WDBB BESSEMER, AL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
17-1 18.3720pDD5.1 WDBB CWCW "CW 21" 
17-2 18.4720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconABC3340ABC "ABC 33/40" (WBMA-LD 58-1) 
17-318.5480i (w)DD2.0 WXWeather"James Spann 24/7 Weather" (WBMA-LD 58-2) 

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 71325 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 18 Longley-Rice coverage map available. BESSEMER, AL
BLCDT-20060421ABG (c370331af679405097c4cf6212b6c0ea) - App
2215' 350 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(14.1 kW + 13.95 dB gain = 350 kW ERP)
69.3 mile contour / 15068 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 1,700,723
1966' AGL; 2641' AMSL; (1035175)
0.4° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-26ETT-R CT160 DC
NAD83: N 33° 28' 51", W 87° 24' 3" (33.480833, -87.400833) Spencer Hill (AL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 14 Longley-Rice coverage map available. BESSEMER, AL
0000055196 (25076ff363ccd5de0163d135d36c01e5) - App - (Exp. 09/06/2019)
2090' 675 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: Unknown)Directional Pattern
72.6 mile contour / 16562.6 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 1,782,266
1886' AGL; 2526' AMSL; (1033524)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-24ETT/VP-R CT160
NAD83: N 33° 28' 48", W 87° 25' 50" (33.48, -87.430556) Spencer Hill (AL)
  TSID: 47 (0x002F)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (11/14/2017)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Variable

Digital
Channel
Display
Channel
Call SignSrc
ID
PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
Ratio
Video
PID
Video
(Mbps)
PCR
PID
Audio
Type
Audio
PID
Audio
Bitrate
18.317-1WDBB CW10x0030720p1280x72016:90x00314 ‑ 8.40x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
18.417-2ABC334020x0040720p1280x72016:90x00415.95 ‑ 9.950x0041DD5.10x0044192kbps
18.517-3WX30x0050480i704x48016:90x00512 ‑ 50x0051DD2.00x0054192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorSinclair  by Y
LicenseeWDBB-TV, INC. (Cunningham Broadcasting)
Repack: 
Form 387 0000084736
Form 399 0000028866
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 17. Digital channel 18.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 18. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 18.
Last Analog: 
Channel 17  :  2215' 2240 kW DA
Call Sign History:
03/29/1984  WDBB    
04/09/1984  WDBB-TV    
08/07/1984  WDBB    
  WDBB    
  WDBB    
Station has no translators.

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