DTV Station Status per FCC CDBS - August 28, 2005:
LICENSED (LIC): 758 (+10)
CONSTRUCTION PERMIT:(CP) 640 (-10)
CP Modification (CP MOD) 392 (+1)
STA (All variations)1075 (+3)
STA (Modifications) 166 (+2)
APPLICATIONS (minus rule making and
channel/service elections) 137 (-4)
Rule making - Digital channel changes
PENDING APPLICATIONS 22 (-0-)
GRANTS 153 (-0-)
(Change from August 14, 2005 listing)
Note: The total will be greater than the number of DTV stations, as some stations have licenses, construction permits and applications on file. Some stations also have license, construction permits or applications for backup facilities (auxiliary broadcast). 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 www.xmtr.com/fcc/dtvdb.zip. All CDBS database files used for the spreadsheets carry a date of August 28, 2005. The entire TV engineering database (large file - over 2MB) extracted from the CDBS is available from www.xmtr.com/fcc/tvdb.zip.
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