Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0386 (July 2002)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Engineering STA

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BDSTA - 20090422ABA
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.
Mailing Address
C/O BROOKS, PIERCE, ET AL.
P.O. BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
Zip Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0004339842
Call Sign
WTAE-DT
Facility ID Number
65681
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
MARK J. PRAK
Firm or Company Name
BROOKS, PIERCE, ET AL.
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
ZIP Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390108

E-Mail Address (if available)
MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: DS 
5. Community of License:
City: PITTSBURGH     State: PA
6. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Noncommercial Educational Licensee/Permittee Other AMENDMENT
N/A (Fee Required)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Ensure that the specifications below are accurate. Contradicting data found elsewhere in this application will be disregarded. All items must be completed. The response "on file" is not acceptable.
TECH BOX
7.1. Channel:
22
7.2. Zone: I II III
7.3.
Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)
Latitude:    
Degrees 40 Minutes 26 Seconds 46     North     South

Longitude: 
Degrees 79 Minutes 57 Seconds 51     West     East
7.4. Antenna Structure Registration Number: 1022324
Not Applicable Notification filed with FAA
7.5.
Antenna Location Site Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 355  meters
7.6.
Overall Tower Height Above Ground Level: 183  meters
7.7.
Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level: 133  meters
7.8.
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain: 180 meters     
7.9.
Maximum Effective Radiated Power (average): 8.83  kW     
7.10. Antenna Specifications:    
Nondirectional Directional

a. Manufacturer ERI     Model AL12M-22-PL

b.  Electrical Beam Tilt:
1.25 degrees    Not Applicable

c.   Mechanical Beam Tilt:
degrees toward azimuth
degrees True    Not Applicable

d.  Polorization:
Horizontal    Circular    Elliptical

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values:
Rotation (Degrees): 40   No Rotation
Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value    
0 1 10 0.988 20 0.954 30 0.907 40 0.848 50 0.784
60 0.723 70 0.667 80 0.612 90 0.553 100 0.488 110 0.414
120 0.327 130 0.246 140 0.203 150 0.215 160 0.261 170 0.305
180 0.322 190 0.305 200 0.261 210 0.215 220 0.203 230 0.246
240 0.327 250 0.414 260 0.488 270 0.553 280 0.612 290 0.667
300 0.723 310 0.784 320 0.848 330 0.907 340 0.954 350 0.988
Additional 
Azimuths

8.
Please explain in detail the "extraordinary circumstances" which warrant temporary operations at variance from the Commission's Rules. In addition, please specify 1)the specific rules and/or policies from which the applicant seeks temporary relief; 2) how the public interest will be furthered by grant; and 3) the expected duration of the STA and the licensee's plan for restoration of licensed operation. If requesting variance with other than authorized technical facilities, please specify the exact facilities sought
[Exhibit 21]
9.
Anti-Drug Abuse Act Certification. Applicant certifies that neither applicant nor any party to the application is subject to denial of federal benefits pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. Section 862.
Yes No

I certify that I have prepared Engineering Data on behalf of the applicant, and that after such preparation, I have examined and found it to be accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Name
BERNARD R. SEGAL, P.E.
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer)
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
04/22/2009
Mailing Address
3612 SANDY COURT
City
KENSINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
MD
Zip Code
20895 -1421
Telephone Number (No dashes or parentheses, include area code)
3019465303
E-Mail Address (if available)

I hereby certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith. I acknowledge that all certifications and attached Exhibits are considered material representations.

Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing
JONATHAN C. MINTZER
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
SECRETARY
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
04/22/2009

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits
Exhibit 21
Description:
OPERATIONAL DETAILS

PLEASE SEE THE ACCOMPANYING 'AMENDED ENGINEERING EXHIBIT' FOR DETAILS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED OPERATION.

THIS FILING IS INTENDED TO AMEND APPLICATION FILE NUMBER BDSTA-20090224AAV.

Attachment 21
Description
AMENDED ENGINEERING EXHIBIT