WCIU-TV CHICAGO, IL

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
26-1 27.3720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWCIU-HDIndependent"The U" 
26-2 27.4480i (w)DD2.0 UTooIndependent"The U Too" (WMEU-CD 48-1) 
26-3 27.5480i (w)DD2.0 MeTVMe-TV  (WWME-CD 23-1) 
26-427.6480i (w)DD2.0 MeTooHeroes & Icons "H&I on MeToo" (WWME-CD 23-2) 
26-527.7480iDD2.0 BounceBounce TV  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 71428 
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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) Sears Tower (IL)
DTV-CP:
Granted
Channel 23 Longley-Rice coverage map available. CHICAGO, IL
0000034608 (25076f916097f7ff01609926d65608d2) - App - (Exp. 10/18/2019)
1552' 1000 kW DA (E) (Vertical ERP: Unknown)Directional Pattern
66.7 mile contour / 13979.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 10,025,838
1549' AGL; 2144' 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) Sears Tower (IL)
  TSID: 1011 (0x03F3)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (01/11/2017)   
  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
27.326-1WCIU-HD30x0030720p1280x72016:90x00316.4 ‑ 9.10x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
27.426-2UToo40x0040480i640x48016:90x00412 ‑ 2.450x0041DD2.00x0044192kbps
27.526-3MeTV50x0050480i640x48016:90x00512 ‑ 2.10x0051DD2.00x0054192kbps
27.626-4MeToo60x0060480i640x48016:90x00611.65 ‑ 3.70x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps
27.726-5Bounce70x0070480i640x4804:30x00711.7 ‑ 2.650x0071DD2.00x0074192kbps

Historical, Ownership, Transition, and Translator Data

OperatorWeigel Broadcasting
LicenseeWCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
SistersWWME-CD, WMEU-CD
Repack: 
Form 387 0000039069
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
Old Facilities: 
Channel 27 Longley-Rice coverage map available. :  1673' 15.1 kW DA (STA)
Channel 27  :  1673' 160 kW DA (LIC)
Call Sign History:
  WCIU    
01/30/1979  WCIU-TV    
  WCIU-TV    
Station has no translators.

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