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FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

Facility ID:
26655
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KPPX-TV
Channel:
31 (UHF)
File Number:
0000121616
FRN:
0001808468
Date Submitted:
09/14/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

ION TELEVISION LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: ION TELEVISION LICENSE, LLC

601 CLEARWATER PARK ROAD

WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

United States

+1 (561) 682-4110 BIANCAFRYE@IONMEDIA.COM Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. No
Briefly describe transition plan Station was planning to repack until proposed solution allowed KPPX to continue operating on same channel. Seeking reimbursement for outside professional services costs that occurred before solution was finalized.

Transmitters

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Related Expenses Do you have transmitter related expenses? No

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? No

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? No

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Quantity N/A
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement No
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Engineering Study to Determine Correct Mask Filter

Perform engineering study for new channel assignment regarding mask filter and Ch 14 reassignment

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? No
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning No
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application No
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? No
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? No

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Antennas

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $29,450.00 $28,534.95 N/A $28,534.95 N/A
Total for all systems $29,450.00 $28,534.95 N/A $28,534.95 N/A
Outside Professional Services $29,450.00 $28,534.95 $28,534.95
Engineering Study to Determine Correct Mask Filter $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Please see du Treil invoice #240264 $5,000.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $4,968.45 Please see Cooley invoice #501527-144 $4,968.45 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $994.50 Please see Cooley invoice #501527-144 $994.50 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $2,293.20 Please see Cooley invoice #501527-144 $2,293.20 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $5,000.00 Please see du Treil invoices #240761 and #241095 $5,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $125.00 N/A $125.00 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $10,153.80 Please see Cooley invoice #501527-144 $10,153.80 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Engineering Study to Determine Correct Mask Filter

Component Description:
Cost for engineering study to determine correct mask filter based on original Ch 14 assignment. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$5,000.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
Cost for legal services to prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Unable to Construct Waiver. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,968.45
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Cost for legal services to prepare and file FCC form 2100 License Application. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$994.50
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Cost for legal services to prepare and file FCC form 2100 Construction Permit Application. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,293.20
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Cost for preparation of engineering section of FCC Form 2100. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,750.00

Component Description:
Cost for preparation of engineering section of FCC Form 2100. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,250.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Cost of engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50

Component Description:
Cost of engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless

Component Description:
Cost for legal services to solve channel 14 interference issues. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$10,153.80

Cost Information

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $0.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $29,450.00 $28,534.95 N/A $28,534.95 N/A
Other Expenses $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $29,450.00 $28,534.95 $28,534.95

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. Yes
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. Yes

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  4. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (broadcasters) or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD).

  5. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it will maintain and provide to the Commission detailed records, including receipts, of all costs eligible for reimbursement actually incurred.

  7. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  8. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

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

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


09/14/2020

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE, FRAUDULENT, OR FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISIONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE AND/OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 31, SECTIONS 3729-3733).

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity certifies that the statements in this form and attached documentation are true, complete, and correct.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  4. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  5. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (full power and Class A stations) and/or otherwise modify a television station’s facility as a result of the spectrum repack (LPTV/TV Translator stations); or to minimize service disruption resulting from a repacked television station (FM stations); or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD) .

  6. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  7. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

  8. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  9. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a prerequisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

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

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


09/14/2020

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Final Allocation or Accounting Information Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  3. The above-named entity certifies that all costs identified as "actual costs" herein accurately represent the costs actually paid by the above-named entity, including any discounts, refunds, or rebates.

  4. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  5. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

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

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


09/14/2020

Attachments

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