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Call Sign History
KESQ-TV from 07/16/1981
KESQ from 08/27/1980
KESQ-TV from 09/22/1980
Channel 28DT
Post-repack Channel 28
Virtual Channel 42

Palm Springs, CA

KESQ-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 28 Zone: 2
Palm Springs, California
Nielsen DMA™:  Palm Springs
Network: ABC, CBS, FOX, CW, Telemundo
Virtual Channel: 42
Facility ID: 25577

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 42
  Post-Repack Channel: 28
  Post-Repack ERP: 31.7 kW
  Phase: 3 Completion Deadline: 6/21/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 07/19/2019
License Expires: 12/01/2022
File Number: BLANK-0000078362

FCC Website Links:
  LMS Facility Details
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  Other KESQ-TV Applications
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  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for KESQ-TV
  Correspondence related to application BLANK-0000078362
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (41 dBu)
  Public Inspection Files
  History Cards for KESQ-TV
  Rabbit Ears Info Search for KESQ-TV

Site Location: 33-51-58.1 N 116-26-05.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 33-51-58.0 N 116-26-02.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 100 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 189 m (620 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1 degree
R/C AGL: 22 m (72 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 496 m (1627 ft.)

Site Elevation: 474 m. (1555 ft.)
Height Overall*: 27.1 m (89 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: R.F. Systems SBB-E-8C170
Antenna ID: 1005266
Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Associated Facilities
DK27DS (LPX) Ch. 27Yucca Valley, California
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1005266
KESQ-TV DT File: BLANK-0000078362
R.F. Systems - SBB-E-8C170
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: N
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1220472

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
Gulf-California Broadcast Co
Structure Address:
Edom Hill
Palm Springs, CA
County Name: Riverside County
ASR Issued: 12/08/2000
Date Built: 09/23/1968
Site Elevation: 474 m (1555 ft.)
Structure Height: 18.3 m (60 ft.)
Height Overall: 27.1 m (89 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 501.1 m (1644 ft.)
FAA Determination: 11/29/2000
FAA Study #: 00-AWP-3429-OE
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: NONE
Removed expiration date from determination. Scenario 1./jjs/case#635066
33-51-58.1 N 116-26-05.0 W (NAD 83)
33-51-58.0 N 116-26-02.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KESQ-TV Licensee Information

Gulf-California Broadcast Company
825 Edmond St.
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: 816-271-8505
BLANK - 0000078362 Applicant Information

J Timothy Hannan
Title: Evp And Cfo Of Parent, Npgco
Date: 07/19/2019
Application Certifier
News-Press & Gazette Company
Gulf-california Broadcast Company
825 Edmond St.
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Jim DeChant
News-press & Gazette Broadcasting
62990 O.b. Riley Road
Bend, OR 97701

Louis R duTreil, Jr
Dutreil Lundin & Rackley Inc
201 Fletcher Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
Technical Consultant
Stephen Hartzell
Brooks, Pierce Et Al.
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1700
Raleigh, NC 27601

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

 WPMJ941 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 WPMJ942 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 WPPC296 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 WPPC300 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
Associated Microwave Licenses

 WQPG921 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQPG928 13 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQPG930 13 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 10/04/2022; Study Duration: 0.0953 Seconds.
Database Sources: 10/4/2022 FCC CDBS,
10/04/2022 FCC LMS,
10/4/2022 FCC ASR,
10/4/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
10/4/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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