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Call Sign:      
Call Sign History
WDEF-TV from 04/25/1979
Channel 8DT
Post-repack Channel 8
Virtual Channel 12

Chattanooga, TN

WDEF-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 8 Zone: 2
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Virtual Channel: 12
DTV TSID: 2661
Facility ID: 54385
WDEF-TV License Expires: 07/03/2020

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 12
  Post-Repack Channel: 8
  Post-Repack ERP: 26 kW
  Phase: 10 Completion Deadline: 7/3/2020
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Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 07/07/2017
WDEF-TV License Expires: 07/03/2020
File Number: BLANK-0000026651

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Site Location: 35-08-06.0 N 85-19-25.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 35-08-05.7 N 85-19-25.1 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 26 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 384 m (1260 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 185 m (607 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 766.5 m (2515 ft.)

Site Elevation: 581.5 m. (1908 ft.)
Height Overall*: 195 m (640 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC THV-9A8-R 04
Antenna ID: 89183
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1043736

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
Structure Address:
220 Hampton Rd Signal Mountain
Chattanooga, TN
County Name: Hamilton County
ASR Issued: 10/18/2006
Date Built: 01/01/1966
Site Elevation: 581.5 m (1908 ft.)
Structure Height: 174 m (571 ft.)
Height Overall: 195 m (640 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 776.5 m (2548 ft.)
FAA Determination: 10/13/1966
FAA Study #: SO-OE-65-177
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 5, 14, 21
35-08-06.0 N 85-19-25.0 W (NAD 83)
35-08-05.7 N 85-19-25.1 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WDEF-TV Licensee Information

301 Poplar Street
Macon, GA 31201
Phone: 478-745-4141
BLANK-0000026651 Applicant Information

Bobby Berry
Title: Chief Operating Officer
Date: 07/07/2017
Application Certifier
Wdef-tv, Inc.
301 Poplar Street
Macon, GA 31201
Ray Luke
Custom Specialty Services, Llc
17363 Carlton Cuebas Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
Anne Goodwin Crump
Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.l.c.
1300 North 17th Street
Eleventh Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

 KES283 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 KES585 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
Associated Microwave Licenses

 KA95313 TV Pickup
 WPOT221 2.5 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPXN370 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 KIO21 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 10/21/2019; Study Duration: 2.4996 Seconds.
Database Sources: 10/21/2019 FCC CDBS,
10/21/2019 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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