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Approved by OMB 3060-0386
July 2002
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)DTV Engineering STA Application

File Number:
0000115886
Submit Date:
06/08/2020
Call Sign:
WDEF-TV
Facility ID:
54385
FRN:
0015347529
State:
Tennessee
City:
CHATTANOOGA
Service:
DTV
Purpose:
Engineering STA
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
06/17/2020
Expiration Date:
12/30/2020
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

WDEF-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: WDEF-TV, INC.

Bobby Berry

301 Poplar Street

Macon, GA 31201

United States

+1 (478) 745-4141 bberry@morrisnetwork.com Corporation

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Anne Goodwin Crump

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET

Eleventh Floor

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0426 CRUMP@FHHLAW.COM Legal Representative

Ray Luke

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Custom Specialty Services, LLC

Ray Luke

17363 Carlton Cuebas Rd

Gulfport, MS 39503

United States

+1 (228) 297-2500 ray.css@att.net Technical Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 54385
State Tennessee
City CHATTANOOGA
DTV Channel 8
Designated Market Area Chattanooga
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Type Main
Zone Zone 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 1043735
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 35° 08' 05.0" N+
Longitude 085° 19' 24.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 116.0 meters
Support Structure Height 93.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 582.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 100.3 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 300 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 682.3 meters
Effective Radiated Power 26 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Directional Custom
Do you have an Antenna ID? No
Antenna ID 1006884
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: ERI
Model ALV8V7-HSOC-8
Rotation 0.0 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt 1.75
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? No
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
1.000.6690.6770.669
0.9950.6330.6730.716
0.9790.6110.6610.769
0.9520.6030.6430.822
0.9170.6100.6250.873
0.8730.6250.6100.917
0.8220.6430.6030.952
0.7690.6610.6110.979
0.7160.6730.6330.995

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA

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.

Bobby Berry

Chief Operating Officer


06/08/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
WDEF.ExtraordinaryCircumstances.Exhibit (01432940xB3D1E).docx Applicant General Information Extraordinary Circumstances Requiring Use of Temporary Facilities