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WICS(DT)
Call Sign History
Channel 15DT
Post-repack Channel 15
Virtual Channel 20

Springfield, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WICS Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 15 Zone: 1
Springfield, Illinois
Nielsen DMA™:  Champaign & Sprngfld - Decatur
Network: ABC
Virtual Channel: 20
DTV TSID: 1071
Facility ID: 25686

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 42
  Post-Repack Channel: 15
  Post-Repack ERP: 530 kW
  Phase: 9 Completion Deadline: 5/1/2020
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 07/08/2020
WICS License Expires: 12/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000117321

FCC Website Links:
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  Mailing Address
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  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
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Site Location: 39-48-15.0 N 89-27-40.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 39-48-14.8 N 89-27-39.7 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 350 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 436 m (1430 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.05 degrees
R/C AGL: 432.2 m (1418 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 612 m (2008 ft.)

Site Elevation: 179.8 m. (590 ft.)
Height Overall*: 444.5 m (1458 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Dielectric TFU-26GTH/VP-R O6 DC
Antenna ID: 1006438
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1008823

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
GUY GANNETT COMMUNICATIONS DBA = WICS-TV
Structure Address:
3.8 Mi W
Mechanicsburg, IL
County Name: Sangamon County
ASR Issued: 03/03/1997
Date Built: 10/20/1986
Site Elevation: 179.8 m (590 ft.)
Structure Height: 423.1 m (1388 ft.)
Height Overall: 444.5 m (1458 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 624.3 m (2048 ft.)
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 10, 19, 21
39-48-15.0 N 89-27-40.0 W (NAD 83)
39-48-14.8 N 89-27-39.7 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WICS(DT) Licensee Information

WICS LICENSEE, LLC
1200 17th Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-663-8195
Limited Liability Company
BLANK-0000117321 Applicant Information

Lucy Rutishauser
Title: Cfo
Date: 07/08/2020
Application Certifier
WICS LICENSEE, LLC
Wics Licensee, Llc
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Applicant
John E. Hidle, PE
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153-2827
Consulting Engineer
Paul A. Cicelski, Esq.
Lerman Senter Pllc
2001 L Street, Nw
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
FCC Counsel
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Study Date: 8/04/2021; Study Duration: 0.2192 Seconds.
Database Sources: 8/2/2021 FCC CDBS,
08/04/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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