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Call Sign History
WHMB-TV from 04/20/1979
Channel 7DT
Post-repack Channel 7
Virtual Channel 40

Indianapolis, IN

WHMB-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 7 Zone: 1
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nielsen DMA™:  Indianapolis
Network: Independent
Virtual Channel: 40
DTV TSID: 1127
Facility ID: 37102

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 20
  Post-Repack Channel: 7
  Post-Repack ERP: 12.6 kW
  Phase: 6 Completion Deadline: 10/18/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 10/22/2019
WHMB-TV License Expires: 08/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000087035

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Site Location: 39-53-39.2 N 86-12-20.5 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 39-53-39.1 N 86-12-20.5 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 29 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 301.8 m (990 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 299.7 m (983 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 552.4 m (1812 ft.)

Site Elevation: 252.7 m. (829 ft.)
Height Overall*: 307.8 m (1010 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC THV-7A7/CP-R O4
Antenna ID: 109073
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1253064

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
7701 Walnut Drive (282661)
Indianapolis, IN
County Name: Marion County
ASR Issued: 09/23/2015
Date Built: 07/24/2006
Site Elevation: 252.7 m (829 ft.)
Structure Height: 259 m (850 ft.)
Height Overall: 307.8 m (1010 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 560.5 m (1839 ft.)
FAA Determination: 06/29/2015
FAA Study #: 2015-AGL-6839-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 12
39-53-39.2 N 86-12-20.5 W (NAD 83)
39-53-39.1 N 86-12-20.5 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WHMB-TV Licensee Information

61300 S. Ironwood Road
South Bend, IN 46614
Phone: 574-291-8200
BLANK-0000087035 Applicant Information

Andrew Sumrall
Title: President
Date: 10/22/2019
Application Certifier

Lesea Broadcasting Of Indianapolis, Inc.
61300 Ironwood Road
South Bend, IN 46614
Joseph C Chautin, III
Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, Llp
1080 West Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471

Wes Hylton
Lesea Broadcasting Of Indianapolis, Inc.
61300 Ironwood Road
South Bend, IN 46614
Keith Passon
Lesea Broadcasting Of Indianapolis, Inc.
10511 Greenfield Ave.
Noblesville, IN 46060
WHMB General Manager
Associated Land Mobile Licenses

(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses

 WHY953 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WLD428 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHQ204 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 9/24/2021; Study Duration: 0.2743 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/24/2021 FCC CDBS,
09/24/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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