DTV Station Status per FCC CDBS, July 4, 2004

Licensed (LIC): 536 (+3)
Construction Permit:(CP) 835 (-3)
CP Modification (CP MOD) 361 (-1)
STA (All variations) 1005 (+2)
STA (Modifications) 99 (+1)
Applications (minus rulemaking) 211 (+3)

Rule making - Digital channel changes
Pending Applications 36 (-1)
Grants 138 (+1)
Dismissed 2 (-0-)

(Change from June 19, 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 July 4, 2004, may be downloaded from The entire TV engineering database (large file - over 2MB) extracted from the CDBS is available from