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KGBT-TV
HARLINGEN TX US
CBS
KGBT LICENSEE, LLC
C/O MILES S. MASON, PILLSBURY WINTHROP S 1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20036
2026638195
DIGITAL TV STATION
Channel 18 (Virtual 4)
Facility ID: 34457
Fully Licensed
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1. MOD 0000027389 GRANTED 08/07/2017
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Record Type: Full Service Television
Application Purpose: Modification (Minor)
Channel: 18
Construction Permit Expires: 05/01/2020
SITE # 1
TV Zone: 3
NAD83 Coordinates: 26 8' 56.8" N / 97 49' 19.2" W
NAD27 Coordinates: ' " / 0 0' "
Elevation: 16.8 m AMSL
Antenna Type: DIE TFU-27ETT/VP-R 4C330
Antenna Polarization: Elliptical
Effective Radiated Power: 345 kW
Antenna Maximum Power Gain: 19.2 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 476.9m
Radiation Center above average terrain: 460m
Overall antenna height above ground: 470.0m
Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 1001612
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
00.490-6.2 82.835 900.340-9.4 39.882 1800.240-12.4 19.872 2700.820-1.7 231.978
100.410-7.7 57.995 1000.410-7.7 57.995 1900.270-11.4 25.151 2800.910-0.8 285.695
200.360-8.9 44.712 1100.470-6.6 76.211 2000.310-10.2 33.155 2900.980-0.2 331.338
300.330-9.6 37.571 1200.490-6.2 82.835 2100.330-9.6 37.571 3001.0000.0 345.000
400.310-10.2 33.155 1300.470-6.6 76.211 2200.360-8.9 44.712 3100.980-0.2 331.338
500.270-11.4 25.151 1400.410-7.7 57.995 2300.410-7.7 57.995 3200.910-0.8 285.695
600.240-12.4 19.872 1500.340-9.4 39.882 2400.490-6.2 82.835 3300.820-1.7 231.978
700.230-12.8 18.251 1600.260-11.7 23.322 2500.590-4.6 120.095 3400.700-3.1 169.050
800.260-11.7 23.322 1700.230-12.8 18.251 2600.700-3.1 169.050 3500.590-4.6 120.095
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2. MOD 0000027389 Application Superceded 08/04/2017
3. BLCDT-20030619ABF GRANTED 08/21/2003
Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Domestic Status: License
Channel: 31
Analog Channel: 4
NAD27 Coordinates: 26 8' 56.00" 97 49' 17.96"
NAD83 Coordinates: 26 8' 57.26" 97 49' 18.93"
Elevation: 17 m AMSL
Effective ERP: 1000 kW
Directional Antenna
Antenna Type: AND ATW25H4-HSCX-31H
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Visual Power Output: 16.8 kW
Maximum HAAT: 372 m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 383m
Radiation Center above average terrain: 368m
Overall antenna height above ground: 408m
Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 44581
Antenna Rotation: 0
Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP
00.4853.952 900.3351.885 1800.2380.952 2700.81811.241
100.4082.797 1000.4132.866 1900.2721.243 2800.91414.035
200.3602.177 1100.4693.695 2000.3051.563 2900.97816.069
300.3311.841 1200.4904.034 2100.3311.841 3001.00016.800
400.3051.563 1300.4693.695 2200.3602.177 3100.97816.069
500.2721.243 1400.4132.866 2300.4082.797 3200.91414.035
600.2380.952 1500.3351.885 2400.4853.952 3300.81811.241
700.2260.858 1600.2621.153 2500.5885.808 3400.7048.326
800.2621.153 1700.2260.858 2600.7048.326 3500.5885.808
Border Zone: Located near Mexico
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4. BDSTA-20030312BHJ GRANTED 03/28/2003
5. BMPCDT-20020927AAS GRANTED 05/15/2003
6. BPCDT-19991101ACC GRANTED 03/10/2000
7. BLCT-19870803KZ GRANTED 02/02/1988
DIGITAL TV CHANNEL ELECTION
In the First Channel Election - Licensee/Permittee makes the following channel election from its currently assigned NTSC/DTV channels:  31 
CALL SIGN HISTORY
KGBT -
KGBT-TV - 08/17/1978
Where this callsign has been:
on 1530 in HARLINGEN TX - now KGBT
01/20/1997 on 98.5 in MCALLEN TX - now KGBT-FM
APPLICATION HISTORY
  BRCT-259 Renewal Granted 08/17/1978
  BRCT-19800401KP Renewal Granted 07/18/1980
Public Notice Details BMLCT-19820208KH Modify Licence Granted 02/25/1982
  BTCCT-19821203KN Transfer Control Granted 04/19/1983
