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Approved by OMB 3060-0027
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Channel Substitution/Community of License Change

File Number:
0000203784
Submit Date:
11/18/2022
Call Sign:
WBRA-TV
Facility ID:
5981
FRN:
0004654091
State:
Virginia
City:
ROANOKE
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Rule Making
Status:
Pending
Status Date:
11/18/2022
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.

Doing Business As: Blue Ridge PBS

William Anderson

1215 McNeil Dr.

ROANOKE, VA 24015

United States

+1 (540) 334-0991 wanderson@blueridgepbs.org Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Brad Deutsch

Foster Garvey PC

1000 Potomac Street, N.W.

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20007

United States

+1 (202) 298-1793 brad.deutsch@foster.com Legal Representative

William T. Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville, FL 32607-2055

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157 bill@kesslerandgehman.com Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 5981
State Virginia
City ROANOKE
DTV Channel 13
Designated Market Area ROANOKE-LYNCHBURG
Zone Zone 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 1017598
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 37° 11' 46.0" N+
Longitude 080° 09' 16.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 82.8 meters
Support Structure Height 60.5 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 1140.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 68.4 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 630.6 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 1208.4 meters
Effective Radiated Power 66 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? No
Antenna ID 1010251
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: Dielectric
Model THV-10A13/VP-R C150
Rotation 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
1.0000.9390.5320.939
0.9980.8700.5240.980
0.9920.7780.5080.996
0.9860.6750.5000.996
0.9850.5830.5210.990
0.9900.5210.5830.985
0.9960.5000.6750.986
0.9960.5080.7780.992
0.9800.5240.8700.998

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.

Will Anderson

President and CEO


11/18/2022

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
C-71966-1 WBRA CH13 EZ_Prop.pdf Applicant Antenna Technical Data Antenna Electrical and Mechanical Data
Engineering Technical Statement (WBRA-TV PFRM).pdf Applicant All Purpose Engineering Technical Statement
Exhibit 1 - WBRA-TV CH13 Tower Profile View (TM).pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit 1 - WBRA-TV CH13 Tower Profile View (TM)
Exhibit 2 - WBRA-D3 LIC vs. WBRA-D13 APP (DIE).pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit 2 - WBRA-D3 LIC vs. WBRA-D13 APP (DIE)
Exhibit 3 - PBS Population Loss Study Map.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit 3 - PBS Population Loss Study Map
WBRA-TV Channel 13 TVStudy Report.pdf Applicant All Purpose WBRA-TV Channel 13 TVStudy Report
WBRA-TV - Channel Substitution Petition for Rulemaking (LMS).pdf Applicant All Purpose WBRA-TV - Channel Substitution Petition for Rulemaking (LMS)