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Call Sign History
WGNT from 09/13/1989
WYAH-TV from 01/29/1979
Channel 20DT
Post-repack Channel 20
Virtual Channel 27

Portsmouth, VA

WGNT Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 20 Zone: 1
Portsmouth, Virginia
Nielsen DMA™:  Norfolk - Portsmth - Newpt Nws
Network: CW, Antenna TV, TBD (expired 3/1), DABL, Grit, QVC2, HSN2
Virtual Channel: 27
DTV TSID: 3059
Facility ID: 9762

Repacking Information:
  Pre-Repack Channel: 50
  Post-Repack Channel: 20
  Post-Repack ERP: 437 kW
  Phase: 9 Completion Deadline: 5/1/2020
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Status: STA – Special Temporary Authority (Licensed And Reduced Power)
Application Accepted: 07/01/2022
STA Expires: 01/06/2023
File Number: BLANK-0000194350

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Site Location: 36-48-31.8 N 76-30-11.3 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 36-48-31.3 N 76-30-12.5 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 324.9 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
HAAT: 375 m (1230 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 373.7 m (1226 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 380.7 m (1249 ft.)

Site Elevation: 7 m. (23 ft.)
Height Overall*: 383.7 m (1259 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: R.F. Systems PEP70E-O5-2-T
Antenna ID: 1005310
Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1057874

Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers LLC
Structure Address:
3702d Nansemond Parkway/btg-site Norfolk-2 #010152
Suffolk-23435, VA
County Name: Suffolk city
ASR Issued: 09/19/2013
Date Built: 02/03/2006
Site Elevation: 7 m (23 ft.)
Structure Height: 382.5 m (1255 ft.)
Height Overall: 383.7 m (1259 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 390.7 m (1282 ft.)
FAA Determination: 09/09/2013
FAA Study #: 2013-AEA-3672-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1K
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 12
36-48-31.8 N 76-30-11.3 W (NAD 83)
36-48-31.3 N 76-30-12.5 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WGNT(DT) Licensee Information

Scripps Broadcasting Holdings LLC
312 Walnut Street
28th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-977-3000
Limited Liability Company
BLANK - 0000194350 Applicant Information

David Giles
Title: Vp, Deputy General Counsel
Date: 07/01/2022
Application Certifier

Scripps Broadcasting Holdings Llc
312 Walnut Street
28th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Benjamin Pidek, P.E
Ben Pidek Consulting, Llc
7670 Coventry Dr.
Temperance, MI 48182
Consulting Engineer
Christina H Burrow
Cooley Llp
1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004
Legal Representative
Bill Sewell
Scripps Broadcasting Holdings, Llc
720 Boush Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
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Associated Land Mobile Licenses

(No Records Found)
Associated Microwave Licenses

 WLP852 7 GHz TV Intercity Relay
 WBL37 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 12/04/2022; Study Duration: 0.0917 Seconds.
Database Sources: 12/2/2022 FCC CDBS,
12/02/2022 FCC LMS,
11/29/2022 FCC ASR,
11/29/2022 FCC ULS Microwave, and
11/29/2022 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.

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