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Approved by OMB 3060-0027
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Amendment to a Modification of a Licensed Facility for DTV Application

File Number:
BPEDT-20140925ACE
Submit Date:
09/25/2014
Call Sign:
WTCI
Facility ID:
65667
FRN:
0001774595
State:
Tennessee
City:
CHATTANOOGA
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Minor Modification Amendment BLEDT-20060629ACO
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
05/15/2015
Expiration Date:
08/01/2021
Filing Status:
InActive


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:
Are the frequencies or parameters requested in this filing covered by grandfathered privileges, previously approved by waiver, or functionally integrated with an existing station? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

The Greater Chattanooga Public Television Corporation

Doing Business As: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORPORATION

Paul Grove

7540 BONNYSHIRE DRIVE

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 PAULGROVE@WTCITV.ORG Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

BRYAN FUQUA

VP TECHNICAL SERVICES

THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORPORATION

7540 BONNYSHIRE DRIVE

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416-3558

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 BFUQUA@WTCITV.ORG Technical Representative

PAUL GROVE

PRESIDENT & CEO

THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORPORATION

7540 BONNYSHIRE DRIVE

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416-3558

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 PAULGROVE@WTCITV.ORG Legal Representative

Alien Ownership

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Question Response
1) Is the applicant a foreign government or the representative of any foreign government as specified in Section 310(a) of the Communications Act? No
2) Is the applicant an alien or the representative of an alien? (Section 310(b)(1))
3) Is the applicant a corporation, or non-corporate entity, that is organized under the laws of any foreign government? (Section 310(b)(2))
4) Is the applicant an entity of which more than one-fifth of the capital stock, or other equity or voting interest, is owned of record or voted by aliens or their representatives or by a foreign government or representative thereof or by any entity organized under the laws of a foreign country? (Section 310(b)(3))
5) Is the applicant directly or indirectly controlled by any other entity of which more than one-fourth of the capital stock, or other equity or voting interest, is owned of record or voted by aliens, their representatives, or by a foreign government or representative thereof, or by any entity organized under the laws of a foreign country? (Section 310(b)(4))
6) Has the applicant received a declaratory ruling(s) under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act?
6a) Enter the citation of the applicable declaratory ruling by DA/FCC number, FCC Record citation, release date, or any other identifying information.
7) Has there been any change in the applicant's foreign ownership since issuance of the declaratory ruling(s) cited in response to Question 6?
7a) Enter the File or Docket Number of the Petition for Declaratory Ruling that the applicant has filed for its foreign ownership in connection with this application pursuant to Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act. It is not necessary to file a request for a foreign ownership declaratory ruling if the applicant attaches a showing that the requested authorization(s) is exempt from the provisions of Section 310(b)(4).
8) Does the applicant certify that it is in compliance with the terms and conditions of the foreign ownership declaratory ruling(s) cited in response to Question 6?
9) In connection with this application, is the applicant filing a foreign ownership Petition for Declaratory Ruling pursuant to Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act?

Basic Qualifying Questions

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Section Question Response
Revoked Application Has the Applicant or any party to this application had any FCC station Authorization revoked or had any application for an initial, modification or renewal of FCC station Authorization denied by the Commission? No
State or Federal Convictions Has the Applicant or any party to this application, or any party directly or indirectly controlling the Applicant, ever been convicted of a felony by any state or federal court? No

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 65667
State Tennessee
City CHATTANOOGA
DTV Channel 29
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
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 1042763
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 35° 12' 26.0" N+
Longitude 085° 16' 52.0" W-
Structure Type NTOWER-Multiple structs
Overall Structure Height 150.3 meters
Support Structure Height 135.6 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 613.3 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 141 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 352 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 754.3 meters
Effective Radiated Power 160 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Non-Directional
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 119750
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ATW18H6-HTO-29H
Rotation
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? No
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Parties to the Application (22)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

Paul Grove

The Greater Chattanooga Public TV Corp 7540 Bonnyshire Drive Chattanooga, TN 37416

7540 BONNYSHIRE DRIVE

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 PAULGROVE@WTCITV.ORG
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jennifer Hoff

Skye Stategies 1338 Koblan Drive Hixson, TN 37343

1338 Koblan Drive

HIXSON, TN 37343

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 jennifer@skyestrategies.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Debrah Arfken

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 615 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37403

6 Shoal Creek Falls

Signal Mtn, TN 37377

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 deborah-arfken@utc.edu
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Hodgen Mainda

MDP Management 832 Georgia Avenue #420 Chattanooga, TN 37402

832 Georgia Avenue

#420

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37402

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 hmainda@mdpmngt.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Frank Shriner

Retired

7 Bartram Road

Lookout Mtn, TN 37350

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 fvschriner@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Bill Robinson

Baker Donelson 633 Chestnut Street #1800 Chattanooga, TN 37450

633 Chestnut Street

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37450

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 wrobinson@bakerdonelson.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Ralph Kendall

Retired

4833 W Lawther Drive

#602

Dallas, TX 75214

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 PAULGROVE@WTCITV.ORG
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Nancy Patterson

Chattanooga State Technical Comm College 4501 Amnicola Hwy Chattanooga, TN 37406

4501 Amnicola Highway

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37406

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 nancy.patterson@chattanoogastate.edu
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Dana Perry

Chambliss, Bahner 7 Stophel 605 Chestnut Street #1700 Chattanooga, TN 37450

605 Chestnut Street

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37450

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 dperry@cbslawfirm.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Cole Powell

