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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)DTV Engineering STA Application

File Number:
0000083065
Submit Date:
10/01/2019
Call Sign:
WLS-TV
Facility ID:
73226
FRN:
0003471315
State:
Illinois
City:
CHICAGO
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
10/02/2019
Expiration Date:
04/15/2020
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)? No
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:

Application Type Fee Code Fee Amount
Total $200.00
Engineering STA MGT $200.00

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WLS TELEVISION, INC.

Doing Business As: WLS TELEVISION, INC.

John W. Zucker

77 W 66TH ST FL 16

NEW YORK, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-7777 john.w.zucker@abc.com Corporation

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Susan Fox

The Walt Disney Company

425 3rd Street SW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20024

United States

+1 (202) 222-4780 Susan.Fox@disney.com Legal Representative

William J. Getz

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704 wgetz@ctjc.com Technical Representative

Grace Kavadoy

ABC, Inc.

77 W 66th St., 16th FL.,

New York, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-6686 Grace.Kavadoy@disney.com Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 73226
State Illinois
City CHICAGO
DTV Channel 22
Designated Market Area Chicago
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Type Auxiliary
Zone Zone 1

Antenna Location Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Structure Registration Do you have an FCC Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Number? Yes
ASR Number 1032960
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 41° 52' 44.0" N+
Longitude 087° 38' 08.0" W-
Structure Type BMAST-Building with MAST/ANTENNA on top
Overall Structure Height 524.9 meters
Support Structure Height 437.5 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 181.4 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 474 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 475 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 655.4 meters
Effective Radiated Power 908 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 111644
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: RFS
Model PHP-24C
Rotation 0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.0
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Horizontal
DTV and DTS: Elevation Pattern Does the proposed antenna propose elevation radiation patterns that vary with azimuth for reasons other than the use of mechanical beam tilt? No
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
0.3260.6680.8930.95
0.3670.7950.8530.848
0.20.8810.9210.779
0.1750.920.9640.917
0.1810.8560.90.995
0.2260.6170.8020.918
0.2720.8690.8230.825
0.2890.9490.9290.752
0.5410.9770.9920.551

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
309 1

Certification

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Section Question Response
General Certification Statements The Applicant waives any claim to the use of any particular frequency or of the electromagnetic spectrum as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the previous use of the same, whether by authorization or otherwise, and requests an Authorization in accordance with this application (See Section 304 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.).
The Applicant certifies that neither the Applicant nor any other party to the application is subject to a denial of Federal benefits pursuant to §5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. §862, because of a conviction for possession or distribution of a controlled substance. This certification does not apply to applications filed in services exempted under §1.2002(c) of the rules, 47 CFR . See §1.2002(b) of the rules, 47 CFR §1.2002(b), for the definition of "party to the application" as used in this certification §1.2002(c). The Applicant certifies that all statements made in this application and in the exhibits, attachments, or documents incorporated by reference are material, are part of this application, and are true, complete, correct, and made in good faith.
Authorized Party to Sign

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

John W. Zucker

Assistant Secretary


10/01/2019

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
Repack CP and Proposed STA Contour Map v2.pdf Applicant All Purpose WLSTV Willis NE Tower STA Contour Analysis
WLSTV DT Phase Completion STA Allocation Exhibit.pdf Applicant All Purpose DTV Allocation Considerations
WLSTV DT Phase Completion STA Statement ver2.pdf Applicant General Information Nature of STA Request
WLSTV STA UHF Max Power Showing.pdf Applicant All Purpose DTV Section 73.622 ERP Statement of Compliance
WLS Willis 22 STA NE Tower 908 KW RFR Statement.pdf Applicant All Purpose DTV RFR Statement of Compliance
WLS willis NE Tower DA Antenna Exhibit.pdf Applicant All Purpose WLSTV Willis NE Tower DA Antenna Exhibit