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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)DTV Engineering STA Application

File Number:
0000081286
Submit Date:
09/12/2019
Call Sign:
WGBH-TV
Facility ID:
72099
FRN:
0003764560
State:
Massachusetts
City:
BOSTON
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
10/04/2019
Expiration Date:
04/03/2020
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)? Yes
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request: 1

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Eric Brass

1 Guest Street

Boston, MA 02135

United States

+1 (617) 300-4405 ERIC_BRASS@WGBH.ORG Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

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

Emeric Feldmar

Director of Engineering

WGBH Educational Foundation

1 Guest Street

Boston, MA 02135

United States

+1 (617) 300-2371 emeric_feldmar@wgbh.org Technical Representative

Ari Meltzer

Legal Counsel

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street, N.W.

Washington , DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7467 ameltzer@wileyrein.com Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 72099
State Massachusetts
City BOSTON
DTV Channel 5
Designated Market Area BOSTON (MANCHESTER)
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 1004233
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 42° 18' 10.7" N+
Longitude 071° 13' 04.9" W-
Structure Type GTOWER-Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Overall Structure Height 366.0 meters
Support Structure Height 335.6 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 46.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 360.3 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 362.7 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 406.3 meters
Effective Radiated Power 34.0 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 1001428
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: DIE
Model TDM-3A5
Rotation
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.0
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? No
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

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.

Emeric Feldmar

Director of Engineering


09/12/2019

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
Legal Justification - WGBH Maximization 4810-7657-4627 v.1.pdf Applicant All Purpose Justification for STA
WGBH-TV STA request ENG 09-04-2019.pdf Applicant All Purpose WGBH-TV STA engineering exhibits