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Call Sign:      
KDSM-TV
Call Sign History
KDSM-TV from 01/17/1986
KCBR from 09/13/1982
Channel 16DT
Virtual Channel 17

Des Moines, IA
License
CP
Application
Allocation





KDSM-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 16 Zone: 2
Des Moines, Iowa
Virtual Channel: 17
DTV TSID: 919
Facility ID: 56527
KDSM-TV License Expires: 02/01/2014

Repacking Information:
  No changes


Status: License
Application Accepted: 06/09/2011
KDSM-TV License Expires: 02/01/2014
File Number: BLCDT-20110609ABE
Prefix Type: This is a License for a commercial digital TV station

FCC Website Links:
  This Application
  Other KDSM-TV Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for KDSM-TV
  Correspondence related to application BLCDT-20110609ABE
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (41 dBu)
  Public Inspection Files
  History Cards for KDSM-TV
  Rabbit Ears Info Search for KDSM-TV

Site Location: 41-49-48.0 N 93-36-54.6 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-49-48.0 N 93-36-53.8 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 1000 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 612 m (2008 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1 degree
R/C AGL: 599 m (1965 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 902.9 m (2962 ft.)

Site Elevation: 303.9 m. (997 ft.)
Height Overall*: 609.3 m (1999 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-28GTH-R 06SP DC
Antenna ID: 104012
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 104012
DT File: BLCDT-20110609ABE
DIELECTRIC - TFU-28GTH-R 06SP DC
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.805100.760200.708300.682
400.709500.778600.838700.835
800.749900.6161000.5211100.543
1200.6571300.7811400.8801500.947
1600.9871701.0001800.9871900.947
2000.8802100.7812200.6572300.543
2400.5212500.6162600.7492700.835
2800.8382900.7783000.7093100.682
3200.7083300.7603400.8053500.822
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1061304

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
14723 Norhwest 2nd St. (slater Tall #50061)
Elkhart, IA
County Name: Polk County
ASR Issued: 05/17/2017
Date Built: 02/20/2001
Site Elevation: 303.9 m (997 ft.)
Structure Height: 569.1 m (1867 ft.)
Height Overall: 609.3 m (1999 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 913.2 m (2996 ft.)
FAA Determination: 02/28/2005
FAA Study #: 2005-ACE-389-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 12
41-49-48.0 N 93-36-54.6 W (NAD 83)
41-49-48.0 N 93-36-53.8 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KDSM-TV Licensee Information

KDSM LICENSEE, LLC
C/o Miles S. Mason, Esq. - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Llp
1200 Seventeenth Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-663-8195
BLCDT-20110609ABE Applicant Information

DAVID B. AMY
Date: 06/09/2011
Application Certifier
KDSM LICENSEE, LLC
C/o Pillsbury Attn C Harrington
2300 N Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20037-1128
Applicant
JOHN E. HIDLE, P.E.
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153-2827
CONSULTING ENGINEER
CLIFFORD HARRINGTON
Pwsp Llp
2300 N Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20037-1128

Associated Land Mobile Licenses


(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses


 WPTJ218 TV Pickup
 WHM950 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHS335 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHS336 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHM949 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WHS334 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 10/17/2019; Study Duration: 0.4463 Seconds.
Database Sources: 10/17/2019 FCC CDBS,
10/17/2019 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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