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Approved by OMB 3060-0386
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)DTS Engineering STA Application

File Number:
0000080412
Submit Date:
08/16/2019
Call Sign:
WHKY-TV
Facility ID:
65919
FRN:
0006555957
State:
North Carolina
City:
HICKORY
Service:
DTS
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
08/27/2019
Expiration Date:
01/28/2020
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)? No
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:

Application Type Fee Code Fee Amount
Total $200.00
Engineering STA MGT $200.00

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.

Doing Business As: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.

Jeff Long

526 MAIN AVENUE SE

HICKORY, NC 28602

United States

+1 (828) 322-1290 JLONG@WHKY.COM Limited Liability Company

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph C. Chautin , III .

Legal Counsel

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777 jchautin@hardycarey.com Legal Representative

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004 bobjr@DLR.com Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 65919
State North Carolina
City HICKORY
DTS Channel 14
Designated Market Area Charlotte
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Type Main
Zone Zone 2

DTS Reference Point

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Section Question Response
Construction Permit File Number and Facility ID File Number for Current Authorized Service Area: 0000078363
Facility ID 65919
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 35° 29' 42.0" N+
Longitude 081° 09' 27.0" 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? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 35° 39' 28.4" N+
Longitude 081° 24' 23.3" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 58 meters
Support Structure Height 58 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 531 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 50 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 251 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 581 meters
Effective Radiated Power 950 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 1005267
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ATW19H3-ESCx-14H
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? Yes
Rotation 0 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
.544.955.937.974
.489.989.952.993
.471.9591
.489.993.952.989
.544.974.937.955
.627.949.921.897
.723.928.917.817
.817.917.928.723
.897.921.949.627

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA

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 1005065
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 35° 17' 15.0" N+
Longitude 080° 41' 44.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 380.0 meters
Support Structure Height 365.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 218.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 152 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 167 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 370.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 18 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 1005268
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ALP16M4-ESBR-14
Electrical Beam Tilt 1
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? Yes
Rotation 0 degrees
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
.923.266.389.571
.993.2.493.403
.982.137.63.303
.891.106.769.279
.756.097.897.309
.603.122.981.377
.466.188.991.483
.373.256.913.625
.318.316.76.788

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA
236 .997
14 1

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 B. Long

Member-Manager


08/16/2019

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WHKY CPReduced Power STA Justification.pdf Applicant All Purpose WHKY TV Reduced Power STA Justification