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Call Sign History
WDCW from 05/01/2006
WBDC-TV from 09/06/1995
WFTY from 07/01/1985
WCQR from 04/06/1981
Channel 15DT
RF spectrum relinquished
in the spectrum auction

Virtual Channel 50

Washington, DC

WDCW Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 15 Zone: 1
Washington, District of Columbia
Nielsen DMA™:  Washington DC (Hagrstwn)
Network: The CW
Virtual Channel: 50
Facility ID: 30576

Channel Sharing Host: WFDC-DT, Arlington, Virginia

Repacking Information:
  Channel 50 was relinquished in the spectrum auction

Status: License
Application Accepted: 01/24/2018
License Expires: 10/01/2020
File Number: BLANK-0000040654

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Site Location: 38-56-24.0 N 77-04-53.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 38-56-23.6 N 77-04-54.1 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 1000 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 227 m (745 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 179 m (587 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 296.9 m (974 ft.)

Site Elevation: 117.9 m. (387 ft.)
Height Overall*: 201.8 m (662 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-23JSC/VP-R 4C130
Antenna ID: 106253
Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 106253
WDCW DT File: BLANK-0000040654
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1036610

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
NBC Subsidiary (WRC-TV) LLC
Structure Address:
4001 Nebraska Ave Nw
Washington, DC
County Name: District of Columbia
ASR Issued: 05/29/2015
Date Built: 10/29/1998
Site Elevation: 117.9 m (387 ft.)
Structure Height: 160 m (525 ft.)
Height Overall: 201.8 m (662 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 319.7 m (1049 ft.)
FAA Determination: 09/28/1989
FAA Study #: 89-AEA-1554-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1G
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 7, 9
38-56-24.0 N 77-04-53.0 W (NAD 83)
38-56-23.6 N 77-04-54.1 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WDCW(DT) Licensee Information

Tribune Media Company
545 E. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75062
Phone: 972-373-8000
Limited Liability Company
BLANK - 0000040654 Applicant Information

Vince Giannini
Title: Vice President/general Manager
Date: 01/24/2018
Application Certifier

Wdcw, Llc
435 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Louis R duTreil, Jr
Dutreil Lundin & Rackley Inc
3135 Southgate Circle
Sarasota, FL 34239
Technical Consultant
Jason Roberts
Tribune Media Company
435 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Senior Counsel
John Terhar
Wdcw, Llc
2121 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw
Suite 350
Washington, DC 20007
Director, Engineering
Associated Land Mobile Licenses

(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses

 WQAI975 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQOI941 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQOI944 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQAI981 13 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 8/18/2022; Study Duration: 0.0225 Seconds.
Database Sources: 8/16/2022 FCC CDBS,
08/18/2022 FCC LMS,
8/16/2022 FCC ASR,
8/16/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
8/16/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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