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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-152615
Submit Date:
04/07/2014
Call Sign:
WFTX-TV
Facility ID:
70649
City:
CAPE CORAL
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2014

General Information

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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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Ft. Myers-Naples
Web Home Page Address http://www.fox4now.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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Chat Room (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 10am (Jan 1 - Mar 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. CHAT ROOM provides a compelling look at real-life situations that happen to todays teens. Our adult host and teen panel then discuss the issues presented in a direct and forthright manner. While entertaining our target audience, we also educate them on how to problem solve and come up with intelligent and appropriate solutions to issues they may face both at home and at school. What would you do if you are riding in a car with friends and the driver is texting and distracted? What would you do if you saw your best friend's boyfriend with another girl? Would you tell her? How would you handle an abusive coach that verbally attacks players?
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. THE REAL WINNING EDGE delivers to our nation's youth the kind of entertainment value they enjoy watching, while promoting a value system that enforces a strong source of purpose and worthiness. This 13 week television series includes three profiles of young achievers who are positive real-life role models.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 10am ET (eff. Jan 2 - Mar 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. THE REAL WINNING EDGE delivers to our nation's youth the kind of entertainment value they enjoy watching, while promoting a value system that enforces a strong source of purpose and worthiness. This 13 week television series includes three profiles of young achievers who are positive real-life role models.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Eco Company (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The E-Co team reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show also provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a dynamic television news program for teens and pre-teens by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news program. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Ariel and Zoey and Eli, Too (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 10:00am EST (LTC - Feb 25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. ARIEL and ZOEY and ELI TOO introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. They have toured across the country performing concerts for the children of our heroic troops and the National Anthem at numerous events including before a New York Mets game at Citi Field, the Palace of Auburn Hills prior to a sold-out Detroit Pistons basketball game and before 54,000 fans at Shea Stadium.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW is a weekly half hour focusing on today's youth as they pursue their dreams of becoming the next sports superstars. The show profiles college and high school talent in sports and provides an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. 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 Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 10am EST (eff. 12/30/13) Jan. 6 to March 31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. ANIMAL RESCUE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. To facilitate your FCC filings, episode synopses are available on-line at our website, www.telcoproductions.com. Also available online are testimonials from our program advisory board, consisting of educators and veterinary professionals who have reviewed the program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Science (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 10am ET (Jan 3 - Mar 28)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. ANIMAL SCIENCE is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Career Day (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people for all sectors of the economy share their career path with young people.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title What Color Is Your Dog (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 10am (eff. March 4)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG? is an educational/informational series especially geared to ages 13 -16. In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman,a nationally renown TV show host, animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our fourlegged family companions. Also, each week other animal trainers will be highlighted in our Animal Actors segment, as they talk about their experiences with not only dogs and cats, but all types of animals including bugs and snakes. The audience will learn about the time and detail that goes into the specific training needed for film and television production.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Think Big (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am ET (Jan 5 - March 30)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. THINK BIG features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. Kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork.
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 Charlie Henrich - VP/GM
Address 621 SW Pine Island Road
City Cape Coral
State FL
Zip 33991
Telephone Number 239-574-3636
Email Address chenrich@jrn.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. WFTX is a full power station that ceased analog broadcasts on or before June 12th, 2009. Therefore the analog portion of this document no longer applies to the station.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Chat Room (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 10am ET (Apr 2 - Jun 25)
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. CHAT ROOM provides a compelling look at real-life situations that happen to todays teens. Our adult host and teen panel then discuss the issues presented in a direct and forthright manner. While entertaining our target audience, we also educate them on how to problem solve and come up with intelligent and appropriate solutions to issues they may face both at home and at school. What would you do if you are riding in a car with friends and the driver is texting and distracted? What would you do if you saw your best friend's boyfriend with another girl? Would you tell her? How would you handle an abusive coach that verbally attacks players?
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. 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 (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am ET (Apr 6 - Jun 29)
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 features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. Kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The E-Co team reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show also provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars Of Tomorrow (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW is a weekly half hour focusing on today's youth as they pursue their dreams of becoming the next sports superstars. The show profiles college and high school talent in sports and provides an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title What Color Is Your Dog (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 10:00am EST (Apr 1 to Jun 24)
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 COLOR IS YOUR DOG? is an educational/informational series especially geared to ages 13 -16. In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman,a nationally renown TV show host, animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our fourlegged family companions. Also, each week other animal trainers will be highlighted in our Animal Actors segment, as they talk about their experiences with not only dogs and cats, but all types of animals including bugs and snakes. The audience will learn about the time and detail that goes into the specific training needed for film and television production.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. Inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people for all sectors of the economy share their career path with young people.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (Primary Digital 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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 REAL WINNING EDGE delivers to our nation's youth the kind of entertainment value they enjoy watching, while promoting a value system that enforces a strong source of purpose and worthiness. This 13 week television series includes three profiles of young achievers who are positive real-life role models.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 10:00am EST (Apr 7 - Jun 30)
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. ANIMAL RESCUE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. To facilitate your FCC filings, episode synopses are available on-line at our website, www.telcoproductions.com. Also available online are testimonials from our program advisory board, consisting of educators and veterinary professionals who have reviewed the program.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 10am ET (Apr 3 - Jun 26)
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 REAL WINNING EDGE delivers to our nation's youth the kind of entertainment value they enjoy watching, while promoting a value system that enforces a strong source of purpose and worthiness. This 13 week television series includes three profiles of young achievers who are positive real-life role models.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Science (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 10am ET (Apr 4 - Jun 27)
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. ANIMAL SCIENCE is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.

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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.

Journal Broadcast Corporation dba WFTX-TV


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