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WMAQ-TV
CHICAGO IL US
NBC
DIGITAL TV STATION
Channel 33 (Virtual 5)
NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
300 NEW JERSEY AVE, N.W. SUITE 700
WASHINGTON DC 20001
2025246401
Facility ID: 47905
Licensed
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Fac Correspondence

 
1. MOD 0000053194 Granted 04/26/2018
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Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Application Purpose: Modification (New Channel Sharing Agreement)
Channel: 29
Construction Permit Expires: 12/01/2021
Channel Sharing:
Callsign Virtual Community Network Host
WMAQ-TV (5) CHICAGO IL NBCY
WSNS-TV (44) CHICAGO IL Telemundo
SITE # 1
TV Zone: : 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 41 52' 44.1" N / 87 38' 10.2" W
Elevation: 181.4 m AMSL
Antenna Type: DIE TFU-12GBH-R 06
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Effective Radiated Power: 350kW
Maximum Antenna Power Gain: 12.65 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 688.4
Radiation center above average terrain 508
Overall antenna height above ground: 527.3

Antenna System ID: 31269
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
00.776-2.2 210.762 900.663-3.6 153.849 1800.694-3.2 168.573 2700.693-3.2 168.087
100.849-1.4 252.280 1000.640-3.9 143.360 1900.681-3.3 162.316 2800.771-2.3 208.054
200.860-1.3 258.860 1100.622-4.1 135.409 2000.773-2.2 209.135 2900.862-1.3 260.065
300.781-2.1 213.486 1200.613-4.3 131.519 2100.899-0.9 282.870 3000.944-0.5 311.898
400.668-3.5 156.178 1300.625-4.1 136.719 2200.965-0.3 325.929 3100.995-0.0 346.509
500.607-4.3 128.957 1400.673-3.4 158.525 2300.931-0.6 303.366 3200.987-0.1 340.959
600.625-4.1 136.719 1500.743-2.6 193.217 2400.821-1.7 235.914 3300.912-0.8 291.110
700.665-3.5 154.779 1600.787-2.1 216.779 2500.709-3.0 175.938 3400.805-1.9 226.809
800.679-3.4 161.364 1700.762-2.4 203.225 2600.662-3.6 153.385 3500.742-2.6 192.697
Additional Azimuths:
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
160.867-1.2 263.091 1860.673-3.4 158.525 3141.0000.0 350.000 3520.741-2.6 192.178
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2. MOD 0000034535 Granted 01/09/2018
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Record Type: Digital TV (DTV) Station
Application Purpose: Modification (Minor)
Channel: 33
Construction Permit Expires: 10/18/2019
SITE # 1
TV Zone: : 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 41 52' 44.1" N / 87 38' 10.2" W
Elevation: 181.4 m AMSL
Antenna Type: Dielectric TFU-12GBH/VP-R O6 (SP)
Antenna Polarization: Elliptical
Effective Radiated Power: 398.0kW
Maximum Antenna Power Gain: 12.65 dB
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 688.4
Radiation center above average terrain 509
Overall antenna height above ground: 527.3

Antenna System ID: 1002371
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
00.733-2.7 213.841 900.860-1.3 294.361 1800.996-0.0 394.822 2700.688-3.2 188.391
100.787-2.1 246.509 1000.716-2.9 204.037 1900.954-0.4 362.226 2800.909-0.8 328.860
200.833-1.6 276.168 1100.783-2.1 244.009 2000.916-0.8 333.944 2900.990-0.1 390.080
300.837-1.5 278.826 1200.973-0.2 376.798 2100.912-0.8 331.034 3000.826-1.7 271.546
400.798-2.0 253.448 1300.945-0.5 355.424 2200.944-0.5 354.672 3100.703-3.1 196.695
500.741-2.6 218.534 1400.726-2.8 209.776 2300.990-0.1 390.080 3200.832-1.6 275.505
600.731-2.7 212.676 1500.657-3.6 171.796 2400.989-0.1 389.292 3300.908-0.8 328.137
700.813-1.8 263.066 1600.836-1.6 278.161 2500.873-1.2 303.327 3400.836-1.6 278.161
