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September 2019
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Commercial Broadcast Stations Non-Biennial Ownership Report (FCC Form 323)

File Number:
0000130888
Submit Date:
2021-01-11
FRN:
0030247753
Purpose:
Commercial Broadcast Stations Non-Biennial Ownership Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/11/2021
Filing Status:
Active

Section I - General Information

1. Respondent

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FRN Entity Name

0025995119

A&J Radio LLC

Street Address City (and Country if non U.S. address) State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) Zip Code Phone Email

P.O. Box 1192

Plattsburgh

NY

12901

+1 (518) 490-9790

ishmaelproductions@gmail.com

2. Contact Representative

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Name Organization

Timothy G. Nelson

Brooks, Pierce et al.

Street Address City (and Country if non U.S. address) State Zip Code Phone Email

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh

NC

27601

+1 (919) 839-0300

tnelson@brookspierce.com

3. Application Filing Fee

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Not Applicable

4. Nature of Respondent

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(a) Provide the following information about the Respondent:

Relationship to stations/permits

Entity required to file a Form 323 because it holds an attributable interest in one or more Licensees

Nature of Respondent

Limited liability company

(b) Provide the following information about this report:
Purpose Transfer of control or assignment of license/permit
"As of" date 12/23/2020

When filing a biennial ownership report or validating and resubmitting a prior biennial ownership report, this date must be Oct. 1 of the year in which this report is filed.

5. Licensee(s)/Permittees(s) and Station(s)/Permit(s)

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Respondent is filing this report to cover the following Licensee(s)/Permittee(s) and station(s)/permit(s):
Licensee/Permittee Name FRN
LOUD MEDIA LLC 0030247753
Fac. ID No. Call Sign City State Service
52636 WVNR POULTNEY VT AM
52637 WNYV WHITEHALL NY FM
202352 W242DF POULTNEY VT FX

Section II – Non-Biennial Ownership Information

1. 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613 and Other Documents

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Licensee/Permittee Respondents should list all contracts and other instruments set forth in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613(a) through (c) for the facility or facilities listed on this report. In addition, attributable Local Marketing Agreements (LMAs) and attributable Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) must be disclosed by the licensee of the brokering station on its ownership report. If the agreement is an attributable LMA, an attributable JSA, or a network affiliation agreement, check the appropriate box. Otherwise, select “Other.” Non-Licensee/Permittee Respondents should select “Not Applicable” in response to this question.

Not Applicable.

2. Ownership Interests

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(a) Ownership Interests. This Question requires Respondents to enter detailed information about ownership interests by generating a series of subforms. Answer each question on each subform. The first subform listing should be for the Respondent itself. If the Respondent is not a natural person, also list each of the officers, directors, stockholders, non-insulated partners, non-insulated members, and any other persons or entities with a direct attributable interest in the Respondent pursuant to the standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555. (A “direct” interest is one that is not held through any intervening companies or entities.) List each interest holder with a direct attributable interest in the Respondent separately.


Leave the percentage of total assets (Equity Debt Plus) field blank for an interest holder unless that interest holder has an attributable interest in the Respondent solely on the basis of the Commission’s Equity Debt Plus attribution standard, 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555, Note 2(i).


In the case of vertical or indirect ownership structures, list only those interests in the Respondent that also represent an attributable interest in the Licensee(s) or Permittee(s) for which the report is being submitted.


Entities that are part of an organizational structure that includes holding companies or other forms of indirect ownership must file separate ownership reports. In such a structure do not report, or file a separate report for, any interest holder that does not have an attributable interest in the Licensee(s) or Permittee(s) for which the report is being submitted.


Please see the Instructions for further detail concerning interests that must be reported in response to this question.


The Respondent must provide an FCC Registration Number for each interest holder reported in response to this question. Please see the Instructions for detailed information and guidance concerning this requirement.


Ownership Information
FRN 0025995119
Entity Name A&J Radio LLC
Address PO Box
Street 1 P.O. Box 1192
Street 2
City Plattsburgh
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) NY
Zip/Postal Code 12901
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Respondent

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

Respondent
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 0.0% Jointly Held?

No

Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 0.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0027283282
Name Jessica Ishmael
Address PO Box 1192
Street 1
Street 2
City Plattsburgh
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) NY
Zip/Postal Code 12901
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

LC/LLC/PLLC Member
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 51.0% Jointly Held?

No

Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 51.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

Ownership Information
FRN 0019325141
Name Aaron Ishmael
Address PO Box 1192
Street 1
Street 2
City Plattsburgh
State ("NA" if non-U.S. address) NY
Zip/Postal Code 12901
Country (if non-U.S. address) United States
Listing Type

Other Interest Holder

Positional Interests
(check all that apply)

LC/LLC/PLLC Member, Other - Managing Member
Interest Percentages
(enter percentage values from 0.0 to 100.0)
Voting 49.0% Jointly Held?

No

Total assets (Equity Debt Plus) 49.0%
Does interest holder have an attributable interest in one or more broadcast stations that do not appear on this report?

Yes

(b) Respondent certifies that any interests, including equity, financial, or voting interests, not reported in this filing are non-attributable.
If "No," submit as an exhibit an explanation.

Yes

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(c) Does the Respondent or any reported interest holder hold an attributable interest in any newspaper entities in the same market as any station for which this report is filed, as defined in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555?


If "Yes," provide information describing the interest(s), using EITHER the subform OR the spreadsheet option below. Respondents with a large number (50 or more) of entries to submit should use the spreadsheet option.


NOTE: Spreadsheets must be submitted in a special XML Spreadsheet format with the appropriate structure that is specified in the documentation. For instructions on how to use the spreadsheet option to complete this question (including templates to start with), please Click Here.


If using the subform, leave the percentage of total assets (Equity Debt Plus) field blank for an interest holder unless that interest holder has an attributable interest in the newspaper entity solely on the basis of the Commission’s Equity Debt Plus attribution standard, 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555, Note 2(i). If using an XML Spreadsheet, enter “NA” into the percentage of total assets (Equity Debt Plus) field for an interest holder unless that interest holder has an attributable interest in the newspaper entity solely on the basis of the Commission’s Equity Debt Plus attribution standard.


The Respondent must provide an FCC Registration Number for each interest holder reported in response to this question. Please see the Instructions for detailed information and guidance concerning this requirement.

No

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(d) Are any of the individuals listed as an attributable interest holder in the Respondent married to each other or related to each other as parent‐child or as siblings?

If "Yes," provide the following information for each such the relationship.

Yes

Family Relationships
FRN 0019325141 Name Aaron Ishmael
FRN 0027283282 Name Jessica Ishmael
Relationship Spouses
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(e) Is Respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties wholly unrelated to the Licensee(s)?

If "Yes," complete the information in the required fields and submit an Exhibit fully describing that individual’s duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Authorized Party to Sign

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE --OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).

Certification I certify that I have examined this report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this report are true, correct and complete.

Official Title: Managing Member

Exact Legal Title or Name of Respondent: A & J Radio LLC

Name: Aaron Ishmael

Phone: 5184909790


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