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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Modification of a License for FM Application

File Number:
0000185409
Submit Date:
02/25/2022
Call Sign:
WFME-FM
Facility ID:
30573
FRN:
0001545607
State:
New York
City:
GARDEN CITY
Service:
FM
Purpose:
Modification of License BLH-20000607ACM
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
03/07/2022
Expiration Date:
06/01/2022
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

FAMILY STATIONS, INC.

JENNIFER D. BURKHISER

112 NORTH ELM STREET

SHENANDOAH, IA 51601

United States

+1 (712) 246-5151 JBURKHISER@FAMILYRADIO.ORG Not-for-Profit

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MATTHEW H. MCCORMICK , ESQ .

Legal Counsel

FLETCHER, HEALD, & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

MATTHEW. H. MCCORMICK, ESQ.

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET, 11TH FLOOR

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0438 MCCORMICK@FHHLAW.COM Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Service Type Service Type Full Power FM
Facility ID 30573
State New York
City GARDEN CITY
FM Channel 224
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
Zone Zone

Primary station proposed to be rebroadcast:

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Facility Id Call Sign City State

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 1043283
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 40° 45' 26.4" N+
Longitude 073° 42' 50.5" W-
Structure Type
Overall Structure Height 112 meters
Support Structure Height
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 72 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 104.0 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 176.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 2.0 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 15806
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: Harris
Model SKMIED
Rotation 0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt
Mechanical Beam Tilt
toward azimuth
Polarization
Elevation Radiation Pattern Does the proposed antenna propose elevation radiation patterns that vary with azimuth for reasons other than the use of mechanical beam tilt?
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data
Out-of-Channel Emission Mask:
Frequency Offset:

Operating Constants

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Section Question Response
Transmitter and Transmission Line Transmitter Power Output (TPO):
(average power at input to transmission line, after any filter attached to the transmitter, if used)

3.80 dBk

2.4 kW

Transmission Line Loss (LL):
Antenna Input Power (AIP):
Max. Antenna Power Gain (AG)
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)
(Average Power)

3.01 dBk

2.0 kW

Construction Permit Certifications

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Section Question Response
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306)
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with the applicable engineering standards and assignment requirements of 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.616, 73.622(i), 73.623(e), 73.625, 73.1030, and 73.1125.

Point System Factors

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Section Question Response
Established Local Applicant Applicant certifies that for at least the 24 months immediately prior to application, and continuing through the present, it qualifies as a local applicant pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.7000, that its governing documents require that such localism be maintained, and that it has placed documentation of its qualifications as an established local applicant in a local public inspection file and has submitted to the Commission copies of the documentation.
Diversity of Ownership Applicant certifies that the principal community (city grade) contour of the proposed station does not overlap the principal community contour of any other authorized station (comparing radio to radio and television to television, including non-fill-in translator stations other than those identified in question below) in which any party to the application has an attributable interest as defined in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555, that its governing documents require that such diversity be maintained, and that it has placed documentation of its diversity qualifications in a local public inspection file and has submitted to the Commission copies of the documentation.
Is the applicant's certification to the above question based on its exclusion of translator station(s) that will be replaced with a full service station pursuant to the authorization requested here?
State-wide Network Applicant certifies that (a) it has NOT claimed a credit for diversity of ownership above; (b) it is one of the three specific types of organizations described in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.7003(b)(3); and (c) it has placed documentation of its qualifications in a local public inspection file and has submitted to the Commission copies of the documentation.
Technical Parameters Applicant certifies that the numbers in the boxes below accurately reflect the new area and population that its proposal would serve with a 60 dBu (FM) or noise-limited (TV) signal measured in accordance with the standard predicted contours in 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.313(c) (FM) and 73.622(e) and that it has documented the basis for its calculations in the local public inspection file and has submitted copies to the Commission. Major modification applicants should include new area proposed only (exclude any area already within the station's existing service area). (Points, if any, will be determined by FCC).
New area served in square kilometers (excluding areas of water):
Population served based on the most recent census block data from the United States:

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Character Issues Applicant certifies that neither applicant nor any party to the application has or had any interest in, or connection with: (a) any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left in unresolved or were resolved adversely against the applicant or party to the application; or (b) any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.
Adverse Findings Has the Applicant or any party to this application had an adverse finding or an adverse final action taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under any law related to the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination?

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.

THOMAS EVANS

PRESIDENT


02/25/2022

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WFME-FM Garden City, NY Modification of License (NCE)_Statement 2-24-2022.pdf Applicant Modification of License Certifications