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WDBB(DT)
Call Sign History
WDBB from 08/07/1984
WDBB-TV from 04/09/1984
WDBB from 03/29/1984
Channel 14DT
Post-repack Channel 14
Virtual Channel 17

Bessemer, AL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WDBB Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 14 Zone: 2
Bessemer, Alabama
Nielsen DMA™:  Birmingham (Ann And Tusc)
Network: The CW
Virtual Channel: 17
DTV TSID: 47
Facility ID: 71325

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 18
  Post-Repack Channel: 14
  Post-Repack ERP: 317 kW
  Phase: 7 Completion Deadline: 1/17/2020
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 01/17/2020
WDBB License Expires: 04/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000098219

FCC Website Links:
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  This Application
  Other WDBB Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for WDBB
  Correspondence related to application BLANK-0000098219
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (41 dBu)
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Site Location: 33-28-48.0 N 87-25-50.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 33-28-47.6 N 87-25-50.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 675 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 637 m (2090 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.0 degree
R/C AGL: 574.9 m (1886 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 770 m (2526 ft.)
Emission Mask: Simple

Site Elevation: 195.1 m. (640 ft.)
Height Overall*: 609.6 m (2000 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Dielectric TFU-30DSC/VP-R CT160
Antenna ID: 1006248
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1006248
WDBB DT File: BLANK-0000098219
Dielectric - TFU-30DSC/VP-R CT160
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.970100.939200.879300.838
400.838500.899600.960701.000
801.000900.9601000.8991100.838
1200.8381300.8791400.9391500.970
1600.9801700.9601800.9291900.889
2000.8082100.6462200.4142300.212
2400.3032500.4442600.4442700.303
2800.2122900.4143000.6463100.808
3200.8893300.9293400.9603500.980
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1033524

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
TV Alabama, Incorporated
Structure Address:
From Tuscaloosa Hwy 69 N 17 Mi E On Goodwater Rd 8 Mi
Windham Springs, AL
County Name: Tuscaloosa County
ASR Issued: 01/11/2017
Date Built: 09/19/1996
Site Elevation: 195.1 m (640 ft.)
Structure Height: 588.3 m (1930 ft.)
Height Overall: 609.6 m (2000 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 804.7 m (2640 ft.)
FAA Determination: 05/17/1996
FAA Study #: 96-ASO-1401-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 7, 13
33-28-48.0 N 87-25-50.0 W (NAD 83)
33-28-47.6 N 87-25-50.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WDBB(DT) Licensee Information

WDBB-TV, INC.
1200 W. Seventeenth Street Nw
Baltimore, MD 20036
Phone: 202-663-8167
Corporation
BLANK-0000098219 Applicant Information

Lisa Asher
Title: Secretary
Date: 01/17/2020
Application Certifier
WDBB-TV, INC.
Wdbb-tv, Inc.
2000 W. 41st Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
Applicant
Paul A Cicelski, Esq
Lerman Senter Pllc
2001 L Street, Nw
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

John E. Hidle, PE
Carl T. Jones Corporation
7901 Yarnwood Court
Springfield, VA 22153
Consulting Engineer
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Study Date: 4/11/2021; Study Duration: 0.2427 Seconds.
Database Sources: 3/24/2021 FCC CDBS,
04/09/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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