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Call Sign:      
Call Sign History
KFDM from 08/01/2009
KFDM-TV from 05/08/1980
Channel 15DT
Post-repack Channel 15
Virtual Channel 6

Beaumont, TX

KFDM Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 15 Zone: 3
Beaumont, Texas
Nielsen DMA™:  Beaumont - Port Arthur
Network: CBS
Virtual Channel: 6
DTV TSID: 2767
Facility ID: 22589

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 25
  Post-Repack Channel: 15
  Post-Repack ERP: 277 kW
  Phase: 1 Completion Deadline: 11/30/2018
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 10/26/2018
KFDM License Expires: 08/01/2022
File Number: BLANK-0000063111

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Site Location: 30-08-25.0 N 93-58-45.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 30-08-24.2 N 93-58-44.4 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 560 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 275 m (902 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 274 m (899 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 279.5 m (917 ft.)

Site Elevation: 5.5 m. (18 ft.)
Height Overall*: 314.2 m (1031 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Dielectric TFU-24GTH/VP-R O4
Antenna ID: 99171
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1040514

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
KFDM Licensee, LLC
Structure Address:
100 Lakeside Drive
Vidor, TX
County Name: Orange County
ASR Issued: 01/10/2017
Date Built: 10/10/1963
Site Elevation: 5.5 m (18 ft.)
Structure Height: 263.1 m (863 ft.)
Height Overall: 314.2 m (1031 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 319.7 m (1049 ft.)
FAA Determination: 07/31/1962
FAA Study #: SW-OE-3354
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 7, 16, 21
30-08-25.0 N 93-58-45.0 W (NAD 83)
30-08-24.2 N 93-58-44.4 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KFDM(DT) Licensee Information

1200 Seventeenth St Nw
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-663-8195
Limited Liability Company
BLANK-0000063111 Applicant Information

David B Amy
Title: Secretary Sinclair Television Group Inc
Date: 10/26/2018
Application Certifier

Kfdm Licensee, Llc
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
John E. Hidle, PE
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153-2827
Consulting Engineer
Paul A. Cicelski, ESQ
Lerman Senter Pllc
2001 L St. Nw
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Legal Representative
Associated Land Mobile Licenses

 BLP01364 Broadcast Auxiliary Low Power
 BLP01365 Broadcast Auxiliary Low Power
 WYR254 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
Associated Microwave Licenses

 KA74760 TV Pickup
 KE5940 TV Pickup
 WGR724 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPWH334 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 KKW42 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 2/23/2020; Study Duration: 0.3169 Seconds.
Database Sources: 2/21/2020 FCC CDBS,
02/21/2020 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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