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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0006653455
File Number:
0000085179
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
KCAL-TV
Facility ID:
21422
City:
LOS ANGELES
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2019

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LOS ANGELES TELEVISION STATION KCAL LLC

Doing Business As: LOS ANGELES TELEVISION STATION KCAL LLC

Daniel G. Ryson

1725 DeSales St. NW

Suite 501

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 457-4505

dryson@cbs.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Daniel G. Ryson

Associate Director of Spectrum Management

CBS

Daniel G. Ryson

1725 DeSales St. NW

Suite 501

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 457-4074

dryson@cbs.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Los Angeles
Web Home Page Address www.cbsla.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Culture Click (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Culture Click is a weekly half hour series that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as jumping -off points for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's worth of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. OCEAN MYSTERIES offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to education and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In the is awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come fact to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida , which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1:00pm , effective 9/14/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to education and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In the is awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come fact to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida , which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (D2 Stadium TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast to coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions and extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athlete's success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle despite any personal difficulties.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Lab (D2 Stadium TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/9:00am effective 5/26/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sports Lab is a weekly half hour sports science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's programming requirements for children ages 13 to 16. Each episode is a fun, educational show for teen viewers that showcases a wide range of sports, helping youngsters better understand sports, while demonstrating the scientific at work, giving them a greater understanding and appreciation of how we play as well as the science behind a particular sporting activity. Whether it is hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off of a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, viewers look into the science involved within the sport. Sports Lab is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Great Dr. Scott (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:00pm, effective 9/14/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16 years old. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinarian clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get a hands on insight into the world of veterinarian medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animals, animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and live stock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries-B (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. OCEAN MYSTERIES offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock The Park B (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1:30pm, effective 9/14/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to education and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In the is awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come fact to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida , which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (D2 Stadium TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self discipline, and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars Of Tomorrow (D2 Stadium TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment, and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Great Dr. Scott B (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:30pm, effective 9/14/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16 years old. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinarian clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get a hands on insight into the world of veterinarian medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animals, animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and live stock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports B (D2 Stadium TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV Sports is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13 to 16. The program highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular as it relates to individual sports or sporting activities. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports related episode is engaging, entertaining, and educational in structure allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV Sports is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock The Park B (D1 Litton Go Time Syndication)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to education and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In the is awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come fact to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida , which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports (D2 Stadium TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV Sports is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13 to 16. The program highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular as it relates to individual sports or sporting activities. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports related episode is engaging, entertaining, and educational in structure allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV Sports is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Perry Casciato
Address 4200 Radford Ave
City Studio City
State CA
Zip 91604
Telephone Number (856) 393-3297
Email Address casciato@cbs3.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. Note #1 - Effective 9/14/19 a new season line up went into place on KCAL D1 as part of Litton Go Time Syndication. The Great Dr. Scott now airs back to back episodes at 12:00pm-12:30pm and 12:30pm-1:00pm (replacing Outback Adventures at 12pm and Rock The Park at 12:30pm). Rock The Park now airs back to back episodes 1:00pm-1:30pm and 1:30pm-2:00pm (replacing Rock The Park B at 1-130pm and Culture Click at 130-2pm). Note #2- This 3rd Q report includes programming from 7/1/19 to 9/15/19 due to change in FCC reporting rules that took effect on 9/16/19.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title NO LONGER REQUIRED
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 0
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 0 years to 0 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. No Longer Required

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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.

Jay Howell , Mr. .

President General Manager


10/09/2019

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