Elliott Davis Decosimo Two Union Square Suite #100 Chattanooga, TN 37402

7540 BONNYSHIRE DRIVE

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 colepowell@decosimo.com
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Warren Barnett

Barnett & Company 1300 Broad Street Suite 303 Chattanooga, TN 37402

1300 Broad Street

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37402

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 warren@barnettandcompany.com
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Mary Kilbride

Retired

1602 Riverview Road

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37305

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 mhkilbride@aol.com
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jo Coke

Retired

1208 Lower Brow Road

Signal Mtn, TN 37377

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 jocoke@comcast.net
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Alison Shaw

Erlanger Hospital 975 East 3rd Street Chattanooga, TN 37403

975 East Third Street

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37403

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 Alison.Shaw@erlanger.org
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Larry Buie

AGL Resources 2207 Olan Mills Road Chattanooga, TN 37421

2207 Olan Mills Road

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 lbuie@aglresources.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Bruce Stewart

Retired

99 Walnut Avenue

#402

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37403

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 bruceb.stewart@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Scott Wilson

Baylor School 171 Baylor School Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405

171 Baylor School Road

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37405

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 sawilson@baylorschool.org
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Monty Wyne

Maycreate 701 Broad Street #202 Chattanooga, TN 37402

7540 BONNYSHIRE DRIVE

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 mwyne@maycreate.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Erskine Oglesby , Jr .

100 Black Men of Chattanooga P.O. Box 1201 Chattanooga, 37401

P.O. Box 1201

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37401

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 eoglesbyjr@100bmchatt.org
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Steve Gatlin

UBS Financial Services One Union Square Suite #100 Chattanooga, TN 37402

One Union Square

Suite #100

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37402

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 steve.gatlin@ubs.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Tom Griscom

Retired

540 Whitehall Road

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37405

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 griscot@mac.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Paula Henderson

Retired

1467 Market Street

CHATTANOOGA, TN 37402

United States

+1 (423) 702-7800 paula5704@comcast.net
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.54%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Attributable Interest

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Section Question Response
Equity and Financial Interests Applicant certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth by the applicant parties are non-attributable. Yes
Other Authorizations Does the applicant or any party to the application have an attributable interest in any other broadcast station(s). No

Construction Permit Certifications

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Section Question Response
Post-Incentive Auction Expedited Processing It will operate on the DTV channel for this station as established in the post-incentive auction channel reassignment public notice.
It will operate post-incentive auction facilities that do not expand the noise-limited service contour in any direction beyond that established by the post-incentive auction channel reassignment public notice.
It will operate post-incentive auction facilities that match or reduce by no more than five percent with respect to predicted population from those defined in the post-incentive auction channel reassignment public notice.
The antenna structure to be used by this facility has been registered by the Commission and will not require re-registration to support the proposed antenna, OR the FAA has previously determined that the proposed structure will not adversely affect safety in air navigation and this structure qualifies for later registration under the Commission's phased registration plan, OR the proposed installation on this structure does not require notification to the FAA pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 17.7.
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See Section 1.1306 of 47 C.F.R.) No
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. Yes

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Eligibility The applicant certifies that it is a: Nonprofit educational organization, other than described in a. or b.
The applicant certifies that the applicant's officers, directors and members of its governing board are broadly representative of the educational, cultural, and civic segments of the principal community to be served. Yes
The applicant certifies that the Commission has previously granted a broadcast application identified here by file number that found this applicant qualified as a noncommercial educational entity with a qualifying educational program, and that the applicant will use the proposed station to advance a program similar to that the Commission has found qualifying in applicant's previous application. Yes
FCC File Number 20060629
The applicant certifies that its governing documents (e.g., articles of incorporation, by-laws, charter, enabling statute, and/or other pertinent organizational document) permit the applicant to advance an educational program and that there is no provision in any of those documents that would restrict the applicant from advancing an educational program or complying with any Commission rule, policy, or provision of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Yes
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. Yes
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? No
Program Service Certification Applicant certifies that it is cognizant of and will comply with its obligations as a Commission licensee to present a program service responsive to the issues of public concern facing the station's community of license and service area. Yes
Local Public Notice Applicant certifies that it has or will comply with the public notice requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3580. Yes
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) If the applicant proposes to employ five or more full-time employees, applicant certifies that it is filing simultaneously with this application a Model EEO Program Report. N/A
Holding Period Applicant certifies that this application does not propose a modification to an authorization that was awarded on the basis of a preference for fair distribution of service pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 307(b). Yes
Applicant certifies that the proposed modification will not downgrade service to the area on which the Section 307(b) preference was based.
Applicant certifies that although it proposes to downgrade service to the area on which the Section 307(b) preference was based, applicant has provided full service to that area for a period of four years of on-air operations.
Applicant certifies that this application does not propose a modification to an authorized station that received a credit for superior technical parameters under the point system selection method in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.7003. Yes
Applicant certifies that the population and area within the proposed service contour (60 dBu (FM) or Noise-Limited (TV)) are greater than or equivalent to those authorized.

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.

Paul Grove

President & CEO


09/25/2014

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
Amendment Statement.pdf Applicant Amendment Amended power requested from previous application
ATW18-Specs.pdf Applicant Antenna Technical Data Specifications for the proposed ERI top mount antenna
Environmental Effect Exhibit.pdf Applicant Construction Permit Certifications Environmental Effect Exhibit
ERI_Ant_160KW.txt Applicant Antenna Technical Data New ERI antenna analysis with 160 KW ERP.
Existing_sidemount_200KW.txt Applicant Antenna Technical Data Existing antenna analysis with 200 KW ERP