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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 27DT
Virtual Channel 28

Tacoma, WA
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





KBTC-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 27 Zone: 2
Tacoma, Washington
Nielsen DMA™:  Seattle - Tacoma
Network: PBS
Virtual Channel: 28
DTV TSID: 3153
Facility ID: 62469

Repacking Information:
  No changes


Status: License
Application Accepted: 08/05/2013
KBTC-TV License Expires: 02/01/2023
File Number: BLEDT-20130805ACW
Prefix Type: This is a license for a noncommercial educational digital TV station

FCC Website Links:
  LMS Facility Details
  This Application
  Other KBTC-TV Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for KBTC-TV
  Correspondence related to application BLEDT-20130805ACW
  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (41 dBu)
  Public Inspection Files
  History Cards for KBTC-TV
  Rabbit Ears Info Search for KBTC-TV

Site Location: 47-16-43.4 N 122-30-46.4 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 47-16-44.0 N 122-30-41.9 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 100 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 220 m (722 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1.25 degrees
R/C AGL: 134 m (440 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 259 m (850 ft.)

Site Elevation: 125 m. (410 ft.)
Height Overall*: 155 m (509 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Omni-Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: Electronics Research Inc. AL12O-27
Antenna ID: 103158
Polarization: Horizontally polarized

Associated Facilities
K18NJ-D Ch. 18 Bellingham, Washington
K41KT-D Ch. 16 Grays River, Washington
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1032951

Structure Type: Registered To:
Bates Technical College
Structure Address:
5544 N 35th St
Tacoma, WA
County Name: Pierce County
ASR Issued: 08/03/2020
Date Built: 12/15/1980
Site Elevation: 125 m (410 ft.)
Structure Height: 141 m (463 ft.)
Height Overall: 154.8 m (508 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 279.8 m (918 ft.)
FAA Determination: 05/04/2006
FAA Study #: 2006-ANM-893-OE
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 4, 13, 21
47-16-43.4 N 122-30-46.4 W (NAD 83)
47-16-44.0 N 122-30-41.9 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
BLEDT-20130805ACW Applicant Information

EDWARD ULMAN
Date: 08/05/2013
Application Certifier
BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405
Applicant
ERIK C. SWANSON, P.E.
Hatfield & Dawson Consulting Engineers
9500 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
CONSULTING ENGINEER
LAWRENCE M. MILLER
Schwartz, Woods & Miller
1233 20th Street, Nw
Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036-7322

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: 9/24/2021; Study Duration: 0.3388 Seconds.
Database Sources: 9/24/2021 FCC CDBS,
09/24/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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