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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)License To Cover for DTS Application

File Number:
0000001524
Submit Date:
05/19/2015
Call Sign:
WFMZ-TV
Facility ID:
39884
FRN:
0007580152
State:
Pennsylvania
City:
ALLENTOWN
Service:
DTS
Purpose:
License To Cover BPCDT-20101214AAB
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
06/05/2015
Expiration Date:
08/01/2015
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Is the applicant exempt from FCC regulatory Fees? No
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

Application Type Fee Code Fee Amount
Total 315.0
License To Cover MJT 315.0

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Doing Business As: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Barry Fisher

300 EAST ROCK ROAD

ALLENTOWN, PA 18103

United States

+1 (610) 792-0998 barryf@wfmz.com Corporation

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

J. GEOFFREY BENTLEY , Esq .

BENTLEY LAW OFFICE

2700 COPPER CREEK ROAD

OAK HILL, VA 20171

United States

+1 (703) 793-5207 GEOFFBENTLEY@VERIZON.NET Legal Representative

LARRY HARLAN WILL , PE .

CONSULTING ENGINEER

CONSULTING ENGINEER

1055 POWDERHORN DRIVE

GLEN MILLS, PA 19342

United States

+1 (610) 399-1826 LHWILL@VERIZON.NET Technical 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 subject to the provisions set forth under Section 310(b) of the Communications Act, for a broadcast, common carrier, aeronautical en route, or aeronautical fixed radio station Authorization? No
3) Is the applicant an alien or the representative of an alien? (Section 310(b)(1))
4) Is the applicant a corporation, or non-corporate entity, that is organized under the laws of any foreign government? (Section 310(b)(2))
5) 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))
6) 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))
7) Has the applicant received a ruling(s) under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act with respect to the same radio service involved in this application?
8) Has there been any change in the applicant's foreign ownership since issuance of the declaratory ruling(s) cited in response to Question 7?
8a) 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).
9) Does the applicant’s foreign ownership comply with the declaratory ruling(s) cited in response to Question 7?

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 39884
State Pennsylvania
City ALLENTOWN
DTS Channel 46
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Type Main
Zone Zone 1

DTS Reference Point

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Section Question Response
Construction Permit File Number and Facility ID File Number for Current Authorized Service Area:
Facility ID 39884
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 40° 33' 52.3" N+
Longitude 075° 26' 22.6" W-

Site 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 1031215
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 40° 33' 52.0" N+
Longitude 075° 26' 24.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 203.6 meters
Support Structure Height 202.6 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 284.5 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 199 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 331 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 483.5 meters
Effective Radiated Power 800 kW

Site 1: Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 113911
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: PSI
Model PSIMPTD-10-DCPA-46
Electrical Beam Tilt 1
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? Yes
Rotation 0 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeVADegreeVADegreeVADegreeVA
0.2390.5510.9710.222
0.2320.7110.9370.218
0.2230.8410.8370.221
0.2170.8950.7360.237
0.2160.940.6350.235
0.2260.9730.5340.241
0.260.9930.4040.246
0.29810.2510.247
0.4040.9920.2330.227

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
157 1

Site 1: 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)

14.84 dBk

30.5 kW

Transmission Line Loss (LL): 0.75 dB
Antenna Input Power (AIP): 14.09 dBk
Max. Antenna Power Gain (AG) 14.94 dB
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)
(Average Power)

29.03 dBk

800 kW

Site 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 1035474
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 40° 02' 33.0" N+
Longitude 075° 14' 32.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 389.0 meters
Support Structure Height 388.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 74.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 272 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 281 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 346.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 1.8 kW

Site 2: Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 113912
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: PSI
Model PSILP6AD-46-SPECIAL
Electrical Beam Tilt 3.5
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Circular
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? Yes
Rotation 90 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeVADegreeVADegreeVADegreeVA
10.030.030.03
0.970.030.030.03
0.880.030.030.06
0.760.030.030.25
0.60.030.030.46
0.460.030.030.6
0.250.030.030.76
0.060.030.030.88
0.030.030.030.97

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA

Site 2: 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)

-0.04 dBk

0.99 kW

Transmission Line Loss (LL): 10.24 dB
Antenna Input Power (AIP): -10.28 dBk
Max. Antenna Power Gain (AG) 12.83 dB
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)
(Average Power)

2.55 dBk

1.8 kW

Parties to the Application (8)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

JENNIFER DEAN

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

7401 POWDER VALLEY ROAD

ZIONSVILLE, PA 18092

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
12%
Percentage of Total Assets:
16.6%

WENDY SHUBERT

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

7475 BUHMAN ROAD

ZIONSVILLE, PA 18092

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
8%
Percentage of Total Assets:
10.3%

RICHARD A DEAN

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

7479 BUHMAN ROAD

ZIONSVILLE, PA 18092

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
8%
Percentage of Total Assets:
10.3%

MICHAEL KULP

CFO

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

KLEMAN ROAD

GILBERTSVILLE, PA 19525

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4%
Percentage of Total Assets:
5.7%

JOANNA M DEAN

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

13520 GARRIS CT

HUDSON, FL 34667

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

BARRY N FISHER

PRESIDENT

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

1263 DIVOT DRIVE

WESCOSVILLE, PA 18106

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 barryf@wfmz.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.8%
Percentage of Total Assets:
5.9%

DAVID G HINSON

SEC

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

5380 COVENANT CT

ALLENTOWN, PA 18103

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
4.8%
Percentage of Total Assets:
5.9%

RICHARD C DEAN

CHAIRMAN

MARANATHA BROIADCASTING COMPANY INC

13520 GARRIS CT

HUDSON, FL 34667

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000 WFMZ@WFMZ.COM
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
54.4%
Percentage of Total Assets:
34.8%

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). Yes

License Certifications

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Section Question Response
Main Studio Location The main studio location complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1125. Yes
Country US
PO Box
Address Line 1 300 EAST ROCK ROAD
Address Line 2
City ALLENTOWN
State PA
Zip Code 18103
Phone +1 (610) 798-4000
Constructed Facility The facility constructed as authorized in the underlying construction permit. Yes
Special Operating Conditions The facility was constructed in compliance with all special operating conditions, terms, and obligations described in the construction permit.

An exhibit may be required. Review the underlying construction permit.

Yes
Transmitter The transmitter complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1660. Yes
Changing Transmitter Power Output Is this application being filed to authorize a change in transmitter power output caused by the replacement of an omnidirectional antenna with another omnidirectional antenna or an alteration of the transmission line system? See 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.1690(c)(1) and (c)(10). No
Replacing a Directional Antenna Is this application being filed pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1690(c)(3) to replace a directional antenna with another directional antenna? No
The proposed theoretical antenna pattern complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1690(c)(3).
Use a formerly licensed main facility as an auxiliary facility Is this application being filed pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1675(c)(1) to request authorization to use a formerly licensed main facility as an auxiliary facility and/or change the ERP of the proposed auxiliary facility? No
The proposed auxiliary facility complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1675(a).
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.).

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Obligations Licensee/Permittee certifies that all terms, conditions, and obligations set forth in the underlying construction permit have been fully met. Yes
Licensee/Permittee certifies that, apart from changes already reported, no cause or circumstance has arisen since the grant of the underlying construction permit which would result in any statement or representation contained in the construction permit application to be now incorrect. 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

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.

LARRY HARLAN WILL , PE .

CONSULTING ENGINER


05/19/2015

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
MARANATHA_attrib_station_list.doc Applicant Attributable Interest
wfmz_dts2_COVERING_lic_app_HOSPITAL_Statement.doc Applicant License Certifications