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WKAR-TV
EAST LANSING MI US
PBS
DIGITAL TV STATION
Channel 33 (Virtual 23)
BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
WKAR-AM/FM/TV 404 WILSON RD, ROOM 212
EAST LANSING MI 48824
5178844700
Facility ID: 6104
Licensed
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1. STA 0000063984 Pending 12/05/2018
2. CP 0000059909 AUX Granted 10/03/2018
3. L2C 0000054990 Granted 07/16/2018
4. STA 0000054690 Granted 06/01/2018
5. STA 0000053377 Granted 06/11/2018
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Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Application Purpose: Special Temporary Authority (Experimental Permit)
Channel: 35
Construction Permit Expires: 12/10/2018
SITE # 1
TV Zone: : 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 42 42' 6.9" N / 84 24' 47.8" W
Elevation: 259.1 m AMSL
Antenna Type: ERI I230ECW-2-23
Antenna Polarization: Elliptical
Effective Radiated Power: 76kW
Maximum Antenna Power Gain: 15.1 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 411.5
Radiation center above average terrain 144.0
Overall antenna height above ground: 313.3

Antenna System ID: 1003205
Antenna Rotation: 230
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
00.870-1.2 57.524 900.790-2.0 47.432 1800.240-12.4 4.378 2700.790-2.0 47.432
100.940-0.5 67.154 1000.660-3.6 33.106 1900.190-14.4 2.744 2800.840-1.5 53.626
201.0000.0 76.000 1100.500-6.0 19.000 2000.140-17.1 1.490 2900.860-1.3 56.210
300.980-0.2 72.990 1200.270-11.4 5.540 2100.110-19.2 0.920 3000.890-1.0 60.200
400.940-0.5 67.154 1300.110-19.2 0.920 2200.090-20.9 0.616 3100.920-0.7 64.326
500.920-0.7 64.326 1400.090-20.9 0.616 2300.110-19.2 0.920 3200.940-0.5 67.154
600.890-1.0 60.200 1500.110-19.2 0.920 2400.270-11.4 5.540 3300.980-0.2 72.990
700.860-1.3 56.210 1600.140-17.1 1.490 2500.500-6.0 19.000 3401.0000.0 76.000
800.840-1.5 53.626 1700.190-14.4 2.744 2600.660-3.6 33.106 3500.940-0.5 67.154
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6. MOD 0000027882 Granted 08/07/2017
7. BXLEDT-20131120ADM AUX Granted 04/09/2014
8. BLEDT-20110817ACE Granted 01/31/2012
9. BXPEDT-20110701AAH AUX Granted 05/29/2013
10. BLEDT-20090612ABQ Granted 05/17/2010
11. BMPEDT-20080620AIJ Granted 08/11/2009
12. BPEDT-20080314ACE Granted 03/31/2008
13. BLEDT-20040128AKJ Granted 08/18/2004
14. BMLET-20040128AKK Granted 08/18/2004
15. BLEDT-20040128AKJ Superceded 06/09/2004
16. BPEDT-20000411ABC Granted 09/25/2001
17. BPEDT-20000411ABC Superceded 09/13/2001
18. BLET-19790912KF Granted 02/13/1981
DIGITAL TV CHANNEL ELECTION
In the First Channel Election - Licensee/Permittee makes the following channel election from its currently assigned NTSC/DTV channels:  23 
Conflict in the Election - Licensee/permitee decides not to maintain this round's channel election and makes no selection. Will participate in the next round.
In the Second Channel Election - Licensee/permitee makes the following channel election:  40 
Contingent Channel Election - Licensee/Permitee makes the following contingent channel election:  25 
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
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WRCH9846950.0000~6975.00004101 Dobie Road
WRCH9846950.0000~6975.00004101 Dobie Road
WRCH9846950.0000~6975.00004101 Dobie Road
KU47817025.0000~7050.0000VIC: LANSING & EAST LANSING, MI
WLJ937100.0000~7125.0000Communication Arts & Science Bldg., Room 259
WLJ937100.0000~7125.0000Communication Arts & Science Bldg., Room 259
WLJ937100.0000~7125.0000Communication Arts & Science Bldg., Room 259
WLJ937100.0000~7125.0000Communication Arts & Science Bldg., Room 259
WLJ937100.0000~7125.0000Communication Arts & Science Bldg., Room 259
WLJ937100.0000~7125.0000Communication Arts & Science Bldg., Room 259
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WKAR -
WKAR-TV - 10/31/1978
Where this call sign has been:
09/01/1922 - .1070 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
05/02/1925 - .680 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
04/30/1927 - .1050 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
05/31/1927 - .1300 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
06/30/1927 - .1050 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
11/30/1927 - .1080 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
11/30/1928 - .1210 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
02/28/1929 - .1040 kHz in EAST LANSING MI RSB
on 870 in EAST LANSING MI - now WKAR
06/01/1979 on 90.5 in EAST LANSING MI - now WKAR-FM
on 90.5 in EAST LANSING MI - now WKAR-FM
PERIODS OF SILENCE
01/14/2009~
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APPLICATION HISTORY
Public Notice Details BPCT-19781012KG Minor Modification Granted 02/22/1979
  BRCT-19790601LE Renewal Granted 09/21/1979
  BRCET-19801015KG Chg Remote Control Point Granted 12/03/1980
  BLET-19790912KF License to Cover Granted 02/13/1981
