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Call Sign History
KTXS-TV from 06/19/1979
Channel 20DT
Virtual Channel 12

Sweetwater, TX

KTXS-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 20 Zone: 2
Sweetwater, Texas
Nielsen DMA™:  Abilene - Sweetwater
Virtual Channel: 12
DTV TSID: 2961
Facility ID: 308

Repacking Information:
  No changes

Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 11/28/2017
KTXS-TV CP Expires: 10/21/2023
File Number: BLANK-0000035779

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Site Location: 32-24-48.4 N 100-06-26.3 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 32-24-48.0 N 100-06-24.9 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 710 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 439.3 m (1441 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 317.8 m (1043 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 1073.7 m (3523 ft.)

Site Elevation: 755.9 m. (2480 ft.)
Height Overall*: 325.8 m (1069 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-24GTH
Antenna ID: 1002284
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1052057

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
Structure Address:
6.8 Miles Sw
Merkel, TX
County Name: Taylor County
ASR Issued: 07/16/1999
Date Built: 01/14/1968
Site Elevation: 755.9 m (2480 ft.)
Structure Height: 299.2 m (982 ft.)
Height Overall: 325.8 m (1069 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 1081.7 m (3549 ft.)
FAA Determination: 05/10/1967
FAA Study #: FTW-OE-66-558
FAA Circular #:
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 8, 17, 21
32-24-48.4 N 100-06-26.3 W (NAD 83)
32-24-48.0 N 100-06-24.9 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KTXS-TV Licensee Information

10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Phone: 410-568-1500
Limited Liability Company
BLANK-0000035779 Applicant Information

Harvey Arnold
Title: Vice President Of Engineering
Date: 11/28/2017
Application Certifier
Sinclair Media Licensee, LLC
Bluestone License Holdings Llc
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
William J. Getz
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Ct
Springfield, VA 22153
Consulting Engineer
Paul A. Cicelski, Esq
Lerman Senter Pllc
2001 L St Nw
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

 KLB723 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 KPG332 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
Associated Microwave Licenses

 KB55257 TV Pickup
 KNO71 2 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WPQP568 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WPWI347 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 1/22/2021; Study Duration: 0.3686 Seconds.
Database Sources: 1/22/2021 FCC CDBS,
01/22/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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