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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: DX - Digital TV Auxiliary Transmitting Antenna
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: License
Application Accepted: 10/22/2019
WMAQ-TV License Expires: 12/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000087105

FCC Website Links:
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  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
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Site Location: 41-53-56.1 N 87-37-23.2 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-53-56.0 N 87-37-23.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 380 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 437 m (1434 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1 degree
R/C AGL: 437.5 m (1435 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 618.2 m (2028 ft.)

Site Elevation: 180.7 m. (593 ft.)
Height Overall*: 459 m (1506 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TUF-C4-12/48U-2BR
Antenna ID: 1005475
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1005475
WMAQ-TV DX File: BLANK-0000087105
DIELECTRIC - TUF-C4-12/48U-2BR
Service: DX
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.596100.477200.379300.329
400.368500.398600.393700.342
770.328800.331900.3901000.477
1100.5871200.7561300.9221400.995
1451.0001500.9851600.8831700.784
1800.7601860.7651900.7612000.720
2100.7402200.8712300.9552350.957
2400.9482500.8432600.7412700.737
2800.7612900.7353000.7673100.889
3200.9783250.9863300.9793400.889
3500.748
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1009012

Structure Type: BTWR
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
East Tower 875 N Michigan Ave (280282)
Chicago, IL
County Name: Cook County
ASR Issued: 03/28/2019
Date Built: 12/05/2002
Site Elevation: 180.7 m (593 ft.)
Structure Height: 337.4 m (1107 ft.)
Height Overall: 459 m (1506 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 639.7 m (2099 ft.)
FAA Determination: 03/27/2019
FAA Study #: 2019-AGL-1804-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 8, 12
41-53-56.1 N 87-37-23.2 W (NAD 83)
41-53-56.0 N 87-37-23.0 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-0000087105 Applicant Information

Margaret L. Tobey
Title: Assistant Secretary
Date: 10/22/2019
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: 0.1921 Seconds.
Database Sources: 8/2/2021 FCC CDBS,
08/03/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
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