequency|1010|kHz}} or {{Frequency|91.7|MHz}} {{HD Radio}}
Linesuggested
Radio Data Systemrds

[[Radio Data System]] programme service name

Lineoptional
Brandingbranding

Branding

Contentoptional
Sloganslogan

Slogan of radio station

Contentoptional
Language(s)language languages

Language(s) in which the station broadcasts

Unknownoptional
Formatformat

Programming format

Contentsuggested
Subchannelssubchannels

Digital subchannels of the radio station; HD Radio subchannels should be listed in order by channel number followed by program/station name and the format in parentheses. HD1 simulcasts of the main analog program channel need not be listed.

Example
HD2: Bluegrass Country (Bluegrass/Americana)
Contentoptional
Networknetwork

Network to which station belongs

Contentoptional
Affiliationsaffiliations

Affiliations of radio station

Contentoptional
Ownerowner

Owner of radio station

Contentsuggested
Licenseelicensee

Licensee of radio station

Contentoptional
Operatoroperator

Operator of radio station

Contentoptional
Sister stationssister_stations

Sister stations

Contentoptional
Foundedfounded

Date/year in which a station was founded, such as a predecessor to the current station, but not its sign-on date.

Contentoptional
First air dateairdate

First date of broadcast, using {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}}

Example
{{Start date|1999|01|20}}
Contentsuggested
Last air datelast_airdate

Last date of broadcast (for defunct stations), using {{End date|YYYY|MM|DD}}

Example
{{End date|2014|12|31}}
Contentoptional
Former call signsformer_callsigns

Former call signs

Contentoptional
Former namesformer_names

Former names of radio station. Don't use if former_callsigns is being used as well.

Contentoptional
Former frequenciesformer_frequencies

Former frequencies

Contentoptional
Call sign meaningcallsign_meaning

Call sign meaning. Do not apply special formatting to the expanded acronym, per [[MOS:ACRO]] and [[Talk:WNGH-TV#RfC about TV and radio station style variances]].

Contentoptional
Licensing authoritylicensing_authority

Relevant licensing agency for the station. In some countries, the correct link and additional parameters trigger additional links to license information: see [[Template:Infobox radio station/doc#Country-specific licensing parameters]].

Example
[[Federal Communications Commission|FCC]]
Stringoptional
Facility IDfacility_id

(For US stations) Facility ID number assigned by the US [[Federal Communications Commission]].

Numberoptional
ACMA Broadcast Service Licence numberacma_bsl

(For Australian stations) The Broadcast Service Licence number associated with the station by the [[Australian Communications and Media Authority]]. It can be found using the ACMA Register of Radiocommunications Licences: https://web.acma.gov.au/rrl/register_search.search_dispatcher.

Example
6446
Numberoptional
ANATEL ID numberanatel_id

(For Brazilian stations) The hexadecimal ID associated with the station by the [[National Telecommunications Agency (Brazil)|National Telecommunications Agency]]. It is found as the last column in the ANATEL station search tool: http://sistemas.anatel.gov.br/se/public/view/b/srd.php.

Example
57dbac7a0791c
Stringoptional
Classclass

Class

Stringoptional
Powerpower

Power rating for AM stations, in watts

Contentoptional
ERPerp

Effective radiated power for FM stations, in watts

Contentoptional
HAAThaat

Height above average terrain, in meters

Contentoptional
Coordinatescoordinates

Transmitter coordinates, using {{coord|}}

Stringsuggested
Translatorstranslator translators

Translator(s)

Contentoptional
Repeatersrepeater repeaters

Repeater(s)

Contentoptional
Webcastwebcast

Live streaming URL of radio station, using [URL Listen Live]

Stringoptional
Websitewebsite

URL for radio station, encased in {{URL|}}

Default
{{URL|}}
Stringoptional
Childchild

Set to yes if being embedded in another infobox.

Booleanoptional
Embed headerembed_header

Header to appear above another infobox being embedded.

Lineoptional
Embedembedded

For embedding other templates (see WP:IEmbed for more information).

Templateoptional

Tracking category

See also