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Approved by OMB 3060-0027
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)New Digital Auxiliary Construction Permit Application

File Number:
Submit Date:
Call Sign:
Facility ID:
Construction Permit
Status Date:
Expiration Date:
Filing Status:

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

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:
Are the frequencies or parameters requested in this filing covered by grandfathered privileges, previously approved by waiver, or functionally integrated with an existing station? No

Application Type Fee Code Fee Amount
Total $1,110.00
Construction Permit MPT $1,110.00

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type


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

Alien Ownership

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Question Response
1) Is the applicant a foreign government or the representative of any foreign government as specified in Section 310(a) of the Communications Act? No
2) Is the applicant an alien or the representative of an alien? (Section 310(b)(1)) No
3) Is the applicant a corporation, or non-corporate entity, that is organized under the laws of any foreign government? (Section 310(b)(2)) No
4) Is the applicant an entity of which more than one-fifth of the capital stock, or other equity or voting interest, is owned of record or voted by aliens or their representatives or by a foreign government or representative thereof or by any entity organized under the laws of a foreign country? (Section 310(b)(3)) No
5) Is the applicant directly or indirectly controlled by any other entity of which more than one-fourth of the capital stock, or other equity or voting interest, is owned of record or voted by aliens, their representatives, or by a foreign government or representative thereof, or by any entity organized under the laws of a foreign country? (Section 310(b)(4)) No
6) Has the applicant received a declaratory ruling(s) under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act? No
7) In connection with this application, is the applicant filing a foreign ownership Petition for Declaratory Ruling pursuant to Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act? No

Basic Qualifying Questions

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Section Question Response
Revoked Application Has the Applicant or any party to this application had any FCC station Authorization revoked or had any application for an initial, modification or renewal of FCC station Authorization denied by the Commission? No
State or Federal Convictions Has the Applicant or any party to this application, or any party directly or indirectly controlling the Applicant, ever been convicted of a felony by any state or federal court? No

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 73226
State Illinois
DTX Channel 22
Designated Market Area Chicago
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Type Main
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 1009012
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 41° 53' 56.1" N+
Longitude 087° 37' 23.2" W-
Structure Type BTWR-Building with TOWER/ANTENNA on top
Overall Structure Height 459.0 meters
Support Structure Height 337.4 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 180.7 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 437.5 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 437 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 618.2 meters
Effective Radiated Power 1000 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? No
Antenna ID 1005492
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: Dielectric
Model TUF-C4-12/48U-2-BR
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)


Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
145 1

Parties to the Application (0)

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Information not provided.

Attributable Interest

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Section Question Response
Equity and Financial Interests Applicant certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth by the applicant parties are non-attributable.
Other Authorizations Does the applicant or any party to the application have an attributable interest in any other broadcast station(s).

Construction Permit Certifications

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Section Question Response
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306) No
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with the applicable engineering standards and assignment requirements of 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.616, 73.622(i), 73.623(e), 73.625, 73.1030, and 73.1125. Yes

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Character Issues Applicant certifies that neither applicant nor any party to the application has or had any interest in, or connection with: (a) any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left in unresolved or were resolved adversely against the applicant or party to the application; or (b) any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.
Adverse Findings Has the Applicant or any party to this application had an adverse finding or an adverse final action taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under any law related to the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination?
Program Service Certification Applicant certifies that it is cognizant of and will comply with its obligations as a Commission licensee to present a program service responsive to the issues of public concern facing the station's community of license and service area.
Local Public Notice Applicant certifies that it has or will comply with the public notice requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3580.
Auction Authorization Is the applicant submitting an application to obtain a construction permit as a result of winning an auction?
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) If the applicant proposes to employ five or more full-time employees, applicant certifies that it is filing simultaneously with this application a Model EEO Program Report.


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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


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.


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



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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WLS 22 Hancock AUX DA Antenna Exhibit 0919.pdf Applicant Antenna Technical Data DTV Antenna Exhibit
WLS 22 Main CP and Hancock 1000 kW AUX Map.pdf Applicant All Purpose WLS-22 Authorized Main and Proposed Hancock Auxiliary Coverage Contours - Section 73.1675 Compliance
WLS Hancock 22 Aux 1000 KW RFR Statement.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications DTV RFR Statement of Compliance
WLSTV 22 Hancock DTV Auxiliary Change Channel Statement.pdf Applicant All Purpose Request to Correct Proposed Channel Number on FCC Form 2100