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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)License To Cover for Digital Class A TV Station Application

File Number:
0000168798
Submit Date:
11/15/2021
Call Sign:
K36EW-D
Facility ID:
5906
FRN:
0001571546
State:
Washington
City:
COLLEGE PLACE
Service:
DCA
Purpose:
License To Cover 0000124914
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
11/18/2021
Expiration Date:
02/01/2023
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? Yes
Indicate reason for fee exemption: Non-Profit, Minor-Modification to Licensed Class A Television Station
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

BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

Doing Business As: BLUE MOUNTAIN TELEVISION

James N. Forsyth

1200 SE 12th Street, Suite 2

COLLEGE PLACE, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 529-9149 jim.forsyth@bmt.tv Not-for-Profit

Authorization Holder Name

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

James N Forsyth

Secretary of the Board

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Association

Jim Forsyth

1200 SE 12th Street, Suite 2

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 529-9149 jim.forsyth@bmt.tv Legal Representative

Lowell Mann

Station Manager

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Association

Mr. Lowell Mann

1200 SE 12th Street, Suite 2

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 529-9149 manager@bmt.tv Legal Representative

James McDonald

ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

B. W. St.Clair

117 East Eleventh St.

Loveland, CO 80537

United States

+1 (970) 593-8443 jim@windriverbroadcast.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? No
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? No

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 and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Proposed Community of License Facility ID 5906
State Washington
City COLLEGE PLACE
DCA Channel 36
Designated Market Area Spokane

Primary station proposed to be rebroadcast:

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Facility Id Call Sign City State

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 46° 02' 21.6" N+
Longitude 118° 22' 46.3" W-
Structure Type B-Building
Overall Structure Height 22 meters
Support Structure Height 19.5 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 259.4 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 21.9 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 281.3 meters
Effective Radiated Power 0.226 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Off the Shelf
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 23503
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer: SCA
Model SL-8
Rotation 80 degrees
Electrical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
Mechanical Beam Tilt Not Applicable
toward azimuth
Polarization Horizontal
Elevation Radiation 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
Out-of-Channel Emission Mask: Stringent

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values (Pre-rotated Pattern)

DegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValueDegreeValue
10.680.720.69
0.990.660.70.74
0.990.650.690.79
0.970.650.670.85
0.940.660.650.89
0.910.680.640.93
0.850.690.640.96
0.780.70.650.98
0.730.710.660.99

Additional Azimuths

Degree VA

Parties to the Application (16)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

Jose Segovia

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

P O Box 184

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 527-2826 jose.segovia@wallawalla.edu
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Gary Rittenbach

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

32 Sullivan Place

Walla Walla, WA 99362

United States

+1 (509) 386-1749 gary.rittenbach@wallawalla.edu
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Dustin Jones

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

Upper Columbia Conf of SDA

3715 S Grove Road

Spokane, WA 99334

United States

+1 (509) 838-2761 dustinj@uccsda.org
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Roger Johnson

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

26 SW Davis Ave.

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 529-8251 dalene.johnson@wallawalla.edu
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Rubem Garcia

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

1530 SE Central Ave.

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 526-8047 ruben.garcia1223@yahoo.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Jaime Flores

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

1210 Colonial Drive

Walla Walla, WA 99362

United States

+1 (509) 430-2939 jaimeflores63@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Keith Carlin

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

315 Snider Drive

Walla Walla, WA 99362

United States

+1 (509) 540-0544 keithcarlin@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Todd Brandenburg

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

2919 Isaacs Ave.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

United States

+1 (509) 301-8831 brandenburg.todd@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Kim Boyd

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

287 Meadowlark Lane

Touchet, WA 00360

United States

+1 (509) 529-1131 kkboydd@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

John Ash , IV .

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

570 Biscuit Ridge Road

Waitsburg, WA 99361

United States

+1 (509) 525-0595 johnash@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Shirley Anderson

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

650 W Whitman Drive

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 527-2326 shirley.anderson@wallawalla.edu
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

James Forsyth

Secretary of Board

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

1227 SE Constitution Drive

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 240-3974 jim.forsyth@bmt.tv
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Ben Wiedemann

Treasurer

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

282 Carter Lane

Walla Walla, WA 99362

United States

+1 (509) 240-5324 benwiedamann@msn.com
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Steve Walikonis

Vice-President

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

1223 Dewey Drive

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 525-1253 swalikonis@gmail.com
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Lynelle Ellis

President

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

942 Sentry Drive

College Place, WA 99324

United States

+1 (509) 301-9581 lynelle.ellis@wallawalla.edu
Positional Interest:
Officer
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Richard Jenkins

Blue Mountain Broadcasting Assn.

84668 Grant Road

Milton-Freewater, OR 97862

United States

+1 (541) 938-7567 monaliz1@cloud.com
Positional Interest:
Director
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
6.3%
Percentage of Total Assets:
0%

Attributable Interest

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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). No

License Certifications

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Section Question Response
Constructed Facility The facility constructed as authorized in the underlying construction permit. Yes
Special Operating Conditions The facility was constructed in compliance with all special operating conditions, terms, and obligations described in the construction permit.

An exhibit may be required. Review the underlying construction permit.

Yes

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Obligations Licensee/Permittee certifies that all terms, conditions, and obligations set forth in the underlying construction permit have been fully met. Yes
Licensee/Permittee certifies that, apart from changes already reported, no cause or circumstance has arisen since the grant of the underlying construction permit which would result in any statement or representation contained in the construction permit application to be now incorrect. Yes
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. Yes
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? No
Statement of Eligibility Licensee certifies that it has filed a statement of eligibility on or before January 28, 2000, which has been found to be acceptable by the Commission. Yes
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
Main Studio Licensee certifies that it has constructed and maintains a main studio at a location in compliance with the requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 3.1125. Yes
Public Inspection File Licensee certifies that it maintains for its station a public inspection file that includes the documentation required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526. 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.

James N Forsyth

Secretary of the Board


11/15/2021

Attachments

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Information not provided.