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Installation Instructions

  1. Download and Install Google Earth™.
  2. Click This Link: FCCInfo KMZ File
  3. When Asked, Choose "Open With" with Google Earth.
  4. Navigate to Area of Interest.
  5. Enable the Sidebar. (From the View Menu, Enable the "Sidebar" Checkmark)
  6. Select Facilities Using the Checkboxes
  7. Enjoy!
  8. Tell a Friend.

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Multiple Licensee FM/TV Site 7 GHz Fixed Microwave Wide Area AM/FM/TV Facilities

FCCInfo - Now on Google Earth

Cavell, Mertz & Associates, Inc. has now combined the FCCInfo.com databases with the extensive mapping capabilities of Google Earth™ to display up-to-date FCC broadcast, microwave, and tower structure databases in a readily understood visual format. The 3-D building and terrain features of Google Earth™ permits a unique perspective of FCC data not freely available anywhere else.

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FCCInfo on Google Earth Features

  • Click on any station’s balloon for information such as channel and for links to details from the FCCInfo.com website.
  • Microwave Paths are plotted above ground using licensed transmit antenna heights and, when available, receive antenna locations.
  • Towers and antenna structures are plotted as a vertical line based on their registered heights.
  • Show or Hide Facilities using AM, FM, TV, Microwave, and Antenna Structure Checkboxes in the Google Earth™ Places Menu.
  • All data is automatically kept up-to-date with no user intervention.
  • Useful for verifying coordinates shown on station licenses and on tower registrations.
  • To assure accuracy, broadcast coordinates are automatically converted from FCC datum to Google Earth's native datum.
  • Works on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.
  • Program Enhancements and Updates are Provided Automatically
  • Provided free by the consulting engineering firm of Cavell, Mertz & Associates, Inc.

Cavell Mertz & Associates, Inc. has been providing the widely used online database services of FCCInfo.com since 2002. Cavell Mertz is an engineering consulting firm located in Manassas, Virginia. We specialize in broadcasting, media, and communications systems and has been providing consulting, custom mapping, and data solutions since 1989. CM&A’s goal is to provide effective engineering solutions in clearly understandable terms. We strive to make FCCInfo.com tools an illustration of that goal. For further information, please contact us:

Cavell Mertz & Associates, Inc.

7732 Donegan Drive

Manassas, Virginia  20109-2868

www.CavellMertz.com

703.392.9090