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Call Sign:      
WABM(DT)
Call Sign History
WABM from 01/28/1991
WCAJ from 10/13/1983
Channel 36DT
Post-repack Channel 20
Virtual Channel 68

Birmingham, AL
License
CP
Application
Allocation





WABM Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 36 Zone: 2
Birmingham, Alabama
Nielsen DMA™:  Birmingham (Ann And Tusc)
Network: My Network
Virtual Channel: 68
DTV TSID: 57
Facility ID: 16820

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 36
  Post-Repack Channel: 20
  Post-Repack ERP: 626 kW
  Phase: 5 Completion Deadline: 9/11/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 04/06/2006
WABM License Expires: 04/01/2021
File Number: BLCDT-20060406AAJ
Prefix Type: This is a License for a commercial digital TV station

FCC Website Links:
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  Correspondence related to application BLCDT-20060406AAJ
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Site Location: 33-29-04.8 N 86-48-25.2 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 33-29-04.4 N 86-48-25.2 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 885 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 406 m (1332 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 306.5 m (1006 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 595.2 m (1953 ft.)

Site Elevation: 288.7 m. (947 ft.)
Height Overall*: 335.9 m (1102 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-26DSC-R C170
Antenna ID: 68103
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 68103
WABM DT File: BLCDT-20060406AAJ
DIELECTRIC - TFU-26DSC-R C170
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.207100.218200.302300.437
400.588500.733600.854700.940
800.987901.0001000.9881100.963
1200.9361300.9171400.9051500.900
1600.8991700.9001800.9051900.917
2000.9362100.9632200.9882301.000
2400.9872500.9402600.8542700.733
2800.5882900.4373000.3023100.218
3200.2073300.2323400.2453500.232
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1226663

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
2371 Golden Crest Drive (023660)
Birmingham, AL
County Name: Jefferson County
ASR Issued: 05/31/2013
Date Built: 07/23/2002
Site Elevation: 288.6 m (947 ft.)
Structure Height: 291.4 m (956 ft.)
Height Overall: 335.9 m (1102 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 624.5 m (2049 ft.)
FAA Determination: 05/15/2013
FAA Study #: 2013-ASO-3274-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 12
33-29-04.8 N 86-48-25.2 W (NAD 83)
33-29-04.4 N 86-48-25.2 W
(Converted to NAD 27)



American Tower Corporation
23660 - BIRMINGHAM AL5

WABM(DT) Licensee Information

BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Phone: 410-568-1500
Limited Liability Company
BLCDT-20060406AAJ Applicant Information

DAVID B. AMY
Date: 04/06/2006
Application Certifier
BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.
Pwsp Llp Attn K Schmeltzer
2300 N Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20037-1128
Applicant
JOHN E. HIDLE JR.
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Ct.
Springfield, VA 22153
ENGINEER
KATHRYN SCHMELTZER
Pwsp Llp
2300 N Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20037-1128

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Study Date: 2/28/2020; Study Duration: 0.0201 Seconds.
Database Sources: 2/28/2020 FCC CDBS,
02/28/2020 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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