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

File Number:
0000060576
Submit Date:
10/04/2018
Call Sign:
WNET
Facility ID:
18795
FRN:
0018265660
State:
New Jersey
City:
NEWARK
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Minor Modification (Sharing) 0000056301
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
10/18/2018
Expiration Date:
05/01/2020
Filing Status:
Active


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
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? Yes
Indicate reason for fee exemption: Non Commercial
Is the applicant exempt from FCC regulatory Fees? Yes
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

WNET

Not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York

Doing Business As: WNET

Robert A. Feinberg

825 EIGHTH AVENUE

ATTN: GENERAL COUNSEL

NEW YORK, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 FEINBERG@WNET.ORG Other

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Sally A Buckman

Legal Representaitve

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

Sally A. Buckman

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

2001 L STREET NW SUITE 400

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 429-8970 sbuckman@lermansenter.com Legal Representative

Joseph M. Davis , P.E. .

Consulting Engineer

Chesapeake RF Consultants, LLC

207 Old Dominion Road

Yorktown, VA 23692

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600 Joseph.Davis@RF-consultants.com 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 an alien or the representative of an alien? (Section 310(b)(1)) No
3) Is the applicant a corporation, or non-corporate entity, that is organized under the laws of any foreign government? (Section 310(b)(2)) No
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)) No
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)) No
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 Sharing

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Section Question Response
Enter the Facility ID of the station to be shared:
Input the Facility ID of station(s) listed in the CSA:

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 18795
State New Jersey
City NEWARK
DTV Channel 12
Designated Market Area NEW YORK
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
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 1263701
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 40° 42' 46.8" N+
Longitude 074° 00' 47.3" W-
Structure Type BTWR-Building with TOWER/ANTENNA on top
Overall Structure Height 546.2 meters
Support Structure Height 406.8 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 4.3 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 513.9 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 507 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 518.2 meters
Effective Radiated Power 6.5 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 1001414
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: RFS
Model 662-16D VPT
Rotation
Electrical Beam Tilt 2.5
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
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data WNET_RFS662-16D-OWT_Ch12.xml

Parties to the Application (44)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

Vanessa Wise

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Paula Zahn

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Susan Wallach

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Willard Overlock , Jr. .

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Roslyn Goldstein

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Greed

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Marjorie Harris

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Charlotte Nichoson Ackert

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Arnhold

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Lisa Caputo

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Mark Kaplan

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Levin

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Morris Offit

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Cheryl Milstein

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Grazia Svokos

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Alejandro Santo Domingo

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

A.J.C. Smith

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Paul Tanico

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Leonard Tow

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Rosalind Walter

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Josh Weston

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jane Stoddard Williams

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Grace Lyu Volckhausen

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Servidio

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

D. Ronald Daniel

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Loren Kittilsen

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Neal Shapiro

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Robert Feinberg

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Stephen Segalller

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Charlene Shapiro

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Tamara Harris Robinson

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jeffrey Halis

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Cecilia Healy Herbert

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Katherine Nouri Hughes

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Elise Jaffe

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Daniel Levine

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Ellen Hives

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Diana Vagelos

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Caroline Croen

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Laura Ross

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

James Stern

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Graves Tompkins

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Edgar Wachenheim , III .

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (202) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
100%
Percentage of Total Assets:
100%

Marjorie Magner

WNET

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

United States

+1 (212) 560-6981 feinberg@wnet.org
Positional Interest:
Trustee
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Attributable Interest

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Facility ID: 18795

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

Facility ID: 14322

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

Facility ID: 67866

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

Construction Permit Certifications

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Facility ID: 18795

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. Yes
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. No
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. Yes
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. Yes
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306) 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

Facility ID: 14322

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. Yes
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. No
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. Yes
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306) No
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with all of the following applicable rule sections. 47 C.F.R. Sections 74.709, 74.793(e), 74.793(f), 74.793(g), 74.793(h) Yes

Facility ID: 67866

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. Yes
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. No
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. Yes
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306) No
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with all of the following applicable rule sections. 47 C.F.R. Sections 74.709, 74.793(e), 74.793(f), 74.793(g), 74.793(h) Yes

Legal Certifications

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Facility ID: 18795

Section Question Response
Eligibility The applicant certifies that it is a:
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.
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.
FCC File Number
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.

Facility ID: 14322

Section Question Response
Eligibility The applicant certifies that it is a: Nonprofit educational institution
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.
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.
FCC File Number
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Continued Eligibility License certifies that its station does, and will continue to,broadcast: (a) a minimum of 18 hours per day; and (b) an average of at least 3 hours per week of programming each quarter produced within the market area served by the station,or the market area served by a group of commonly controlled low-power or Class A stations that carry common local programming produced within the market area served by such groups. Yes
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.
Auction Authorization If the application is being submitted to obtain a construction permit for which the applicant was the winning bidder in an auction, then the applicant certifies, pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.5005(a), that it has attached an exhibit containing the information required by 47 C.F.R. Sections 1.2107(d), 1.2110(i), 1.2112(a) and 1.2112(b), if applicable. N/A
Rebroadcast Certification (For Applicants proposing rebroadcasts that are not the licensee of the primary station) Applicant certifies that written authority has been obtained from the licensee of the station whose programs are to be retransmitted. N/A

Facility ID: 67866

Section Question Response
Eligibility The applicant certifies that it is a:
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.
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.
FCC File Number
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Continued Eligibility License certifies that its station does, and will continue to,broadcast: (a) a minimum of 18 hours per day; and (b) an average of at least 3 hours per week of programming each quarter produced within the market area served by the station,or the market area served by a group of commonly controlled low-power or Class A stations that carry common local programming produced within the market area served by such groups. Yes
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.
Auction Authorization If the application is being submitted to obtain a construction permit for which the applicant was the winning bidder in an auction, then the applicant certifies, pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.5005(a), that it has attached an exhibit containing the information required by 47 C.F.R. Sections 1.2107(d), 1.2110(i), 1.2112(a) and 1.2112(b), if applicable. N/A
Rebroadcast Certification (For Applicants proposing rebroadcasts that are not the licensee of the primary station) Applicant certifies that written authority has been obtained from the licensee of the station whose programs are to be retransmitted. N/A

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.

Robert A Feinberg

General Counsel


10/04/2018

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WNET_reassignment_expansion_application_ENG_10-17-2017.pdf Applicant All Purpose Engineering Exhibit
WNET_RFS662-16D-OWT_Ch12.xml Applicant Elevation Pattern