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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)New Low Power FM Station Construction Permit Application

File Number:
BNPL-20131113AST
Submit Date:
11/13/2013
Call Sign:
WACF-LP
Facility ID:
195317
FRN:
0029823325
State:
Massachusetts
City:
BROOKFIELD
Service:
FL
Purpose:
Construction Permit
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
01/27/2014
Expiration Date:
01/27/2017
Filing Status:
InActive


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)?
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

A.P.P.L.E. SEED, INC.

Applicant

Doing Business As: A.P.P.L.E. SEED, INC.

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET Other

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DAVID J DOHERTY

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

SKYWAVES CONSULTING LLC

PO BOX 4

MILLBURY, MA 01527-0004

United States

+1 (401) 354-2400 DAVE@SKYWAVES.COM Technical Representative

ANNE THOMAS PAXSON

BORSARI & PAXSON

United States

+1 (202) 296-4800 ATP@BAPLAW.COM Legal Representative

Alien Ownership

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Question Response
1) Is the applicant a foreign government or the representative of any foreign government as specified in Section 310(a) of the Communications Act?
2) Is the applicant an alien or the representative of an alien? (Section 310(b)(1))
3) Is the applicant a corporation, or non-corporate entity, that is organized under the laws of any foreign government? (Section 310(b)(2))
4) Is the applicant an entity of which more than one-fifth of the capital stock, or other equity or voting interest, is owned of record or voted by aliens or their representatives or by a foreign government or representative thereof or by any entity organized under the laws of a foreign country? (Section 310(b)(3))
5) Is the applicant directly or indirectly controlled by any other entity of which more than one-fourth of the capital stock, or other equity or voting interest, is owned of record or voted by aliens, their representatives, or by a foreign government or representative thereof, or by any entity organized under the laws of a foreign country? (Section 310(b)(4))
6) Has the applicant received a declaratory ruling(s) under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act?
7) In connection with this application, is the applicant filing a foreign ownership Petition for Declaratory Ruling pursuant to Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act?

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Service Type Service Type Low Power FM
Facility ID 195317
State Massachusetts
City BROOKFIELD
FL Channel 251

Primary station proposed to be rebroadcast:

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Facility Id Call Sign City State

Antenna Location Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Structure Registration Do you have an FCC Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Number? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 42° 12' 54.3" N+
Longitude 072° 05' 58.2" W-
Structure Type
Overall Structure Height 22 meters
Support Structure Height
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 215 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 22 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 237 meters

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Non-Directional
Do you have an Antenna ID? No
Antenna ID
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer:
Model
Rotation
Electrical Beam Tilt
Mechanical Beam Tilt
toward azimuth
Polarization
DTV and DTS: Elevation Pattern Does the proposed antenna propose elevation radiation patterns that vary with azimuth for reasons other than the use of mechanical beam tilt?
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Parties to the Application (9)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

KATHLEEN QUINN WILD, 22 WESTWARD WAY, BROOKFIELD, MA 101506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

LOIS O'LEARY, 10 WEST MAIN STREET, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

SHARON A. MAHONEY, 130 LONG HILL ROAD, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

SARAH HELLER, 18 COMMON STREET, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

RONALD COUTURE, 9 SOUTH MAPLE STREET, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

MARLAINE BURBANK, 19 QUABOAG STREET, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

LINDA PEIRCE, 75 WEBBER ROAD, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
TREASURER, CLERK, & DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

PHILIP H. PEIRCE, 75 WEBBER ROAD, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12.5%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

A.P.P.L.E. SEED, INC., 130 LONG HILL ROAD, BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

130 LONG HILL ROAD

BROOKFIELD, MA 01506

United States

+1 (413) 436-0441 SHARONEYM@CHARTER.NET
Positional Interest:
APPLICANT
Citizenship:
Namibia
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
100%

Attributable Interest

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Section Question Response
Equity and Financial Interests Applicant certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth by the applicant parties are non-attributable. No
Other Authorizations Does the applicant or any party to the application have an attributable interest in any other broadcast station(s).

Construction Permit Certifications

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Section Question Response
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306) Yes
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with the applicable engineering standards and assignment requirements of 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.616, 73.622(i), 73.623(e), 73.625, 73.1030, and 73.1125.
Interference Protection Provisions
The proposed TV station satisfies the interference protection provisions of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.626.

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Character Issues Applicant certifies that neither applicant nor any party to the application has or had any interest in, or connection with: (a) any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left in unresolved or were resolved adversely against the applicant or party to the application; or (b) any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised. Yes
Adverse Findings Has the Applicant or any party to this application had an adverse finding or an adverse final action taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under any law related to the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination? Yes

Certification

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Section Question Response
General Certification Statements The Applicant waives any claim to the use of any particular frequency or of the electromagnetic spectrum as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the previous use of the same, whether by authorization or otherwise, and requests an Authorization in accordance with this application (See Section 304 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.).
The Applicant certifies that neither the Applicant nor any other party to the application is subject to a denial of Federal benefits pursuant to §5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. §862, because of a conviction for possession or distribution of a controlled substance. This certification does not apply to applications filed in services exempted under §1.2002(c) of the rules, 47 CFR . See §1.2002(b) of the rules, 47 CFR §1.2002(b), for the definition of "party to the application" as used in this certification §1.2002(c). The Applicant certifies that all statements made in this application and in the exhibits, attachments, or documents incorporated by reference are material, are part of this application, and are true, complete, correct, and made in good faith.
Authorized Party to Sign

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

PHILIP H. PEIRCE


Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
1589155_1159684.txt Applicant All Purpose PROPOSAL TO ADVANCE APPLICANT'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
1589155_1159685.txt Applicant All Purpose STATEMENT RE ATTRIBUTION
1589155_1159686.txt Applicant All Purpose DOCUMENTATION OF APPLICANT'S ESTABLISHED COMMUNITY PRESENCE
1589155_1159687.txt Applicant All Purpose INTERFERENCE
1589155_1159688.txt Applicant All Purpose TRANSLATOR AND BOOSTER INPUT INTERFERENCE
1589155_1159689.txt Applicant All Purpose ENVIRONMENTAL
1589155_13613133.pdf Applicant All Purpose COMPREHENSIVE TECHNICAL STATEMENT
1589155_13619373.pdf Applicant All Purpose PROPOSAL TO ADVANCE APPLICANT'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
1589155_13619731.pdf Applicant All Purpose DECLARATION RE ESTABLISHED COMMUNITY PRESENCE
1589155_13619738.pdf Applicant All Purpose ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION
1589155_13619766.pdf Applicant All Purpose ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT
1589155_13619772.pdf Applicant All Purpose CERTIFICATE FOR SOLICITATION
1589155_13619784.pdf Applicant All Purpose BOARD OF DIRECTORS