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WLVT-TV
ALLENTOWN PA US
PBS
DIGITAL TV STATION
Channel 39 (Virtual 39)
LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.
839 SESAME STREET
BETHLEHEM PA 18015
6108674677
Facility ID: 36989
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1. MOD 0000037705 GRANTED 07/06/2018
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Record Type: Full Service Television
Application Purpose: Modification (New Channel Sharing Agreement)
Channel: 9
Construction Permit Expires: 07/23/2018
Channel Sharing:
Callsign Virtual Community Network Host
WBPH-TV (60) BETHLEHEM PA IndependentY
WFMZ-TV (69) ALLENTOWN PA Independent
WLVT-TV (39) ALLENTOWN PA PBS
WPPT (35) PHILADELPHIA PA ETV
SITE # 1
TV Zone: 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 40 33' 52.0" N / 75 26' 24.0" W
NAD27 Coordinates: ' " / 0 0' "
Elevation: 284.5 m AMSL
Antenna Type: PSI PSIVSMT6BPHEC-9
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Effective Radiated Power: 80.6 kW
Antenna Maximum Power Gain: 9.46 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 482.1m
Radiation Center above average terrain: 332.5m
Overall antenna height above ground: 203.6m
Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 1003864
Antenna Rotation: 30
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
01.0000.0 80.600 901.0000.0 80.600 1800.791-2.0 50.430 2700.682-3.3 37.489
101.0000.0 80.600 1001.0000.0 80.600 1900.745-2.6 44.735 2800.701-3.1 39.607
201.0000.0 80.600 1101.0000.0 80.600 2000.701-3.1 39.607 2900.745-2.6 44.735
301.0000.0 80.600 1201.0000.0 80.600 2100.682-3.3 37.489 3000.793-2.0 50.685
401.0000.0 80.600 1300.997-0.0 80.117 2200.680-3.3 37.269 3100.855-1.4 58.921
501.0000.0 80.600 1400.981-0.2 77.566 2300.693-3.2 38.708 3200.910-0.8 66.745
601.0000.0 80.600 1500.952-0.4 73.048 2400.700-3.1 39.494 3300.952-0.4 73.048
701.0000.0 80.600 1600.910-0.8 66.745 2500.693-3.2 38.708 3400.981-0.2 77.566
801.0000.0 80.600 1700.855-1.4 58.921 2600.680-3.3 37.269 3500.997-0.0 80.117
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2. STA 0000048546 GRANTED 03/16/2018
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Record Type: Full Service Television
Application Purpose: Special Temporary Authority (Engineering)
Channel: 39
Construction Permit Expires: 09/17/2018
SITE # 1
TV Zone: 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 40 33' 52.0" N / 75 26' 24.0" W
NAD27 Coordinates: ' " / 0 0' "
Elevation: 284.5 m AMSL
Antenna Type: PSI PSILP16OM-39
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Effective Radiated Power: 2.1 kW
Antenna Maximum Power Gain: 12.3 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 446.5m
Radiation Center above average terrain: 295m
Overall antenna height above ground: 203.6m
Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 87993
Antenna Rotation: 160
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
00.991-0.1 2.062 900.893-1.0 1.675 1800.999-0.0 2.096 2700.974-0.2 1.992
100.986-0.1 2.042 1000.856-1.4 1.539 1900.981-0.2 2.021 2800.990-0.1 2.058
200.963-0.3 1.947 1100.827-1.6 1.436 2000.939-0.5 1.852 2901.0000.0 2.100
300.963-0.3 1.947 1200.804-1.9 1.357 2100.886-1.1 1.648 3001.0000.0 2.100
400.957-0.4 1.923 1300.804-1.9 1.357 2200.857-1.3 1.542 3100.994-0.1 2.075
500.962-0.3 1.943 1400.835-1.6 1.464 2300.859-1.3 1.550 3200.993-0.1 2.071
600.972-0.2 1.984 1500.886-1.1 1.648 2400.885-1.1 1.645 3300.976-0.2 2.000
