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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003768876
File Number:
CPR-176058
Submit Date:
01/01/2016
Call Sign:
WEPT-CD
Facility ID:
30429
City:
NEWBURGH
State:
NY
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/01/2016
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?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network AMGTV
Nielsen DMA New York
Web Home Page Address

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 4.42
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Pets In Paradise TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Pets in Paradise TV is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 am through 11/7, Saturdays 8:00 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 weekly half-hour science television series The programs highlight 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, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. "Dragonfly TV" 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/226
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 am through 11/7, Saturdays 10:00 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Think Big
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/139
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 am through 11/7, Saturdays 7:30 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Biz Kids
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/125
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 am through 11/7, Saturdays 10:30 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Elizabeth Stanton has spent her life traveling the world. Now she's doing it with her celebrity friends on "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World." In their travels, Stanton and the celebrities explore other cultures, learn about history and find opportunities to help people in need. Among the locations visited in the weekly series are Nicaragua, London and Vietnam, as well as U.S.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/179
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 am through 11/7, Saturdays 7:00 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Aqua Kids is a leading educational series that teaches kids of all ages the importance of protecting our nation's aquatic environments. This Emmy Award Winning Series strives to show kids that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Aqua Kids
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/114
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 through 11/7 Saturdays 9:00 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Atlas
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/1125
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 am through 11/7, Saturdays 8:30 effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/173
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title ECO Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 am through 11/7, Saturdays 9:30 effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The team will report on the latest technologies in engery, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program ECO Company
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/602
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 am through 11/7, Saturdays 11:00 am effective 11/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental video and pop-up 'Travel Tips,' Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world and provides educational information on: GEOGRAPHY: Graphic maps and/or detailed audio descriptions of where in the world the subject country/city is located. Major land formations and the general terrain are also described and shown. HISTORY: Major historical sites and attractions are always a highlight of the show. Laura is onsite to deliver facts, stories, and little known trivia about all major points of historical interest. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: Episodes provide an in-depth look at everyday life around the world - often including personal interviews with native residents of the subject country/city. ACTION AND ADVENTURE: Each episode contains an adventure segment, highlighting how the natural environment provides areas for people to explore, enjoy, and experience any destination. ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT: Learn about the creative and fine arts of an area through trips to museums, entertainment venues, markets, specialty shops, town centers, etc. The local history of art and entertainment is also explained and explored. TYPE OF GOVERNMENT: Episodes introduce how a country is governed and what sorts of interesting or unusual laws govern the subject destination.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Laura McKenzie's Traveler
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted
Episode # 10-3-15/109
Reason for Preemption Other

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 Duncan M. Brown
Address 2237 State Route 66
City Ghent
State NY
Zip 12075
Telephone Number 518-381-3720
Email Address dbrown@loop.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 (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 am
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. Elizabeth Stanton has spent her life traveling the world. Now she's doing it with her celebrity friends on "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World." In their travels, Stanton and the celebrities explore other cultures, learn about history and find opportunities to help people in need. Among the locations visited in the weekly series are Nicaragua, London and Vietnam, as well as U.S.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdsays 7:00 am
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. Aqua Kids is a leading educational series that teaches kids of all ages the importance of protecting our nation's aquatic environments. This Emmy Award Winning Series strives to show kids that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
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. Pets in Paradise TV is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title ECO Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 am
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. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The team will report on the latest technologies in engery, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 am
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including 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 10) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 am
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental video and pop-up 'Travel Tips,' Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world and provides educational information on: GEOGRAPHY: Graphic maps and/or detailed audio descriptions of where in the world the subject country/city is located. Major land formations and the general terrain are also described and shown. HISTORY: Major historical sites and attractions are always a highlight of the show. Laura is onsite to deliver facts, stories, and little known trivia about all major points of historical interest. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: Episodes provide an in-depth look at everyday life around the world - often including personal interviews with native residents of the subject country/city. ACTION AND ADVENTURE: Each episode contains an adventure segment, highlighting how the natural environment provides areas for people to explore, enjoy, and experience any destination. ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT: Learn about the creative and fine arts of an area through trips to museums, entertainment venues, markets, specialty shops, town centers, etc. The local history of art and entertainment is also explained and explored. TYPE OF GOVERNMENT: Episodes introduce how a country is governed and what sorts of interesting or unusual laws govern the subject destination.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 am
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 am
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 weekly half-hour science television series The programs highlight 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, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. "Dragonfly TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 am
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.

Certification

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

Venture Technologies Group, LLC


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