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Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-1240
September 2017
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Transition Plan Progress Report

File Number:
0000124867
Submit Date:
10/19/2020
Call Sign:
WRFB
Facility ID:
54443
FRN:
0001729847
State:
Puerto Rico
City:
CAROLINA
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Transition Plan Progress Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/19/2020
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Filing Information Filing Type Quarterly
Year 2020
Quarter Third Quarter
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Telecinco, Inc.

Lymaris Rosa

PO Box 43

Mayaguez, PR 00681

United States

+1 (787) 721-4054 Lrosa@telecincoinc.com Corporation

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Alejandro Luciano , PE .

Alejandro Luciano PE

Alejandro Luciano PE

Alejandro Luciano PE

PO Box 194528

SAN JUAN, PR 00919

United States

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

Lee G. Petro

FCC Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8113 Lee.Petro@PillsburyLaw.com Legal Representative

Permits and Tower Studies

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Section Question Response
Approval and Permits Does the Station require FAA approval (e.g., completion of FAA Form 7460-1 and a “No Hazard Determination”) in order to construct its post-auction facility? Yes
The Station has requested FAA approval for its post-auction facility. Yes
The Station has received FAA approval for its post-auction facility. Yes
Does the Station require Federal, State, and/or local permits, and/or a review of environmental impact, for its post-auction facility? Yes
Station has requested necessary Federal, State and/or local permits and/or review of environmental impact for its post-auction facility Yes
Station has received necessary Federal, State, and/or local permits and/or review of environmental impact for its post-auction facility No
Please Explain:
WRFB requested and was issued funds for a replacement tower, that tower has been ordered and is ready for shipment, local permits applications are in progress, but slowed due to the Covid 19, the final design of the Tower base is ready.
Tower Studies Are radio frequency (RF) studies required in order for the Station to construct its post-auction facility? No
RF studies have been started
RF studies have been completed
Are structural tower studies required in order for the Station to construct its post-auction facility? No
Structural tower studies have been started
Structural tower studies have been completed

Station Equipment

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Section Question Response
Station Equipment The Station has placed orders for the following equipment, if required:
Main Facility Antenna Yes
Main Facility Transmitter Yes
Main Facility Transmission line Yes
Main Facility Mask Filter and/or RF Combiner Yes
Auxiliary antenna and related equipment Yes
Does the Station anticipate that it will receive all necessary equipment in time to meet the construction deadline for the Station’s main facility? No
Please Explain:
Because of the August 2018 transition deadline, there was not enough time to perform the new tower construction and antenna installation. WRFB transitioned to its new channel and is on the air on with reduced power facilities.
Has Station received all required new broadcast equipment (antenna, transmitter, etc.) necessary to begin construction? Yes

Towers and Antenna

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Section Question Response
Towers Construction and Antenna Installation Does the Station's post-auction facility require tower construction/modification work? Yes
Does construction of the Station’s post-auction facility require construction of a new tower or substantial modification of an existing tower? Yes
Has all necessary tower work been scheduled? No
Please Explain:
WRFB has received funds approval for a new tower, that tower has been ordered and proposals for the foundations construction and erection have been received, The local permit is delayed due to corona virus closures.
Has all necessary tower work been completed?
Does the Station anticipate that all tower work, including antenna installation, will be completed in time to meet its construction deadline? No
Please Explain:
Because of the August 2018 transition deadline, there was not enough time to complete the tower construction and antenna installation. WRFB is on the air in the post auction assigned channel with interim facilities.
Auxiliary Antenna Does the Station require use of a new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station started all outside tower work and made all necessary equipment upgrades to commence testing of its new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station completed all outside tower work and made all necessary equipment upgrades to commence testing of its new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station started testing on its new auxiliary antenna system? Yes
Has the Station completed all testing on its new auxiliary antenna system such that it may now cease broadcasting on its pre-auction channel? Yes
Post-auction Facility Has the Station completed all work, including construction, modification and/or installation, related to construction of its post-auction facility such that it is ready to begin testing on its post-auction facility? No
Has the Station completed all tower work? No
Has the Station completed all in-building (equipment) work? No
Does the Station have other issues that must be addressed before it can fully construct and/or operate its post-auction facility? Yes
Please Explain:
The station found that additional space in needed to house the transmitter and related components. The repack administrator revised the requested funds. The additional space plans are ready for quotes..
Has the Station completed all construction work on its post-auction facility that is necessary to complete an application for a license to cover that facility? No
Pre-auction Channel Has the Station ceased broadcasting on its pre-auction channel? Yes

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.

Alejandro Luciano , P.E. .

Repack Project Manager


10/19/2020

Attachments

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Information not provided.