WLS-TV CHICAGO, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
07-1 22.1720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWLS-HDABC "ABC7 Chicago" 
07-222.2480i (w)DD5.1 LOCLishLocalish  
60-122.3720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWXFT-DTUniMás "TeleFutura 60" 
60-222.4480i (w)DD2.0 ESCAPECourt TV Mystery  
60-322.5480i (w)DD2.0 QuestQuest  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 73226 
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DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 22 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000083065 (25076f916d5e3495016d5f7342f00eda) - App - (Exp. 04/15/2020)
→ Extension Pending: 0000121914 (25076f917493d26501749dc0fb950e9e) - App - (Filed 09/21/2020)
1558' 908 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
66.5 mile contour / 13873.3 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 10,040,547
1555' AGL; 2149' AMSL; (1032960)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] RF Systems PHP-24C
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44", W 87° 38' 8" (41.878889, -87.635556) Willis Tower (IL)
DTX-CP:
Granted
Channel 22 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000072134 (25076ff368a5edeb0168ba1d1ba40784) - App - (Exp. 04/24/2022)
1631' 845 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: Unknown)Directional Pattern
65 mile contour / 13275 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,945,973
1627' AGL; 2221' AMSL; (1032959)
0.75° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] RF Systems PEPL24C
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44.1", W 87° 38' 10.2" (41.878917, -87.636167) Willis Tower (IL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 22 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000086908 (25076ff36dcf538d016ddb0a93f71862) - App - (Exp. 10/13/2020)
1699' 1000 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 450.2 kW)Directional Pattern
69 mile contour / 14945.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 10,280,888
1699' AGL; 2293' AMSL; (1032960)
1.2° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-15ETT/VP-R S140
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44", W 87° 38' 8" (41.878889, -87.635556) Willis Tower (IL)
DTX-LIC:
Granted
Channel 22 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000080868 (25076ff3691775020169264926bc056f) - App
0000093005 (25076f916ece0e2f016ed7ac358227af) - App
1434' 1000 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(31.59 kW + 15 dB gain = 1000 kW ERP)
65.2 mile contour / 13363.8 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,961,556
1437' AGL; 2028' AMSL; (1009012)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TUF-C4-12/48U-2-BR
NAD83: N 41° 53' 56.1", W 87° 37' 23.2" (41.898917, -87.623111) John Hancock Tower (IL)
  TSID: 1003 (0x03EB)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (10/27/2019)   
  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
22.107-1WLS-HD10x0030720p1280x72016:90x00312.9 ‑ 12.150x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
22.207-2LOCLish20x0040480i640x48016:90x00410.6 ‑ 4.10x0041DD5.10x0044256kbps
22.360-1WXFT-DT30x0130720p1280x72016:90x01312 ‑ 11.950x0131DD5.10x0134256kbps
22.460-2ESCAPE40x0140480i640x48016:90x01410.6 ‑ 2.90x0141DD2.00x0144160kbps
22.560-3Quest50x0150480i640x48016:90x01510.5 ‑ 50x0151DD2.00x0154160kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorABC
LicenseeWLS TELEVISION, INC.
Repack: 
Form 387 0000117114
Form 399 0000028376
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 7. Digital channel 52.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 7. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 7.
Petitioned For Channel 44 (1690' 473.33 kW ND), which was approved: 09-146
Last Analog: 
Channel 7  :  1690' 55 kW ND
Call Sign History:
  WLS    
04/23/1979  WLS-TV    
09/28/2011  DWLS-TV    
09/28/2011  WLS-TV    
  WLS-TV    
  WLS-TV    
  WLS-TV    
Station has no translators.

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