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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:
57832
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WTVR-TV
Channel:
23 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028059
FRN:
0017790833
Date Submitted:
07/24/2017

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WTVR LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WTVR LICENSE, LLC

Bill Sewell

3301 WEST BROAD STREET

RICHMOND, VA 23230

United States

+1 (757) 446-1329 bill.sewell@wtkr.com Limited Liability Company

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

Bill Vanduynhoven , Vanduynhov .

Director of Engineering operations

Tribune Broadcasting

Bill Vanduynhoven

2211 Rabbit Hill Cir

Dacula, GA 30019

United States

+1 (404) 312-8693 BillV@Tribunemedia.com

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 American tower is replacing the shared combiner system to accommodate the repacked stations. Replace the WTVR Transmitter

Transmitters

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Add Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Retune Existing
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Axcera
Model Inovator HU500BD
Year 2008
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 5 kW

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New IOT Tubes Number of Tubes (including accessories) needed N/A
New Mask Filter
Power 30 kW
Other Power N/A
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? Yes
Exciter Type Single frequency agile

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model DCX-1
Year 2002
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Single
Power Capacity 25 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-50
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 32 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Current transmitter can not be re-tuned as stated by the manufacturer. Current transmitter can not meet the TPO requirement

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

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Removal Disposal

Removal of current transmitter to make room for new

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
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
Antenna position in stack Top
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels 14
Design power capacity in use 90.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 700.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1500.0 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

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
28
23

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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? Yes
Number of Hours 200
Explanation Landlord management services for shares antenna system modification
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 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 No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare and file 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
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 No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements Yes
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)? 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? 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 $1,263,850.00 $1,141,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,108,075.00 $1,419,900.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-50 $1,105,000.00 $1,105,000.00 $0.00
Removal Disposal $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 32 kW $1,000,000.00 $1,000,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electrical Install $80,000.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter Inovator HU500BD $158,850.00 $36,000.00 $0.00
Single frequency agile exciter $21,050.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
30 kW mask filter $32,600.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF and VHF - minor banding issues $105,200.00 $15,000.00 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 $637,930.00 $86,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,108,075.00 $1,419,900.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna TUD-05-14/70H-1-B $637,930.00 $86,400.00 $0.00
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), Two Station broadband panel antenna, horizontally polarized $547,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $64,745.00 $51,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,108,075.00 $1,419,900.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $64,745.00 $51,500.00 $0.00
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $31,600.00 $30,000.00 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 $141,550.00 $141,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,108,075.00 $1,419,900.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $141,550.00 $141,000.00 $0.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $125,000.00 $125,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 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 $2,108,075.00 $1,419,900.00 $0.00

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. No
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. No
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. No

Attachments

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