800.902-0.9 323.814 1700.976-0.2 379.125 2600.682-3.3 185.119 3500.741-2.6 218.534
Additional Azimuths:
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
1771.0000.0 398.000 2060.909-0.8 328.860 2351.0000.0 398.000 2650.642-3.8 164.041
3090.702-3.1 196.136
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3. MOD 0000027946 Granted 07/25/2017
4. BXLCDT-20130826AET AUX Granted 04/09/2014
5. BXPCDT-20120615ADF AUX Granted 07/30/2012
6. BLCDT-20010531ACY Granted 11/13/2001
Domestic Status:License
Channel: 29
Analog Channel: 5
NAD27 Coordinates: 41 52' 44.01" 87 38' 9.99"
NAD83 Coordinates: 41 52' 44.12" 87 38' 10.20"
Elevation: 181 m AMSL
Effective ERP: 350kW
Directional Antenna
Antenna Type: DIE TFU-12GBH-R 06
Antenna Polarization: Horizontal
Visual Power Output: 21.1kW
Maximum HAAT: 508 m
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 688m
Radiation center above average terrain 508m
Overall antenna height above ground: 527m
Directional Antenna
Antenna System ID: 31269
Antenna Rotation: 0
Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP Rad Field ERP
00.77612.706 900.6639.275 1800.69410.163 2700.69310.133
100.84915.209 1000.6408.643 1900.6819.785 2800.77112.543
200.86015.606 1100.6228.163 2000.77312.608 2900.86215.678
300.78112.870 1200.6137.929 2100.89917.053 3000.94418.803
400.6689.415 1300.6258.242 2200.96519.649 3100.99520.890
500.6077.774 1400.6739.557 2300.93118.289 3200.98720.555
600.6258.242 1500.74311.648 2400.82114.222 3300.91217.550
700.6659.331 1600.78713.069 2500.70910.607 3400.80513.673
800.6799.728 1700.76212.252 2600.6629.247 3500.74211.617
Border Zone: Located near Canada.
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7. BPCDT-20000207AAR Granted 05/02/2001
8. BLCT-19930715KG Granted 07/27/1994
DIGITAL TV CHANNEL ELECTION
In the First Channel Election - Licensee/Permittee makes the following channel election from its currently assigned NTSC/DTV channels:  29 
BROADCAST AUXILIARY/REMOTE PICK-UP/STL
WQUQ836161.6400NBC Tower, 454 N. Columbus Drive
WQUQ836161.6400East Tower 875 N. Michigan Ave.
WQUQ836161.6400Chase Building, 10 S. Dearborn St.
WQUQ836161.6400
WQUQ836161.6700
WQUQ836161.6700East Tower 875 N. Michigan Ave.
WQUQ836161.6700NBC Tower, 454 N. Columbus Drive
WQUQ836161.6700Chase Building, 10 S. Dearborn St.
WQUQ836161.7000Chase Building, 10 S. Dearborn St.
WQUQ836161.7000NBC Tower, 454 N. Columbus Drive
WQUQ836161.7000East Tower 875 N. Michigan Ave.
WQUQ836161.7000
WQUQ836161.7300
WQUQ836161.7300East Tower 875 N. Michigan Ave.
WQUQ836161.7300NBC Tower, 454 N. Columbus Drive
WQUQ836161.7300Chase Building, 10 S. Dearborn St.
WQUQ836161.7600
WQUQ836161.7600East Tower 875 N. Michigan Ave.
WQUQ836161.7600NBC Tower, 454 N. Columbus Drive
WQUQ836161.7600Chase Building, 10 S. Dearborn St.
KE5950450.3125
KDQ471450.4500
KDQ471450.4500
KDQ471450.5500
KDQ471450.5500
KDQ471450.6500
KDQ471450.7500
KDQ471450.8500
KDQ471450.8500
KDQ471450.8500
KE5950455.3125
KDQ471455.4500
KDQ471455.4500
KDQ471455.5500
KDQ471455.6500
KDQ471455.6500
KA352322025.5000~2109.5000CHICAGO, IL
KA352322450.0000~2467.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA352322467.0000~2483.5000CHICAGO, IL
KJ93756875.0000~7125.0000VIC: CHICAGO, IL
KA352346950.0000~6975.0000CHICAGO, IL
KC55676950.0000~6975.0000CHICAGO, IL
WBM6966950.0000~6975.0000424 E. HOWARD ST.
KA352366950.0000~6975.0000CHICAGO, IL
KC55656950.0000~6975.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA298826950.0000~6975.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA352356950.0000~6975.0000CHICAGO, IL
WHB6576975.0000~7000.0000424 E HOWARD ST
WGR966975.0000~7000.0000454 COLUMBUS DR.
