Approved by OMB 3060-0027
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Minor Modification of a FM Station Construction Permit Application

File Number:
0000203091
Submit Date:
10/31/2022
Lead Call Sign:
KABV
Facility ID:
762470


FRN:
0005048699
Service:
Full Power FM
Purpose:
Minor Modification
Status:
Granted
Status Date:
03/15/2023
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
Fees Is the applicant exempt from FCC application Fees? Yes
Indicate reason for fee exemption: Not-For-Profit Organization
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:

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Christian Ministries of the Valley, Inc.

PO Box 1290

Weslaco, TX 78599

United States

+1 (956) 968-7777

egarza@radiovida.com

NFP

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Charles Burkhart

Sterling Communications, Inc.

P.O. Box 1877

LaFayette, GA 30728

United States

+1 (706) 397-8744

sterlingtoddb@gmail.com

Technical Representative

Scott W. Woodworth

Legal Representative

Edinger Associates PLLC

1725 I Street NW, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 747-1690

swoodworth@edingerlaw.net

Legal Representative




Attributable Interest

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Section Question Response
Equity and Financial Interests Applicant certifies that equity and financial interests not listed in the Parties to the Application section are non-attributable pursuant to the notes to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3555. Yes
Other Authorizations Does the applicant or any party to the application have an attributable interest in any other broadcast station(s). Yes
Broadcast Incubator Program Is the proposed facility the subject of an incubation proposal or a ‘reward’ waiver request under the Commission’s Broadcast Incubator Program?
Multiple Ownership Is the applicant or any party to the application the holder of an attributable radio joint sales agreement or an attributable radio time brokerage agreement in the same market as the station subject to this application? No
Applicant certifies that the proposed facility complies with the Commission's multiple ownership rules. Yes
Applicant certifies that the proposed facility: (a) does not present an issue under the Commission's policies relating to media interests of immediate family members; (b) complies with the Commission's policies relating to future ownership interests; and (c) complies with the Commission's restrictions relating to the insulation and non-participation of non-party investors and creditors. Yes
Does the Applicant claim status as an "eligible entity," that is, an entity that qualifies as a small business under the Small Business Administration's size standards for its industry grouping (as set forth in 13 C.F.R. § 121.201), and holds: (a) 30 percent or more of the stock or partnership interests and more than 50 percent of the voting power of the corporation or partnership that will own the media outlet; or (b) 15 percent or more of the stock or partnership interests and more than 50 percent of the voting power of the corporation or partnership that will own the media outlet, provided that no other person or entity owns or controls more than 25 percent of the outstanding stock or partnership interests; or (c) more than 50 percent of the voting power of the corporation that will own the media outlet (if such corporation is a publicly traded company)? No

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. Yes
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
Proposed Community of License State Texas
City BEN BOLT
Channel 264
Frequency 100.7
Facility Type Facility Type Commercial
Station Class Station Class C3

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 1058887
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 27° 39' 00.0" N+
Longitude 098° 07' 45.0" W-
Structure Type TOWER-A free standing or guyed struct
Overall Structure Height 152.0 meters
Support Structure Height 151.0 meters
Ground Elevation (AMSL) 63.0 meters
Antenna Data Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level Horizontal:79 meters Vertical:79 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain Horizontal:79 meters Vertical:79 meters
Height of Radiation Center Above Mean Sea Level Horizontal:142.0 meters Vertical:142.0 meters
Effective Radiated Power Horizontal:25 kW Vertical: 25 kW
Proposed Allotment or Assignment - Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude 27° 29' 55.3" N+
Longitude 098° 03' 03.8" W-

Antenna Technical Data

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Section Question Response
Antenna Type Antenna Type Non-Directional

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
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) No
Broadcast Facility Does the proposed facility comply with the applicable engineering standards and assignment requirements of 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.203, 73.207, 73.213, 73.315, 73.509, 73.515, 73.525, and 73.1125? No
Contour Protection Does the proposed facility request processing pursuant to the contour protection provisions of 47 C.F.R Section 73.215? Yes
Community of License Change - Section 307(b) Is the application being submitted to change the facility’s community of license? If ‘Yes’, an exhibit is required containing information demonstrating that the proposed community of license change constitutes a preferential arrangement of assignments under Section 307(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (47 U.S.C. Section 307(b)) 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 declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above. Enrique Garza
President

10/31/2022

Attachments

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File Name Uploaded By Attachment Type Description Upload Status
73.315 Compliance Exhibit.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications §73.315 Compliance Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion
Allocation Study Exhibit.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications §73.215 Allocation Study Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion
Attributable Interest Exhibit.pdf Applicant Attributable Interest Attributable Interest Exhibit Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion
Evironmental Assessment Exhibit.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications Environmental Assessment Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion
KABV 307(b) Showing.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications KABV 307(b) Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion
Multiple Ownership Exhibit.pdf Applicant Technical Certifications Multiple Ownership Exhibit Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion