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KERA-TV
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KERA-TV from 05/08/1980
Channel 14
Virtual Channel 13

Dallas, TX
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KERA-TV Service: DT - Digital TV
Channel: 14 Zone: 2
Dallas, Texas
Nielsen DMA™:  Dallas - Ft. Worth
Network: PBS 
Virtual Channel: 13
DTV TSID: 2803
Facility ID: 49324
Fac. Service: DT
KERA-TV License Expires: 08/01/2022

Repacking Information:
  No changes


Status: License
Application Accepted: 09/04/2014
Application Granted: 09/12/2014
KERA-TV License Expires: 08/01/2022
File Number: BLEDT-20140903AFQ
Prefix Type: This is a license for a noncommercial educational digital TV station
Application Type: License to Cover

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  Including Superseded Applications
Facility Type: EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL TV

Site Location: 32-32-36.0 N 96-57-32.0 W (NAD 27)
Site Location: 32-32-36.5 N 96-57-33.0 W (Converted to NAD 83)

ERP: 975 kW
Polarization: Elliptically polarized
Transmitter Output Power: 48.6 kW
HAAT: 514.4 m
Electrical Beam Tilt: 0.75 degrees
R/C AGL: 469.4 m R/C AMSL: 717.5 m

Site Elevation: 248.1 m. Height Overall*: 498.4 m.
(* As Filed In This Application, may differ from ASR Data, Below.)
Directional Antenna - Antenna Make/Model: DIELECTRIC TFU-23JSC/VP-R C170
Antenna ID: 113863 Polarization: Elliptically polarized

Associated Facilities
K44GS-D Ch. 26 Wichita Falls, Texas
NEW(LD) Ch. 35 Tyler, Texas
NEW(LD) Ch. 44 Tyler, Texas
Antenna Data for Antenna Id: 113863
KERA-TV DT File: BLEDT-20140903AFQ
Electronics Research Inc. - ATW21H3-ESC170-14H
Service: DT
AzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatioAzimuthRatio
00.899100.900200.905300.917
400.936500.963600.988701.000
800.987900.9401000.8541100.733
1200.5881300.4371400.3021500.218
1600.2071700.2321800.2451900.232
2000.2072100.2182200.3022300.437
2400.5882500.7332600.8542700.940
2800.9872901.0003000.9883100.963
3200.9363300.9173400.9053500.900
Structure Information

Structure Registration Number 1059733

Structure Type: Structure Type: GTOWER
Registered To:
American Towers, LLC
Structure Address:
2133 Tar Rd
Cedar Hill, TX
ASR Issued: 05/22/2017
Date Built: 06/18/2000
Site Elevation: 248.1m.
Structure Height: 464.4m.
Height Overall: 498.4m.
Overall Height AMSL: 746.5m.
FAA Determination: 06/30/1998
FAA Study #: 1998-ASW-2952-OE
FAA Circular #: 70/7460-1J
Paint & Light FAA Chapters: 4, 9, 13
32-32-36.0 N 96-57-33.0 W (NAD 83)
32-32-35.5 N 96-57-32.0 W
(Converted to NAD 27)
KERA-TV Licensee Information

NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.
3000 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensee
BLEDT-20140903AFQ Applicant Information

(As of 2014, date of this License Application)
WILLIAM S. LEFTWICH
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Date: 09/03/2014
Application Certifier
NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.
North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc.
3000 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75201-1012
Phone: 214-740-5475
E-Mail: bleftwich@kera.org
Applicant
WILLIAM S. LEFTWICH
North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc.
Phone: 214-740-5475
E-Mail: bleftwich@kera.org
Contact Representative
DAVID SANDERFORD
Po Box 485
6100 S Interstate 35w
Alvarado, TX 76009-0485
Phone: 817-783-5566
E-Mail: david@marsand.com
Title: Project Engineer
Date: 08/25/2014
Certifying Engineer
Associated Land Mobile Licenses


 BLP00869 Broadcast Auxiliary Low Power
 BLP01436 Broadcast Auxiliary Low Power
 KPF890 Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
Associated Microwave Licenses


 WPQQ793 7 GHz TV Studio Transmitter Link

Study Date: 4/25/2018; Study Duration: 0.0742 Seconds.
Database Sources: 4/23/2018 FCC CDBS,
4/24/2018 FCC ASR,
4/24/2018 FCC ULS Microwave, and
4/24/2018 FCC ULS Broadcast Land Mobile.


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