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

File Number:
0000087285
Submit Date:
10/24/2019
Call Sign:
WMEA-TV
Facility ID:
39656
FRN:
0003293008
State:
Maine
City:
BIDDEFORD
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
10/30/2019
Expiration Date:
03/13/2020
Filing Status:
InActive


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

MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Jeffrey F. Mahaney

1450 LISBON ST

LEWISTON, ME 04240

United States

+1 (207) 783-9101 jmahaney@mainepublic.org Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jeffrey F Mahaney

CTO

MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

63 TEXAS AVENUE

BANGOR, ME 04401

United States

+1 (207) 404-5118 jmahaney@mainepublic.org Technical Representative

BARRY S. PERSH

GRAY MILLER PERSH LLP

2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Suite 226

Washington, DC 20007

United States

+1 (202) 776-2458 BPERSH@GRAYMILLERPERSH.COM Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 39656
State Maine
City BIDDEFORD
DTV Channel 45
Designated Market Area PORTLAND-AUBURN
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 1037792
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 43° 25' 00.3" N+
Longitude 070° 48' 15.2" W-
Structure Type GTOWER-Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Overall Structure Height 163.3 meters
Support Structure Height 152.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 192.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 149 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 231 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 341.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 50 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 1005832
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: Dielectric
Model TLP-12E
Rotation 90 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 1
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
1.0.299.251.299
.974.256.234.346
.903.214.191.406
.8.169.137.482
.686.125.106.577
.577.106.125.686
.482.137.169.80
.406.191.214.903
.346.234.256.974

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.

Jeffrey Mahaney

Chief Technical Officer


10/24/2019

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WMEA Interim Antenna STA Request - October 2019.pdf Applicant All Purpose STA Request