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

File Number:
0000117250
Submit Date:
07/08/2020
Call Sign:
WVPT
Facility ID:
60111
FRN:
0006692347
State:
Virginia
City:
STAUNTON
Service:
DTS
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
07/21/2020
Expiration Date:
12/30/2020
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

VPM MEDIA CORPORATION

23 Sesame Street

Richmond, VA 23235

United States

+1 (804) 320-1301 mspiller@vpm.org Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Ari Meltzer

Legal Counsel

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7467 ameltzer@wiley.law Legal Representative

Douglas Lee Vernier

Senior Engineer and CEO

Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants

Doug Vernier

1600 Picturesque Dr.

Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4541

United States

+1 (319) 266-7435 dvernier@v-soft.com Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 60111
State Virginia
City STAUNTON
DTS Channel 12
Designated Market Area HARRISONBURG
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
Zone Zone 1

DTS Reference Point

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Section Question Response
Construction Permit File Number and Facility ID File Number for Current Authorized Service Area:
Facility ID 60111
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 38° 09' 54.4" N+
Longitude 079° 18' 50.1" W-

Site 1: Antenna Location Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Structure Registration Do you have an FCC Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Number? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 38° 09' 54.4" N+
Longitude 079° 18' 50.1" W-
Structure Type UTOWER-Unguyed - Free Standing Tower
Overall Structure Height 12 meters
Support Structure Height 12 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 1323 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 10 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 689 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 1333 meters
Effective Radiated Power 10 kW

Site 1: 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 108799
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: MCI
Model SERIES 953422
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? Yes
Rotation 0 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
0.030.840.720.07
0.010.90.890.02
0.040.820.90.02
0.010.730.840.03
0.190.680.790.03
0.320.880.730.02
0.4610.420.02
0.610.870.280.02
0.750.70.180.03

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
195 0.91
173 0.695
149 1
127 0.67
115 0.8

Site 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 1018222
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 37° 59' 00.0" N+
Longitude 078° 29' 01.0" W-
Structure Type GTOWER-Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Overall Structure Height 90.5 meters
Support Structure Height 81.7 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 427.1 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 68 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 333 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 495.1 meters
Effective Radiated Power 0.1 kW

Site 2: 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 108800
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: SCA
Model DRV-1
Electrical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
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? Yes
Rotation 0 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
10.0280.0560.028
0.9730.040.0530.108
0.8880.0910.060.208
0.7640.120.0870.325
0.6160.1290.1150.465
0.4650.1150.1290.617
0.3250.0870.120.764
0.2080.060.0910.888
0.1080.0530.040.973

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA

Site 3: Antenna Location Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Structure Registration Do you have an FCC Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Number? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 38° 20' 39.4" N+
Longitude 079° 35' 46.1" W-
Structure Type GTOWER-Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Overall Structure Height 46 meters
Support Structure Height 46 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 1295 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 43 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 470 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 1338 meters
Effective Radiated Power 0.008 kW

Site 3: 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 108801
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: SCA
Model CL-713
Electrical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
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? Yes
Rotation 0 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
0.9740.010.010.01
0.8790.010.010.01
0.7170.010.010.01
0.4910.010.010.048
0.2240.010.010.224
0.0480.010.010.491
0.010.010.010.717
0.010.010.010.879
0.010.010.010.974

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
355 1

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.

Austin Wright

Technology Manager/Chief Engineer


07/08/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
Variance Narrative.pdf Applicant All Purpose Variance narrative