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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)Minor Modification of a Licensed Facility for FM Translator Application

File Number:
BPFT-20060726AAA
Submit Date:
07/26/2006
Call Sign:
W261CA
Facility ID:
49424
FRN:
0003263829
State:
Pennsylvania
City:
LEWISBURG
Service:
FX
Purpose:
Minor Modification BLFT-20060714ACQ
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
09/06/2006
Expiration Date:
09/06/2009
Filing Status:
InActive


General Information

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

Fees, Waivers, and Exemptions

Section Question Response
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)?
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

NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION ASSOCIATION

Applicant

Doing Business As: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION ASSOCIATION

100 WVIA WAY

PITTSTON, PA 18640

United States

+1 (570) 826-6144 JOE GLYNN@WVIA.PBS.ORG Other

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KEVIN M. FITZGERALD

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

P.O. BOX 20155

SCRANTON, PA 18502

United States

+1 (570) 602-1361 KFITZ@EPIX.NET Technical Representative

TODD D. GRAY

DOW LOHNES PLLC

1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE, NW

SUITE 800

WASHINGTON, DC 20036-6802

United States

+1 (202) 776-2000 TGRAY@DOWLOHNES.COM Legal Representative

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Service Type Service Type FM Translator
Facility ID 49424
State Pennsylvania
City LEWISBURG
FX Channel 215
Facility Type Facility Type Noncommercial Educational
Station Type Main

Primary station proposed to be rebroadcast:

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Facility Id Call Sign City State
49436 WVIA-FM SCRANTON PA

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 40° 58' 07.3" N+
Longitude 076° 50' 51.8" W-
Structure Type
Overall Structure Height 17 meters
Support Structure Height
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 158 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 15 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 173 meters
Effective Radiated Power 0.25 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 16125
Antenna Manufacturer and Model Manufacturer:
Model
Rotation 45 degrees
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

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) Yes
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. 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? Yes
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.
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.

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.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

A. WILLIAM KELLY


Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
1142286_2553823.pdf Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 Lewisburg Minor Change Analysis
1142286_2553831.pdf Applicant All Purpose Translator Interference Study Narrative
1142286_2553832.pdf Applicant All Purpose Translator Spacing Study
1142286_2553834.pdf Applicant All Purpose Translator Interference Contour Analysis
1142286_2553835.pdf Applicant All Purpose Translator Interference Contour Analysis Blown Up
1142286_2553836.pdf Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 Lewisburg, PA 74.1204(d) Narrative
1142286_2553837.pdf Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 Lewisburg, PA Desired to Undesired Ratios Map
1142286_2553838.pdf Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 Lewisburg, PA 74.1204(d) Geo Map
1142286_2553839.pdf Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 Lewisburg TV6 Contour Study
1142286_422129.txt Applicant All Purpose APPLICATION INFORMATION
1142286_422130.txt Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 LEWISBURG, PA INTERFERENCE STUDY NARRATIVE
1142286_422131.txt Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 LEWISBURG, PA SPACING AND CONTOUR STUDIES
1142286_422132.txt Applicant All Purpose WVIA 90.9 LEWISBURG TV6 STUDY
1142286_422133.txt Applicant All Purpose RF EXPOSURE COMPLIANCE