NYC RF Environment UHF & VHF

22AUG2021

The data in this graph represents the NYC RF environment on August 22nd 2021. 

The data was collected from three spectrum scans from outside locations in Manhattan, one at Tribeca park near One WTC, the Second near MSG, and the third on the east side near Trump World Tower.  You can use these three scans to determine the television stations to avoid in Manhattan dependent on you location.


As of July 13th, 2020 Band 71 617-653 & 663-698 Mhz will be Prohibited by all but the new owners of the spectrum band. There are three areas of the 614-698 that we are still able to use with sone restrictions. They are as follows.

614-616 Mhz - Guard Band - Unlicensed and limited to 20mW

653-657 Mhz - Duplex Gap - 653-657 requires a part 74 license, & 657-663 is available for unlicensed, both limited to 20 mW transmitter power.


CSV files of the data used to make the plot below are available in the download section of this site.

Ch.14 470-476

New York 14

Public Safety

Ch.15  476-482

New York 15

Public Safety

Ch.16  482-488

New York 16

Public Safety

Ch.17  488-494

W20EF-D Jewelry TV

Trump World Tower

FCC app pending

Ch.18  494-500

WMBC-TV IND

Multiple Tx

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.19  500-506

LMR

NJ

Ch.20  506-512

W20EF-D Jewelry TV

Trump WT - 6.02kW

FCC Query

Ch.21  512-518

WEDW

Bridgeport, CT - 200kW

Ch.22  518-524

WDVB-CD IND

ESB - ERP 15kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.23  524-530

Ch.24  530-536

WNYE-TV ETV

4 Times SQ  180kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.25  536-542

WWOR FOX

 One WTC 57.8kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.26  542-548

WFUT-DT UNI

ESB - ERP 155 kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.27  548-554

WNYW FOX

1 WTC 92.8 kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.28 554-560

Ch.29  560-566

WLNY

Riverhead, NY

ERP 1000 kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.30  566-572

WNYN

Trump Palace

ERP .8 kW

Ch.31  572-578

WHTV-LD

Trump WT 15kW

Ch.32  578-584

WLIW PBS

One WTC 72 kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.33  584-590

Ch.34  590-596

WPXN-TV ION

One WTC 170 kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.35  596-602

WNBC NBC

One WTC 575 kW

FCC Query  Profile

Ch.36  602-608

WCBS CBS

ONE WTC 548 kW

FCC Query CBS NBC

Ch. 2  54-60

WKOB-LD

Trump WT - ERP .6kW

Ch. 3  60-66

WJLP METV

4 Times SQ - 9kW

Ch. 4  66-72

72-76

Ch. 5  76-82

Ch. 6  82-88

88-174

Ch. 7  174-180

WABC-ABC

ESB - ERP 34 kW

Ch. 8 180-186

Ch. 9  186-192

Ch.10  192-198

Ch.11  198-204

WPIX-PIX

ESB - ERP 7.5 kW

Ch.12  204-210

WNET-TV IND

One WTC - ERP 6.5 kW

Ch.13  210-216

Black - South WTC

Green - West 9th AVE & 34th

Blue - East 1st AVE & 47th