WMAQ-TV CHICAGO, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
05-1 29.51080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconNBC5NBC "NBC 5 Chicago" 
05-229.6480i (w)DD2.0 COZICOZI TV  
44-1 29.71080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWSNS-HDTelemundo "Telemundo Chicago" 
44-229.8480iDD2.0 T-XITOSTeleXitos  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 47905 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 29 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
BLCDT-20010531ACY (5b3467ace79b4e26ba3ecf6212b6c0ea) - App
0000053194 (25076f9162406943016245653c2d0d1c) - App
1667' 350 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(21.28 kW + 12.16 dB gain = 350 kW ERP)
63 mile contour / 12471.3 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,875,763
1663' AGL; 2259' AMSL; (1032959)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-12GBH-R 06
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44.1", W 87° 38' 10.2" (41.878917, -87.636167) Sears Tower (IL)
DTX-LIC:
Granted
Channel 29 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
BXLCDT-20130826AET (beaffd017e37451793d5cf6212b6c0ea) - App
1434' 350 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(9.427 kW + 15.7 dB gain = 350 kW ERP)
58.8 mile contour / 10852.2 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,775,564
1435' AGL; 2028' AMSL; (1009012)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TUF-C4-12/48U-2BR
NAD83: N 41° 53' 56.1", W 87° 37' 23.2" (41.898917, -87.623111) John Hancock Tower (IL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 33 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000034535 (25076ff35f58800d015f73266d524b6b) - App - (Exp. 10/18/2019)
1670' 398 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 173.5 kW)Directional Pattern
64.4 mile contour / 13035.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,919,682
1663' AGL; 2259' AMSL; (1032959)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-12GBH/VP-R O6 (SP)
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44.1", W 87° 38' 10.2" (41.878917, -87.636167) Sears Tower (IL)
  TSID: 1001 (0x03E9)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (01/31/2018)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Variable

Digital
Channel
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Channel
Call SignSrc
ID
PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
Ratio
Video
PID
Video
(Mbps)
PCR
PID
Audio
Type
Audio
PID
Audio
Bitrate
29.505-1NBC550x00501080i1920x108016:90x00516.15 ‑ 13.80x0051DD5.10x0054384kbps
29.605-2COZI60x0060480i720x48016:90x00610.65 ‑ 2.150x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps
29.744-1WSNS-HD70x00701080i1920x108016:90x00712 ‑ 6.80x0071DD5.10x0074384kbps
29.844-2T-XITOS80x0080480i720x4804:30x00810.8 ‑ 2.850x0081DD2.00x0084192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorNBC
LicenseeNBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
SisterWSNS-TV
Repack: 
Form 387 0000061394
Form 399 0000027997
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 5. Digital channel 29.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 29. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 29.
Last Analog: 
Channel 0  :  0' 0 kW DA
Call Sign History:
  WMAQ  We Must Ask Questions  
08/31/1979  WMAQ-TV  We Must Ask Questions  
  WMAQ-TV    
  WMAQ-TV    
Station has no translators.

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