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Call Sign History
WAWV-TV from 09/01/2011
WFXW from 06/01/2005
WBAK-TV from 04/20/1979
Channel 18DT
Post-repack Channel 18
Virtual Channel 38

Terre Haute, IN

WAWV-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 18 Zone: 1
Terre Haute, Indiana
Nielsen DMA™:  Terre Haute
Network: ABC
Virtual Channel: 38
DTV TSID: 1157
Facility ID: 65247

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 39
  Post-Repack Channel: 18
  Post-Repack ERP: 541 kW
  Phase: 6 Completion Deadline: 10/18/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 10/23/2019
WAWV-TV License Expires: 08/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000087258

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Site Location: 39-14-33.0 N 87-23-29.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 39-14-32.9 N 87-23-28.9 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 250 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 295.6 m (970 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 292.9 m (961 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 460.5 m (1511 ft.)

Site Elevation: 167.6 m. (550 ft.)
Height Overall*: 304.5 m (999 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Dielectric TUA-O4-16/64H-R-1-T
Antenna ID: 77893
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1027196

[ASR Heights Differ from WAWV-TV Application]
Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
Nexstar Media Inc.
Structure Address:
0.1 Miles West Of U.s. Hwy 41 And 0.2 Miles South Of E County Rd 1100 N
Farmersburg, IN
County Name: Sullivan County
ASR Issued: 08/18/2021
Date Built: 07/01/1965
Site Elevation: 168.9 m (554 ft.)
Structure Height: 272 m (892 ft.)
Height Overall: 304.5 m (999 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 473.4 m (1553 ft.)
FAA Determination: 08/11/2021
FAA Study #: 2021-AGL-7495-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1M
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 3, 4, 5, 15
39-14-32.5 N 87-23-28.6 W (NAD 83)
39-14-32.4 N 87-23-28.5 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WAWV-TV Licensee Information

901 Indiana Avenue
Suite 375
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: 940-228-7861
BLANK-0000087258 Applicant Information

Dennis P. Thatcher
Title: President
Date: 10/23/2019
Application Certifier

Mission Broadcasting, Inc.
901 Indiana Avenue
Suite 375
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
William T. Godfrey, Jr
Kessler And Gehman Associates, Inc.
Kessler And Gehman Associates, Inc.
507-d Nw 60th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607
Consulting Engineers
Gregory L. Masters, Esq
Wiley Rein Llp
1776 K Street, N.w.
Washington, DC 20006

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

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Associated Microwave Licenses

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Study Date: 1/24/2022; Study Duration: 0.1986 Seconds.
Database Sources: 1/21/2022 FCC CDBS,
01/21/2022 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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