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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: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 06/04/2021
WICS CP Expires: 06/14/2024
File Number: BLANK-0000149666

FCC Website Links:
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  This Application
  Other WICS Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for WICS
  Correspondence related to application BLANK-0000149666
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
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  Rabbit Ears Info Search for WICS

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: 300 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 436 m (1430 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.95 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
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Phone: 410-568-1500
Limited Liability Company
BLANK-0000149666 Applicant Information

Lucy Rutishauser
Title: Cfo
Date: 06/04/2021
Application Certifier
WICS LICENSEE, LLC
Wics Licensee, Llc
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Applicant
Paul A. Cicelski, Esq
Lerman-senter Pllc
2
Washington, DC 20036
Legal Representative
John E. Hidle, PE
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153-2827
Consulting Engineer
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Study Date: 7/25/2021; Study Duration: 0.2218 Seconds.
Database Sources: 7/23/2021 FCC CDBS,
07/23/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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