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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

Post-repack Channel 22
Virtual Channel 7

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WLS-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 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: STA – Special Temporary Authority (Licensed And Reduced Power)
Application Accepted: 03/16/2021
STA Expires: 00/00/0000
File Number: BLANK-

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Site Location: 41-52-44.0 N 87-38-08.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 41-52-43.9 N 87-38-07.8 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 908 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 475 m (1558 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.0 degree
R/C AGL: 474 m (1555 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 655.4 m (2150 ft.)

Site Elevation: 181.4 m. (595 ft.)
Height Overall*: 524.9 m (1722 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: R.F. Systems PHP-24C
Antenna ID: 111644
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 111644
WLS-TV DT File: BLANKR.F. Systems - PHP-24C
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.326100.367200.200300.175
400.181500.226600.272700.289
800.541900.6681000.7951100.881
1200.9201300.8561400.6171500.869
1600.9491700.9771800.8931900.853
2000.9212100.9642200.9002300.802
2400.8232500.9292600.9922700.950
2800.8482900.7793000.9173091.000
3100.9953200.9183300.8253400.752
3500.551
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1032960

Structure Type: BMAST
Registered To:
BRE 312 Broadcast, LLC
Structure Address:
233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL
County Name: Cook County
ASR Issued: 02/03/2019
Date Built: 09/30/2012
Site Elevation: 181.4 m (595 ft.)
Structure Height: 437.5 m (1435 ft.)
Height Overall: 524.9 m (1722 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 706.3 m (2317 ft.)
FAA Determination: 07/09/2012
FAA Study #: 2012-AGL-4496-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 7, 12
PRIOR STUDY 1999-AGL-4838-OE
41-52-44.0 N 87-38-08.0 W (NAD 83)
41-52-43.9 N 87-38-07.8 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
Applicant Information

John W Zucker W Zucker
Title: Assistant Secretary
Date: 03/16/2021
Application Certifier
WLS TELEVISION, INC.
Wls Television, Inc.
77 W 66th St Fl 16
New York, NY 10023
Applicant
Grace Kavadoy Kavadoy
Abc, Inc.
77 W 66th St., 16th Fl.,
New York, NY 10023

Susan Fox
The Walt Disney Company
425 3rd Street Sw
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20024

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Study Date: 11/28/2022; Study Duration: 0.1021 Seconds.
Database Sources: 11/25/2022 FCC CDBS,
11/25/2022 FCC LMS,
11/22/2022 FCC ASR,
11/22/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
11/22/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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