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Call Sign History
WHNS from 09/26/1979
WANC-TV from 10/27/1978
Channel 17DT
Post-repack Channel 17
Virtual Channel 21

Greenville, SC

WHNS Service: DT - Digital TV (ATSC3 Station)
Channel: 17 Zone: 2
Greenville, South Carolina
Nielsen DMA™:  Greenvll - Spart - Ashevll - And
Network: FOX
Virtual Channel: 21
DTV TSID: 1783
Facility ID: 72300

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 21
  Post-Repack Channel: 17
  Post-Repack ERP: 364 kW
  Phase: 5 Completion Deadline: 9/11/2019
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Status: License
Application Accepted: 05/09/2022
License Expires: 12/01/2028
File Number: BLANK-0000190316

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Site Location: 35-10-56.0 N 82-40-55.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 35-10-55.6 N 82-40-55.5 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 364 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 759 m (2490 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.5 degrees
R/C AGL: 482.5 m (1583 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 1527.7 m (5012 ft.)

Site Elevation: 1045.2 m. (3429 ft.)
Height Overall*: 491 m (1611 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-21ETT/VP-R CT3
Antenna ID: 1001264
Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Associated Facilities
W15CW-D Ch. 15Franklin, North Carolina
W21DV-D Ch. 21Bryson City, North Carolina
W23EZ-D Ch. 23Sylva, North Carolina
W26FB-D Ch. 26Canton/waynesville, North Carolina
W34DX-D Ch. 34West Asheville, North Carolina
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 1001264
WHNS DT File: BLANK-0000190316
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1002140

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
Gray Media Group, Inc.
Structure Address:
Slick Rock Mountain, 5 Miles Se
Brevard, NC
County Name: Transylvania County
ASR Issued: 12/02/2021
Date Built: 06/30/2009
Site Elevation: 1045.2 m (3429 ft.)
Structure Height: 475.2 m (1559 ft.)
Height Overall: 491 m (1611 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 1536.2 m (5040 ft.)
FAA Determination: 10/14/1983
FAA Study #: 80-ASO-1318-OE
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: A1, B, F, H, 3, 10, 19, 21, 23
35-10-56.0 N 82-40-55.0 W (NAD 83)
35-10-55.6 N 82-40-55.5 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WHNS(DT) Licensee Information

Gray Television Licensee, LLC
4370 Peachtree Road, Ne
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: 404-266-8333
Limited Liability Company
BLANK - 0000190316 Applicant Information

Robert Folliard, III
Title: Assistant Secretary
Date: 05/09/2022
Application Certifier

Gray Television Licensee, Llc
4370 Peachtree Road, Ne
Atlanta, GA 30319
Joan Stewart
Wiley Rein Llp
2050 M Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20036

Associated Land Mobile Licenses

 KPF203 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 KPF330 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 KPF332 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
 WQOQ402 Broadcast Auxiliary Low Power
Associated Microwave Licenses

 WPYG995 TV Pickup
 WHY904 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WPYT243 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WHY908 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link
 WHY909 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 8/08/2022; Study Duration: 0.0949 Seconds.
Database Sources: 8/5/2022 FCC CDBS,
08/08/2022 FCC LMS,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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