Where’s My TV Station?

Sure, you may have gone to www.antennaweb.org to find the headings for the television broadcast stations in your area, but have you ever wondered where those towers are, and what they look like? Wonder no more, thanks to Cavell Mertz & Associates, a Virginia based engineering consulting firm. They’ve mashed up the FCC broadcast database with Google Earth. By selecting different categories, you can see the transmitter locations for AM or FM radio, analog or digital television, microwave, and more. Here’s an example of what you can find if you go looking for the Philadelphia area antenna farm in the Roxborough section of the city.

You can now view broadcast tower locations using Google Earth.

You can get to this easily by going to www.fccinfo.com/fccinfo_google_earth.php, and follow the instructions that you’ll find there.