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WBPH-TV
Call Sign History
WBPH-TV from 03/24/1988
Channel 9DT
Virtual Channel 60

Bethlehem, PA
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WBPH-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 9 Zone: 1
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Nielsen DMA™:  Philadelphia
Network: Independent
Virtual Channel: 60
DTV TSID: 2453
Facility ID: 60850

Channel Sharing Guests: WPPT, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                                       WLVT-TV, Allentown, Pennsylvania
                                       WFMZ-TV, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Repacking Information:
  No changes


Status: Application
Application Accepted: 11/15/2017
WBPH-TV License Expires: 00/00/0000
File Number: BPCDT-20110518ADP
Prefix Type: This is a construction permit for a commercial digital TV station

FCC Website Links:
  LMS Facility Details
  This Application
  Other WBPH-TV Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for WBPH-TV
  Correspondence related to application BPCDT-20110518ADP
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (36 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (36 dBu)
  Public Inspection Files
  Rabbit Ears Info Search for WBPH-TV

Site Location: 40-33-52.0 N 75-26-24.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 40-33-51.6 N 75-26-25.3 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 120 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 302 m (991 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.5 degrees
R/C AGL: 197.5 m (648 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 482 m (1581 ft.)

Site Elevation: 284.5 m. (933 ft.)
Height Overall*: 203.6 m (668 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Propagation System Inc PSIVLP6BPHEC-9
Antenna ID: 104583
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Associated Facilities
W17DU-D Ch. 17 Wilkes-barre, Pennsylvania
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 104583
WBPH-TV DT File: BPCDT-20110518ADP
Propagation System Inc - PSIVLP6BPHEC-9
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
Pattern and Field Values Include a 30° Clockwise Rotation
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.952100.981200.997301.000
401.000501.000601.000701.000
801.000901.0001001.0001101.000
1201.0001301.0001401.0001501.000
1600.9971700.9811800.9521900.910
2000.8552100.7912200.7452300.701
2400.6822500.6802600.6932700.700
2800.6932900.6803000.6823100.701
3200.7453300.7933400.8553500.910
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1031215

[ASR Heights Differ from WBPH-TV Application]
Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY INC
Structure Address:
300 E Rock Rd
Allentown, PA
County Name: Lehigh County
ASR Issued: 12/28/2018
Date Built: 07/01/1992
Site Elevation: 283.1 m (929 ft.)
Structure Height: 189 m (620 ft.)
Height Overall: 207.9 m (682 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 491 m (1611 ft.)
FAA Determination: 11/15/2018
FAA Study #: 2018-AEA-9710-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 3, 4, 5, 13
40-33-52.0 N 75-26-24.0 W (NAD 83)
40-33-51.6 N 75-26-25.3 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WBPH-TV Licensee Information

SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORP.
813 N. Fenwick Street
Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: 610-351-8259
Not-for-Profit
BPCDT-20110518ADP Applicant Information

Daniel Huber
Title: Vice-president
Date: 11/15/2017
Application Certifier
SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION, INC.
Sonshine Family Television, Inc.
813 N. Fenwick Street
Allentown, PA 18109
Applicant
Joseph C Chautin, III
Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, Llp
1080 West Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471
FCC Counsel
Larry H Will
Larry H. Will
1055 Powderhorn Drive
Glen Mills, PA 19342-9504
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Associated Land Mobile Licenses


(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses


 WQCY944 18 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQCY946 18 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQLX399 18 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQLX408 18 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQCY942 18 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WQCZ568 18 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WQLX410 18 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WQLX411 18 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 9/24/2021; Study Duration: 0.2533 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/24/2021 FCC CDBS,
09/24/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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