DTV Station Status per FCC CDBS - August 15, 2004

August 17, 2004
Licensed (LIC): 598 (+42)
Construction Permit:(CP) 801 (-18)
CP Modification (CP MOD) 344 (-26)
STA (All variations) 1013 (-3)
STA (Modifications) 102 (-1)
Applications (minus rulemaking) 211 (+3)

Rule making - Digital channel changes
Pending Applications 34 (-0-)
Grants 139 (-0-)
Dismissed 2 (-0-)

(Change from August 1, 2004 listing)
Note: The total will be greater than the number of DTV stations as some stations have both licenses, construction permits and applications on file. Subtracting the STA Modification number from the number in STA (All variations) will give a more accurate indication of the number of DTV stations operating under STA.

A spreadsheet showing all current DTV entries in the FCC CDBS TV engineering database files may be downloaded from All CDBS database files used for the spreadsheets carry a date of August 15, 2004. The entire TV engineering database (large file - over 2MB) extracted from the CDBS is available from

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