WCIU-TV CHICAGO, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
26-1 27.3720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWCIU-HDCW "CW26" 
26-2 27.4720pDD2.0 SAP Audio IconThe UIndependent"The U" (WMEU-CD 48-1) 
26-3 27.5480i (w)DD2.0 MeTVMe-TV  (WWME-CD 23-1) 
26-427.6480i (w)DD2.0 H&IHeroes & Icons  (WWME-CD 23-2) 
26-527.7480i (w)DD2.0 BounceBounce TV  
26-627.8480i (w)DD2.0 DecadesDecades  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 71428 
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DTV-STA:
Granted
Channel 27 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000078120 (25076f916bd8cd91016bfb19938054bc) - App - (Exp. 10/18/2019)
1673' 160 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
57.1 mile contour / 10232.2 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,638,772
1667' AGL; 2262' AMSL; (1032960)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] RF Systems PHP24C
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44", W 87° 38' 8" (41.878889, -87.635556) Willis Tower (IL)
DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 27 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
BLCDT-20110822ADN (399c5a6b3b5149c7a75acf6212b6c0ea) - App
1552' 550 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 137.5 kW)Directional Pattern
(41.6 kW + 11.21 dB gain = 550 kW ERP)
62.7 mile contour / 12352.1 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,885,780
1549' AGL; 2142' AMSL; (1032959)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-10DSC/VP-R CT170
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44.1", W 87° 38' 10.2" (41.878917, -87.636167) Willis Tower (IL)
DTV-STAX:
Pending
Channel 23 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000064299 (25076ff367c87d1b0167cc4797fd015a) - App
1575' 53.5 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: Unknown)Directional Pattern
51.6 mile contour / 8361.6 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,457,251
1572' AGL; 2167' AMSL; (1032959)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Alive ALI-ATC-BCSE12C1-U1
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44.1", W 87° 38' 10.2" (41.878917, -87.636167) Willis Tower (IL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 23 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000078660 (25076f916c250944016c253e4cd70135) - App - (Exp. 10/18/2019)
1552' 1000 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: 200 kW)Directional Pattern
66.7 mile contour / 13981.7 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 10,064,968
1549' AGL; 2144' AMSL; (1032959)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] Dielectric TFU-14JSC/VP-R CT170
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44.1", W 87° 38' 10.2" (41.878917, -87.636167) Willis Tower (IL)
DTX-CP:
Granted
Channel 23 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000080099 (25076ff36c4dc2ee016c623bfa7a14be) - App - (Exp. 07/28/2022)
1673' 130 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
56.2 mile contour / 9919.2 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 9,625,126
1667' AGL; 2262' AMSL; (1032960)
1° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] RF Systems PHP24C
NAD83: N 41° 52' 44", W 87° 38' 8" (41.878889, -87.635556) Willis Tower (IL)
  TSID: 1011 (0x03F3)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (01/11/2017)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Variable

Digital
Channel
Display
Channel
Call SignSrc
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PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
Ratio
Video
PID
Video
(Mbps)
PCR
PID
Audio
Type
Audio
PID
Audio
Bitrate
27.326-1WCIU-HD30x0030720p1280x72016:90x00314.55 ‑ 100x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
27.426-2The U40x0040720p1280x72016:90x00411.05 ‑ 60x0041DD2.00x0044192kbps
27.526-3MeTV50x0050480i704x48016:90x00511 ‑ 3.350x0051DD2.00x0054192kbps
27.626-4H&I60x0060480i704x48016:90x00610.85 ‑ 3.70x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps
27.726-5Bounce70x0070480i704x48016:90x00710.6 ‑ 5.750x0071DD2.00x0074192kbps
27.826-6Decades80x0080480i704x48016:90x00810.95 ‑ 2.950x0081DD2.00x0084192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorWeigel Broadcasting
LicenseeWCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
Repack: 
Form 387 0000086402
Form 399 0000028286
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 26. Digital channel 27.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 27. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 27.
Last Analog: 
Channel 26  :  1549' 5000 kW DA
Call Sign History:
  WCIU    
01/30/1979  WCIU-TV    
  WCIU-TV    
  WCIU-TV    
  WCIU-TV    
Station has no translators.

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