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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
Channel 22DT
Post-repack Channel 22
Virtual Channel 7

Chicago, IL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WLS-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 22 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: Construction Permit (Licensed And Reduced Power)
Application Accepted: 10/18/2019
WLS-TV CP Expires: 01/17/2023
File Number: BLANK-0000086908

FCC Website Links:
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  Mailing Address
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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: 1000 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 518 m (1699 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.2 degrees
R/C AGL: 517.5 m (1698 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 698.9 m (2293 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: DIELECTRIC TFU-15ETT/VP-R S140
Antenna ID: 1002866
Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1002866
WLS-TV DT File: BLANK-0000086908
DIELECTRIC - TFU-15ETT/VP-R S140
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.824100.791200.755300.730
400.722500.726600.731700.730
800.724900.7231000.7381100.769
1200.8051300.8341400.8491500.850
1600.8421700.8341800.8331900.845
2000.8712100.9082200.9492300.982
2400.9992431.0002500.9952600.970
2700.9332800.8922900.8593000.838
3100.8323200.8363300.8463400.851
3500.845
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
BLANK - 0000086908 Applicant Information

John W Zucker
Title: Assistant Secretary
Date: 10/18/2019
Application Certifier
WLS TELEVISION, INC.
Wls Television, Inc.
77 W 66th St Fl 16
New York, NY 10023
Applicant
Susan Fox
The Walt Disney Company
425 3rd Street Sw
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20024

William J. Getz
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153
Consulting Engineer
Grace Kavadoy
Abc, Inc.
77 W 66th St., 16th Fl.,
New York, NY 10023

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Study Date: 9/24/2022; Study Duration: 0.0678 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/23/2022 FCC CDBS,
09/23/2022 FCC LMS,
9/20/2022 FCC ASR,
9/20/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
9/20/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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