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

File Number:
0000078071
Submit Date:
07/29/2019
Call Sign:
WCNY-TV
Facility ID:
53734
FRN:
0003409299
State:
New York
City:
SYRACUSE
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Engineering STA Amendment
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
07/31/2019
Expiration Date:
01/30/2020
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response

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:

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

Doing Business As: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK

PO BOX 2400

SYRACUSE, NY 13220

United States

+1 (315) 453-2424 fcc@wcny.org Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Mindy Caporin

Vice President & CFO

Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York, Inc

PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY

P.O. BOX 2400

SYRACUSE, NY 13220

United States

+1 (315) 385-7332 mindy.caporin@wcny.org Technical Representative

Derek Teslik

Gray Miller Persh LLP

2233 Wisconsin Ave NW Ste 226

Washington, DC 20007-4119

United States

+1 (202) 559-7489 dteslik@graymillerpersh.com Legal Representative

Ryan Wilhour

Consulting Engineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507 NW 60th St

STE D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157 ryan@kesslerandgehman.com Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 53734
State New York
City SYRACUSE
DTV Channel 20
Designated Market Area SYRACUSE
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
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 1233154
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 42° 56' 41.8" N+
Longitude 076° 07' 06.2" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 284.1 meters
Support Structure Height 245.3 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 431.9 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 172.2 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 307.2 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 604.1 meters
Effective Radiated Power 125.4 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 1005292
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: Dielectric
Model TFU-16WB/VP-R C 160
Rotation 0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 0.75
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
.939.87.678.867
.947.822.643.903
.966.749.562.937
.988.646.46.969
1.0.527.445.992
.995.444.528.998
.973.459.647.987
.942.552.749.966
.907.642.821.946

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.

Mitch Gelman

President and CEO


07/29/2019

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
2019_07_31_08_08_51.PDF Internal All Purpose
WCNY - Request for STA - July 2019.pdf Applicant All Purpose STA Request
WCNY STA Amendment.pdf Applicant Amendment Explanation of Amendment