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WETA-TV
Call Sign History
WETA-TV from 04/09/1980
Channel 31DT
Virtual Channel 26

Washington, DC
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





WETA-TV Service: LD - Digital TV Translator or LPTV Station
Channel: 31 Zone:
Washington, District of Columbia
Nielsen DMA™:  Washington DC (Hagrstwn)
Network: PBS
Virtual Channel: 26
DTV TSID: 539
Facility ID: 65670

Status: Construction Permit
Application Accepted: 08/11/2009
WETA-TV CP Expires: 10/01/2020
File Number: BDRTEDT-20090811ACE
Prefix Type: This is BDRTEDT

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Site Location: 39-09-27.0 N 77-29-06.0 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 39-09-26.6 N 77-29-07.0 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 15 kW
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 58.9 m (193 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 190 m (623 ft.)
Emission Mask: Stringent

Site Elevation: 131.1 m. (430 ft.)
Height Overall*: 70.1 m (230 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Electronics Research Inc. ATW15HS3-HSP4-31H
Antenna ID: 94522

Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 94522
WETA-TV LD File: BDRTEDT-20090811ACE
Electronics Research Inc. - ATW15HS3-HSP4-31H
Service: LD
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.872100.977171.000200.997
300.946400.828500.663600.479
700.312800.202900.1841000.181
1100.1851200.1901300.1931400.190
1500.1851600.1811700.1841800.202
1900.3122000.4792100.6632200.828
2300.9462400.9972500.9772600.872
2700.7102800.5362900.3823000.282
3100.2473200.2823300.3823400.536
3500.710
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1061796

[ASR Heights Differ from WETA-TV Application]
Structure Type: LTOWER
Registered To:
Tower Road, LLC
Structure Address:
18500 Elmers School Road
Dickerson/poolesvill, MD
County Name: Montgomery County
ASR Issued: 09/12/2019
Date Built: 01/11/2018
Site Elevation: 125.9 m (413 ft.)
Structure Height: 76.8 m (252 ft.)
Height Overall: 76.8 m (252 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 202.7 m (665 ft.)
FAA Determination: 09/11/2019
FAA Study #: 2018-AEA-1068-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1L
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 3, 4, 5, 12
OM&L to remain the same as prior study = PAINT/RED LIGHTS
39-09-26.5 N 77-29-07.4 W (NAD 83)
39-09-26.1 N 77-29-08.4 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
WETA-TV Licensee Information

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
3939 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-998-2600
Not-for-Profit
BDRTEDT - 20090811ACE Applicant Information

JOSEPH B. BRUNS
Date: 08/11/2009
Application Certifier
GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN, INC
2775 S. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Applicant
WILLIAM R. MEINTEL
Meintel, Sgrignoli & Wallace
P.o. Box 907
Warrenton, VA 20188-0907
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
MARGARET L. MILLER
Dow Lohnes Pllc
1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Associated Land Mobile Licenses


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Associated Microwave Licenses


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Study Date: 7/01/2022; Study Duration: 0.1007 Seconds.
Database Sources: 7/1/2022 FCC CDBS,
07/01/2022 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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