  BRCT-19830401KR Renewal Granted 07/29/1983
  BALCT-19851217KG Assign Licence Granted 02/07/1986
  BALCT-19860218KH Assign Licence Granted 02/26/1986
  BPCT-19861104KK Minor Modification Granted 01/16/1987
Public Notice Details BPCT-19861105KK Minor Modification Granted 12/04/1986
  BLCT-19870803KZ Licence to Cover Granted 02/02/1988
  BRCT-19880401LA Renewal Granted 07/21/1988
  BRCT-19930331KH Renewal Granted 08/20/1993
From: DRAPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
To: DRAPER HOLDINGS BUSINESS TRUST
  BTCCT-19970110IA Transfer Control Granted 02/10/1997
  BRCT-19980401KV Renewal Granted 07/24/1998
From: KGBT-TV, L.P.
To: COSMOS BROADCASTING CORPORATION
  BALCT-19980821IA Assign Licence Granted 10/23/1998
  BPCDT-19991101ACC Minor Modification Granted 03/10/2000
  BEPCDT-20020301ADH CP Extension Denied 06/03/2002
  BEPCDT-20021002ACE CP Extension Dismissed 03/04/2003
  BMPCDT-20020927AAS Minor Modify CP Granted 05/15/2003
  BDSTA-20030312BHJ Special Temporary Authority Granted 03/28/2003
  BLCDT-20030619ABF Licence to Cover Granted 08/21/2003
  BAFCDT-20031201AYD Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2003
  BCERCT-20041104AWY Pre-Election Certif. Tendered for Filing 11/05/2004
  BAFCDT-20041124ACX Ancillary Fee Received 11/26/2004
  BFRECT-20050209ATB First Round Election Approved 06/23/2005
  BAFCDT-20051201AKB Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2005
  BRCT-20060327AEX Renewal Granted 07/14/2006
From: LIBCO, INC.
To: BARRINGTON HARLINGEN LICENSE LLC
  BALCT-20060407ACG Assign Licence Granted 07/18/2006
  Consummation Notice Accepted 08/18/2006
  BOS-20061010AKJ Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 10/11/2006
  BAFCDT-20061122AGR Ancillary Fee Received 11/24/2006
  BAFCDT-20061130ANH Ancillary Fee Received 12/01/2006
  BOA-20070601BKS Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 06/06/2007
  BAFCDT-20071113AHK Ancillary Fee Received 11/14/2007
  BDTRCT-20080219BLI DTV Transition Report Accepted for Filing 02/21/2008
  BDERCT-20080710AKU DTV Education Report Received 07/10/2008
  BDERCT-20081009ALB DTV Education Report Received 10/10/2008
  BAFCDT-20081125ATI Ancillary Fee Received 11/26/2008
  BDERCT-20090107AHS DTV Education Report Received 01/08/2009
  BNAT Accepted for Filing 03/17/2009
  BDERCT-20090409AOO DTV Education Report Received 04/10/2009
  BDERCDT-20090708AFJ DTV Education Report Received 07/09/2009
  BAFCDT-20091124AAB Ancillary Fee Received 11/25/2009
  BOA-20100706DWK Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/08/2010
  BOA-20100706CUY Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/08/2010
  BOA-20100706CAS Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/08/2010
  BOA-20100708ARZ Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/09/2010
  BOA-20100708AXV Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/09/2010
  BOA-20100708ENK Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/09/2010
  BOA-20100706CAW Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 07/14/2010
  Mailing Address Change Accepted for Filing 08/11/2010
  BAFCDT-20101122AHI Ancillary Fee Received 11/23/2010
  CPR-119494 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/08/2011
  CPR-121889 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/07/2011
From: KATONAH PITTMAN VENTURES LLC
To: PILOT GROUP GP LLC
  BTCCDT-20110711ADQ Transfer Control Granted 09/08/2011
  Consummation Notice Accepted 09/30/2011
  CPR-124318 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 10/07/2011
  BAFCDT-20111024ABU Ancillary Fee Received 10/25/2011
  Mailing Address Change Accepted for Filing 11/01/2011
  BOA-20111118CHN Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 11/21/2011
  BOA-20111118APK Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 11/21/2011
  BOA-20111128AOP Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 11/28/2011
