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WETA-TV
Call Sign History
WETA-TV from 04/09/1980
Channel 31DT
Post-repack Channel 31
Virtual Channel 26

Washington, DC
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WETA-TV Service: DX - Digital TV Auxiliary Transmitting Antenna
Channel: 31 Zone: 1
Washington, District of Columbia
Nielsen DMA™:  Washington DC (Hagrstwn)
Network: PBS
Virtual Channel: 26
DTV TSID: 539
Facility ID: 65670

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 27
  Post-Repack Channel: 31
  Post-Repack ERP: 53.8 kW
  Phase: 4 Completion Deadline: 8/2/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 07/29/2019
License Expires: 10/01/2020
File Number: BLANK-0000078782

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Site Location: 38-53-30.0 N 77-07-54.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 38-53-29.6 N 77-07-55.1 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 240 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 172 m (564 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1 degree
R/C AGL: 126.2 m (414 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 239 m (784 ft.)

Site Elevation: 112.8 m. (370 ft.)
Height Overall*: 151 m (495 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-WB
Antenna ID: 1005305
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1005305
WETA-TV DX File: BLANK-0000078782
DIELECTRIC - TFU-WB
Service: DX
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.972100.920200.857300.803
400.774500.775600.804700.859
800.923900.9761001.0001011.000
1021.0001100.9881200.9521300.905
1400.8561500.8001600.7151700.590
1800.4391900.3402000.3942100.522
2200.6092300.6082400.5202500.391
2600.3382700.4382800.5902900.716
3000.8003100.8563200.9023300.948
3400.9843500.995
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1018169

Structure Type: LTOWER
Registered To:
GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN DBA = WETA FM
Structure Address:
5217 19th Rd N
Arlington, VA
County Name: Arlington County
ASR Issued: 01/09/2014
Date Built: 02/12/2014
Site Elevation: 112.8 m (370 ft.)
Structure Height: 150 m (492 ft.)
Height Overall: 151 m (495 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 263.8 m (865 ft.)
FAA Determination: 01/08/2014
FAA Study #: 2013-AEA-3390-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 8, 13
PRIOR STUDY 1997-AEA-1573-OE. FAA Chapters 4,8,12 with Bird deviation special condition.
38-53-30.0 N 77-07-54.0 W (NAD 83)
38-53-29.6 N 77-07-55.1 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WETA-TV Licensee Information

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
3939 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-998-2600
Not-for-Profit
BLANK - 0000078782 Applicant Information

Lisa Lindstrom Delaney
Title: Senior Vp And General Counsel
Date: 07/29/2019
Application Certifier
GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Assoc
3939 Campbell Ave
Arlington, VA 22206
Applicant
Margaret L. Miller
Gray Miller Persh, Llp
2233 Wisconsin Ave Nw Ste 226
Washington, DC 20007

Joseph L. Snelson, Jr
Meintel, Sgrignoli & Wallace
1282 Smallwood Drive, Suite 372
Waldorf, MD 20603
Technical Consultant
Associated Land Mobile Licenses


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Associated Microwave Licenses


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Study Date: 5/23/2022; Study Duration: 0.0602 Seconds.
Database Sources: 5/20/2022 FCC CDBS,
05/20/2022 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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