700.961-0.3 1.939 1600.943-0.5 1.867 2500.921-0.7 1.781 3400.978-0.2 2.009
800.935-0.6 1.836 1700.985-0.1 2.037 2600.952-0.4 1.903 3500.987-0.1 2.046
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3. MOD 0000037705 Application Superceded 06/15/2018
4. MOD 0000037705 Application Superceded 03/13/2018
5. NTF 0000004355 Received 08/03/2015
6. NTF 0000004317 Received 07/28/2015
7. BDSTA-20111230AAG DISMISSED 07/09/2012
8. BLEDT-20090605ABD GRANTED 05/19/2010
Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Domestic Status: License
Channel: 39
Analog Channel: 39
NAD27 Coordinates: 40 33' 51.98" 75 26' 24.01"
NAD83 Coordinates: 40 33' 52.33" 75 26' 22.67"
Elevation: 284.5 m AMSL
Effective ERP: 52 kW
Directional Antenna
Antenna Type: PSI PSILP16OM-39
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Visual Power Output: 5 kW
Maximum HAAT: 350 m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 446.5m
Radiation Center above average terrain: 295m
Overall antenna height above ground: 203.6m
Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 87993
Antenna Rotation: 160
Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP
00.9914.910 900.8933.987 1800.9994.990 2700.9744.743
100.9864.861 1000.8563.664 1900.9814.812 2800.9904.901
200.9634.637 1100.8273.420 2000.9394.409 2901.0005.000
300.9634.637 1200.8043.232 2100.8863.925 3001.0005.000
400.9574.579 1300.8043.232 2200.8573.672 3100.9944.940
500.9624.627 1400.8353.486 2300.8593.689 3200.9934.930
600.9724.724 1500.8863.925 2400.8853.916 3300.9764.763
700.9614.618 1600.9434.446 2500.9214.241 3400.9784.782
800.9354.371 1700.9854.851 2600.9524.532 3500.9874.871
Border Zone: Located near Canada
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9. BLEDT-20090210AAC DISMISSED 01/22/2010
10. BMPEDT-20080618AAL GRANTED 09/02/2008
11. BMPEDT-20080618AAL Application Superceded 06/26/2008
12. BPEDT-20080201AQV GRANTED 02/21/2008
13. BMLET-20041014AEU GRANTED 04/08/2005
14. BLEDT-20030131AEW GRANTED 04/10/2003
15. BPEDT-19990902AAE GRANTED 04/28/2000
16. BLET-429 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:  39 
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
KX36672025.0000~2110.0000VIC: LEIGH VALLEY-ALLENTOWN; BETHLEHEM, PA
WAF2712061.5000~2073.5000MOUNTAIN DRIVE WEST WLVT-TV STUDIO
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WLVT -
WLVT-TV - 01/23/1979
PERIODS OF SILENCE
01/31/2009 ~
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  BPET-591 Minor Modification Granted 01/31/1978
  BRET-99 Renewal Granted 01/23/1979
  BRCET-19800204KI Chg Remote Control Point Granted 07/18/1980
Public Notice Details BMLET-19800923KE Modify Licence Granted 11/18/1980
  BLET-429 Licence to Cover Granted 02/13/1981
  BRET-19810318KG Renewal Granted 07/07/1981
  BRET-19840320KK Renewal Granted 07/23/1984
  BRET-19890328KG Renewal Granted 07/20/1989
  BRET-19940331KJ Renewal Granted 07/29/1994
  BRET-19990325KE Renewal Granted 07/30/1999
  BPEDT-19990902AAE Minor Modification Granted 04/28/2000
BOA-20001213 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/23/2001
BOA-20010319 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/04/2001
  BLEDT-20030131AEW Licence to Cover Granted 04/10/2003
BOA-20030328 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/31/2003
  BAFEDT-20031201ATG Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2003
