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WMAQ-TV
Call Sign History
WMAQ-TV from 08/31/1979
Channel 33DT
Post-repack Channel 33
Virtual Channel 5

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WMAQ-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 33 Zone: 1
Chicago, Illinois
Nielsen DMA™:  Chicago
Network: NBC
Virtual Channel: 5
DTV TSID: 1001
Facility ID: 47905

Channel Sharing Guest: WSNS-TV, Chicago, Illinois

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 29
  Post-Repack Channel: 33
  Post-Repack ERP: 377 kW
  Phase: 6 Completion Deadline: 10/18/2019
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Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 08/16/2019
WMAQ-TV CP Expires: 10/12/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000080396

FCC Website Links:
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  Mailing Address
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  Correspondence related to application BLANK-0000080396
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
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Site Location: 41-52-44.1 N 87-38-10.2 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-52-44.0 N 87-38-10.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 398 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 509 m (1670 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.0 degree
R/C AGL: 507 m (1663 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 688.4 m (2259 ft.)

Site Elevation: 181.4 m. (595 ft.)
Height Overall*: 527.3 m (1730 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-12GBH/VP-R O6 (SP)
Antenna ID: 1005413
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1005413
WMAQ-TV DT File: BLANK-0000080396
DIELECTRIC - TFU-12GBH/VP-R O6 (SP)
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.733100.787200.833300.837
400.798500.741600.731700.813
800.902900.8601000.7161100.783
1200.9731300.9451400.7261500.657
1600.8361700.9761771.0001800.996
1900.9542000.9162060.9092100.912
2200.9442300.9902351.0002400.989
2500.8732600.6822650.6422700.688
2800.9092900.9903000.8263090.702
3100.7033200.8323300.9083400.836
3500.741
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1032959

Structure Type: BTWR
Registered To:
BRE 312 Broadcast, LLC
Structure Address:
233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL
County Name: Cook County
ASR Issued: 02/03/2019
Date Built: 01/01/2002
Site Elevation: 181.4 m (595 ft.)
Structure Height: 437.5 m (1435 ft.)
Height Overall: 527.3 m (1730 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 708.7 m (2325 ft.)
FAA Determination: 11/29/1999
FAA Study #: 99-AGL-4838-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1H
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 6, 7, 13
41-52-44.1 N 87-38-10.2 W (NAD 83)
41-52-44.0 N 87-38-10.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WMAQ-TV Licensee Information

NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
300 New Jersey Avenue, Nw
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-524-6401
Limited Liability Company
BLANK-0000080396 Applicant Information

Margaret L. Tobey
Title: Assistant Secretary
Date: 08/16/2019
Application Certifier

Nbc Telemundo License Llc
300 New Jersey Ave, N.w.
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20001
Applicant
H. Douglas Lung
Nbcuniversal, Llc
Honomu, HI 96728
Corporate Engineering Manager
Margaret L. Tobey
Nbcuniversal, Llc
300 New Jersey Avenue, Nw
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20001
Assistant Secretary
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Study Date: 8/03/2021; Study Duration: 0.1786 Seconds.
Database Sources: 8/2/2021 FCC CDBS,
08/03/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
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