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KTXS-TV
Call Sign History
KTXS-TV from 06/19/1979
Channel 20DT
Virtual Channel 12

Sweetwater, TX
License
CP
Application
Allocation
STA





KTXS-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 20 Zone: 2
Sweetwater, Texas
Nielsen DMA™:  Abilene - Sweetwater
Network: ABC & CW (DIGITAL ONLY)
Virtual Channel: 12
DTV TSID: 2961
Facility ID: 308

Repacking Information:
  No changes


Status: License
Application Accepted: 08/15/2008
KTXS-TV License Expires: 08/01/2022
File Number: BLCDT-20080815ABJ
Prefix Type: This is a License for a commercial digital TV station

FCC Website Links:
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  This Application
  Other KTXS-TV Applications
  Including Superseded Applications
  Mailing Address
  Correspondence for KTXS-TV
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  Service Contour - Open Street Map or USGS Map (41 dBu)
  Service Contour - KML / Google Earth (41 dBu)
  Public Inspection Files
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Site Location: 32-24-48.4 N 100-06-26.3 W (NAD 83)
Site Location: 32-24-48.0 N 100-06-24.9 W (Converted to NAD 27)

ERP: 530 kW
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
HAAT: 402 m (1319 ft.)
Electrical Beam Tilt: 1 degree
R/C AGL: 283.2 m (929 ft.)
R/C AMSL: 1039.1 m (3409 ft.)

Site Elevation: 755.9 m. (2480 ft.)
Height Overall*: 325.8 m (1069 ft.)
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-24DSB-H(C)
Antenna ID: 83603
Polarization: Horizontally polarized
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 83603
KTXS-TV DT File: BLCDT-20080815ABJ
DIELECTRIC - TFU-24DSB-H(C)
Service: DT
Standard Pattern: Y
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.856100.912150.918200.907
300.859400.812500.779600.791
700.849800.919900.9701000.994
1051.0001100.9911200.9511300.881
1400.8041500.7681600.7701700.800
1800.8581900.9041950.9112000.904
2100.8412200.7312300.6152400.510
2500.4392600.4362700.4732800.512
2870.5222900.5203000.4963100.459
3200.4473300.5073400.6223500.752
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1052057

Structure Type: TOWER
Registered To:
ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY DBA = KTXS-TV
Structure Address:
6.8 Miles Sw
Merkel, TX
County Name: Taylor County
ASR Issued: 07/16/1999
Date Built: 01/14/1968
Site Elevation: 755.9 m (2480 ft.)
Structure Height: 299.2 m (982 ft.)
Height Overall: 325.8 m (1069 ft.)
Overall Height AMSL: 1081.7 m (3549 ft.)
FAA Determination: 05/10/1967
FAA Study #: FTW-OE-66-558
FAA Circular #:
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 1, 3, 8, 17, 21
32-24-48.4 N 100-06-26.3 W (NAD 83)
32-24-48.0 N 100-06-24.9 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KTXS-TV Licensee Information

BLUESTONE LICENSE HOLDINGS LLC
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Phone: 410-568-1500
Limited Liability Company
BLCDT-20080815ABJ Applicant Information

RANDALL D. BONGARTEN
Date: 08/15/2008
Application Certifier
BLUESTONE LICENSE HOLDINGS INC.
675 Third Avenue
Suite 2521
New York, NY 10017
Applicant
JOSEPH M. DAVIS, P.E.
Chesapeake Rf Consultants, Llc
11993 Kahns Road
Manassas, VA 20112
CONSULTING ENGINEER
EVE R. POGORILER
Covington & Burling Llp
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw
Washington, DC 20004

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Study Date: 1/23/2021; Study Duration: 0.3505 Seconds.
Database Sources: 1/22/2021 FCC CDBS,
01/22/2021 FCC LMS,
FCC ASR,
FCC ULS Microwave, and
FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.



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