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WTVS
DETROIT MI US
PBS
DIGITAL TV STATION
Channel 20 (Virtual 56)
DETROIT EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION FOUNDATION
RILEY BROADCASTCAST CENTER 1 CLOVER COURT
WIXOM MI 48393
2483053788
Facility ID: 16817
Licensed
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1. MOD 0000027886 Granted 07/26/2017
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Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Application Purpose: Modification (Minor)
Channel: 20
Construction Permit Expires: 03/20/2020
SITE # 1
TV Zone: : 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 42 26' 52.5" N / 83 10' 23.1" W
Elevation: 201.8 m AMSL
Antenna Type: DIE TFU-24GTH/VP-R 06
Antenna Polarization: Elliptical
Effective Radiated Power: 345kW
Maximum Antenna Power Gain: 12.04 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 522.6
Radiation center above average terrain 323
Overall antenna height above ground: 331.3
Non-Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 87591
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
01.0000.0 345.000 901.0000.0 345.000 1801.0000.0 345.000 2701.0000.0 345.000
101.0000.0 345.000 1001.0000.0 345.000 1901.0000.0 345.000 2801.0000.0 345.000
201.0000.0 345.000 1101.0000.0 345.000 2001.0000.0 345.000 2901.0000.0 345.000
301.0000.0 345.000 1201.0000.0 345.000 2101.0000.0 345.000 3001.0000.0 345.000
401.0000.0 345.000 1301.0000.0 345.000 2201.0000.0 345.000 3101.0000.0 345.000
501.0000.0 345.000 1401.0000.0 345.000 2301.0000.0 345.000 3201.0000.0 345.000
601.0000.0 345.000 1501.0000.0 345.000 2401.0000.0 345.000 3301.0000.0 345.000
701.0000.0 345.000 1601.0000.0 345.000 2501.0000.0 345.000 3401.0000.0 345.000
801.0000.0 345.000 1701.0000.0 345.000 2601.0000.0 345.000 3501.0000.0 345.000
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2. SCH 0000005886 Received 11/13/2015
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Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Application Purpose: Schedule (Form 317)
Channel: 43
Construction Permit Expires: 10/01/2021
SITE # 1
TV Zone: : 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 42 26' 52.5" N / 83 10' 23.1" W
Elevation: 201.8 m AMSL
Antenna Type: DIE TFU-18GBH-R04
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Effective Radiated Power: 600kW
Maximum Antenna Power Gain: 12.04 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 516.8
Radiation center above average terrain 318
Overall antenna height above ground: 331.3
Non-Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 87591
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
01.0000.0 600.000 901.0000.0 600.000 1801.0000.0 600.000 2701.0000.0 600.000
101.0000.0 600.000 1001.0000.0 600.000 1901.0000.0 600.000 2801.0000.0 600.000
201.0000.0 600.000 1101.0000.0 600.000 2001.0000.0 600.000 2901.0000.0 600.000
301.0000.0 600.000 1201.0000.0 600.000 2101.0000.0 600.000 3001.0000.0 600.000
401.0000.0 600.000 1301.0000.0 600.000 2201.0000.0 600.000 3101.0000.0 600.000
501.0000.0 600.000 1401.0000.0 600.000 2301.0000.0 600.000 3201.0000.0 600.000
601.0000.0 600.000 1501.0000.0 600.000 2401.0000.0 600.000 3301.0000.0 600.000
701.0000.0 600.000 1601.0000.0 600.000 2501.0000.0 600.000 3401.0000.0 600.000
801.0000.0 600.000 1701.0000.0 600.000 2601.0000.0 600.000 3501.0000.0 600.000
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3. BLEDT-20091014ACH Granted 03/31/2011
Domestic Status:License
Channel: 43
Analog Channel: 56
NAD27 Coordinates: 42 26' 52.02" 83 10' 23.03"
NAD83 Coordinates: 42 26' 52.15" 83 10' 22.78"
Elevation: 201.8 m AMSL
Effective ERP: 600kW
Non-Directional Antenna
Antenna Type: DIE TFU-18GBH-R O4
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Visual Power Output: 52.4kW
Maximum HAAT: 329 m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 516.8m
Radiation center above average terrain 318m
Overall antenna height above ground: 331.3m
Non-Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 87591
Antenna Rotation: 0
Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP
01.00052.400 901.00052.400 1801.00052.400 2701.00052.400
101.00052.400 1001.00052.400 1901.00052.400 2801.00052.400
201.00052.400 1101.00052.400 2001.00052.400 2901.00052.400
301.00052.400 1201.00052.400 2101.00052.400 3001.00052.400
401.00052.400 1301.00052.400 2201.00052.400 3101.00052.400
501.00052.400 1401.00052.400 2301.00052.400 3201.00052.400
601.00052.400 1501.00052.400 2401.00052.400 3301.00052.400
701.00052.400 1601.00052.400 2501.00052.400 3401.00052.400
801.00052.400 1701.00052.400 2601.00052.400 3501.00052.400
Border Zone: Located near Canada.
