WMAQ-TV CHICAGO, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
05-1 33.51080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconNBC5NBC "NBC 5 Chicago" 
05-233.6480i (w)DD2.0 COZICOZI TV  
05-333.9DD2.0 LX  (Soon) 
44-1 33.71080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWSNS-HDTelemundo "Telemundo Chicago" 
44-233.8480iDD2.0 T-XITOSTeleXitos  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 47905 
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DTX-LIC:
Granted
Channel 33 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000081564 (25076f916d2db947016d3b67564708e3) - App
0000087776 (25076ff36e0518c2016e183b87821333) - App
1673' 175 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(8.073 kW + 13.36 dB gain = 175 kW ERP)
56.9 mile contour / 10154.2 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,628,539
1667' AGL; 2262' AMSL; (1032960)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] [E-Pat] RF Systems PHP24C
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44", W 87° 38' 8" (41.878889, -87.635556) Willis Tower (IL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 33 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000080396 (25076f916a6a0ecc016a6f9d003008df) - App - (Exp. 04/15/2020)
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) Willis Tower (IL)
  TSID: 1001 (0x03E9)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (10/27/2019)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Variable

Digital
Channel
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Channel
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PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
Ratio
Video
PID
Video
(Mbps)
PCR
PID
Audio
Type
Audio
PID
Audio
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33.505-1NBC550x00501080i1920x108016:90x00515.6 ‑ 13.80x0051DD5.10x0054384kbps
33.605-2COZI60x0060480i720x48016:90x00610.65 ‑ 2.950x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps
33.744-1WSNS-HD70x00701080i1920x108016:90x00712 ‑ 7.650x0071DD5.10x0074384kbps
33.844-2T-XITOS80x0080480i720x4804:30x00810.8 ‑ 2.850x0081DD2.00x0084192kbps
33.905-390x009016:90x00910Mbps0x0091DD2.00x0094192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorNBC
LicenseeNBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
Repack: 
Form 387 0000087115
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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