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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) License To Cover for FM Application

File Number:
BLH-20040330ARZ
Submit Date:
03/30/2004
Lead Call Sign:
WYJJ
Facility ID:
54899


FRN:
0014579510
Service:
Full Power FM
Purpose:
License To Cover
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
04/01/2004
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
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? No
Indicate reason for fee exemption:
Is the applicant exempt from FCC regulatory Fees?
Waivers Does this filing request a waiver of the Commission's rule(s)?
Total number of rule sections involved in this waiver request:

Application Type Call Sign Facility ID Fee Code Fee Amount
License To Cover WTNE-FM MHR $0.00
      Total

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Applicant

Doing Business As: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

P.O. BOX 318

MILAN, TN 38237

United States

+1 (731) 587-9526

OTH

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

PAUL F. TINKLE

CEO

P.O. BOX 318

MARTIN, TN 38237

United States

+1 (731) 587-9526

Technical Representative

JOHN F. GARZIGLIA

WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE & RICE, PLLC

United States

+1 (202) 857-4455

JGARZIGLIA@WCSR.COM

Legal Representative




Legal Certifications

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Section Question Response
Character Issues Applicant certifies that neither the 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 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 Applicant certifies that, with respect to the applicant and any 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
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.
Operational Compliance Applicant certifies that it is not the licensee or permittee of the commercial primary station being rebroadcast and that neither it nor any parties to the application have any interest in or connection with the commercial primary station being rebroadcast? See 47 C.F.R. Section 74.1232(d).
Applicant certifies that the FM translator's (a) 1mV/m coverage contour does not extend beyond the protected contour of the commercial FM primary station to be rebroadcast, or (b) entire 1mV/m coverage contour is contained within the greater of either: (i) the 2 mV/m daytime contour of the commercial AM primary station to be rebroadcast, or (ii) a 25-mile radius centered at the commercial AM primary station's transmitter site.
Support Compliance The applicant, if for a commercial FM translator station with a coverage contour extending beyond the protected contour of the commercial primary station being rebroadcast, certifies that it has not received any support, before or after constructing, directly or indirectly, from the licensee/permittee of the primary station or any person with an interest in or connection with the licensee or permittee of the primary station, except for technical assistance as provided for under 47 C.F.R. Section 74.1232(e).
Rebroadcast Certification For applicants proposing translator rebroadcasts that are not the licensee of the primary station, the applicant certifies that written authority has been obtained from the licensee of the station whose programs are to be retransmitted.
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.
Fair Distribution of Service Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 307(b) Applicant certifies that the proposed station will provide a first rural (reception) service.
Applicant certifies that:
(a) it is a Tribal Applicant, as defined in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.7000;
(b) the facilities proposed in this Application will provide Tribal Coverage, as defined in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.7000, of Tribal Lands occupied by the applicant Tribe(s);
(c) the proposed community of license is located on Tribal Lands, as defined in 47 C.F.R. Section 73.7000; and
(d) the proposed facility would be the first local Tribal-owned noncommercial educational transmission service at the proposed community of license
Applicant certifies that the proposed station will provide a first noncommercial educational aural service to (a) at least 10 percent of the people residing within the station's 60 dBu (1mV/m) service contour and (b) to a minimum of 2,000 people.
Applicant certifies that the proposed station will provide a second noncommercial educational aural service, or an aggregated first and second noncommercial educational aural service, to (a) at least 10 percent of the people residing within the station's 60 dBu (1 mV/m) service contour and (b) to a minimum of 2,000 people.
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.
Tribal Priority – Threshold Qualifications Is the Applicant applying for an FM allotment set forth in a Public Notice announcing a Tribal Threshold Qualifications window?
Petition for Rulemaking/Counterproposal to Add New FM Channel to FM Table of Allotments This application is being submitted concurrently with a Petition for Rulemaking or Counterproposal to Amend the FM Table of Allotments (47 C.F.R. Section 73.202) to add a new FM channel allotment. The petitioner/counter-proponent certifies that, if the FM channel allotment requested is allotted, petitioner/counter- proponent will apply to participate in the auction of the channel allotment requested and specified in this application.

Channel and Facility Information

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Section Question Response
Program Test Authority The application is operating pursuant to automatic program test authority
The applicant is requesting program test authority
Proposed Community of License State
City
Channel 249
Frequency 97.7
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Class Station Class C2

Antenna Location Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Structure Registration Do you have an FCC Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) Number?
ASR Number 1044792
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 36° 05' 10.2" N+
Longitude 088° 54' 39.2" W-
Structure Type
Overall Structure Height 105 meters
Support Structure Height
Ground Elevation (AMSL)
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level Horizontal:87 meters Vertical:87 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain Horizontal:92 meters Vertical:92 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level Horizontal:198 meters Vertical:198 meters
Effective Radiated Power Horizontal:49 kW Vertical: 49 kW
Transmitter Power Output 9.858 kW

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Non-Directional
Transmitting Antenna Manufacturer: SHI
Model DS-6813-FW
Antenna Number of Sections: 10
Antenna Spacing Between Sections: 1.0

Directional Antenna Relative Field Value

Degree Value Degree Value Degree Value Degree Value

Additional Azimuths

Degree Value

Technical Certifications

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Power Output Does the operating transmitter power output produce the authorized effective radiated power?
Constructed Facility The facility was constructed as authorized in the underlying construction permit or complies with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1690? Yes
Special Operating Conditions Was the facility constructed in compliance with all special operating conditions, terms, and obligations described in the construction permit? Yes
Environmental 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)

Modification of License Certifications

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Section Question Response
Change in effective radiated power, transmitter output power, replacing a directional or non-directional antenna, deleting contour protection status, or correcting coordinates Is this application being filed to authorize a change in Effective Radiated Power and/or a change in transmitter output power, and/or replacing a directional or non-directional antenna and/or deleting contour protection status and/or correcting coordinates, as authorized by 47 CFR Sections 73.1690(c)(1) through (c)(11)?
Using a formerly licensed main facility as an auxiliary facility. Is this application being filed pursuant to 47 CFR Section 73.1675(c)(1) to request authorization to use a formerly licensed main facility as an auxiliary facility and/or change the ERP of the proposed auxiliary facility?
Change the license status Is this application being filed to authorize a change in license status from commercial to non-commercial or from noncommercial to commercial, pursuant to 47 CFR Section 73.1690(c)(9)?
Change in hours of operation Is this application being filed to authorize a change in hours of operation?
Replacement of Antenna Is this application being filed to authorize the replacement of the licensed nondirectional antenna with another nondirectional antenna within 2 meters above or 4 meters below the licensed antenna center of radiation? See 47 CFR Section 73.875(c)(1)?
Replacement of transmission line Is this application being filed to authorize a replacement of the transmission line that resulted in a change in licensed transmitter power output, but not the effective radiated power? See 47 CFR Section 73.875(c)(2)?

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


Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description Upload Status
985925_209163.txt Applicant All Purpose OUTSTANDING CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion