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KERA-TV
Call Sign History
KERA-TV from 05/08/1980
Channel 14DT
Virtual Channel 13

Dallas, TX
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





KERA-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 14 Zone: 2
Dallas, Texas
Nielsen DMA™:  Dallas - Ft. Worth
Network: PBS
Virtual Channel: 13
DTV TSID: 2803
Facility ID: 49324

Repacking Information:
  No changes


Status: License
Application Accepted: 09/03/2014
KERA-TV License Expires: 08/01/2022
File Number: BLEDT-20140903AFQ
Prefix Type: This is a license for a noncommercial educational digital TV station

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  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
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Site Location: 32-32-36.0 N 96-57-33.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 32-32-35.5 N 96-57-32.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 975 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 514.4 m (1688 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 469.4 m (1540 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 717.5 m (2354 ft.)

Site Elevation: 248.1 m. (814 ft.)
Height Overall*: 498.4 m (1635 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Electronics Research Inc. ATW21H3-ESC170-14H
Antenna ID: 113863
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 113863
KERA-TV DT File: BLEDT-20140903AFQ
Electronics Research Inc. - ATW21H3-ESC170-14H
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.899100.900200.905300.917
400.936500.963600.988701.000
800.987900.9401000.8541100.733
1200.5881300.4371400.3021500.218
1600.2071700.2321800.2451900.232
2000.2072100.2182200.3022300.437
2400.5882500.7332600.8542700.940
2800.9872901.0003000.9883100.963
3200.9363300.9173400.9053500.900
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1059733

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
2133 Tar Rd
Cedar Hill, TX
County Name: Ellis County
ASR Issued: 05/22/2017
Date Built: 06/18/2000
Site Elevation: 248.1 m (814 ft.)
Structure Height: 464.4 m (1524 ft.)
Height Overall: 498.4 m (1635 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 746.5 m (2449 ft.)
FAA Determination: 06/30/1998
FAA Study #: 1998-ASW-2952-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 13
32-32-36.0 N 96-57-33.0 W (NAD 83)
32-32-35.5 N 96-57-32.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KERA-TV Licensee Information

NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.
3000 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-740-5475
Not-for-Profit
BLEDT-20140903AFQ Applicant Information

WILLIAM S. LEFTWICH
Date: 09/03/2014
Application Certifier
NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.
3000 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75201-1012
Applicant
DAVID SANDERFORD
Po Box 485
6100 S Interstate 35w
Alvarado, TX 76009-0485
PROJECT ENGINEER
WILLIAM S. LEFTWICH
North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc.

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Study Date: 9/18/2021; Study Duration: 0.2105 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/17/2021 FCC CDBS,
09/17/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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