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4. BLEDT-20091014ACH Superceded 10/19/2009
5. BSTA-20090204ABU Dismissed 02/04/2010
6. BPEDT-20080620AAL Granted 05/28/2009
7. BLEDT-20001117ABV Granted 12/27/2000
8. BPEDT-19981016KE Granted 06/25/1999
9. BPET-19960205KF Dismissed 08/30/1999
10. BLET-19840124KG Granted 02/28/1984
DIGITAL TV CHANNEL ELECTION
In the First Channel Election - Licensee/Permittee makes the following channel election from its currently assigned NTSC/DTV channels:  43 
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
KA74854450.1875
KC96296975.0000~7000.0000DETROIT, MI
KE69136975.0000~7000.0000VIC: DETROIT, MI
CALL SIGN HISTORY
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  BRCT-19790601KO Renewal Granted 09/28/1979
Public Notice Details BPET-19810112KE Minor Modification Granted 05/21/1981
  BRET-19820601YJ Renewal Granted 09/15/1982
Public Notice Details BMPET-19821026KG Replace Expired CP Granted 11/09/1982
  BMPET-RD1104LR CP Extension Granted 04/29/1983
Public Notice Details BMPCT-19831020KG Replace Expired CP Granted 10/28/1983
Public Notice Details BMPET-19831205KG Minor Modify CP Dismissed 12/23/1983
  BLET-19840124KG License to Cover Granted 02/28/1984
  BRET-19870601LG Renewal Granted 09/11/1987
  BRET-19920601KU Renewal Granted 10/01/1992
  BPET-19960205KF Minor Modification Dismissed 08/30/1999
  BRET-19970602LY Renewal Granted 09/25/1997
  BPEDT-19981016KE Minor Modification Granted 06/25/1999
  BESTA-20000509ABB Special Temporary Authority Granted 06/30/2000
  BLEDT-20001117ABV License to Cover Granted 12/27/2000
BOA-20010515 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 08/06/2001
BOA-20030523 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/27/2003
  BAFEDT-20031121ACU Ancillary Fee Received 11/24/2003
  BCERET-20041028AFS Pre-Election Certif. Tendered for Filing 10/29/2004
  BAFEDT-20041122AFS Ancillary Fee Received 11/23/2004
  BSTA-20041210ADL Special Temporary Authority Granted 01/12/2005
  BRET-20050601BKK Renewal Granted 10/06/2005
BOA-20050601 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/02/2005
  BFREET-20050125AAE First Round Election Approved 06/23/2005
  BAFEDT-20051201AOM Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2005
  BAFEDT-20061129AMF Ancillary Fee Received 11/30/2006
BOA-20070508 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/09/2007
  BAFEDT-20071203BYH Ancillary Fee Received 12/05/2007
  BDTRET-20080219AMN DTV Transition Report Accepted for Filing 02/20/2008
  BPEDT-20080620AAL Minor Modification Granted 05/28/2009
  BDERET-20080709ADD DTV Education Report Received 07/10/2008
  BDERET-20081007ADE DTV Education Report Received 10/08/2008
  BAFEDT-20081201AGF Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2008
  BDERET-20090107ACH DTV Education Report Received 01/08/2009
  BSTA-20090204ABU Special Temporary Authority Dismissed 02/04/2010
  Analog Termination Notif Accepted for Filing 03/17/2009
  BDERET-20090409AFR DTV Education Report Received 04/10/2009
  BDTUET-20090416AAI DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 04/17/2009
BOA-20090511 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/12/2009
  BDEREDT-20090706AGF DTV Education Report Received 07/07/2009
  BAFEDT-20091123AEV Ancillary Fee Received 11/24/2009
  BAFEDT-20101123ALO Ancillary Fee Received 11/24/2010
  BLEDT-20091014ACH License to Cover Granted 03/31/2011
BOA-20110504 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/05/2011
  BAFEDT-20111128GDN Ancillary Fee Received 11/30/2011
  BAFEDT-20121003ABJ Ancillary Fee Received 10/04/2012
BOA-20130531 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/03/2013
  BREDT-20130531AEW Renewal Granted 12/02/2013
  BAFEDT-20131125BVW Ancillary Fee Received 11/26/2013
Transaction log data BAFEDT-20141120AFP Ancillary Fee Received 11/21/2014
BOA-20150528 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/29/2015
  0000003108 Form 318 Received 07/06/2015
  0000005886 Form 317 Received 11/13/2015
  0000016601 Form 317 Received 11/02/2016
Transaction log data 0000027886 Minor Granted 07/26/2017
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/11/2017
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/02/2017
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/08/2017
  0000031877 EEO 397 Received 10/06/2017
  0000031839 NTPR Received 10/06/2017
  0000039233 NTPR Received 01/10/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 02/28/2018
  0000049700 NTPR Received 04/03/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 04/06/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 05/16/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 06/14/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 06/25/2018
  0000056526 NTPR Received 07/06/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 09/14/2018
Transaction log data 0000060520 NTPR Received 10/04/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 11/13/2018
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 12/19/2018
Transaction log data 0000064935 NTPR Received 01/04/2019
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 01/16/2019
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 02/26/2019
Transaction log data 0000068768 NTPR Received 03/29/2019
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 04/30/2019
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 05/10/2019
  0000075379 NTPR Received 07/01/2019
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/16/2019
  0000027891 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/09/2019
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