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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Request to Extend a DTS Engineering STA Application

File Number:
0000122413
Submit Date:
09/25/2020
Call Sign:
WIPR-TV
Facility ID:
53859
FRN:
0005832233
State:
Puerto Rico
City:
SAN JUAN
Service:
DTS
Purpose:
STA Extension
Status:
Pending
Status Date:
09/25/2020
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

PUERTO RICO PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Marietty Lasanta

PO Box 190909

SAN JUAN, PR 00919

United States

+1 (787) 766-1656 MLasanta@wipr.pr Government Entity

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Mark Denbo

Counsel

Smithwick & Belendiuk, P.C.

5028 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.

SUITE 301

WASHINGTON, DC 20016

United States

+1 (202) 350-9656 MDENBO@FCCWORLD.COM Legal Representative

Alejandro Luciano

Consultant Engineer

Alejandro Luciano PE

Alejandro luciano PE

PO Box 194528

SAN JUAN, PR 00919

United States

+1 (787) 717-6984 aluciano@aluciano.com Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 53859
State Puerto Rico
City SAN JUAN
DTS Channel 26
Designated Market Area PUERTO RICO
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
Zone Zone 2

DTS Reference Point

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Section Question Response
Construction Permit File Number and Facility ID File Number for Current Authorized Service Area: 0000004434
Facility ID 53859
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 18° 06' 34.8" N+
Longitude 066° 03' 03.5" 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? Yes
ASR Number 1010730
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 18° 06' 35.0" N+
Longitude 066° 03' 04.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 332.5 meters
Support Structure Height 306.9 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 900.7 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 222 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 776 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 1122.7 meters
Effective Radiated Power 1000 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 109320
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: DIE
Model TFU-26JSC-R-CT150SP
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.5
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
0.8750.8630.2890.919
0.8440.7440.5420.864
0.8640.5420.7440.845
0.9190.2890.8630.875
0.9730.2140.9210.932
0.9970.3840.9570.981
0.9860.4650.9861
0.9570.3840.9970.981
0.9210.2140.9730.932

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
288 0.845
174 0.194
126 0.194
12 0.845

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 1012235
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 18° 19' 46.0" N+
Longitude 065° 41' 10.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 122.8 meters
Support Structure Height 122.8 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 264.9 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 80 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 250 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 344.9 meters
Effective Radiated Power 10 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 109321
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ALP12L12-HSPR-43
Electrical Beam Tilt 3
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 70 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
0.7340.8940.2210.894
0.750.7950.2040.966
0.7940.6740.1760.998
0.8530.5310.1790.993
0.9120.3770.2470.961
0.9610.2470.3770.912
0.9930.1790.5310.853
0.9980.1760.6740.794
0.9660.2040.7950.75

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
67 1
293 1

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? Yes
ASR Number 1041596
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 18° 13' 59.0" N+
Longitude 066° 45' 35.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 167.0 meters
Support Structure Height 167.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 930.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 75 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 519 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 1005.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 10 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 109322
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ALP12L12-HSPR-43
Electrical Beam Tilt 3
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 80 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
0.7340.8940.2210.894
0.750.7950.2040.966
0.7940.6740.1760.998
0.8530.5310.1790.993
0.9120.3770.2470.961
0.9610.2470.3770.912
0.9930.1790.5310.853
0.9980.1760.6740.794
0.9660.2040.7950.75

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
67 1
293 1

Site 4: 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 1011496
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 18° 15' 54.0" N+
Longitude 066° 05' 06.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 87.0 meters
Support Structure Height 71.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 420.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 64 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 776 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 484.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 250 kW

Site 4: 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 20415
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: PSI
Model PSILP24AOC
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.5
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
Rotation 65 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
10.6680.6760.668
0.9940.6310.6720.715
0.9780.6090.6590.767
0.9510.6020.6420.82
0.9150.6080.6230.871
0.8710.6230.6080.915
0.820.6420.6020.951
0.7670.6590.6090.978
0.7150.6720.6310.994

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.

Eric Delgado

President


09/25/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WIPR-TV - Narrative Statement for STA Request - September 2020.pdf Applicant General Information Narrative Statement for WIPR-TV STA Extension Request