DTV Station Status per FCC CDBS - March 13, 2004
March 16, 2004
LICENSED (LIC): 505 (+2)
CONSTRUCTION PERMIT:(CP) 863 (-2)
CP Modification (CP MOD) 348 (-1)
STA (All variations) 960 (+8)
STA (Modifications) 83 (+5)
APPLICATIONS (minus rulemaking) 185 (-0-)
Rule making - Digital channel changes
PENDING APPLICATIONS 40 (-0-)
GRANTS 132 (-0-)
DISMISSED 1 (-0-)
(Change from February 28, 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 dated March 13, 2004 may be downloaded from www.xmtr.com/fcc/dt040313.zip. The entire TV engineering database (large file - over 2MB) extracted from the CDBS is available from www.xmtr.com/fcc/tv040313.zip. These files are available now.