  BMLET-20041014AEU Modify Licence Granted 04/08/2005
  BCERET-20041103ACI Pre-Election Certif. Tendered for Filing 11/04/2004
  BAFEDT-20041129ACI Ancillary Fee Received 11/30/2004
BOA-20050401 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/04/2005
  BFREET-20050114ACF First Round Election Approved 06/23/2005
  BAFEDT-20051122ABY Ancillary Fee Received 11/23/2005
  BAFEDT-20061024AAX Ancillary Fee Received 10/25/2006
BOA-20070322 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/23/2007
  BRET-20070329ACM Renewal Granted 07/30/2007
  BAFEDT-20071018AIY Ancillary Fee Received 10/19/2007
  BPEDT-20080201AQV Minor Modification Granted 02/21/2008
  BDTRET-20080201AUC DTV Transition Report Accepted for Filing 02/04/2008
  BDERET-20080701ACJ DTV Education Report Received 07/02/2008
  BDTRET-20080711AAN DTV Transition Report Accepted for Filing 07/14/2008
  BMPEDT-20080618AAL Minor Modify CP Granted 09/02/2008
  BDERET-20081006ACV DTV Education Report Received 10/07/2008
  BDTUET-20081017ADO DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 10/20/2008
  BLDSTA-20081107AAC Special Temporary Authority Granted 01/08/2009
  BAFEDT-20081120AGA Ancillary Fee Received 11/21/2008
  BDERET-20090106ACF DTV Education Report Received 01/07/2009
  BDTUET-20090116AAG DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 01/21/2009
  BLEDT-20090210AAC Licence to Cover Dismissed 01/22/2010
  Silent Notification Dismissed 03/08/2010
  BDTUET-20090217ADI DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 02/18/2009
BOA-20090326 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/27/2009
  BDERET-20090408AAO DTV Education Report Received 04/09/2009
  BLEDT-20090605ABD Licence to Cover Granted 05/19/2010
  BAFEDT-20091022AAT Ancillary Fee Received 10/23/2009
  BAFEDT-20101018ABR Ancillary Fee Received 10/19/2010
BOA-20110301 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/02/2011
  Mailing Address Change Accepted for Filing 08/26/2011
  BAFEDT-20111014AAQ Ancillary Fee Received 10/17/2011
  BDSTA-20111230AAG Special Temporary Authority Dismissed 07/09/2012
  BAFEDT-20121015AAJ Ancillary Fee Received 10/16/2012
BOA-20130308 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/11/2013
  BAFEDT-20131202BIG Ancillary Fee Received 12/03/2013
Transaction Log data BAFEDT-20141007AAF Ancillary Fee Received 10/08/2014
BOA-20150306 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/09/2015
Transaction Log data BREDT-20150331ABL Renewal Granted 08/26/2015
  0000001728 Incentive Auction Cert Received 06/11/2015
  0000004317 STA-Reduce Power Received 07/28/2015
  0000004355 Resumption of Oper Received 08/03/2015
  0000006101 Schedule 317 Received 11/18/2015
  0000016745 Schedule 317 Received 11/07/2016
  0000021283 STA-Reduce Power Received 01/13/2017
  0000024408 Resumption of Oper Received 04/20/2017
  0000033927 Schedule 317 Received 10/19/2017
  0000033991 Special Temporary Authority Granted 11/03/2017
  0000042670 STA-Reduce Power Received 02/20/2018
  0000048437 Extension Request Dismissed 03/12/2018
  0000048511 Special Temporary Authority Granted 03/15/2018
Transaction Log data 0000048546 Special Temporary Authority Granted 03/16/2018
Transaction Log data 0000037705 New Chan Share Agrmt Granted 07/06/2018
Transaction Log data 0000058325 Extend CP Pending 07/16/2018
Transaction Log data 0000058490 Suspension Received 07/20/2018
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