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Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-1240
September 2017
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Transition Plan Progress Report

File Number:
0000062363
Submit Date:
10/10/2018
Call Sign:
KWTV-DT
Facility ID:
25382
FRN:
0015452238
State:
Oklahoma
City:
OKLAHOMA CITY
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Transition Plan Progress Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2018
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Filing Information Filing Type Quarterly
Year 2018
Quarter Third Quarter
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.

Doing Business As: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.

Trevor Wiseman

7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73111

United States

+1 (405) 841-9106 trevor.wiseman@griffin.news Limited Liability Company

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jack Mills

STATION ENGINEER

Griffin Licensing, L.L.C.

7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

OLKAHOMA CITY, OK 73111

United States

+1 (405) 841-9161 JACK.MILLS@NEWS9.NET Technical Representative

David A. O'Connor

WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP

1800 M STREET, N.W.

SUITE 800N

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141 DOCONNOR@WBKLAW.COM Legal Representative

Matthew Sanderford

MARSAND, INC.

Matthew Sanderford

211 Pack Saddle Trail

Weatherford, TX 76088

United States

+1 (817) 783-5566 matthews@marsand.com Technical Representative

David Sanderford

MARSAND, INC

David Sanderford

211 Pack Saddle Trail

Weatherford, TX 76088

United States

+1 (817) 783-5566 davids@marsand.com Technical Representative

Permits and Tower Studies

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Section Question Response
Approval and Permits Does the Station require FAA approval (e.g., completion of FAA Form 7460-1 and a “No Hazard Determination”) in order to construct its post-auction facility? No
The Station has requested FAA approval for its post-auction facility.
The Station has received FAA approval for its post-auction facility.
Does the Station require Federal, State, and/or local permits, and/or a review of environmental impact, for its post-auction facility? No
Station has requested necessary Federal, State and/or local permits and/or review of environmental impact for its post-auction facility
Station has received necessary Federal, State, and/or local permits and/or review of environmental impact for its post-auction facility
Tower Studies Are radio frequency (RF) studies required in order for the Station to construct its post-auction facility? No
RF studies have been started
RF studies have been completed
Are structural tower studies required in order for the Station to construct its post-auction facility? Yes
Structural tower studies have been started Yes
Structural tower studies have been completed Yes

Station Equipment

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Section Question Response
Station Equipment The Station has placed orders for the following equipment, if required:
Main Facility Antenna Yes
Main Facility Transmitter Yes
Main Facility Transmission line Yes
Main Facility Mask Filter and/or RF Combiner Yes
Auxiliary antenna and related equipment Yes
Does the Station anticipate that it will receive all necessary equipment in time to meet the construction deadline for the Station’s main facility? No
Please Explain:
KWTV's request to extend was granted on or about 10/5/18 - Refer to attachments. KWTV intends to file a license application to cover auxilary construction on or about 11/27/18. KWTV intends to cease ops on Pre Auction Channel on or about 11/27/18.
Has Station received all required new broadcast equipment (antenna, transmitter, etc.) necessary to begin construction? No

Towers and Antenna

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Section Question Response
Towers Construction and Antenna Installation Does the Station's post-auction facility require tower construction/modification work? Yes
Does construction of the Station’s post-auction facility require construction of a new tower or substantial modification of an existing tower? Yes
Has all necessary tower work been scheduled? Yes
Has all necessary tower work been completed? No
Please Explain:
Tower work remaining for main antenna systems on the top candelabra will be completed during FCC Repack Phase 2. KWTV-DT will successfully transistion to Post-Auction Channel utilizing a side-mounted interum aux antenna system on or about 11/27/18
Does the Station anticipate that all tower work, including antenna installation, will be completed in time to meet its construction deadline? No
Please Explain:
See Above - KWTV-DT filed a Form 337 and was granted a extension on or about 10/5/2018. See Attached.
Auxiliary Antenna Does the Station require use of a new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station started all outside tower work and made all necessary equipment upgrades to commence testing of its new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station completed all outside tower work and made all necessary equipment upgrades to commence testing of its new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station started testing on its new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station completed all testing on its new auxiliary antenna system such that it may now cease broadcasting on its pre-auction channel? No
Post-auction Facility Has the Station completed all work, including construction, modification and/or installation, related to construction of its post-auction facility such that it is ready to begin testing on its post-auction facility? No
Has the Station completed all tower work? No
Has the Station completed all in-building (equipment) work? Yes
Does the Station have other issues that must be addressed before it can fully construct and/or operate its post-auction facility? No
Has the Station completed all construction work on its post-auction facility that is necessary to complete an application for a license to cover that facility? Yes
Pre-auction Channel Has the Station ceased broadcasting on its pre-auction channel? 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.

Trevor L Wiseman

VP of Technology


10/10/2018

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
KWTV-DT-c3.PDF Applicant All Purpose KWTV-DT CP Extension Grant