WPNF7467000.0000~7025.0000424 EAST HOWARD ST
WQKP9107062.5000424 E. Howard Ave.
WLO3707100.0000~7125.0000424 EAST HOWARD STREET
KA5905812725.0000~12750.0000CHICAGO, IL
WQRN76212737.5000454 North Columbus Drive
KA5905812775.0000~12800.0000CHICAGO, IL
WCX47412825.0000~12850.0000S. WACKER DR. & JACKSON BLVD.
KA5905812825.0000~12850.0000CHICAGO, IL
WAQ35912837.5000454 N COLUMBUS DR
KA209912850.0000~12875.0000VIC: CHICAGO IL
KC497612850.0000~12875.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA5905812850.0000~12875.0000CHICAGO, IL
KO250112850.0000~12875.0000VIC: CHICAGO, IL
WAQ35812862.5000EAST TOWER 875 N MICHIGAN AVE
KA5905812875.0000~12900.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA5905812900.0000~12925.0000CHICAGO, IL
KO250112900.0000~12925.0000VIC: CHICAGO, IL
KA5905812925.0000~12950.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA210013025.0000~13050.0000VIC: CHICAGO IL
KA210213025.0000~13050.0000VIC: CHICAGO IL
WBM69713025.0000~13050.0000EAST TOWER 875 N MICHIGAN AVE
KY564313025.0000~13050.0000VIC: CHICAGO, IL
KU920313025.0000~13050.0000VIC: CHICAGO, IL
KA5905813025.0000~13050.0000CHICAGO, IL
KA5905813200.0000~13225.0000CHICAGO, IL
WFD51513200.0000~13225.0000S. WACKER DR. & JACKSON BLVD.
KA5905813225.0000~13250.0000CHICAGO, IL
WPNF76418110.0000454 N COLUMBUS DR
WMG41119530.0000233 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE
WPNF76119670.0000233 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE
WMU99019670.0000454 N COLUMBUS DR
CALL SIGN HISTORY
WMAQ -
WMAQ-TV - 08/31/1979
Where this call sign has been:
10/01/1922 - .670 kHz in CHICAGO IL RSB - now WSCR
03/29/1922 on 670 in CHICAGO IL - now WSCR
on 670 in CHICAGO IL - now WSCR
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APPLICATION HISTORY
  BRCT-19790731KF Renewal Granted 11/30/1979
  BRCT-19820728J6 Renewal Granted 11/30/1982
  BTCCT-19860212KY Transfer of Control Granted 06/05/1986
  BTCCT-19860529KJ Transfer of Control Granted 06/05/1986
  BALCT-19861216LD Assign License Granted 12/23/1986
  BRCT-19870724KE Renewal Granted 11/16/1987
  BTCCT-19871214LL Transfer of Control Granted 12/24/1987
  BRCT-19920730KS Renewal Granted 05/03/1995
  BPCT-19920910KE Minor Modification Granted 04/28/1993
Public Notice Details BPCT-19920914KE Auxiliary Permit Granted 04/28/1993
  BLCT-19930715KG License to Cover Granted 07/27/1994
  BLCT-19930715KH License to Cover-Aux Granted 07/27/1994
  BRCT-19970731KQ Renewal Granted 12/16/1999
  BPCDT-20000207AAR Minor Modification Granted 05/02/2001
BOA-20010327 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 03/28/2001
BOA-19981231 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/25/2001
  BLCDT-20010531ACY License to Cover Granted 11/13/2001
BOA-20030402 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/03/2003
BOA-20030422 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 04/23/2003
From: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.
To: NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE CO.
  BALCT-20031106AKX Assign License Granted 11/20/2003
  BAFCDT-20031201ANW Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2003
  BCERCT-20041105AXY Pre-Election Certif. Tendered for Filing 11/08/2004
  BAFCDT-20041201BLT Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2004
  BFRECT-20050209AOP First Round Election Approved 06/23/2005
  BAFCDT-20051201BII Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2005
  BAFCDT-20061128ANB Ancillary Fee Received 11/29/2006
BOA-20070530 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 05/31/2007
  BAFCDT-20071129AHI Ancillary Fee Received 11/30/2007
  BDTRCT-20080214ACS DTV Transition Report Accepted for Filing 02/15/2008
  BDERCT-20080710ART DTV Education Report Received 07/11/2008
  BDERCT-20081008ACQ DTV Education Report Received 10/09/2008
  BAFCDT-20081126AIV Ancillary Fee Received 11/28/2008
  BDERCT-20090112ATR DTV Education Report Received 01/13/2009
  Analog Termination Notif Accepted for Filing 03/17/2009
  BDERCT-20090410ALJ DTV Education Report Received 04/13/2009
  BDTUCT-20090416ADB DTV Transition Update Accepted for Filing 04/17/2009
  ATIU Accepted for Filing 06/12/2009
  BDERCDT-20090710AIL DTV Education Report Received 07/13/2009
  BAFCDT-20091201ACW Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2009
BOA-20100713 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 07/14/2010
  BAFCDT-20101201AFP Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2010
From: NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE CO.
