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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)License To Cover for Digital Auxiliary Construction Permit Application

File Number:
0000041367
Submit Date:
02/06/2018
Call Sign:
WNET
Facility ID:
18795
FRN:
0018265660
State:
New Jersey
City:
NEWARK
Service:
DTX
Purpose:
License To Cover 0000014064
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
02/21/2018
Expiration Date:
06/01/2023
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)? No
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:
Are the frequencies or parameters requested in this filing covered by grandfathered privileges, previously approved by waiver, or functionally integrated with an existing station? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WNET

Doing Business As: WNET

Robert A. Feinberg

825 EIGHTH AVENUE

ATTN: GENERAL COUNSEL

NEW YORK, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 FEINBERG@WNET.ORG Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Sally A Buckman

Legal Representaitve

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

Sally A. Buckman

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

2001 L STREET NW SUITE 400

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 429-8970 sbuckman@lermansenter.com Legal Representative

Joseph M. Davis , P.E. .

Consulting Engineer

Chesapeake RF Consultants, LLC

207 Old Dominion Road

Yorktown, VA 23692

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600 Joseph.Davis@RF-consultants.com Technical 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? No
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?
6a) Enter the citation of the applicable declaratory ruling by DA/FCC number, FCC Record citation, release date, or any other identifying information.
7) Has there been any change in the applicant's foreign ownership since issuance of the declaratory ruling(s) cited in response to Question 6?
7a) Enter the File or Docket Number of the Petition for Declaratory Ruling that the applicant has filed for its foreign ownership in connection with this application pursuant to Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act. It is not necessary to file a request for a foreign ownership declaratory ruling if the applicant attaches a showing that the requested authorization(s) is exempt from the provisions of Section 310(b)(4).
8) Does the applicant certify that it is in compliance with the terms and conditions of the foreign ownership declaratory ruling(s) cited in response to Question 6?
9) 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?

Basic Qualifying Questions

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Section Question Response
Revoked Application Has the Applicant or any party to this application had any FCC station Authorization revoked or had any application for an initial, modification or renewal of FCC station Authorization denied by the Commission? No
State or Federal Convictions Has the Applicant or any party to this application, or any party directly or indirectly controlling the Applicant, ever been convicted of a felony by any state or federal court? No

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 18795
State New Jersey
City NEWARK
DTX Channel 13
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Auxiliary
Zone Zone 1

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 1238745
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 40° 45' 22.4" N+
Longitude 073° 59' 10.5" W-
Structure Type BTWR-Building with TOWER/ANTENNA on top
Overall Structure Height 349.7 meters
Support Structure Height 328.2 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 15.2 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 296.4 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 296.98 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 311.6 meters

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Non-Directional
Do you have an Antenna ID?
Antenna ID 1001031
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: DIE
Model THA-O4-6H/24U-1-R
Rotation
Electrical Beam Tilt 0.5
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Horizontal
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

Operating Constants

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Section Question Response
Transmitter and Transmission Line Transmitter Power Output (TPO):
(average power at input to transmission line, after any filter attached to the transmitter, if used)

3.32 dBk

2.15 kW

Transmission Line Loss (LL): 0.74 dB
Antenna Input Power (AIP): 2.58 dBk
Max. Antenna Power Gain (AG) 8.39 dB
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)
(Average Power)

10.97 dBk

12.5 kW

Parties to the Application (46)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

James Tisch

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
100%
Percentage of Total Assets:
100%

Charlotte Nichoson Ackert

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Arnhold

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Lisa Caputo

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Edward Grebow

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Mark Kaplan

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Tom Moran

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Levin

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Morris Offit

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Cheryl Milstein

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Grazia Svokos

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Geoffrey Sands

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Alejandro Santo Domingo

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Barry Shapiro

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

A.J.C. Smith

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Daniel Stern

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Paul Tanico

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Leonard Tow

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Rosalind Walter

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Joshua Weston

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jane Stoddard Williams

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Grace Lyu Volckhausen

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Servidio

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

D. Ronald Daniel

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Loren Kittilsen

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Neal Shapiro

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Robert Feinberg

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Stephen Segaller

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Charlene Shapiro

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Thomas Connolly

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jeffrey Halis

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Cecilia Healy Herbert

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Katherine Nouri Hughes

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Elise Jaffe

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Daniel Levine

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Michael Peterson

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Diana Vagelos

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Paula Zahn

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Caroline Croen

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Carole Wacey

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Majorie Harris

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Laura Ross

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

James Stern

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Graves Tompkins

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Edgar Wachenheim, III

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Claude Johnson

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinbergr@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

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. Yes
Other Authorizations Does the applicant or any party to the application have an attributable interest in any other broadcast station(s). Yes

License Certifications

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Section Question Response
Main Studio Location The main studio location complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1125. Yes
Country US
PO Box
Address Line 1 825 EIGHTH AVENUE
Address Line 2
City NEW YORK
State NY
Zip Code 10019
Phone +1 (212) 560-6981
Constructed Facility The facility constructed as authorized in the underlying construction permit. Yes
Special Operating Conditions The facility was constructed in compliance with all special operating conditions, terms, and obligations described in the construction permit.

An exhibit may be required. Review the underlying construction permit.

Yes
Transmitter The transmitter complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1660. Yes
Changing Transmitter Power Output Is this application being filed to authorize a change in transmitter power output caused by the replacement of an omnidirectional antenna with another omnidirectional antenna or an alteration of the transmission line system? See 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.1690(c)(1) and (c)(10). No
Replacing a Directional Antenna Is this application being filed pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1690(c)(3) to replace a directional antenna with another directional antenna? No
The proposed theoretical antenna pattern complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1690(c)(3).
Use a formerly licensed main facility as an auxiliary facility Is this application being filed pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1675(c)(1) to request authorization to use a formerly licensed main facility as an auxiliary facility and/or change the ERP of the proposed auxiliary facility? No
The proposed auxiliary facility complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1675(a).
Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See Section 1.1306 of 47 C.F.R.).

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Obligations Licensee/Permittee certifies that all terms, conditions, and obligations set forth in the underlying construction permit have been fully met. Yes
Licensee/Permittee certifies that, apart from changes already reported, no cause or circumstance has arisen since the grant of the underlying construction permit which would result in any statement or representation contained in the construction permit application to be now incorrect. Yes
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? No

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.

Robert A Feinberg

Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel


02/06/2018

Attachments

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