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WHDH(DT)
Call Sign History
WHDH from 07/08/2010
WHDH-TV from 03/12/1990
WNEV-TV from 05/13/1982
WNAC-TV from 08/30/1978
Channel 42DT
Post-repack Channel 35
Virtual Channel 7

Boston, MA
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CP
Application
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WHDH Service: DX - Digital TV Auxiliary Transmitting Antenna
Channel: 42 Zone: 1
Boston, Massachusetts
Virtual Channel: 7
DTV TSID: 1363
Facility ID: 72145
WHDH License Expires: 08/15/2021

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 42
  Post-Repack Channel: 35
  Post-Repack ERP: 873 kW
  Phase: 8 Completion Deadline: 3/13/2020
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Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 05/03/2018
WHDH License Expires: 08/15/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000053795

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  Including Superseded Applications

Site Location: 42-18-41.0 N 71-12-58.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 42-18-40.6 N 71-12-59.8 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 900 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 233.7 m
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.55 degrees
R/C AGL: 245 m R/C AMSL: 278.1 m

Site Elevation: 33.1 m. Height Overall*: 323.8 m.
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-16WB C160
Antenna ID: 1003440 Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1003440
DX File: BLANK-0000053795
DIELECTRIC - TFU-16WB C160
Service: DX
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.857100.912200.965300.997
341.000400.992500.952600.903
700.873800.867900.8701000.868
1100.8731200.9011300.9481400.988
1460.9961500.9941600.9641700.911
1800.8561900.8102000.7562100.668
2200.5272300.3552390.2712400.273
2500.3872600.5282700.5842800.527
2900.3853000.2723010.2713100.358
3200.5303300.6713400.7583500.811
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1005862

Structure Type: Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
WHDH-TV
Structure Address:
45 Tower Rd
Newton, MA
ASR Issued: 09/29/2005
Date Built: 08/29/1994
Site Elevation: 33.1m.
Structure Height: 304.8m.
Height Overall: 323.8m.
Overall Height AMSL: 356.9m.
FAA Determination: 07/16/1973
FAA Study #: 61-EA-0554-OE
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 8, 17, 21
42-18-41.0 N 71-12-58.0 W (NAD 83)
42-18-40.6 N 71-12-59.8 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WHDH(DT) Licensee Information

WHDH-TV
Government Center
7 Bulfinch Place
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-725-0777
BLANK-0000053795 Applicant Information

Paul Magnes
Title: Vice President And General Manager
Date: 05/03/2018
Application Certifier
WHDH-TV
Whdh-tv
Government Center
7 Bulfinch Place
Boston, MA 02114
Applicant
JOHN E. HIDLE, PE
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153
CONSULTANT ENGINEER
CHARLES R. NAFTALIN, ESQ
Holland & Knight Llp
Holland & Knight Llp
800 17th Street, N.w., Suite #1100
Washington, DC 20006

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Study Date: 4/21/2019; Study Duration: 0.0122 Seconds.
Database Sources: 4/19/2019 FCC CDBS,
04/19/2019 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.


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