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Approved by OMB 3060-0386
July 2002
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Request to Extend a DTV Experimental STA Application

File Number:
0000118359
Submit Date:
07/23/2020
Call Sign:
WKAR-TV
Facility ID:
6104
FRN:
0007619026
State:
Michigan
City:
EAST LANSING
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
STA Extension
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
09/25/2020
Expiration Date:
09/24/2021
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

BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Doing Business As: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Susanne Elkins, Director of Broadcasting

WKAR-AM/FM/TV

404 WILSON RD, ROOM 212

EAST LANSING, MI 48824

United States

+1 (517) 884-4700 susi@wkar.org Private Not-for-Profit Educational Institution

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Nakia Barr

Secretary of the Board of Trustees

Michigan State University

426 Auditorium Road

Room 494

EAST LANSING, MI 48824

United States

+1 (517) 884-8431 nwhite@msu.edu Authorized Representative

Jonathan Cohen

Legal Counsel

Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP

1800 M Street, NW

Suite 800N

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 383-3416 jcohen@wbklaw.com Legal Representative

Susanne Elkins

Director of Broadcasting

WKAR Michigan State University

Susanne Elkins, Director of Broadcasting

404 Wilson Rd.

Room 212

East Lansing, MI 48824

United States

+1 (517) 884-4770 susi@wkar.org Director of Broadcasting

Benjamin Pidek , P.E .

Consulting Engineer

Mid-State Consultants

6197 Miller Rd., Suite 1

Swartz Creek, MI 48473

United States

+1 (810) 226-0750 bpidek@mscon.com Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 6104
State Michigan
City EAST LANSING
DTV Channel 35
Designated Market Area LANSING
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 1265362
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 42° 42' 06.9" N+
Longitude 084° 24' 47.8" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 313.3 meters
Support Structure Height 297.8 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 259.1 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 152.4 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 144 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 411.5 meters
Effective Radiated Power 5.5 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 1003205
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model I230ECW-2-23
Rotation 230.0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.0
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Elliptical
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
.87.79.24.79
.94.66.19.84
1.5.14.86
.98.27.11.89
.94.11.09.92
.92.09.11.94
.89.11.27.98
.86.14.51
.84.19.66.94

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.

Nakia Barr

Secretary of the Board of Trustees


07/23/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
1Supporting Statement for LPTV Experimental STA Extension Request (draft 23Jul2020).pdf Applicant General Information Supporting Statement
WKAR-TV Extension Grant .pdf Internal All Purpose