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

FRN:
0003778511
File Number:
0000007729
Submit Date:
01/11/2016
Call Sign:
WYDC
Facility ID:
62219
City:
CORNING
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

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

WYDC, INC.

Doing Business As: WYDC, INC.

William Christian

33 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING, NY 14830

United States

+1 (607) 937-5000

bchristian@wydctv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Mark Denbo

Counsel

Smithwick & Belendiuk, P.C.

5028 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.

Suite 301

Washington, DC 20016

United States

+1 (202) 350-9656

mdenbo@fccworld.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Elmira (Corning)
Web Home Page Address www.wydctv.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: 3.5
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 is a science series that highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills. It airs on WJKP 48.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/10am; Sun/9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Animal Atlas' high definition video of the arresting animals and animal elements is well used to engage viewers and lead them through a sequence of valued and meaningful insights. One of the series strengths is that it links a wide variety of information into sequences that make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. The interstitial quizzes have become not just summaries of previous information but a lead-in to the next organized sequence of information. The tone of credited narrator Eric Schwartz is perfect for the target group of 13-16 year-olds. It is non-professorial and faux flip-again, ideal for the target mindset of self-confident adolescence. Yet the vocabulary is rich. It presumes the understanding of the words like "behemoth" and "adaptation" but gives enough context to add that word to young viewers' vocabulary without getting pedantic. Great information in a rich visual context. Airs on WJKP 48.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. A series that all animal lovers will watch and learn from. Airs on WYDC 48.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 Coolest Places on Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast paced engaging information, packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. It airs on WJKP 48.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This airs on WJKP 48.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Each week host Emily Calandrelli takes viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Airs on WYDC 48.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun/8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. "Think Big" concentrates on the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. This airs on channel 48.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Airs on WYDC 48.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun/8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This airs on WYDC 48.1,
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Host Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. Airs on WYDC 48.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/8:30am; Sun/9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Zoo Clues takes viewers on a fast paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards have spots? Questions and clues are presented giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. This airs on WJKP 48.2.
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 Jennifer L Mattison
Address 33 E Market St
City Corning
State NY
Zip 14830
Telephone Number (607) 937-5000
Email Address jmattison@wydctv.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. .

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 is a science series that highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills. It airs on WJKP 48.2
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This airs on WYDC 48.1
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun/8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This airs on WYDC 48.1,
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Host Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. This airs on WYDC 48.1
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. This airs on WYDC 48.1
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun/8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Think Big" concentrates on the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. This airs on WJKP 48.2.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Xploration: Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. A series that all animal lovers will watch and learn from. This airs on WYDC 48.1
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/10am; Sun/9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas' high definition video of the arresting animals and animal elements is well used to engage viewers and lead them through a sequence of valued and meaningful insights. One of the series strengths is that it links a wide variety of information into sequences that make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. The interstitial quizzes have become not just summaries of previous information but a lead-in to the next organized sequence of information. The tone of credited narrator Eric Schwartz is perfect for the target group of 13-16 year-olds. It is non-professorial and faux flip-again, ideal for the target mindset of self-confident adolescence. Yet the vocabulary is rich. It presumes the understanding of the words like "behemoth" and "adaptation" but gives enough context to add that word to young viewers' vocabulary without getting pedantic. Great information in a rich visual context. Airs on WJKP 48.2.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast paced engaging information, packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. It airs on WJKP 48.2
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/8:30a; Sun/9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Clues takes viewers on a fast paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards have spots? Questions and clues are presented giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. This airs on WJKP 48.2

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.

Jennifer L Mattison

Program Director


01/11/2016

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