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Call Sign History
WKOP-TV from 08/08/1990
Channel 29DT
Post-repack Channel 29
Virtual Channel 15

Knoxville, TN

WKOP-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 29 Zone: 2
Knoxville, Tennessee
Nielsen DMA™:  Knoxville
Network: PBS
Virtual Channel: 15
DTV TSID: 2695
Facility ID: 18267

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 17
  Post-Repack Channel: 29
  Post-Repack ERP: 131 kW
  Phase: 5 Completion Deadline: 9/11/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 09/12/2019
License Expires: 08/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000081273

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Site Location: 35-59-44.4 N 83-57-23.1 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 35-59-44.1 N 83-57-23.4 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 146 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 551.3 m (1809 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 456.9 m (1499 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 857.7 m (2814 ft.)

Site Elevation: 400.8 m. (1315 ft.)
Height Overall*: 467.6 m (1534 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Andrew ABBP16H3-HTO5-17/30H
Antenna ID: 59876
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1222895

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
Location Is Approx. 0.25 Mi. S Of The I-75 / I-275 / I-640 Interchange
Lonsdale, TN
County Name: Knox County
ASR Issued: 11/12/2018
Date Built: 04/03/2003
Site Elevation: 400.8 m (1315 ft.)
Structure Height: 426.7 m (1400 ft.)
Height Overall: 467.6 m (1534 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 868.4 m (2849 ft.)
FAA Determination: 11/07/2018
FAA Study #: 2018-ASO-6833-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 12
OM&L to remain the same as prior study = A HIGH-DUAL SYSTEM
35-59-44.4 N 83-57-23.1 W (NAD 83)
35-59-44.1 N 83-57-23.4 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WKOP-TV Licensee Information

1611 E. Magnolia Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: 865-595-0235
BLANK - 0000081273 Applicant Information

Vickie lawson
Title: President
Date: 09/12/2019
Application Certifier
East Tennessee Public Communications Corp.
1611 E. Magnolia Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Shainis And Peltzman, Chartered
1850 M Street, Nw
Suite 240
Washington, DC 20036
Ryan Wilhour
Kessler And Gehman Associates, Inc.
507 Nw 60th St
Ste D
Gainesville, FL 32607
Consulting Engineer
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 WPXQ872 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
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Study Date: 11/26/2022; Study Duration: 0.0843 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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