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Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-1240
September 2017
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Transition Plan Progress Report

File Number:
0000030698
Submit Date:
10/03/2017
Call Sign:
KTTZ-TV
Facility ID:
65355
FRN:
0001646694
State:
Texas
City:
LUBBOCK
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Transition Plan Progress Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2017
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Filing Information Filing Type Quarterly
Year 2017
Quarter Third Quarter
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

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

Applicant

Doing Business As: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

Ron Trice, Director of Engineering

BOX 42161

LUBBOCK, TX 79409

United States

+1 (806) 742-2209 ron.trice@TTU.edu Other

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Richard Anthony Helmick

Cohn and Marks LLP

Richard A. Helmicik

1101 17th Street, N.W.

Suite 1001

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 452-4831 richard.helmick@cohnmarks.com Legal Representative

Ron Trice

Director of Engineering

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

BOX 42161

LUBBOCK, TX 79409

United States

+1 (806) 834-3331 ron.trice@TTU.EDU Technical Representative

Permits and Tower Studies

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Section Question Response
Approval and Permits Does the Station require FAA approval (e.g., completion of FAA Form 7460-1 and a “No Hazard Determination”) in order to construct its post-auction facility? Yes
The Station has requested FAA approval for its post-auction facility. Yes
The Station has received FAA approval for its post-auction facility. Yes
Does the Station require Federal, State, and/or local permits, and/or a review of environmental impact, for its post-auction facility? No
Station has requested necessary Federal, State and/or local permits and/or review of environmental impact for its post-auction facility
Station has received necessary Federal, State, and/or local permits and/or review of environmental impact for its post-auction facility
Tower Studies Are radio frequency (RF) studies required in order for the Station to construct its post-auction facility? Yes
RF studies have been started Yes
RF studies have been completed Yes
Are structural tower studies required in order for the Station to construct its post-auction facility? Yes
Structural tower studies have been started Yes
Structural tower studies have been completed Yes

Station Equipment

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Section Question Response
Station Equipment The Station has placed orders for the following equipment, if required:
Main Facility Antenna No
Main Facility Transmitter No
Main Facility Transmission line No
Main Facility Mask Filter and/or RF Combiner No
Auxiliary antenna and related equipment Not Applicable
Does the Station anticipate that it will receive all necessary equipment in time to meet the construction deadline for the Station’s main facility? Yes
Has Station received all required new broadcast equipment (antenna, transmitter, etc.) necessary to begin construction? No

Towers and Antenna

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Section Question Response
Towers Construction and Antenna Installation Does the Station's post-auction facility require tower construction/modification work? Yes
Does construction of the Station’s post-auction facility require construction of a new tower or substantial modification of an existing tower? Yes
Has all necessary tower work been scheduled? No
Please Explain:
We have submitted a Purchase Order through the University Purchasing Department. They are working on the contracts needed with the vendors.
Has all necessary tower work been completed?
Does the Station anticipate that all tower work, including antenna installation, will be completed in time to meet its construction deadline? Yes
Auxiliary Antenna Does the Station require use of a new auxiliary antenna system? No
Has the Station started all outside tower work and made all necessary equipment upgrades to commence testing of its new auxiliary antenna system?
Has the Station completed all outside tower work and made all necessary equipment upgrades to commence testing of its new auxiliary antenna system?
Has the Station started testing on its new auxiliary antenna system?
Has the Station completed all testing on its new auxiliary antenna system such that it may now cease broadcasting on its pre-auction channel?
Post-auction Facility Has the Station completed all work, including construction, modification and/or installation, related to construction of its post-auction facility such that it is ready to begin testing on its post-auction facility? No
Has the Station completed all tower work? No
Has the Station completed all in-building (equipment) work? No
Does the Station have other issues that must be addressed before it can fully construct and/or operate its post-auction facility? No
Has the Station completed all construction work on its post-auction facility that is necessary to complete an application for a license to cover that facility? No
Pre-auction Channel Has the Station ceased broadcasting on its pre-auction channel? 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.

Chris Cook , Mr. .

Managing Director TTU Public Media


10/03/2017

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
2017-ASW-7290-OE.pdf Applicant All Purpose FAA Aeronautical Study