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KBTC-TV
Call Sign History
KBTC-TV from 10/12/1992
KTPS from 08/28/1980
KTPS-TV from 09/04/1979
Channel 28DT
Virtual Channel 28

Tacoma, WA
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





KBTC-TV Service: LD - Digital TV Translator or LPTV Station
Channel: 28 Zone:
Tacoma, Washington
Nielsen DMA™:  Seattle - Tacoma
Network: PBS
Virtual Channel: 28
DTV TSID: 3153
Facility ID: 62469

Status: Application
Application Accepted: 04/06/2020
KBTC-TV License Expires: 07/30/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000111588

FCC Website Links:
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  Mailing Address
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Site Location: 47-36-56.3 N 122-18-30.4 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 47-36-56.9 N 122-18-25.9 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 5.5 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 145 m (476 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 270 m (886 ft.)
Emission Mask: Stringent

Site Elevation: 125 m. (410 ft.)
Height Overall*: 207.9 m (682 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Electronics Research Inc. AL8-28-OC
Antenna ID: 1006641
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Associated Facilities
K24IC-D Ch. 18 Bellingham, Washington
K41KT-D Ch. 16 Grays River, Washington
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1006641
KBTC-TV LD File: BLANK-0000111588
Electronics Research Inc. - AL8-28-OC
Service: LD
Standard Pattern: N
Pattern and Field Values Include a 180° Clockwise Rotation
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.709100.705200.694300.678
400.661500.647600.641700.645
800.663900.6941000.7341100.781
1200.8291300.8761400.9181500.953
1600.9791700.9951801.0001900.995
2000.9792100.9532200.9182300.876
2400.8292500.7812600.7342700.694
2800.6632900.6453000.6413100.647
3200.6613300.6793400.6943500.705
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1226015

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
Fox Television Stations, LLC
Structure Address:
1620 18th Avenue
Seattle, WA
County Name: King County
ASR Issued: 11/05/2020
Date Built: 07/10/2001
Site Elevation: 125 m (410 ft.)
Structure Height: 173.7 m (570 ft.)
Height Overall: 207.9 m (682 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 332.9 m (1092 ft.)
FAA Determination: 01/19/2000
FAA Study #: 98-ANM-1099-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 7, 13
47-36-56.3 N 122-18-30.4 W (NAD 83)
47-36-56.9 N 122-18-25.9 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KBTC-TV Licensee Information

BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: 253-680-7702
Government Entity
BLANK-0000111588 Applicant Information

DARIN SCOTT GERCHAK
Title: Director Of Engineering
Date: 04/06/2020
Application Certifier
BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Bates Technical College
1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405
Applicant
Darin Gerchak
Bates Technical College
1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405
Director of Engineering
LAWRENCE M. MILLER
Garvey, Schubert, Barer
1000 Potomac Street Nw
Flour Mill Building
Washington, DC 20007

ERIK C SWANSON, PE
Hatfield & Dawson
9500 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Associated Land Mobile Licenses


(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses


 WHQ318 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHY496 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPTK887 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPTK900 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPWT681 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPWT682 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQSD598 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WQSD599 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPTN667 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WPTN668 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 1/22/2021; Study Duration: 0.0575 Seconds.
Database Sources: 1/22/2021 FCC CDBS,
01/22/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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