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Approved by OMB 3060-0027
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Amendment to a New NCE FM Construction Permit Application

File Number:
0000167716
Submit Date:
02/22/2022
Facility ID:
768573
FRN:
0031616857
State:
Iowa
City:
DUBUQUE
Service:
FM
Purpose:
New NCE FM CP Amendment
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
02/08/2024
Expiration Date:
02/08/2027
Filing Status:
Active


General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)? No
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Vanguard Association of Sunbelt Colleges Corporation

David Beihl, MD, MBA, FCP

1846 E. Innovation Park Dr

Oro Valley, AZ 85755

United States

+1 (520) 200-3016 chairman@vascschools.org Not-for-Profit

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Luke Rogers

Luke Rogers Consulting

1435 Woodland Ridge Rd

Odenville, AL 35120

United States

+1 (205) 585-6706 lhrogers@gmail.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?
2) Is the applicant an alien or the representative of an alien? (Section 310(b)(1))
3) Is the applicant a corporation, or non-corporate entity, that is organized under the laws of any foreign government? (Section 310(b)(2))
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))
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))
6) Has the applicant received a declaratory ruling(s) under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act?
7) 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?

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Service Type Service Type Full Power FM
Facility ID 768573
State Iowa
City DUBUQUE
FM Channel 205
Designated Market Area
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main
Zone Zone

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? Yes
ASR Number 1037059
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 42° 36' 18.0" N+
Longitude 090° 47' 57.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 97.5 meters
Support Structure Height 97.5 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 368.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 77.0 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 185.0 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 445.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power 3.1 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type
Do you have an Antenna ID?
Antenna ID 69-2019-08-06
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer:
Model
Rotation
Electrical Beam Tilt
Mechanical Beam Tilt
toward azimuth
Polarization
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?
Uploaded file for elevation antenna (or radiation) pattern data

Parties to the Application (1)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

David Beihl , MD .

Vanguard Association of Sunbelt Colleges Corporation

1846 E. Innovation Park Dr.

Oro Valley, AZ 85755

+1 (520) 200-3016 chairman@vascschools.org
Positional Interest:
Citizenship:
Percentage of Votes:
100%
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

Construction Permit Certifications

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Section Question Response
Environmental Effect Would a Commission grant of Authorization for this location be an action which may have a significant environmental effect? (See 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1306)
Broadcast Facility The proposed facility complies with the applicable engineering standards and assignment requirements of 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.616, 73.622(i), 73.623(e), 73.625, 73.1030, and 73.1125.

Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
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.
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?
Program Service Certification Applicant certifies that it is cognizant of and will comply with its obligations as a Commission licensee to present a program service responsive to the issues of public concern facing the station's community of license and service area.
Local Public Notice Applicant certifies that it has or will comply with the public notice requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3580.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) If the applicant proposes to employ five or more full-time employees, applicant certifies that it is filing simultaneously with this application a Model EEO Program Report.
Financial The applicant certifies that sufficient net liquid assets are on hand or that sufficient funds are available from committed sources to construct and operate the requested facilities for three months without revenue.
The applicant certifies that this application is contingent upon receipt of a grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
The applicant certies that this application is contingent upon receipt of a grant from a charitable organization, the approval of the budget of a school or university, or an appropriation from a state, county, municipality or other political subdivision.

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.

David Beihl

President, Vanguard Association of Sunbelt Colleges Corporation


02/22/2022

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
2023-04-25 MX Group 74 LOI.pdf Internal All Purpose FCC letter set 04/25/2023.
Allocation Study Table.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
Community of License Map (Dubuque).pdf Applicant All Purpose
DA-24-119A1.pdf Internal All Purpose DA 24-119 Letter released 02/08/2024.
Directional Antenna Pattern.pdf Applicant All Purpose
Diversity of Ownership Statement.pdf Applicant Amendment Diversity of Ownership Statement
Dubuque_ground_radiation_study.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
Dubuque Response.pdf Internal All Purpose Response to 04/25/2023 LOI.
FCC 22-78A1 and FCC 22-78A2.pdf Internal All Purpose Application Accepted for Filing 10/24/2022 per FCC 22-78.
Full Allocation Study Map.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
NEW!-KIAD-FMOver Report.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
NEW!-KIAD_Interference_Map.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
NEW!-KWVI-FMOver Report.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
NEW!-KWVI_Interference_Map.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
NEW!-WSSW-FMOver Report.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
NEW!-WSSW_Interference_Map.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications
Reasonable Assurance Contact Information.txt Applicant Technical Certifications
VASC Statement of Educational Objectives.pdf Applicant Eligibility Certifications