WQAD-TV MOLINE, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
08-1 31.3720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWQAD-HDABC "News 8 WQAD" 
08-231.4480i (w)DD2.0 WQADATVAntenna TV  
08-331.5720pDD5.1 MyTv8.3MyN "My TV 8-3" 
08-431.6480i (w)DD2.0 CrimeTrue Crime Network  
08-531.7480i (w)DD2.0 TwistTwist  
08-631.8480i (w)DD2.0 QuestQuest  (Soon) 

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 73319 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 31 Longley-Rice coverage map available. MOLINE, IL
0000034243 (25076ff35f490dae015f54e09d4c5dad) - App
0000120809 (25076ff37411911f017412a178860099) - App
1076' 1000 kW ND (E) (Vertical ERP: 250 kW)
(52.8 kW + 12.77 dB gain = 1000 kW ERP)
62.6 mile contour / 12300.2 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 1,089,820
1066' AGL; 1818' AMSL; (1225582)
0.75° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
Dielectric TFU-31JTH/VP-R 06
NAD83: N 41° 18' 44.5", W 90° 22' 46.2" (41.312361, -90.3795) Orion (IL)
DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 38 MOLINE, IL (WQAD-DT)
BDSTA-20011128ADI (e925932df3064b80a606c1b6063ebeb7) - App - (Exp. 06/20/2002)
DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 38 MOLINE, IL (WQAD-DT)
BEDSTA-20020606ABB (e806ae65ed1f4b52a945c1b6063ebeb7) - App - (Exp. 01/17/2003)
DTX-LIC:
Granted
Channel 31 Longley-Rice coverage map available. MOLINE, IL
0000178050 (25076ff3767950e3017686441d1101ef) - App
0000180438 (25076f917e3a992f017e504cdb5a53ea) - App
945' 955 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(53.3 kW + 12.53 dB gain = 955 kW ERP)
55.8 mile contour / 9791.6 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 785,324
932' AGL; 1683' AMSL; (1225582)
0.55° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-16WB-R C160
NAD83: N 41° 18' 44.5", W 90° 22' 46.2" (41.312361, -90.3795) Orion (IL)
  TSID: 1039 (0x040F)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (03/17/2022)   
  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
31.308-1WQAD-HD10x0030720p1280x72016:90x00315 ‑ 6.40x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
31.408-2WQADATV20x0040480i704x48016:90x00411.35 ‑ 2.250x0041DD2.00x0044192kbps
31.508-3MyTv8.330x0050720p1280x72016:90x00515.25 ‑ 7.50x0051DD5.10x0054384kbps
31.608-4Crime40x0060480i704x48016:90x00611.4 ‑ 1.450x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps
31.708-5Twist50x0070480i704x48016:90x00711.55 ‑ 1.650x0071DD2.00x0074192kbps
31.808-6Quest60x0080480i704x48016:90x00810Mbps0x0081DD2.00x0084192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorTegna
LicenseeTEGNA BROADCAST HOLDINGS, LLC
Repack: 
Form 387 0000120816
Form 399 0000028252
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 8. Digital channel 38.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 38. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 38.
Last Analog: 
Channel 8  :  1010' 309 kW ND
Call Sign History:
  WQAD    
11/15/1978  WQAD-TV    
  WQAD-TV    
  WQAD-TV    
  WQAD-TV    
  WQAD-TV    
  WQAD-TV    
Station has no translators.

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