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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)New FM Full Power Construction Permit Application

File Number:
BNPED-20071018BCF
Submit Date:
10/18/2007
Call Sign:
WVBA
Facility ID:
175088
FRN:
0029968765
State:
Vermont
City:
BRATTLEBORO
Service:
FM
Purpose:
Construction Permit
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
09/16/2010
Expiration Date:
09/16/2013
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

VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO

Applicant

Doing Business As: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET Other

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KATE MICHLER

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

DOUG VERNIER TELECOMMUNICATION CONSULTAN

721 WEST 1ST STREET, SUITE A

CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613

United States

+1 (319) 266-8402 KMICHLER@V-SOFT.COM Technical Representative

JOHN CRIGLER, ESQ.

GARVEY SCHUBERT BARER

United States

+1 (202) 965-7880 JCRIGLER@GSBLAW.COM Legal 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 175088
State Vermont
City BRATTLEBORO
FM Channel 205
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? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 42° 49' 44.2" N+
Longitude 072° 35' 50.3" W-
Structure Type
Overall Structure Height 55 meters
Support Structure Height
Ground Elevation (AMSL)
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level 35 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain 33.2 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level 305 meters
Effective Radiated Power 0.1 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type
Do you have an Antenna ID? Yes
Antenna ID 82008
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 (24)

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Party Name Address Phone Email Positional Interest

VICTORIA YOUNG, 36 OAK STREET, PROCTOR, VT 05765

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

AL WAKEFIELD, MENDON MEADOWS, SUITE 8, RTE. 4, MENDON, VT 05701

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

BILL STETSON, 139 ELM STREET, NORWICH, VT 05055

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

ADELAIDE SHELDON, P.O. BOX 203, SHELBURNE, VT 05482

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

JOHN MCCARDELL, 461 TULLEY ROAD, CORNWALL, VT 05753

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

SPENCER KNAPP, GENERAL COUNSEL, FAHC - PATRICK 309, 111 COLCHESTER AVENUE, BURLINGTON, VT 05401

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

KATHY HOYT, P.O. BOX 775, NORWICH, VT 05055

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

DOUGLAS GRISWOLD, S.T. GRISWOLD & CO., P.O. BOX 849, WILLISTON, VT 05495

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

TRACI GRIFFITH, BOX 284, ST. MICHAELS COLLEGE, ONE WINOOSKI PARK, COLCHESTER, VT 05439

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

STAN FISHKIN, MOUNTAIN TOP FARM, CHITTENDEN, VT 05737

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

MAXIE EWINS, 88 EUSTACE LANE, SHELBURNE, VT 05482

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

PEREZ EHRICH, 21 TORY LANE, ARLINGTON, VT 05201

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

JACK CROWL, P.O. BOX 307, NO. POMFRET, VT 05053

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

HENRY CHAUNCEY, P.O. BOX 312, LUDLOW, VT 05149

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

DONNA CARPENTER, 51 WEST SHAW HILL ROAD, STOWE, VT 05672

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

NORDHAL BRUE, 49 OAKLEDGE DRIVE, BURLINGTON, VT 05401

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

BILL ALLEY, 333 ATHERTON WAY, GREENSBORO, VT 05841

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

WILLIAM BIDDLE, 2310 ROY MOUNTAIN ROAD, EAST RYEGATE, VT 05042

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
SECRETARY, BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
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DEB GRANQUIST, P.O. BOX 111, WESTON, VT 05161

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
VICE CHAIR, BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
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AMY HASTINGS, 24 OAK DRIVE, MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
CHAIR, BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

BRIAN DONAHUE, 12 THISTLE LANE, ESSEX JCT., VT 05452

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

ROBIN TURNAU, 1450 CHURCH HILL ROAD, CHARLOTTE, VT 05445

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

MARK VOGELZANG, 13 BUTTERCUP LANE, JERICHO, VT 05465

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
PRESIDENT, EX OFFICIO BOARD MEMBER
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
%

VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO, 65 TROY AVENUE, COLCHESTER, VT 05446

365 TROY AVE

COLCHESTER, VT 05446

United States

+1 (802) 655-9451 RPARKER@VPR.NET
Positional Interest:
APPLICANT
Citizenship:
United States
Percentage of Votes:
0%
Percentage of Total Assets:
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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).

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
Eligibility The applicant certifies that it is a: Nonprofit educational organization, other than described in a. or b.
The applicant certifies that the applicant's officers, directors and members of its governing board are broadly representative of the educational, cultural, and civic segments of the principal community to be served.
The applicant certifies that the Commission has previously granted a broadcast application identified here by file number that found this applicant qualified as a noncommercial educational entity with a qualifying educational program, and that the applicant will use the proposed station to advance a program similar to that the Commission has found qualifying in applicant's previous application. Yes
FCC File Number BLED-19810225AF
The applicant certifies that its governing documents (e.g., articles of incorporation, by-laws, charter, enabling statute, and/or other pertinent organizational document) permit the applicant to advance an educational program and that there is no provision in any of those documents that would restrict the applicant from advancing an educational program or complying with any Commission rule, policy, or provision of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. 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? 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. Yes
Local Public Notice Applicant certifies that it has or will comply with the public notice requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3580. Yes
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. Yes
The applicant certifies that this application is contingent upon receipt of a grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. No
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. No
Auction Authorization If the application is being submitted to obtain a construction permit for which the applicant was the winning bidder in an auction, then the applicant certifies, pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.5005(a), that it has attached an exhibit containing the information required by 47 C.F.R. Sections 1.2107(d), 1.2110(i), 1.2112(a) and 1.2112(b), if applicable.

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.

BRIAN DONAHUE


Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description
1212434_3439204.pdf Applicant All Purpose Broadcast Interests
1212434_3439205.pdf Applicant All Purpose Fill-In Translators
1212434_3439330.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit #11, Fair Distribution of Service - 307(b)
1212434_3439344.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit #14 Community Service
1212434_3439353.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit #16, Contour Overlap Requirements
1212434_3439381.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit #22, Environmental Protection Act
1212434_3440446.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit 19, Television Channel 6 Protection
1212434_3451053.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit #1, Engineering Statement
1212434_3451091.pdf Applicant All Purpose Exhibit #13, Main Studio Location
1212434_555133.txt Applicant All Purpose ENGINEERING STATEMENT
1212434_555134.txt Applicant All Purpose OTHER BROADCAST INTERESTS
1212434_555135.txt Applicant All Purpose FAIR DISTRIBUTION OF SERVICE 307(B)
1212434_555136.txt Applicant All Purpose FILL-IN TRANSLATORS EXCLUDED FOR RESPONSE TO V.1
1212434_555137.txt Applicant All Purpose MAIN STUDIO LOCATION
1212434_555138.txt Applicant All Purpose COMMUNITY COVERAGE
1212434_555139.txt Applicant All Purpose CONTOUR OVERLAP REQUIREMENTS
1212434_555140.txt Applicant All Purpose TELEVISION CHANNEL 6 PROTECTION
1212434_555141.txt Applicant All Purpose INTERNATIONAL BORDERS
1212434_555142.txt Applicant All Purpose ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT
D:\data\prod\cdbs\letters\\20\A-1212434_F-175088_L-20477-BNPED-20071018BCF.pdf Applicant All Purpose imported letter
D:\data\prod\cdbs\letters\\21\A-1212434_F-175088_L-21558-BNPED-20071018BCF.pdf Applicant All Purpose imported letter