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WFTS-TV
Call Sign History
WFTS-TV from 04/11/1983
WFTS from 06/08/1981
Channel 17DT
Post-repack Channel 17
Virtual Channel 28

Tampa, FL
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WFTS-TV Service: DT - Digital TV (ATSC3 Station)
Channel: 17 Zone: 3
Tampa, Florida
Nielsen DMA™:  Tampa - St. Pete (Sarasota)
Network: ABC
Virtual Channel: 28
DTV TSID: 713
Facility ID: 64588

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 29
  Post-Repack Channel: 17
  Post-Repack ERP: 760 kW
  Phase: 7 Completion Deadline: 1/17/2020
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 11/13/2020
WFTS-TV License Expires: 02/01/2021
File Number: BLANK-0000125994

FCC Website Links:
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Site Location: 27-50-33.0 N 82-15-44.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 27-50-31.9 N 82-15-44.7 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 1000 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 469 m (1539 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.0 degree
R/C AGL: 466.1 m (1529 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 489 m (1604 ft.)

Site Elevation: 22.9 m. (75 ft.)
Height Overall*: 479.4 m (1573 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-22GTH/VP 6T140
Antenna ID: 1007552
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1007552
WFTS-TV DT File: BLANK-0000125994
DIELECTRIC - TFU-22GTH/VP 6T140
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: N
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.986100.935200.859300.779
400.717500.688600.701700.751
800.826900.9061000.9701100.999
1121.0001200.9861300.9351400.859
1500.7791600.7171700.6881800.701
1900.7512000.8262100.9062200.970
2300.9992321.0002400.9862500.935
2600.8592700.7792800.7172900.688
3000.7013100.7513200.8263300.906
3400.9703500.9993521.000
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1028292

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
Tampa Tower General Partnership
Structure Address:
15001 Boyette Road
Riverview, FL
County Name: Hillsborough County
ASR Issued: 05/17/2018
Date Built: 01/01/1987
Site Elevation: 22.9 m (75 ft.)
Structure Height: 456.9 m (1499 ft.)
Height Overall: 479.4 m (1573 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 502.3 m (1648 ft.)
FAA Determination: 07/17/1997
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 7, 13
27-50-33.0 N 82-15-44.0 W (NAD 83)
27-50-31.9 N 82-15-44.7 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WFTS-TV Licensee Information

SCRIPPS BROADCASTING HOLDINGS LLC
312 Walnut Street
28th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-977-3000
Limited Liability Company
BLANK-0000125994 Applicant Information

David Giles
Title: Vice President
Date: 11/13/2020
Application Certifier

Scripps Broadcasting Holdings Llc
312 Walnut Street
28th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Applicant
Coe W. Ramsey
Brooks Pierce
150 Fayetteville St.; Suite 1700
Raleigh, NC 27601

BENJAMIN PIDEK, P.E.
Mid-state Consultants
6197 Miller Rd., Suite 1
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Roy P Stype, III
Carl E. Smith Consulting Engineers
2324 North Cleveland-massillon Road
Bath, OH 44210

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Study Date: 4/18/2021; Study Duration: 0.2118 Seconds.
Database Sources: 4/16/2021 FCC CDBS,
04/16/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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