WGAL LANCASTER, PA

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
08-1 8.31080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWGAL-TVNBC "WGAL 8" 
08-28.4480i (w)DD2.0 SAP Audio IconWGAL-DTMe-TV  
08-48.6480i (w)DD2.0 DEFYStory Television  
08-58.7480i (w)DD2.0 TruRealTrue Real  
08-1 35.31080iDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWGAL-TVNBC "WGAL 8" 
08-235.4480i (w)DD2.0 SAP Audio IconWGAL-DTMe-TV  
08-435.6480i (w)DD2.0 DEFYStory Television  
08-535.7480i (w)DD2.0 TruRealTrue Real  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 53930 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 8 Longley-Rice coverage map available. LANCASTER, PA
BPCDT-20110516ACI (25076f91600de63001601e691b4818bc) - App
0000129691 (25076f917620901c017624b0165e099c) - App
1375' 59 kW ND (H)
(7.54 kW + 8.93 dB gain = 59 kW ERP)
72.4 mile contour / 16465.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 8,984,116
784' AGL; 1827' AMSL; (1031756)
0.5° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
RCA TW-9A8-R
NAD83: N 40° 2' 4", W 76° 37' 7" (40.034444, -76.618611) Chimney Rock (PA)
DRT-LIC:
Granted
Channel 35 Longley-Rice coverage map available. Harrisburg, PA
0000120611 (25076f917403c7980174074c83b60140) - App
0000120645 (25076ff37411911f01741267259c0054) - App
1283' 15 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(2.16 kW + 8.42 dB gain = 15 kW ERP)
43.9 mile contour / 6045.3 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 1,996,238
558' AGL; 1867' AMSL; (1040042)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TLP-8H
NAD83: N 40° 20' 43.6", W 76° 52' 7.6" (40.345444, -76.868778) Blue Mountain East (PA)
DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 8 LANCASTER, PA
BDSTA-20090512ABA (2bbe00434b1d49d78326c1b6063ebeb7) - App
DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 8 LANCASTER, PA
BDSTA-20100122AAT (5c664d4084dc4dbd98cdc1b6063ebeb7) - App - (Exp. 07/28/2010)
DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 8 LANCASTER, PA
BDSTA-20110602ACR (54e48fcb44904b52af9ec1b6063ebeb7) - App - (Exp. 02/16/2011)
  TSID: 2483 (0x09B3)

  TSReader Data: Channel 8 (10/17/2021)   Channel 35 (10/17/2021)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Unknown

Digital
Channel
Display
Channel
Call SignSrc
ID
PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
Ratio
Video
PID
Video
(Mbps)
PCR
PID
Audio
Type
Audio
PID
Audio
Bitrate
8.308-1WGAL-TV10x00301080i1920x108016:90x00313.75 ‑ 14.50x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
8.408-2WGAL-DT20x0040480i640x48016:90x00410.75 ‑ 6.40x0041DD2.00x0044384kbps
8.608-4DEFY40x0060480i640x48016:90x00610Mbps0x0061DD2.00x0064384kbps
8.708-5TruReal50x0070480i640x48016:90x00710.7 ‑ 7.80x0071DD2.00x0074192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorHearst-Argyle
LicenseeHearst Properties Inc.
Repack: 
Form 399 0000088290
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 8. Digital channel 58.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 8. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 8.
Last Analog: 
Channel 8  :  1362' 112 kW ND
Call Sign History:
  WGAL    
08/11/1975  WGAL-TV    
04/01/1991  WGAL    
  WGAL    
  WGAL    
  WGAL    
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