  BRCET-19810519KG Chg Remote Control Point Granted 07/09/1981
  BRET-19820601K9 Renewal Granted 09/15/1982
  BRET-19870601KG Renewal Granted 09/11/1987
  BRET-19920601KQ Renewal Granted 10/01/1992
  BRET-19970602KY Renewal Granted 09/25/1997
  BPEDT-20000411ABC Minor Modification Granted 09/25/2001
  BEPEDT-20030221AAE CP Extension Granted 05/09/2003
  BEPEDT-20030910AAE CP Extension Granted 02/04/2004
  BMLET-20040128AKK Modify License Granted 08/18/2004
  BLEDT-20040128AKJ License to Cover Granted 08/18/2004
  BCERET-20041026AFJ Pre-Election Certif. Tendered for Filing 10/27/2004
  BAFEDT-20041123AGG Ancillary Fee Received 11/24/2004
BOA-20050525 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/26/2005
  BRET-20050527AAC Renewal Granted 10/06/2005
  BFREET-20050112ACA First Round Election Disapproved 06/23/2005
  BFRCET-20050808ACQ First Round Conflict Approved 10/04/2005
  BSREET-20051020ABL Second Round Election Tendered for Filing 10/21/2005
  BAFEDT-20051114AIP Ancillary Fee Received 11/15/2005
  BAFEDT-20061113ACO Ancillary Fee Received 11/14/2006
BOA-20070523 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/24/2007
  BAFEDT-20071130AMF Ancillary Fee Received 12/03/2007
  BDTRET-20080213AAL DTV Transition Report Accepted for Filing 02/14/2008
  BPEDT-20080314ACE Minor Modification Granted 03/31/2008
  BMPEDT-20080620AIJ Minor Modify CP Granted 08/11/2009
  BDERET-20080710AAH DTV Education Report Received 07/10/2008
  BDTUET-20080716AAF DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 07/17/2008
  BDERET-20081010AYG DTV Education Report Received 10/14/2008
  BDTUET-20081016AAU DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 10/17/2008
  BAFEDT-20081125ADC Ancillary Fee Received 11/26/2008
  Silent Notification Dismissed 03/08/2010
  BDERET-20090108ACL DTV Education Report Received 01/09/2009
  BDERET-20090410AFV DTV Education Report Received 04/13/2009
BOA-20090501 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/04/2009
  BLEDT-20090612ABQ License to Cover Granted 05/17/2010
  BDTUEDT-20090617AAP DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 06/18/2009
  BAFEDT-20091103AAP Ancillary Fee Received 11/04/2009
  BAFEDT-20101130ABD Ancillary Fee Received 12/01/2010
BOA-20110125 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 01/26/2011
BOA-20110517 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/18/2011
  BXPEDT-20110701AAH Auxiliary Permit Granted 05/29/2013
  BLEDT-20110817ACE License to Cover Granted 01/31/2012
  BAFEDT-20111031ABS Ancillary Fee Received 11/01/2011
BOA-20120531 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/01/2012
  BAFEDT-20121113AIK Ancillary Fee Received 11/14/2012
BOA-20130129 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 01/30/2013
BOA-20130521 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/22/2013
  BREDT-20130531AZW Renewal Granted 11/06/2013
  BXLEDT-20131120ADM License to Cover-Aux Granted 04/09/2014
  BAFEDT-20131120ABN Ancillary Fee Received 11/21/2013
Transaction log data BAFEDT-20141113AAB Ancillary Fee Received 11/14/2014
BOA-20150127 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 01/28/2015
  0000002841 Form 318 Received 07/02/2015
  0000006488 Form 317 Received 11/24/2015
BOA-20160601 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/02/2016
  0000017467 Form 317 Received 11/17/2016
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/11/2017
Transaction log data 0000027882 Minor Granted 08/07/2017
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/28/2017
Transaction log data 0000030442 Legal Granted 10/30/2017
  0000031838 NTPR Received 10/06/2017
Transaction log data BLSTA-0000030442 Special Temporary Authority Granted 10/30/2017
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 11/06/2017
  0000037419 NTPR Received 01/04/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 01/08/2018
  0000049151 NTPR Received 03/30/2018
Transaction log data 0000053377 Experimental Permit Granted 06/11/2018
Transaction log data 0000054690 Engineering Granted 06/01/2018
  0000054698 NTPR Received 05/30/2018
Transaction log data 0000054990 License to Cover Granted 07/16/2018
Transaction log data 0000055394 NTPR Received 06/25/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 06/29/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/09/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/15/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/31/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 09/12/2018
Transaction log data 0000059909 CP Granted 10/03/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 10/05/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 10/31/2018
  0000027896 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 12/03/2018
Transaction log data 0000063984 Experimental Permit Pending 12/05/2018
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