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Call Sign:      
Call Sign History
WHLA-TV from 11/30/1979
Channel 15DT
Post-repack Channel 15
Virtual Channel 31

La Crosse, WI

WHLA-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 15 Zone: 2
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Virtual Channel: 31
DTV TSID: 3201
Facility ID: 18780
WHLA-TV License Expires: 11/15/2020

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 30
  Post-Repack Channel: 15
  Post-Repack ERP: 218 kW
  Phase: 0 Completion Deadline: 9/7/2018
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Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 10/06/2017
WHLA-TV License Expires: 11/15/2020
File Number: BLANK-0000031829

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Site Location: 43-48-18.3 N 91-22-05.1 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 43-48-18.4 N 91-22-04.6 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 400 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 345.5 m (1134 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.7 degrees
R/C AGL: 243 m (797 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 613.6 m (2013 ft.)

Site Elevation: 370.6 m. (1216 ft.)
Height Overall*: 251.2 m (824 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Andrews ATW22H3-ETO-15-H
Antenna ID: 67261
Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Associated Facilities
W16DU-D Ch. 16 Bloomington, Wisconsin
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1024862

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
State of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board
Structure Address:
955 Tschumper Ridge Rd
La Crescent, MN
County Name: Houston County
ASR Issued: 11/03/2017
Date Built: 06/01/2018
Site Elevation: 370.6 m (1216 ft.)
Structure Height: 235.5 m (773 ft.)
Height Overall: 251.2 m (824 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 621.8 m (2040 ft.)
FAA Determination: 11/02/2017
FAA Study #: 2017-AGL-19491-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1L
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 3, 4, 5, 12
43-48-18.3 N 91-22-05.1 W (NAD 83)
43-48-18.4 N 91-22-04.6 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WHLA-TV Licensee Information

3319 W. Beltline Hwy.
Madison, WI 53713
Phone: 608-215-0088
BLANK-0000031829 Applicant Information

Gene Purcell
Title: Executive Director
Date: 10/06/2017
Application Certifier
State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board
3319 W. Beltline Hwy.
Madison, WI 53713
Douglas Lee Vernier
Doug Vernier, Telecommunications Consultants
1600 Picturesque Dr
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Engineering Consultant
Stephen M Bauder
State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board
3319 W. Beltline Hwy.
Madison, WI 53713
Staff Engineer
Barry S Persh
Gray Miller Persh Llp
1200 New Hampshire Avenue Nw
Ste 410
Washington, DC 20036

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

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Associated Microwave Licenses

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Study Date: 10/17/2019; Study Duration: 0.1602 Seconds.
Database Sources: 10/17/2019 FCC CDBS,
10/17/2019 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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