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WUDT 23

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Gerald1981!
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WUDT 23

Post by Gerald1981! » Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:22 pm

While the station is having some technical problems right now, is the station pretty close to moving back to VHF 8 after the repack?



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by SixPlusOne » Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:07 pm

Gerald1981! wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:22 pm
While the station is having some technical problems right now, is the station pretty close to moving back to VHF 8 after the repack?
https://fccdata.org/?facid=&call=WUDT&c ... d=&lang=en

WUDT-LD

1. MOD 0000052511 Granted 11/05/2018
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Record Type: Digital Low Power TV Station
Application Purpose: Modification (Displacement)
Channel: 8
Expiration Date: 11/05/2021
SITE # 1
NAD83 Coordinates: 42 26' 52.5" N / 83 10' 23.1" W
Elevation: 201.8 m AMSL
Antenna Type: SWR SWDDP 1@45 1@ 325
Antenna Polarization: Circular
Effective Radiated Power: 3kW
Radiation center-above mean sea level: 418.8
Overall antenna height above ground: 331.3

Antenna System ID: 1003011
Antenna Rotation: 310
Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP Rad Field dB ERP
0 0.940 -0.5 2.651 90 0.380 -8.4 0.433 180 0.100 -20.0 0.030 270 0.380 -8.4 0.433
10 0.950 -0.4 2.708 100 0.260 -11.7 0.203 190 0.110 -19.2 0.036 280 0.530 -5.5 0.843
20 0.980 -0.2 2.881 110 0.190 -14.4 0.108 200 0.130 -17.7 0.051 290 0.690 -3.2 1.428
30 1.000 0.0 3.000 120 0.150 -16.5 0.068 210 0.140 -17.1 0.059 300 0.830 -1.6 2.067
40 0.990 -0.1 2.940 130 0.140 -17.1 0.059 220 0.140 -17.1 0.059 310 0.940 -0.5 2.651
50 0.940 -0.5 2.651 140 0.140 -17.1 0.059 230 0.140 -17.1 0.059 320 0.990 -0.1 2.940
60 0.830 -1.6 2.067 150 0.140 -17.1 0.059 240 0.150 -16.5 0.068 330 1.000 0.0 3.000
70 0.690 -3.2 1.428 160 0.130 -17.7 0.051 250 0.190 -14.4 0.108 340 0.980 -0.2 2.881
80 0.530 -5.5 0.843 170 0.110 -19.2 0.036 260 0.260 -11.7 0.203 350 0.950 -0.4 2.708



Gerald1981!
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Re: WUDT 23

Post by Gerald1981! » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:52 pm

Are they still working on the transmitter during this coronavirus pandemic?



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:19 pm

I can never get this OTA.


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fuzzpower
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Re: WUDT 23

Post by fuzzpower » Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:48 am

I don’t think they’ve moved. No sniff of WNWO, now also on physical 23.



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by YpsiGuy » Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:33 am

WNWO is fully licensed now on a new transmitter at 275kW. It’s a directional, much like WUPW. I would assume they are still working on the equipment since I haven’t seen the signal boost yet.



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by Big Signal » Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:06 am

WUDT has a good signal in western Wayne Co. I have an outside antenna.


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szmigiel
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Re: WUDT 23

Post by szmigiel » Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:23 pm

It's like WUDT doesn't plan to move to 8 unless they are forced off 23.



Gerald1981!
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Re: WUDT 23

Post by Gerald1981! » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:09 pm

WUDT was on RF 8 before, so why are they moving back there to RF 8?



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by innate-in-you » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:30 pm

Likely because WUDT on 23 will cause co-channel interference to WNWO in some areas south of Detroit.



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by innate-in-you » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:49 pm

Gerald1981! wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:52 pm
Are they still working on the transmitter during this coronavirus pandemic?
Do batwing antennas sneeze?

I'm guessing that the Channel 8 antenna and waveguide were left in place when they upgraded to 23. Now I guess they will merely undo the channel shift.



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Re: WUDT 23

Post by YpsiGuy » Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:10 pm

The FCC has granted WNWO full license to fire up their 275kW transmitter on RF23.

Move it or lose it, WUDT.

It’s religious crap, anyway.



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