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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Request to Extend a DTV Experimental STA Application

File Number:
0000017437
Submit Date:
11/16/2016
Facility ID:
703425
FRN:
0001961713
State:
North Carolina
City:
Raleigh
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
STA Extension
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
12/13/2016
Expiration Date:
06/13/2017
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)? No
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:

Application Type Fee Code Fee Amount
Total 190.0
STA Extension MGT 190.0

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.

Peter Sockett

2619 Western Blvd

Raleigh, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8573 psockett@wral.com Corporation

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William Meintel

Senior Partner

Meintel, Sgrignoli & Wallace

William Meintel

PO Box 907

Warrenton, VA 20188

United States

+1 (540) 428-2308 william.meintel@mswdtv.com Technical Representative

David A O'Connor

Attorney

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

David A. O'Connor

1800 M Street, NW

Suite 800N

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141 doconnor@wbklaw.com Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 703425
State North Carolina
City Raleigh
DTV Channel 39
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Type Main
Zone Zone 2

Antenna Location Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Structure Registration Do you have an FCC Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Number? Yes
ASR Number 1006703
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 35° 40' 35.1" N+
Longitude 078° 32' 07.2" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 609.5 meters
Support Structure Height 569.7 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 98.7 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 530.0 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 548.0 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 628.7 meters
Effective Radiated Power 40.0 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? No
Antenna ID 1001053
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ETU-2U7-ESC5-39
Rotation 312.5 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.5
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Elliptical
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? No
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeVADegreeVADegreeVADegreeVA
1.0000.0500.1000.050
0.9600.0700.0400.080
0.8400.0900.0100.130
0.6900.1100.0300.220
0.5200.1000.0700.340
0.3400.0700.1000.520
0.2200.0300.1100.690
0.1300.0100.0900.840
0.0800.0400.0700.960

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA

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. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

James F. Goodmon

President and CEO


11/16/2016

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WRAL ATSC 3.0 Ext.pdf Internal All Purpose Authorization Letter
WRAL-TV Experimental STA Extension Request Narrative.pdf Applicant General Information Narrative Statement
WRAL-TV Experimental STA Extension Request Section 5.207 Supplemental Report.pdf Applicant General Information WRAL-TV Experimental STA Extension Request Section 5.207 Supplemental Report