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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Renewal of License

File Number:
0000114080
Submit Date:
05/20/2020
Call Sign:
WZIP
Facility ID:
66613
FRN:
0009033861
State:
Ohio
City:
AKRON
Service:
FM
Purpose:
Renewal of License
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
09/15/2020
Expiration Date:
10/01/2028
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

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

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

WZIP-FM

302 BUCHTEL COMMON

AKRON, OH 44325-1004

United States

+1 (330) 972-7821 KEPPLER@UAKRON.EDU Government Entity

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Barry S. Persh

Gray Miller Persh LLP

2233 Wisconsin Ave., NW

Suite 226

Washington, DC 20007

United States

+1 (202) 776-2458 bpersh@graymillerpersh.com Legal Representative

Renewal Certification

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Section Question Response
Character Issues Licensee certifies that neither the licensee nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in, or connection with, any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left unresolved, or were resolved adversely against the applicant or any party to the application; Yes
Licensee certifies that neither the licensee nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in, or connection with, any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.. Yes
Adverse Findings Licensee certifies that, with respect to the licensee and each party to the application, no adverse finding has been made, nor has an adverse final action been taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under the provisions of any laws related to any of the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination. Yes
FCC Violations during the Preceding License Term Licensee certifies that, with respect to the station(s) for which renewal is requested, there have been no violations by the licensee of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, or the rules or regulations of the Commission during the preceding license term. If "No", the licensee must submit an explanatory exhibit providing complete descriptions of all violations. Yes
Ownership The licensee certifies that, with respect to the station(s) for which renewal is requested, it complied with 47 CFR Section 73.3555. N/A
Alien Ownership and Control Licensee certifies that it complies with the provisions of Section 310 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, relating to interests of aliens and foreign governments. Yes
Non-Discriminatory Advertising Sales Agreements Commercial licensee certifies that its advertising sales agreements do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity and that all such agreements held by the licensee contain non-discrimination clauses. Noncommercial licensees should select "not applicable." N/A

AM/FM/LPFM Certification

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Section Question Response
Biennial Ownership Report Licensee certifies that the station's Biennial Ownership Report (FCC Form 323 or 323-E) has been filed with the Commission, as required by 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3615 and 74.797. Yes
EEO Program The station's Broadcast EEO Program Report (FCC Form 396), has been filed with the Commission, as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.2080(f)(1). Yes
File Number: 0000114066
The station has posted its most recent Broadcast EEO Public File Report on the station's website, as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.2080(c)(6). N/A
Online Public Inspection File Licensee certifies that the documentation required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526 or 73.3527, as applicable, has been uploaded to the station's public inspection file as and when required. Yes
Adherence to Minimum Operating Schedule Licensee certifies that, during the preceding license term, the station has not been silent (or operating for less than its prescribed minimum operating hours) for any period of more than 30 days. Yes
Silent Station Licensee certifies that the station is currently on the air broadcasting programming intended to be received by the public. Yes
Discontinued Operations Licensee certifies that during the preceding license term, the station has not been silent for any consecutive 12-month period. Yes
Environmental Effects Licensee certifies that the specified facility complies with the maximum permissible radio frequency electromagnetic exposure limits for controlled and uncontrolled environments. Yes

Other BroadCast Certifications

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Section Question Response
Other BroadCast Certifications Does this application include one or more FM translator station(s) or TV translator station(s) or LPTV station(s), in addition to the station listed at the top of this section? No

FM Translator Certifications

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You have not selected any Other Broadcast Station.

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.

M Celeste Cook

Vice President and General Counsel


05/20/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
73.3555 Ownership Certification Not Applicable - NCE Station.pdf Applicant Renewal Certification 73.3555 Ownership Certification Not Applicable - NCE Station