  BOA-20111128APF Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 11/29/2011
  BOA-20111129FXL Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/02/2011
  BOA-20111129FZB Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/14/2011
  CPR-125993 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 01/05/2012
  CPR-128575 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/05/2012
  CPR-131216 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/05/2012
  CPR-134464 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 10/08/2012
  BAFCDT-20121129ARL Ancillary Fee Received 11/30/2012
  CPR-136157 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 01/08/2013
  CPR-139929 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/04/2013
  CPR-143639 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/09/2013
  CPR-146366 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 10/18/2013
From: BARRINGTON HARLINGEN LICENSE LLC
To: KGBT LICENSEE, LLC
  BALCDT-20130315ACU Assign Licence Granted 11/18/2013
  BAFCDT-20131122AIE Ancillary Fee Received 11/25/2013
  Consummation Notice Accepted 11/27/2013
  BOA-20131216EJU Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/17/2013
  BOA-20131218ABO Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/18/2013
  BOA-20131217EPO Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/18/2013
  BOA-20131220BPN Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/23/2013
  BOA-20131220BOU Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/23/2013
  BOA-20131219INX Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/23/2013
  CPR-150343 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 01/10/2014
  BOS-20140206AGK Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 02/07/2014
  BOS-20140206AHJ Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 02/07/2014
  BOS-20140206AII Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 02/07/2014
  BOS-20140206AJH Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 02/07/2014
Transaction Log data BRCDT-20140327BIZ Renewal Granted 09/14/2016
  CPR-153582 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/09/2014
  CPR-156796 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/08/2014
  CPR-161244 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 10/10/2014
Transaction Log data BAFCDT-20141124AFG Ancillary Fee Received 11/25/2014
  CPR-164260 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 01/09/2015
  Mailing Address Change Accepted for Filing 02/04/2015
  CPR-167505 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/08/2015
  0000003810 Incentive Auction Cert Received 07/09/2015
  CPR-171929 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/10/2015
  CPR-174294 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 10/07/2015
  0000005719 Schedule 317 Received 11/12/2015
  BOA-20151202CJM Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/03/2015
  BOA-20151202CIW Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/03/2015
  BOA-20151202CHT Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/03/2015
  BOA-20151202CHM Ownership Report Accepted for Filing 12/14/2015
  CPR-177571 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 01/07/2016
  0000009263 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/07/2016
  0000012451 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/07/2016
  0000013537 Notification Received 08/11/2016
  0000015304 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 10/07/2016
  0000016981 Schedule 317 Received 11/09/2016
  Mailing Address Change Accepted for Filing 12/22/2016
  0000020541 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 01/09/2017
  0000023732 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 04/07/2017
  0000026568 Children's TV Prgr Report Received 07/07/2017
  0000028834 399 SUB 07/13/2017
  0000027389 Minor Modification Granted 08/07/2017
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