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Call Sign:      
WMEA-TV
Call Sign History
WMEA-TV from 06/06/1984
Channel 45DT
Post-repack Channel 36
Virtual Channel 26

Biddeford, ME
License
CP
Application
Allocation





WMEA-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 45 Zone: 1
Biddeford, Maine
Virtual Channel: 26
DTV TSID: 1437
Facility ID: 39656
WMEA-TV License Expires: 04/01/2023

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 45
  Post-Repack Channel: 36
  Post-Repack ERP: 42.1 kW
  Phase: 8 Completion Deadline: 3/13/2020
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 10/17/2002
WMEA-TV License Expires: 04/01/2023
File Number: BLEDT-20021017AAR
Prefix Type: This is a license for a noncommercial educational digital TV station

FCC Website Links:
  This Application
  Other WMEA-TV Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for WMEA-TV
  Correspondence related to application BLEDT-20021017AAR
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (41 dBu)
  Public Inspection Files
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Site Location: 43-25-00.3 N 70-48-15.2 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 43-25-00.0 N 70-48-17.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 50 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 231 m (758 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 157.4 m (516 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 349.4 m (1146 ft.)

Site Elevation: 192 m. (630 ft.)
Height Overall*: 168.2 m (552 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: TCI 881
Antenna ID: 41344
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 41344
DT File: BLEDT-20021017AAR
TCI - 881
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
Pattern and Field Values Include a 90° Clockwise Rotation
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.560100.610200.680300.750
400.830500.890600.940700.960
800.980901.0001000.9801100.960
1200.9401300.8901400.8301500.750
1600.6801700.6101800.5601900.540
2000.5002100.4402200.3402300.240
2400.1802500.2202600.2802700.320
2800.2802900.2203000.1803100.240
3200.3403300.4403400.5003500.540
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1037792

[ASR Heights Differ from WMEA-TV Application]
Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
Maine Public Broadcasting Corp
Structure Address:
Mount Hope Rd
Sanford, ME
County Name: York County
ASR Issued: 07/02/2019
Date Built: 04/24/2018
Site Elevation: 192 m (630 ft.)
Structure Height: 152 m (499 ft.)
Height Overall: 163.3 m (536 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 355.3 m (1166 ft.)
FAA Determination: 04/18/2018
FAA Study #: 2018-ANE-708-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1L
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 3, 4, 5, 12
43-25-00.3 N 70-48-15.2 W (NAD 83)
43-25-00.0 N 70-48-17.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WMEA-TV Licensee Information

MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION
1450 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Phone: 207-783-9101
BLEDT-20021017AAR Applicant Information

MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION
1450 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Applicant
ALEXANDER G. MAXWELL, JR.
65 Texas Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401
SENIOR VP FOR OPERATIONS
BARRY S. PERSH
Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Pllc
1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Associated Land Mobile Licenses


(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses


 WBG544 2 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WBG545 2 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WBG546 2 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WBG547 2 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 KJV20 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WBG543 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHQ368 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WLG926 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WLG859 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WMU582 13 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WQSU492 13 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 9/17/2019; Study Duration: 0.6119 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/16/2019 FCC CDBS,
09/17/2019 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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