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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:
0000190367
Submit Date:
05/10/2022
Call Sign:
WMEB-TV
Facility ID:
39648
FRN:
0003293008
State:
Maine
City:
ORONO
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Rule Making
Status:
Pending
Status Date:
05/10/2022
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

Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation

Jeff Mahaney

63 Texas Avenue

Bangor, ME 04401

United States

+1 (207) 404-5118 jmahaney@mainepublic.org Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Lucinda Hutter Cavell

Cavell Mertz & Associates, Inc.

7724 Donegan Drive

Manassas, VA 20109

United States

+1 (703) 392-9090 ccavell@cavellmertz.com Technical Representative

Derek Teslik

Gray Miller Persh LLP

2233 Wisconsin Ave., NW Ste. 226

Washington, DC 20007

United States

+1 (202) 559-7489 dteslik@graymillerpersh.com Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 39648
State Maine
City ORONO
DTV Channel 22
Designated Market Area BANGOR
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 1035355
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 44° 45' 45.0" N+
Longitude 068° 33' 56.0" W-
Structure Type GTOWER-Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Overall Structure Height 112.3 meters
Support Structure Height 81.6 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 286.5 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 101.3 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 293 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 387.8 meters
Effective Radiated Power 1000 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Non-Directional
Do you have an Antenna ID?
Antenna ID 1009561
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: DIE
Model TFU-33ETT/VP-R O6
Rotation 0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 0.75
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

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.

Jeffrey F. Mahaney

Chief Technology Officer


05/10/2022

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WMEB C-71872-1 CH22 EZ_Prop_.pdf Applicant Antenna Technical Data Antenna Specification Sheet
WMEB Major Mod Statement_Draft3a.pdf Applicant Antenna Technical Data Engineering Statement
WMEB Petition for Rulemaking VHF to UHF.pdf Applicant All Purpose Petition for Rulemaking