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FCC Form 399: Incentive Auction Relocation Reimbursement Fund System

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)FCC Form 399: Incentive Auction Relocation Reimbursement Fund System

File Number:
0000028869
FRN:
0006692347
Facility ID:
9989
Repack Channel:
29 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
07/13/2017

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Mark Spiller

23 SESAME STREET

RICHMOND, VA 23235

United States

+1 (804) 320-1301 mspiller@ideastations.org 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. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Replace existing solid state transmitter with new solid state transmitter, re-tune shared broadband antenna, replace combiner to accommodate new channel assignments and management of channels on shared tower.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 412
Call Sign WRLH-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WRLH LICENSEE, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License RICHMOND, VA
Pre-auction RF Channel 26
Post-auction RF Channel 24
Neilsen DMA Richmond-Petersburg
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 9987
Call Sign WCVE-TV
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License RICHMOND, VA
Pre-auction RF Channel 42
Post-auction RF Channel 22
Neilsen DMA RICHMOND-PETERSBURG
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 74416
Call Sign WRIC-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License PETERSBURG, VA
Pre-auction RF Channel 22
Post-auction RF Channel 28
Neilsen DMA Richmond-Petersburg
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 57832
Call Sign WTVR-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WTVR LICENSE, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License RICHMOND, VA
Pre-auction RF Channel 25
Post-auction RF Channel 23
Neilsen DMA Richmond-Petersburg
Network Affiliation

Transmitters

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Related Expenses Do you have transmitter related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use  
Ownership Owned
Owner  
Site  
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model Diamond DHD 60P2
Year 2002
Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Description  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 14 kw
Other Transmitter Type  

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use  
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-6
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 4.32 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter Existing transmitter cannot be re-tuned to post-transition channel.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size
Length
Other Electrical Service No
Description  
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type
Size
Other Size  
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed?
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed?
Is additional field engineering time needed?
Number of Days  

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Retune Existing
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Owner American Tower Corp
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? Yes
Is the existing antenna directional? No
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount stacked
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 3
Number of Panels 70
Design power capacity in use 70.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 800.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 2500.00 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TUD-05-14/70H-1-B
Year 2002

Facility ID's and Call Signs of all stations with whom the antenna is shared.

Facility ID Call Sign
74416 WRIC-TV
412 WRLH-TV

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

Section Question Response
Sweep Test of Existing Antenna Do you need a sweep test of existing antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 2
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
29
22

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Combiner installation and testing

Installation and testing of new combiner.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 4 1/16 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 170 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 4 1/16 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 170 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Existing lines likely incompatible. (Subject to verification after line sweep.)

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Installation of Transmission Lines

Labor costs for installing new transmission lines.

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? Yes
Number of Hours 221
Explanation Project management performed by tower owner and cost was split among shared tenants.
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 Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
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 Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers No
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

Information not provided.

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? Yes
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)? Yes
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? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

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 $273,000.00 $271,300.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $632,364.00 $496,487.60 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-6 $273,000.00 $271,300.00 $0.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4.32 kW $200,000.00 $200,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $35,850.00 $35,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $37,150.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Antennas

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 $253,190.00 $106,640.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $632,364.00 $496,487.60 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna TUD-05-14/70H-1-B $253,190.00 $106,640.00 $0.00
Combiner installation and testing $46,640.00 $46,640.00 Cost listed is the WCVW portion of shared cost. See attached ATC exhibit. N/A N/A
Combiner output splitting/switching for dual feed lines, if applicable $120,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $80,000.00 $60,000.00 WCVW portion of shared costs. See attached ATC exhibit N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount Three Station broadband panel antenna horizontally polarized $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

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 $28,010.00 $42,147.60 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $632,364.00 $496,487.60 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $28,010.00 $42,147.60 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16" $23,460.00 $37,597.60 This is estimate given for 170 feet of line and all of the mounting hardware was issued by Dielectric. (Purchase subject to verification after line sweep.) $0.00 N/A
Installation of Transmission Lines $4,550.00 $4,550.00 WCVW portion of transmitter line installation costs per quote from Brook Hill Communications. N/A N/A

Components

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 $60,914.00 $59,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $632,364.00 $496,487.60 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $60,914.00 $59,400.00 $0.00
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,305.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $1,535.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,535.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,070.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $34,034.00 $33,150.00 WCVW portion of shared costs.See attached ATC exhibit. N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,560.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,585.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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 $17,250.00 $17,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $632,364.00 $496,487.60 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $17,250.00 $17,000.00 $0.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,250.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $632,364.00 $496,487.60 $0.00

Construction Status

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Question Response
Is construction complete? No

Attachments

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