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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Renewal of License

File Number:
0000126680
Submit Date:
11/20/2020
Call Sign:
KNOX
Facility ID:
54592
FRN:
0004974358
State:
North Dakota
City:
GRAND FORKS
Service:
AM
Purpose:
Renewal of License
Status:
Pending
Status Date:
11/30/2020
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Is the applicant exempt from FCC regulatory Fees? No
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 $270.00
Renewal of License MAF $70.00
MGR $200.00

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.

PO Box 1458

SAINT CLOUD, MN 56301

United States

+1 (320) 251-1450 John@JWKingLaw.com Corporation

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOHN WELLS KING , ESQ .

LAW OFFICE OF JOHN WELLS KING, PLLC

4051 Shoal Creek Lane East

Jacksonville, FL 32225

United States

+1 (904) 647-9610 John@JWKingLaw.com Legal Representative

Renewal Certification

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Section Question Response
Character Issues Licensee certifies that neither the licensee nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in, or connection with, any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left unresolved, or were resolved adversely against the applicant or any party to the application; Yes
Licensee certifies that neither the licensee nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in, or connection with, any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.. Yes
Adverse Findings Licensee certifies that, with respect to the licensee and each party to the application, no adverse finding has been made, nor has an adverse final action been taken by any court or administrative body in a civil or criminal proceeding brought under the provisions of any laws related to any of the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination. Yes
FCC Violations during the Preceding License Term Licensee certifies that, with respect to the station(s) for which renewal is requested, there have been no violations by the licensee of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, or the rules or regulations of the Commission during the preceding license term. If "No", the licensee must submit an explanatory exhibit providing complete descriptions of all violations. Yes
Ownership The licensee certifies that, with respect to the station(s) for which renewal is requested, it complied with 47 CFR Section 73.3555. Yes
Alien Ownership and Control Licensee certifies that it complies with the provisions of Section 310 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, relating to interests of aliens and foreign governments. Yes
Non-Discriminatory Advertising Sales Agreements Commercial licensee certifies that its advertising sales agreements do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity and that all such agreements held by the licensee contain non-discrimination clauses. Noncommercial licensees should select "not applicable." Yes

AM/FM/LPFM Certification

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Section Question Response
Biennial Ownership Report Licensee certifies that the station's Biennial Ownership Report (FCC Form 323 or 323-E) has been filed with the Commission, as required by 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3615 and 74.797. Yes
EEO Program The station's Broadcast EEO Program Report (FCC Form 396), has been filed with the Commission, as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.2080(f)(1). Yes
File Number: 0000126639
The station has posted its most recent Broadcast EEO Public File Report on the station's website, as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.2080(c)(6). Yes
Online Public Inspection File Licensee certifies that the documentation required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526 or 73.3527, as applicable, has been uploaded to the station's public inspection file as and when required. No
Adherence to Minimum Operating Schedule Licensee certifies that, during the preceding license term, the station has not been silent (or operating for less than its prescribed minimum operating hours) for any period of more than 30 days. Yes
Silent Station Licensee certifies that the station is currently on the air broadcasting programming intended to be received by the public. Yes
Discontinued Operations Licensee certifies that during the preceding license term, the station has not been silent for any consecutive 12-month period. Yes
Environmental Effects Licensee certifies that the specified facility complies with the maximum permissible radio frequency electromagnetic exposure limits for controlled and uncontrolled environments. Yes

Other BroadCast Certifications

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Section Question Response
Other BroadCast Certifications Does this application include one or more FM translator station(s) or TV translator station(s) or LPTV station(s), in addition to the station listed at the top of this section? Yes
Other Broadcast Station(s):
Call Sign Facility Id Service Code
K239BG 147641 FX

FM Translator Certifications (1)

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Call Sign:  K239BG
Section Question Response
Operational Status Silent Stations
Licensee certifies that the station is currently on the air.
Yes
Rebroadcast Status
Licensee certifies that the station is currently rebroadcasting the signal of an FM, AM, or LPFM station.
Rebroadcast Station(s):
Call Sign Facility Id
KNOX 54592
Yes
Rebroadcast Consent
Licensee certifies that it has obtained written authority from the licensee of the primary station identified above for retransmitting the primary station's programming
Yes
Licensee Compliance Licensee certifies that it is in compliance with 47 C.F.R. Section 74.1232(d), which prohibits the common ownership of: (1) a commercial primary FM station and a FM translator station whose coverage contour extends beyond the protected contour of the commercial FM primary station being broadcast, and (2) a commercial primary AM Station and a FM translator station whose 60 dBu contour exceeds the greater of either: (a) the 2 mV/m daytime contour of the commercial AM primary station being rebroadcast, or (b) a 25-mile radius centered at the transmitter site of the commercial primary AM station being rebroadcast. This restriction also applies to any person or entity having any interest in, or any connection with, the primary FM station or primary AM station. Yes
Licensee certifies that it is in compliance with 47 C.F.R. Section 74.1232(e) which prohibits: (1) a FM translator station whose coverage contour extends beyond the protected contour of the commercial FM primary station being rebroadcast, and (2) a FM translator station whose 60 dBu contour exceeds the greater of: (a) the 2 mV/m daytime contour of the commercial AM primary station being broadcast, or (b) a 25-mile radius centered at the transmitter site of the commercial primary AM station being rebroadcast, from receiving support (except for specified technical assistance), before, during, or after construction, directly or indirectly, from the primary station, or any person or entity having any interest in, or any connection with, the primary station. Yes
Environmental Effects Licensee certifies that the specified facility complies with the maximum permissible radio frequency electromagnetic exposure limits for controlled and uncontrolled environments. Yes

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.

John J Sowada

President


11/20/2020

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
Statement re Online Public Inspection File.pdf Applicant Audio Certifications Statement re Online Public Inspection File