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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Modification of a License for FM Translator Application

File Number:
0000116935
Submit Date:
07/02/2020
Call Sign:
W295CP
Facility ID:
200014
FRN:
0009269473
State:
Virginia
City:
HARRISONBURG
Service:
FX
Purpose:
Modification of License 0000112081
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
07/24/2020
Expiration Date:
10/01/2027
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
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Is the applicant exempt from FCC regulatory Fees? No
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

TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Doing Business As: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Tom Atkins

73 Kercheval Avenue

Suite 201

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

United States

+1 (313) 886-7070 fcclicenses@sagacom.com Limited Liability Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Justin Asher

Technical Consultant

Asher Broadcast Consulting, LLC

579 Babcock Road

Bronson, MI 49028

United States

+1 (202) 875-2986 justinasher@consultant.com Technical Representative

GARY S SMITHWICK , ESQ .

Legal Counsel

SMITHWICK & BELENDIUK, P.C.

5028 WISCONSIN AVENUE, N.W.

SUITE 301

WASHINGTON, DC 20016

United States

+1 (202) 363-4560 GSMITHWICK@FCCWORLD.COM Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Service Type Service Type FM Translator
Facility ID 200014
State Virginia
City HARRISONBURG
FX Channel 295

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 1018184
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 38° 27' 08.4" N+
Longitude 078° 54' 31.1" W-
Structure Type
Overall Structure Height 152 meters
Support Structure Height
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 445 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 116.0 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 561.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 0.25 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 135319
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: NIC
Model BKG1/P-4L(SLANT45)(0.75WL)
Rotation
Electrical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Horizontal
Elevation Radiation Pattern Does the proposed antenna propose elevation radiation patterns that vary with azimuth for reasons other than the use of mechanical beam tilt?
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data
Out-of-Channel Emission Mask: Simple
Frequency Offset:

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)

Transmission Line Loss (LL):
Antenna Input Power (AIP):
Max. Antenna Power Gain (AG)
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)
(Average Power)

-6.02 dBk

0.25 kW

Construction Permit Certifications

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Section Question Response
Post-Incentive Auction Expedited Processing It will operate on the DTV channel for this station as established in the post-incentive auction channel reassignment public notice.
It will operate post-incentive auction facilities that do not expand the noise-limited service contour in any direction beyond that established by the post-incentive auction channel reassignment public notice.
It will operate post-incentive auction facilities that match or reduce by no more than five percent with respect to predicted population from those defined in the post-incentive auction channel reassignment public notice.
The antenna structure to be used by this facility has been registered by the Commission and will not require re-registration to support the proposed antenna, OR the FAA has previously determined that the proposed structure will not adversely affect safety in air navigation and this structure qualifies for later registration under the Commission's phased registration plan, OR the proposed installation on this structure does not require notification to the FAA pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 17.7.
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306)
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with the applicable engineering standards and assignment requirements of 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.616, 73.622(i), 73.623(e), 73.625, 73.1030, and 73.1125.

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
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.
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?

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.

Kim Mitchell

Vice President


07/02/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
Engineering 1 - Summary of Schedule 350 Filing for W295CP (Triplexed).pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
Engineering 2 - TPO-FM Calculation Worksheet for W295CP (Triplexed).pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
Engineering 3 - Moment Method Analysis for WHBG(AM) & WSVA(AM).pdf Applicant Technical Certifications No physical change to the tower has occurred as triplexing into an existing antenna has taken place. Previous Moment Method Analysis Studies for WHBG(AM) & WSVA(AM), as submitted in former filing LMS-0000112081, remain unchanged. (see attached)
Engineering 4 - Spurious Emissions Study for W261CV, W267BA & W295CP.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications