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WBBM-TV
Call Sign History
WBBM-TV from 08/28/1979
Channel 26DT
Virtual Channel 2

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
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WBBM-TV Service: LD - Digital TV Translator or LPTV Station
Channel: 26 Zone:
Chicago, Illinois
Virtual Channel: 2
DTV TSID: 999
Facility ID: 9617
Programming Delivery Method: Unspecified
WBBM-TV License Expires: 12/01/2021

Status: License
Application Accepted: 03/05/2014
WBBM-TV License Expires: 12/01/2021
File Number: BLCDT-20140305ABH
Prefix Type: This is a License for a commercial digital TV station

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Site Location: 41-56-18.0 N 87-45-05.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-56-17.9 N 87-45-04.8 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 15 kW
Polarization:
HAAT: m
R/C AGL: 111.9 m R/C AMSL: 0 m
Emission Mask: Full Service

Site Elevation: 186.8 m. Height Overall*: 162 m.
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TLP-8/CP-C180-OS-R CIRCULARLY POLARIZED
Antenna ID: 107585 Polarization:
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 107585
LD File: BLCDT-20140305ABH
DIELECTRIC - TLP-8/CP-C180-OS-R CIRCULARLY POLARIZED
Service: LD
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.054100.051200.061300.101
400.178500.290600.426700.572
800.710900.8261000.9111100.965
1200.9921301.0001400.9981500.994
1600.9921700.9941800.9981901.000
2000.9922100.9652200.9112300.826
2400.7102500.5722600.4262700.290
2800.1782900.1013000.0613100.051
3200.0543300.0603400.0633500.060
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1010769

Structure Type: LTOWER
Registered To:
Vertical Bridge Towers III, LLC
Structure Address:
4949 W Belmont Ave / Us-il-1220
Chicago, IL
ASR Issued: 04/09/2019
Date Built: 07/01/1971
Site Elevation: 186.8m.
Structure Height: 161.1m.
Height Overall: 162.2m.
Overall Height AMSL: 349m.
FAA Determination: 03/27/2019
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1L
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 8, 12
41-56-18.0 N 87-45-05.0 W (NAD 83)
41-56-17.9 N 87-45-04.8 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WBBM-TV Licensee Information

CBS BROADCASTING INC.
1725 Desales St. Nw
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-457-4505
BLCDT-20140305ABH Applicant Information

HOWARD JAECKEL
Date: 03/05/2014
Application Certifier
CBS BROADCASTING INC.
1800 K Street Nw
Suite 920
Washington, DC 20006
Applicant
EDWIN L. NASS
1800 K Street Nw, Suite 920
Washington, DC 20006
DIRECTOR OF SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT
EDWIN L. NASS
Cbs

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Study Date: 6/26/2019; Study Duration: 0.0584 Seconds.
Database Sources: 6/26/2019 FCC CDBS,
06/26/2019 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.


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