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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)DTV Engineering STA Application

File Number:
0000071670
Submit Date:
04/16/2019
Call Sign:
KESQ-TV
Facility ID:
25577
FRN:
0001590330
State:
California
City:
PALM SPRINGS
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
04/17/2019
Expiration Date:
06/21/2019
Filing Status:
InActive


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 $200.00
Engineering STA MGT $200.00

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

Doing Business As: News-Press & Gazette Company

825 Edmond St.

Saint Joseph, MO 64501

United States

+1 (816) 271-8505 tim.hannan@npgco.com Corporation

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jim DeChant

News-Press & Gazette Broadcasting

62990 O.B. Riley Road

Bend, OR 97701

United States

+1 (541) 480-5464 jim.dechant@npgco.com V.P. Technology

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

201 Fletcher Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004 bobjr@DLR.com Technical Consultant

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300 shartzell@brookspierce.com Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Facility ID 25577
State California
City PALM SPRINGS
DTV Channel 42
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 1220472
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 33° 51' 58.1" N+
Longitude 116° 26' 05.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 27.1 meters
Support Structure Height 18.3 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 474.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 15.5 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 183 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 489.5 meters
Effective Radiated Power 20.8 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 1004846
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: KAT
Model 75010402
Rotation 0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 2
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

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
.082.369.975.75
.101.466.981.651
.126.578.987.555
.132.682.995.462
.123.7721.377
.125.843.992.303
.165.903.965.239
.227.943.918.175
.293.966.844.113

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.

J Timothy Hannan

EVP and CFO of Parent NPGCO


04/16/2019

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
KESQ_42_STA_Antenna_Information.pdf Applicant All Purpose ANTENNA INFORMATION
KESQ_42_STA_Coverage_Map.pdf Applicant All Purpose PREDICTED COVERAGE CONTOURS
KESQ_42_STA_RF_Hazard_Statement.pdf Applicant All Purpose RF HAZARD STATEMENT
KESQ_42_STA_Technical_Summary.pdf Applicant General Information TECHNICAL SUMMARY
KESQ-TV Pre-Transition Channel Interim Operation STA Request April 2019.pdf Applicant All Purpose KESQ-TV Pre-Transition Channel Interim Operation STA Request