WGBO-DT JOLIET, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
66-1 38.11080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWGBO-DTUnivision "Univision Chicago" 
66-238.2480iDD2.0 Get TVLaff  
66-338.3480iDD2.0 GRIT TVGetTV  
66-438.4480i (w)DD2.0 Justice Network  
66-538.5480iDD2.0 Grit  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 12498 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 38 Longley-Rice coverage map available. JOLIET, IL
BLCDT-20100709AJT (e713e5598e6b47619a6ccf6212b6c0ea) - App
1317' 600 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 150 kW)Directional Pattern
(18.5 kW + 15.11 dB gain = 600 kW ERP)
58.2 mile contour / 10623.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,751,840
1316' AGL; 1909' AMSL; (1009013)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] ERI ATW25HS4-ESC2-38H
NAD83: N 41° 53' 56.1", W 87° 37' 23.2" (41.898917, -87.623111) John Hancock Tower (IL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 35 Longley-Rice coverage map available. JOLIET, IL
0000025108 (25076f915b887b12015bab93fcf17669) - App - (Exp. 03/13/2020)
1371' 550 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 137.5 kW)Directional Pattern
58.7 mile contour / 10811.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,774,253
1367' AGL; 1960' AMSL; (1009013)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] ERI ATW20HS4-ESC2-35H
NAD83: N 41° 53' 56.1", W 87° 37' 23.2" (41.898917, -87.623111) John Hancock Tower (IL)
DTV-APP:
Pending
Channel 35 Longley-Rice coverage map available. JOLIET, IL
0000034007 (25076f915f0d91b4015f1700e459147e) - App
1371' 615 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: Unknown)Directional Pattern
60.3 mile contour / 11442 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,842,405
1367' AGL; 1960' AMSL; (1009013)
0.75° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] RF Systems SAA25-ATW_C1-J300-ES6R-35
NAD83: N 41° 53' 56.1", W 87° 37' 23.2" (41.898917, -87.623111) John Hancock Tower (IL)
  TSID: 1031 (0x0407)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (01/15/2017)   
  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
38.166-1WGBO-DT10x00301080i1920x108016:90x003112.5Mbps0x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
38.266-2Get TV20x0040480i720x4804:30x00413.25Mbps0x0041DD2.00x0044192kbps
38.366-3GRIT TV30x0050480i720x4804:30x00512.25Mbps0x0051DD2.00x0054192kbps
38.466-440x0060480i16:90x00610Mbps0x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps
38.566-550x0070480i4:30x00710Mbps0x0071DD2.00x0074192kbps

Historical, Ownership, Transition, and Translator Data

OperatorUnivision
LicenseeWGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.
SisterWXFT-DT
Repack: 
Form 387 0000039099
Form 399 0000028217
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 66. Digital channel 53.
Elected Round 2 Elected channel 38 with fallback to channel 12.
Final Channel Channel 38.
Last Analog: 
Channel 66  :  1289' 5000 kW DA
Old Facilities: 
Channel 53 Longley-Rice coverage map available. :  1135' 42 kW ND (STA)
Channel 53  :  1316' 180 kW DA (LIC)
Channel 38  :  1230' 167 kW DA (LIC)
Call Sign History:
10/06/1980  WBHA    
02/02/1980  WFBN  W Focus Broadcasting Network  
01/04/1986  WGBO-TV  W Grant BrOadcasting System  
06/23/2009  WGBO-DT  W Grant BrOadcasting System  
Station has no translators.

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