To: NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
  BALCDT-20100128ABT Assign License Granted 01/19/2011
  BTCCDT-20100128AAH Transfer of Control Granted 01/19/2011
  CPR-118786 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/06/2011
BOA-20110629 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 06/30/2011
BOA-20110630 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 07/01/2011
  CPR-121867 Children's TV Prgr report Received 07/07/2011
  CPR-124046 Children's TV Prgr report Received 10/06/2011
BOA-20111128 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/29/2011
BOA-20111129 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/30/2011
BOA-20111130 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/02/2011
BOA-20111201 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/02/2011
  BAFCDT-20111130KCR Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2011
  BXPCDT-20120615ADF Auxiliary Permit Granted 07/30/2012
  BAFCDT-20121130BII Ancillary Fee Received 12/03/2012
  BXLCDT-20130826AET License to Cover-Aux Granted 04/09/2014
  BAFCDT-20131127BFO Ancillary Fee Received 11/29/2013
BOA-20131216 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/17/2013
BOA-20131218 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/19/2013
  CPR-149593 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/08/2014
  CPR-126171 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-139915 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-138271 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-133966 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-147000 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-128394 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-142852 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-132406 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/30/2014
  CPR-151843 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/02/2014
  CPR-155090 Children's TV Prgr report Received 07/01/2014
  CPR-160278 Children's TV Prgr report Received 10/08/2014
Transaction log data BAFCDT-20141201AZM Ancillary Fee Received 12/02/2014
  CPR-163143 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/07/2015
  CPR-166591 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/10/2015
  CPR-170496 Children's TV Prgr report Received 07/07/2015
  0000003933 Form 318 Received 07/09/2015
  CPR-174582 Children's TV Prgr report Received 10/12/2015
BOA-20151127 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 11/30/2015
BOA-20151130 Ownership Report(s) Accepted for Filing 12/02/2015
  0000009459 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/18/2016
  0000007672 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/18/2016
  0000012346 Children's TV Prgr report Received 07/11/2016
  0000015095 Children's TV Prgr report Received 10/06/2016
  0000023134 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/05/2017
  0000020588 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/05/2017
  0000026344 Children's TV Prgr report Received 07/06/2017
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/11/2017
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 07/11/2017
Transaction log data 0000027946 Minor Granted 07/25/2017
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/09/2017
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 08/09/2017
  0000031638 Children's TV Prgr report Received 10/05/2017
  0000032747 NTPR Received 10/10/2017
Transaction log data 0000034535 Minor Granted 01/09/2018
  0000036193 Main Studio Change Received 12/11/2017
  0000037814 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/05/2018
  0000039748 NTPR Received 01/10/2018
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 01/31/2018
  0000051196 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/09/2018
  0000051306 NTPR Received 04/09/2018
Transaction log data 0000053194 New Channel Sharing Agreement Granted 04/26/2018
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 05/03/2018
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 05/18/2018
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 06/28/2018
  0000057283 Children's TV Prgr report Received 07/09/2018
Transaction log data 0000057657 NTPR Received 07/10/2018
  0000061394 NTPR Received 10/09/2018
  0000062661 Children's TV Prgr report Received 10/10/2018
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 11/29/2018
Transaction log data BRCDT-20130801AGD Renewal Granted 12/31/2018
Transaction log data BRCT-20050801CEL Renewal Granted 12/31/2018
  0000066643 Children's TV Prgr report Received 01/10/2019
Transaction log data 0000066940 NTPR Received 01/11/2019
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 01/11/2019
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 03/08/2019
  0000069897 Children's TV Prgr report Received 04/08/2019
  0000071387 NTPR Received 04/10/2019
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 05/03/2019
  0000027997 Reimbursement Costs Submitted 05/31/2019
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