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WLS-TV
Call Sign History
WLS-TV from 09/28/2011
DWLS-TV from 09/28/2011
WLS-TV from 04/23/1979
Channel 22DT
Post-repack Channel 22
Virtual Channel 7

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WLS-TV Service: DX - Digital TV Auxiliary Transmitting Antenna
Channel: 22 Zone: 1
Chicago, Illinois
Nielsen DMA™:  Chicago
Network: ABC
Virtual Channel: 7
DTV TSID: 1003
Facility ID: 73226

Channel Sharing Guest: WXFT-DT, Aurora, Illinois

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 44
  Post-Repack Channel: 22
  Post-Repack ERP: 636 kW
  Phase: 6 Completion Deadline: 10/18/2019
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Status: License (Licensed And Reduced Power)
Application Accepted: 12/09/2019
License Expires: 12/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000093005

FCC Website Links:
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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: 1000 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 437 m (1434 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.0 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-2-BR
Antenna ID: 1006054
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1006054
WLS-TV DX File: BLANK-0000093005
Dielectric - TUF-C4-12/48U-2-BR
Service: DX
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.605100.498200.390300.341
400.387500.413600.400700.350
800.343900.4121000.4961100.582
1200.7511300.9281400.9961451.000
1500.9771600.8751700.7771800.760
1900.7672000.7352100.7702200.885
2300.9482400.9322500.8412600.768
2700.7682800.7702900.7263000.753
3100.8833200.9673300.9643400.879
3500.738
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
PRIOR STUDY 2018-AGL-10400-OE
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)
WLS-TV Licensee Information

WLS TELEVISION, INC.
77 W 66th St Fl 16
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-456-7387
Corporation
BLANK - 0000093005 Applicant Information

John W Zucker
Title: Assistant Secretary
Date: 12/09/2019
Application Certifier
WLS TELEVISION, INC.
Wls Television, Inc.
77 W 66th St Fl 16
New York, NY 10023
Applicant
Susan Fox
The Walt Disney Company
425 3rd Street Sw
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20024

William J. Getz
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153
Consulting Engineer
Grace Kavadoy
Abc, Inc.
77 W 66th St., 16th Fl.,
New York, NY 10023

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Study Date: 9/24/2022; Study Duration: 0.0714 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/23/2022 FCC CDBS,
09/23/2022 FCC LMS,
9/20/2022 FCC ASR,
9/20/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
9/20/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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