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Call Sign History
WGN-TV from 09/04/1979
Channel 19DT
Virtual Channel 9

Chicago, IL

WGN-TV Service: DX - Digital TV Auxiliary Transmitting Antenna
Channel: 19 Zone: 1
Chicago, Illinois
Nielsen DMA™:  Chicago
Network: Independent
Virtual Channel: 9
DTV TSID: 1005
Facility ID: 72115

Repacking Information:
  No changes

Status: License
Application Accepted: 08/28/2015
License Expires: 12/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000004508

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Site Location: 41-53-56.1 N 87-37-23.2 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-53-56.0 N 87-37-23.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 175 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 437 m (1434 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1 degree
R/C AGL: 438 m (1437 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 618.7 m (2030 ft.)

Site Elevation: 180.7 m. (593 ft.)
Height Overall*: 459 m (1506 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TUF-C4-12/48U-2BR
Antenna ID: 110345
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Associated Facilities
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Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 110345
WGN-TV DX File: BLANK-0000004508
Service: DX
Standard Pattern: Y
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1009012

Structure Type: BTWR
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
East Tower 875 N Michigan Ave (280282)
Chicago, IL
County Name: Cook County
ASR Issued: 03/28/2019
Date Built: 12/05/2002
Site Elevation: 180.7 m (593 ft.)
Structure Height: 337.4 m (1107 ft.)
Height Overall: 459 m (1506 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 639.7 m (2099 ft.)
FAA Determination: 03/27/2019
FAA Study #: 2019-AGL-1804-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 8, 12
OM&L to remain the same as prior study = A MED-DUAL SYSTEM
41-53-56.1 N 87-37-23.2 W (NAD 83)
41-53-56.0 N 87-37-23.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WGN-TV Licensee Information

Tribune Media Company
545 E. John Carpenter Freeway
Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
Phone: 972-373-8000
Limited Liability Company
BLANK - 0000004508 Applicant Information

Greg Easterly
Title: Vp/general Manager
Date: 08/28/2015
Application Certifier
Wgn Continental Broadcasting Company, Llc
C/o Wgn-tv
2501 West Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
David Harpe
Wgn Continental Broadcasting Company, Llc
2501 West Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
VP Technology
Jason Roberts
Tribune Media Company
435 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Senior Counsel
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 WLP886 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPNI475 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPWH861 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPWH862 13 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WMF365 18 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WMF369 18 GHz TV Intercity Relay

Study Date: 9/27/2022; Study Duration: 0.1096 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/26/2022 FCC CDBS,
09/26/2022 FCC LMS,
9/20/2022 FCC ASR,
9/20/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
9/20/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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